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      <article class="book" id="R.1">
         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>The Tragedy of Julius Caesar</h1>
         </header>
         <div class="lists-of-titles">
            <div class="toc">
               <p>
                  <b>Table of Contents</b>
               </p>
               <ul class="toc">
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.2">1. Dramatis Personae</a>
                     </span>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.3">1. ACT I</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  A public place.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. BRUTUS's orchard.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  CAESAR's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A street near the Capitol.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the same street, before the house of BRUTUS.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting above.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  The Forum.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  A house in Rome.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  Camp near Sardis. Before BRUTUS's tent.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  Brutus's tent.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.7">5. ACT V</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  The plains of Philippi.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. The field of battle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
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               </ul>
            </div>
         </div>
         <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
            <header class="preface-titlepage">
               <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
            </header>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">JULIUS CAESAR</span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">OCTAVIUS CAESAR</span>
                        <span class="personname">MARCUS ANTONIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">M. AEMILIUS LEPIDUS</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">triumvirs after death of Julius Caesar.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">CICERO</span>
                        <span class="personname">PUBLIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">POPILIUS LENA</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">senators.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">MARCUS BRUTUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">CASSIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">CASCA</span>
                        <span class="personname">TREBONIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">LIGARIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">DECIUS BRUTUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">METELLUS CIMBER</span>
                        <span class="personname">CINNA</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">conspirators against Julius Caesar.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">FLAVIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">MARULLUS</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">tribunes.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">ARTEMIDORUS Of Cnidos, a teacher of rhetoric. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">A Soothsayer</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">CINNA, a poet. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Another Poet</span>
            </p>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">LUCILIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">TITINIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">MESSALA</span>
                        <span class="personname">Young CATO</span>
                        <span class="personname">VOLUMNIUS</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">friends to Brutus and Cassius.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
               <tr>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">
                        <span class="personname">VARRO</span>
                        <span class="personname">CLITUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">CLAUDIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">STRATO</span>
                        <span class="personname">LUCIUS</span>
                        <span class="personname">DARDANIUS</span>
                     </span>
                  </td>
                  <td>
                     <span class="member">servants to Brutus.</span>
                  </td>
               </tr>
            </table>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">PINDARUS, servant to Cassius.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">CALPURNIA, wife to Caesar.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">PORTIA, wife to Brutus.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Senators, Citizens, Guards, Attendants, &c.</span>
            </p>
            <p>SCENE  Rome: the neighbourhood of Sardis: the neighbourhood of Philippi.</p>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.3">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 1. ACT I</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  A public place.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Rome. A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter FLAVIUS, MARULLUS, and certain Commoners</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hence! home, you idle creatures get you home:</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this a holiday? what! know you not,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being mechanical, you ought not walk</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon a labouring day without the sign</div>
                     <div class="line">Of your profession? Speak, what trade art thou?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Commoner</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, sir, a carpenter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is thy leather apron and thy rule?</div>
                     <div class="line">What dost thou with thy best apparel on?</div>
                     <div class="line">You, sir, what trade are you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, sir, in respect of a fine workman, I am but,</div>
                     <div class="line">as you would say, a cobbler.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But what trade art thou? answer me directly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                     <div class="line">A trade, sir, that, I hope, I may use with a safe</div>
                     <div class="line">conscience; which is, indeed, sir, a mender of bad soles.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What trade, thou knave? thou naughty knave, what trade?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, I beseech you, sir, be not out with me: yet,</div>
                     <div class="line">if you be out, sir, I can mend you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What meanest thou by that? mend me, thou saucy fellow!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, sir, cobble you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art a cobbler, art thou?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, sir, all that I live by is with the awl: I</div>
                     <div class="line">meddle with no tradesman's matters, nor women's</div>
                     <div class="line">matters, but with awl. I am, indeed, sir, a surgeon</div>
                     <div class="line">to old shoes; when they are in great danger, I</div>
                     <div class="line">recover them. As proper men as ever trod upon</div>
                     <div class="line">neat's leather have gone upon my handiwork.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But wherefore art not in thy shop today?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why dost thou lead these men about the streets?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, sir, to wear out their shoes, to get myself</div>
                     <div class="line">into more work. But, indeed, sir, we make holiday,</div>
                     <div class="line">to see Caesar and to rejoice in his triumph.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherefore rejoice? What conquest brings he home?</div>
                     <div class="line">What tributaries follow him to Rome,</div>
                     <div class="line">To grace in captive bonds his chariot-wheels?</div>
                     <div class="line">You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things!</div>
                     <div class="line">O you hard hearts, you cruel men of Rome,</div>
                     <div class="line">Knew you not Pompey? Many a time and oft</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you climb'd up to walls and battlements,</div>
                     <div class="line">To towers and windows, yea, to chimney-tops,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your infants in your arms, and there have sat</div>
                     <div class="line">The livelong day, with patient expectation,</div>
                     <div class="line">To see great Pompey pass the streets of Rome:</div>
                     <div class="line">And when you saw his chariot but appear,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you not made an universal shout,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Tiber trembled underneath her banks,</div>
                     <div class="line">To hear the replication of your sounds</div>
                     <div class="line">Made in her concave shores?</div>
                     <div class="line">And do you now put on your best attire?</div>
                     <div class="line">And do you now cull out a holiday?</div>
                     <div class="line">And do you now strew flowers in his way</div>
                     <div class="line">That comes in triumph over Pompey's blood? Be gone!</div>
                     <div class="line">Run to your houses, fall upon your knees,</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray to the gods to intermit the plague</div>
                     <div class="line">That needs must light on this ingratitude.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, go, good countrymen, and, for this fault,</div>
                     <div class="line">Assemble all the poor men of your sort;</div>
                     <div class="line">Draw them to Tiber banks, and weep your tears</div>
                     <div class="line">Into the channel, till the lowest stream</div>
                     <div class="line">Do kiss the most exalted shores of all.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt all the Commoners</p>
                     <div class="line">See whether their basest metal be not moved;</div>
                     <div class="line">They vanish tongue-tied in their guiltiness.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go you down that way towards the Capitol;</div>
                     <div class="line">This way will I disrobe the images,</div>
                     <div class="line">If you do find them deck'd with ceremonies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                     <div class="line">May we do so?</div>
                     <div class="line">You know it is the feast of Lupercal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">It is no matter; let no images</div>
                     <div class="line">Be hung with Caesar's trophies. I'll about,</div>
                     <div class="line">And drive away the vulgar from the streets:</div>
                     <div class="line">So do you too, where you perceive them thick.</div>
                     <div class="line">These growing feathers pluck'd from Caesar's wing</div>
                     <div class="line">Will make him fly an ordinary pitch,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who else would soar above the view of men</div>
                     <div class="line">And keep us all in servile fearfulness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A public place.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish. Enter CAESAR; ANTONY, for the course;
CALPURNIA, PORTIA, DECIUS BRUTUS, CICERO, BRUTUS,
CASSIUS, and CASCA; a great crowd following, among
them a Soothsayer</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Calpurnia!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, ho! Caesar speaks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Calpurnia!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand you directly in Antonius' way,</div>
                     <div class="line">When he doth run his course. Antonius!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Forget not, in your speed, Antonius,</div>
                     <div class="line">To touch Calpurnia; for our elders say,</div>
                     <div class="line">The barren, touched in this holy chase,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shake off their sterile curse.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall remember:</div>
                     <div class="line">When Caesar says 'do this,' it is perform'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Set on; and leave no ceremony out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha! who calls?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Bid every noise be still: peace yet again!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is it in the press that calls on me?</div>
                     <div class="line">I hear a tongue, shriller than all the music,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cry 'Caesar!' Speak; Caesar is turn'd to hear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                     <div class="line">Beware the ides of March.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">What man is that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Set him before me; let me see his face.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Fellow, come from the throng; look upon Caesar.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">What say'st thou to me now? speak once again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                     <div class="line">Beware the ides of March.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">He is a dreamer; let us leave him: pass.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Sennet. Exeunt all except BRUTUS and CASSIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you go see the order of the course?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Not I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not gamesome: I do lack some part</div>
                     <div class="line">Of that quick spirit that is in Antony.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me not hinder, Cassius, your desires;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll leave you.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus, I do observe you now of late:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have not from your eyes that gentleness</div>
                     <div class="line">And show of love as I was wont to have:</div>
                     <div class="line">You bear too stubborn and too strange a hand</div>
                     <div class="line">Over your friend that loves you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassius,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be not deceived: if I have veil'd my look,</div>
                     <div class="line">I turn the trouble of my countenance</div>
                     <div class="line">Merely upon myself. Vexed I am</div>
                     <div class="line">Of late with passions of some difference,</div>
                     <div class="line">Conceptions only proper to myself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which give some soil perhaps to my behaviors;</div>
                     <div class="line">But let not therefore my good friends be grieved--</div>
                     <div class="line">Among which number, Cassius, be you one--</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor construe any further my neglect,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than that poor Brutus, with himself at war,</div>
                     <div class="line">Forgets the shows of love to other men.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, Brutus, I have much mistook your passion;</div>
                     <div class="line">By means whereof this breast of mine hath buried</div>
                     <div class="line">Thoughts of great value, worthy cogitations.</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me, good Brutus, can you see your face?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Cassius; for the eye sees not itself,</div>
                     <div class="line">But by reflection, by some other things.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis just:</div>
                     <div class="line">And it is very much lamented, Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you have no such mirrors as will turn</div>
                     <div class="line">Your hidden worthiness into your eye,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you might see your shadow. I have heard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where many of the best respect in Rome,</div>
                     <div class="line">Except immortal Caesar, speaking of Brutus</div>
                     <div class="line">And groaning underneath this age's yoke,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have wish'd that noble Brutus had his eyes.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Into what dangers would you lead me, Cassius,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you would have me seek into myself</div>
                     <div class="line">For that which is not in me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore, good Brutus, be prepared to hear:</div>
                     <div class="line">And since you know you cannot see yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">So well as by reflection, I, your glass,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will modestly discover to yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">That of yourself which you yet know not of.</div>
                     <div class="line">And be not jealous on me, gentle Brutus:</div>
                     <div class="line">Were I a common laugher, or did use</div>
                     <div class="line">To stale with ordinary oaths my love</div>
                     <div class="line">To every new protester; if you know</div>
                     <div class="line">That I do fawn on men and hug them hard</div>
                     <div class="line">And after scandal them, or if you know</div>
                     <div class="line">That I profess myself in banqueting</div>
                     <div class="line">To all the rout, then hold me dangerous.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Flourish, and shout</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What means this shouting? I do fear, the people</div>
                     <div class="line">Choose Caesar for their king.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, do you fear it?</div>
                     <div class="line">Then must I think you would not have it so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not, Cassius; yet I love him well.</div>
                     <div class="line">But wherefore do you hold me here so long?</div>
                     <div class="line">What is it that you would impart to me?</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be aught toward the general good,</div>
                     <div class="line">Set honour in one eye and death i' the other,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will look on both indifferently,</div>
                     <div class="line">For let the gods so speed me as I love</div>
                     <div class="line">The name of honour more than I fear death.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I know that virtue to be in you, Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">As well as I do know your outward favour.</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, honour is the subject of my story.</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot tell what you and other men</div>
                     <div class="line">Think of this life; but, for my single self,</div>
                     <div class="line">I had as lief not be as live to be</div>
                     <div class="line">In awe of such a thing as I myself.</div>
                     <div class="line">I was born free as Caesar; so were you:</div>
                     <div class="line">We both have fed as well, and we can both</div>
                     <div class="line">Endure the winter's cold as well as he:</div>
                     <div class="line">For once, upon a raw and gusty day,</div>
                     <div class="line">The troubled Tiber chafing with her shores,</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar said to me 'Darest thou, Cassius, now</div>
                     <div class="line">Leap in with me into this angry flood,</div>
                     <div class="line">And swim to yonder point?' Upon the word,</div>
                     <div class="line">Accoutred as I was, I plunged in</div>
                     <div class="line">And bade him follow; so indeed he did.</div>
                     <div class="line">The torrent roar'd, and we did buffet it</div>
                     <div class="line">With lusty sinews, throwing it aside</div>
                     <div class="line">And stemming it with hearts of controversy;</div>
                     <div class="line">But ere we could arrive the point proposed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar cried 'Help me, Cassius, or I sink!'</div>
                     <div class="line">I, as Aeneas, our great ancestor,</div>
                     <div class="line">Did from the flames of Troy upon his shoulder</div>
                     <div class="line">The old Anchises bear, so from the waves of Tiber</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I the tired Caesar. And this man</div>
                     <div class="line">Is now become a god, and Cassius is</div>
                     <div class="line">A wretched creature and must bend his body,</div>
                     <div class="line">If Caesar carelessly but nod on him.</div>
                     <div class="line">He had a fever when he was in Spain,</div>
                     <div class="line">And when the fit was on him, I did mark</div>
                     <div class="line">How he did shake: 'tis true, this god did shake;</div>
                     <div class="line">His coward lips did from their colour fly,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that same eye whose bend doth awe the world</div>
                     <div class="line">Did lose his lustre: I did hear him groan:</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and that tongue of his that bade the Romans</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark him and write his speeches in their books,</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, it cried 'Give me some drink, Titinius,'</div>
                     <div class="line">As a sick girl. Ye gods, it doth amaze me</div>
                     <div class="line">A man of such a feeble temper should</div>
                     <div class="line">So get the start of the majestic world</div>
                     <div class="line">And bear the palm alone.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Shout. Flourish</p>
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                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Another general shout!</div>
                     <div class="line">I do believe that these applauses are</div>
                     <div class="line">For some new honours that are heap'd on Caesar.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world</div>
                     <div class="line">Like a Colossus, and we petty men</div>
                     <div class="line">Walk under his huge legs and peep about</div>
                     <div class="line">To find ourselves dishonourable graves.</div>
                     <div class="line">Men at some time are masters of their fates:</div>
                     <div class="line">The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,</div>
                     <div class="line">But in ourselves, that we are underlings.</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus and Caesar: what should be in that 'Caesar'?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why should that name be sounded more than yours?</div>
                     <div class="line">Write them together, yours is as fair a name;</div>
                     <div class="line">Sound them, it doth become the mouth as well;</div>
                     <div class="line">Weigh them, it is as heavy; conjure with 'em,</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus will start a spirit as soon as Caesar.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, in the names of all the gods at once,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed,</div>
                     <div class="line">That he is grown so great? Age, thou art shamed!</div>
                     <div class="line">Rome, thou hast lost the breed of noble bloods!</div>
                     <div class="line">When went there by an age, since the great flood,</div>
                     <div class="line">But it was famed with more than with one man?</div>
                     <div class="line">When could they say till now, that talk'd of Rome,</div>
                     <div class="line">That her wide walls encompass'd but one man?</div>
                     <div class="line">Now is it Rome indeed and room enough,</div>
                     <div class="line">When there is in it but one only man.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, you and I have heard our fathers say,</div>
                     <div class="line">There was a Brutus once that would have brook'd</div>
                     <div class="line">The eternal devil to keep his state in Rome</div>
                     <div class="line">As easily as a king.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That you do love me, I am nothing jealous;</div>
                     <div class="line">What you would work me to, I have some aim:</div>
                     <div class="line">How I have thought of this and of these times,</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall recount hereafter; for this present,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not, so with love I might entreat you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be any further moved. What you have said</div>
                     <div class="line">I will consider; what you have to say</div>
                     <div class="line">I will with patience hear, and find a time</div>
                     <div class="line">Both meet to hear and answer such high things.</div>
                     <div class="line">Till then, my noble friend, chew upon this:</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus had rather be a villager</div>
                     <div class="line">Than to repute himself a son of Rome</div>
                     <div class="line">Under these hard conditions as this time</div>
                     <div class="line">Is like to lay upon us.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am glad that my weak words</div>
                     <div class="line">Have struck but thus much show of fire from Brutus.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The games are done and Caesar is returning.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">As they pass by, pluck Casca by the sleeve;</div>
                     <div class="line">And he will, after his sour fashion, tell you</div>
                     <div class="line">What hath proceeded worthy note to-day.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Re-enter CAESAR and his Train</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will do so. But, look you, Cassius,</div>
                     <div class="line">The angry spot doth glow on Caesar's brow,</div>
                     <div class="line">And all the rest look like a chidden train:</div>
                     <div class="line">Calpurnia's cheek is pale; and Cicero</div>
                     <div class="line">Looks with such ferret and such fiery eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">As we have seen him in the Capitol,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being cross'd in conference by some senators.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Casca will tell us what the matter is.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Antonius!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me have men about me that are fat;</div>
                     <div class="line">Sleek-headed men and such as sleep o' nights:</div>
                     <div class="line">Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look;</div>
                     <div class="line">He thinks too much: such men are dangerous.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Fear him not, Caesar; he's not dangerous;</div>
                     <div class="line">He is a noble Roman and well given.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Would he were fatter! But I fear him not:</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet if my name were liable to fear,</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not know the man I should avoid</div>
                     <div class="line">So soon as that spare Cassius. He reads much;</div>
                     <div class="line">He is a great observer and he looks</div>
                     <div class="line">Quite through the deeds of men: he loves no plays,</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou dost, Antony; he hears no music;</div>
                     <div class="line">Seldom he smiles, and smiles in such a sort</div>
                     <div class="line">As if he mock'd himself and scorn'd his spirit</div>
                     <div class="line">That could be moved to smile at any thing.</div>
                     <div class="line">Such men as he be never at heart's ease</div>
                     <div class="line">Whiles they behold a greater than themselves,</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore are they very dangerous.</div>
                     <div class="line">I rather tell thee what is to be fear'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Than what I fear; for always I am Caesar.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on my right hand, for this ear is deaf,</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell me truly what thou think'st of him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Sennet. Exeunt CAESAR and all his Train, but CASCA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">You pull'd me by the cloak; would you speak with me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, Casca; tell us what hath chanced to-day,</div>
                     <div class="line">That Caesar looks so sad.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, you were with him, were you not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I should not then ask Casca what had chanced.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, there was a crown offered him: and being</div>
                     <div class="line">offered him, he put it by with the back of his hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">thus; and then the people fell a-shouting.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What was the second noise for?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, for that too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">They shouted thrice: what was the last cry for?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, for that too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Was the crown offered him thrice?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, marry, was't, and he put it by thrice, every</div>
                     <div class="line">time gentler than other, and at every putting-by</div>
                     <div class="line">mine honest neighbours shouted.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Who offered him the crown?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell us the manner of it, gentle Casca.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">I can as well be hanged as tell the manner of it:</div>
                     <div class="line">it was mere foolery; I did not mark it. I saw Mark</div>
                     <div class="line">Antony offer him a crown;--yet 'twas not a crown</div>
                     <div class="line">neither, 'twas one of these coronets;--and, as I told</div>
                     <div class="line">you, he put it by once: but, for all that, to my</div>
                     <div class="line">thinking, he would fain have had it. Then he</div>
                     <div class="line">offered it to him again; then he put it by again:</div>
                     <div class="line">but, to my thinking, he was very loath to lay his</div>
                     <div class="line">fingers off it. And then he offered it the third</div>
                     <div class="line">time; he put it the third time by: and still as he</div>
                     <div class="line">refused it, the rabblement hooted and clapped their</div>
                     <div class="line">chapped hands and threw up their sweaty night-caps</div>
                     <div class="line">and uttered such a deal of stinking breath because</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar refused the crown that it had almost choked</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar; for he swounded and fell down at it: and</div>
                     <div class="line">for mine own part, I durst not laugh, for fear of</div>
                     <div class="line">opening my lips and receiving the bad air.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But, soft, I pray you: what, did Caesar swound?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">He fell down in the market-place, and foamed at</div>
                     <div class="line">mouth, and was speechless.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis very like: he hath the failing sickness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Caesar hath it not; but you and I,</div>
                     <div class="line">And honest Casca, we have the falling sickness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not what you mean by that; but, I am sure,</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar fell down. If the tag-rag people did not</div>
                     <div class="line">clap him and hiss him, according as he pleased and</div>
                     <div class="line">displeased them, as they use to do the players in</div>
                     <div class="line">the theatre, I am no true man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What said he when he came unto himself?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, before he fell down, when he perceived the</div>
                     <div class="line">common herd was glad he refused the crown, he</div>
                     <div class="line">plucked me ope his doublet and offered them his</div>
                     <div class="line">throat to cut. An I had been a man of any</div>
                     <div class="line">occupation, if I would not have taken him at a word,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would I might go to hell among the rogues. And so</div>
                     <div class="line">he fell. When he came to himself again, he said,</div>
                     <div class="line">If he had done or said any thing amiss, he desired</div>
                     <div class="line">their worships to think it was his infirmity. Three</div>
                     <div class="line">or four wenches, where I stood, cried 'Alas, good</div>
                     <div class="line">soul!' and forgave him with all their hearts: but</div>
                     <div class="line">there's no heed to be taken of them; if Caesar had</div>
                     <div class="line">stabbed their mothers, they would have done no less.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And after that, he came, thus sad, away?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Did Cicero say any thing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, he spoke Greek.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">To what effect?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, an I tell you that, Ill ne'er look you i' the</div>
                     <div class="line">face again: but those that understood him smiled at</div>
                     <div class="line">one another and shook their heads; but, for mine own</div>
                     <div class="line">part, it was Greek to me. I could tell you more</div>
                     <div class="line">news too: Marullus and Flavius, for pulling scarfs</div>
                     <div class="line">off Caesar's images, are put to silence. Fare you</div>
                     <div class="line">well. There was more foolery yet, if I could</div>
                     <div class="line">remember it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you sup with me to-night, Casca?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, I am promised forth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you dine with me to-morrow?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, if I be alive and your mind hold and your dinner</div>
                     <div class="line">worth the eating.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Good: I will expect you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Do so. Farewell, both.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What a blunt fellow is this grown to be!</div>
                     <div class="line">He was quick mettle when he went to school.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">So is he now in execution</div>
                     <div class="line">Of any bold or noble enterprise,</div>
                     <div class="line">However he puts on this tardy form.</div>
                     <div class="line">This rudeness is a sauce to his good wit,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which gives men stomach to digest his words</div>
                     <div class="line">With better appetite.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And so it is. For this time I will leave you:</div>
                     <div class="line">To-morrow, if you please to speak with me,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will come home to you; or, if you will,</div>
                     <div class="line">Come home to me, and I will wait for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will do so: till then, think of the world.</div>
                     <p>Exit BRUTUS</p>
                     <div class="line">Well, Brutus, thou art noble; yet, I see,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy honourable metal may be wrought</div>
                     <div class="line">From that it is disposed: therefore it is meet</div>
                     <div class="line">That noble minds keep ever with their likes;</div>
                     <div class="line">For who so firm that cannot be seduced?</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar doth bear me hard; but he loves Brutus:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I were Brutus now and he were Cassius,</div>
                     <div class="line">He should not humour me. I will this night,</div>
                     <div class="line">In several hands, in at his windows throw,</div>
                     <div class="line">As if they came from several citizens,</div>
                     <div class="line">Writings all tending to the great opinion</div>
                     <div class="line">That Rome holds of his name; wherein obscurely</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar's ambition shall be glanced at:</div>
                     <div class="line">And after this let Caesar seat him sure;</div>
                     <div class="line">For we will shake him, or worse days endure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Thunder and lightning. Enter from opposite sides,
CASCA, with his sword drawn, and CICERO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CICERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good even, Casca: brought you Caesar home?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why are you breathless? and why stare you so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Are not you moved, when all the sway of earth</div>
                     <div class="line">Shakes like a thing unfirm? O Cicero,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have seen tempests, when the scolding winds</div>
                     <div class="line">Have rived the knotty oaks, and I have seen</div>
                     <div class="line">The ambitious ocean swell and rage and foam,</div>
                     <div class="line">To be exalted with the threatening clouds:</div>
                     <div class="line">But never till to-night, never till now,</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I go through a tempest dropping fire.</div>
                     <div class="line">Either there is a civil strife in heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else the world, too saucy with the gods,</div>
                     <div class="line">Incenses them to send destruction.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CICERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, saw you any thing more wonderful?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">A common slave--you know him well by sight--</div>
                     <div class="line">Held up his left hand, which did flame and burn</div>
                     <div class="line">Like twenty torches join'd, and yet his hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not sensible of fire, remain'd unscorch'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">Besides--I ha' not since put up my sword--</div>
                     <div class="line">Against the Capitol I met a lion,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who glared upon me, and went surly by,</div>
                     <div class="line">Without annoying me: and there were drawn</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon a heap a hundred ghastly women,</div>
                     <div class="line">Transformed with their fear; who swore they saw</div>
                     <div class="line">Men all in fire walk up and down the streets.</div>
                     <div class="line">And yesterday the bird of night did sit</div>
                     <div class="line">Even at noon-day upon the market-place,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hooting and shrieking. When these prodigies</div>
                     <div class="line">Do so conjointly meet, let not men say</div>
                     <div class="line">'These are their reasons; they are natural;'</div>
                     <div class="line">For, I believe, they are portentous things</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto the climate that they point upon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CICERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, it is a strange-disposed time:</div>
                     <div class="line">But men may construe things after their fashion,</div>
                     <div class="line">Clean from the purpose of the things themselves.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come Caesar to the Capitol to-morrow?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">He doth; for he did bid Antonius</div>
