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Sic. Good-e'en, our neighbours.
1 Cit, Ourselves, our wives, and children, on our knees, Are bound to pray for you both.
Sie. Live, and thrive!
Bru.Farewell,kind neighbours: We wish'd Coriolanus Had lov'd you as w
did. Cit. Now the gods keep you ! Both Tri. Farewell, farewell. [Exeunt Citizens.
Sic. This is a happier and more comely time,
Bru. Caius Marcius was
Sic. And affecting one sole throne,
Men. I think not so.
Sic. We should by this, to all our lamentation, If he had gone forth consul, found it so.
Bru. The gods have well prevented it, and Rome
Men. 'Tis Aufidius,
Sic. Come, what talk you Of Marcius ?
Bru. Go, see this rumourer whipp'd. - It cannot be, The Volces dare break with us.
Men. Cannot be !
you shall chance to whip your information,
And beat the messenger who bids beware
Sic. Tell not me :
Enter a Messenger.
Sic. 'Tis this slave;
Mes. Yes, worthy sir,
Sic. What more fearful ?
Mes. It is spoke freely out of many mouths,
Sic. This is most likely !
Bru. Rais'd only, that the weaker sort may wish Good Marcius home again.
Sic. The very trick on't.
Men. This is unlikely :
Enter another Messenger.
Com. You have holp to ravish your own daughters, and To melt the city leads upon your pates ; To see your wives dishonour'd to your noses ;
Men. What's the news? what's the news?
 To atone, in the active sense, is to reconcile, and is so used by our author. To atone here is, in the neutral sense, to come to reconciliation, To atone is to unite. JOHNS.
Com. Your temples burned in their cement ; and
Men. Pray now, your news ?-
Men. You have made good work,
Com. He will shake
Men. As Hercules
work! Bru. But is this true, sir?
Com. Ay; and you'll look pale Before you find it other. All the regions Do smilingly revolt ; and, who resist, Are only mock'd for valiant ignorance, And perish constant fools. Who is’t can blame him? Your enemies, and his, find something in him.
Men. We are all undone, unless The noble man have mercy.
Com. Who shall ask it ? The tribunes cannot do't for shame; the people Deserve such pity of him, as the wolf Does of the shepherds : for his best friends, if they Should say, Be good to Rome, they charg'd him even As those should
do that had deserv'd his hate, And therein show'd like enemies.
Men. 'Tis true :
 Occupation is here used for mechanicks, men occupied in daily busi. Ress.
MAL.  To smell of garlick was once such a brand of vulgarity, that garlick was a food forbidden to an ancient order of Spanish knights, mentioned by Guevara. JOHNS.To smell of leeks was no less a mark of vulgarity among the Roman people in the time of Juvenal. Sat. iii.
.........quis tecum sectile porom
Sutor, et elixi vervecis labra comedit ? STEEV.  An allusion to the apples of the Hesperides, STEEV.
If he were putting to my house the brand
Com. You have brought
Tri. Say not, we brought it.
Men. How! Was it we? We lov'd him; but, like beasts,
Com. But, I fear
Enter a troop of Citizens.
Cit. 'Faith, we hear fearful news.
2 Cit. And so did I.
3 Cit. And so did I; and, to say the truth, so did very many of us : That we did, we did for the best : and though we willingly consented to his banishment, yet it was against our will.
Com. You are goodly things, you voices !
Men. You have made Good work, you and your cry !-Shall us to the capitol ?
Com. O, ay ; what else? [Exe. Com. and MENEN. Sic. Go, masters, get you home, be not dismay'd ;
 As they hooted at his departure, they will roar at his return; as he went out with scoffs, he will come back with lamentations. JOHNS.
These are a side, that would be glad to have ·
1 Cit. The gods be good to us ! Come, masters, let's home. I ever said, we were i'the wrong, when we banished him.
2 Cit.So did we all. But come,let's home. [Ex.Citizens. Bru. I do not like this news. Sic. Nor I. Bru. Let's to the Capitol.-'Would, half my wealth Would buy this for a lie ! Sic. Pray, let us go.
SCENE VII, A Camp, at a small distance from Rome. Enter Aufidius, and
his Lieutenant. Auf. Do they still fly to the Roman ?
Lieu. I do not know what witchcraft's in him ; but
Auf. I cannot help it now ;
Lieu. Yet I wish, sir,
Auf. I understand thee well ; and be thou sure,
Lieu. Sir, I beseech you, think you he'll carry Rome?