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Cassi. CASSIUS  
That you haue wrong'd me, doth appear in this:That you have wronged me doth appear in this; JC IV.iii.1
You haue condemn'd, and noted Lucius PellaYou have condemned and noted Lucius Pellanote (v.)brand with disgrace, stigmatize, publicly discreditJC IV.iii.2
For taking Bribes heere of the Sardians;For taking bribes here of the Sardians; JC IV.iii.3
Wherein my Letters, praying on his side,Wherein my letters, praying on his side, JC IV.iii.4
Because I knew the man was slighted off.Because I knew the man, were slighted off.slight off (v.)dismiss with contempt, put off disdainfullyJC IV.iii.5
Bru. BRUTUS  
You wrong'd your selfe to write in such a case.You wronged yourself to write in such a case. JC IV.iii.6
Cassi. CASSIUS  
In such a time as this, it is not meetIn such a time as this it is not meetmeet (adj.)fit, suitable, right, properJC IV.iii.7
That euery nice offence should beare his Comment.That every nice offence should bear his comment.nice (adj.)trivial, unimportant, slightJC IV.iii.8
comment (n.)criticism, objection, carping remark
Bru. BRUTUS  
Let me tell you Cassius, you your selfeLet me tell you, Cassius, you yourself JC IV.iii.9
Are much condemn'd to haue an itching Palme,Are much condemned to have an itching palm,itching palm
old form: Palme
avaricious disposition, desire for personal gain
JC IV.iii.10
condemn (v.)
old form: condemn'd
blame, criticize, censure
To sell, and Mart your Offices for GoldTo sell and mart your offices for goldmart (v.)sell, market, traffic inJC IV.iii.11
office (n.)role, position, place, function
To Vndeseruers.To undeservers. JC IV.iii.12.1
Cassi. CASSIUS  
I, an itching Palme?I an itching palm! JC IV.iii.12.2
You know that you are Brutus that speakes this,You know that you are Brutus that speak this, JC IV.iii.13
Or by the Gods, this speech were else your last.Or, by the gods, this speech were else your last. JC IV.iii.14
Bru. BRUTUS  
The name of Cassius Honors this corruption,The name of Cassius honours this corruption, JC IV.iii.15
And Chasticement doth therefore hide his head.And chastisement doth therefore hide his head. JC IV.iii.16
Cassi. CASSIUS  
Chasticement?Chastisement! JC IV.iii.17
Bru. BRUTUS  
Remember March, the Ides of March remẽber:Remember March, the ides of March remember.ides (n.)[Roman calendar] half-way point in a monthJC IV.iii.18
Did not great Iulius bleede for Iustice sake?Did not great Julius bleed for justice' sake? JC IV.iii.19
What Villaine touch'd his body, that did stab,What villain touched his body, that did stab, JC IV.iii.20
And not for Iustice? What? Shall one of Vs,And not for justice? What, shall one of us, JC IV.iii.21
That strucke the Formost man of all this World,That struck the foremost man of all this world JC IV.iii.22
But for supporting Robbers: shall we now,But for supporting robbers, shall we now JC IV.iii.23
Contaminate our fingers, with base Bribes?Contaminate our fingers with base bribes,base (adj.)dishonourable, low, unworthyJC IV.iii.24
And sell the mighty space of our large HonorsAnd sell the mighty space of our large honourslarge (adj.)high, great, extensiveJC IV.iii.25
For so much trash, as may be grasped thus?For so much trash as may be grasped thus?trash (n.)dirty moneyJC IV.iii.26
I had rather be a Dogge, and bay the Moone,I had rather be a dog, and bay the moon,bay (v.)bark at, howl atJC IV.iii.27
Then such a Roman.Than such a Roman. JC IV.iii.28.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
Brutus, baite not me,Brutus, bait not me;bait (v.)harass, persecute, tormentJC IV.iii.28.2
Ile not indure it: you forget your selfeI'll not endure it. You forget yourself, JC IV.iii.29
To hedge me in. I am a Souldier, I,To hedge me in. I am a soldier, I,hedge in (v.)restrict, confine, limitJC IV.iii.30
Older in practice, Abler then your selfeOlder in practise, abler than yourself JC IV.iii.31
To make Conditions.To make conditions.make (v.)draw up, arrange, agree toJC IV.iii.32.1
condition (n.)matter, affair, concern
Bru. BRUTUS 
Go too: you are not Cassius.Go to! You are not, Cassius. JC IV.iii.32.2
Cassi. CASSIUS 
I am.I am. JC IV.iii.33
Bru. BRUTUS 
I say, you are not.I say you are not. JC IV.iii.34
Cassi. CASSIUS  
Vrge me no more, I shall forget my selfe:Urge me no more, I shall forget myself;urge (v.)
old form: Vrge
provoke, incite, impel
JC IV.iii.35
Haue minde vpon your health: Tempt me no farther.Have mind upon your health; tempt me no further.tempt (v.)try, test, make trial ofJC IV.iii.36
health (n.)well-being, safety
Bru. BRUTUS 
Away slight man.Away, slight man!slight (adj.)worthless, insignificant, good-for-nothingJC IV.iii.37
Cassi. CASSIUS  
Is't possible?Is't possible? JC IV.iii.38.1
Bru. BRUTUS  
Heare me, for I will speake.Hear me, for I will speak. JC IV.iii.38.2
Must I giue way, and roome to your rash Choller?Must I give way and room to your rash choler?choler (n.)
old form: Choller
anger, rage, wrath
JC IV.iii.39
way (n.)entrance, access, path
room (n.)
