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Cleo. Wherefore is this ?

Cleo. Call all his noble captains to my lord. Ant. To let a fellow that will take rewards, Ant. Do so, we'll speak to them; and to-night And say, God quit you! be familiar with

I'll force My playfellow, your hand; this kingly seal, The wine peep through their scars.-Come on, And plighter of high hearts !-Oh! that I were

my queen ; Upon the hill of Basan, to outroar

There's sap in't yet. The next time I do fight, The horned herd ! for I have savage cause : I'll make death love me ; for I will contend And to proclaim it civilly, were like

Even with his pestilent scythe. A halter'd neck, which does the hangman thank

(Exeunt ANTONY, CLEOPATRA, and For being yare * about biin.- Is he whipp'd ?

Attendants

Eno. Now he'll out-stare the lightning. To Re-enter ATTENDANTS, with TRYREUS.

be furious, 1 Att. Soundly, my lord.

Is, to be frighted out of fear : and, in that Ant. Cry'd he i and begg'd he pardon ?

mood, 1 All. He did ask favour.

The dove will peck the estridge ; • and I see still, Ant. If ibal thy father live, let him repent

A diminution in our captain's brain Thon wast not inade his daughter; and be thou

Restores his heart : When valour preys on To follow Cesar in his triumph, since (sorry

reason, Thou bast been whipp'd for following him:

| It eats the sword it fights with. I will seek
henceforth,
Soine way to leave hiin.

[Erit.
The white hand of a lady fever thee,
Shake thou to look on't.-Get thee back to Cesar,
Tell him thy entertainment: Look thou say,

ACT IV. He makes me angry with him, for he seems Proud and disdainful, barping on what I am, SCENE 1.-Cesar's Camp at Alexandria. Not what he knew I was : He makes ine angry; And at this time most easy 'tis to do't ;

Enter CESAR, reading a Letter ; AGRIPPA, When my good stars, that were my former gnides,

MECÆNAS, and others. Have empty left their orbs, and shot their tires Ces. He calls me boy ; and chides, as he had Into the abism of hell. If be mislike

power My speech, and what is done ; tell him, he has To beat me out of Egypt: my messenger Hipparchus, my enfranchis'd bondman, whom He hath whipp'd with rods; dares me to perHe may at pleasure whip, or bang, or torture,

sonal combat ; As he shall like, to quit t me : Urge it thou : Cesar to Antouy :-Let the old ruflian know, Hence, with thy stripes, begone.

I have many other ways to die ; mean time,

Exit THYREUS. Laugh at his challenge. Cleo. Have you done yet?

Mec. Cesar biust think, Ant. Alack, our terrene vioon

When one so great begins to rage, he's hunted Is now eclipsid ; and it portends alone

Even to falling. Give him no breath, but now The fall of Antony !

Make boot of his distraction : Never anger Cleo. I must stay his time.

Made good guard for itself. Ant. To flatter Cesar, would you mingle eyes Ces. Let our best heads With one that ties his points ?

Kuow, that to-morrow the last of many battles Cleo. Not know ine yet?

We inean to fight :-Within our files there are Ant. Cold-hearted toward me!

of those that serv'd Mark Antony but late, Cleo. Ah ! dear, if I be so,

Enongh to fetch him in. See it be done ; From my cold heart let heaven engender hail, And feast the ariny : we have store to do't, And poison it in the source ; and the first stone And they have earn'd the waste. Poor Antony ! Drop in my neck; as it determines t so

(Ercunt.
Dissolve my life! The next Cesarion j smite !
Till, by degrees, the memory of my womb, SCENE 11.-- Alexandria.-A Room in the
Together with my brave Egyptians all,

Palace.
By the discandying il of this pelleted storin,
Lie graveless ; till the fies and guats of Nile

Enter ANTONY, CLEOPATRA, ENOBARBUS, Have buried them for prey !

CHARMIAN, IRAS, ALEXAS, and others. Ant. I am satisfied.

Ant. He will not fight with me, Domitius ? Cesar sits down in Alexandria : where

Eno. No. I will oppose his fate. Our force by land

Ant. Why should he not? Hath nobly held : our sever'd navy too

Eno. He thinks, being twenty times of better Have knit again, and fleet, 1 threat'ning most

fortune, sealike.

