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Enter a Mesenger. Mer. The Emperor calls Canidius. Can. With news the time's in labour, and throes
forth, Each minute, fome.
(Exeunt. Ènter Cæsar, with his army marching. Cel. Taurus? Taur. My lord. Cæs. Strike not by land. Keep whole, provoke not
battel, 'Till we have done at sea. Do not exceed The prescript of this scroul : our fortune lyes Upon this jump.
[Exeunt. Enter Antony and Enobarbus. Ant. Set we our squadrons on yond lide o'th hill, In eye of Cefar's bacile ; from which place We may the number of the ships behold, And so proceed accordingly.
[Exeunt. Canidius, marching
marching with his land-army one way over the Aage; and Taurus, the lieutenant of Cæfar, the other way: after their going in, is heard the noisé of a feafight. Alarum. Enter Enobarbus. Eno. Naught, riaught; all ņaught, I can behold no
Eno. What's thy passion?
Scar. The greater cantle of the world is loft
Scar. On our side like the token'd peftilence,
Eno. That I behold:
Scar. She once being looft,
Eno. Ay, are you thereabouts ? why then, good night, indeed.
Can. Toward Peloponnefus are they fled.
Scar. 'Tis easie co's.
Gan. To Cefar will I render
Eno. I'll yet follow The wounded chance of Antony, though my reason şits in the wind against me. [Ěxeant, severally.
Enter Antony, with Eros and other attendants, Ant. Hark, the land bids me tread no more upon't, It is alham'd to bear me, Friends, comę hicher,
I am So lated in the world, that I
Omnes. Fly! not we.
Ant. I've fled my self, and have instructed cowards To run, and thew their shoulders. Friends, be gone. I have my self resolv'd upon a course, Which has no need of
gone, My treasure's in the harbour. Take it , I follow'd That I blush to look upon ; My very hairs do mutiny; for the white Reprove the brown for rashness, and they them For fear and doating. Friends, be gone; you shall Have letters from me to some friends, that will Sweep your way for you. Pray you, look not fad, Nor make replies of lothness; take the hint, Which my despair proclaims. Let them be left, Which leave themselves. To the sea-side straight-way: I will possess you of that ship and treasure. Leave me, I pray, a little; pray you now Nay, do so ; for, indeed, I've loft command. Therefore, I pray you I'll see you by and by.
[Sits down, Enter Cleopatra, led by Charmian and Iras, to Antony.
Eros. Nay, gentle madam, to him, comfort him.
Ant. Yes, my lord, yes ; he at Philippi kept
Dealt on lieutenantry, and no practice had
Cleo. Ah, stand by.
Iras. Go to him, Madam, speak to him,
Cleo. Well then, sustain me; oh!
Eros. Moft noble Sir, arise, the Queen approaches ; Her head's declin'd, and death will Teize her, but Your comfort makes the rescue.
Ant. I have offended reputation; A most unnoble swerving
Eros. Sir, the Queen.
Ant. O whither hast thou led me, Ægypt ? see,
Cleo. Oh, my lord, my lord;
Ant. Ægypt, thou knew'ft too well,
Cleo. Oh, my pardon.
Ant. Now I'must
Cleo. O, pardon, pardon.
Ant. Fall not a tear, I say ; one of them rates
Love, I am full of lead; some wine,
[Exčunt. SCENE changes to Cæfar's Camp. Britei Cæsar, Agrippa; Dolabella, Thyteus, with orbers. Cas. Lekobim appräng that's come from Antony.
Dol. Cæfar, 'tis his Schoolmaster; .
Enter Ambassador from Antony.
Amb. Such as I am, I come from Antony ;
Cef. Be’t so, declare thine office.
Amb. Lord of his fortunes he salutes thee, and
Cef. For Antony,
Amb. Fortune pursue thee!