old form: roome
place, space
Shall I be frighted, when a Madman stares?Shall I be frighted when a madman stares?stare (v.)glare, glower, look madlyJC IV.iii.40
fright (v.), past form frightedfrighten, scare, terrify
Cassi. O ye Gods, ye Gods, Must I endure all this?CASSIUS O ye gods, ye gods! Must I endure all this? JC IV.iii.41
Bru. BRUTUS  
All this? I more: Fret till your proud hart break.All this? Ay, more: fret till your proud heart break; JC IV.iii.42
Go shew your Slaues how Chollericke you are,Go show your slaves how choleric you are,choleric (adj.)
old form: Chollericke
irritable, angry, enraged
JC IV.iii.43
choleric (adj.)
old form: Chollericke
inclined to anger, hot-tempered, irascible
And make your Bondmen tremble. Must I bouge?And make your bondmen tremble. Must I budge?bondman (n.)bondsman, serf, slaveJC IV.iii.44
budge, bodge (v.)
old form: bouge
give way, retreat
Must I obserue you? Must I stand and crouchMust I observe you? Must I stand and crouchobserve (v.)
old form: obserue
humour, gratify, indulge
JC IV.iii.45
crouch (v.)bend low, bow down, cringe
Vnder your Testie Humour? By the Gods,Under your testy humour? By the gods,humour (n.)mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]JC IV.iii.46
testy (adj.)
old form: Testie
irritable, peevish, short-tempered
You shall digest the Venom of your SpleeneYou shall disgest the venom of your spleen,spleen (n.)
old form: Spleene
irritability, malice, bad temper
JC IV.iii.47
digest, disgest (v.)digest, swallow
Though it do Split you. For, from this day forth,Though it do split you; for, from this day forth,split (v.)break up, split in twoJC IV.iii.48
Ile vse you for my Mirth, yea for my LaughterI'll use you for my mirth, yea, for my laughter, JC IV.iii.49
When you are Waspish.When you are waspish. JC IV.iii.50.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
Is it come to this?Is it come to this? JC IV.iii.50.2
Bru. BRUTUS  
You say, you are a better Souldier:You say you are a better soldier: JC IV.iii.51
Let it appeare so; make your vaunting true,Let it appear so; make your vaunting true,vaunting (n.)boasting, braggingJC IV.iii.52
And it shall please me well. For mine owne part,And it shall please me well. For mine own part, JC IV.iii.53
I shall be glad to learne of Noble men.I shall be glad to learn of noble men.of (prep.)fromJC IV.iii.54
learn (v.)
old form: learne
be edified, receive instruction [from]
Cass. CASSIUS  
You wrong me euery way: / You wrong me Brutus:You wrong me every way; you wrong me, Brutus. JC IV.iii.55
I saide, an Elder Souldier, not a Better.I said an elder soldier, not a better;elder (n.)senior, superiorJC IV.iii.56
Did I say Better?Did I say better? JC IV.iii.57.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
If you did, I care not.If you did, I care not. JC IV.iii.57.2
Cass. CASSIUS  
When Casar liu'd, he durst not thus haue mou'd me.When Caesar lived, he durst not thus have moved me.move (v.)
old form: mou'd
move to anger, provoke, exasperate
JC IV.iii.58
Brut. BRUTUS  
Peace, peace, you durst not so haue tempted him.Peace, peace! You durst not so have tempted him.tempt (v.)try, test, make trial ofJC IV.iii.59
Cassi. CASSIUS 
I durst not.I durst not! JC IV.iii.60
Bru. BRUTUS 
No.No. JC IV.iii.61
Cassi. CASSIUS  
What? durst not tempt him?What, durst not tempt him? JC IV.iii.62.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
For your life you durst not.For your life you durst not. JC IV.iii.62.2
Cassi. CASSIUS  
Do not presume too much vpon my Loue,Do not presume too much upon my love; JC IV.iii.63
I may do that I shall be sorry for.I may do that I shall be sorry for. JC IV.iii.64
Bru. BRUTUS  
You haue done that you should be sorry for.You have done that you should be sorry for. JC IV.iii.65
There is no terror Cassius in your threats:There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats; JC IV.iii.66
For I am Arm'd so strong in Honesty,For I am armed so strong in honestyhonesty (n.)honour, integrity, uprightnessJC IV.iii.67
That they passe by me, as the idle winde,That they pass by me as the idle wind, JC IV.iii.68
Which I respect not. I did send to youWhich I respect not. I did send to yourespect (v.)pay attention to, heedJC IV.iii.69
For certaine summes of Gold, which you deny'd me,For certain sums of gold, which you denied me; JC IV.iii.70
For I can raise no money by vile meanes:For I can raise no money by vile means;vile, vild (adj.)shameful, contemptible, wretchedJC IV.iii.71
By Heauen, I had rather Coine my Heart,By heaven, I had rather coin my heart, JC IV.iii.72
And drop my blood for Drachmaes, then to wringAnd drop my blood for drachmas, than to wringdrachma (n.)Greek silver coin of varying but significant valueJC IV.iii.73
From the hard hands of Peazants, their vile trashFrom the hard hands of peasants their vile trashtrash (n.)dirty moneyJC IV.iii.74
By any indirection. I did sendBy any indirection. I did sendindirection (n.)devious means, malpracticeJC IV.iii.75
To you for Gold to pay my Legions,To you for gold to pay my legions. JC IV.iii.76
Which you deny'd me: was that done like Cassius?Which you denied me; was that done like Cassius? JC IV.iii.77
Should I haue answer'd Caius Cassius so?Should I have answered Caius Cassius so? JC IV.iii.78
When Marcus Brutus growes so Couetous,When Marcus Brutus grows so covetous, JC IV.iii.79
To locke such Rascall Counters from his Friends,To lock such rascal counters from his friends,rascal (adj.)