                     <div class="line">Send word to you he would be there to-morrow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CICERO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night then, Casca: this disturbed sky</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not to walk in.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, Cicero.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit CICERO</p>
               <p>Enter CASSIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Who's there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">A Roman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Casca, by your voice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Your ear is good. Cassius, what night is this!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A very pleasing night to honest men.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Who ever knew the heavens menace so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Those that have known the earth so full of faults.</div>
                     <div class="line">For my part, I have walk'd about the streets,</div>
                     <div class="line">Submitting me unto the perilous night,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, thus unbraced, Casca, as you see,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have bared my bosom to the thunder-stone;</div>
                     <div class="line">And when the cross blue lightning seem'd to open</div>
                     <div class="line">The breast of heaven, I did present myself</div>
                     <div class="line">Even in the aim and very flash of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">But wherefore did you so much tempt the heavens?</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the part of men to fear and tremble,</div>
                     <div class="line">When the most mighty gods by tokens send</div>
                     <div class="line">Such dreadful heralds to astonish us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You are dull, Casca, and those sparks of life</div>
                     <div class="line">That should be in a Roman you do want,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else you use not. You look pale and gaze</div>
                     <div class="line">And put on fear and cast yourself in wonder,</div>
                     <div class="line">To see the strange impatience of the heavens:</div>
                     <div class="line">But if you would consider the true cause</div>
                     <div class="line">Why all these fires, why all these gliding ghosts,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why birds and beasts from quality and kind,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why old men fool and children calculate,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why all these things change from their ordinance</div>
                     <div class="line">Their natures and preformed faculties</div>
                     <div class="line">To monstrous quality,--why, you shall find</div>
                     <div class="line">That heaven hath infused them with these spirits,</div>
                     <div class="line">To make them instruments of fear and warning</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto some monstrous state.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now could I, Casca, name to thee a man</div>
                     <div class="line">Most like this dreadful night,</div>
                     <div class="line">That thunders, lightens, opens graves, and roars</div>
                     <div class="line">As doth the lion in the Capitol,</div>
                     <div class="line">A man no mightier than thyself or me</div>
                     <div class="line">In personal action, yet prodigious grown</div>
                     <div class="line">And fearful, as these strange eruptions are.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis Caesar that you mean; is it not, Cassius?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Let it be who it is: for Romans now</div>
                     <div class="line">Have thews and limbs like to their ancestors;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, woe the while! our fathers' minds are dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">And we are govern'd with our mothers' spirits;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our yoke and sufferance show us womanish.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, they say the senators tomorrow</div>
                     <div class="line">Mean to establish Caesar as a king;</div>
                     <div class="line">And he shall wear his crown by sea and land,</div>
                     <div class="line">In every place, save here in Italy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I know where I will wear this dagger then;</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassius from bondage will deliver Cassius:</div>
                     <div class="line">Therein, ye gods, you make the weak most strong;</div>
                     <div class="line">Therein, ye gods, you tyrants do defeat:</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor stony tower, nor walls of beaten brass,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor airless dungeon, nor strong links of iron,</div>
                     <div class="line">Can be retentive to the strength of spirit;</div>
                     <div class="line">But life, being weary of these worldly bars,</div>
                     <div class="line">Never lacks power to dismiss itself.</div>
                     <div class="line">If I know this, know all the world besides,</div>
                     <div class="line">That part of tyranny that I do bear</div>
                     <div class="line">I can shake off at pleasure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Thunder still</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">So can I:</div>
                     <div class="line">So every bondman in his own hand bears</div>
                     <div class="line">The power to cancel his captivity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And why should Caesar be a tyrant then?</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor man! I know he would not be a wolf,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that he sees the Romans are but sheep:</div>
                     <div class="line">He were no lion, were not Romans hinds.</div>
                     <div class="line">Those that with haste will make a mighty fire</div>
                     <div class="line">Begin it with weak straws: what trash is Rome,</div>
                     <div class="line">What rubbish and what offal, when it serves</div>
                     <div class="line">For the base matter to illuminate</div>
                     <div class="line">So vile a thing as Caesar! But, O grief,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where hast thou led me? I perhaps speak this</div>
                     <div class="line">Before a willing bondman; then I know</div>
                     <div class="line">My answer must be made. But I am arm'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">And dangers are to me indifferent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">You speak to Casca, and to such a man</div>
                     <div class="line">That is no fleering tell-tale. Hold, my hand:</div>
                     <div class="line">Be factious for redress of all these griefs,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will set this foot of mine as far</div>
                     <div class="line">As who goes farthest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">There's a bargain made.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now know you, Casca, I have moved already</div>
                     <div class="line">Some certain of the noblest-minded Romans</div>
                     <div class="line">To undergo with me an enterprise</div>
                     <div class="line">Of honourable-dangerous consequence;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I do know, by this, they stay for me</div>
                     <div class="line">In Pompey's porch: for now, this fearful night,</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no stir or walking in the streets;</div>
                     <div class="line">And the complexion of the element</div>
                     <div class="line">In favour's like the work we have in hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Most bloody, fiery, and most terrible.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand close awhile, for here comes one in haste.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis Cinna; I do know him by his gait;</div>
                     <div class="line">He is a friend.</div>
                     <p>Enter CINNA</p>
                     <div class="line">Cinna, where haste you so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">To find out you. Who's that? Metellus Cimber?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, it is Casca; one incorporate</div>
                     <div class="line">To our attempts. Am I not stay'd for, Cinna?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am glad on 't. What a fearful night is this!</div>
                     <div class="line">There's two or three of us have seen strange sights.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Am I not stay'd for? tell me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, you are.</div>
                     <div class="line">O Cassius, if you could</div>
                     <div class="line">But win the noble Brutus to our party--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Be you content: good Cinna, take this paper,</div>
                     <div class="line">And look you lay it in the praetor's chair,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where Brutus may but find it; and throw this</div>
                     <div class="line">In at his window; set this up with wax</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon old Brutus' statue: all this done,</div>
                     <div class="line">Repair to Pompey's porch, where you shall find us.</div>
                     <div class="line">Is Decius Brutus and Trebonius there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">All but Metellus Cimber; and he's gone</div>
                     <div class="line">To seek you at your house. Well, I will hie,</div>
                     <div class="line">And so bestow these papers as you bade me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That done, repair to Pompey's theatre.</div>
                     <p>Exit CINNA</p>
                     <div class="line">Come, Casca, you and I will yet ere day</div>
                     <div class="line">See Brutus at his house: three parts of him</div>
                     <div class="line">Is ours already, and the man entire</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon the next encounter yields him ours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, he sits high in all the people's hearts:</div>
                     <div class="line">And that which would appear offence in us,</div>
                     <div class="line">His countenance, like richest alchemy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will change to virtue and to worthiness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Him and his worth and our great need of him</div>
                     <div class="line">You have right well conceited. Let us go,</div>
                     <div class="line">For it is after midnight; and ere day</div>
                     <div class="line">We will awake him and be sure of him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.4">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 2. ACT II</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. BRUTUS's orchard.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  CAESAR's house.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A street near the Capitol.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the same street, before the house of BRUTUS.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Rome. BRUTUS's orchard.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BRUTUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, Lucius, ho!</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot, by the progress of the stars,</div>
                     <div class="line">Give guess how near to day. Lucius, I say!</div>
                     <div class="line">I would it were my fault to sleep so soundly.</div>
                     <div class="line">When, Lucius, when? awake, I say! what, Lucius!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LUCIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Call'd you, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Get me a taper in my study, Lucius:</div>
                     <div class="line">When it is lighted, come and call me here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">It must be by his death: and for my part,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know no personal cause to spurn at him,</div>
                     <div class="line">But for the general. He would be crown'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">How that might change his nature, there's the question.</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the bright day that brings forth the adder;</div>
                     <div class="line">And that craves wary walking. Crown him?--that;--</div>
                     <div class="line">And then, I grant, we put a sting in him,</div>
                     <div class="line">That at his will he may do danger with.</div>
                     <div class="line">The abuse of greatness is, when it disjoins</div>
                     <div class="line">Remorse from power: and, to speak truth of Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have not known when his affections sway'd</div>
                     <div class="line">More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,</div>
                     <div class="line">That lowliness is young ambition's ladder,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereto the climber-upward turns his face;</div>
                     <div class="line">But when he once attains the upmost round.</div>
                     <div class="line">He then unto the ladder turns his back,</div>
                     <div class="line">Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees</div>
                     <div class="line">By which he did ascend. So Caesar may.</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel</div>
                     <div class="line">Will bear no colour for the thing he is,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fashion it thus; that what he is, augmented,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would run to these and these extremities:</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore think him as a serpent's egg</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, hatch'd, would, as his kind, grow mischievous,</div>
                     <div class="line">And kill him in the shell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LUCIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The taper burneth in your closet, sir.</div>
                     <div class="line">Searching the window for a flint, I found</div>
                     <div class="line">This paper, thus seal'd up; and, I am sure,</div>
                     <div class="line">It did not lie there when I went to bed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Gives him the letter</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Get you to bed again; it is not day.</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not to-morrow, boy, the ides of March?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Look in the calendar, and bring me word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The exhalations whizzing in the air</div>
                     <div class="line">Give so much light that I may read by them.</div>
                     <p>Opens the letter and reads</p>
                     <div class="line">'Brutus, thou sleep'st: awake, and see thyself.</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall Rome, &c. Speak, strike, redress!</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus, thou sleep'st: awake!'</div>
                     <div class="line">Such instigations have been often dropp'd</div>
                     <div class="line">Where I have took them up.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Shall Rome, &c.' Thus must I piece it out:</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall Rome stand under one man's awe? What, Rome?</div>
                     <div class="line">My ancestors did from the streets of Rome</div>
                     <div class="line">The Tarquin drive, when he was call'd a king.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Speak, strike, redress!' Am I entreated</div>
                     <div class="line">To speak and strike? O Rome, I make thee promise:</div>
                     <div class="line">If the redress will follow, thou receivest</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy full petition at the hand of Brutus!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LUCIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, March is wasted fourteen days.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Knocking within</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis good. Go to the gate; somebody knocks.</div>
                     <p>Exit LUCIUS</p>
                     <div class="line">Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have not slept.</div>
                     <div class="line">Between the acting of a dreadful thing</div>
                     <div class="line">And the first motion, all the interim is</div>
                     <div class="line">Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream:</div>
                     <div class="line">The Genius and the mortal instruments</div>
                     <div class="line">Are then in council; and the state of man,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like to a little kingdom, suffers then</div>
                     <div class="line">The nature of an insurrection.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LUCIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, 'tis your brother Cassius at the door,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who doth desire to see you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Is he alone?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, sir, there are moe with him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you know them?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, sir; their hats are pluck'd about their ears,</div>
                     <div class="line">And half their faces buried in their cloaks,</div>
                     <div class="line">That by no means I may discover them</div>
                     <div class="line">By any mark of favour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Let 'em enter.</div>
                     <p>Exit LUCIUS</p>
                     <div class="line">They are the faction. O conspiracy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shamest thou to show thy dangerous brow by night,</div>
                     <div class="line">When evils are most free? O, then by day</div>
                     <div class="line">Where wilt thou find a cavern dark enough</div>
                     <div class="line">To mask thy monstrous visage? Seek none, conspiracy;</div>
                     <div class="line">Hide it in smiles and affability:</div>
                     <div class="line">For if thou path, thy native semblance on,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not Erebus itself were dim enough</div>
                     <div class="line">To hide thee from prevention.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter the conspirators, CASSIUS, CASCA, DECIUS
BRUTUS, CINNA, METELLUS CIMBER, and TREBONIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I think we are too bold upon your rest:</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, Brutus; do we trouble you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I have been up this hour, awake all night.</div>
                     <div class="line">Know I these men that come along with you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, every man of them, and no man here</div>
                     <div class="line">But honours you; and every one doth wish</div>
                     <div class="line">You had but that opinion of yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">Which every noble Roman bears of you.</div>
                     <div class="line">This is Trebonius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He is welcome hither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">This, Decius Brutus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He is welcome too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">This, Casca; this, Cinna; and this, Metellus Cimber.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">They are all welcome.</div>
                     <div class="line">What watchful cares do interpose themselves</div>
                     <div class="line">Betwixt your eyes and night?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I entreat a word?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>BRUTUS and CASSIUS whisper</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Here lies the east: doth not the day break here?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">No.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, pardon, sir, it doth; and yon gray lines</div>
                     <div class="line">That fret the clouds are messengers of day.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall confess that you are both deceived.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, as I point my sword, the sun arises,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which is a great way growing on the south,</div>
                     <div class="line">Weighing the youthful season of the year.</div>
                     <div class="line">Some two months hence up higher toward the north</div>
                     <div class="line">He first presents his fire; and the high east</div>
                     <div class="line">Stands, as the Capitol, directly here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me your hands all over, one by one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And let us swear our resolution.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, not an oath: if not the face of men,</div>
                     <div class="line">The sufferance of our souls, the time's abuse,--</div>
                     <div class="line">If these be motives weak, break off betimes,</div>
                     <div class="line">And every man hence to his idle bed;</div>
                     <div class="line">So let high-sighted tyranny range on,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till each man drop by lottery. But if these,</div>
                     <div class="line">As I am sure they do, bear fire enough</div>
                     <div class="line">To kindle cowards and to steel with valour</div>
                     <div class="line">The melting spirits of women, then, countrymen,</div>
                     <div class="line">What need we any spur but our own cause,</div>
                     <div class="line">To prick us to redress? what other bond</div>
                     <div class="line">Than secret Romans, that have spoke the word,</div>
                     <div class="line">And will not palter? and what other oath</div>
                     <div class="line">Than honesty to honesty engaged,</div>
                     <div class="line">That this shall be, or we will fall for it?</div>
                     <div class="line">Swear priests and cowards and men cautelous,</div>
                     <div class="line">Old feeble carrions and such suffering souls</div>
                     <div class="line">That welcome wrongs; unto bad causes swear</div>
                     <div class="line">Such creatures as men doubt; but do not stain</div>
                     <div class="line">The even virtue of our enterprise,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor the insuppressive mettle of our spirits,</div>
                     <div class="line">To think that or our cause or our performance</div>
                     <div class="line">Did need an oath; when every drop of blood</div>
                     <div class="line">That every Roman bears, and nobly bears,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is guilty of a several bastardy,</div>
                     <div class="line">If he do break the smallest particle</div>
                     <div class="line">Of any promise that hath pass'd from him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But what of Cicero? shall we sound him?</div>
                     <div class="line">I think he will stand very strong with us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us not leave him out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, by no means.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">METELLUS CIMBER</div>
                     <div class="line">O, let us have him, for his silver hairs</div>
                     <div class="line">Will purchase us a good opinion</div>
                     <div class="line">And buy men's voices to commend our deeds:</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be said, his judgment ruled our hands;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our youths and wildness shall no whit appear,</div>
                     <div class="line">But all be buried in his gravity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, name him not: let us not break with him;</div>
                     <div class="line">For he will never follow any thing</div>
                     <div class="line">That other men begin.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Then leave him out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed he is not fit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall no man else be touch'd but only Caesar?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Decius, well urged: I think it is not meet,</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark Antony, so well beloved of Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">Should outlive Caesar: we shall find of him</div>
                     <div class="line">A shrewd contriver; and, you know, his means,</div>
                     <div class="line">If he improve them, may well stretch so far</div>
                     <div class="line">As to annoy us all: which to prevent,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let Antony and Caesar fall together.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Our course will seem too bloody, Caius Cassius,</div>
                     <div class="line">To cut the head off and then hack the limbs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like wrath in death and envy afterwards;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Antony is but a limb of Caesar:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us be sacrificers, but not butchers, Caius.</div>
                     <div class="line">We all stand up against the spirit of Caesar;</div>
                     <div class="line">And in the spirit of men there is no blood:</div>
                     <div class="line">O, that we then could come by Caesar's spirit,</div>
                     <div class="line">And not dismember Caesar! But, alas,</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar must bleed for it! And, gentle friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's kill him boldly, but not wrathfully;</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's carve him as a dish fit for the gods,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not hew him as a carcass fit for hounds:</div>
                     <div class="line">And let our hearts, as subtle masters do,</div>
                     <div class="line">Stir up their servants to an act of rage,</div>
                     <div class="line">And after seem to chide 'em. This shall make</div>
                     <div class="line">Our purpose necessary and not envious:</div>
                     <div class="line">Which so appearing to the common eyes,</div>
                     <div class="line">We shall be call'd purgers, not murderers.</div>
                     <div class="line">And for Mark Antony, think not of him;</div>
                     <div class="line">For he can do no more than Caesar's arm</div>
                     <div class="line">When Caesar's head is off.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet I fear him;</div>
                     <div class="line">For in the ingrafted love he bears to Caesar--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, good Cassius, do not think of him:</div>
                     <div class="line">If he love Caesar, all that he can do</div>
                     <div class="line">Is to himself, take thought and die for Caesar:</div>
                     <div class="line">And that were much he should; for he is given</div>
                     <div class="line">To sports, to wildness and much company.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TREBONIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no fear in him; let him not die;</div>
                     <div class="line">For he will live, and laugh at this hereafter.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Clock strikes</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace! count the clock.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The clock hath stricken three.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TREBONIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis time to part.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But it is doubtful yet,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whether Caesar will come forth to-day, or no;</div>
                     <div class="line">For he is superstitious grown of late,</div>
                     <div class="line">Quite from the main opinion he held once</div>
                     <div class="line">Of fantasy, of dreams and ceremonies:</div>
                     <div class="line">It may be, these apparent prodigies,</div>
                     <div class="line">The unaccustom'd terror of this night,</div>
                     <div class="line">And the persuasion of his augurers,</div>
                     <div class="line">May hold him from the Capitol to-day.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Never fear that: if he be so resolved,</div>
                     <div class="line">I can o'ersway him; for he loves to hear</div>
                     <div class="line">That unicorns may be betray'd with trees,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bears with glasses, elephants with holes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lions with toils and men with flatterers;</div>
                     <div class="line">But when I tell him he hates flatterers,</div>
                     <div class="line">He says he does, being then most flattered.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me work;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I can give his humour the true bent,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will bring him to the Capitol.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, we will all of us be there to fetch him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">By the eighth hour: is that the uttermost?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">Be that the uttermost, and fail not then.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">METELLUS CIMBER</div>
                     <div class="line">Caius Ligarius doth bear Caesar hard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who rated him for speaking well of Pompey:</div>
                     <div class="line">I wonder none of you have thought of him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, good Metellus, go along by him:</div>
                     <div class="line">He loves me well, and I have given him reasons;</div>
                     <div class="line">Send him but hither, and I'll fashion him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The morning comes upon 's: we'll leave you, Brutus.</div>
                     <div class="line">And, friends, disperse yourselves; but all remember</div>
                     <div class="line">What you have said, and show yourselves true Romans.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Good gentlemen, look fresh and merrily;</div>
                     <div class="line">Let not our looks put on our purposes,</div>
                     <div class="line">But bear it as our Roman actors do,</div>
                     <div class="line">With untired spirits and formal constancy:</div>
                     <div class="line">And so good morrow to you every one.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt all but BRUTUS</p>
                     <div class="line">Boy! Lucius! Fast asleep? It is no matter;</div>
                     <div class="line">Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast no figures nor no fantasies,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which busy care draws in the brains of men;</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore thou sleep'st so sound.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PORTIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus, my lord!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Portia, what mean you? wherefore rise you now?</div>
                     <div class="line">It is not for your health thus to commit</div>
                     <div class="line">Your weak condition to the raw cold morning.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor for yours neither. You've ungently, Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">Stole from my bed: and yesternight, at supper,</div>
                     <div class="line">You suddenly arose, and walk'd about,</div>
                     <div class="line">Musing and sighing, with your arms across,</div>
                     <div class="line">And when I ask'd you what the matter was,</div>
                     <div class="line">You stared upon me with ungentle looks;</div>
                     <div class="line">I urged you further; then you scratch'd your head,</div>
                     <div class="line">And too impatiently stamp'd with your foot;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet I insisted, yet you answer'd not,</div>
                     <div class="line">But, with an angry wafture of your hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Gave sign for me to leave you: so I did;</div>
                     <div class="line">Fearing to strengthen that impatience</div>
                     <div class="line">Which seem'd too much enkindled, and withal</div>
                     <div class="line">Hoping it was but an effect of humour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which sometime hath his hour with every man.</div>
                     <div class="line">It will not let you eat, nor talk, nor sleep,</div>
                     <div class="line">And could it work so much upon your shape</div>
                     <div class="line">As it hath much prevail'd on your condition,</div>
                     <div class="line">I should not know you, Brutus. Dear my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Make me acquainted with your cause of grief.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not well in health, and that is all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus is wise, and, were he not in health,</div>
                     <div class="line">He would embrace the means to come by it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, so I do. Good Portia, go to bed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is Brutus sick? and is it physical</div>
                     <div class="line">To walk unbraced and suck up the humours</div>
                     <div class="line">Of the dank morning? What, is Brutus sick,</div>
                     <div class="line">And will he steal out of his wholesome bed,</div>
                     <div class="line">To dare the vile contagion of the night</div>
                     <div class="line">And tempt the rheumy and unpurged air</div>
                     <div class="line">To add unto his sickness? No, my Brutus;</div>
                     <div class="line">You have some sick offence within your mind,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, by the right and virtue of my place,</div>
                     <div class="line">I ought to know of: and, upon my knees,</div>
                     <div class="line">I charm you, by my once-commended beauty,</div>
                     <div class="line">By all your vows of love and that great vow</div>
                     <div class="line">Which did incorporate and make us one,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you unfold to me, yourself, your half,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why you are heavy, and what men to-night</div>
                     <div class="line">Have had to resort to you: for here have been</div>
                     <div class="line">Some six or seven, who did hide their faces</div>
                     <div class="line">Even from darkness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Kneel not, gentle Portia.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I should not need, if you were gentle Brutus.</div>
                     <div class="line">Within the bond of marriage, tell me, Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it excepted I should know no secrets</div>
                     <div class="line">That appertain to you? Am I yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">But, as it were, in sort or limitation,</div>
                     <div class="line">To keep with you at meals, comfort your bed,</div>
                     <div class="line">And talk to you sometimes? Dwell I but in the suburbs</div>
                     <div class="line">Of your good pleasure? If it be no more,</div>
                     <div class="line">Portia is Brutus' harlot, not his wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You are my true and honourable wife,</div>
                     <div class="line">As dear to me as are the ruddy drops</div>
                     <div class="line">That visit my sad heart</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">If this were true, then should I know this secret.</div>
                     <div class="line">I grant I am a woman; but withal</div>
                     <div class="line">A woman that Lord Brutus took to wife:</div>
                     <div class="line">I grant I am a woman; but withal</div>
                     <div class="line">A woman well-reputed, Cato's daughter.</div>
                     <div class="line">Think you I am no stronger than my sex,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being so father'd and so husbanded?</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me your counsels, I will not disclose 'em:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have made strong proof of my constancy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Giving myself a voluntary wound</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, in the thigh: can I bear that with patience.</div>
                     <div class="line">And not my husband's secrets?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O ye gods,</div>
                     <div class="line">Render me worthy of this noble wife!</div>
                     <p>Knocking within</p>
                     <div class="line">Hark, hark! one knocks: Portia, go in awhile;</div>
                     <div class="line">And by and by thy bosom shall partake</div>
                     <div class="line">The secrets of my heart.</div>
                     <div class="line">All my engagements I will construe to thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">All the charactery of my sad brows:</div>
                     <div class="line">Leave me with haste.</div>
                     <p>Exit PORTIA</p>
                     <div class="line">Lucius, who's that knocks?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LUCIUS with LIGARIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He is a sick man that would speak with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Caius Ligarius, that Metellus spake of.</div>
                     <div class="line">Boy, stand aside. Caius Ligarius! how?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Vouchsafe good morrow from a feeble tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, what a time have you chose out, brave Caius,</div>
                     <div class="line">To wear a kerchief! Would you were not sick!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not sick, if Brutus have in hand</div>
                     <div class="line">Any exploit worthy the name of honour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Such an exploit have I in hand, Ligarius,</div>
                     <div class="line">Had you a healthful ear to hear of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">By all the gods that Romans bow before,</div>
                     <div class="line">I here discard my sickness! Soul of Rome!</div>
                     <div class="line">Brave son, derived from honourable loins!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou, like an exorcist, hast conjured up</div>
                     <div class="line">My mortified spirit. Now bid me run,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will strive with things impossible;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, get the better of them. What's to do?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A piece of work that will make sick men whole.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But are not some whole that we must make sick?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That must we also. What it is, my Caius,</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall unfold to thee, as we are going</div>
                     <div class="line">To whom it must be done.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Set on your foot,</div>
                     <div class="line">And with a heart new-fired I follow you,</div>
                     <div class="line">To do I know not what: but it sufficeth</div>
                     <div class="line">That Brutus leads me on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Follow me, then.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  CAESAR's house.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Thunder and lightning. Enter CAESAR, in his
night-gown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor heaven nor earth have been at peace to-night:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thrice hath Calpurnia in her sleep cried out,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Help, ho! they murder Caesar!' Who's within?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Servant</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Go bid the priests do present sacrifice</div>
                     <div class="line">And bring me their opinions of success.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">I will, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <p>Enter CALPURNIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What mean you, Caesar? think you to walk forth?</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall not stir out of your house to-day.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar shall forth: the things that threaten'd me</div>
                     <div class="line">Ne'er look'd but on my back; when they shall see</div>
                     <div class="line">The face of Caesar, they are vanished.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar, I never stood on ceremonies,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet now they fright me. There is one within,</div>
                     <div class="line">Besides the things that we have heard and seen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Recounts most horrid sights seen by the watch.</div>