He is twenty men to one. Where hast thou been, my heart ?-Dost thou

| Ant. To-morrow, soldier, hear, lady

By sea and land l'ü fight : or I will live, If from the field I shall return once more

Or bathe my dying honour in the blood To kiss these lips, I will appear in blood;

Shall make it live again. Woo't thou fight well I and my sword will earn our chronicle ;

Eno. I'll strike ; and cry, Take all. There is hope in it yet.

Ant. Well said; conie on.Cleo. That's my brave lord !

athia. Call forth my household servants ; let's to-night Ant. I will be treble-sinew'd, hearted, breath'd, And fight maliciously : for when mine bours

Enter SERVANTS. Were nice and lucky, men did ransom lives

Be bonnteous at our meal.--Give me thy hand, of me for jests : but now, I'll set my teeth,

Thou hast been rightly honest ;--so hast thou; And send to darkness all that stop me.-Come,

And thou, and thou,- and thou :- you have Let's have one other gaudy night: call to me

serv'd me well, All my sad captains, fill our bowls; once more

And kings have been your feMows. Let's mock the midnight bell.

Cleo. What means this? Cleo. It is my birth-day :

Eno. 'Tis one of those odd tricks, which sor. I had thought to have held it poor ; but, since

row shoots

(Aside. my lord

Out of the mind. Is Antony again, I will be Cleopatra.

Ant. And thou art honest too. Ant. We'll yet do well.

I wish, I could be made so many men ;

And all of you clapp'd up together in
• Handy + Requite. 1 Dissolves.
Her son by Julius Cesar.

Melting
Float.

• Ostrich.

+ Take advantage.

ar sits de satisfied Prey !

Grace Seriends,

dolorous a se

Au Antony; that I might do you service,

1 Sold. Ay ! Is't not strange ? So good as you have done.

3 Sold. Do you hear, masters 1 do you bear! Serv. The gods forbid !

1 Sold. Follow the noise so far as we have Ant. Well, my good fellows, wait on me to

quarter; night:

Let's see how't will give off. Scant not my cups ; and make as much of me,| Sold. Several speaking.) Content : “Tis As when mine empire was your fellow too,

strange.

Exeunt. And suffer'd my command. Cleo. What does he mean?

SCENE IV.-The same.--A Room in the Eno. To make his followers weep.

Palace.
Ant. Tend me to-night;
May be, it is the period of your daty :

Enter ANTONY and CLEOPATRA; CHARMIAN, Haply, you shall not see ne more : or if,

and others, attending. A mangled shadow: perchance, to-morrow

Ant. Eros! mine armour, Eros! You'll serve another master. I look on you,

Cleo. Sleep a little. As one that takes his leave. Mine honest friends, Ant. No, my chuck.- Eros, come; mine arI turn you not away ; but, like a master

mour, Eros! Married to your good service, stay till death : Tend me to-night two honrg, I ask do more,

Enter Eros, with Armour. And the gods yieid + you for't !

| Come, my good fellow, put thine iron on :Eno. What mean you, Sir,

If fortune be not our's to-day, it is
To give them this discomfort ? Look, they weep ; Because we brave her.--Come.
And I, an ass, an onion-ey'd-for shame!

Cleo. Nay, I'll help too.
Transform us not to women.

What's this for 1 Ant. Ho, ho, holt

Ant. Ah, let be, let be! thou art {this. Now the witch take me, if I meant it thus ! The armourer of my heart :--False, false ; this, Grace grow where those drops fall! My hearty | Cleo. Sooth, la, l'll help : Thus it must be.

Ant. Well, well;

tellow ? You take me in too dolorous a sense :

We shall thrive now.-See'st thou, niy good I spake to you for your comfort: did desire you Go, put on thy defences. To burn this night with torches : Kuow, my Eros. Briefly,. Sir. hearts,

Cleo. Is not this buckled well ? I hope well of to-morrow; and will lead

Ant. Rarely, rarely : Where rather l'Il espect victorious life,

He that unbuckles this, till we do please Than death and honour. Let's to supper ; come To doftt for our repose, shall hear a storin.And drown consideration.