old form: Rascall
worthless, good-for-nothing
JC IV.iii.80
counter, compter (n.)[contemptuous] coin, bit of change
Be ready Gods with all your Thunder-bolts,Be ready, gods, with all your thunderbolts, JC IV.iii.81
Dash him to peeces.Dash him to pieces! JC IV.iii.82.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
I deny'd you not.I denied you not. JC IV.iii.82.2
Bru. BRUTUS  
You did.You did. JC IV.iii.83.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
I did not. He was but a Foole / That brought I did not. He was but a fool that brought JC IV.iii.83.2
my answer back. Brutus hath riu'd my hart:That brought my answer back. Brutus hath rived my heart;rive (v.)
old form: riu'd
split, rend, cleave
JC IV.iii.84
A Friend should beare his Friends infirmities;A friend should bear his friend's infirmities; JC IV.iii.85
But Brutus makes mine greater then they are.But Brutus makes mine greater than they are. JC IV.iii.86
Bru. BRUTUS  
I do not, till you practice them on me.I do not, till you practise them on me.practise on / upon (v.)
old form: practice
work upon, act craftily with, make to operate
JC IV.iii.87
Cassi. CASSIUS  
You loue me not.You love me not. JC IV.iii.88.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
I do not like your faults.I do not like your faults. JC IV.iii.88.2
Cassi. CASSIUS  
A friendly eye could neuer see such faults.A friendly eye could never see such faults. JC IV.iii.89
Bru. BRUTUS  
A Flatterers would not, though they do appeareA flatterer's would not, though they do appear JC IV.iii.90
As huge as high Olympus.As huge as high Olympus.Olympus (n.)mountainous region of N Greece; the home of the godsJC IV.iii.91
Cassi. CASSIUS  
Come Antony, and yong Octauius come,Come, Antony, and young Octavius, come, JC IV.iii.92
Reuenge your selues alone on Cassius,Revenge yourselves alone on Cassius, JC IV.iii.93
For Cassius is a-weary of the World:For Cassius is aweary of the world;aweary, a-weary (adj.)weary, tiredJC IV.iii.94
Hated by one he loues, brau'd by his Brother,Hated by one he loves; braved by his brother;brave (v.)
old form: brau'd
challenge, defy, confront, provoke
JC IV.iii.95
Check'd like a bondman, all his faults obseru'd,Checked like a bondman; all his faults observed,check (v.)
old form: Check'd
rebuke, scold, reprimand
JC IV.iii.96
bondman (n.)bondsman, serf, slave
Set in a Note-booke, learn'd, and con'd by roateSet in a notebook, learned, and conned by rote,con (v.)
old form: con'd
learn by heart, commit to memory
JC IV.iii.97
To cast into my Teeth. O I could weepeTo cast into my teeth. O, I could weep JC IV.iii.98
My Spirit from mine eyes. There is my Dagger,My spirit from mine eyes! There is my dagger, JC IV.iii.99
And heere my naked Breast: Within, a HeartAnd here my naked breast; within, a heart JC IV.iii.100
Deerer then Pluto's Mine, Richer then Gold:Dearer than Pluto's mine, richer than gold:Pluto (n.)one of the titles of the Greek god of the UnderworldJC IV.iii.101
dear (adj.)
old form: Deerer
of great worth, valuable, precious
If that thou bee'st a Roman, take it foorth.If that thou be'st a Roman, take it forth. JC IV.iii.102
I that deny'd thee Gold, will giue my Heart:I, that denied thee gold, will give my heart: JC IV.iii.103
Strike as thou did'st at Casar: For I know,Strike, as thou didst at Caesar; for I know, JC IV.iii.104
When thou did'st hate him worst, yu loued'st him betterWhen thou didst hate him worst, thou lovedst him better JC IV.iii.105
Then euer thou loued'st Cassius.Than ever thou lovedst Cassius. JC IV.iii.106.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
Sheath your Dagger:Sheathe your dagger. JC IV.iii.106.2
Be angry when you will, it shall haue scope:Be angry when you will, it shall have scope;scope (n.)opportunity, liberty, free course of actionJC IV.iii.107
Do what you will, Dishonor, shall be Humour.Do what you will, dishonour shall be humour.dishonour (n.)
old form: Dishonor
indignity, insulting treatment
JC IV.iii.108
humour (n.)fancy, whim, inclination, caprice
O Cassius, you are yoaked with a LambeO Cassius, you are yoked with a lamb JC IV.iii.109
That carries Anger, as the Flint beares fire,That carries anger as the flint bears fire, JC IV.iii.110
Who much inforced, shewes a hastie Sparke,Who, much enforced, shows a hasty spark,enforce (v.)
old form: inforced
act upon by force
JC IV.iii.111
And straite is cold agen.And straight is cold again.straight (adv.)
old form: straite
straightaway, immediately, at once
JC IV.iii.112.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
Hath Cassius liu'dHath Cassius lived JC IV.iii.112.2
To be but Mirth and Laughter to his Brutus,To be but mirth and laughter to his Brutus, JC IV.iii.113
When greefe and blood ill temper'd, vexeth him?When grief and blood ill-tempered vexeth him?ill-tempered (adj.)