                     <div class="line">A lioness hath whelped in the streets;</div>
                     <div class="line">And graves have yawn'd, and yielded up their dead;</div>
                     <div class="line">Fierce fiery warriors fought upon the clouds,</div>
                     <div class="line">In ranks and squadrons and right form of war,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which drizzled blood upon the Capitol;</div>
                     <div class="line">The noise of battle hurtled in the air,</div>
                     <div class="line">Horses did neigh, and dying men did groan,</div>
                     <div class="line">And ghosts did shriek and squeal about the streets.</div>
                     <div class="line">O Caesar! these things are beyond all use,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I do fear them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">What can be avoided</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose end is purposed by the mighty gods?</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet Caesar shall go forth; for these predictions</div>
                     <div class="line">Are to the world in general as to Caesar.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                     <div class="line">When beggars die, there are no comets seen;</div>
                     <div class="line">The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Cowards die many times before their deaths;</div>
                     <div class="line">The valiant never taste of death but once.</div>
                     <div class="line">Of all the wonders that I yet have heard.</div>
                     <div class="line">It seems to me most strange that men should fear;</div>
                     <div class="line">Seeing that death, a necessary end,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will come when it will come.</div>
                     <p>Re-enter Servant</p>
                     <div class="line">What say the augurers?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">They would not have you to stir forth to-day.</div>
                     <div class="line">Plucking the entrails of an offering forth,</div>
                     <div class="line">They could not find a heart within the beast.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">The gods do this in shame of cowardice:</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar should be a beast without a heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">If he should stay at home to-day for fear.</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Caesar shall not: danger knows full well</div>
                     <div class="line">That Caesar is more dangerous than he:</div>
                     <div class="line">We are two lions litter'd in one day,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I the elder and more terrible:</div>
                     <div class="line">And Caesar shall go forth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your wisdom is consumed in confidence.</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not go forth to-day: call it my fear</div>
                     <div class="line">That keeps you in the house, and not your own.</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll send Mark Antony to the senate-house:</div>
                     <div class="line">And he shall say you are not well to-day:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me, upon my knee, prevail in this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark Antony shall say I am not well,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, for thy humour, I will stay at home.</div>
                     <p>Enter DECIUS BRUTUS</p>
                     <div class="line">Here's Decius Brutus, he shall tell them so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar, all hail! good morrow, worthy Caesar:</div>
                     <div class="line">I come to fetch you to the senate-house.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">And you are come in very happy time,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bear my greeting to the senators</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell them that I will not come to-day:</div>
                     <div class="line">Cannot, is false, and that I dare not, falser:</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not come to-day: tell them so, Decius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Say he is sick.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall Caesar send a lie?</div>
                     <div class="line">Have I in conquest stretch'd mine arm so far,</div>
                     <div class="line">To be afraid to tell graybeards the truth?</div>
                     <div class="line">Decius, go tell them Caesar will not come.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Most mighty Caesar, let me know some cause,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest I be laugh'd at when I tell them so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">The cause is in my will: I will not come;</div>
                     <div class="line">That is enough to satisfy the senate.</div>
                     <div class="line">But for your private satisfaction,</div>
                     <div class="line">Because I love you, I will let you know:</div>
                     <div class="line">Calpurnia here, my wife, stays me at home:</div>
                     <div class="line">She dreamt to-night she saw my statua,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, like a fountain with an hundred spouts,</div>
                     <div class="line">Did run pure blood: and many lusty Romans</div>
                     <div class="line">Came smiling, and did bathe their hands in it:</div>
                     <div class="line">And these does she apply for warnings, and portents,</div>
                     <div class="line">And evils imminent; and on her knee</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath begg'd that I will stay at home to-day.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">This dream is all amiss interpreted;</div>
                     <div class="line">It was a vision fair and fortunate:</div>
                     <div class="line">Your statue spouting blood in many pipes,</div>
                     <div class="line">In which so many smiling Romans bathed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Signifies that from you great Rome shall suck</div>
                     <div class="line">Reviving blood, and that great men shall press</div>
                     <div class="line">For tinctures, stains, relics and cognizance.</div>
                     <div class="line">This by Calpurnia's dream is signified.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">And this way have you well expounded it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I have, when you have heard what I can say:</div>
                     <div class="line">And know it now: the senate have concluded</div>
                     <div class="line">To give this day a crown to mighty Caesar.</div>
                     <div class="line">If you shall send them word you will not come,</div>
                     <div class="line">Their minds may change. Besides, it were a mock</div>
                     <div class="line">Apt to be render'd, for some one to say</div>
                     <div class="line">'Break up the senate till another time,</div>
                     <div class="line">When Caesar's wife shall meet with better dreams.'</div>
                     <div class="line">If Caesar hide himself, shall they not whisper</div>
                     <div class="line">'Lo, Caesar is afraid'?</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, Caesar; for my dear dear love</div>
                     <div class="line">To our proceeding bids me tell you this;</div>
                     <div class="line">And reason to my love is liable.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">How foolish do your fears seem now, Calpurnia!</div>
                     <div class="line">I am ashamed I did yield to them.</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me my robe, for I will go.</div>
                     <p>Enter PUBLIUS, BRUTUS, LIGARIUS, METELLUS, CASCA,
TREBONIUS, and CINNA</p>
                     <div class="line">And look where Publius is come to fetch me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PUBLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, Caesar.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, Publius.</div>
                     <div class="line">What, Brutus, are you stirr'd so early too?</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, Casca. Caius Ligarius,</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar was ne'er so much your enemy</div>
                     <div class="line">As that same ague which hath made you lean.</div>
                     <div class="line">What is 't o'clock?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar, 'tis strucken eight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you for your pains and courtesy.</div>
                     <p>Enter ANTONY</p>
                     <div class="line">See! Antony, that revels long o' nights,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is notwithstanding up. Good morrow, Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">So to most noble Caesar.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Bid them prepare within:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am to blame to be thus waited for.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Cinna: now, Metellus: what, Trebonius!</div>
                     <div class="line">I have an hour's talk in store for you;</div>
                     <div class="line">Remember that you call on me to-day:</div>
                     <div class="line">Be near me, that I may remember you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TREBONIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar, I will:</div>
                     <p>Aside</p>
                     <div class="line">and so near will I be,</div>
                     <div class="line">That your best friends shall wish I had been further.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Good friends, go in, and taste some wine with me;</div>
                     <div class="line">And we, like friends, will straightway go together.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  That every like is not the same, O Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">The heart of Brutus yearns to think upon!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  A street near the Capitol.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter ARTEMIDORUS, reading a paper</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARTEMIDORUS</div>
                     <div class="line">'Caesar, beware of Brutus; take heed of Cassius;</div>
                     <div class="line">come not near Casca; have an eye to Cinna, trust not</div>
                     <div class="line">Trebonius: mark well Metellus Cimber: Decius Brutus</div>
                     <div class="line">loves thee not: thou hast wronged Caius Ligarius.</div>
                     <div class="line">There is but one mind in all these men, and it is</div>
                     <div class="line">bent against Caesar. If thou beest not immortal,</div>
                     <div class="line">look about you: security gives way to conspiracy.</div>
                     <div class="line">The mighty gods defend thee! Thy lover,</div>
                     <div class="line">'ARTEMIDORUS.'</div>
                     <div class="line">Here will I stand till Caesar pass along,</div>
                     <div class="line">And as a suitor will I give him this.</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart laments that virtue cannot live</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of the teeth of emulation.</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou read this, O Caesar, thou mayst live;</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, the Fates with traitors do contrive.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the same street, before the house of BRUTUS.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PORTIA and LUCIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, boy, run to the senate-house;</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay not to answer me, but get thee gone:</div>
                     <div class="line">Why dost thou stay?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">To know my errand, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I would have had thee there, and here again,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ere I can tell thee what thou shouldst do there.</div>
                     <div class="line">O constancy, be strong upon my side,</div>
                     <div class="line">Set a huge mountain 'tween my heart and tongue!</div>
                     <div class="line">I have a man's mind, but a woman's might.</div>
                     <div class="line">How hard it is for women to keep counsel!</div>
                     <div class="line">Art thou here yet?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, what should I do?</div>
                     <div class="line">Run to the Capitol, and nothing else?</div>
                     <div class="line">And so return to you, and nothing else?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, bring me word, boy, if thy lord look well,</div>
                     <div class="line">For he went sickly forth: and take good note</div>
                     <div class="line">What Caesar doth, what suitors press to him.</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark, boy! what noise is that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I hear none, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, listen well;</div>
                     <div class="line">I heard a bustling rumour, like a fray,</div>
                     <div class="line">And the wind brings it from the Capitol.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sooth, madam, I hear nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter the Soothsayer</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Come hither, fellow: which way hast thou been?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                     <div class="line">At mine own house, good lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What is't o'clock?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                     <div class="line">About the ninth hour, lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is Caesar yet gone to the Capitol?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, not yet: I go to take my stand,</div>
                     <div class="line">To see him pass on to the Capitol.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast some suit to Caesar, hast thou not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                     <div class="line">That I have, lady: if it will please Caesar</div>
                     <div class="line">To be so good to Caesar as to hear me,</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall beseech him to befriend himself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, know'st thou any harm's intended towards him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                     <div class="line">None that I know will be, much that I fear may chance.</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow to you. Here the street is narrow:</div>
                     <div class="line">The throng that follows Caesar at the heels,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of senators, of praetors, common suitors,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will crowd a feeble man almost to death:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll get me to a place more void, and there</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak to great Caesar as he comes along.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I must go in. Ay me, how weak a thing</div>
                     <div class="line">The heart of woman is! O Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">The heavens speed thee in thine enterprise!</div>
                     <div class="line">Sure, the boy heard me: Brutus hath a suit</div>
                     <div class="line">That Caesar will not grant. O, I grow faint.</div>
                     <div class="line">Run, Lucius, and commend me to my lord;</div>
                     <div class="line">Say I am merry: come to me again,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bring me word what he doth say to thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt severally</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.5">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 3. ACT III</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting above.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  The Forum.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting above.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>A crowd of people; among them ARTEMIDORUS and the
Soothsayer. Flourish. Enter CAESAR, BRUTUS,
CASSIUS, CASCA, DECIUS BRUTUS, METELLUS CIMBER,
TREBONIUS, CINNA, ANTONY, LEPIDUS, POPILIUS,
PUBLIUS, and others</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To the Soothsayer</span>  The ides of March are come.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, Caesar; but not gone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARTEMIDORUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hail, Caesar! read this schedule.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Trebonius doth desire you to o'erread,</div>
                     <div class="line">At your best leisure, this his humble suit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARTEMIDORUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O Caesar, read mine first; for mine's a suit</div>
                     <div class="line">That touches Caesar nearer: read it, great Caesar.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">What touches us ourself shall be last served.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ARTEMIDORUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Delay not, Caesar; read it instantly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">What, is the fellow mad?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PUBLIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sirrah, give place.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, urge you your petitions in the street?</div>
                     <div class="line">Come to the Capitol.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>CAESAR goes up to the Senate-House, the rest
following</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POPILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I wish your enterprise to-day may thrive.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What enterprise, Popilius?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">POPILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Fare you well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Advances to CAESAR</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What said Popilius Lena?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He wish'd to-day our enterprise might thrive.</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear our purpose is discovered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, how he makes to Caesar; mark him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Casca, be sudden, for we fear prevention.</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus, what shall be done? If this be known,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassius or Caesar never shall turn back,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I will slay myself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassius, be constant:</div>
                     <div class="line">Popilius Lena speaks not of our purposes;</div>
                     <div class="line">For, look, he smiles, and Caesar doth not change.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Trebonius knows his time; for, look you, Brutus.</div>
                     <div class="line">He draws Mark Antony out of the way.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt ANTONY and TREBONIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is Metellus Cimber? Let him go,</div>
                     <div class="line">And presently prefer his suit to Caesar.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He is address'd: press near and second him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">Casca, you are the first that rears your hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Are we all ready? What is now amiss</div>
                     <div class="line">That Caesar and his senate must redress?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">METELLUS CIMBER</div>
                     <div class="line">Most high, most mighty, and most puissant Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">Metellus Cimber throws before thy seat</div>
                     <div class="line">An humble heart,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Kneeling</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">I must prevent thee, Cimber.</div>
                     <div class="line">These couchings and these lowly courtesies</div>
                     <div class="line">Might fire the blood of ordinary men,</div>
                     <div class="line">And turn pre-ordinance and first decree</div>
                     <div class="line">Into the law of children. Be not fond,</div>
                     <div class="line">To think that Caesar bears such rebel blood</div>
                     <div class="line">That will be thaw'd from the true quality</div>
                     <div class="line">With that which melteth fools; I mean, sweet words,</div>
                     <div class="line">Low-crooked court'sies and base spaniel-fawning.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy brother by decree is banished:</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou dost bend and pray and fawn for him,</div>
                     <div class="line">I spurn thee like a cur out of my way.</div>
                     <div class="line">Know, Caesar doth not wrong, nor without cause</div>
                     <div class="line">Will he be satisfied.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">METELLUS CIMBER</div>
                     <div class="line">Is there no voice more worthy than my own</div>
                     <div class="line">To sound more sweetly in great Caesar's ear</div>
                     <div class="line">For the repealing of my banish'd brother?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I kiss thy hand, but not in flattery, Caesar;</div>
                     <div class="line">Desiring thee that Publius Cimber may</div>
                     <div class="line">Have an immediate freedom of repeal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">What, Brutus!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon, Caesar; Caesar, pardon:</div>
                     <div class="line">As low as to thy foot doth Cassius fall,</div>
                     <div class="line">To beg enfranchisement for Publius Cimber.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I could be well moved, if I were as you:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I could pray to move, prayers would move me:</div>
                     <div class="line">But I am constant as the northern star,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of whose true-fix'd and resting quality</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no fellow in the firmament.</div>
                     <div class="line">The skies are painted with unnumber'd sparks,</div>
                     <div class="line">They are all fire and every one doth shine,</div>
                     <div class="line">But there's but one in all doth hold his place:</div>
                     <div class="line">So in the world; 'tis furnish'd well with men,</div>
                     <div class="line">And men are flesh and blood, and apprehensive;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet in the number I do know but one</div>
                     <div class="line">That unassailable holds on his rank,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unshaked of motion: and that I am he,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me a little show it, even in this;</div>
                     <div class="line">That I was constant Cimber should be banish'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">And constant do remain to keep him so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">O Caesar,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Hence! wilt thou lift up Olympus?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Great Caesar,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Doth not Brutus bootless kneel?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak, hands for me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>CASCA first, then the other Conspirators and
BRUTUS stab CAESAR</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                     <div class="line">Et tu, Brute! Then fall, Caesar.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">Liberty! Freedom! Tyranny is dead!</div>
                     <div class="line">Run hence, proclaim, cry it about the streets.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Some to the common pulpits, and cry out</div>
                     <div class="line">'Liberty, freedom, and enfranchisement!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">People and senators, be not affrighted;</div>
                     <div class="line">Fly not; stand stiff: ambition's debt is paid.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to the pulpit, Brutus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And Cassius too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Where's Publius?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, quite confounded with this mutiny.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">METELLUS CIMBER</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand fast together, lest some friend of Caesar's</div>
                     <div class="line">Should chance--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Talk not of standing. Publius, good cheer;</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no harm intended to your person,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor to no Roman else: so tell them, Publius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And leave us, Publius; lest that the people,</div>
                     <div class="line">Rushing on us, should do your age some mischief.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Do so: and let no man abide this deed,</div>
                     <div class="line">But we the doers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter TREBONIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is Antony?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TREBONIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Fled to his house amazed:</div>
                     <div class="line">Men, wives and children stare, cry out and run</div>
                     <div class="line">As it were doomsday.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Fates, we will know your pleasures:</div>
                     <div class="line">That we shall die, we know; 'tis but the time</div>
                     <div class="line">And drawing days out, that men stand upon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, he that cuts off twenty years of life</div>
                     <div class="line">Cuts off so many years of fearing death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Grant that, and then is death a benefit:</div>
                     <div class="line">So are we Caesar's friends, that have abridged</div>
                     <div class="line">His time of fearing death. Stoop, Romans, stoop,</div>
                     <div class="line">And let us bathe our hands in Caesar's blood</div>
                     <div class="line">Up to the elbows, and besmear our swords:</div>
                     <div class="line">Then walk we forth, even to the market-place,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, waving our red weapons o'er our heads,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's all cry 'Peace, freedom and liberty!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Stoop, then, and wash. How many ages hence</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall this our lofty scene be acted over</div>
                     <div class="line">In states unborn and accents yet unknown!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">How many times shall Caesar bleed in sport,</div>
                     <div class="line">That now on Pompey's basis lies along</div>
                     <div class="line">No worthier than the dust!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">So oft as that shall be,</div>
                     <div class="line">So often shall the knot of us be call'd</div>
                     <div class="line">The men that gave their country liberty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, shall we forth?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, every man away:</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus shall lead; and we will grace his heels</div>
                     <div class="line">With the most boldest and best hearts of Rome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Servant</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Soft! who comes here? A friend of Antony's.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus, Brutus, did my master bid me kneel:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus did Mark Antony bid me fall down;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, being prostrate, thus he bade me say:</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus is noble, wise, valiant, and honest;</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar was mighty, bold, royal, and loving:</div>
                     <div class="line">Say I love Brutus, and I honour him;</div>
                     <div class="line">Say I fear'd Caesar, honour'd him and loved him.</div>
                     <div class="line">If Brutus will vouchsafe that Antony</div>
                     <div class="line">May safely come to him, and be resolved</div>
                     <div class="line">How Caesar hath deserved to lie in death,</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark Antony shall not love Caesar dead</div>
                     <div class="line">So well as Brutus living; but will follow</div>
                     <div class="line">The fortunes and affairs of noble Brutus</div>
                     <div class="line">Thorough the hazards of this untrod state</div>
                     <div class="line">With all true faith. So says my master Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy master is a wise and valiant Roman;</div>
                     <div class="line">I never thought him worse.</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell him, so please him come unto this place,</div>
                     <div class="line">He shall be satisfied; and, by my honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Depart untouch'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll fetch him presently.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I know that we shall have him well to friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I wish we may: but yet have I a mind</div>
                     <div class="line">That fears him much; and my misgiving still</div>
                     <div class="line">Falls shrewdly to the purpose.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">But here comes Antony.</div>
                     <p>Re-enter ANTONY</p>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, Mark Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">O mighty Caesar! dost thou lie so low?</div>
                     <div class="line">Are all thy conquests, glories, triumphs, spoils,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shrunk to this little measure? Fare thee well.</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not, gentlemen, what you intend,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who else must be let blood, who else is rank:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I myself, there is no hour so fit</div>
                     <div class="line">As Caesar's death hour, nor no instrument</div>
                     <div class="line">Of half that worth as those your swords, made rich</div>
                     <div class="line">With the most noble blood of all this world.</div>
                     <div class="line">I do beseech ye, if you bear me hard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, whilst your purpled hands do reek and smoke,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fulfil your pleasure. Live a thousand years,</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall not find myself so apt to die:</div>
                     <div class="line">No place will please me so, no mean of death,</div>
                     <div class="line">As here by Caesar, and by you cut off,</div>
                     <div class="line">The choice and master spirits of this age.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O Antony, beg not your death of us.</div>
                     <div class="line">Though now we must appear bloody and cruel,</div>
                     <div class="line">As, by our hands and this our present act,</div>
                     <div class="line">You see we do, yet see you but our hands</div>
                     <div class="line">And this the bleeding business they have done:</div>
                     <div class="line">Our hearts you see not; they are pitiful;</div>
                     <div class="line">And pity to the general wrong of Rome--</div>
                     <div class="line">As fire drives out fire, so pity pity--</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath done this deed on Caesar. For your part,</div>
                     <div class="line">To you our swords have leaden points, Mark Antony:</div>
                     <div class="line">Our arms, in strength of malice, and our hearts</div>
                     <div class="line">Of brothers' temper, do receive you in</div>
                     <div class="line">With all kind love, good thoughts, and reverence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Your voice shall be as strong as any man's</div>
                     <div class="line">In the disposing of new dignities.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Only be patient till we have appeased</div>
                     <div class="line">The multitude, beside themselves with fear,</div>
                     <div class="line">And then we will deliver you the cause,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why I, that did love Caesar when I struck him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have thus proceeded.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">I doubt not of your wisdom.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let each man render me his bloody hand:</div>
                     <div class="line">First, Marcus Brutus, will I shake with you;</div>
                     <div class="line">Next, Caius Cassius, do I take your hand;</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Decius Brutus, yours: now yours, Metellus;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yours, Cinna; and, my valiant Casca, yours;</div>
                     <div class="line">Though last, not last in love, yours, good Trebonius.</div>
                     <div class="line">Gentlemen all,--alas, what shall I say?</div>
                     <div class="line">My credit now stands on such slippery ground,</div>
                     <div class="line">That one of two bad ways you must conceit me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Either a coward or a flatterer.</div>
                     <div class="line">That I did love thee, Caesar, O, 'tis true:</div>
                     <div class="line">If then thy spirit look upon us now,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall it not grieve thee dearer than thy death,</div>
                     <div class="line">To see thy thy Anthony making his peace,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shaking the bloody fingers of thy foes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Most noble! in the presence of thy corse?</div>
                     <div class="line">Had I as many eyes as thou hast wounds,</div>
                     <div class="line">Weeping as fast as they stream forth thy blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">It would become me better than to close</div>
                     <div class="line">In terms of friendship with thine enemies.</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, Julius! Here wast thou bay'd, brave hart;</div>
                     <div class="line">Here didst thou fall; and here thy hunters stand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sign'd in thy spoil, and crimson'd in thy lethe.</div>
                     <div class="line">O world, thou wast the forest to this hart;</div>
                     <div class="line">And this, indeed, O world, the heart of thee.</div>
                     <div class="line">How like a deer, strucken by many princes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou here lie!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark Antony,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, Caius Cassius:</div>
                     <div class="line">The enemies of Caesar shall say this;</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, in a friend, it is cold modesty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I blame you not for praising Caesar so;</div>
                     <div class="line">But what compact mean you to have with us?</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you be prick'd in number of our friends;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or shall we on, and not depend on you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore I took your hands, but was, indeed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sway'd from the point, by looking down on Caesar.</div>
                     <div class="line">Friends am I with you all and love you all,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon this hope, that you shall give me reasons</div>
                     <div class="line">Why and wherein Caesar was dangerous.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else were this a savage spectacle:</div>
                     <div class="line">Our reasons are so full of good regard</div>
                     <div class="line">That were you, Antony, the son of Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">You should be satisfied.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">That's all I seek:</div>
                     <div class="line">And am moreover suitor that I may</div>
                     <div class="line">Produce his body to the market-place;</div>
                     <div class="line">And in the pulpit, as becomes a friend,</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak in the order of his funeral.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall, Mark Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus, a word with you.</div>
                     <p>Aside to BRUTUS</p>
                     <div class="line">You know not what you do: do not consent</div>
                     <div class="line">That Antony speak in his funeral:</div>
                     <div class="line">Know you how much the people may be moved</div>
                     <div class="line">By that which he will utter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">By your pardon;</div>
                     <div class="line">I will myself into the pulpit first,</div>
                     <div class="line">And show the reason of our Caesar's death:</div>
                     <div class="line">What Antony shall speak, I will protest</div>
                     <div class="line">He speaks by leave and by permission,</div>
                     <div class="line">And that we are contented Caesar shall</div>
                     <div class="line">Have all true rites and lawful ceremonies.</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall advantage more than do us wrong.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not what may fall; I like it not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark Antony, here, take you Caesar's body.</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall not in your funeral speech blame us,</div>
                     <div class="line">But speak all good you can devise of Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">And say you do't by our permission;</div>
                     <div class="line">Else shall you not have any hand at all</div>
                     <div class="line">About his funeral: and you shall speak</div>
                     <div class="line">In the same pulpit whereto I am going,</div>
                     <div class="line">After my speech is ended.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Be it so.</div>
                     <div class="line">I do desire no more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Prepare the body then, and follow us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt all but ANTONY</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I am meek and gentle with these butchers!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art the ruins of the noblest man</div>
                     <div class="line">That ever lived in the tide of times.</div>
                     <div class="line">Woe to the hand that shed this costly blood!</div>
                     <div class="line">Over thy wounds now do I prophesy,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, like dumb mouths, do ope their ruby lips,</div>
                     <div class="line">To beg the voice and utterance of my tongue--</div>
                     <div class="line">A curse shall light upon the limbs of men;</div>
                     <div class="line">Domestic fury and fierce civil strife</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall cumber all the parts of Italy;</div>
                     <div class="line">Blood and destruction shall be so in use</div>
                     <div class="line">And dreadful objects so familiar</div>
                     <div class="line">That mothers shall but smile when they behold</div>
                     <div class="line">Their infants quarter'd with the hands of war;</div>
                     <div class="line">All pity choked with custom of fell deeds:</div>
                     <div class="line">And Caesar's spirit, ranging for revenge,</div>
                     <div class="line">With Ate by his side come hot from hell,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall in these confines with a monarch's voice</div>
                     <div class="line">Cry  'Havoc,' and let slip the dogs of war;</div>
                     <div class="line">That this foul deed shall smell above the earth</div>
                     <div class="line">With carrion men, groaning for burial.</div>
                     <p>Enter a Servant</p>
                     <div class="line">You serve Octavius Caesar, do you not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">I do, Mark Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar did write for him to come to Rome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">He did receive his letters, and is coming;</div>
                     <div class="line">And bid me say to you by word of mouth--</div>
                     <div class="line">O Caesar!--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Seeing the body</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy heart is big, get thee apart and weep.</div>
