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The ostent* of our love, which, left unshown
Women are not,
FORTUNE FORMS OUR JUDGMENTS.
him that did his master conquer, And earns a place i' the story.
WISDOM SUPERIOR TO FORTUNE. Wisdom and fortune combating together, If that the former dare but what it can, No chance may shake it.
VICIOUS PERSONS INFATUATED BY HEAVEN.
Good, my lord, But when we in our viciousness grow hard, (0 misery on't!) the wise gods sealş our eyes; In our own filth, drop our clear judgments; make us. Adore our errors; laugh at us, while we strut To our confusion.
FURY EXPELS FEAR.
Now he'll out-stare the lightning. To be furious, Is to be frighted out of fear: and in that mood, The dove will peck the estridge;|| and I see still, A diminution in our captain's brain Restore his heart: When valour preys on reason, It eats the sword it fights with. • Show, token. † Are of a piece with them. Quarrel. & Close up
ANTONY TO CLEOPATRA, AT HIS RETURN WITH
Othou day o' the world, Chain mine arm’d neck: leap thou, attire and all, Through proof of harnesst to my heart, and there Ride on the pants triumphing.
O sovereign mistress of true melancholy, The poisonous damp of night disponges upon me;
That life, a very rebel of my will, May hang no longer on me.
ANTONY'S DESPONDENCY. O sun, thy uprise shall I see no more: Fortune and Antony part here; even here Do we shake hands. - All come to this? --The heart That spaniel'd me at heels, to whom I gave Their wishes, do discandy, melt their sweets On blossoming Cesar; and this pine is bark'd, That overtopp'd them all.
The soul and body rive|| not more in parting Than greatness going off.
Perhaps. † Reward. Armour of proof. § Discharge, as a sponge when squeezed discharges tho ure it has imbibed.
ANTONY'S REFLECTIONS ON HIS FADED GLORY.
Sometime, we see a cloud that's dragonish: A vapour, sometimes, like a bear, or lion, A tower'd citadel, a pendant rocli, A forked mouniain, or blue promontory With trees upon't, that nod unto the world, And mock our eyes with air: Thou hast seen these
signs; They are black vesper's pageants. Eros.
Ay, my lord. . Ant. That, which is now a horse, even with a
It does, my lord.
Death of one person can be paid but once; And that she has discharged: What thou would’st do, Is done unto thy hand; the last she spake Was Antony! most noble Antony! Then in the midst a tearing groan did break The name of Antony; it was divided Between her heart and lips: she render'd life, Thy name so buried in her. CLEOPATRA'S REFLECTIONS
It were for me To throw my sceptre at the injurious gods; • The fleeting clouds.
To tell them, that this world did equal theirs,
what's brave,what's noble, Let's do it after the high Roman fashion, And make death proud to take us. Come, away: This case of that huge spirit now is cold.
My desolation does begin to make A better life: 'Tis paltry to be Cesar; Not being fortune, he's but fortune's knave, A minister of her will: And it is great To do that thing that ends all other deeds; Which shackles accidents, and bolts up change; Which sleeps, and never palates more the dung, The beggar's nurse and Cesar's. CLEOPATRA'S DREAM, AND DESCRIPTION OF ANTONY.
Cleo, I dream'd, there was an emperor Antony; 0, such another sleep, that I might see But such another man!. Dol.
If it might please you,Cleo. His face was as the heavens; and therein stuck A sun, and moon; which kept their course, and
lighied The little O, the earth. Dol.
Most sovereign creature, Cleo. His legs bestrid the ocean: his rear'd arm Crested the world: his voice was propertied As all the tuned spheres, and that to friends:
But when he meant to quail* and shake the orb,
poor an instrument
CLEOPATRA'S SPEECH ON APPLYING THE ASP.