old form: ill temper'd
unbalanced, with elements of mood [humours] badly mixed
JC IV.iii.114
blood (n.)disposition, temper, mood
vex (v.)afflict, trouble, torment
Bru. BRUTUS  
When I spoke that, I was ill remper'd too.When I spoke that, I was ill-tempered too. JC IV.iii.115
Cassi. CASSIUS  
Do you confesse so much? Giue me your hand.Do you confess so much? Give me your hand. JC IV.iii.116
Bru. BRUTUS  
And my heart too.And my heart too. JC IV.iii.117.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
O Brutus!O Brutus! JC IV.iii.117.2
Bru. BRUTUS 
What's the matter?What's the matter? JC IV.iii.117.3
Cassi. CASSIUS  
Haue not you loue enough to beare with me,Have not you love enough to bear with me, JC IV.iii.118
When that rash humour which my Mother gaue meWhen that rash humour which my mother gave merash (adj.)sudden, quickly acting, operating immediatelyJC IV.iii.119
humour (n.)mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
Makes me forgetfull.Makes me forgetful? JC IV.iii.120.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
Yes Cassius, and from henceforthYes, Cassius; and from henceforth, JC IV.iii.120.2
When you are ouer-earnest with your Brutus,When you are over-earnest with your Brutus, JC IV.iii.121
Hee'l thinke your Mother chides, and leaue you so.He'll think your mother chides, and leave you so.chide (v.), past form chidscold, rebuke, reproveJC IV.iii.122
Enter a Poet.Enter a Poet followed by Lucius; Titinius and Lucilius JC IV.iii.123.1
attempting to restrain him JC IV.iii.123.2
Poet. POET  
Let me go in to see the Generals,Let me go in to see the Generals. JC IV.iii.123
There is some grudge betweene 'em, 'tis not meeteThere is some grudge between 'em; 'tis not meetmeet (adj.)
old form: meete
fit, suitable, right, proper
JC IV.iii.124
They be alone.They be alone. JC IV.iii.125.1
Lucil. LUCILIUS 
You shall not come to them.You shall not come to them. JC IV.iii.125.2
Poet. POET 
Nothing but death shall stay me.Nothing but death shall stay me.stay (v.)dissuade, stop, preventJC IV.iii.126
Cas. CASSIUS 
How now? What's the matter?How now? What's the matter? JC IV.iii.127
Poet. POET 
For shame you Generals; what do you meane?For shame, you Generals! What do you mean? JC IV.iii.128
Loue, and be Friends, as two such men should bee,Love, and be friends, as two such men should be; JC IV.iii.129
For I haue seene more yeeres I'me sure then yee.For I have seen more years, I'm sure, than ye. JC IV.iii.130
Cas. CASSIUS  
Ha, ha, how vildely doth this Cynicke rime?Ha, ha! How vilely doth this cynic rhyme!vilely, vildly (adv.)
old form: vildely
shamefully, wretchedly, meanly
JC IV.iii.131
cynic (n.)
old form: Cynicke
critic, fault-finder
Bru. BRUTUS  
Get you hence sirra: Sawcy Fellow, hence.Get you hence, sirrah! Saucy fellow, hence!saucy (adj.)
old form: Sawcy
insolent, impudent, presumptuous, defiant
JC IV.iii.132
sirrah (n.)sir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]
Cas. CASSIUS  
Beare with him Brutus, 'tis his fashion.Bear with him, Brutus; 'tis his fashion.fashion (n.)manner, way, mode, appearanceJC IV.iii.133
Brut. BRUTUS  
Ile know his humor, when he knowes his time:I'll know his humour, when he knows his time.humour (n.)
old form: humor
mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
JC IV.iii.134
What should the Warres do with these Iigging Fooles?What should the wars do with these jigging fools?jigging (adj.)
old form: Iigging
moving in the manner of a jig
JC IV.iii.135
Companion, hence.Companion, hence!companion (n.)rogue, rascal, fellowJC IV.iii.136.1
Cas. CASSIUS 
Away, away be gone. Away, away, be gone! JC IV.iii.136.2
Exit PoetExit Poet JC I.i.136
Bru. BRUTUS  
Lucillius and Titinius bid the CommandersLucilius and Titinius, bid the commanders JC IV.iii.137
Prepare to lodge their Companies to night.Prepare to lodge their companies tonight. JC IV.iii.138
Cas. CASSIUS  
And come your selues, & bring Messala with youAnd come yourselves, and bring Messala with you JC IV.iii.139
Immediately to vs.Immediately to us. JC IV.iii.140.1
Exeunt Lucilius and Titinius JC IV.iii.140
Bru. BRUTUS 
Lucius, a bowle of Wine.Lucius, a bowl of wine. JC IV.iii.140.2
Exit Lucius JC IV.iii.140
Cas. CASSIUS  
I did not thinke you could haue bin so angry.I did not think you could have been so angry. JC IV.iii.141
Bru. BRUTUS  
O Cassius, I am sicke of many greefes.O Cassius, I am sick of many griefs. JC IV.iii.142
Cas. CASSIUS  
Of your Philosophy you make no vse,Of your philosophy you make no use, JC IV.iii.143
If you giue place to accidentall euils.If you give place to accidental evils.place (n.)way, roomJC IV.iii.144
Bru. BRUTUS  
No man beares sorrow better. Portia is dead.No man bears sorrow better. Portia is dead. JC IV.iii.145
Cas. CASSIUS 
Ha? Portia?Ha? Portia! JC IV.iii.146
Bru. BRUTUS 
She is dead.She is dead. JC IV.iii.147
Cas. CASSIUS  
How scap'd I killing, when I crost you so?How 'scaped I killing, when I crossed you so?scape, 'scape (v.)
old form: scap'd
escape, avoid
JC IV.iii.148
O insupportable, and touching losse!O insupportable and touching loss!touching (adj.)affecting, moving, grievousJC IV.iii.149
Vpon what sicknesse?Upon what sickness?upon (prep.)
