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Who having some advantage on Octavius,
Enter Pindarus. Pin. Fly further off, my lord, Ay further off ; Mark Antony is in your tents, my lord ! Fly therefore, noble Cassius, fly far off. Cas. This hill is far enough. Look, look, Titi.
nius; Are those my tents, where I perceive the fire ?
Tit. They are, my lord. Cas
Titinius, if thou lov'st me, Mount thou my horse, and hide thy spurs in him, Till he have brought thee up to yonder troops, And here agaib : that I may rest assur'd, Whether yond' troops are friend or enemy. Tit. I will be here again, even with a thought.
(Exit. Cas. Go, Pindarus, get higher on that hill; My sight was ever thick; regard Titinius, And tell me what thou not'st about the field.
Pin. (Above.] O my lord!
Pin. Titinius is
(Shout. They shout for joy. Cas.
Come down, behold no more.
Come hither, sirrah :
(Dies. Pin. So, I am free ; yet would not so have been, Durst I have done my will. O Cassius ! Far from this country Pindarus shall run, Where never Roman shall take note of him.
[Exit. Re-enter Titinius, with Messala. Mes. It is but change, Titinius; for Octavius Is overthrown by noble Brutus' power,
power, As Cassius' legions are by Antony.
Tit. These tidings will well comfort Cassius.
No, this was he, Messala, But Cassius is no more..O setting sun ! As in thy red rays thou dost sink to night, So in his red blood Cassius' day is set; The sun of Rome is set! Our day is gone; Clouds, dews, and dangers come; our deeds are
done! Mistrust of my success hath done this deed.
Mes. Mistrust of good success hath done this
deed. O hateful error, melancholy's chi Why dost thou show to the apt thoughts of men, The things that are not? O error, soon conceiv'd, Thou never com'st unto a happy birth, But kill'st the mother that engender'd thee.
Tit. What, Pindarus! Where art thou, Pindarus? Mes. Seek him, Titinius: whilst I go to meet The poble Brutus, thrusting this report Into his ears: I may say, thrusting it; For piercing steel, and darts envenomed. Shall be as welcome to the ears of Brutus, As tidings of this sight. Tit. .
Hie you, Messala, And I will seek for Pindarus the while.
Alarum. Re-enter Messala, with Brutus, young
Cato, Strato, Volumnius, and Lucilius.
Bru. Where, where, Messala, doth his body lie?
He is slain.
Thy spirit walks abroad, and turns our swords
Bru. Are yet two Romans living such as these? The last of all the Romans, fare thee well! It is impossible, that ever Rome Should breed thy fellow.-Friends, I owe more tears To this dead man, thay you shall see me pay. I shall find time, Cassius, I shall find time.Come, therefore, and to Thassos send his body; His funeral shall not be in our camp, Lest it discomfort us.Lucilius, come;And come, young Cato; let us to the field. Labeo, and Flavius, set our battles on : 'Tis three o'clock; and, Romans, yet ere night We shall try fortune in a second fight.
Another part of the field."
Alarum. Enter fighting, Soldiers of both armies ;
then Brutus, Cato, Lucilius, and others. Bru. Yet, countrymen, o, yet hold up your
heads! Cato. What bastard doth not? Who will go with
(Charges the enemy. Bru. And I am Brutus, Marcus Brutus, I; Brutus, my country's friend; know me for Brutus.
Exit, charging the enemy. Cato is over
powered, and falls.
Luc. O young and noble Cato, art thou down?
1 Sold. Yield, or thou diest.
Ouly I yield to die: There is so much that thou wilt kill me straight;
(Offering money. Kill Brutus, and be honour'd in his death,
1 Sold. We must not.-A noble prisoner! 2 Sold. Room, ho! Tell Antony, Brutus is ta'en. 1 Sold. I'll tell the news,-Here comes the gene
Ant. Where is he?
Luc. Safe, Antony; Brutus is safe enough: