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Exeunt ANTONY and EU PURONIUS. The doom of Egypt. Eno. Yes, like enough, high-battled Cesar Thyr. 'Tis your noblest course. will

[show, Wisdom and fortune combating together, Unstate his happiness, and be stag'd to the If that the former dare but what it can, Against a sworder.-I see, men's judgements No chance may shake it. Give me gracet to (ward My duty on your hand.

(lay A parcel* of their fortunes; and things out

Cleo. Your Cesar's father

sin, Do draw the inward quality after them,

Oft, when he hath mus'd of taking kingdoms To suffer all alike. That he should dream,

Bestow'd his lips on that unworthy place, Knowing all measures, the full Cesar will As it rain'd kisses. Answer his emptiness !-Cesar, thou hast subHis judgement too.

(du'd

Re-entor AXTONY and ENOBARBUS.

Ant. Favours, by Jove that thunders Enter an ATTENDANT.

What art thoni, fellow ? Att. A messenger from Cesar.

Thyr. One, that but performs Cleo. What, no more ceremony?-See, my The bidding of the fullestý man, and worthiest woinen!

[nose,

To have command obey'd. Against the blown rose may they stop their

Eno. You will be whipp'd. That kneelid unto the buds.-Admit him, Sir.

Art. Approach, there:-Ay, you kite!-Now Eno. Mine honesty, and I, begin to squaret Authority melts from me: Of late, when I

gods and devils! The loyalty, well held to fools, does make

cry'd, ho!

[forth Our faith mere folly:-Yet, he, that can endure Like boys unto a niiss,ll kings would start To follow with allegiance a fallen lord,

And cry, Your will? Have you no ears? I am Does conquer him that did his master conquer,

Enter ATTENDANTS. And earns a place i'the story.

Antony yet. Tale hence this Jack, and Enter THYREUS.

whip him. Cleo. Cesar's will?

Eno. 'Tis better playing with a lion's whelp, Thyr. Hear it apart.

Than with an old one dying. Cleo. None but friends; say boldly.

Ant. Moon and stars

[butaries Thyr. So, haply,t are they friends to Antony. That do acknowledge Cesar, should I fiod

Whip him:-Were't twenty of the greatest triEno. He needs as many, Sir, as Cesar las; Or needs not us. If Cesar please, our master

them Will leap to be his friend: For us, you know, So saucy with the hand of she here, (What's

her name, Whose lie is, we are; and that's Cesar's.

(lows, Thyr. So.

(treats,

Since she was Cleopatra ?)—Whip him, fel. Thus then, thou most renova'd; Cesar en: Till, like a boy, you see him cringe his face, Not to consider in what case thou stand'st,

And whine aloud for mercy: Take hiin hence. Further than he is Cesar.

Thur. Mark Antony, Cleo. Go on: Right royal.

Ant. Tug him away: being whipp'd, Thyr. he knows, that you embrace not An. Bring him again :- This Jack of Cesar's shall

Bear us an errand to him.tony As you did love, but as you fear'd him.

[Ercunt ArtEND. acith THYREUS. Cleo. 0!

You were hali blasted ere I knew you :-Hà Thyr. The scars upon your honour, there. Have I my pillow left unpress'd in Rome, fore, he

Forborne the getting of a lawful race, Does pity, as constrained blemishes,

And by a gem of women, to be abus'd Not as deserv'd.

By one that looks on feeders ?** Cleo. He is a god, and knows [yielded,

Cleo. Good my lord,-
What is most right: Mine honour was not But when we in our viciousness grow hard,

Ant. You have been a boggler ever:-
But conquer'd merely:
Eno. To be sure of that,

[-Aside.

(O misery on't!) the wise gods seelit our eyes; I will ask Antony.-Sir, šir, thou'rt so leaky; In our own filth drop our clear judgements;

make us That we must leave thee to thy sinking, for Thy dearest quit thee. [Exii ENOBARBUS.

Adore our errors; laugh at us, while we strut Thyr. Shall I say to Cesar

To our confusion.

Cleo. 0, is it come to this? What you require of him? for he partly begs To be desir’d to give. It much would please Dead Cesar's trencher: nay, you were a frag.

