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Only the adulterous Antony, most large
Is it so, sir?
Antony's camp, near the promontory of Actium.
Enter Cleopatra and Enobarbus.
Cleo. I will be even with thee, doubt it not.
Well, is it, is it?
Eno. (Aside.] Well, I could reply:-
What is't you say?
• Government. $ Forbid.
+ Harlot. | Threatens.
Sink Rome; and their tongues rot,
Nay, I have done:
Enter Antony and Canidius.
Is't not strange, Canidias,
Cleo. Celerity is never more admir'd,
A good rebuke,
By sea ! What else?
Fort he dares us to't.
Can. Ay, and to wage this battle at Pharsalia,
Your ships are not well mann'd:
By sea, by sea.
• Take, subdue.
Mule-driyers. | Ready.
Eno. Most worthy sir, you therein throw away
I'll fight at sea.
Enter a Messenger.
Mess. The news is true, my lord; he is descried; Cæsar has taken Toryne.
Ant. Can he be there in person? 'tis impossible; Strange, that his power should bet.- Canidius, Our nineteen legions thou shalt hold by lavd, And our twelve thousand horse:- We'll to our ship;
Enter a Soldier. Away, my Thetis !!-How now, worthy soldier?
Sold. O noble emperor, do not fight by sea;
Well, well, away.
+ Strange that his forces should be there.
Sold. By Hercules, I think, I am i'the right.
You keep by land
Can. Marcus Octavius, Marcus Justeius, Publicola, and Cælius, are for sea : But we keep whole by land. This speed of Cæsar's Carries beyond belief. Sold.
While he was yet in Rome, His powert went out in such distractions t, as Beguil'd all spies. Can.
Who's his lieutenant, hear you? Sold. They say, one Taurus. Can.
Well I know the man.
Enter a Messenger. Aless. The emperor calls for Canidius. Can. With news the time's with labour; and
throesg forth, Each minute, some.
A plain near Actium.
Enter Cæsar, Taurus, Officers, and Others.
Strike not by land; keep whole : Piovoke not battle, till we have done at sea.
+ Forces. Detachments, separate bodies.
Do not exceed the prescript of this scroll :
Enter Antony and Enobarbus. Ant. Set we our squadrons on yon' side o'the hill, In eget of Cæsar's battle; from which place We may the number of the ships behold, And so proceed accordingly.
Enter Canidius, marching with his land army one
way over the stage ; and Taurus, the Lieutenant of Cæsar, the other way. After their going in, is heard the noise of a sea fight.
Alarum. Re-enter Enobarbus.
Enter Scarus. Scar.
Gods, and goddesses, All the whole synod of them! Eno.
What's thy passion ? Scar. The greater cantles of the world is lost With very ignorance; we have kiss'd away Kingdoms and provinces. Eno.
How appears the fight? Scur. On our side like the token's || pestilence, Where death is sure. Yon' ribald-rid nag of Egypt, Whom leprosy o'ertake! i' the midst o'the fight,When vantage like a pair of twins appear'd, Both as the same, or rather ours the elder**,
+ Sight. # Name of Cleopatra's ship.
Corner. || Spotted.
Lewd, common strumpet. *Better.