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Is shiny; and, they say, we shall embattle
By the second hour i' the morn.

2d Sold. This last day was

A shrewd one to us.

Eno. O, bear me witness, night,

3d Sold. What man is this?

2d Sold. Stand close, and list to him.

Eno. Be witness to me, O thou blessed moon,

When men revolted shall upon record

Bear hateful memory, poor Enobarbus did
Before thy face repent!-

1st Sold. Enobarbus !

Sd Sold. Peace;

Hark further.

Eno. O sovereign mistress of true melancholy,
The poisonous damp of night disponge upon me;
That life, a very rebel to my will,

May hang no longer on me: Throw my heart
Against the flint and hardness of my fault;

Which, being dried with grief, will break to powder,
And finish all foul thoughts. O Antony,

Nobler than my revolt is infamous,

Forgive me in thine own particular;

But let the world rank me in register

A master-leaver, and a fugitive:

O Antony! O Antony!

2d Sold. Let's speak

To him.

[Dies.

1st Sold. Let's hear him, for the things he speaks May concern Cæsar.

3d Sold. Let's do so. But he sleeps.

1st Sold. Swoons rather; for so bad a prayer as his

Was never yet for sleeping.

2d Sold. Go we to him.

Sd Sold. Awake, awake, sir; speak to us.

3d Sold. Hear you, sir?

1st Sold. The hand of death hath raught him. Hark,

the drums

[Drums afar off.

Demurely wake the sleepers. Let us bear him

To the court of guard; he is of note our hour
Is fully out.

3d Sold. Come on then;

He may recover yet.

[Exeunt with the Body.

SCENE X.-Between the two Camps.

Enter ANTONY and SCARUS, with Forces, marching. Ant. Their preparation is to-day by sea;

We please them not by land.

Scar. For both, my lord.

Ant. I would, they'd fight i' the fire, or in the air;
We'd fight there too. But this it is; Our foot
Upon the hills adjoining to the city,

Shall stay with us: order for sea is given;
They have put forth the haven: Further on,
Where their appointment we may best discover,
And look on their endeavour.

[Exeunt.

Enter CESAR, and his Forces, marching.
Cas. But being charg'd, we will be still by land,
Which, as I take't, we shall; for his best force

Is forth to man his gallies. To the vales,
And hold our best advantage.

[Excunt.

Re-enter ANTONY and SCARUS.

Ant. Yet they're not join'd: Where yonder pine

does stand,

I shall discover all: I'll bring thee word

Straight, how 'tis like to go.

Scar. Swallows have built

In Cleopatra's sails their nests: the augurers

[Exit.

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.

Alarum afar off, as at a Sea Fight.

Re-enter ANTONY.

Ant. All is lost;

This foul Egyptian hath betrayed me :

My fleet hath yielded to the foe; and yonder
They cast their caps up, and carouse together

Like friends long lost.-Triple-turn'd whore! 'tis thou
Hast sold me to this novice; and my heart
Makes only wars on thee.-Bid them all fly;
For when I am reveng'd upon iny charm,

I have done all :-Bid them all fly, be gone.

[Exit SCARUS.

O sun, thy uprise shall I see no more :
Fortune and Antony part here; even here

Do we shake hands. All come to this?-The hearts
That spaniel'd me at heels, to whom I gave

Their wishes, do discandy, melt their sweets

On blossoming Cæsar; and this pine is bark'd,
That overtopp'd them all. Betray'd I am :
O this false soul of Egypt! this grave charm,-

Whose eye beck'd forth my wars, and call'd them home;
Whose bosom was my crownet, my chief end,

Like a right gipsy, hath, at fast and loose,

Beguil'd me to the very heart of loss.-
What, Eros, Eros!

Enter CLEOPATRA.

Ah, thou spell! Avaunt.

Cleo. Why is my lord enrag'd against his love?
Ant. Vanish; or I shall give thee thy deserving,
And blemish Cæsar's triumph. Let him take thee,
And hoist thee up to the shouting plebeians:
Follow his chariot, like the greatest spot
Of all thy sex; most monster-like, be shown
For poor'st diminutives, to dolts; and let
Patient Octavia plough thy visage up

With her prepared nails. [Exit CLEO.] 'Tis well thou'rt

gone,

If it be well to live: But better 'twere

Thou fell'st into my fury, for one death

Might have prevented many.-Eros, ho !—
The shirt of Nessus is upon me: Teach me,
Alcides, thou mine ancestor, thy rage:

Let me lodge Lichas on the horns o' the moon;

And with those hands, that grasp'd the heaviest club,
Subdue my worthiest self. The witch shall die;

To the Roman boy she hath sold me, and I fall
Under this plot: she dies for't.-Eros, ho!

[Exit.

SCENE XI.-Alexandria, A Room in the Palace.

Enter CLEOPATRA, CHARMIAN, IRAS, and MARDIAN. Cleo. Help me, my women! O, he is more mad Than Telamon for his shield; the boar of Thessaly Was never so emboss'd.

Char. To the monument;

There lock yourself, and send him word you are dead. The soul and body rive not more in parting,

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Mardian, go tell him I have slain myself;
Say, that the last I spoke was, Antony,
And word it, pr'ythee, piteously: Hence,
Mardian; and bring me how he takes my death.
To the monument.

[Exeunt.

SCENE XII.-The same. Another Room.

Enter ANTONY and EROS.

Ant. Eros, thou yet behold'st me?

Eros. Ay, noble lord.

Ant. Sometime, we see a cloud that's dragonish;

A vapour, sometime, like a bear, or lion,

A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock,

A forked mountain, or blue promontory

With trees upon't, that nod unto the world,

And mock our eyes with air: Thou hast seen these

signs;

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