(Ereunt. Thou fumblest, Eros ; and my queen's a squire

More tight + at this, than thou: Despatch.-0 SCENE NII.-The same.-Before the Palace.

love,

[knew'st

That thou could'st see my wars to-day, and Enter two SOLDIERS, to their Guard.

The royal occupation ! thou should'st see 1 Sold. Brother, good night : to-morrow is the day.

Enter an OFFICER, armed. 2 Sold. It will determine one way: fare you A workman in't.-Good morrow to thee ; welwell.

come :

charge : Heard you of nothing strange about the streets 7 Thou look'st like bim that knows a warlike 1 Sold. Nothing : What news ?

To business that we love, we rise betime, 2 Sold. Belike, 'tis but a rumour :

And go to it with delight. Good night to you.

1 of. A thousand, Sir, | Soli. Well, sir, good vight.

Early though it be, have on their rivetted trinn.

And at the port expect you.
Enter two other SOLDIERS.

(Shout. Trumpets. Flourish. 2 Sold. Soldiers, Have careful watch.

Enter other OrFICERS, and SOLDIERS. 3 Sold. And you : Good night, goud night. 2 Off. The morn is fair. Good morrow, ge. The first two place themselves at their

neral. Posts.

All. Good morrow, general. 4 Sold. Here we : [They take their Posts.]] Ant. "Tis well blown, lads. and if to-morrow

This morning, like the spirit of a youth Our navy thrive, I have an absolute hope

That means to be of note, begins betimes.-Our landınen will stand up.

So, so; conne, give me that : this way; well 3 Sold. 'Tis a brave army,

said. And full of purpose.

Fare thee well, dame, whate'er becomes of me: [ Music of Hautboys under the Stage. This is a soldier's kiss : rebukable, 4 Sold. Peace, what noise ?

[Kisses her. 1 Sold. List, list!

And worthy shameful check it were, to stand 2 Sold. Hark!

On more mechanic compliment ; I'll leave thee 1 Sold. Music i'the air.

Now, like a man of steel.You, that will tight, 3 Sold. Under the earth,

Follow me close ; I'll bring you to't.-Adieu. 4 Sold. It sigus 5 well,

[Exeunt ANTONY, EROS, OFFICERS, and Does't not?

SOLDIERS. 3 Sold. No.

Char. Please you, retire to your chamber? i Sola. Peace, I say. What should this mean? He goes forth gallanty. That he and Cesar might 2 Sold. 'Tis the god Hercules, whom Antony Determine this great war in single fight! lov'd,

Then, Antony,-- But now,--Well, on. Now leaves him.

(Ereunt 1 Sold. Walk; let's see if other watchmen Do hear what we do.

SCENE V.-ANTONY'S Camp near Aler. [They advance to another Post.

andria, 2 Sold. How now, masters 1 Sold. How now?

Trumpets sound.-Enter ANTONY and EROS How now ? do you hear this ?

a SOLDIER meeting them. (Seterul speaking together. Sold. The gods make this a happy day to

Antony. • f'erhape + Reward.

I Dusist.
Bodes,

• Shortly.

Adroit.

Cam

loveted: and the soldier...

der. Retire, we have eu

Ant. Would, thou and those thy scars bad | SCENE VII.-Field of Battle between the once prevail'd

Camps.
To make me light at land;
Sold. Had'st thou done so,

Alarum.- Drums and trumpets.- Enter The kings tht have revolted, and the soldier

AGRIPPA, and others. That has this morning len thee, would have still Agr. Retire, we have engag'd ourselves too far; Follow'd thy heels.

Cesar hiinself has work, and our oppression Ant. Who's gone this morning!

Exceeds what we expected.

(Exetert. Soud. Who? One ever near thee : Call for Enobarbus,

Alarum.-Enter ANTONY, and SCARUS He shall not hear thee; or from Cesar's camp

wounded. Say, I am none of thine.