                     <div class="line">Passion, I see, is catching; for mine eyes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Seeing those beads of sorrow stand in thine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Began to water. Is thy master coming?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">He lies to-night within seven leagues of Rome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Post back with speed, and tell him what hath chanced:</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is a mourning Rome, a dangerous Rome,</div>
                     <div class="line">No Rome of safety for Octavius yet;</div>
                     <div class="line">Hie hence, and tell him so. Yet, stay awhile;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou shalt not back till I have borne this corse</div>
                     <div class="line">Into the market-place: there shall I try</div>
                     <div class="line">In my oration, how the people take</div>
                     <div class="line">The cruel issue of these bloody men;</div>
                     <div class="line">According to the which, thou shalt discourse</div>
                     <div class="line">To young Octavius of the state of things.</div>
                     <div class="line">Lend me your hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt with CAESAR's body</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  The Forum.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BRUTUS and CASSIUS, and a throng of Citizens</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Citizens</div>
                     <div class="line">We will be satisfied; let us be satisfied.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Then follow me, and give me audience, friends.</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassius, go you into the other street,</div>
                     <div class="line">And part the numbers.</div>
                     <div class="line">Those that will hear me speak, let 'em stay here;</div>
                     <div class="line">Those that will follow Cassius, go with him;</div>
                     <div class="line">And public reasons shall be rendered</div>
                     <div class="line">Of Caesar's death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">I will hear Brutus speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">I will hear Cassius; and compare their reasons,</div>
                     <div class="line">When severally we hear them rendered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit CASSIUS, with some of the Citizens. BRUTUS
goes into the pulpit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">The noble Brutus is ascended: silence!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Be patient till the last.</div>
                     <div class="line">Romans, countrymen, and lovers! hear me for my</div>
                     <div class="line">cause, and be silent, that you may hear: believe me</div>
                     <div class="line">for mine honour, and have respect to mine honour, that</div>
                     <div class="line">you may believe: censure me in your wisdom, and</div>
                     <div class="line">awake your senses, that you may the better judge.</div>
                     <div class="line">If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar's, to him I say, that Brutus' love to Caesar</div>
                     <div class="line">was no less than his. If then that friend demand</div>
                     <div class="line">why Brutus rose against Caesar, this is my answer:</div>
                     <div class="line">--Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved</div>
                     <div class="line">Rome more. Had you rather Caesar were living and</div>
                     <div class="line">die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live</div>
                     <div class="line">all free men? As Caesar loved me, I weep for him;</div>
                     <div class="line">as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was</div>
                     <div class="line">valiant, I honour him: but, as he was ambitious, I</div>
                     <div class="line">slew him. There is tears for his love; joy for his</div>
                     <div class="line">fortune; honour for his valour; and death for his</div>
                     <div class="line">ambition. Who is here so base that would be a</div>
                     <div class="line">bondman? If any, speak; for him have I offended.</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is here so rude that would not be a Roman? If</div>
                     <div class="line">any, speak; for him have I offended. Who is here so</div>
                     <div class="line">vile that will not love his country? If any, speak;</div>
                     <div class="line">for him have I offended. I pause for a reply.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">None, Brutus, none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Then none have I offended. I have done no more to</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar than you shall do to Brutus. The question of</div>
                     <div class="line">his death is enrolled in the Capitol; his glory not</div>
                     <div class="line">extenuated, wherein he was worthy, nor his offences</div>
                     <div class="line">enforced, for which he suffered death.</div>
                     <p>Enter ANTONY and others, with CAESAR's body</p>
                     <div class="line">Here comes his body, mourned by Mark Antony: who,</div>
                     <div class="line">though he had no hand in his death, shall receive</div>
                     <div class="line">the benefit of his dying, a place in the</div>
                     <div class="line">commonwealth; as which of you shall not? With this</div>
                     <div class="line">I depart,--that, as I slew my best lover for the</div>
                     <div class="line">good of Rome, I have the same dagger for myself,</div>
                     <div class="line">when it shall please my country to need my death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">Live, Brutus! live, live!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Bring him with triumph home unto his house.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Give him a statue with his ancestors.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him be Caesar.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar's better parts</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall be crown'd in Brutus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll bring him to his house</div>
                     <div class="line">With shouts and clamours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My countrymen,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, silence! Brutus speaks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, ho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Good countrymen, let me depart alone,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, for my sake, stay here with Antony:</div>
                     <div class="line">Do grace to Caesar's corpse, and grace his speech</div>
                     <div class="line">Tending to Caesar's glories; which Mark Antony,</div>
                     <div class="line">By our permission, is allow'd to make.</div>
                     <div class="line">I do entreat you, not a man depart,</div>
                     <div class="line">Save I alone, till Antony have spoke.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay, ho! and let us hear Mark Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him go up into the public chair;</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll hear him. Noble Antony, go up.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">For Brutus' sake, I am beholding to you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Goes into the pulpit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">What does he say of Brutus?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">He says, for Brutus' sake,</div>
                     <div class="line">He finds himself beholding to us all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twere best he speak no harm of Brutus here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">This Caesar was a tyrant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that's certain:</div>
                     <div class="line">We are blest that Rome is rid of him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace! let us hear what Antony can say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">You gentle Romans,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Citizens</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, ho! let us hear him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;</div>
                     <div class="line">I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.</div>
                     <div class="line">The evil that men do lives after them;</div>
                     <div class="line">The good is oft interred with their bones;</div>
                     <div class="line">So let it be with Caesar. The noble Brutus</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath told you Caesar was ambitious:</div>
                     <div class="line">If it were so, it was a grievous fault,</div>
                     <div class="line">And grievously hath Caesar answer'd it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, under leave of Brutus and the rest--</div>
                     <div class="line">For Brutus is an honourable man;</div>
                     <div class="line">So are they all, all honourable men--</div>
                     <div class="line">Come I to speak in Caesar's funeral.</div>
                     <div class="line">He was my friend, faithful and just to me:</div>
                     <div class="line">But Brutus says he was ambitious;</div>
                     <div class="line">And Brutus is an honourable man.</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath brought many captives home to Rome</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill:</div>
                     <div class="line">Did this in Caesar seem ambitious?</div>
                     <div class="line">When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept:</div>
                     <div class="line">Ambition should be made of sterner stuff:</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet Brutus says he was ambitious;</div>
                     <div class="line">And Brutus is an honourable man.</div>
                     <div class="line">You all did see that on the Lupercal</div>
                     <div class="line">I thrice presented him a kingly crown,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which he did thrice refuse: was this ambition?</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet Brutus says he was ambitious;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, sure, he is an honourable man.</div>
                     <div class="line">I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke,</div>
                     <div class="line">But here I am to speak what I do know.</div>
                     <div class="line">You all did love him once, not without cause:</div>
                     <div class="line">What cause withholds you then, to mourn for him?</div>
                     <div class="line">O judgment! thou art fled to brutish beasts,</div>
                     <div class="line">And men have lost their reason. Bear with me;</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I must pause till it come back to me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks there is much reason in his sayings.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou consider rightly of the matter,</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar has had great wrong.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Has he, masters?</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear there will a worse come in his place.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark'd ye his words? He would not take the crown;</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore 'tis certain he was not ambitious.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be found so, some will dear abide it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor soul! his eyes are red as fire with weeping.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">There's not a nobler man in Rome than Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Now mark him, he begins again to speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">But yesterday the word of Caesar might</div>
                     <div class="line">Have stood against the world; now lies he there.</div>
                     <div class="line">And none so poor to do him reverence.</div>
                     <div class="line">O masters, if I were disposed to stir</div>
                     <div class="line">Your hearts and minds to mutiny and rage,</div>
                     <div class="line">I should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, you all know, are honourable men:</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not do them wrong; I rather choose</div>
                     <div class="line">To wrong the dead, to wrong myself and you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than I will wrong such honourable men.</div>
                     <div class="line">But here's a parchment with the seal of Caesar;</div>
                     <div class="line">I found it in his closet, 'tis his will:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let but the commons hear this testament--</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, pardon me, I do not mean to read--</div>
                     <div class="line">And they would go and kiss dead Caesar's wounds</div>
                     <div class="line">And dip their napkins in his sacred blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, beg a hair of him for memory,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, dying, mention it within their wills,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bequeathing it as a rich legacy</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto their issue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll hear the will: read it, Mark Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">The will, the will! we will hear Caesar's will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Have patience, gentle friends, I must not read it;</div>
                     <div class="line">It is not meet you know how Caesar loved you.</div>
                     <div class="line">You are not wood, you are not stones, but men;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, being men, bearing the will of Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">It will inflame you, it will make you mad:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis good you know not that you are his heirs;</div>
                     <div class="line">For, if you should, O, what would come of it!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Read the will; we'll hear it, Antony;</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall read us the will, Caesar's will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you be patient? will you stay awhile?</div>
                     <div class="line">I have o'ershot myself to tell you of it:</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear I wrong the honourable men</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose daggers have stabb'd Caesar; I do fear it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">They were traitors: honourable men!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">The will! the testament!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">They were villains, murderers: the will! read the will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">You will compel me, then, to read the will?</div>
                     <div class="line">Then make a ring about the corpse of Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">And let me show you him that made the will.</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I descend? and will you give me leave?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Several Citizens</div>
                     <div class="line">Come down.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Descend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall have leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>ANTONY comes down</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">A ring; stand round.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand from the hearse, stand from the body.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Room for Antony, most noble Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, press not so upon me; stand far off.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Several Citizens</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand back; room; bear back.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.</div>
                     <div class="line">You all do know this mantle: I remember</div>
                     <div class="line">The first time ever Caesar put it on;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas on a summer's evening, in his tent,</div>
                     <div class="line">That day he overcame the Nervii:</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, in this place ran Cassius' dagger through:</div>
                     <div class="line">See what a rent the envious Casca made:</div>
                     <div class="line">Through this the well-beloved Brutus stabb'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">And as he pluck'd his cursed steel away,</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark how the blood of Caesar follow'd it,</div>
                     <div class="line">As rushing out of doors, to be resolved</div>
                     <div class="line">If Brutus so unkindly knock'd, or no;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel:</div>
                     <div class="line">Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him!</div>
                     <div class="line">This was the most unkindest cut of all;</div>
                     <div class="line">For when the noble Caesar saw him stab,</div>
                     <div class="line">Ingratitude, more strong than traitors' arms,</div>
                     <div class="line">Quite vanquish'd him: then burst his mighty heart;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, in his mantle muffling up his face,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even at the base of Pompey's statua,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which all the while ran blood, great Caesar fell.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, what a fall was there, my countrymen!</div>
                     <div class="line">Then I, and you, and all of us fell down,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whilst bloody treason flourish'd over us.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, now you weep; and, I perceive, you feel</div>
                     <div class="line">The dint of pity: these are gracious drops.</div>
                     <div class="line">Kind souls, what, weep you when you but behold</div>
                     <div class="line">Our Caesar's vesture wounded? Look you here,</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is himself, marr'd, as you see, with traitors.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">O piteous spectacle!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">O noble Caesar!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">O woful day!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">O traitors, villains!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">O most bloody sight!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">We will be revenged.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">Revenge! About! Seek! Burn! Fire! Kill! Slay!</div>
                     <div class="line">Let not a traitor live!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Stay, countrymen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace there! hear the noble Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll hear him, we'll follow him, we'll die with him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Good friends, sweet friends, let me not stir you up</div>
                     <div class="line">To such a sudden flood of mutiny.</div>
                     <div class="line">They that have done this deed are honourable:</div>
                     <div class="line">What private griefs they have, alas, I know not,</div>
                     <div class="line">That made them do it: they are wise and honourable,</div>
                     <div class="line">And will, no doubt, with reasons answer you.</div>
                     <div class="line">I come not, friends, to steal away your hearts:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am no orator, as Brutus is;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, as you know me all, a plain blunt man,</div>
                     <div class="line">That love my friend; and that they know full well</div>
                     <div class="line">That gave me public leave to speak of him:</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speech,</div>
                     <div class="line">To stir men's blood: I only speak right on;</div>
                     <div class="line">I tell you that which you yourselves do know;</div>
                     <div class="line">Show you sweet Caesar's wounds, poor poor dumb mouths,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bid them speak for me: but were I Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">And Brutus Antony, there were an Antony</div>
                     <div class="line">Would ruffle up your spirits and put a tongue</div>
                     <div class="line">In every wound of Caesar that should move</div>
                     <div class="line">The stones of Rome to rise and mutiny.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll mutiny.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll burn the house of Brutus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Away, then! come, seek the conspirators.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet hear me, countrymen; yet hear me speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, ho! Hear Antony. Most noble Antony!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, friends, you go to do you know not what:</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein hath Caesar thus deserved your loves?</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, you know not: I must tell you then:</div>
                     <div class="line">You have forgot the will I told you of.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">Most true. The will! Let's stay and hear the will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is the will, and under Caesar's seal.</div>
                     <div class="line">To every Roman citizen he gives,</div>
                     <div class="line">To every several man, seventy-five drachmas.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Most noble Caesar! We'll revenge his death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">O royal Caesar!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Hear me with patience.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, ho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Moreover, he hath left you all his walks,</div>
                     <div class="line">His private arbours and new-planted orchards,</div>
                     <div class="line">On this side Tiber; he hath left them you,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to your heirs for ever, common pleasures,</div>
                     <div class="line">To walk abroad, and recreate yourselves.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here was a Caesar! when comes such another?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Never, never. Come, away, away!</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll burn his body in the holy place,</div>
                     <div class="line">And with the brands fire the traitors' houses.</div>
                     <div class="line">Take up the body.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Go fetch fire.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Pluck down benches.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Pluck down forms, windows, any thing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt Citizens with the body</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Now let it work. Mischief, thou art afoot,</div>
                     <div class="line">Take thou what course thou wilt!</div>
                     <p>Enter a Servant</p>
                     <div class="line">How now, fellow!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, Octavius is already come to Rome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">He and Lepidus are at Caesar's house.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">And thither will I straight to visit him:</div>
                     <div class="line">He comes upon a wish. Fortune is merry,</div>
                     <div class="line">And in this mood will give us any thing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                     <div class="line">I heard him say, Brutus and Cassius</div>
                     <div class="line">Are rid like madmen through the gates of Rome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Belike they had some notice of the people,</div>
                     <div class="line">How I had moved them. Bring me to Octavius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CINNA the poet</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA THE POET</div>
                     <div class="line">I dreamt to-night that I did feast with Caesar,</div>
                     <div class="line">And things unlucky charge my fantasy:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have no will to wander forth of doors,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet something leads me forth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Citizens</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">What is your name?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Whither are you going?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Where do you dwell?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you a married man or a bachelor?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Answer every man directly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and briefly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and wisely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and truly, you were best.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA THE POET</div>
                     <div class="line">What is my name? Whither am I going? Where do I</div>
                     <div class="line">dwell? Am I a married man or a bachelor? Then, to</div>
                     <div class="line">answer every man directly and briefly, wisely and</div>
                     <div class="line">truly: wisely I say, I am a bachelor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">That's as much as to say, they are fools that marry:</div>
                     <div class="line">you'll bear me a bang for that, I fear. Proceed; directly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA THE POET</div>
                     <div class="line">Directly, I am going to Caesar's funeral.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">As a friend or an enemy?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA THE POET</div>
                     <div class="line">As a friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">That matter is answered directly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">For your dwelling,--briefly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA THE POET</div>
                     <div class="line">Briefly, I dwell by the Capitol.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Your name, sir, truly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA THE POET</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, my name is Cinna.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Tear him to pieces; he's a conspirator.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA THE POET</div>
                     <div class="line">I am Cinna the poet, I am Cinna the poet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Tear him for his bad verses, tear him for his bad verses.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CINNA THE POET</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not Cinna the conspirator.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">It is no matter, his name's Cinna; pluck but his</div>
                     <div class="line">name out of his heart, and turn him going.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Citizen</div>
                     <div class="line">Tear him, tear him! Come, brands ho! fire-brands:</div>
                     <div class="line">to Brutus', to Cassius'; burn all: some to Decius'</div>
                     <div class="line">house, and some to Casca's; some to Ligarius': away, go!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.6">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 4. ACT IV</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  A house in Rome.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  Camp near Sardis. Before BRUTUS's tent.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  Brutus's tent.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  A house in Rome.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>ANTONY, OCTAVIUS, and LEPIDUS, seated at a table</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">These many, then, shall die; their names are prick'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Your brother too must die; consent you, Lepidus?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEPIDUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I do consent--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Prick him down, Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEPIDUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon condition Publius shall not live,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is your sister's son, Mark Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">He shall not live; look, with a spot I damn him.</div>
                     <div class="line">But, Lepidus, go you to Caesar's house;</div>
                     <div class="line">Fetch the will hither, and we shall determine</div>
                     <div class="line">How to cut off some charge in legacies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LEPIDUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, shall I find you here?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Or here, or at the Capitol.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit LEPIDUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">This is a slight unmeritable man,</div>
                     <div class="line">Meet to be sent on errands: is it fit,</div>
                     <div class="line">The three-fold world divided, he should stand</div>
                     <div class="line">One of the three to share it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">So you thought him;</div>
                     <div class="line">And took his voice who should be prick'd to die,</div>
                     <div class="line">In our black sentence and proscription.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Octavius, I have seen more days than you:</div>
                     <div class="line">And though we lay these honours on this man,</div>
                     <div class="line">To ease ourselves of divers slanderous loads,</div>
                     <div class="line">He shall but bear them as the ass bears gold,</div>
                     <div class="line">To groan and sweat under the business,</div>
                     <div class="line">Either led or driven, as we point the way;</div>
                     <div class="line">And having brought our treasure where we will,</div>
                     <div class="line">Then take we down his load, and turn him off,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like to the empty ass, to shake his ears,</div>
                     <div class="line">And graze in commons.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You may do your will;</div>
                     <div class="line">But he's a tried and valiant soldier.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">So is my horse, Octavius; and for that</div>
                     <div class="line">I do appoint him store of provender:</div>
                     <div class="line">It is a creature that I teach to fight,</div>
                     <div class="line">To wind, to stop, to run directly on,</div>
                     <div class="line">His corporal motion govern'd by my spirit.</div>
                     <div class="line">And, in some taste, is Lepidus but so;</div>
                     <div class="line">He must be taught and train'd and bid go forth;</div>
                     <div class="line">A barren-spirited fellow; one that feeds</div>
                     <div class="line">On abjects, orts and imitations,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, out of use and staled by other men,</div>
                     <div class="line">Begin his fashion: do not talk of him,</div>
                     <div class="line">But as a property. And now, Octavius,</div>
                     <div class="line">Listen great things:--Brutus and Cassius</div>
                     <div class="line">Are levying powers: we must straight make head:</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore let our alliance be combined,</div>
                     <div class="line">Our best friends made, our means stretch'd</div>
                     <div class="line">And let us presently go sit in council,</div>
                     <div class="line">How covert matters may be best disclosed,</div>
                     <div class="line">And open perils surest answered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us do so: for we are at the stake,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bay'd about with many enemies;</div>
                     <div class="line">And some that smile have in their hearts, I fear,</div>
                     <div class="line">Millions of mischiefs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Camp near Sardis. Before BRUTUS's tent.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Drum. Enter BRUTUS, LUCILIUS, LUCIUS, and
Soldiers; TITINIUS and PINDARUS meeting them</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand, ho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Give the word, ho! and stand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What now, Lucilius! is Cassius near?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He is at hand; and Pindarus is come</div>
                     <div class="line">To do you salutation from his master.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He greets me well. Your master, Pindarus,</div>
                     <div class="line">In his own change, or by ill officers,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath given me some worthy cause to wish</div>
                     <div class="line">Things done, undone: but, if he be at hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall be satisfied.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PINDARUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not doubt</div>
                     <div class="line">But that my noble master will appear</div>
                     <div class="line">Such as he is, full of regard and honour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He is not doubted. A word, Lucilius;</div>
                     <div class="line">How he received you, let me be resolved.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">With courtesy and with respect enough;</div>
                     <div class="line">But not with such familiar instances,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor with such free and friendly conference,</div>
                     <div class="line">As he hath used of old.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast described</div>
                     <div class="line">A hot friend cooling: ever note, Lucilius,</div>
                     <div class="line">When love begins to sicken and decay,</div>
                     <div class="line">It useth an enforced ceremony.</div>
                     <div class="line">There are no tricks in plain and simple faith;</div>
                     <div class="line">But hollow men, like horses hot at hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Make gallant show and promise of their mettle;</div>
                     <div class="line">But when they should endure the bloody spur,</div>
                     <div class="line">They fall their crests, and, like deceitful jades,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sink in the trial. Comes his army on?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">They mean this night in Sardis to be quarter'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">The greater part, the horse in general,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are come with Cassius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark! he is arrived.</div>
                     <p>Low march within</p>
                     <div class="line">March gently on to meet him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CASSIUS and his powers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand, ho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand, ho! Speak the word along.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Most noble brother, you have done me wrong.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Judge me, you gods! wrong I mine enemies?</div>
                     <div class="line">And, if not so, how should I wrong a brother?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus, this sober form of yours hides wrongs;</div>
                     <div class="line">And when you do them--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassius, be content.</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak your griefs softly: I do know you well.</div>
                     <div class="line">Before the eyes of both our armies here,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which should perceive nothing but love from us,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us not wrangle: bid them move away;</div>
                     <div class="line">Then in my tent, Cassius, enlarge your griefs,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will give you audience.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Pindarus,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bid our commanders lead their charges off</div>
                     <div class="line">A little from this ground.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Lucilius, do you the like; and let no man</div>
                     <div class="line">Come to our tent till we have done our conference.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let Lucius and Titinius guard our door.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Brutus's tent.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BRUTUS and CASSIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That you have wrong'd me doth appear in this:</div>
                     <div class="line">You have condemn'd and noted Lucius Pella</div>
                     <div class="line">For taking bribes here of the Sardians;</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein my letters, praying on his side,</div>
                     <div class="line">Because I knew the man, were slighted off.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You wronged yourself to write in such a case.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">In such a time as this it is not meet</div>
                     <div class="line">That every nice offence should bear his comment.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me tell you, Cassius, you yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">Are much condemn'd to have an itching palm;</div>
                     <div class="line">To sell and mart your offices for gold</div>
                     <div class="line">To undeservers.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I an itching palm!</div>
                     <div class="line">You know that you are Brutus that speak this,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or, by the gods, this speech were else your last.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The name of Cassius honours this corruption,</div>
                     <div class="line">And chastisement doth therefore hide his head.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Chastisement!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Remember March, the ides of March remember:</div>
                     <div class="line">Did not great Julius bleed for justice' sake?</div>
                     <div class="line">What villain touch'd his body, that did stab,</div>
                     <div class="line">And not for justice? What, shall one of us</div>
                     <div class="line">That struck the foremost man of all this world</div>
                     <div class="line">But for supporting robbers, shall we now</div>
                     <div class="line">Contaminate our fingers with base bribes,</div>
                     <div class="line">And sell the mighty space of our large honours</div>
                     <div class="line">For so much trash as may be grasped thus?</div>
                     <div class="line">I had rather be a dog, and bay the moon,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than such a Roman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus, bay not me;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll not endure it: you forget yourself,</div>
                     <div class="line">To hedge me in; I am a soldier, I,</div>
                     <div class="line">Older in practise, abler than yourself</div>
                     <div class="line">To make conditions.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to; you are not, Cassius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I am.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I say you are not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Urge me no more, I shall forget myself;</div>
                     <div class="line">Have mind upon your health, tempt me no further.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Away, slight man!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't possible?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hear me, for I will speak.</div>
                     <div class="line">Must I give way and room to your rash choler?</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I be frighted when a madman stares?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O ye gods, ye gods! must I endure all this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">All this! ay, more: fret till your proud heart break;</div>
                     <div class="line">Go show your slaves how choleric you are,</div>
                     <div class="line">And make your bondmen tremble. Must I budge?</div>
                     <div class="line">Must I observe you? must I stand and crouch</div>
                     <div class="line">Under your testy humour? By the gods</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall digest the venom of your spleen,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though it do split you; for, from this day forth,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll use you for my mirth, yea, for my laughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">When you are waspish.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it come to this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You say you are a better soldier:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let it appear so; make your vaunting true,</div>