Ant. I found you as a morsel, cold upon him,

ment That of his fortunes you should make a staff

[hours, To lean upon: but it would warm his spirits,

Of Cneius Pompey's; besides what hutter To hear from me you had left Antony,

Unregister'd in vulgar fame, you have And put yourself under his shroud,

Luxuriously?! pick'd out:-For I am sure, The universal landlord.

Though you can guess what temperance should Cleo. What's your name?

You know not what it is.

[be,

Cleo. Wherefore is this?
Thyr. My name is Thyreus.
Cleo. Most kind messenger,

Ant. To let a fellow that will take rewards Say to great Cesar this, In disputations

And say, God quit you! be familiar with I kiss his conqu’ring hand : tell him, I am My playfellow, your hand; this kingly seal,

And plighter of bigh hearts !-0, that I wer prompt To lay my crown at his feet, and there to Upon the hill of Basan, to outroar sneei:

* Obeyed. + Grant me the favour. Conquer ng Most complete and perfect.

il seramute. + Quarrel. 1 Perhaps. 1 A term of contempt. • Servants.

+7 (lose up. $ Hupposed to be an error for de mutation, i. c. by proxy.

#: Wantonly.

• Aro da mere with them.

my lord

The horned herd! for I have savage cause; All my sad captains, fill our bowis; once more And to proclaim it civilly, were like

Let's mock the midnight hell. A halter'd neck, which does the hangman Cleo. It is my birth-day: thank

I had thought, to have held it poor; but, since For being yare* about him. Is he whipp'd?

Is Antony again, I will be Cleopatra. Re-enter ATTENDANTS, with THYRELS. Ant. We'll vet do well,

Cleo. Call all his noble captains to my lord. 1 Att. Soundly, my lord.

Ant. Do so, we'll speak to them; and toInt. Cry'd he? and begg'd be pardon?

night I'll furce Latt. He did ask favour.

The wine peep through their scars.--Come 011, Ant. If that thy father live, let him repent

my queen; Thou vast not made his daughter; and be thou There's sap in't yet. The next time I do figlit, To follow Cesar in his triumph, since (şorry I'll make death love me; for I will contenu Thou hast been whipp'd for following him : Even with his pestilent scythe.

henceforth, The white hand of a lady fever thee,

[Exeunt ANTONY, CLEOPATRA, Guci

Attendants. Shake thou to look on't.-Get thee back to

Eno. Now he'll out-stare the lightning. To Cesar,

be furious, Tell him thy entertainment: Look, thou say,

Is, to be frighted out of fear: and in that mood, He makes me angry with him: for he seems

The dove will peck the estridge ;* and I see Proud and disdainful; harping on what I am; A dimination in our captain's brain [still, Not what he knew I was: He makes me Restores his heart: Viben valour preys on angry;

reason, And at this uime most easy 'uis to do't;

It eats the sword it fights with. I will seek I hen my good stars, that were my former some way to leave him.

[Erit. guides, Have empty left their orbs, and shot their fires

ACT IT.
Into the abism of hell. If he mislike
My speech, and what is done; tell him, he has
Hipparchus, my enfranchis'd bondman, whom

SCENE 1.–Cesar's Camp at Alexandria.
He may at pleasure whip, or hang, or torture, Enter Cesar, reading a Letier; AGRIPPA, JE-
As he shall like, to quitt me: Urge it thon:

C!!NAS, uni others. Hence, with thy stripes, begone.

[Exit THYREUS. Ces. He calls me boy; and chides, as he had Cleo. Have you done yet?

power Ant. Alack, our terrene; moon

To beat me out of Egypt: my messenger Is now eclips'd ; and it portends alone He hath whipp'd with rods; dares me to perThe fall of Antony !

sunal combat, Cleo must stay his time.

Cesar to Antony: Lei the old rullian know, Ant. To flatter César, would you mingle eyes I have many other ways to die; mean time, With one that ties his points?

Laugh at his challenge. Cleo. Not know me yet?

Mec, Cesar must think, Ant. Cold-hearted toward me?