Scar. O my brave emperor, this is fought inAnt. What say'st thou ?

deed i Sold. Sir,

Had we done so at first, we bad driven them He is with Cesar.

With clouts about their heads.

(home Eros. Sir, his chests and reasure

Ant. Thou bleed'st apace. He has not with him.

Scar. I had a wound here that was like a T. Ant. Is he gone 7

But now 'lis made an H. Sold. Most certain.

Ant. They do retire. Ant. Go, Eros, send his treasure after ; do it; Scur. We'll beat 'em into bench-holes ; ; Detain no jot, I charge thee: write to him

bave yet (I will subscribe) gentle adiens and greetings : Room for six scotches. more. Say, that I wish he never find more cause To charge a master.-Oh ! my fortunes have

Enter Eros. Corrupted honest men :-Eros, despatch.

Eros. They are beaten, Sir; and our advantage (Exeunt. For a fair victory.

[serves

Scar. Let us score their backs, SCENE V1.-Cesar's Camp before Alex. And snatch 'em up, as we take hares, behind ; andria.

'Tis sport to maul a runner.

Ant. I will reward thee
Flourish.-Enter Cesar with AGRIPPA, Exo-

Once for thy spritely comfort, and ten fold
BARBUS, and others.

For thy good valour. Come thee on.
Ces. Go forth, Agrippa, and begin the fight; Scar. I'll halt aster.

(Exeunt. Our will is, Antony be took alive ; Make it so knowii.

SCENE VIII.-Under the walls of Aler. Agr. Cesar, I shall. (Exit AGRIPPA.

andria. Ces. The time of universal peace is bear : Prove this a prosperous day, the three-nook'd

Alarum. Enter ANTUNY, marching ; SCARUS, Shall bear tlie olive freely.

world

and Forces. Enter a MESSENGER.

Ant. We have beat him to his camp; Run one Mess. Antony

before.

(row, Is come into the field.

And let the queen know of our gnests.--To-morCes. Go, charge Agrippa

Before the sun shall see us, we'll spill the blood Plant those that have revolted in the van,

That has to-day escap'd. I thank you all ; That Antony may seem to spend his fury

For doughty t-banded are you : and have fought Upon himself.

Not as you serv'd the cause, but as it had been Exeunt CESAR and his Train. Each man's like mine ; you have shown all Eno, Alexas did revolt: and went to Jewry,

Hectors. On affairs of Antony; there did persuade

Enter the city, clipt your wives, your friends, Great Herod to incline himself to Cesar,

Tell them your feats; whilst ihey, witb, joyful And leave his master Antony : for his pains,

tears,

(kiss Cesar bath hang'd him. Canidius, and the rest Wash the congealment from your wounds, and That fell away, have entertainment, but

The lionour'd gashes whole.-Give me thy hand; No honourable trust. I have done ill;

[TO SCARUS. Of which I do accuse myself so sorely, That I will joy no more.

Enter CLEOPATRA, attended.

To this great fairy S I'll commend thy acts,
Enter a SOLDIER OF CESAR'S.

Make her thanks bless thee.-0 thou day o'the Sold, Enobarbus, Antony

world, Hath alter thee sent all thy treasure, with

Chain mine arın'd neck ; leap thon, attire and all. His bounty overplus : The messenger

Through proof of harness to my heart and there Came on my guard; and at thy tent is now, Ride on the pants triumphing. Uuloading of his mules.

Cleo. Lord of lords ! Eno. I give it you.

o infinite virtue ! com'st thou smiling from Sold. Mock me not, Enobarbus.

The world's great suare uncaught ? I tell you true : Best that you said the bringer Ant. My nightingale, Out of the host : I must attend mine office, We have beat them to their beds. What, girl Or would have done't myself. Your emperor

though grey

we Continues still a Jove.

Do something mingle with our brown ; yet have

(Erit SOLDIER. A brain that nourishes our nerves, and can Eno. I am alone the villain of the eartb, Get gaol for gaol of youth. Behold this man; And feel I am so most. O Antony,

Commend unto his lips thy favouring hand;Thou mine of bounty, how would'st thou have paid Kiss it, my warrior :-He hath fought to-day, My better service, when my turpitude

As if a god, in hale of mankind, had Thou dost so crown with gold! This blows my Destroy'd in such a shape. heart.