                     <div class="line">And it shall please me well: for mine own part,</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall be glad to learn of noble men.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You wrong me every way; you wrong me, Brutus;</div>
                     <div class="line">I said, an elder soldier, not a better:</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I say 'better'?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">If you did, I care not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">When Caesar lived, he durst not thus have moved me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, peace! you durst not so have tempted him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I durst not!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, durst not tempt him!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">For your life you durst not!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not presume too much upon my love;</div>
                     <div class="line">I may do that I shall be sorry for.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You have done that you should be sorry for.</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I am arm'd so strong in honesty</div>
                     <div class="line">That they pass by me as the idle wind,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I respect not. I did send to you</div>
                     <div class="line">For certain sums of gold, which you denied me:</div>
                     <div class="line">For I can raise no money by vile means:</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, I had rather coin my heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">And drop my blood for drachmas, than to wring</div>
                     <div class="line">From the hard hands of peasants their vile trash</div>
                     <div class="line">By any indirection: I did send</div>
                     <div class="line">To you for gold to pay my legions,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which you denied me: was that done like Cassius?</div>
                     <div class="line">Should I have answer'd Caius Cassius so?</div>
                     <div class="line">When Marcus Brutus grows so covetous,</div>
                     <div class="line">To lock such rascal counters from his friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be ready, gods, with all your thunderbolts;</div>
                     <div class="line">Dash him to pieces!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I denied you not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You did.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I did not: he was but a fool that brought</div>
                     <div class="line">My answer back. Brutus hath rived my heart:</div>
                     <div class="line">A friend should bear his friend's infirmities,</div>
                     <div class="line">But Brutus makes mine greater than they are.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not, till you practise them on me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">You love me not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not like your faults.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A friendly eye could never see such faults.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A flatterer's would not, though they do appear</div>
                     <div class="line">As huge as high Olympus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Antony, and young Octavius, come,</div>
                     <div class="line">Revenge yourselves alone on Cassius,</div>
                     <div class="line">For Cassius is aweary of the world;</div>
                     <div class="line">Hated by one he loves; braved by his brother;</div>
                     <div class="line">Cheque'd like a bondman; all his faults observed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Set in a note-book, learn'd, and conn'd by rote,</div>
                     <div class="line">To cast into my teeth. O, I could weep</div>
                     <div class="line">My spirit from mine eyes! There is my dagger,</div>
                     <div class="line">And here my naked breast; within, a heart</div>
                     <div class="line">Dearer than Plutus' mine, richer than gold:</div>
                     <div class="line">If that thou be'st a Roman, take it forth;</div>
                     <div class="line">I, that denied thee gold, will give my heart:</div>
                     <div class="line">Strike, as thou didst at Caesar; for, I know,</div>
                     <div class="line">When thou didst hate him worst, thou lovedst him better</div>
                     <div class="line">Than ever thou lovedst Cassius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sheathe your dagger:</div>
                     <div class="line">Be angry when you will, it shall have scope;</div>
                     <div class="line">Do what you will, dishonour shall be humour.</div>
                     <div class="line">O Cassius, you are yoked with a lamb</div>
                     <div class="line">That carries anger as the flint bears fire;</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, much enforced, shows a hasty spark,</div>
                     <div class="line">And straight is cold again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath Cassius lived</div>
                     <div class="line">To be but mirth and laughter to his Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">When grief, and blood ill-temper'd, vexeth him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">When I spoke that, I was ill-temper'd too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you confess so much? Give me your hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And my heart too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O Brutus!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What's the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Have not you love enough to bear with me,</div>
                     <div class="line">When that rash humour which my mother gave me</div>
                     <div class="line">Makes me forgetful?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, Cassius; and, from henceforth,</div>
                     <div class="line">When you are over-earnest with your Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">He'll think your mother chides, and leave you so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Poet</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Within</span>  Let me go in to see the generals;</div>
                     <div class="line">There is some grudge between 'em, 'tis not meet</div>
                     <div class="line">They be alone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Within</span>  You shall not come to them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Poet</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Within</span>  Nothing but death shall stay me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter Poet, followed by LUCILIUS, TITINIUS, and LUCIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">How now! what's the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Poet</div>
                     <div class="line">For shame, you generals! what do you mean?</div>
                     <div class="line">Love, and be friends, as two such men should be;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have seen more years, I'm sure, than ye.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha, ha! how vilely doth this cynic rhyme!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Get you hence, sirrah; saucy fellow, hence!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Bear with him, Brutus; 'tis his fashion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll know his humour, when he knows his time:</div>
                     <div class="line">What should the wars do with these jigging fools?</div>
                     <div class="line">Companion, hence!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Away, away, be gone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit Poet</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Lucilius and Titinius, bid the commanders</div>
                     <div class="line">Prepare to lodge their companies to-night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And come yourselves, and bring Messala with you</div>
                     <div class="line">Immediately to us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt LUCILIUS and TITINIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Lucius, a bowl of wine!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit LUCIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I did not think you could have been so angry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O Cassius, I am sick of many griefs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Of your philosophy you make no use,</div>
                     <div class="line">If you give place to accidental evils.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No man bears sorrow better. Portia is dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha! Portia!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">She is dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">How 'scaped I killing when I cross'd you so?</div>
                     <div class="line">O insupportable and touching loss!</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon what sickness?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Impatient of my absence,</div>
                     <div class="line">And grief that young Octavius with Mark Antony</div>
                     <div class="line">Have made themselves so strong:--for with her death</div>
                     <div class="line">That tidings came;--with this she fell distract,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, her attendants absent, swallow'd fire.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And died so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Even so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O ye immortal gods!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter LUCIUS, with wine and taper</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak no more of her. Give me a bowl of wine.</div>
                     <div class="line">In this I bury all unkindness, Cassius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart is thirsty for that noble pledge.</div>
                     <div class="line">Fill, Lucius, till the wine o'erswell the cup;</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot drink too much of Brutus' love.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come in, Titinius!</div>
                     <p>Exit LUCIUS</p>
                     <p>Re-enter TITINIUS, with MESSALA</p>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, good Messala.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now sit we close about this taper here,</div>
                     <div class="line">And call in question our necessities.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Portia, art thou gone?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No more, I pray you.</div>
                     <div class="line">Messala, I have here received letters,</div>
                     <div class="line">That young Octavius and Mark Antony</div>
                     <div class="line">Come down upon us with a mighty power,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bending their expedition toward Philippi.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself have letters of the selfsame tenor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">With what addition?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">That by proscription and bills of outlawry,</div>
                     <div class="line">Octavius, Antony, and Lepidus,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have put to death an hundred senators.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Therein our letters do not well agree;</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine speak of seventy senators that died</div>
                     <div class="line">By their proscriptions, Cicero being one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Cicero one!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Cicero is dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">And by that order of proscription.</div>
                     <div class="line">Had you your letters from your wife, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Messala.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor nothing in your letters writ of her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing, Messala.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">That, methinks, is strange.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why ask you? hear you aught of her in yours?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, as you are a Roman, tell me true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then like a Roman bear the truth I tell:</div>
                     <div class="line">For certain she is dead, and by strange manner.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, farewell, Portia. We must die, Messala:</div>
                     <div class="line">With meditating that she must die once,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have the patience to endure it now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Even so great men great losses should endure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I have as much of this in art as you,</div>
                     <div class="line">But yet my nature could not bear it so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, to our work alive. What do you think</div>
                     <div class="line">Of marching to Philippi presently?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not think it good.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Your reason?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">This it is:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis better that the enemy seek us:</div>
                     <div class="line">So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers,</div>
                     <div class="line">Doing himself offence; whilst we, lying still,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are full of rest, defense, and nimbleness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Good reasons must, of force, give place to better.</div>
                     <div class="line">The people 'twixt Philippi and this ground</div>
                     <div class="line">Do stand but in a forced affection;</div>
                     <div class="line">For they have grudged us contribution:</div>
                     <div class="line">The enemy, marching along by them,</div>
                     <div class="line">By them shall make a fuller number up,</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on refresh'd, new-added, and encouraged;</div>
                     <div class="line">From which advantage shall we cut him off,</div>
                     <div class="line">If at Philippi we do face him there,</div>
                     <div class="line">These people at our back.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hear me, good brother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Under your pardon. You must note beside,</div>
                     <div class="line">That we have tried the utmost of our friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">Our legions are brim-full, our cause is ripe:</div>
                     <div class="line">The enemy increaseth every day;</div>
                     <div class="line">We, at the height, are ready to decline.</div>
                     <div class="line">There is a tide in the affairs of men,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;</div>
                     <div class="line">Omitted, all the voyage of their life</div>
                     <div class="line">Is bound in shallows and in miseries.</div>
                     <div class="line">On such a full sea are we now afloat;</div>
                     <div class="line">And we must take the current when it serves,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or lose our ventures.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, with your will, go on;</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll along ourselves, and meet them at Philippi.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The deep of night is crept upon our talk,</div>
                     <div class="line">And nature must obey necessity;</div>
                     <div class="line">Which we will niggard with a little rest.</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no more to say?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No more. Good night:</div>
                     <div class="line">Early to-morrow will we rise, and hence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Lucius!</div>
                     <p>Enter LUCIUS</p>
                     <div class="line">My gown.</div>
                     <p>Exit LUCIUS</p>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, good Messala:</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night, Titinius. Noble, noble Cassius,</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night, and good repose.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O my dear brother!</div>
                     <div class="line">This was an ill beginning of the night:</div>
                     <div class="line">Never come such division 'tween our souls!</div>
                     <div class="line">Let it not, Brutus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Every thing is well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night, good brother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night, Lord Brutus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, every one.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt all but BRUTUS</p>
                     <p>Re-enter LUCIUS, with the gown</p>
                     <div class="line">Give me the gown. Where is thy instrument?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Here in the tent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, thou speak'st drowsily?</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor knave, I blame thee not; thou art o'er-watch'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">Call Claudius and some other of my men:</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll have them sleep on cushions in my tent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Varro and Claudius!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter VARRO and CLAUDIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VARRO</div>
                     <div class="line">Calls my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, sirs, lie in my tent and sleep;</div>
                     <div class="line">It may be I shall raise you by and by</div>
                     <div class="line">On business to my brother Cassius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VARRO</div>
                     <div class="line">So please you, we will stand and watch your pleasure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not have it so: lie down, good sirs;</div>
                     <div class="line">It may be I shall otherwise bethink me.</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, Lucius, here's the book I sought for so;</div>
                     <div class="line">I put it in the pocket of my gown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>VARRO and CLAUDIUS lie down</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I was sure your lordship did not give it me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Bear with me, good boy, I am much forgetful.</div>
                     <div class="line">Canst thou hold up thy heavy eyes awhile,</div>
                     <div class="line">And touch thy instrument a strain or two?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my lord, an't please you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">It does, my boy:</div>
                     <div class="line">I trouble thee too much, but thou art willing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">It is my duty, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I should not urge thy duty past thy might;</div>
                     <div class="line">I know young bloods look for a time of rest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I have slept, my lord, already.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">It was well done; and thou shalt sleep again;</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not hold thee long: if I do live,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will be good to thee.</div>
                     <p>Music, and a song</p>
                     <div class="line">This is a sleepy tune. O murderous slumber,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay'st thou thy leaden mace upon my boy,</div>
                     <div class="line">That plays thee music? Gentle knave, good night;</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not do thee so much wrong to wake thee:</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou dost nod, thou break'st thy instrument;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll take it from thee; and, good boy, good night.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me see, let me see; is not the leaf turn'd down</div>
                     <div class="line">Where I left reading? Here it is, I think.</div>
                     <p>Enter the Ghost of CAESAR</p>
                     <div class="line">How ill this taper burns! Ha! who comes here?</div>
                     <div class="line">I think it is the weakness of mine eyes</div>
                     <div class="line">That shapes this monstrous apparition.</div>
                     <div class="line">It comes upon me. Art thou any thing?</div>
                     <div class="line">Art thou some god, some angel, or some devil,</div>
                     <div class="line">That makest my blood cold and my hair to stare?</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak to me what thou art.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GHOST</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy evil spirit, Brutus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why comest thou?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GHOST</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell thee thou shalt see me at Philippi.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Well; then I shall see thee again?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GHOST</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, at Philippi.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, I will see thee at Philippi, then.</div>
                     <p>Exit Ghost</p>
                     <div class="line">Now I have taken heart thou vanishest:</div>
                     <div class="line">Ill spirit, I would hold more talk with thee.</div>
                     <div class="line">Boy, Lucius! Varro! Claudius! Sirs, awake! Claudius!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">The strings, my lord, are false.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He thinks he still is at his instrument.</div>
                     <div class="line">Lucius, awake!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Didst thou dream, Lucius, that thou so criedst out?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I do not know that I did cry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, that thou didst: didst thou see any thing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sleep again, Lucius. Sirrah Claudius!</div>
                     <p>To VARRO</p>
                     <div class="line">Fellow thou, awake!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VARRO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why did you so cry out, sirs, in your sleep?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VARRO</div>
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Did we, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay: saw you any thing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VARRO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, my lord, I saw nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor I, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go and commend me to my brother Cassius;</div>
                     <div class="line">Bid him set on his powers betimes before,</div>
                     <div class="line">And we will follow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VARRO</div>
                     <div class="speaker">CLAUDIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be done, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.7">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 5. ACT V</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  The plains of Philippi.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. The field of battle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  Another part of the field.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  The plains of Philippi.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OCTAVIUS, ANTONY, and their army</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Antony, our hopes are answered:</div>
                     <div class="line">You said the enemy would not come down,</div>
                     <div class="line">But keep the hills and upper regions;</div>
                     <div class="line">It proves not so: their battles are at hand;</div>
                     <div class="line">They mean to warn us at Philippi here,</div>
                     <div class="line">Answering before we do demand of them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Tut, I am in their bosoms, and I know</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherefore they do it: they could be content</div>
                     <div class="line">To visit other places; and come down</div>
                     <div class="line">With fearful bravery, thinking by this face</div>
                     <div class="line">To fasten in our thoughts that they have courage;</div>
                     <div class="line">But 'tis not so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">Prepare you, generals:</div>
                     <div class="line">The enemy comes on in gallant show;</div>
                     <div class="line">Their bloody sign of battle is hung out,</div>
                     <div class="line">And something to be done immediately.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Octavius, lead your battle softly on,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon the left hand of the even field.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon the right hand I; keep thou the left.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Why do you cross me in this exigent?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not cross you; but I will do so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>March</p>
               <p>Drum. Enter BRUTUS, CASSIUS, and their Army;
LUCILIUS, TITINIUS, MESSALA, and others</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">They stand, and would have parley.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand fast, Titinius: we must out and talk.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark Antony, shall we give sign of battle?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Caesar, we will answer on their charge.</div>
                     <div class="line">Make forth; the generals would have some words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Stir not until the signal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Words before blows: is it so, countrymen?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Not that we love words better, as you do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Good words are better than bad strokes, Octavius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">In your bad strokes, Brutus, you give good words:</div>
                     <div class="line">Witness the hole you made in Caesar's heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">Crying 'Long live! hail, Caesar!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Antony,</div>
                     <div class="line">The posture of your blows are yet unknown;</div>
                     <div class="line">But for your words, they rob the Hybla bees,</div>
                     <div class="line">And leave them honeyless.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Not stingless too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, yes, and soundless too;</div>
                     <div class="line">For you have stol'n their buzzing, Antony,</div>
                     <div class="line">And very wisely threat before you sting.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Villains, you did not so, when your vile daggers</div>
                     <div class="line">Hack'd one another in the sides of Caesar:</div>
                     <div class="line">You show'd your teeth like apes, and fawn'd like hounds,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bow'd like bondmen, kissing Caesar's feet;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whilst damned Casca, like a cur, behind</div>
                     <div class="line">Struck Caesar on the neck. O you flatterers!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Flatterers! Now, Brutus, thank yourself:</div>
                     <div class="line">This tongue had not offended so to-day,</div>
                     <div class="line">If Cassius might have ruled.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come, the cause: if arguing make us sweat,</div>
                     <div class="line">The proof of it will turn to redder drops. Look;</div>
                     <div class="line">I draw a sword against conspirators;</div>
                     <div class="line">When think you that the sword goes up again?</div>
                     <div class="line">Never, till Caesar's three and thirty wounds</div>
                     <div class="line">Be well avenged; or till another Caesar</div>
                     <div class="line">Have added slaughter to the sword of traitors.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Caesar, thou canst not die by traitors' hands,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless thou bring'st them with thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">So I hope;</div>
                     <div class="line">I was not born to die on Brutus' sword.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, if thou wert the noblest of thy strain,</div>
                     <div class="line">Young man, thou couldst not die more honourable.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">A peevish schoolboy, worthless of such honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">Join'd with a masker and a reveller!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Old Cassius still!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Antony, away!</div>
                     <div class="line">Defiance, traitors, hurl we in your teeth:</div>
                     <div class="line">If you dare fight to-day, come to the field;</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, when you have stomachs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt OCTAVIUS, ANTONY, and their army</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, now, blow wind, swell billow and swim bark!</div>
                     <div class="line">The storm is up, and all is on the hazard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ho, Lucilius! hark, a word with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Standing forth</span> My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>BRUTUS and LUCILIUS converse apart</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Messala!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Standing forth</span>  What says my general?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Messala,</div>
                     <div class="line">This is my birth-day; as this very day</div>
                     <div class="line">Was Cassius born. Give me thy hand, Messala:</div>
                     <div class="line">Be thou my witness that against my will,</div>
                     <div class="line">As Pompey was, am I compell'd to set</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon one battle all our liberties.</div>
                     <div class="line">You know that I held Epicurus strong</div>
                     <div class="line">And his opinion: now I change my mind,</div>
                     <div class="line">And partly credit things that do presage.</div>
                     <div class="line">Coming from Sardis, on our former ensign</div>
                     <div class="line">Two mighty eagles fell, and there they perch'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">Gorging and feeding from our soldiers' hands;</div>
                     <div class="line">Who to Philippi here consorted us:</div>
                     <div class="line">This morning are they fled away and gone;</div>
                     <div class="line">And in their steads do ravens, crows and kites,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fly o'er our heads and downward look on us,</div>
                     <div class="line">As we were sickly prey: their shadows seem</div>
                     <div class="line">A canopy most fatal, under which</div>
                     <div class="line">Our army lies, ready to give up the ghost.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Believe not so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I but believe it partly;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I am fresh of spirit and resolved</div>
                     <div class="line">To meet all perils very constantly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Even so, Lucilius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, most noble Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">The gods to-day stand friendly, that we may,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lovers in peace, lead on our days to age!</div>
                     <div class="line">But since the affairs of men rest still incertain,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's reason with the worst that may befall.</div>
                     <div class="line">If we do lose this battle, then is this</div>
                     <div class="line">The very last time we shall speak together:</div>
                     <div class="line">What are you then determined to do?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Even by the rule of that philosophy</div>
                     <div class="line">By which I did blame Cato for the death</div>
                     <div class="line">Which he did give himself, I know not how,</div>
                     <div class="line">But I do find it cowardly and vile,</div>
                     <div class="line">For fear of what might fall, so to prevent</div>
                     <div class="line">The time of life: arming myself with patience</div>
                     <div class="line">To stay the providence of some high powers</div>
                     <div class="line">That govern us below.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Then, if we lose this battle,</div>
                     <div class="line">You are contented to be led in triumph</div>
                     <div class="line">Thorough the streets of Rome?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Cassius, no: think not, thou noble Roman,</div>
                     <div class="line">That ever Brutus will go bound to Rome;</div>
                     <div class="line">He bears too great a mind. But this same day</div>
                     <div class="line">Must end that work the ides of March begun;</div>
                     <div class="line">And whether we shall meet again I know not.</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore our everlasting farewell take:</div>
                     <div class="line">For ever, and for ever, farewell, Cassius!</div>
                     <div class="line">If we do meet again, why, we shall smile;</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, why then, this parting was well made.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">For ever, and for ever, farewell, Brutus!</div>
                     <div class="line">If we do meet again, we'll smile indeed;</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, 'tis true this parting was well made.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, lead on. O, that a man might know</div>
                     <div class="line">The end of this day's business ere it come!</div>
                     <div class="line">But it sufficeth that the day will end,</div>
                     <div class="line">And then the end is known. Come, ho! away!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  The same. The field of battle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum. Enter BRUTUS and MESSALA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Ride, ride, Messala, ride, and give these bills</div>
                     <div class="line">Unto the legions on the other side.</div>
                     <p>Loud alarum</p>
                     <div class="line">Let them set on at once; for I perceive</div>
                     <div class="line">But cold demeanor in Octavius' wing,</div>
                     <div class="line">And sudden push gives them the overthrow.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ride, ride, Messala: let them all come down.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Another part of the field.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Alarums. Enter CASSIUS and TITINIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O, look, Titinius, look, the villains fly!</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself have to mine own turn'd enemy:</div>
                     <div class="line">This ensign here of mine was turning back;</div>
                     <div class="line">I slew the coward, and did take it from him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O Cassius, Brutus gave the word too early;</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, having some advantage on Octavius,</div>
                     <div class="line">Took it too eagerly: his soldiers fell to spoil,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whilst we by Antony are all enclosed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter PINDARUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PINDARUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Fly further off, my lord, fly further off;</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark Antony is in your tents, my lord</div>
                     <div class="line">Fly, therefore, noble Cassius, fly far off.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">This hill is far enough. Look, look, Titinius;</div>
                     <div class="line">Are those my tents where I perceive the fire?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">They are, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Titinius, if thou lovest me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Mount thou my horse, and hide thy spurs in him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till he have brought thee up to yonder troops,</div>
                     <div class="line">And here again; that I may rest assured</div>
                     <div class="line">Whether yond troops are friend or enemy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I will be here again, even with a thought.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, Pindarus, get higher on that hill;</div>
                     <div class="line">My sight was ever thick; regard Titinius,</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell me what thou notest about the field.</div>
                     <p>PINDARUS ascends the hill</p>
                     <div class="line">This day I breathed first: time is come round,</div>
                     <div class="line">And where I did begin, there shall I end;</div>
                     <div class="line">My life is run his compass. Sirrah, what news?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PINDARUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Above</span>  O my lord!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What news?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PINDARUS</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Above</span>  Titinius is enclosed round about</div>
                     <div class="line">With horsemen, that make to him on the spur;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet he spurs on. Now they are almost on him.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, Titinius! Now some light. O, he lights too.</div>
                     <div class="line">He's ta'en.</div>
                     <p>Shout</p>
                     <div class="line">And, hark! they shout for joy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come down, behold no more.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, coward that I am, to live so long,</div>
                     <div class="line">To see my best friend ta'en before my face!</div>
                     <p>PINDARUS descends</p>
                     <div class="line">Come hither, sirrah:</div>
                     <div class="line">In Parthia did I take thee prisoner;</div>
                     <div class="line">And then I swore thee, saving of thy life,</div>
                     <div class="line">That whatsoever I did bid thee do,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou shouldst attempt it. Come now, keep thine oath;</div>
                     <div class="line">Now be a freeman: and with this good sword,</div>
                     <div class="line">That ran through Caesar's bowels, search this bosom.</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand not to answer: here, take thou the hilts;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, when my face is cover'd, as 'tis now,</div>
                     <div class="line">Guide thou the sword.</div>
                     <p>PINDARUS stabs him</p>
                     <div class="line">Caesar, thou art revenged,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even with the sword that kill'd thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">PINDARUS</div>
                     <div class="line">So, I am free; yet would not so have been,</div>
                     <div class="line">Durst I have done my will. O Cassius,</div>
                     <div class="line">Far from this country Pindarus shall run,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where never Roman shall take note of him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <p>Re-enter TITINIUS with MESSALA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">It is but change, Titinius; for Octavius</div>
                     <div class="line">Is overthrown by noble Brutus' power,</div>
                     <div class="line">As Cassius' legions are by Antony.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">These tidings will well comfort Cassius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Where did you leave him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">All disconsolate,</div>
                     <div class="line">With Pindarus his bondman, on this hill.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not that he that lies upon the ground?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">He lies not like the living. O my heart!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not that he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">No, this was he, Messala,</div>
                     <div class="line">But Cassius is no more. O setting sun,</div>