When one so great begins to rage, he's hunted: Cleo. Ah, dear, it I be so,

Esen to falling. Give him do breath, but now From my cold heart let heaven engender hail, Make boot of his distraction: Never anger And poison it in the source; and the first stone made good guard for itself. Drop in my neck; as it determines, o so

Ces. Let our best heads Dissolve my life! The next Cesarion|| smite ! know, that to-morrow the last of many battles Till, by degrees, the memory of my womb, We mean to tight:-Within our files there are Together with my brave Egyptians all, Of those that serv'd Mark Antony but late, By the discandying of this pelleted storm, Enough to fetch him in. See it be done; Lie graveless; till the flies and gnats of Nile And feast the army: we have store to do't, Have buried them for prey!

And they have earn'd the waste. Poor AnAnt. I am satisfied.

tony!

[Exeunt. Cesar sits down in Alexandria ; where I will oppose his fale. Onr force by land SCEVE U.-Alexandria.-4 Room in the Hath nobly held; our sever'd navy too

Pulace. Hare knit again, and fleet, ** threat'ning most sealike.

Enter ANTONY, CLEOPATRA, ENOBARBUS, Where hast thou been, my heart ?-Dost thou CHARMIAN, IRAS, ALEXAS, and others.

hear, lady? If from the field I shall return once more

Ant. He will not fight with me, Domilius To kiss these lips, I will appear in blood;

Eno, No. I and my sword will carn our chronicle;

Ant. Why should he not? There is hope in it yet.

Eno. He thinks, being twenty times of bet.

ter fortune, Cleo. That's my brave lord ! Ant. I will be treble-sinew'd, hearted, He is twenty men to one.

Ant. To-morrow, soldier, breath'd, And fight malicionsly: for when mine hours

By sea and land I'll fight: or I will live, Were nicett and lucky, men did ransom lives

Or bathe my dying honour in the blood Of me for jests; but now, I'll set my teeth,

Shall make it live again. Woo't thou figh

well ? And send to darkness all that stop me.-Come, Let's have one other gaudyti night: call to me

Eno. I'll strike; and cry, Inke all.

Ant. Well said; come on.• Rearly, handy. + . | Earthly.

Call forth my household servants; let's to-right: Dissolves. iller son by Julius Cesar.

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Enter SERVANTS.

3 Sold. 'Tis a brave army, Be bounteous at our meal.-Give me thy hand,

And full of purpose. Thou hast been rightly honest;-so hast thou ;

[Music of Huutbous under the Stage. And thou,-and thou,-and thou :-you have

4 Sold. Peace, what noise? serv'd me well,

1 Sold. List, list! And kings have been your fellows.

2 Sold. Hark! Cleo. What means this?

1 Sold. Music i'the air. Eno. 'Tis one of those odd tricks, which

3 Sold. Under the earth. sorrow shoots

4 Sold. It sigas* well,

[Aside. Out of the mind.

Does't not? Ant. And thou art honest too..

3 Sold. No. I wish, I could be made so many men ;

1 Sold. Peace, I say. What should this And all of you clapp'd up together in

mean? An Antony; that I might do you service,

2 Sold. 'Tis the god Hercules, whom An. So good as you have done.

tony loy'd, Serv. The gods forbid!

Now leaves him. Ant. Well, my good fellows, wait on me to

1 Sold. Walk ; let's see if other watchmen night:

Do hear what we do. Scant not my cups; and make as much of me,

[They adrunce to another Post. As when mine empire was your fellow too,

2 Sold. How now, masters ? And sutler'd my command.

Sold. How now? Cleo. What does he mean?

How now ? do you hear this? Eno. To make his followers weep.

[Several speaking together. Ant. Tend me to-night;

1 Sold. Ay; Is't not strange? May be, it is the period of your duty :

3 Sold. Do you hear, masters? do you

hear? Haply,* you shall not see me more ; or if,

1 Sold. Follow the noise so far as we have A mangled shadow: perchance, to-morrow You'll serve another master. I look on you,

quarter; As one that takes his leave. Mine honest Let's see how't will give off. friends,

Sold. [Several speaking.] Content: Tis I turn you not away ; but, like a master

strange.

