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2 Sold. Belike 'tis but a rumour; good-night to you. 1 Sold.Well,Sir,good-night.[They meet with otherSoldiers, 2 Sold. Soldiers, have careful watch. I Sold. And you; good-night, good-night.
[They place themselves in every corner of the finge. 2 Sold. Here we; and if to-morrow Our navy thrive, I have an absolute hope Our landmen will stand up. 1 Sold. 'Tis a brave army, and full of purpose.
[Mufick of the hautboys is under the stage. 2 Sold. Peace, what noise ? I Sold. Lift, lift! 2 Sold. Hark! i Sold. Musick i'th' air.
3 Sold. Under the earth. It signs well, do's it not ?
2 Sold. No.
2 Sold. 'Tis the God Hercules, who loved Antony, Now leaves him.
i Sold. Walk, let's see if other watchmen Do hear what we do.
2 Sold. How now, masters?
i Sold. Follow the noise so far as we have quarter,
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. Cleo. Sleep a little. Ant. No, my chuck: Eros, come, mine armour, Eros. VOL. V.
s'Cleo. Nay, I'll help too.
Ant. What's this for? ah, let be, let be, thou art The armourer of my heart ; false, false ; this, this.
Cleo. Sooth-la I'll help: thus it must be.
Ant. Well, well,
6 Eros.' Briefly, Sir.
Ant. 7 Oh! rarely, rarely :
Enter an armed Soldier..
Sold. A thousand, Sir,
Enter Captains and Soldiers.
5 Cleo. Nay I'll help too, Antony.
Ant. 'Tis well blown, lads! This morning, like the spirit of a youth That means to be of note, begins betimes. So, fo; come, give me that. — this way well faid. Fare thee well, dame, whate'er becomes of me, This is a soldier's kiss : rebukeable, And worthy shameful check it were, to stand On more mechanick compliment; I'll leave thee Now, like a man of steel. You that will fight, Follow me close, I'll bring you to't: adieu. [Exeunt.
Char. Please * 'you retire to your chamber?
Cleo. Lead me:
Trumpets found. Enter Antony and Eros: an old Soldier
meeting them. ? 'Sold.' THE Gods make this a happy day to Antony !
Ant. Would thou and those thy scars had
once prevaila To make me fight at land!
Eros. Hadft thou done fo,
Ant. Who's gone this morning?
Sold, 8 you to retire Eros. , . . old edit. Tbirl. emend.
Eros. Sir, his chests and treasure
Ant. Is he gone?
Ant. Go, Eros, send his treasure after, do it,
S C E N E VI.
Cæsar's Camp. Enter Cæsar, Agrippa, with Ænobarbus, and Dolabella. Cas. Go forth, Agrippa, and begin the fight :
Our will is, Antony be took alive; Make it so known.
Agr. Cæfar, I shall.
Cæs. The time of universal peace is near ;
Enter a Messenger.
Cef. Go, charge, Agrippa ;
[Exeunt. £10. Alexas did revolt, and went to Jewry on Affairs of Antony; there did perswade Great Hlerod to incline himself to Cæfar, And leave his master Antony. For his pains
Cæfar hath hang'd him: Canidius and the rest
Enter a Soldier of Cæsar.
Æno. I give it you.
Sold. Mock me not, Ænobarbus,
S с Ε Ν Ε VII.
Before the Walls of Alexandria.
Etire, we have engag'd our selves too far:
Cæsar himself has work, 'our opposition Exceeds what we expected.
[Exit. Z 3
Alarum. 2 and our oppreffion