                     <div class="line">As in thy red rays thou dost sink to-night,</div>
                     <div class="line">So in his red blood Cassius' day is set;</div>
                     <div class="line">The sun of Rome is set! Our day is gone;</div>
                     <div class="line">Clouds, dews, and dangers come; our deeds are done!</div>
                     <div class="line">Mistrust of my success hath done this deed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Mistrust of good success hath done this deed.</div>
                     <div class="line">O hateful error, melancholy's child,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why dost thou show to the apt thoughts of men</div>
                     <div class="line">The things that are not? O error, soon conceived,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou never comest unto a happy birth,</div>
                     <div class="line">But kill'st the mother that engender'd thee!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, Pindarus! where art thou, Pindarus?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Seek him, Titinius, whilst I go to meet</div>
                     <div class="line">The noble Brutus, thrusting this report</div>
                     <div class="line">Into his ears; I may say, thrusting it;</div>
                     <div class="line">For piercing steel and darts envenomed</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall be as welcome to the ears of Brutus</div>
                     <div class="line">As tidings of this sight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">TITINIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hie you, Messala,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I will seek for Pindarus the while.</div>
                     <p>Exit MESSALA</p>
                     <div class="line">Why didst thou send me forth, brave Cassius?</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I not meet thy friends? and did not they</div>
                     <div class="line">Put on my brows this wreath of victory,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bid me give it thee? Didst thou not hear their shouts?</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, thou hast misconstrued every thing!</div>
                     <div class="line">But, hold thee, take this garland on thy brow;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy Brutus bid me give it thee, and I</div>
                     <div class="line">Will do his bidding. Brutus, come apace,</div>
                     <div class="line">And see how I regarded Caius Cassius.</div>
                     <div class="line">By your leave, gods:--this is a Roman's part</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Cassius' sword, and find Titinius' heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Kills himself</p>
               <p>Alarum. Re-enter MESSALA, with BRUTUS, CATO,
STRATO, VOLUMNIUS, and LUCILIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Where, where, Messala, doth his body lie?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Lo, yonder, and Titinius mourning it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Titinius' face is upward.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CATO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is slain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O Julius Caesar, thou art mighty yet!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy spirit walks abroad and turns our swords</div>
                     <div class="line">In our own proper entrails.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Low alarums</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Brave Titinius!</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, whether he have not crown'd dead Cassius!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Are yet two Romans living such as these?</div>
                     <div class="line">The last of all the Romans, fare thee well!</div>
                     <div class="line">It is impossible that ever Rome</div>
                     <div class="line">Should breed thy fellow. Friends, I owe more tears</div>
                     <div class="line">To this dead man than you shall see me pay.</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall find time, Cassius, I shall find time.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, therefore, and to Thasos send his body:</div>
                     <div class="line">His funerals shall not be in our camp,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest it discomfort us. Lucilius, come;</div>
                     <div class="line">And come, young Cato; let us to the field.</div>
                     <div class="line">Labeo and Flavius, set our battles on:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis three o'clock; and, Romans, yet ere night</div>
                     <div class="line">We shall try fortune in a second fight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum. Enter fighting, Soldiers of both armies;
then BRUTUS, CATO, LUCILIUS, and others</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, countrymen, O, yet hold up your heads!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CATO</div>
                     <div class="line">What bastard doth not? Who will go with me?</div>
                     <div class="line">I will proclaim my name about the field:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am the son of Marcus Cato, ho!</div>
                     <div class="line">A foe to tyrants, and my country's friend;</div>
                     <div class="line">I am the son of Marcus Cato, ho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">And I am Brutus, Marcus Brutus, I;</div>
                     <div class="line">Brutus, my country's friend; know me for Brutus!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O young and noble Cato, art thou down?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, now thou diest as bravely as Titinius;</div>
                     <div class="line">And mayst be honour'd, being Cato's son.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Yield, or thou diest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Only I yield to die:</div>
                     <div class="line">There is so much that thou wilt kill me straight;</div>
                     <p>Offering money</p>
                     <div class="line">Kill Brutus, and be honour'd in his death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">We must not. A noble prisoner!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">Room, ho! Tell Antony, Brutus is ta'en.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Soldier</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll tell the news. Here comes the general.</div>
                     <p>Enter ANTONY</p>
                     <div class="line">Brutus is ta'en, Brutus is ta'en, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Safe, Antony; Brutus is safe enough:</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare assure thee that no enemy</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall ever take alive the noble Brutus:</div>
                     <div class="line">The gods defend him from so great a shame!</div>
                     <div class="line">When you do find him, or alive or dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">He will be found like Brutus, like himself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">This is not Brutus, friend; but, I assure you,</div>
                     <div class="line">A prize no less in worth: keep this man safe;</div>
                     <div class="line">Give him all kindness: I had rather have</div>
                     <div class="line">Such men my friends than enemies. Go on,</div>
                     <div class="line">And see whether Brutus be alive or dead;</div>
                     <div class="line">And bring us word unto Octavius' tent</div>
                     <div class="line">How every thing is chanced.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.6">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BRUTUS, DARDANIUS, CLITUS, STRATO, and
VOLUMNIUS</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, poor remains of friends, rest on this rock.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLITUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Statilius show'd the torch-light, but, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">He came not back: he is or ta'en or slain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Sit thee down, Clitus: slaying is the word;</div>
                     <div class="line">It is a deed in fashion. Hark thee, Clitus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Whispers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLITUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What, I, my lord? No, not for all the world.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace then! no words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLITUS</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll rather kill myself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark thee, Dardanius.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Whispers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DARDANIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I do such a deed?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLITUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O Dardanius!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DARDANIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">O Clitus!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLITUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What ill request did Brutus make to thee?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DARDANIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">To kill him, Clitus. Look, he meditates.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLITUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Now is that noble vessel full of grief,</div>
                     <div class="line">That it runs over even at his eyes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Come hither, good Volumnius; list a word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VOLUMNIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What says my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, this, Volumnius:</div>
                     <div class="line">The ghost of Caesar hath appear'd to me</div>
                     <div class="line">Two several times by night; at Sardis once,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, this last night, here in Philippi fields:</div>
                     <div class="line">I know my hour is come.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VOLUMNIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Not so, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, I am sure it is, Volumnius.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou seest the world, Volumnius, how it goes;</div>
                     <div class="line">Our enemies have beat us to the pit:</div>
                     <p>Low alarums</p>
                     <div class="line">It is more worthy to leap in ourselves,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than tarry till they push us. Good Volumnius,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou know'st that we two went to school together:</div>
                     <div class="line">Even for that our love of old, I prithee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold thou my sword-hilts, whilst I run on it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">VOLUMNIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">That's not an office for a friend, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum still</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLITUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Fly, fly, my lord; there is no tarrying here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell to you; and you; and you, Volumnius.</div>
                     <div class="line">Strato, thou hast been all this while asleep;</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell to thee too, Strato. Countrymen,</div>
                     <div class="line">My heart doth joy that yet in all my life</div>
                     <div class="line">I found no man but he was true to me.</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall have glory by this losing day</div>
                     <div class="line">More than Octavius and Mark Antony</div>
                     <div class="line">By this vile conquest shall attain unto.</div>
                     <div class="line">So fare you well at once; for Brutus' tongue</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath almost ended his life's history:</div>
                     <div class="line">Night hangs upon mine eyes; my bones would rest,</div>
                     <div class="line">That have but labour'd to attain this hour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Alarum. Cry within, 'Fly, fly, fly!'</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CLITUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Fly, my lord, fly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Hence! I will follow.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt CLITUS, DARDANIUS, and VOLUMNIUS</p>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, Strato, stay thou by thy lord:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art a fellow of a good respect;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy life hath had some smatch of honour in it:</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold then my sword, and turn away thy face,</div>
                     <div class="line">While I do run upon it. Wilt thou, Strato?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">STRATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me your hand first. Fare you well, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, good Strato.</div>
                     <p>Runs on his sword</p>
                     <div class="line">Caesar, now be still:</div>
                     <div class="line">I kill'd not thee with half so good a will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dies</p>
               <p>Alarum. Retreat. Enter OCTAVIUS, ANTONY, MESSALA,
LUCILIUS, and the army</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">What man is that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">My master's man. Strato, where is thy master?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">STRATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Free from the bondage you are in, Messala:</div>
                     <div class="line">The conquerors can but make a fire of him;</div>
                     <div class="line">For Brutus only overcame himself,</div>
                     <div class="line">And no man else hath honour by his death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LUCILIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">So Brutus should be found. I thank thee, Brutus,</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou hast proved Lucilius' saying true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">All that served Brutus, I will entertain them.</div>
                     <div class="line">Fellow, wilt thou bestow thy time with me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">STRATO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, if Messala will prefer me to you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">Do so, good Messala.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">How died my master, Strato?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">STRATO</div>
                     <div class="line">I held the sword, and he did run on it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MESSALA</div>
                     <div class="line">Octavius, then take him to follow thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">That did the latest service to my master.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                     <div class="line">This was the noblest Roman of them all:</div>
                     <div class="line">All the conspirators save only he</div>
                     <div class="line">Did that they did in envy of great Caesar;</div>
                     <div class="line">He only, in a general honest thought</div>
                     <div class="line">And common good to all, made one of them.</div>
                     <div class="line">His life was gentle, and the elements</div>
                     <div class="line">So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up</div>
                     <div class="line">And say to all the world 'This was a man!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OCTAVIUS</div>
                     <div class="line">According to his virtue let us use him,</div>
                     <div class="line">With all respect and rites of burial.</div>
                     <div class="line">Within my tent his bones to-night shall lie,</div>
                     <div class="line">Most like a soldier, order'd honourably.</div>
                     <div class="line">So call the field to rest; and let's away,</div>
                     <div class="line">To part the glories of this happy day.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
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         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>The Tragedy of Julius Caesar</h1>
         </header>
         <div class="lists-of-titles">
            <div class="toc">
               <p>
                  <b>Table of Contents</b>
               </p>
               <ul class="toc">
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.2">1. Dramatis Personae</a>
                     </span>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.3">1. ACT I</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  A public place.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. BRUTUS's orchard.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  CAESAR's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A street near the Capitol.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the same street, before the house of BRUTUS.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting above.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  The Forum.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  A house in Rome.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  Camp near Sardis. Before BRUTUS's tent.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  Brutus's tent.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.7">5. ACT V</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  The plains of Philippi.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  The same. The field of battle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.4">3. SCENE III.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.6">5. SCENE V.  Another part of the field.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
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               </ul>
            </div>
         </div>
         <div class="content">
            <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
               <header class="preface-titlepage">
                  <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="content">
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">JULIUS CAESAR</span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">OCTAVIUS CAESAR</span>
                              <span class="personname">MARCUS ANTONIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">M. AEMILIUS LEPIDUS</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">triumvirs after death of Julius Caesar.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">CICERO</span>
                              <span class="personname">PUBLIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">POPILIUS LENA</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">senators.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">MARCUS BRUTUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">CASSIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">CASCA</span>
                              <span class="personname">TREBONIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">LIGARIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">DECIUS BRUTUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">METELLUS CIMBER</span>
                              <span class="personname">CINNA</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">conspirators against Julius Caesar.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">FLAVIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">MARULLUS</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">tribunes.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">ARTEMIDORUS Of Cnidos, a teacher of rhetoric. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">A Soothsayer</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">CINNA, a poet. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Another Poet</span>
                  </p>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">LUCILIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">TITINIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">MESSALA</span>
                              <span class="personname">Young CATO</span>
                              <span class="personname">VOLUMNIUS</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">friends to Brutus and Cassius.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <table border="0" class="simplelist" summary="Simple list">
                     <tr>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">
                              <span class="personname">VARRO</span>
                              <span class="personname">CLITUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">CLAUDIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">STRATO</span>
                              <span class="personname">LUCIUS</span>
                              <span class="personname">DARDANIUS</span>
                           </span>
                        </td>
                        <td>
                           <span class="member">servants to Brutus.</span>
                        </td>
                     </tr>
                  </table>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">PINDARUS, servant to Cassius.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">CALPURNIA, wife to Caesar.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">PORTIA, wife to Brutus.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Senators, Citizens, Guards, Attendants, &c.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>SCENE  Rome: the neighbourhood of Sardis: the neighbourhood of Philippi.</p>
               </div>
            </article>
            <article class="chapter" id="R.1.3">
               <header class="chapter-titlepage">
                  <h2>Chapter 1. ACT I</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="lists-of-titles">
                  <div class="toc">
                     <p>
                        <b>Table of Contents</b>
                     </p>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  A public place.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="content">
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>1. SCENE I.  Rome. A street.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter FLAVIUS, MARULLUS, and certain Commoners</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Hence! home, you idle creatures get you home:</div>
                              <div class="line">Is this a holiday? what! know you not,</div>
                              <div class="line">Being mechanical, you ought not walk</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon a labouring day without the sign</div>
                              <div class="line">Of your profession? Speak, what trade art thou?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">First Commoner</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, sir, a carpenter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Where is thy leather apron and thy rule?</div>
                              <div class="line">What dost thou with thy best apparel on?</div>
                              <div class="line">You, sir, what trade are you?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                              <div class="line">Truly, sir, in respect of a fine workman, I am but,</div>
                              <div class="line">as you would say, a cobbler.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But what trade art thou? answer me directly.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                              <div class="line">A trade, sir, that, I hope, I may use with a safe</div>
                              <div class="line">conscience; which is, indeed, sir, a mender of bad soles.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                              <div class="line">What trade, thou knave? thou naughty knave, what trade?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, I beseech you, sir, be not out with me: yet,</div>
                              <div class="line">if you be out, sir, I can mend you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                              <div class="line">What meanest thou by that? mend me, thou saucy fellow!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, sir, cobble you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou art a cobbler, art thou?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                              <div class="line">Truly, sir, all that I live by is with the awl: I</div>
                              <div class="line">meddle with no tradesman's matters, nor women's</div>
                              <div class="line">matters, but with awl. I am, indeed, sir, a surgeon</div>
                              <div class="line">to old shoes; when they are in great danger, I</div>
                              <div class="line">recover them. As proper men as ever trod upon</div>
                              <div class="line">neat's leather have gone upon my handiwork.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But wherefore art not in thy shop today?</div>
                              <div class="line">Why dost thou lead these men about the streets?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Second Commoner</div>
                              <div class="line">Truly, sir, to wear out their shoes, to get myself</div>
                              <div class="line">into more work. But, indeed, sir, we make holiday,</div>
                              <div class="line">to see Caesar and to rejoice in his triumph.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Wherefore rejoice? What conquest brings he home?</div>
                              <div class="line">What tributaries follow him to Rome,</div>
                              <div class="line">To grace in captive bonds his chariot-wheels?</div>
                              <div class="line">You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things!</div>
                              <div class="line">O you hard hearts, you cruel men of Rome,</div>
                              <div class="line">Knew you not Pompey? Many a time and oft</div>
                              <div class="line">Have you climb'd up to walls and battlements,</div>
                              <div class="line">To towers and windows, yea, to chimney-tops,</div>
                              <div class="line">Your infants in your arms, and there have sat</div>
                              <div class="line">The livelong day, with patient expectation,</div>
                              <div class="line">To see great Pompey pass the streets of Rome:</div>
                              <div class="line">And when you saw his chariot but appear,</div>
                              <div class="line">Have you not made an universal shout,</div>
                              <div class="line">That Tiber trembled underneath her banks,</div>
                              <div class="line">To hear the replication of your sounds</div>
                              <div class="line">Made in her concave shores?</div>
                              <div class="line">And do you now put on your best attire?</div>
                              <div class="line">And do you now cull out a holiday?</div>
                              <div class="line">And do you now strew flowers in his way</div>
                              <div class="line">That comes in triumph over Pompey's blood? Be gone!</div>
                              <div class="line">Run to your houses, fall upon your knees,</div>
                              <div class="line">Pray to the gods to intermit the plague</div>
                              <div class="line">That needs must light on this ingratitude.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Go, go, good countrymen, and, for this fault,</div>
                              <div class="line">Assemble all the poor men of your sort;</div>
                              <div class="line">Draw them to Tiber banks, and weep your tears</div>
                              <div class="line">Into the channel, till the lowest stream</div>
                              <div class="line">Do kiss the most exalted shores of all.</div>
                              <p>Exeunt all the Commoners</p>
                              <div class="line">See whether their basest metal be not moved;</div>
                              <div class="line">They vanish tongue-tied in their guiltiness.</div>
                              <div class="line">Go you down that way towards the Capitol;</div>
                              <div class="line">This way will I disrobe the images,</div>
                              <div class="line">If you do find them deck'd with ceremonies.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">MARULLUS</div>
                              <div class="line">May we do so?</div>
                              <div class="line">You know it is the feast of Lupercal.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">FLAVIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">It is no matter; let no images</div>
                              <div class="line">Be hung with Caesar's trophies. I'll about,</div>
                              <div class="line">And drive away the vulgar from the streets:</div>
                              <div class="line">So do you too, where you perceive them thick.</div>
                              <div class="line">These growing feathers pluck'd from Caesar's wing</div>
                              <div class="line">Will make him fly an ordinary pitch,</div>
                              <div class="line">Who else would soar above the view of men</div>
                              <div class="line">And keep us all in servile fearfulness.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>2. SCENE II.  A public place.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Flourish. Enter CAESAR; ANTONY, for the course;
CALPURNIA, PORTIA, DECIUS BRUTUS, CICERO, BRUTUS,
CASSIUS, and CASCA; a great crowd following, among
them a Soothsayer</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Calpurnia!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Peace, ho! Caesar speaks.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Calpurnia!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Here, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Stand you directly in Antonius' way,</div>
                              <div class="line">When he doth run his course. Antonius!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar, my lord?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Forget not, in your speed, Antonius,</div>
                              <div class="line">To touch Calpurnia; for our elders say,</div>
                              <div class="line">The barren, touched in this holy chase,</div>
                              <div class="line">Shake off their sterile curse.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                              <div class="line">I shall remember:</div>
                              <div class="line">When Caesar says 'do this,' it is perform'd.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Set on; and leave no ceremony out.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Flourish</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Ha! who calls?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Bid every noise be still: peace yet again!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Who is it in the press that calls on me?</div>
                              <div class="line">I hear a tongue, shriller than all the music,</div>
                              <div class="line">Cry 'Caesar!' Speak; Caesar is turn'd to hear.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                              <div class="line">Beware the ides of March.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">What man is that?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Set him before me; let me see his face.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Fellow, come from the throng; look upon Caesar.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">What say'st thou to me now? speak once again.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                              <div class="line">Beware the ides of March.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">He is a dreamer; let us leave him: pass.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Sennet. Exeunt all except BRUTUS and CASSIUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Will you go see the order of the course?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Not I.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I pray you, do.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I am not gamesome: I do lack some part</div>
                              <div class="line">Of that quick spirit that is in Antony.</div>
                              <div class="line">Let me not hinder, Cassius, your desires;</div>
                              <div class="line">I'll leave you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Brutus, I do observe you now of late:</div>
                              <div class="line">I have not from your eyes that gentleness</div>
                              <div class="line">And show of love as I was wont to have:</div>
                              <div class="line">You bear too stubborn and too strange a hand</div>
                              <div class="line">Over your friend that loves you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Cassius,</div>
                              <div class="line">Be not deceived: if I have veil'd my look,</div>
                              <div class="line">I turn the trouble of my countenance</div>
                              <div class="line">Merely upon myself. Vexed I am</div>
                              <div class="line">Of late with passions of some difference,</div>
                              <div class="line">Conceptions only proper to myself,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which give some soil perhaps to my behaviors;</div>
                              <div class="line">But let not therefore my good friends be grieved--</div>
                              <div class="line">Among which number, Cassius, be you one--</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor construe any further my neglect,</div>
                              <div class="line">Than that poor Brutus, with himself at war,</div>
                              <div class="line">Forgets the shows of love to other men.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Then, Brutus, I have much mistook your passion;</div>
                              <div class="line">By means whereof this breast of mine hath buried</div>
                              <div class="line">Thoughts of great value, worthy cogitations.</div>
                              <div class="line">Tell me, good Brutus, can you see your face?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No, Cassius; for the eye sees not itself,</div>
                              <div class="line">But by reflection, by some other things.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis just:</div>
                              <div class="line">And it is very much lamented, Brutus,</div>
                              <div class="line">That you have no such mirrors as will turn</div>
                              <div class="line">Your hidden worthiness into your eye,</div>
                              <div class="line">That you might see your shadow. I have heard,</div>
                              <div class="line">Where many of the best respect in Rome,</div>
                              <div class="line">Except immortal Caesar, speaking of Brutus</div>
                              <div class="line">And groaning underneath this age's yoke,</div>
                              <div class="line">Have wish'd that noble Brutus had his eyes.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Into what dangers would you lead me, Cassius,</div>
                              <div class="line">That you would have me seek into myself</div>
                              <div class="line">For that which is not in me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Therefore, good Brutus, be prepared to hear:</div>
                              <div class="line">And since you know you cannot see yourself</div>
                              <div class="line">So well as by reflection, I, your glass,</div>
                              <div class="line">Will modestly discover to yourself</div>
                              <div class="line">That of yourself which you yet know not of.</div>
                              <div class="line">And be not jealous on me, gentle Brutus:</div>
                              <div class="line">Were I a common laugher, or did use</div>
                              <div class="line">To stale with ordinary oaths my love</div>
                              <div class="line">To every new protester; if you know</div>
                              <div class="line">That I do fawn on men and hug them hard</div>
                              <div class="line">And after scandal them, or if you know</div>
                              <div class="line">That I profess myself in banqueting</div>
                              <div class="line">To all the rout, then hold me dangerous.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Flourish, and shout</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">What means this shouting? I do fear, the people</div>
                              <div class="line">Choose Caesar for their king.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, do you fear it?</div>
                              <div class="line">Then must I think you would not have it so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I would not, Cassius; yet I love him well.</div>
                              <div class="line">But wherefore do you hold me here so long?</div>
                              <div class="line">What is it that you would impart to me?</div>
                              <div class="line">If it be aught toward the general good,</div>
                              <div class="line">Set honour in one eye and death i' the other,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I will look on both indifferently,</div>
                              <div class="line">For let the gods so speed me as I love</div>
                              <div class="line">The name of honour more than I fear death.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I know that virtue to be in you, Brutus,</div>
                              <div class="line">As well as I do know your outward favour.</div>
                              <div class="line">Well, honour is the subject of my story.</div>
                              <div class="line">I cannot tell what you and other men</div>
                              <div class="line">Think of this life; but, for my single self,</div>
                              <div class="line">I had as lief not be as live to be</div>
                              <div class="line">In awe of such a thing as I myself.</div>
                              <div class="line">I was born free as Caesar; so were you:</div>
                              <div class="line">We both have fed as well, and we can both</div>
                              <div class="line">Endure the winter's cold as well as he:</div>
                              <div class="line">For once, upon a raw and gusty day,</div>
                              <div class="line">The troubled Tiber chafing with her shores,</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar said to me 'Darest thou, Cassius, now</div>
                              <div class="line">Leap in with me into this angry flood,</div>
                              <div class="line">And swim to yonder point?' Upon the word,</div>
                              <div class="line">Accoutred as I was, I plunged in</div>
                              <div class="line">And bade him follow; so indeed he did.</div>
                              <div class="line">The torrent roar'd, and we did buffet it</div>
                              <div class="line">With lusty sinews, throwing it aside</div>
                              <div class="line">And stemming it with hearts of controversy;</div>
                              <div class="line">But ere we could arrive the point proposed,</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar cried 'Help me, Cassius, or I sink!'</div>
                              <div class="line">I, as Aeneas, our great ancestor,</div>
                              <div class="line">Did from the flames of Troy upon his shoulder</div>
                              <div class="line">The old Anchises bear, so from the waves of Tiber</div>
                              <div class="line">Did I the tired Caesar. And this man</div>
                              <div class="line">Is now become a god, and Cassius is</div>
                              <div class="line">A wretched creature and must bend his body,</div>
                              <div class="line">If Caesar carelessly but nod on him.</div>
                              <div class="line">He had a fever when he was in Spain,</div>
                              <div class="line">And when the fit was on him, I did mark</div>
                              <div class="line">How he did shake: 'tis true, this god did shake;</div>
                              <div class="line">His coward lips did from their colour fly,</div>
                              <div class="line">And that same eye whose bend doth awe the world</div>
                              <div class="line">Did lose his lustre: I did hear him groan:</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, and that tongue of his that bade the Romans</div>
                              <div class="line">Mark him and write his speeches in their books,</div>
                              <div class="line">Alas, it cried 'Give me some drink, Titinius,'</div>
                              <div class="line">As a sick girl. Ye gods, it doth amaze me</div>
                              <div class="line">A man of such a feeble temper should</div>
                              <div class="line">So get the start of the majestic world</div>
                              <div class="line">And bear the palm alone.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Shout. Flourish</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Another general shout!</div>
                              <div class="line">I do believe that these applauses are</div>
                              <div class="line">For some new honours that are heap'd on Caesar.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world</div>
                              <div class="line">Like a Colossus, and we petty men</div>
                              <div class="line">Walk under his huge legs and peep about</div>