[Ereunt. Married to your good service, stay till death:

SCENE IV.-The same.-A Room in the Tend me to-night two hours, I ask no more,

Palace.
And the gods yield+ you for't!
Eno. What mean you, Sir,

[weep;

Enter ANTONY, und CLEOPATRA; CHARMIAN, To give them this discomfort ? Look, they

and others, attending. And I, an ass, am onion-ey'd ; for shame, Ant. Eros! mine armour, Eros ! Transform us not to women.

Cleo. Sleep a little. Ant. Ho, ho, ho !

Ant. No, my chuck.-Eros, come; mine ar. Now the witch take me, if I meant it thus! Grace grow where those drops fall! My hearty friends,

Enter Eros, with Armour. You take me in too dolorons a sense:

Come, my good fellow, put thine iron on :-
I spake to you for your comfort: did desire you If fortune be not our's to-day, it is
To burn this night with torches: Know, my Because we brave her.—Come.
hearts,

Cleo. Nay, I'll help too.
I hope well of to-morrow; and will lead you, What's this for ?
Where rather I'll expect victorious life,

Ant. Ah, let be, let be! thou art [this. Than death and honour. Let's to supper; The armourer of my heart:-False, false; this, come,

Cleo. Sooth, la, I'll help: Thus it must be. And drown consideration. [Ereunt. Ant. Well, well;

[fellow ?

We shall thrive now. See'st thou, my good SCENE III.-The same.- Before the Palace.

Gu, put on thy defences.

Eros. Briefly,t Sir.
Enter two Soldiers, to their Guard.

Cleo. Is not this buckled well ?
1 Sold. Brother, good night : to-morrow is He that unbuckles this, till we do please

Ant. Rarely, rarely : the day. 2 Sold. It will determine one way: fare you Thou fumblest, Eros; and my queen’s a squire

To dofl't for our repose, shall hear a storm.well. Heard you of nothing strange about the streets?

More tights at this, than thou: Despatch.-O 1 Sold. Nothing: What news?

love,

[knew'st

That thou could'st see my wars to-day, and 2 Sold. Belike, 'tis but Good night to you.

The royal occupation! thou should'st see 1 Sold. Well, Sir, good night.

Enter an OFFICER, armed.
Enter two other SOLDIERS.

A workman in't.-Good morrow to thee; wel

come: 2 Sold. Soldiers,

[charge Have careful watch.

Thou look'st like him that knows a warlike 3 Sold. And you: Good night, good night.

To business that we love, we rise betime, [The first tuo place themselves at their posts. And go to it with delight. a Sild. Here we: [They take their Posts.] Early though it be, have on their riveted trim,,

1 Ott. A thousand, Sir, and if to-morrow Our navy thrive, I have an absolute hope

And at the port expect you. Our langmen will stand up.

[Shout." Trumpets. Flourish * Bodes, + Shortly:

I Put off # Perhaps.

Reward.
#Stop.
Handy.

Riveted dress, armour,

mour, Eros!

rumour:

Enter other OFFICERS, and SOLDIERS. (That Antony may seem to spend his fury 2 Off. The morn is fair.-Good morrow, ge

Upon himself. (Exeunt Cesar and his Train. neral.

Eno. Alexas did revolt; and went to Jewry, All. Good morrow, general.

On affairs of Antony; there did persuade Ant. 'Tis well blown, lads.

Great Herod to incline himself to Cesar, This morning, like the spirit of a youth

And leave his master Antony: for this pains, That means to be of note, begins betimes.

Cesar hath hang'd him. Canidius, and the rest So, so; come, give me that this way; well That fell away, have entertainment, but said.

No honourable trust. I have done ill;
Fare thee well, dame, whate'er becomes of ine:

Of which I do accuse myself so sorely,
This is a soldier's kiss: rebukable, [Kisses her. That I will joy no more.
Aud worthy shameful check it were, to stand
On more mechanic compliment; I'll leave thee

Enter a Soldier of Cesar's,
Now, like a man of steel.-You, that will
fight,

Sold. Enobarbus, Antony Follow me close; I'll bring you to't.--Adieu.

Hath after thee sent all thy treasure, with [Exeunt A NTONY, EROS, Officers, und His bounty overplus: The messenger SOLDIERS.

Came on my guard ; and at thy tent is now, hur. Please you, retire to your chamber?

Unloading of his mules. Cleo. Lead me,

Eno. I give it you.

