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He shall not hear thee; or, from Cæsar's camp
Ant. What say'st thou?
He is with Cæsar.
Eros. Sir, his chests and treasure
He has not with him.
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 ! [Exeunt.
Enter Cesar, with Agrippa, Enobarbus, and
Oct. Go forth, Agrippa, and begin the fight:
Our will is, Antony be took alive;
Make it so known.
Agrip. Cæsar, I shall.
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.
Is come into the field.
Oct. Go, charge Agrippa
Plant those that have revolted in the van;
[Exeunt CESAR and Train.
Enob. Alexas did revolt: he went to Jewry, on
And leave his master Antony: for this pains,
Enter a Soldier.
Sold. Enobarbus, Antony
Hath after thee sent all thy treasure, with
Enob. I give it you.
Sold. I mock not, Enobarbus,
I tell you true: Best you see safe the bringer
Continues still a Jove.
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 pay'd
My better service, when my turpitude
Thou dost so crown with gold! This bows my
I fight against thee! no: I will
My latter part of life.
Gates of Alexandria.
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,
Enter the city, clip your wives, your friends,
Enter Cleopatra, attended.
To this great fairy I'll commend thy acts,
Make her thanks bless thee. O thou day o'th' world, Chain mine arm'd neck; leap thou, attire and all, Through proof of harness to my heart, and there Bide on the pants triumphing.
Cleo. Lord of lords,
O infinite virtue, com'st thou smiling from
Ant. My nightingale,
We have beat them to their beds. What, girl? though grey
Do something mingle with our brown; yet have we
Cleo. I'll give thee, friend,
An armour all of gold; it was a king's.
Ant. He has deserv'd it, were it carbuncled
Like holy Phaebus' car.—Give me thy hand;—
Bear our hack'd targets like the men that owe them :
To camp this host, we all would sup together;
That heaven and earth may strike their sounds to
Applauding our approach.
Hills without the City.
Enter Antony, and Diomede, with Forces, marching.
Ant. Their preparation is to-day for sea;
We please them not by land.
Diom. For both, my lord.
Ant. I would, they'd fight i'the fire, or i'the air;
Shall stay with us: order for sea is given;
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.
Enter Antony and DIOMEDE.
Ant. Yet they're not join'd: Where yonder pine
I shall discover all: I'll bring thee word
Diom. Swallows have built
In Cleopatra's sails, their nests: the augurers
Is valiant, and dejected; and, by starts,
His fretted fortunes give him hope, and fear,
Enter Antony, hastily.
Ant. All is lost;
This foul Egyptian hath betrayed me:
[Shouts afar off.
My fleet hath yielded to the foe; and yonder
Like friends long lost.—Triple-turn'd whore! 'tis thou