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CÆSAR

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TRAGEDY.

Printed in the YEAR 1709.

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Ulius Cæfar.
Octavius Cæfar,

M. Antony
Brutus,
Cassius,
Caska,
Trebonius,
Ligarius,

Conspirators against Julius
Decius Brutus, Cæfar.
Metellus Cimber,
Cinna,
Flavius,
Murellus,
Artimedorus, a Soeth-Jayer.
Meslala,
Titinius,
Cinna, the Poet.
Lucius, Servant to Brutus.

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} Friends to Brutus and Caffius.

Calphurnia, Wife to Cæfar.
Portia, Wife to Brutus.

Plebeians, Guards and Attendants.

SCENE for the three first Atts' and be

ginning of the Fourth in Rome, for the remainder of the Fourth near Sardis, for the Fifth in the Fields of Philippi.

JULIUS CÆSAR.

ACT I. SCENE I.

S CE N E Rome.

Enter Flavius, Murellus, and certain Commoners

over the Stage.

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FLAVIUS.
ENCE; Home you idle Creatures, get you

home;
Is this a Holy-day? What, krow you not,
Being Mechanical, you ought not walk
Upon a labouring Day, without the Sign

Of your Profession? Speak,whatTrade art thou?
Car. Why Sir, a Carpenter.

Mur. Where is thy Leather Apron, and thy Rule?
What dost thou with thy best Apparel on?
You Sir, what Trade are you?

Cob. Truly Sir, in refpe&t of a fine Workman, I am buc as you would say, a Cobler.

Mur. But what Trade art thou? answer me dire&ly.

Cob. A Trade, Sir, that I hope I may use with a safe Conscience, which is indeed, Sir, a mender of bad Soals,

Flav. What Trade, thou Knave? thou haughty Knave, what Trade?

Cob. Nay, I beseech you, Sir, be not out with me; yet if you be out, Sir, I can mend

you. Mur. What mean'st thou by that? Mend me, thou fawcy Fellow? . Cob. Why, Sir, Cobble you. : Flav. Thou art a Cobler, art thou?

Cob;

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