[might He goes forth gallantly. That he and Cesar

Sold. Mock me not, Enobarbus. Determine this great war in single fight!

I tell you true: Best that you sat'd the bringer Then, Antony,—But now,-Well, on. Exeunt. Out of the host; I must attend mine orlice,

Or would have done't myself. Your emperor

[Exit SOLDIER. SCENE V.-ANTONY's Camp near Alexandria. Continues still a Jove.

Eno. I am alone the villain of the rth, Trumpets sound.Enter ANTONY and Eros; a

And feel I am so most. O Antony,
SOLDIER meeting them.

Thou mine of bounty, how would'st thou have Sold. The gods make this a happy day to Thou dost so crown with gold! This blows*

My better service, when my turpitude [paid Antony ! Ant. 'Would, thou and those thy scars had If swift thought break it not, a swifter mean

my heart: once prevailid To make me fight at land!

Shall outstrike thought: but thought will do't,

I feel. Sold. Had'st thou done so, The kings that have revolted, and the soldier Some ditch, wherein to die; the foul'st best

I fight against thee!-No: I will go seek That has this morning left thee, would have

tits Follow'd thy heels.

(still Ant. Who's gone this morning?

My latter part of life.

(Exit. Sold. Who? One ever near thee: Call for Enobarbus,

SCENE VII.-Field of Battle belween the He shall not hear thee; or from Cesar's camp

Cumps. Say, I am none of thine.

Alarum.- Drums and Trumpets.-Enter AGRIP Ant. What say'st thou?

PA, and others.
Sold. Sir,
He is with Cesar.

Agr. Retire, we have engag'd ourselves too

far: Eros. Sir, his chests and treasure He has not with him.

Cesar himself has work, and our oppression Ant. Is he gone?

Exceeds what we expected.

(Exeunt. Sold. Most certain. Ant. Go, Eros, send his treasure after; do Alarum.Enter Antony, and Scarus wounded. it;

Scar. O my brave emperor, this is fought inDetain no jot, I charge thee: write to him

deed! (I will subscribe) gentle adieus, and greetings: Had we done so at first, we had driven them Say, that I wish he never find more cause With clouts about their heads.

(home To change a master.-0, my fortunes have Ant. Thou bleed'st apace. Corrupted honest men :-Eros, despatch. Scur. I had a wound here that was like a T,

(Exeunt. But now 'tis made an H.

Ant. They do retire. SCENE VI.-CESAR's Camp before Alex- Scar. We'll beat 'em into bench-holes; I

andria,
Flourish.-Enter Cesar with AGRIPPA, Exo-

Room for six scotchest more.
BARBCS, and others.

Enter Eros.
Ces. Go forth, Agrippa, and begin the fight:
Our will is, Antony be took alive;

Eros. They are beaten, Sir; and our advanMake it so known.

tage serves Agr. Cesar, I shall. [Exit AGRIPPA. For a fair victory.

Ces. The time of universal peace is near: Scur. Let us score their backs, Prove this a prosperous day, the three-nook'd | And snatch 'em up, as we take bares, behind; Shall bear the olive freely.

(world | 'Tis sport to maul a runner.

Ant. I will reward thee
Enter a Messenger.

Once for thy spritely comfort, and ten-fold
Mess. Antony

For thy good valour. Come thee on. Is come into the field.

Scar. i'll halt after.

Exeunt. Ces. Go, charge Agrippa Plant those that have revolted in the van,

* Swells.

# Cuts

have yet

tears

as his

SCENE VII.-L'nder the walls of Alerundria. 2 Sold. Stand close, and list to him.

Eno. Be witness to me, I thou blessed moon Alarum. Enter ANTONY, marching ; SCARUS,

When men revolted shall upon record and forces.

Bear hateful memory, pour Enobarbus did Ant. We have beat him to his camp; Run Before thy face repent!one before,

1 Sold. Enobarbus! And let the queen know of our guests.-To

3 Sold. Peace;

Hark further. morrow, Before the sun shall see us, we'll spill the blood

Eno. O sovereign mistress of true melan. That has to-day escap’d. I thank you all;

choly,

(me; Fór doughty-handed are you; and have The poisonous damp of night disponge* upoi fought

That life, a very rebel to my will, Not as you serv'd the cause, but as it had been May hang no longer on me: Throw my heart Each man's like mine; you have shown all Against the flint and hardness of my fault; Hectors.