Cleo. i'll give thee, friend, If swift thonght break it not, a swifter mean An armour all of gold: it was a king's. Shall outstrike thought: but thought will do't, Ant. He has deserv'd it, were it carbuncled I feel.

Like holy Phæbus' car.--Give me thy hand;
I fight against thee !-No: I will go seek

I Through Alexandria make a jolly march ;
Some ditch, wherein to die; the foul'st best fits
My father part of life.

(Exit. • Cuts.

+ Brave.

1 Embrace,

Beauty, united witb power, was the characterist ces • Swells.

Couscience.

(airics.

Bear our back'd targets like the men that owe Enter CESAR with his Forces, marching, them :

Ces. But being charg'd, we will be still by Had our great palace the capacity

land, To camp this host, we all would sup together, Which, as I take't, we shall; for his best force And drink carouses to the next day's fate,

Is forth to man his gallies. To the vales, Which promises royal peril.-Trumpeters,

And hold our best advantage.

[Ércunt. With brazen din blast you the city's ear; Make mingle with our rattling tabourines;

Re-enter ANTONY and ScarUS. That beaven and earth may strike their sounds

Ant. Yet they're not join'd : Where younder together,

pine does stand, Applauding our approach.

(Erennt. I shall discover all ; l'll bring thee word
Straight how 'tis like to go.

(Erit. SCENE IX.-Cesar's Camp.

Scar. Swallows have built SENTINELS on their Post. Enter ENOBARBUS.

In Cleopatra's sails their nests: the augurers

Say, they know rot,-they cannot tell ;-look 1 Sold. If we be not reliev'd within this hour,

grimly, We must return to the court of guard : t The And dare not speak their knowledge. Antony night

Is valiant and dejected; and, by starts, Is shiny; and, they say, we shall embattle

His fretted fortunes give him hope and fear, By the second hour i'the morn.

of what he has and has not. 2 Sold. This last day was A shrewd one to us.

Alarum afar off, as at a Sea Fight. Eno. O bear me witness, night! 3 Sold. What man is this 1

Re-enter Antony. 2 Sold. Stand close, and list to him.

Ant. All is lost ! Eno. Be witness to me, thou blessed moon,

This foul Egyptian hath betrayed me : When men revolted shall upon record

My fleet have yielded to the foe ; ad yonder Bear hateful memory, poor Enobarbas did Before thy face repent

They cast their caps up, and carouse together

Like friends long lost.-Triple-turu'd whore ! 1 Sold. Enobarbus ! 3 Sold. Peace;

'tis thou Hark further.

Hast sold me to this novice; and my heart Eno. O sovereign mistress of true melancholy,

Makes only wars on thee.-Bid them all fly : The poisonous damp of night disponge I upon ine;

For when I am reveng'd upon my charm,

I have done all :--Bid them all fly, begone. That life, a very rebel to my will,

[Exit SCARUS. May hang no longer on me : Throw my heart

O sun, thy uprise shall I see no more:
Against the fint and harduiess of my fault;
Which, being dried with grief, will break to

to Fortune and Antony part bere ; even here
powder,

Do we shake hands.-All come to this ?-The And finish all foul thoughts. O Antony,

hearts

That spauiel'd me at heels, to whom I gave Nobler than my revolt is infamous, Forgive me in thine own particular;

Their wishes, do discandy, melt their sweets But let the world rank me in register

On blossoming Cesar; and this pine is bark'd,

That overtopp'd them all. Betray'd I am:
A master-leaver, and a fugitive :
O Antony ! O Antony !

(Dies.

O this false soul of Egypt ! this grave charm, 2 Sold. Let's speak

Whose eye beck'd t forth my wars, and call'd

them home; To him. i Sold. Let's hear him, for the things he speaks

Whose bosoin was my crownet, my chief end, May concerul Cesar.

Like a right gipsy, bath, at fast and loose, ) 3 Sold, Let's do so. But he sleeps.

