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Alarum. Enter Antony, and Scarus wounded. Scar. O my brave Emperor, this is fought indeed; Had we done so at first, we had droven them home With clouts about their heads.
Ant. Thou bleed'ft apace.
Scar. I had a wound here that was like a T, But now 'tis made an H.
Ant. They do retire.
Scar. We'll beat 'em into bench-holes; I have yet Room for six scorches more.
Enter Eros. Eros. They're beaten, Sir, and our advantage serves For a fair victory.
Scar. Let us score their backs,
Ant. I will reward thee,
[Exeunt. Alarum. Enter Antony again in a March, Scarus with others.
Ant. We've beat him to his camp; run one before, And let the Queen know of our * 'gests ;'to-morrow Before the sun thall see's, we'll spill the blood That has to-day escap'd. I thank you all ; For doughey-handed are you, and have fought Not as you serv'd s'my cause, but as't had been Each man's like mine ; you've shewn your selves all Heators. Enter the city, clip your wives, your friends, Tell them your feats, whilst they with joyful tears Wath the congealment from your wounds, and kiss The honour'd gathes whole. Give me thy hand,
Enter ? Come thee on. 4 guests ; . . old edit. Wark. emend.
3 Come on.
Cleo. Lord of lords,
Ant. My nightingale,
Cleo. I'll give thee, friend,
Ant. He has desery'd it, were it carbuncled
(a) The word Faiery here is to be understood in the sense of inchantress which it often carries in the old Romances.
Warburton. 6 our younger brown, 7 favouring ...old edit. Theob, emend.
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We must return to th’ court of guard ; the night
I Watch. This last day was
Æno. O bear me witness, night?
Æno. Be witness to me, O thou blessed moon,
3 Watch. Peace; Hark further.
Æno. Oh sovereign mistress of true melancholy,
(Dies. I Watch. Let's speak to him.
Cent. Let's hear him, for the things he speaks May concern Cafar.
2 Walch 8 dispunge
2 Watch. Let's do so, but he neeps.
Cent. Swoons rather, for so bad a prayer as his
I Watch. Go we to him.
[Drums afar off Hark how the drums 9 din early wakes the sleepers: Let's bear him to the court of guard; he is
Our hour is fully out. 2 Watch. Come ''on, He may recover yet.
. T .
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Between the two Camps.
. Scar. For both, my Lord.
Ant. I would they'd fight i’ th' fire, or in the air,
Order for sea is given,
[Exeunt. Enter Cæsar, and his Army. Cæf. 2/Not' being charg'd, we will be still by land, Which as I take't we 3 'Thall not ;' for his best force Is forth to man his gallies. To the vales, And hold our best advantage.
[Exeunt. [Ãlarum afar off, as at a sea-fight.
I on then,
Enter Antony and Scarus. Airt. Yet they're not join'd: Where yond pine stands, I shall discover all. I'll bring thee word straight, how 'cis like to go. [Exit.
Scar. Swallows have built In Cleopatra's fails their nests. The augurs Say, they know not — they cannot tell -- look grimly,
, And dare not speak their knowledge. Antony Is valiant, and dejected, and by starts His fretted fortunes give him hope and fear Of what he has, and has not.
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