Antony and Cleopatra

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Page 34 - Yare, yare, good Iras; quick. — Methinks, I hear Antony call; I see him rouse himself To praise my noble act; I hear him mock The luck of Caesar, which the gods give men To excuse their after wrath: Husband, I come: Now to that name my courage prove my title ! I am fire, and air; my other elements I give to baser life.
Page 76 - So many mermaids, tended her i' the eyes, And made their bends adornings ; at the helm A seeming mermaid steers ; the silken tackle Swell with the touches of those flower-soft hands, That yarely frame the office.
Page 77 - Never ; he will not. Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety ; other women cloy The appetites they feed, but she makes hungry Where most she satisfies ; for vilest things Become themselves in her, that the holy priests Bless her when she is riggish.
Page 194 - Now to that name my courage prove my title ! I am fire and air ; my other elements I give to baser life. So ; have you done ? Come then, and take the last warmth of my lips. Farewell, kind Charmian ; Iras, long farewell.
Page 38 - NAY, but this dotage of our general's O'erflows the measure : those his goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars, now bend, now turn, The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front...
Page 163 - Eros ! — I come, my queen : — Eros ! — Stay for me ; Where souls do couch on flowers, we'll hand in hand, And with our sprightly port make the ghosts gaze : Dido and her ^Eneas shall want troops, And all the haunt be ours.
Page 132 - The loyalty well held to fools does make Our faith mere folly : yet he that can endure To follow with allegiance a fall'n lord Does conquer him that did his master conquer, And earns a place i* the story.
Page 28 - Noblest of men, woo't die ? Hast thou no care of me ? shall I abide In this dull world, which in thy absence is No better than a sty ? O, see, my women, [Antony dies. The crown o
Page 198 - Of easy ways to die. — Take up her bed ; And bear her women from the monument : — She shall be buried by her Antony : No grave upon the earth shall clip in it A pair so famous.
Page 39 - Of the ranged empire fall! Here is my space. Kingdoms are clay; our dungy earth alike Feeds beast as man; the nobleness of life Is to do thus; when such a mutual pair [Embracing.] And such a twain can do't, in which I bind, On pain of punishment, the world to weet We stand up peerless.

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