                              <div class="line">To find ourselves dishonourable graves.</div>
                              <div class="line">Men at some time are masters of their fates:</div>
                              <div class="line">The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,</div>
                              <div class="line">But in ourselves, that we are underlings.</div>
                              <div class="line">Brutus and Caesar: what should be in that 'Caesar'?</div>
                              <div class="line">Why should that name be sounded more than yours?</div>
                              <div class="line">Write them together, yours is as fair a name;</div>
                              <div class="line">Sound them, it doth become the mouth as well;</div>
                              <div class="line">Weigh them, it is as heavy; conjure with 'em,</div>
                              <div class="line">Brutus will start a spirit as soon as Caesar.</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, in the names of all the gods at once,</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed,</div>
                              <div class="line">That he is grown so great? Age, thou art shamed!</div>
                              <div class="line">Rome, thou hast lost the breed of noble bloods!</div>
                              <div class="line">When went there by an age, since the great flood,</div>
                              <div class="line">But it was famed with more than with one man?</div>
                              <div class="line">When could they say till now, that talk'd of Rome,</div>
                              <div class="line">That her wide walls encompass'd but one man?</div>
                              <div class="line">Now is it Rome indeed and room enough,</div>
                              <div class="line">When there is in it but one only man.</div>
                              <div class="line">O, you and I have heard our fathers say,</div>
                              <div class="line">There was a Brutus once that would have brook'd</div>
                              <div class="line">The eternal devil to keep his state in Rome</div>
                              <div class="line">As easily as a king.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
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                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">That you do love me, I am nothing jealous;</div>
                              <div class="line">What you would work me to, I have some aim:</div>
                              <div class="line">How I have thought of this and of these times,</div>
                              <div class="line">I shall recount hereafter; for this present,</div>
                              <div class="line">I would not, so with love I might entreat you,</div>
                              <div class="line">Be any further moved. What you have said</div>
                              <div class="line">I will consider; what you have to say</div>
                              <div class="line">I will with patience hear, and find a time</div>
                              <div class="line">Both meet to hear and answer such high things.</div>
                              <div class="line">Till then, my noble friend, chew upon this:</div>
                              <div class="line">Brutus had rather be a villager</div>
                              <div class="line">Than to repute himself a son of Rome</div>
                              <div class="line">Under these hard conditions as this time</div>
                              <div class="line">Is like to lay upon us.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
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                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I am glad that my weak words</div>
                              <div class="line">Have struck but thus much show of fire from Brutus.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">The games are done and Caesar is returning.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">As they pass by, pluck Casca by the sleeve;</div>
                              <div class="line">And he will, after his sour fashion, tell you</div>
                              <div class="line">What hath proceeded worthy note to-day.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter CAESAR and his Train</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I will do so. But, look you, Cassius,</div>
                              <div class="line">The angry spot doth glow on Caesar's brow,</div>
                              <div class="line">And all the rest look like a chidden train:</div>
                              <div class="line">Calpurnia's cheek is pale; and Cicero</div>
                              <div class="line">Looks with such ferret and such fiery eyes</div>
                              <div class="line">As we have seen him in the Capitol,</div>
                              <div class="line">Being cross'd in conference by some senators.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Casca will tell us what the matter is.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Antonius!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
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                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Let me have men about me that are fat;</div>
                              <div class="line">Sleek-headed men and such as sleep o' nights:</div>
                              <div class="line">Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look;</div>
                              <div class="line">He thinks too much: such men are dangerous.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                              <div class="line">Fear him not, Caesar; he's not dangerous;</div>
                              <div class="line">He is a noble Roman and well given.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Would he were fatter! But I fear him not:</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet if my name were liable to fear,</div>
                              <div class="line">I do not know the man I should avoid</div>
                              <div class="line">So soon as that spare Cassius. He reads much;</div>
                              <div class="line">He is a great observer and he looks</div>
                              <div class="line">Quite through the deeds of men: he loves no plays,</div>
                              <div class="line">As thou dost, Antony; he hears no music;</div>
                              <div class="line">Seldom he smiles, and smiles in such a sort</div>
                              <div class="line">As if he mock'd himself and scorn'd his spirit</div>
                              <div class="line">That could be moved to smile at any thing.</div>
                              <div class="line">Such men as he be never at heart's ease</div>
                              <div class="line">Whiles they behold a greater than themselves,</div>
                              <div class="line">And therefore are they very dangerous.</div>
                              <div class="line">I rather tell thee what is to be fear'd</div>
                              <div class="line">Than what I fear; for always I am Caesar.</div>
                              <div class="line">Come on my right hand, for this ear is deaf,</div>
                              <div class="line">And tell me truly what thou think'st of him.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <p>Sennet. Exeunt CAESAR and all his Train, but CASCA</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">You pull'd me by the cloak; would you speak with me?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, Casca; tell us what hath chanced to-day,</div>
                              <div class="line">That Caesar looks so sad.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, you were with him, were you not?</div>
                           </div>
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                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I should not then ask Casca what had chanced.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, there was a crown offered him: and being</div>
                              <div class="line">offered him, he put it by with the back of his hand,</div>
                              <div class="line">thus; and then the people fell a-shouting.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">What was the second noise for?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, for that too.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">They shouted thrice: what was the last cry for?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, for that too.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Was the crown offered him thrice?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, marry, was't, and he put it by thrice, every</div>
                              <div class="line">time gentler than other, and at every putting-by</div>
                              <div class="line">mine honest neighbours shouted.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Who offered him the crown?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, Antony.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Tell us the manner of it, gentle Casca.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">I can as well be hanged as tell the manner of it:</div>
                              <div class="line">it was mere foolery; I did not mark it. I saw Mark</div>
                              <div class="line">Antony offer him a crown;--yet 'twas not a crown</div>
                              <div class="line">neither, 'twas one of these coronets;--and, as I told</div>
                              <div class="line">you, he put it by once: but, for all that, to my</div>
                              <div class="line">thinking, he would fain have had it. Then he</div>
                              <div class="line">offered it to him again; then he put it by again:</div>
                              <div class="line">but, to my thinking, he was very loath to lay his</div>
                              <div class="line">fingers off it. And then he offered it the third</div>
                              <div class="line">time; he put it the third time by: and still as he</div>
                              <div class="line">refused it, the rabblement hooted and clapped their</div>
                              <div class="line">chapped hands and threw up their sweaty night-caps</div>
                              <div class="line">and uttered such a deal of stinking breath because</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar refused the crown that it had almost choked</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar; for he swounded and fell down at it: and</div>
                              <div class="line">for mine own part, I durst not laugh, for fear of</div>
                              <div class="line">opening my lips and receiving the bad air.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But, soft, I pray you: what, did Caesar swound?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">He fell down in the market-place, and foamed at</div>
                              <div class="line">mouth, and was speechless.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis very like: he hath the failing sickness.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No, Caesar hath it not; but you and I,</div>
                              <div class="line">And honest Casca, we have the falling sickness.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">I know not what you mean by that; but, I am sure,</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar fell down. If the tag-rag people did not</div>
                              <div class="line">clap him and hiss him, according as he pleased and</div>
                              <div class="line">displeased them, as they use to do the players in</div>
                              <div class="line">the theatre, I am no true man.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">What said he when he came unto himself?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Marry, before he fell down, when he perceived the</div>
                              <div class="line">common herd was glad he refused the crown, he</div>
                              <div class="line">plucked me ope his doublet and offered them his</div>
                              <div class="line">throat to cut. An I had been a man of any</div>
                              <div class="line">occupation, if I would not have taken him at a word,</div>
                              <div class="line">I would I might go to hell among the rogues. And so</div>
                              <div class="line">he fell. When he came to himself again, he said,</div>
                              <div class="line">If he had done or said any thing amiss, he desired</div>
                              <div class="line">their worships to think it was his infirmity. Three</div>
                              <div class="line">or four wenches, where I stood, cried 'Alas, good</div>
                              <div class="line">soul!' and forgave him with all their hearts: but</div>
                              <div class="line">there's no heed to be taken of them; if Caesar had</div>
                              <div class="line">stabbed their mothers, they would have done no less.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">And after that, he came, thus sad, away?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Did Cicero say any thing?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, he spoke Greek.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">To what effect?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, an I tell you that, Ill ne'er look you i' the</div>
                              <div class="line">face again: but those that understood him smiled at</div>
                              <div class="line">one another and shook their heads; but, for mine own</div>
                              <div class="line">part, it was Greek to me. I could tell you more</div>
                              <div class="line">news too: Marullus and Flavius, for pulling scarfs</div>
                              <div class="line">off Caesar's images, are put to silence. Fare you</div>
                              <div class="line">well. There was more foolery yet, if I could</div>
                              <div class="line">remember it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Will you sup with me to-night, Casca?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">No, I am promised forth.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Will you dine with me to-morrow?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Ay, if I be alive and your mind hold and your dinner</div>
                              <div class="line">worth the eating.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Good: I will expect you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Do so. Farewell, both.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">What a blunt fellow is this grown to be!</div>
                              <div class="line">He was quick mettle when he went to school.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">So is he now in execution</div>
                              <div class="line">Of any bold or noble enterprise,</div>
                              <div class="line">However he puts on this tardy form.</div>
                              <div class="line">This rudeness is a sauce to his good wit,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which gives men stomach to digest his words</div>
                              <div class="line">With better appetite.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">And so it is. For this time I will leave you:</div>
                              <div class="line">To-morrow, if you please to speak with me,</div>
                              <div class="line">I will come home to you; or, if you will,</div>
                              <div class="line">Come home to me, and I will wait for you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I will do so: till then, think of the world.</div>
                              <p>Exit BRUTUS</p>
                              <div class="line">Well, Brutus, thou art noble; yet, I see,</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy honourable metal may be wrought</div>
                              <div class="line">From that it is disposed: therefore it is meet</div>
                              <div class="line">That noble minds keep ever with their likes;</div>
                              <div class="line">For who so firm that cannot be seduced?</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar doth bear me hard; but he loves Brutus:</div>
                              <div class="line">If I were Brutus now and he were Cassius,</div>
                              <div class="line">He should not humour me. I will this night,</div>
                              <div class="line">In several hands, in at his windows throw,</div>
                              <div class="line">As if they came from several citizens,</div>
                              <div class="line">Writings all tending to the great opinion</div>
                              <div class="line">That Rome holds of his name; wherein obscurely</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar's ambition shall be glanced at:</div>
                              <div class="line">And after this let Caesar seat him sure;</div>
                              <div class="line">For we will shake him, or worse days endure.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                     </div>
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                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.4">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>3. SCENE III.  The same. A street.</h2>
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                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Thunder and lightning. Enter from opposite sides,
CASCA, with his sword drawn, and CICERO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CICERO</div>
                              <div class="line">Good even, Casca: brought you Caesar home?</div>
                              <div class="line">Why are you breathless? and why stare you so?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Are not you moved, when all the sway of earth</div>
                              <div class="line">Shakes like a thing unfirm? O Cicero,</div>
                              <div class="line">I have seen tempests, when the scolding winds</div>
                              <div class="line">Have rived the knotty oaks, and I have seen</div>
                              <div class="line">The ambitious ocean swell and rage and foam,</div>
                              <div class="line">To be exalted with the threatening clouds:</div>
                              <div class="line">But never till to-night, never till now,</div>
                              <div class="line">Did I go through a tempest dropping fire.</div>
                              <div class="line">Either there is a civil strife in heaven,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or else the world, too saucy with the gods,</div>
                              <div class="line">Incenses them to send destruction.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CICERO</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, saw you any thing more wonderful?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">A common slave--you know him well by sight--</div>
                              <div class="line">Held up his left hand, which did flame and burn</div>
                              <div class="line">Like twenty torches join'd, and yet his hand,</div>
                              <div class="line">Not sensible of fire, remain'd unscorch'd.</div>
                              <div class="line">Besides--I ha' not since put up my sword--</div>
                              <div class="line">Against the Capitol I met a lion,</div>
                              <div class="line">Who glared upon me, and went surly by,</div>
                              <div class="line">Without annoying me: and there were drawn</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon a heap a hundred ghastly women,</div>
                              <div class="line">Transformed with their fear; who swore they saw</div>
                              <div class="line">Men all in fire walk up and down the streets.</div>
                              <div class="line">And yesterday the bird of night did sit</div>
                              <div class="line">Even at noon-day upon the market-place,</div>
                              <div class="line">Hooting and shrieking. When these prodigies</div>
                              <div class="line">Do so conjointly meet, let not men say</div>
                              <div class="line">'These are their reasons; they are natural;'</div>
                              <div class="line">For, I believe, they are portentous things</div>
                              <div class="line">Unto the climate that they point upon.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CICERO</div>
                              <div class="line">Indeed, it is a strange-disposed time:</div>
                              <div class="line">But men may construe things after their fashion,</div>
                              <div class="line">Clean from the purpose of the things themselves.</div>
                              <div class="line">Come Caesar to the Capitol to-morrow?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">He doth; for he did bid Antonius</div>
                              <div class="line">Send word to you he would be there to-morrow.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CICERO</div>
                              <div class="line">Good night then, Casca: this disturbed sky</div>
                              <div class="line">Is not to walk in.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Farewell, Cicero.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit CICERO</p>
                        <p>Enter CASSIUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Who's there?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">A Roman.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Casca, by your voice.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Your ear is good. Cassius, what night is this!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">A very pleasing night to honest men.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Who ever knew the heavens menace so?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Those that have known the earth so full of faults.</div>
                              <div class="line">For my part, I have walk'd about the streets,</div>
                              <div class="line">Submitting me unto the perilous night,</div>
                              <div class="line">And, thus unbraced, Casca, as you see,</div>
                              <div class="line">Have bared my bosom to the thunder-stone;</div>
                              <div class="line">And when the cross blue lightning seem'd to open</div>
                              <div class="line">The breast of heaven, I did present myself</div>
                              <div class="line">Even in the aim and very flash of it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">But wherefore did you so much tempt the heavens?</div>
                              <div class="line">It is the part of men to fear and tremble,</div>
                              <div class="line">When the most mighty gods by tokens send</div>
                              <div class="line">Such dreadful heralds to astonish us.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">You are dull, Casca, and those sparks of life</div>
                              <div class="line">That should be in a Roman you do want,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or else you use not. You look pale and gaze</div>
                              <div class="line">And put on fear and cast yourself in wonder,</div>
                              <div class="line">To see the strange impatience of the heavens:</div>
                              <div class="line">But if you would consider the true cause</div>
                              <div class="line">Why all these fires, why all these gliding ghosts,</div>
                              <div class="line">Why birds and beasts from quality and kind,</div>
                              <div class="line">Why old men fool and children calculate,</div>
                              <div class="line">Why all these things change from their ordinance</div>
                              <div class="line">Their natures and preformed faculties</div>
                              <div class="line">To monstrous quality,--why, you shall find</div>
                              <div class="line">That heaven hath infused them with these spirits,</div>
                              <div class="line">To make them instruments of fear and warning</div>
                              <div class="line">Unto some monstrous state.</div>
                              <div class="line">Now could I, Casca, name to thee a man</div>
                              <div class="line">Most like this dreadful night,</div>
                              <div class="line">That thunders, lightens, opens graves, and roars</div>
                              <div class="line">As doth the lion in the Capitol,</div>
                              <div class="line">A man no mightier than thyself or me</div>
                              <div class="line">In personal action, yet prodigious grown</div>
                              <div class="line">And fearful, as these strange eruptions are.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis Caesar that you mean; is it not, Cassius?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Let it be who it is: for Romans now</div>
                              <div class="line">Have thews and limbs like to their ancestors;</div>
                              <div class="line">But, woe the while! our fathers' minds are dead,</div>
                              <div class="line">And we are govern'd with our mothers' spirits;</div>
                              <div class="line">Our yoke and sufferance show us womanish.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Indeed, they say the senators tomorrow</div>
                              <div class="line">Mean to establish Caesar as a king;</div>
                              <div class="line">And he shall wear his crown by sea and land,</div>
                              <div class="line">In every place, save here in Italy.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I know where I will wear this dagger then;</div>
                              <div class="line">Cassius from bondage will deliver Cassius:</div>
                              <div class="line">Therein, ye gods, you make the weak most strong;</div>
                              <div class="line">Therein, ye gods, you tyrants do defeat:</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor stony tower, nor walls of beaten brass,</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor airless dungeon, nor strong links of iron,</div>
                              <div class="line">Can be retentive to the strength of spirit;</div>
                              <div class="line">But life, being weary of these worldly bars,</div>
                              <div class="line">Never lacks power to dismiss itself.</div>
                              <div class="line">If I know this, know all the world besides,</div>
                              <div class="line">That part of tyranny that I do bear</div>
                              <div class="line">I can shake off at pleasure.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Thunder still</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">So can I:</div>
                              <div class="line">So every bondman in his own hand bears</div>
                              <div class="line">The power to cancel his captivity.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">And why should Caesar be a tyrant then?</div>
                              <div class="line">Poor man! I know he would not be a wolf,</div>
                              <div class="line">But that he sees the Romans are but sheep:</div>
                              <div class="line">He were no lion, were not Romans hinds.</div>
                              <div class="line">Those that with haste will make a mighty fire</div>
                              <div class="line">Begin it with weak straws: what trash is Rome,</div>
                              <div class="line">What rubbish and what offal, when it serves</div>
                              <div class="line">For the base matter to illuminate</div>
                              <div class="line">So vile a thing as Caesar! But, O grief,</div>
                              <div class="line">Where hast thou led me? I perhaps speak this</div>
                              <div class="line">Before a willing bondman; then I know</div>
                              <div class="line">My answer must be made. But I am arm'd,</div>
                              <div class="line">And dangers are to me indifferent.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">You speak to Casca, and to such a man</div>
                              <div class="line">That is no fleering tell-tale. Hold, my hand:</div>
                              <div class="line">Be factious for redress of all these griefs,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I will set this foot of mine as far</div>
                              <div class="line">As who goes farthest.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">There's a bargain made.</div>
                              <div class="line">Now know you, Casca, I have moved already</div>
                              <div class="line">Some certain of the noblest-minded Romans</div>
                              <div class="line">To undergo with me an enterprise</div>
                              <div class="line">Of honourable-dangerous consequence;</div>
                              <div class="line">And I do know, by this, they stay for me</div>
                              <div class="line">In Pompey's porch: for now, this fearful night,</div>
                              <div class="line">There is no stir or walking in the streets;</div>
                              <div class="line">And the complexion of the element</div>
                              <div class="line">In favour's like the work we have in hand,</div>
                              <div class="line">Most bloody, fiery, and most terrible.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Stand close awhile, for here comes one in haste.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis Cinna; I do know him by his gait;</div>
                              <div class="line">He is a friend.</div>
                              <p>Enter CINNA</p>
                              <div class="line">Cinna, where haste you so?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                              <div class="line">To find out you. Who's that? Metellus Cimber?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No, it is Casca; one incorporate</div>
                              <div class="line">To our attempts. Am I not stay'd for, Cinna?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                              <div class="line">I am glad on 't. What a fearful night is this!</div>
                              <div class="line">There's two or three of us have seen strange sights.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Am I not stay'd for? tell me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes, you are.</div>
                              <div class="line">O Cassius, if you could</div>
                              <div class="line">But win the noble Brutus to our party--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Be you content: good Cinna, take this paper,</div>
                              <div class="line">And look you lay it in the praetor's chair,</div>
                              <div class="line">Where Brutus may but find it; and throw this</div>
                              <div class="line">In at his window; set this up with wax</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon old Brutus' statue: all this done,</div>
                              <div class="line">Repair to Pompey's porch, where you shall find us.</div>
                              <div class="line">Is Decius Brutus and Trebonius there?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                              <div class="line">All but Metellus Cimber; and he's gone</div>
                              <div class="line">To seek you at your house. Well, I will hie,</div>
                              <div class="line">And so bestow these papers as you bade me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">That done, repair to Pompey's theatre.</div>
                              <p>Exit CINNA</p>
                              <div class="line">Come, Casca, you and I will yet ere day</div>
                              <div class="line">See Brutus at his house: three parts of him</div>
                              <div class="line">Is ours already, and the man entire</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon the next encounter yields him ours.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">O, he sits high in all the people's hearts:</div>
                              <div class="line">And that which would appear offence in us,</div>
                              <div class="line">His countenance, like richest alchemy,</div>
                              <div class="line">Will change to virtue and to worthiness.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Him and his worth and our great need of him</div>
                              <div class="line">You have right well conceited. Let us go,</div>
                              <div class="line">For it is after midnight; and ere day</div>
                              <div class="line">We will awake him and be sure of him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
               </div>
            </article>
            <article class="chapter" id="R.1.4">
               <header class="chapter-titlepage">
                  <h2>Chapter 2. ACT II</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="lists-of-titles">
                  <div class="toc">
                     <p>
                        <b>Table of Contents</b>
                     </p>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  Rome. BRUTUS's orchard.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  CAESAR's house.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A street near the Capitol.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.5">4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the same street, before the house of BRUTUS.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="content">
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>1. SCENE I.  Rome. BRUTUS's orchard.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter BRUTUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">What, Lucius, ho!</div>
                              <div class="line">I cannot, by the progress of the stars,</div>
                              <div class="line">Give guess how near to day. Lucius, I say!</div>
                              <div class="line">I would it were my fault to sleep so soundly.</div>
                              <div class="line">When, Lucius, when? awake, I say! what, Lucius!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter LUCIUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Call'd you, my lord?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Get me a taper in my study, Lucius:</div>
                              <div class="line">When it is lighted, come and call me here.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I will, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">It must be by his death: and for my part,</div>
                              <div class="line">I know no personal cause to spurn at him,</div>
                              <div class="line">But for the general. He would be crown'd:</div>
                              <div class="line">How that might change his nature, there's the question.</div>
                              <div class="line">It is the bright day that brings forth the adder;</div>
                              <div class="line">And that craves wary walking. Crown him?--that;--</div>
                              <div class="line">And then, I grant, we put a sting in him,</div>
                              <div class="line">That at his will he may do danger with.</div>
                              <div class="line">The abuse of greatness is, when it disjoins</div>
                              <div class="line">Remorse from power: and, to speak truth of Caesar,</div>
                              <div class="line">I have not known when his affections sway'd</div>
                              <div class="line">More than his reason. But 'tis a common proof,</div>
                              <div class="line">That lowliness is young ambition's ladder,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whereto the climber-upward turns his face;</div>
                              <div class="line">But when he once attains the upmost round.</div>
                              <div class="line">He then unto the ladder turns his back,</div>
                              <div class="line">Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees</div>
                              <div class="line">By which he did ascend. So Caesar may.</div>
                              <div class="line">Then, lest he may, prevent. And, since the quarrel</div>
                              <div class="line">Will bear no colour for the thing he is,</div>
                              <div class="line">Fashion it thus; that what he is, augmented,</div>
                              <div class="line">Would run to these and these extremities:</div>
                              <div class="line">And therefore think him as a serpent's egg</div>
                              <div class="line">Which, hatch'd, would, as his kind, grow mischievous,</div>
                              <div class="line">And kill him in the shell.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter LUCIUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">The taper burneth in your closet, sir.</div>
                              <div class="line">Searching the window for a flint, I found</div>
                              <div class="line">This paper, thus seal'd up; and, I am sure,</div>
                              <div class="line">It did not lie there when I went to bed.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Gives him the letter</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Get you to bed again; it is not day.</div>
                              <div class="line">Is not to-morrow, boy, the ides of March?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I know not, sir.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Look in the calendar, and bring me word.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I will, sir.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">The exhalations whizzing in the air</div>
                              <div class="line">Give so much light that I may read by them.</div>
                              <p>Opens the letter and reads</p>
                              <div class="line">'Brutus, thou sleep'st: awake, and see thyself.</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall Rome, &c. Speak, strike, redress!</div>
                              <div class="line">Brutus, thou sleep'st: awake!'</div>
                              <div class="line">Such instigations have been often dropp'd</div>
                              <div class="line">Where I have took them up.</div>
                              <div class="line">'Shall Rome, &c.' Thus must I piece it out:</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall Rome stand under one man's awe? What, Rome?</div>
                              <div class="line">My ancestors did from the streets of Rome</div>
                              <div class="line">The Tarquin drive, when he was call'd a king.</div>
                              <div class="line">'Speak, strike, redress!' Am I entreated</div>
                              <div class="line">To speak and strike? O Rome, I make thee promise:</div>
                              <div class="line">If the redress will follow, thou receivest</div>
                              <div class="line">Thy full petition at the hand of Brutus!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter LUCIUS</p>
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                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, March is wasted fourteen days.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Knocking within</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis good. Go to the gate; somebody knocks.</div>
                              <p>Exit LUCIUS</p>
                              <div class="line">Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar,</div>
                              <div class="line">I have not slept.</div>
                              <div class="line">Between the acting of a dreadful thing</div>
                              <div class="line">And the first motion, all the interim is</div>
                              <div class="line">Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream:</div>
                              <div class="line">The Genius and the mortal instruments</div>
                              <div class="line">Are then in council; and the state of man,</div>
                              <div class="line">Like to a little kingdom, suffers then</div>
                              <div class="line">The nature of an insurrection.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter LUCIUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, 'tis your brother Cassius at the door,</div>
                              <div class="line">Who doth desire to see you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Is he alone?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No, sir, there are moe with him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Do you know them?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No, sir; their hats are pluck'd about their ears,</div>
                              <div class="line">And half their faces buried in their cloaks,</div>
                              <div class="line">That by no means I may discover them</div>
                              <div class="line">By any mark of favour.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Let 'em enter.</div>
                              <p>Exit LUCIUS</p>
                              <div class="line">They are the faction. O conspiracy,</div>
                              <div class="line">Shamest thou to show thy dangerous brow by night,</div>
                              <div class="line">When evils are most free? O, then by day</div>
                              <div class="line">Where wilt thou find a cavern dark enough</div>
                              <div class="line">To mask thy monstrous visage? Seek none, conspiracy;</div>
                              <div class="line">Hide it in smiles and affability:</div>
                              <div class="line">For if thou path, thy native semblance on,</div>
                              <div class="line">Not Erebus itself were dim enough</div>