old form: Vpon
as a result of
JC IV.iii.150.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
Impatient of my absence,Impatient of my absence, JC IV.iii.150.2
And greefe, that yong Octauius with Mark AntonyAnd grief that young Octavius with Mark Antony JC IV.iii.151
Haue made themselues so strong: For with her deathHave made themselves so strong; for with her death JC IV.iii.152
That tydings came. With this she fell distract,That tidings came. With this she fell distract,distract (adj.)deranged, mad, mentally disturbedJC IV.iii.153
And (her Attendants absent) swallow'd fire.And, her attendants absent, swallowed fire. JC IV.iii.154
Cas. CASSIUS  
And dy'd so?And died so? JC IV.iii.155.1
Bru. BRUTUS  
Euen so.Even so. JC IV.iii.155.2
Cas. CASSIUS  
O ye immortall Gods!O ye immortal gods! JC IV.iii.155.3
Enter Boy with Wine, and Tapers.Enter Boy (Lucius) with wine and tapers JC IV.iii.156
Bru. BRUTUS  
Speak no more of her: Giue me a bowl of wine,Speak no more of her. Give me a bowl of wine. JC IV.iii.156
In this I bury all vnkindnesse Cassius. In this I bury all unkindness, Cassius.unkindness (n.)
old form: vnkindnesse
offence, ill-will, umbrage
JC IV.iii.157
bury (v.)abandon forever, consign to oblivion, eliminate
DrinkesHe drinks JC IV.iii.158
Cas. CASSIUS  
My heart is thirsty for that Noble pledge.My heart is thirsty for that noble pledge. JC IV.iii.158
Fill Lucius, till the Wine ore-swell the Cup:Fill, Lucius, till the wine o'erswell the cup;over-swell (v.)
old form: ore-swell
flood, inundate, overflow
JC IV.iii.159
I cannot drinke too much of Brutus loue.I cannot drink too much of Brutus' love. JC IV.iii.160
Exit Lucius JC IV.iii.161.1
Cassius drinks JC IV.iii.161.2
Enter Titinius and Messala.Enter Titinius and Messala JC IV.iii.161.3
Brutus. BRUTUS  
Come in Titinius: / Welcome good Messala:Come in, Titinius. Welcome, good Messala. JC IV.iii.161
Now sit we close about this Taper heere,Now sit we close about this taper here,taper (n.)candleJC IV.iii.162
And call in question our necessities.And call in question our necessities.question, call indiscuss, deliberate uponJC IV.iii.163
Cass. CASSIUS  
Portia, art thou gone?Portia, art thou gone? JC IV.iii.164.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
No more I pray you.No more, I pray you. JC IV.iii.164.2
Messala, I haue heere receiued Letters,Messala, I have here received letters, JC IV.iii.165
That yong Octauius, and Marke AntonyThat young Octavius and Mark Antony JC IV.iii.166
Come downe vpon vs with a mighty power,Come down upon us with a mighty power,power (n.)armed force, troops, host, armyJC IV.iii.167
Bending their Expedition toward Philippi.Bending their expedition toward Philippi.expedition (n.)warlike enterprise, setting out for warJC IV.iii.168
Philippi (n.)battle site in Thrace, Asia Minor, a victory for Mark Antony
bend (v.)aim, direct, level, turn
Mess. MESSALA  
My selfe haue Letters of the selfe-same Tenure.Myself have letters of the self-same tenor.tenor, tenour (n.)
old form: Tenure
substance, content, matter, drift
JC IV.iii.169
Bru. BRUTUS 
With what Addition.With what addition? JC IV.iii.170
Mess. MESSALA  
That by proscription, and billes of Outlarie,That by proscription and bills of outlawryproscription (n.)condemnationJC IV.iii.171
bill (n.)
old form: billes
notice, label, proclamation, placard
Octauius, Antony, and Lepidus,Octavius, Antony, and Lepidus JC IV.iii.172
Haue put to death, an hundred Senators.Have put to death an hundred senators. JC IV.iii.173
Bru. BRUTUS  
Therein our Letters do not well agree:Therein our letters do not well agree. JC IV.iii.174
Mine speake of seuenty Senators, that dy'deMine speak of seventy senators that died JC IV.iii.175
By their proscriptions, Cicero being one.By their proscriptions, Cicero being one. JC IV.iii.176
Cassi. CASSIUS  
Cicero one?Cicero one? JC IV.iii.177.1
Messa. MESSALA 
Cicero is dead, Cicero is dead, JC IV.iii.177.2
and by that order of proscriptionAnd by that order of proscription. JC IV.iii.178
Had you your Letters from your wife, my Lord?Had you your letters from your wife, my lord? JC IV.iii.179
Bru. BRUTUS 
No Messala.No, Messala. JC IV.iii.180
Messa. MESSALA  
Nor nothing in your Letters writ of her?Nor nothing in your letters writ of her? JC IV.iii.181
Bru. BRUTUS  
Nothing Messala.Nothing, Messala. JC IV.iii.182.1
Messa. MESSALA 
That me thinkes is strange.That, methinks, is strange.methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)it seems / seemed to meJC IV.iii.182.2
BRUTUS  
Why ask you? Hear you aught of her in yours?aught (n.)
old form: ought
anything, [with negative word] nothing
JC IV.iii.183
MESSALA 
No, my lord. JC IV.iii.184
BRUTUS  
Now, as you are a Roman, tell me true. JC IV.iii.185
MESSALA  
Then like a Roman, beare the truth I tell,Then like a Roman bear the truth I tell; JC IV.iii.186
For certaine she is dead, and by strange manner.For certain she is dead, and by strange manner. JC IV.iii.187
Bru. BRUTUS  
Why farewell Portia: We must die Messala:Why, farewell, Portia. We must die, Messala. JC IV.iii.188
With meditating that she must dye once,With meditating that she must die once,once (adv.)one day, some timeJC IV.iii.189
I haue the patience to endure it now.I have the patience to endure it now. JC IV.iii.190
Messa. MESSALA  
Euen so great men, great losses shold indure.Even so great men great losses should endure. JC IV.iii.191
Cassi. CASSIUS  
I haue as much of this in Art as you,I have as much of this in art as you,art (n.)knowledge, learning, scholarship, scienceJC IV.iii.192
But yet my Nature could not beare it so.But yet my nature could not bear it so.nature (n.)personality, innate disposition, characterJC IV.iii.193
Bru. BRUTUS  
Well, to our worke aliue. What do you thinkeWell, to our work alive. What do you thinkalive (adv.)
