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In a nutshell, greed kills you.
The young men in the Pardoner's Tale all want to receive more money than the promised 1/3 share. After plotting to remove the others, all three die and, of course, receive nothing.
Macbeth has been given a new title, Thane of Cawdor, for his efforts during the war; however, this isn't enough for him or his wife. After killing King Duncan, he brings all of England and Scotland down on himself leaving himself with nothing.
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