                              <div class="line">To hide thee from prevention.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter the conspirators, CASSIUS, CASCA, DECIUS
BRUTUS, CINNA, METELLUS CIMBER, and TREBONIUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I think we are too bold upon your rest:</div>
                              <div class="line">Good morrow, Brutus; do we trouble you?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I have been up this hour, awake all night.</div>
                              <div class="line">Know I these men that come along with you?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes, every man of them, and no man here</div>
                              <div class="line">But honours you; and every one doth wish</div>
                              <div class="line">You had but that opinion of yourself</div>
                              <div class="line">Which every noble Roman bears of you.</div>
                              <div class="line">This is Trebonius.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">He is welcome hither.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">This, Decius Brutus.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">He is welcome too.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">This, Casca; this, Cinna; and this, Metellus Cimber.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">They are all welcome.</div>
                              <div class="line">What watchful cares do interpose themselves</div>
                              <div class="line">Betwixt your eyes and night?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall I entreat a word?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>BRUTUS and CASSIUS whisper</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Here lies the east: doth not the day break here?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">No.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                              <div class="line">O, pardon, sir, it doth; and yon gray lines</div>
                              <div class="line">That fret the clouds are messengers of day.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">You shall confess that you are both deceived.</div>
                              <div class="line">Here, as I point my sword, the sun arises,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which is a great way growing on the south,</div>
                              <div class="line">Weighing the youthful season of the year.</div>
                              <div class="line">Some two months hence up higher toward the north</div>
                              <div class="line">He first presents his fire; and the high east</div>
                              <div class="line">Stands, as the Capitol, directly here.</div>
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                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Give me your hands all over, one by one.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">And let us swear our resolution.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">No, not an oath: if not the face of men,</div>
                              <div class="line">The sufferance of our souls, the time's abuse,--</div>
                              <div class="line">If these be motives weak, break off betimes,</div>
                              <div class="line">And every man hence to his idle bed;</div>
                              <div class="line">So let high-sighted tyranny range on,</div>
                              <div class="line">Till each man drop by lottery. But if these,</div>
                              <div class="line">As I am sure they do, bear fire enough</div>
                              <div class="line">To kindle cowards and to steel with valour</div>
                              <div class="line">The melting spirits of women, then, countrymen,</div>
                              <div class="line">What need we any spur but our own cause,</div>
                              <div class="line">To prick us to redress? what other bond</div>
                              <div class="line">Than secret Romans, that have spoke the word,</div>
                              <div class="line">And will not palter? and what other oath</div>
                              <div class="line">Than honesty to honesty engaged,</div>
                              <div class="line">That this shall be, or we will fall for it?</div>
                              <div class="line">Swear priests and cowards and men cautelous,</div>
                              <div class="line">Old feeble carrions and such suffering souls</div>
                              <div class="line">That welcome wrongs; unto bad causes swear</div>
                              <div class="line">Such creatures as men doubt; but do not stain</div>
                              <div class="line">The even virtue of our enterprise,</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor the insuppressive mettle of our spirits,</div>
                              <div class="line">To think that or our cause or our performance</div>
                              <div class="line">Did need an oath; when every drop of blood</div>
                              <div class="line">That every Roman bears, and nobly bears,</div>
                              <div class="line">Is guilty of a several bastardy,</div>
                              <div class="line">If he do break the smallest particle</div>
                              <div class="line">Of any promise that hath pass'd from him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But what of Cicero? shall we sound him?</div>
                              <div class="line">I think he will stand very strong with us.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Let us not leave him out.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                              <div class="line">No, by no means.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">METELLUS CIMBER</div>
                              <div class="line">O, let us have him, for his silver hairs</div>
                              <div class="line">Will purchase us a good opinion</div>
                              <div class="line">And buy men's voices to commend our deeds:</div>
                              <div class="line">It shall be said, his judgment ruled our hands;</div>
                              <div class="line">Our youths and wildness shall no whit appear,</div>
                              <div class="line">But all be buried in his gravity.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">O, name him not: let us not break with him;</div>
                              <div class="line">For he will never follow any thing</div>
                              <div class="line">That other men begin.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Then leave him out.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASCA</div>
                              <div class="line">Indeed he is not fit.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall no man else be touch'd but only Caesar?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Decius, well urged: I think it is not meet,</div>
                              <div class="line">Mark Antony, so well beloved of Caesar,</div>
                              <div class="line">Should outlive Caesar: we shall find of him</div>
                              <div class="line">A shrewd contriver; and, you know, his means,</div>
                              <div class="line">If he improve them, may well stretch so far</div>
                              <div class="line">As to annoy us all: which to prevent,</div>
                              <div class="line">Let Antony and Caesar fall together.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Our course will seem too bloody, Caius Cassius,</div>
                              <div class="line">To cut the head off and then hack the limbs,</div>
                              <div class="line">Like wrath in death and envy afterwards;</div>
                              <div class="line">For Antony is but a limb of Caesar:</div>
                              <div class="line">Let us be sacrificers, but not butchers, Caius.</div>
                              <div class="line">We all stand up against the spirit of Caesar;</div>
                              <div class="line">And in the spirit of men there is no blood:</div>
                              <div class="line">O, that we then could come by Caesar's spirit,</div>
                              <div class="line">And not dismember Caesar! But, alas,</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar must bleed for it! And, gentle friends,</div>
                              <div class="line">Let's kill him boldly, but not wrathfully;</div>
                              <div class="line">Let's carve him as a dish fit for the gods,</div>
                              <div class="line">Not hew him as a carcass fit for hounds:</div>
                              <div class="line">And let our hearts, as subtle masters do,</div>
                              <div class="line">Stir up their servants to an act of rage,</div>
                              <div class="line">And after seem to chide 'em. This shall make</div>
                              <div class="line">Our purpose necessary and not envious:</div>
                              <div class="line">Which so appearing to the common eyes,</div>
                              <div class="line">We shall be call'd purgers, not murderers.</div>
                              <div class="line">And for Mark Antony, think not of him;</div>
                              <div class="line">For he can do no more than Caesar's arm</div>
                              <div class="line">When Caesar's head is off.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet I fear him;</div>
                              <div class="line">For in the ingrafted love he bears to Caesar--</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Alas, good Cassius, do not think of him:</div>
                              <div class="line">If he love Caesar, all that he can do</div>
                              <div class="line">Is to himself, take thought and die for Caesar:</div>
                              <div class="line">And that were much he should; for he is given</div>
                              <div class="line">To sports, to wildness and much company.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">TREBONIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">There is no fear in him; let him not die;</div>
                              <div class="line">For he will live, and laugh at this hereafter.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Clock strikes</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Peace! count the clock.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">The clock hath stricken three.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">TREBONIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">'Tis time to part.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But it is doubtful yet,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whether Caesar will come forth to-day, or no;</div>
                              <div class="line">For he is superstitious grown of late,</div>
                              <div class="line">Quite from the main opinion he held once</div>
                              <div class="line">Of fantasy, of dreams and ceremonies:</div>
                              <div class="line">It may be, these apparent prodigies,</div>
                              <div class="line">The unaccustom'd terror of this night,</div>
                              <div class="line">And the persuasion of his augurers,</div>
                              <div class="line">May hold him from the Capitol to-day.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Never fear that: if he be so resolved,</div>
                              <div class="line">I can o'ersway him; for he loves to hear</div>
                              <div class="line">That unicorns may be betray'd with trees,</div>
                              <div class="line">And bears with glasses, elephants with holes,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lions with toils and men with flatterers;</div>
                              <div class="line">But when I tell him he hates flatterers,</div>
                              <div class="line">He says he does, being then most flattered.</div>
                              <div class="line">Let me work;</div>
                              <div class="line">For I can give his humour the true bent,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I will bring him to the Capitol.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Nay, we will all of us be there to fetch him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">By the eighth hour: is that the uttermost?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CINNA</div>
                              <div class="line">Be that the uttermost, and fail not then.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">METELLUS CIMBER</div>
                              <div class="line">Caius Ligarius doth bear Caesar hard,</div>
                              <div class="line">Who rated him for speaking well of Pompey:</div>
                              <div class="line">I wonder none of you have thought of him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, good Metellus, go along by him:</div>
                              <div class="line">He loves me well, and I have given him reasons;</div>
                              <div class="line">Send him but hither, and I'll fashion him.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CASSIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">The morning comes upon 's: we'll leave you, Brutus.</div>
                              <div class="line">And, friends, disperse yourselves; but all remember</div>
                              <div class="line">What you have said, and show yourselves true Romans.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Good gentlemen, look fresh and merrily;</div>
                              <div class="line">Let not our looks put on our purposes,</div>
                              <div class="line">But bear it as our Roman actors do,</div>
                              <div class="line">With untired spirits and formal constancy:</div>
                              <div class="line">And so good morrow to you every one.</div>
                              <p>Exeunt all but BRUTUS</p>
                              <div class="line">Boy! Lucius! Fast asleep? It is no matter;</div>
                              <div class="line">Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber:</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou hast no figures nor no fantasies,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which busy care draws in the brains of men;</div>
                              <div class="line">Therefore thou sleep'st so sound.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter PORTIA</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Brutus, my lord!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Portia, what mean you? wherefore rise you now?</div>
                              <div class="line">It is not for your health thus to commit</div>
                              <div class="line">Your weak condition to the raw cold morning.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor for yours neither. You've ungently, Brutus,</div>
                              <div class="line">Stole from my bed: and yesternight, at supper,</div>
                              <div class="line">You suddenly arose, and walk'd about,</div>
                              <div class="line">Musing and sighing, with your arms across,</div>
                              <div class="line">And when I ask'd you what the matter was,</div>
                              <div class="line">You stared upon me with ungentle looks;</div>
                              <div class="line">I urged you further; then you scratch'd your head,</div>
                              <div class="line">And too impatiently stamp'd with your foot;</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet I insisted, yet you answer'd not,</div>
                              <div class="line">But, with an angry wafture of your hand,</div>
                              <div class="line">Gave sign for me to leave you: so I did;</div>
                              <div class="line">Fearing to strengthen that impatience</div>
                              <div class="line">Which seem'd too much enkindled, and withal</div>
                              <div class="line">Hoping it was but an effect of humour,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which sometime hath his hour with every man.</div>
                              <div class="line">It will not let you eat, nor talk, nor sleep,</div>
                              <div class="line">And could it work so much upon your shape</div>
                              <div class="line">As it hath much prevail'd on your condition,</div>
                              <div class="line">I should not know you, Brutus. Dear my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">Make me acquainted with your cause of grief.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I am not well in health, and that is all.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Brutus is wise, and, were he not in health,</div>
                              <div class="line">He would embrace the means to come by it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, so I do. Good Portia, go to bed.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Is Brutus sick? and is it physical</div>
                              <div class="line">To walk unbraced and suck up the humours</div>
                              <div class="line">Of the dank morning? What, is Brutus sick,</div>
                              <div class="line">And will he steal out of his wholesome bed,</div>
                              <div class="line">To dare the vile contagion of the night</div>
                              <div class="line">And tempt the rheumy and unpurged air</div>
                              <div class="line">To add unto his sickness? No, my Brutus;</div>
                              <div class="line">You have some sick offence within your mind,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which, by the right and virtue of my place,</div>
                              <div class="line">I ought to know of: and, upon my knees,</div>
                              <div class="line">I charm you, by my once-commended beauty,</div>
                              <div class="line">By all your vows of love and that great vow</div>
                              <div class="line">Which did incorporate and make us one,</div>
                              <div class="line">That you unfold to me, yourself, your half,</div>
                              <div class="line">Why you are heavy, and what men to-night</div>
                              <div class="line">Have had to resort to you: for here have been</div>
                              <div class="line">Some six or seven, who did hide their faces</div>
                              <div class="line">Even from darkness.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Kneel not, gentle Portia.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">I should not need, if you were gentle Brutus.</div>
                              <div class="line">Within the bond of marriage, tell me, Brutus,</div>
                              <div class="line">Is it excepted I should know no secrets</div>
                              <div class="line">That appertain to you? Am I yourself</div>
                              <div class="line">But, as it were, in sort or limitation,</div>
                              <div class="line">To keep with you at meals, comfort your bed,</div>
                              <div class="line">And talk to you sometimes? Dwell I but in the suburbs</div>
                              <div class="line">Of your good pleasure? If it be no more,</div>
                              <div class="line">Portia is Brutus' harlot, not his wife.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">You are my true and honourable wife,</div>
                              <div class="line">As dear to me as are the ruddy drops</div>
                              <div class="line">That visit my sad heart</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">If this were true, then should I know this secret.</div>
                              <div class="line">I grant I am a woman; but withal</div>
                              <div class="line">A woman that Lord Brutus took to wife:</div>
                              <div class="line">I grant I am a woman; but withal</div>
                              <div class="line">A woman well-reputed, Cato's daughter.</div>
                              <div class="line">Think you I am no stronger than my sex,</div>
                              <div class="line">Being so father'd and so husbanded?</div>
                              <div class="line">Tell me your counsels, I will not disclose 'em:</div>
                              <div class="line">I have made strong proof of my constancy,</div>
                              <div class="line">Giving myself a voluntary wound</div>
                              <div class="line">Here, in the thigh: can I bear that with patience.</div>
                              <div class="line">And not my husband's secrets?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">O ye gods,</div>
                              <div class="line">Render me worthy of this noble wife!</div>
                              <p>Knocking within</p>
                              <div class="line">Hark, hark! one knocks: Portia, go in awhile;</div>
                              <div class="line">And by and by thy bosom shall partake</div>
                              <div class="line">The secrets of my heart.</div>
                              <div class="line">All my engagements I will construe to thee,</div>
                              <div class="line">All the charactery of my sad brows:</div>
                              <div class="line">Leave me with haste.</div>
                              <p>Exit PORTIA</p>
                              <div class="line">Lucius, who's that knocks?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Re-enter LUCIUS with LIGARIUS</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">He is a sick man that would speak with you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Caius Ligarius, that Metellus spake of.</div>
                              <div class="line">Boy, stand aside. Caius Ligarius! how?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Vouchsafe good morrow from a feeble tongue.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">O, what a time have you chose out, brave Caius,</div>
                              <div class="line">To wear a kerchief! Would you were not sick!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I am not sick, if Brutus have in hand</div>
                              <div class="line">Any exploit worthy the name of honour.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Such an exploit have I in hand, Ligarius,</div>
                              <div class="line">Had you a healthful ear to hear of it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">By all the gods that Romans bow before,</div>
                              <div class="line">I here discard my sickness! Soul of Rome!</div>
                              <div class="line">Brave son, derived from honourable loins!</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou, like an exorcist, hast conjured up</div>
                              <div class="line">My mortified spirit. Now bid me run,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I will strive with things impossible;</div>
                              <div class="line">Yea, get the better of them. What's to do?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">A piece of work that will make sick men whole.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">But are not some whole that we must make sick?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">That must we also. What it is, my Caius,</div>
                              <div class="line">I shall unfold to thee, as we are going</div>
                              <div class="line">To whom it must be done.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">LIGARIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Set on your foot,</div>
                              <div class="line">And with a heart new-fired I follow you,</div>
                              <div class="line">To do I know not what: but it sufficeth</div>
                              <div class="line">That Brutus leads me on.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Follow me, then.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.3">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>2. SCENE II.  CAESAR's house.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Thunder and lightning. Enter CAESAR, in his
night-gown</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor heaven nor earth have been at peace to-night:</div>
                              <div class="line">Thrice hath Calpurnia in her sleep cried out,</div>
                              <div class="line">'Help, ho! they murder Caesar!' Who's within?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Enter a Servant</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                              <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Go bid the priests do present sacrifice</div>
                              <div class="line">And bring me their opinions of success.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                              <div class="line">I will, my lord.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exit</p>
                        <p>Enter CALPURNIA</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                              <div class="line">What mean you, Caesar? think you to walk forth?</div>
                              <div class="line">You shall not stir out of your house to-day.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar shall forth: the things that threaten'd me</div>
                              <div class="line">Ne'er look'd but on my back; when they shall see</div>
                              <div class="line">The face of Caesar, they are vanished.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar, I never stood on ceremonies,</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet now they fright me. There is one within,</div>
                              <div class="line">Besides the things that we have heard and seen,</div>
                              <div class="line">Recounts most horrid sights seen by the watch.</div>
                              <div class="line">A lioness hath whelped in the streets;</div>
                              <div class="line">And graves have yawn'd, and yielded up their dead;</div>
                              <div class="line">Fierce fiery warriors fought upon the clouds,</div>
                              <div class="line">In ranks and squadrons and right form of war,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which drizzled blood upon the Capitol;</div>
                              <div class="line">The noise of battle hurtled in the air,</div>
                              <div class="line">Horses did neigh, and dying men did groan,</div>
                              <div class="line">And ghosts did shriek and squeal about the streets.</div>
                              <div class="line">O Caesar! these things are beyond all use,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I do fear them.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">What can be avoided</div>
                              <div class="line">Whose end is purposed by the mighty gods?</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet Caesar shall go forth; for these predictions</div>
                              <div class="line">Are to the world in general as to Caesar.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                              <div class="line">When beggars die, there are no comets seen;</div>
                              <div class="line">The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Cowards die many times before their deaths;</div>
                              <div class="line">The valiant never taste of death but once.</div>
                              <div class="line">Of all the wonders that I yet have heard.</div>
                              <div class="line">It seems to me most strange that men should fear;</div>
                              <div class="line">Seeing that death, a necessary end,</div>
                              <div class="line">Will come when it will come.</div>
                              <p>Re-enter Servant</p>
                              <div class="line">What say the augurers?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">Servant</div>
                              <div class="line">They would not have you to stir forth to-day.</div>
                              <div class="line">Plucking the entrails of an offering forth,</div>
                              <div class="line">They could not find a heart within the beast.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">The gods do this in shame of cowardice:</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar should be a beast without a heart,</div>
                              <div class="line">If he should stay at home to-day for fear.</div>
                              <div class="line">No, Caesar shall not: danger knows full well</div>
                              <div class="line">That Caesar is more dangerous than he:</div>
                              <div class="line">We are two lions litter'd in one day,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I the elder and more terrible:</div>
                              <div class="line">And Caesar shall go forth.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Alas, my lord,</div>
                              <div class="line">Your wisdom is consumed in confidence.</div>
                              <div class="line">Do not go forth to-day: call it my fear</div>
                              <div class="line">That keeps you in the house, and not your own.</div>
                              <div class="line">We'll send Mark Antony to the senate-house:</div>
                              <div class="line">And he shall say you are not well to-day:</div>
                              <div class="line">Let me, upon my knee, prevail in this.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Mark Antony shall say I am not well,</div>
                              <div class="line">And, for thy humour, I will stay at home.</div>
                              <p>Enter DECIUS BRUTUS</p>
                              <div class="line">Here's Decius Brutus, he shall tell them so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar, all hail! good morrow, worthy Caesar:</div>
                              <div class="line">I come to fetch you to the senate-house.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">And you are come in very happy time,</div>
                              <div class="line">To bear my greeting to the senators</div>
                              <div class="line">And tell them that I will not come to-day:</div>
                              <div class="line">Cannot, is false, and that I dare not, falser:</div>
                              <div class="line">I will not come to-day: tell them so, Decius.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CALPURNIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Say he is sick.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Shall Caesar send a lie?</div>
                              <div class="line">Have I in conquest stretch'd mine arm so far,</div>
                              <div class="line">To be afraid to tell graybeards the truth?</div>
                              <div class="line">Decius, go tell them Caesar will not come.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Most mighty Caesar, let me know some cause,</div>
                              <div class="line">Lest I be laugh'd at when I tell them so.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">The cause is in my will: I will not come;</div>
                              <div class="line">That is enough to satisfy the senate.</div>
                              <div class="line">But for your private satisfaction,</div>
                              <div class="line">Because I love you, I will let you know:</div>
                              <div class="line">Calpurnia here, my wife, stays me at home:</div>
                              <div class="line">She dreamt to-night she saw my statua,</div>
                              <div class="line">Which, like a fountain with an hundred spouts,</div>
                              <div class="line">Did run pure blood: and many lusty Romans</div>
                              <div class="line">Came smiling, and did bathe their hands in it:</div>
                              <div class="line">And these does she apply for warnings, and portents,</div>
                              <div class="line">And evils imminent; and on her knee</div>
                              <div class="line">Hath begg'd that I will stay at home to-day.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">This dream is all amiss interpreted;</div>
                              <div class="line">It was a vision fair and fortunate:</div>
                              <div class="line">Your statue spouting blood in many pipes,</div>
                              <div class="line">In which so many smiling Romans bathed,</div>
                              <div class="line">Signifies that from you great Rome shall suck</div>
                              <div class="line">Reviving blood, and that great men shall press</div>
                              <div class="line">For tinctures, stains, relics and cognizance.</div>
                              <div class="line">This by Calpurnia's dream is signified.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">And this way have you well expounded it.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">DECIUS BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I have, when you have heard what I can say:</div>
                              <div class="line">And know it now: the senate have concluded</div>
                              <div class="line">To give this day a crown to mighty Caesar.</div>
                              <div class="line">If you shall send them word you will not come,</div>
                              <div class="line">Their minds may change. Besides, it were a mock</div>
                              <div class="line">Apt to be render'd, for some one to say</div>
                              <div class="line">'Break up the senate till another time,</div>
                              <div class="line">When Caesar's wife shall meet with better dreams.'</div>
                              <div class="line">If Caesar hide himself, shall they not whisper</div>
                              <div class="line">'Lo, Caesar is afraid'?</div>
                              <div class="line">Pardon me, Caesar; for my dear dear love</div>
                              <div class="line">To our proceeding bids me tell you this;</div>
                              <div class="line">And reason to my love is liable.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">How foolish do your fears seem now, Calpurnia!</div>
                              <div class="line">I am ashamed I did yield to them.</div>
                              <div class="line">Give me my robe, for I will go.</div>
                              <p>Enter PUBLIUS, BRUTUS, LIGARIUS, METELLUS, CASCA,
TREBONIUS, and CINNA</p>
                              <div class="line">And look where Publius is come to fetch me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">PUBLIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Good morrow, Caesar.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Welcome, Publius.</div>
                              <div class="line">What, Brutus, are you stirr'd so early too?</div>
                              <div class="line">Good morrow, Casca. Caius Ligarius,</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar was ne'er so much your enemy</div>
                              <div class="line">As that same ague which hath made you lean.</div>
                              <div class="line">What is 't o'clock?</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar, 'tis strucken eight.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">I thank you for your pains and courtesy.</div>
                              <p>Enter ANTONY</p>
                              <div class="line">See! Antony, that revels long o' nights,</div>
                              <div class="line">Is notwithstanding up. Good morrow, Antony.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ANTONY</div>
                              <div class="line">So to most noble Caesar.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Bid them prepare within:</div>
                              <div class="line">I am to blame to be thus waited for.</div>
                              <div class="line">Now, Cinna: now, Metellus: what, Trebonius!</div>
                              <div class="line">I have an hour's talk in store for you;</div>
                              <div class="line">Remember that you call on me to-day:</div>
                              <div class="line">Be near me, that I may remember you.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">TREBONIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Caesar, I will:</div>
                              <p>Aside</p>
                              <div class="line">and so near will I be,</div>
                              <div class="line">That your best friends shall wish I had been further.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">CAESAR</div>
                              <div class="line">Good friends, go in, and taste some wine with me;</div>
                              <div class="line">And we, like friends, will straightway go together.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">BRUTUS</div>
                              <div class="line">
                                 <span>Aside</span>  That every like is not the same, O Caesar,</div>
                              <div class="line">The heart of Brutus yearns to think upon!</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <p>Exeunt</p>
                     </div>
                  </section>
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.4.4">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>3. SCENE III.  A street near the Capitol.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter ARTEMIDORUS, reading a paper</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">ARTEMIDORUS</div>
                              <div class="line">'Caesar, beware of Brutus; take heed of Cassius;</div>
                              <div class="line">come not near Casca; have an eye to Cinna, trust not</div>
                              <div class="line">Trebonius: mark well Metellus Cimber: Decius Brutus</div>
                              <div class="line">loves thee not: thou hast wronged Caius Ligarius.</div>
                              <div class="line">There is but one mind in all these men, and it is</div>
                              <div class="line">bent against Caesar. If thou beest not immortal,</div>
                              <div class="line">look about you: security gives way to conspiracy.</div>
                              <div class="line">The mighty gods defend thee! Thy lover,</div>
                              <div class="line">'ARTEMIDORUS.'</div>
                              <div class="line">Here will I stand till Caesar pass along,</div>
                              <div class="line">And as a suitor will I give him this.</div>
                              <div class="line">My heart laments that virtue cannot live</div>
                              <div class="line">Out of the teeth of emulation.</div>
                              <div class="line">If thou read this, O Caesar, thou mayst live;</div>
                              <div class="line">If not, the Fates with traitors do contrive.</div>
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                        <p>Exit</p>
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                        <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Another part of the same street, before the house of BRUTUS.</h2>
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                        <p>Enter PORTIA and LUCIUS</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">I prithee, boy, run to the senate-house;</div>
                              <div class="line">Stay not to answer me, but get thee gone:</div>
                              <div class="line">Why dost thou stay?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">To know my errand, madam.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">I would have had thee there, and here again,</div>
                              <div class="line">Ere I can tell thee what thou shouldst do there.</div>
                              <div class="line">O constancy, be strong upon my side,</div>
                              <div class="line">Set a huge mountain 'tween my heart and tongue!</div>
                              <div class="line">I have a man's mind, but a woman's might.</div>
                              <div class="line">How hard it is for women to keep counsel!</div>
                              <div class="line">Art thou here yet?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam, what should I do?</div>
                              <div class="line">Run to the Capitol, and nothing else?</div>
                              <div class="line">And so return to you, and nothing else?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Yes, bring me word, boy, if thy lord look well,</div>
                              <div class="line">For he went sickly forth: and take good note</div>
                              <div class="line">What Caesar doth, what suitors press to him.</div>
                              <div class="line">Hark, boy! what noise is that?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">I hear none, madam.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Prithee, listen well;</div>
                              <div class="line">I heard a bustling rumour, like a fray,</div>
                              <div class="line">And the wind brings it from the Capitol.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">LUCIUS</div>
                              <div class="line">Sooth, madam, I hear nothing.</div>
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                        <p>Enter the Soothsayer</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Come hither, fellow: which way hast thou been?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                              <div class="line">At mine own house, good lady.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">What is't o'clock?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                              <div class="line">About the ninth hour, lady.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">PORTIA</div>
                              <div class="line">Is Caesar yet gone to the Capitol?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">Soothsayer</div>
                              <div class="line">Madam, not yet: I go to take my stand,</div>
                              <div class="line">To see him pass on to the Capitol.</div>
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