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Carries beyond belief.
Sol. While he was yet in Rome,
Can. Who's his lieutenant, hear you?
Enter a Messenger.
Can. With news the time's in labour, and throes forth Each mninute, fome.
Cla The prescript of this scroul : our fortune lyes Upon this jump
[Exeuntil ne Enter Antony and Enobarbus. Ant. Set we our squadrons on yond side o'th' hill, In
eye of Cæfar's battle; from which place We may the number of the ships behold, And fo proceed accordingly.
C Canidius, marching with his land army one way over the ind stage; and Taurus, the lieutenant of Cæfar, the other quay: after their going in, is heard the noise of a feafight. Alarum. Enter Enobarbus. Eno. Naught, naught, all naught, I can behold no inde longer;
C Th Antonias, the Ægyptian admiral, With all their fixty, fie, and turn the rudder: To see'i, mine eyes are blafted.
Enter Scarus. Scar. Gods and Goddesses,
All the whole Synod of them!
Eno, What's thy passion ?
Scar. The greater cantle of the world is loft
Eno. How appears the fight?
Scar: On our fide like the token'd peftilence, Where death is fure. Your ribauld nag of Ægypr, (Whom leprofie o'ertake!) i'th' midst o'th' fight,
When vantage like a pair of twins appear'd nes for Both as the same, or rather ours the elder ;) [Ex-The breeze upon her, like a cow in June, Hoists fails, and flies.
Eno. That I beheld :
eyes did ficken at the sight, and could not
Scar. She once being looft,
Leaving the fight in height, fies after her:
Experience, manhood, honour, ne'er before
Did violate so itself.
Oh, he has given example for our flight, 2 fik Most grofly by his own.
Eno. Ay, are you thereabouts ? why then, good night, indeed.
Can. Toward Peloponnefus are they fled.
Scar. 'Tis easie to't.
Can. To Cesar will I render
The wounded chance of Antony, though my reason
Enter Antony, with Eros and other attendants. ·
I've a ship Laden with gold, take that, divide it; fie, And make your peace with Cesar.
Omnes. Fly! not we.
Ant. I've fled myself, and have instructed cowards To run, and shew their shoulders. Friends, be gone. I have myself resolu'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 raihness, and they them For fear and doating. Friends, be gone ; you shall Have letters from me to fome friends, that will Sweep your way for you. Pray you, look not sad, 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 ine, I pray, a little ; pray you now Nay, do so ; for, indeed, I've lost 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. Iras. Do, most dear Queen. Char. Do? why, what else? Cleo. Let me sit down; oh Juno ! Ant. No, no, no, no, no. Eros. See you here, Sir ! Ant. Oh fie, fie, fie. Char, Madam
Iras. Madam, oh good Empress !
Ant. Yes, my lord, yes; he at Philippi kept
Cleo. Ah, stand by.
Iras. Go to him, Madam, speak to him,
Cleo. Well then, sustain me ; oh!
Eros. Most noble Sir, arise, the Queen approaches; Her head's declin'd, and death will seize her, but Your comfort makes the rescue.
Ant. I have offended reputation ; A most unnoble (werving
Eros. Sir, the Queen.
Ant. O whither haft thou led me, Ægypt? see,
Cleo. Oh, my lord, my lord ;
Ant. Ægypt, thou knew't too well,
Cleo. Oh, my pardon.
Ant. Now I must
Cas. LEK now you him?
Obey it on all cause.
Cleo. O, pardon, pardon.
Ant. Fall not a tear, I fay; one of them rates
[Exeunt. SCENE changes to Cæsar's Camp. Enter Cæfar, Agrippa, Dolabella, Thyreus, with others.
E T him appear, that's come from Antony.
Enter Ambasador from Antony.
Cal; Approach and speak.
Cel. Be't fo, declare thine office,
Amb. Lord of his fortunes he falutes thee, and
Caf. For Antony,