old form: aliue
with the living, of present concern
JC IV.iii.194
Of marching to Philippi presently.Of marching to Philippi presently?presently (adv.)after a short time, soon, before longJC IV.iii.195
Cassi. CASSIUS  
I do not thinke it good.I do not think it good. JC IV.iii.196.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
Your reason?Your reason? JC IV.iii.196.2
Cassi. CASSIUS 
This it is:This it is: JC IV.iii.196.3
'Tis better that the Enemie seeke vs,'Tis better that the enemy seek us; JC IV.iii.197
So shall he waste his meanes, weary his Souldiers,So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers, JC IV.iii.198
Doing himselfe offence, whil'st we lying still,Doing himself offence, whilst we, lying still,offence (n.)damage, injury, harmJC IV.iii.199
still (adj.)at rest, in repose
Are full of rest, defence, and nimblenesse.Are full of rest, defence, and nimbleness.defence (n.)fencing, swordsmanship, skill of self-defenceJC IV.iii.200
Bru. BRUTUS  
Good reasons must of force giue place to better:Good reasons must of force give place to better.place (n.)way, roomJC IV.iii.201
force, ofnecessarily, of necessity, whether one will or not
The people 'twixt Philippi, and this groundThe people 'twixt Philippi and this ground JC IV.iii.202
Do stand but in a forc'd affection:Do stand but in a forced affection;forced (adj.)
old form: forc'd
enforced, imposed, constrained
JC IV.iii.203
affection (n.)love, devotion
For they haue grug'd vs Contribution.For they have grudged us contribution.contribution (n.)military levy, aid, suppliesJC IV.iii.204
The Enemy, marching along by them,The enemy, marching along by them, JC IV.iii.205
By them shall make a fuller number vp,By them shall make a fuller number up, JC IV.iii.206
Come on refresht, new added, and encourag'd:Come on refreshed, new-added, and encouraged;new-added (adj.)
old form: new added
reinforced, supplemented, augmented
JC IV.iii.207
From which aduantage shall we cut him off.From which advantage shall we cut him off, JC IV.iii.208
If at Philippi we do face him there,If at Philippi we do face him there, JC IV.iii.209
These people at our backe.These people at our back. JC IV.iii.210.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
Heare me good Brother.Hear me, good brother –  JC IV.iii.210.2
Bru. BRUTUS  
Vnder your pardon. You must note beside,Under your pardon. You must note beside JC IV.iii.211
That we haue tride the vtmost of our Friends:That we have tried the utmost of our friends,try (v.)
old form: vtmost
put to the test, test the goodness [of]
JC IV.iii.212
utmost (adj.)
old form: vtmost
maximum, largest number of
Our Legions are brim full, our cause is ripe,Our legions are brim-full, our cause is ripe.ripe (adj.)matured, ready for actionJC IV.iii.213
The Enemy encreaseth euery day,The enemy increaseth every day; JC IV.iii.214
We at the height, are readie to decline.We, at the height, are ready to decline. JC IV.iii.215
There is a Tide in the affayres of men,There is a tide in the affairs of men, JC IV.iii.216
Which taken at the Flood, leades on to Fortune:Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;flood (n.)time of flowing in, influxJC IV.iii.217
Omitted, all the voyage of their life,Omitted, all the voyage of their lifeomit (v.)neglect, disregard, forget aboutJC IV.iii.218
Is bound in Shallowes, and in Miseries.Is bound in shallows and in miseries.bound (v.)contain, enclose, confineJC IV.iii.219
On such a full Sea are we now a-float,On such a full sea are we now afloat, JC IV.iii.220
And we must take the current when it serues,And we must take the current when it serves,serve (v.)
old form: serues
provide opportunity [to], be favourable [to], favour
JC IV.iii.221
Or loose our Ventures.Or lose our ventures.venture (n.)cargo, consignment, goodsJC IV.iii.222.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
Then with your will go on: wee'l alongThen, with your will, go on; JC IV.iii.222.2
Our selues, and meet them at Philippi.We'll along ourselves, and meet them at Philippi. JC IV.iii.223
Bru. BRUTUS  
The deepe of night is crept vpon our talke,The deep of night is crept upon our talk,deep (n.)