Beguil'd me to the very heart of loss. 1 Sold. Swoons rather; for so bad a prayer

What, Eros, Eros ! as his

Enter CLEOPATRA. Was never yet for sleeping. 2 Sold. Go we to him.

Ah! thou spell! Avaunt. 3 Sold. Awake, awake, Sir; speak to us. Cleo. why is my lord enrag'd against his 2 Sold. Hear you, Sir.

love? i Sold. The land of death hath raught him. Ant. Vanish ; or I shall give thee thy desery. Hark, the drums

ing,

[Drums afur off. And blemish Cesar's triumph. Let him take thee, Demurely wake the sleepers. Let us bear him And hoist thee up to the shouting plebeiais : To the court of guard; he is of note : our hour Follow his chariot, like the greatest spot Is fully out.

of all thy sex ; most monster-like, be shown 3 Sold. Come on then;

For poor'st diininutives, to dolts : || and let He may recover yet.

Patient Octavia plough thy visage up (Exeunt with the Body. With her prepared nails. (Erit CLEO.) "Tis well

thou'rt gone. SCENE X.-Between the tuo Camps. If it be well to live : But better 'twere

Thou fell'st into my fury, for one death Enter ANTONY and SCARUS, with Forces

| Might have prevented many.--Eros, ho ! marching.

The shirt of Nessus is upon me : Teach me, Ant. Their preparation is to-day by sea; Alcides, I thou mine ancestor, thy rage : We please them not by land.

Let me lodge Lichas on the horns o'the moon ; Scar. For both, my lord.

And with those hands, that grasp'd the heaviest Ant. I would, they'd fight i'the fire, or in the

club, air;

Subdue my worthiest self. The witch shall die; We'd fight there too. But this it is : Our foot | To the Roman boy she bath sold me, and I fall Upon the bills adjoining to the city,

Under this plot: she dies lor'l.--Eros, ho ! Shall stay with us ; order for sea is given ;

(Exit. They have put forth the haven : Further on, Where their appointment we may best discover, Cleopatra first belonged to Julius Cesar, then te Aud look on their endeavour.

[Exeunt. Antony, and now, as Antony supposes, t. Augustus. # This majestic beauty.

Called forth.

A cheating game, at present named pricking at the • As becomes the warriors that own them. + The i belt.

For the smallest piece of money to clown guard-room. Pour out, as a sponge when 1 Hercules.

. The boy that brougbt ebe squeezed

The ancicut prelerite tciise of reach. poisoned shirt to Hercules.

SCENE XI - Alexandria.-A Room in the Heart, once be stronger than thy continent, . Palace.

Crack thy frail case !-Apace, Eros, apace.

No more a soldier :--Bruised pieces, gor. Enter CLEOPATRA, CHARMIAN, Iras, and

You have been nobly borne.-From me awhile. MARDIAN.

(Erit Eros. Cleo. Help me, my women! Oh, he is more I will o'ertake thee, Cleopatra, and mad

Weep for my pardon. So it must be, for now Than Telanion for his shield; the boar of All length is torture :-Since the torch is out, Was never so emboss'd +

Thessaly Lie down, and stray no further : Now all labour Char. To the monument;

Mars wbat it does; yea, very force entangles There lock yourself, and send him word you are Itself with strength : Seal then, t and all is dead.

done. The soul and body rive not more in parting, Eros I-I come, my queen :-Eros 1-Stay for me. Than greatness going oti.

Where souls do couch on flowers, we'll hand in Cleo. To the monument :

hand, Mardian, go tell him I bave slain myself ;

And with our sprightly port make the ghosts gaze : Say, that the last I spoke was, Antony;

Dido and her Æneas shall want troops, And word it, pr'ythee, piteously : Hence, And all the haunt be ours.-Come, Eros, Eros ! Mardian ; and bring me how he takes my death.To the monument.

[Exeunt.

Re-enter EROS.

Eros. What would my lord 1 SCENE XII.-The same.- Another Room, Ant. Since Cleopatra died, Enter ANTONY and Eros.

I have liv'd in such dishonour, that the gods

Detest my baseness. I, that with my sword Ant. Eros, thou yet behold'st me?

