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So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up
Oct. According to his virtue, let us use him
Friends to ANTONY.
Friends to CÆSAR.
Friends to POMPEY.
on CLEOPATRA. A Soothsayer. A Clown.
CLEOPATRA, Queen of Egypt.
SCENE.-Dispersed; in several parts of the Roman Empire.
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA.
SCENE I.-ALEXANDRIA. A Room in CLEOPATRA'S
Enter DEMETRIUS and PHILO. Phi. Nay, but this dotage of our general's O’erflows the measure: those his goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars, now bend, now turn The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front: his captain's heart, Which in the scuffles of great fights hath burst The buckles on his breast, reneges all temper, And is become the bellows and the fan To cool a gipsy's lust. [Flourish within.] Look where
they come: Take but good note, and you shall see in him The triple pillar of the world transform'd Into a strumpet's fool: behold and see ! Enter ANTONY and CLEOPATRA, with their Trains; Eunuchs
fanning her. Cleo. If it be love indeed, tell me how much. Ant. There's beggary in the love that can be reckon'd. Cleo. I'll set a bourn how far to be belov'd. Ant. Then must thou needs find out new heaven, new
Enter an Attendant. Att. News, my good lord, from Rome. Ant.
Grates me :-the sum. Cleo. Nay, hear them, Antony: Fulvia perchance is angry; or, who knows If the scarce-bearded Cæsar have not sent His powerful mandate to you, Do this or this ;