Which, being dried with grief, will break to Enter the city, c!ipt your wives, your friends,,

powder, Tell them your feats; whilst they with joyful And finish all foul thoughts. ( Antony,

[kiss

Nobler than my revolt is infamous,
Wash the congealment from your wounds, and Forgive me in thine own particular;
The honour'd gashes whole.-Give me thy But let the world rank me in register
hand;

(To ScarUs. A master-leaver, and a fugitive:
O Antony! () Antony!

(Dies, Enter CLEOPATRA, attendeid.

2 Sold. Let's speak

To him. To this great fairyI'll commend thy acts,

1 Sold. Let's hear him, for the things he Make her thanks bless thee.-0 thou day o'the May concern Cesar.

[speaks world,

(all, 3 Sold. Let's do so. But he sleeps. Chain mine arın'd neck; leap thou, attire and 1 Solu. Swoons rather; for so bad a prayer Through proof of harnessi io my heart, and Ride on the pants triúmphing. [there was never yet for sleeping. Cleo, Lord of lords !

2 Sold. Go we to him. () infinite virtue! com’st thou smiling from 3 Soli. Awake, awake, Sir; speak to us. The world's great snare uncaught?

2 Sold. Hear you, Sir. Ant. My nightingale,

1 Sold. The hand of death hath raughi+ him. We have beat them to their beds. What, girl?

Hark, the drums [Drums afur og though grey

Demurelyi wake the sleepers. Let us bear Do something mingle with our brown; yet

him have we A brain that nourishes our nerves, and can

To the court of guard; he is of note: our bozr

Is fully out.
Get gaol for gaol of youth. Behold this man; 3 Sold. Come on then;
Commend unto his lips thy favouring hand ;-

He may recover yet. [Ereunt with the Body.
Kiss it, my warrior :-He hath fought to-day,
As if a god, in hate of mankind, had

SCENE X.-Between the lico Camps, Destroy'd in such a shape. Cleo. I'll give thee, friend,

Enter ANTONY and Scarus, with Forces,

marching. An armour all of gold; it was a king's. Ant. He has deserv'd it, were it carbuncled

Ant. Their preparation is to-day by sea; Like holy Phæbus' car.-Give me thy hand;

We please them not by land. Through Alexandria make a jolly march;

Scar. For both, my lord. Bear our hack'd targets like the men that owe

Ant. I wouid, they'd fight i'the fire, or ia Had our great palace the capacity [them ://

the air; To camp this host, we all would sup together; we'd fight there too. But this it is; Our fout And drink carouses to the next day's tate,

Upon the hills adjoining to the city, Which promises royal peril.--- Trumpeters,

Shall stay with us: order for sea is given ; With brazen dio blast you the city's ear;

They have put forth the haven: Further on, Make mingle with our rattling tabourines; I

Where their appointment we may best disThat heaven and earth may strike their sourds

cover, together,

And look on their endeavour. [Exeunt. Applauding our approach.

[Ereunt.

Enter CESAR, with his Forces, marching. SCENE IX.-Cesar's Cump.

Ces. But being charg'd, we will be still by SENTINELs on their post. Enter ENOBARBI'S.

land,

Which, as I take't, we shall; for his best force 1 Sold. If we be not reliev'd within this hour, Is forth to man his gallies. "To the vales, We must return to the court of guard : The And hold our best advantage. (Exeunt.

night Is shiny; and, they say, we shall embattle

Re-enter ANTONY and SCARUS. By the second hour i'the morn.

Ant. Yet they're not join'd: Where yonder 2 Sold. This last day was

pine does stand, A shrewd one to us.

I shall discover all : l'll bring thee word Eno, (), bear me witness, night,

Straight, how 'tis like to go.

[Exit. 3 Suld. What man is this?

Scar. Swallows have built

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* Discharge, as a sponge when squeezed discharges tie moisture it had imbibed. + Reached.

* Brave.

Armouroi proof.
As becomes the brave warriors that own them.

Smail iruin.

Solemnly. Discover their numbers, and see their rotions.

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