Quarter'd the world, and o'er greeu Neptune's Eros. Ay, noble lord.

back Ant. Sometime, we see a cloud that's dra. With ships made cities, condemn myself, to lack gonish;

The courage of a woman ; less noble mind A vapour, sometime, like a bear, or lion,

Tban she, which, by her death, our Cesar tells, A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock,

I am conquerer of myself. Thou art sworn, A forked mountain, or blue promontory

Eros,

(now With trees upon't, that nod unto the world,

That, when the exigent should come, (which And mock our eyes with air: Thou hast seen

Is come indeed) when I should see behind me these signs ;

The inevitable prosecution of They are black vesper's pageants,

Disgrace and horror, that, on my command, Eros. Ay, my lord.

Thou then would'st kill me: do't; the time is Ant. That, which is now a horse, even with a

come : thought,

Thou strik'st not me, 'tis Cesar thou defeat'st. The rack $ dislimbs; and makes it indistinct,

Put colour in thy cheek. As water is in water.

Eros. The gods withhold me!

Shall I do that, which all the Parthian darts, Ant. My good knave, || Eros, now thy captain

Though enemy, lost aim and could not? Even such a body : here I am Antony ; [is

| Ant. Eros,

(see Yet cannot hold this visible shape, my knave.

Would'st thou be window'd in great Rome, and I made these wars for Egypt; and the queen,

Thy master thus with pleacb'di arms, bending Whose heart, I thought. I had, for she had

down mine

His corrigible o neck, his face subdued (Which, whilst it was mine, had annex'd unto't To penetrative shame : whilst the wheel'd scat A million more, now lost)-she, Eros, has

of fortunate Cesar, drawn before him, branded Pack'd cards with Cesar and false play'd my

His baseness that ensued ? (glory

Eros. I would not see't. Nay, weep not, gentle Eros; there is left us

Ant. Come then; for with a wound I must be Ourselves to end ourselves. -Oh! thy vile lady!

cur'd. Enter MARDIAN.

Draw that thy honest sword, which thou hast worn

Most useful for thy country.
She has robb’d me of my sword.
Mar. No, Antony ;

Ant. When I did make thee free, swor'st thou My mistress lov'd thee, and her fortunes mingled

bot then With thine entir ly.

To do this when I bade thee? Do it at once ; Ant. Hence, saucy eunuch ; peace :

Or thy precedent services are all She hath betray'd me, and shall die the death.

But accidents unpurpos'd. Draw and come. Mar. Death of one person can be paid but Eros. Turn froin me then that Boble counteonce ;

nance And that she has discharg'd: What thou would'st | Wherein the worship of the whole world lies. do,

Ant. Lo thee.

[Turning from him. Is done unto thy hand; the last she spake

Eros. My sword is drawn. Was, Antony ! most noble Antony !

Ant. Then let it do at once Then in the midst a tearing groan did break

| The thing why thou hast drawn it The name of Antony ; it was divided

Eros. My dear master, Between her heart and lips : she render'd life,

My captain, and my emperor ! let me say, Thy name so buried in her.

Before I strike this bloody stroke, farewell. Ant. Dead then ?

Ant. 'Tis said, man-and farewell. Mar. Dead.

Eros. Farewell, great chief. Shall I strike Ant. Eros, unarm : the long day's task is

now? done,

Ant. Now, Eros. And we must sleep :-That thou depart'st hence

Eros. Why, there then : safe,

(Falls on his Sword.. Does pay thy labour richly; Go.-Off, pluck

Thus do I escape the sorrow
off ;-
[Exit MARDIAN. I of Antony's death.

(Dics. The seven-fold shield of Ajax cannot keep

Ant. Tbrice nobler than myself! The battery from my heart. O cleave, my sides! Thou teachest me, o valiant Eros, what • Ajax Telaron for the shield of Achilles.

Inboss, in hunting, is when the animal foams at the Than the body which contains thee. mouth. Split 5 Tbe track, or fora, destroys.taphor borrowed from civil contracts.

Folded. 1 Servant.

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Corroding.

false play'd my or fortunat

Nay, weep hory's triumph.

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