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Enter ANTONY. Brutus is ta’en, Brutus is ta’en, my lord.
Ant. Where is he ?
Lucil. Safe, Antony; Brutus is safe enough :
Ant. This is not Brutus, friend; but, I assure you,
SCENE V.- Another part of the Field.
Bru. Come, poor remains of friends, rest on this rock. 760. Cli. Statilius showed the torch-light; but, my lord, He came not back; he is or ta’en, or slain.
Bru. Sit thee down, Clitus : Slaying is the word ;
Cli. What, I, my lord ? No, not for all the world.
Cli. I'll rather kill myself. 765. Bru. Hark thee, Dardanius!
Cli. What ill request did Brutus make to thee? 770. Dar. To kill him, Clitus. Look, he meditates.
Cli. Now is that noble vessel full of grief,
Bru. Come hither, good Volumnius ; list a word.
Bru. Why, this, Volumnius :
I know my hour is come. 775. Vol. Not so, my lord.
Bru. Nay, I am sure it is, Volumnius.
It is more worthy to leap in ourselves
Vol. That's not an office for a friend, my lord. [Alarum still.
Bru. Farewell to you ;-and you ;—and you, Volumnius.
[Alarum. Cry within ; Fly, fly, fly. 780. Cli. Fly, my lord, fly. · Bru. Hence; I will follow.
[Exeunt CLITUS, DARDANIUS, and VOLUMNIUS.
Stra. Give me your hand first : Fare you well, my lord.
Bru. Farewell, good Strato.—Cæsar, now be still:
[He runs on his sword and dies. Alarum.-Retreat. Enter OCTAVIUS, ANTONY, MESSALA,
LUCILIUS, and their Army.
Stra. Free from the bondage you are in, Messala;
Lucil. So Brutus should be found. I thank thee, Brutus,
Oct. All that served Brutus, I will entertain them.
Stra. Ay, if Messala will prefer me to you. 790. Oct. Do so, good Messala.
Mes. How died my master, Strato ?
Stra. I held the sword, and he did run on it.
Mes. Octavius, then take him to follow thee,
Ant. This was the noblest Roman of them all :
And say to all the world, This was a man ! 795. Oct. According to his virtue let us use him,
With all respect and rites of burial.
base, 147, 349.
bay, 349, 529, 530.
be- 390, 460.
bear hard, 105.
befall, 69, 708.
bestow, 139, 788.
break with, 182.
dear, 349, 360.
| gore, 426.
hand (at, in, on), 508.
heart's ease, 67.
himself, 56, 599.
humour, 105,205, 240,
in, 65, 122, 744.
| indirection, 551.