old form: deepe
depths, middle
JC IV.iii.224
And Nature must obey Necessitie,And nature must obey necessity, JC IV.iii.225
Which we will niggard with a little rest:Which we will niggard with a little rest.niggard (v.)put off, fob off, stintJC IV.iii.226
There is no more to say.There is no more to say? JC IV.iii.227.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
No more, good night,No more. Good night. JC IV.iii.227.2
Early to morrow will we rise, and hence.Early tomorrow will we rise, and hence. JC IV.iii.228
Bru. BRUTUS  
Lucius Lucius! JC IV.iii.229.1
Enter Lucius.Enter Lucius JC IV.iii.229
my Gowne: My gown.gown (n.)dressing-gown, nightgownJC IV.iii.229.2
Exit Lucius JC IV.iii.229
farewell good Messala,Farewell, good Messala. JC IV.iii.229.3
Good night Titinius: Noble, Noble Cassius,Good night, Titinius. Noble, noble Cassius, JC IV.iii.230
Good night, and good repose.Good night, and good repose. JC IV.iii.231.1
Cassi. CASSIUS 
O my deere Brother:O my dear brother, JC IV.iii.231.2
This was an ill beginning of the night:This was an ill beginning of the night;ill (adj.)bad, adverse, unfavourableJC IV.iii.232
Neuer come such diuision 'tweene our soules:Never come such division 'tween our souls! JC IV.iii.233
Let it not Brutus.Let it not, Brutus. JC IV.iii.234.1
Enter Lucius with the Gowne.Enter Lucius, with the gown JC IV.iii.235
Bru. BRUTUS 
Euery thing is well.Everything is well. JC IV.iii.234.2
Cassi. CASSIUS  
Good night my Lord.Good night, my lord. JC IV.iii.235.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
Good night good Brother.Good night, good brother. JC IV.iii.235.2
Tit. Messa. TITINIUS and MESSALA  
Good night Lord Brutus.Good night, Lord Brutus. JC IV.iii.236.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
Farwell euery one. Farewell, every one. JC IV.iii.236.2
Exeunt. Exeunt Cassius, Titinius, and Messala JC IV.iii.237
Giue me the Gowne. Where is thy Instrument?Give me the gown. Where is thy instrument? JC IV.iii.237
Luc. LUCIUS  
Heere in the Tent.Here in the tent. JC IV.iii.238.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
What, thou speak'st drowsily?What, thou speak'st drowsily? JC IV.iii.238.2
Poore knaue I blame thee not, thou art ore-watch'd.Poor knave, I blame thee not; thou art o'erwatched.overwatched (adj.)
old form: ore-watch'd
wearied from too much watching, exhausted from lack of sleep
JC IV.iii.239
knave (n.)
old form: knaue
boy, lad, fellow
Call Claudio, and some other of my men,Call Claudius and some other of my men; JC IV.iii.240
Ile haue them sleepe on Cushions in my Tent.I'll have them sleep on cushions in my tent. JC IV.iii.241
Luc. LUCIUS 
Varrus, and Claudio.Varro and Claudius! JC IV.iii.242
Enter Varrus and Claudio.Enter Varro and Claudius JC IV.iii.243
Var. VARRO 
Cals my Lord?Calls my lord? JC IV.iii.243
Bru. BRUTUS  
I pray you sirs, lye in my Tent and sleepe,I pray you, sirs, lie in my tent and sleep; JC IV.iii.244
It may be I shall raise you by and byIt may be I shall raise you by and byraise (v.)rouse, wake upJC IV.iii.245
by and by (adv.)shortly, soon, before long
On businesse to my Brother Cassius.On business to my brother Cassius. JC IV.iii.246
Var. VARRO  
So please you, we will stand, / And watch your pleasure.So please you, we will stand and watch your pleasure.pleasure (n.)wish, desire, willJC IV.iii.247
watch (v.)be on the watch for, look out for
Bru. BRUTUS  
I will it not haue it so: Lye downe good sirs,I will not have it so; lie down, good sirs. JC IV.iii.248
It may be I shall otherwise bethinke me.It may be I shall otherwise bethink me.bethink (v.), past form bethought
old form: bethinke
resolve, decide, have a mind
JC IV.iii.249
Varro and Claudius lie down JC IV.iii.250
Looke Lucius, heere's the booke I sought for so:Look, Lucius, here's the book I sought for so; JC IV.iii.250
I put it in the pocket of my Gowne.I put it in the pocket of my gown. JC IV.iii.251
Luc. LUCIUS  
I was sure your Lordship did not giue it me.I was sure your lordship did not give it me. JC IV.iii.252
Bru. BRUTUS  
Beare with me good Boy, I am much forgetfull.Bear with me, good boy, I am much forgetful. JC IV.iii.253
Canst thou hold vp thy heauie eyes a-while,Canst thou hold up thy heavy eyes awhile,heavy (adj.)
old form: heauie
weary, exhausted, worn out
JC IV.iii.254
And touch thy Instrument a straine or two.And touch thy instrument a strain or two?touch (v.)finger, sound, play onJC IV.iii.255
Luc. LUCIUS  
I my Lord, an't please you.Ay, my lord, an't please you. JC IV.iii.256.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
It does my Boy:It does, my boy. JC IV.iii.256.2
I trouble thee too much, but thou art willing.I trouble thee too much, but thou art willing. JC IV.iii.257
Luc. LUCIUS 
It is my duty Sir.It is my duty, sir. JC IV.iii.258
Brut. BRUTUS  
I should not vrge thy duty past thy might,I should not urge thy duty past thy might; JC IV.iii.259
I know yong bloods looke for a time of rest.I know young bloods look for a time of rest.blood (n.)man of fire, hot-blooded fellow, spirited youthJC IV.iii.260
Luc. LUCIUS 
I haue slept my Lord already.I have slept, my lord, already. JC IV.iii.261
Bru. BRUTUS 
It was well done, and thou shalt sleepe againe:It was well done, and thou shalt sleep again; JC IV.iii.262
I will not hold thee long. If I do liue,I will not hold thee long. If I do live, JC IV.iii.263
I will be good to thee.I will be good to thee. JC IV.iii.264
Musicke, and a Song.Music, and a song JC IV.iii.265.1

Lucius falls asleep JC IV.iii.265.2
This is a sleepy Tune: O Murd'rous slumbler!This is a sleepy tune; O murderous slumber, JC IV.iii.265
Layest thou thy Leaden Mace vpon my Boy,Layest thou thy leaden mace upon my boy,leaden (adj.)burdensome, heavy, cumbersomeJC IV.iii.266
That playes thee Musicke? Gentle knaue good night:That plays thee music? Gentle knave, good night;knave (n.)
