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He shall not hear thee; or, from Caesar's camp
Ant. What say'st thou?
Eros. Sir, his chests and treasure
Ant. Is he gone?
Diom. Most certain.
Ant. Go, Eros, send his treasure after; do it, Detain no jot of it, I charge thee: write to him (I will subscribe) gentle adieus, and greetings: Say, that I wish he never find more cause To change a master.—Oh, my fortunes have Corrupted honest men.—Despatch.—O Enobarbus!
Enter Cesar, with Agrippa, Enobarbus, and
Oct. Go forth, Agrippa, and begin the fight:
Agrip. Caesar, I shall. (Exit Agrippa.
Oct. The time of universal peace is near: Prove this a prosperous day, the three-nook'd world Shall bear the olive freely.
Enter an Officer.
Oct. Go, charge Agrippa
Enob. Alexas did revolt: he went to Jewry, on
Enter a Soldier.
Sold. Enobarbus, Antony
Enob. I give it you.
Sold. I mock not, Enobarbus, I tell you true: Best you see safe the bringer Out of the host; I must attend mine office, Or would have done't myself. Your emperor Continues still a Jove. [Exit Soldier,
Enob. I am alone the villain of the earth, And feel I am so most. O Antony, Thou mine of bounty, how wouldst thou have payM My better service, when my turpitude Thou dost so crown with gold! This bows my heart: If swift thought break it not, a swifter mean Shall outstrike thought; but thought will do't, I feel. I fight against thee! no: I will go seek
Some ditch, wherein to die; the foul'st best fits
My latter part of life. [Exit.
Enter Antony, marching; Diomede and Forces.
Ant. We have beat him to his camp;—Run one before, And let the queen know of our guests:—To-morrow, Before the sun shall see us, we'll spill the blood That has to-day escap'd. I thank you all; For doughty-handed are you; and have fought, Not as you serv'd the cause, but as't had been Each man's like mine; you have all shown you Hectors. Enter the city, clip your wives, your friends, Tell them your feats; whilst they with joyful tears Wash the congealment from your wounds, and kiss The honour'd gashes whole.—Give me thy hand;
Enter Cleopatra, attended.
To this great fairy I'll commend thy acts,
Cleo. Lord of lords,
Ant. My nightingale, We have beat them to their beds. What, girl?
Cleo. I'll give thee, friend,
Ant. He has deserv'd it, were it carbuncled
Hills without the City.
Enter Antony, and Diomede, with Forces,
Ant. Their preparation is to-day for sea;
Diom. For both, my lord.
Ant. I would, they'd fight i'the fire, or i'the air; We'd fight there too. But this it is: Our foot, Upon the hills adjoining to the city, Shall stay with us: order for sea is given; They have put forth the haven: Hie we on, Where their appointment we may best discover, And look on their endeavour. [Exeunt.
Enter Cesar and his Forces, marching.
Oct. But being charg'd, we will be still by land, Which, as I tak't, we shall; for his best force Is forth to man his gallies. To the vales. And hold our best advantage. [Exeunt.
Enter Antony and Diomede.
Ant. Yet they're not join'd: Where yonder pine does stand, I shall discover all: I'll bring thee word Straight, how 'tis like to go, [Exit.
Diom. Swallows have built In Cleopatra's sails, their nests: the augurers Say, they know not, they cannot tell; look grimly, And dare not speak their knowledge. Antony Is valiant, and dejected; and, by starts, His fretted fortunes give him hope, and fear, Of what he has, and has not. [Shouts afar off.
Enter Antony, hastily.
Ant. All is lost; This foul Egyptian hath betrayed me: My fleet hath yielded to the foe; and yonder They cast their caps up, and carouse together Like friends long lost.—Triple-turn'd whore! 'tis thou Hast sold me to this novice; and my heart Makes only wars on thee.—Bid them all fly; For when I am reveng'd upon my charm, G