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That ran through Cæfar's bowels, search this bosom.
s Enter Titinius, and Meffala.
Tit. Thele tidings will well comfort Caflius.
Tit. All disconfolate,
Mef. Is not that he, that lies upon the ground?
Tit. No this was he, Mefala,
4 P. and all after but C. bile for • Here begins scene s in P. H. W. biles.
and y No direction in the art f; the other + The aft f. funne; the 2d, fonnt ; fo's dire& Kills bim; R. and all after, the 3 and 4th and R.'s octavo, fors. except C. Kills bimself
Mes. Mistrust of good success hath done this deed.
Tit. » What, Pindarus! Where art thou, Pindarus?
Mes. Seek him, Titinius; whilft I go to meet
Tit. Hye you, Meffala ;
[Y Stabs himself, and dies,
* P. and all after except J. omit a. rection, mit C. Wby for Wbar.
y Stabs himself, and, omitted in the + The fo's and R. have not this di- fo's and Co
• Ewer Brutus, Messala, young Cato, Strato, Volumnias,
Bru. O Julius Cæfar, thou art mighty yet;
Cato. Brave Titinius!
Bru. Are yet two Romans living such as these?
2 All but C. before the entranec di- " restored the text, Tbalsos. Tharjus ject Alarum, which is improper here, " was a town of Cilicia, in Asia Minor: * Herc all but C. direct Los Ala and is it probable, Brutus could think
“ of sending Coffius's body thither out of The fo's and R. read wbere; P. and " Tbrace, where they were now inall after except C. if for wbe'r ; wber camp'd? I beffes, on the contrary, is C.'s emendation, wyber ber contracted. was a little isle lying close upon c 'The fo's, Tbe for Thou.
“ Tbrace, and at but a small distance d The uit and ad fo's, ao; the za “ from Pbilippi, to which the body and 4th, moe for more.
might very commodiously be trans• The fo's, R. and P. for Tbaffos read “ ported. Vid. Plutarcb, Appias, Dion Tþarfies. T. says, “ The whole tenor of “ Caffius, &c." T. " hiftory warrants us to write, as I have | All before P. funerals for fun:ab
Let it discomfort us... Lucilius, come;
* Another Part of the Field.
Alarwn. Enter, ' figlting, Soldiers of both Armies; then Bru
tus, * Messala, Cato, Lucilius, and Flavius, Bru. Yet, countrymen, O yet hold up your heads!
Cato. What bastard doth not :- Who will go with me? I will proclaim my name about the fieldI am the son of Marcus Cato, ho ! A foe to tyrants, and my country's friend; I am the son of Marcus Cato, ho !
[n charges the retiring enemy, Bru. And I am Brutus, Marcus Brutus, I; Brutas, my country's friend; know me for Brutus, [° charges them in another part, and exit, driving them in
The party charged by Cato, rally, and Cato falls,
The fo's, R. P. and T.'s octavo, Armies; eben, not in any edition before C. Labo for Laho.
C. omits Mof):la and Flavius out of h The it f. Flavie for Ilavius, this entrance; and, after Lucilius, adds, i This foene 7. in P. H. W. and J.
and Olbers. * The fo's and R. have no descrip * All but C. direct, Enter Soldiers and tion of the scene; P. and all after ex. figki. cept C describe it, The field of battel. o No direction in the ro's: All else
? Thc words, fiebring, Soldiers of tarb but C, direct only, Exir.
Lucil. O young and noble Cato, art thou down?
Sold. Yield, or thou dyeft.
[' 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. i ! Sold, I 'll tell the news—Here comes the general.
Enter Antony. Brutus is ta'en, Brutus is ta’en, my lord. Ant. Where is he?
[* they fhow Lucilius, Lucil. Safe, Antony, Brutus is safe enough: I dare assure thee, that no eneiny
P H. reads I only for Only 1. fitance of thy friends who fill want ito "W. supposes fomething loft before W. this line, and that as it stands it is uain. To which Heath answers, that the telligible : therefore thinks it appears sense is plain enough, without supposing probable, that when Lucilus had said, any thing loft, viz. There is so much Qrly I yield to die; the soldier, by a very money for thes, on condition that thoa natural curiosity, pertinently demanded, wilt kill me straight. Hearb in loça Wbeiber bere was yet mucb refiftance ex
· This direction put in by 7. ile part of ibe enerwy? To which Lucie s Lucilius here pretends that he is lius, who had a mind to die, as perti. Brutus, as a farther inducement to the pently answer'd,
foldier to kill him. There is so much, that thou wilt kill + After net C. inserts fir. me straight; i.e. so much resistance ftill U All but dire&t Antory to enter en foot, that thou wilt choose to rid me here. out of the way, that thou mayst go, with The fo's, R. and Pi's quarto, ibee out the embarras of prisoners, co the af. for thea
* This direction first given by G.