old form: knaue
boy, lad, fellow
JC IV.iii.267
gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kind
I will not do thee so much wrong to wake thee:I will not do thee so much wrong to wake thee. JC IV.iii.268
If thou do'st nod, thou break'st thy Instrument,If thou dost nod, thou break'st thy instrument; JC IV.iii.269
Ile take it from thee, and (good Boy) good night.I'll take it from thee; and, good boy, good night. JC IV.iii.270
Let me see, let me see; is not the Leafe turn'd downeLet me see, let me see; is not the leaf turned down JC IV.iii.271
Where I left reading? Heere it is I thinke.Where I left reading? Here it is, I think. JC IV.iii.272
He sits and reads JC IV.iii.273.1
Enter the Ghost of Casar.Enter the Ghost of Caesar JC IV.iii.273.2
How ill this Taper burnes. Ha! Who comes heere?How ill this taper burns! Ha! who comes here?ill (adv.)badly, adversely, unfavourablyJC IV.iii.273
taper (n.)candle
I thinke it is the weakenesse of mine eyesI think it is the weakness of mine eyes JC IV.iii.274
That shapes this monstrous Apparition.That shapes this monstrous apparition.shape (v.)create, fashion, bring aboutJC IV.iii.275
It comes vpon me: Art thou any thing?It comes upon me. Art thou any thing?upon (prep.)
old form: vpon
towards
JC IV.iii.276
Art thou some God, some Angell, or some Diuell,Art thou some god, some angel, or some devil, JC IV.iii.277
That mak'st my blood cold, and my haire to stare?That mak'st my blood cold, and my hair to stare?stare (v.)stand on endJC IV.iii.278
Speake to me, what thou art.Speak to me what thou art. JC IV.iii.279
Ghost. GHOST  
Thy euill Spirit Brutus?Thy evil spirit, Brutus. JC IV.iii.280.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
Why com'st thou?Why com'st thou? JC IV.iii.280.2
Ghost. GHOST  
To tell thee thou shalt see me at Philippi.To tell thee thou shalt see me at Philippi. JC IV.iii.281
Brut. BRUTUS  
Well: then I shall see thee againe?Well; then I shall see thee again? JC IV.iii.282
Ghost. GHOST  
I, at Philippi.Ay, at Philippi. JC IV.iii.283
Brut. BRUTUS  
Why I will see thee at Philippi then:Why, I will see thee at Philippi then. JC IV.iii.284
Exit Ghost JC IV.iii.284
Now I haue taken heart, thou vanishest.Now I have taken heart, thou vanishest. JC IV.iii.285
Ill Spirit, I would hold more talke with thee.Ill spirit, I would hold more talk with thee.ill (adj.)evil, wicked, immoralJC IV.iii.286
Boy, Lucius, Varrus, Claudio, Sirs: Awake:Boy! Lucius! Varro! Claudius! Sirs, awake! JC IV.iii.287
Claudio.Claudius! JC IV.iii.288
Luc. LUCIUS 
The strings my Lord, are false.The strings, my lord, are false.false (adj.)[of an instrument or voice] out of tune, discordantJC IV.iii.289
Bru. BRUTUS  
He thinkes he still is at his Instrument.He thinks he still is at his instrument. JC IV.iii.290
Lucius, awake.Lucius, awake! JC IV.iii.291
Luc. LUCIUS 
My Lord.My lord? JC IV.iii.292
Bru. BRUTUS  
Did'st thou dreame Lucius, that thou so cryedst out?Didst thou dream, Lucius, that thou so criedst out? JC IV.iii.293
Luc. LUCIUS  
My Lord, I do not know that I did cry.My lord, I do not know that I did cry. JC IV.iii.294
Bru. BRUTUS  
Yes that thou did'st: Did'st thou see any thing?Yes, that thou didst. Didst thou see anything? JC IV.iii.295
Luc. LUCIUS 
Nothing my Lord.Nothing, my lord. JC IV.iii.296
Bru. BRUTUS  
Sleepe againe Lucius: Sirra Claudio, Sleep again, Lucius. Sirrah Claudius!sirrah (n.)sir [commanding, insulting, or familiar, depending on context]JC IV.iii.297
Fellow, / Thou: Awake.Fellow thou, awake! JC IV.iii.298.1
Var. VARRO 
My Lord.My lord? JC IV.iii.298.2
Clau. CLAUDIUS  
My Lord.My lord? JC IV.iii.298.3
Bru. BRUTUS  
Why did you so cry out sirs, in your sleepe?Why did you so cry out, sirs, in your sleep? JC IV.iii.299
Both. VARRO and CLAUDIUS  
Did we my Lord?Did we, my lord? JC IV.iii.300.1
Bru. BRUTUS 
I: saw you any thing?Ay; saw you anything? JC IV.iii.300.2
Var. VARRO  
No my Lord, I saw nothing.No, my lord, I saw nothing. JC IV.iii.301.1
Clau. CLAUDIUS 
Nor I my Lord.Nor I, my lord. JC IV.iii.301.2
Bru.BRUTUS  
Go, and commend me to my Brother Cassius:Go, and commend me to my brother Cassius.commend (v.)convey greetings, present kind regardsJC IV.iii.302
Bid him set on his Powres betimes before,Bid him set on his powers betimes before,power (n.)
old form: Powres
armed force, troops, host, army
JC IV.iii.303
set on (v.)go forward, advance, proceed
betimes (adv.)early in the morning, at an early hour
before (adv.)ahead, in advance
And we will follow. JC IV.iii.304
Both.VARRO and CLAUDIUS  
It shall be done my Lord.It shall be done, my lord. JC IV.iii.305
ExeuntExeunt JC IV.iii.305
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