Julius Caesar
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Alarum. Alarum JC V.iv.1.1
Enter Brutus, Messala, Cato, Lucillius, and Enter Brutus, Messala, Young Cato, Lucilius, and JC V.iv.1.2
Flauius.Flavius JC V.iv.1.3
Bru. BRUTUS  
Yet Country-men: O yet, hold vp your heads.Yet countrymen, O, yet hold up your heads! JC V.iv.1
Exit, followed by Messala and Flavius JC V.iv.2.1
Cato.CATO  
What Bastard doth not? Who will go with me?What bastard doth not? Who will go with me?bastard (n.)low-born personJC V.iv.2
I will proclaime my name about the Field.I will proclaim my name about the field.field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combatJC V.iv.3
I am the Sonne of Marcus Cato, hoe.I am the son of Marcus Cato, ho! JC V.iv.4
A Foe to Tyrants, and my Countries Friend.A foe to tyrants, and my country's friend. JC V.iv.5
I am the Sonne of Marcus Cato, hoe.I am the son of Marcus Cato, ho! JC V.iv.6
Enter Souldiers, and fight.Enter soldiers, and fight JC V.iv.7
LUCILIUS  
And I am Brutus, Marcus Brutus, I,And I am Brutus, Marcus Brutus, I! JC V.iv.7
Brutus my Countries Friend: Know me for Brutus.Brutus, my country's friend; know me for Brutus! JC V.iv.8
Young Cato is slain JC V.iv.9
Luc. LUCILIUS  
O yong and Noble Cato, art thou downe?O young and noble Cato, art thou down? JC V.iv.9
Why now thou dyest, as brauely as Titinius,Why, now thou diest as bravely as Titinius, JC V.iv.10
And may'st be honour'd, being Cato's Sonne.And mayst be honoured, being Cato's son. JC V.iv.11
Sold. FIRST SOLDIER  
Yeeld, or thou dyest.Yield, or thou diest. JC V.iv.12.1
Luc. LUCILIUS 
Onely I yeeld to dye:Only I yield to die: JC V.iv.12.2
There is so much, that thou wilt kill me straight:There is so much that thou wilt kill me straight:straight (adv.)straightaway, immediately, at onceJC V.iv.13
Kill Brutus, and be honour'd in his death.Kill Brutus, and be honoured in his death. JC V.iv.14
Sold. FIRST SOLDIER  
We must not: a Noble Prisoner.We must not. A noble prisoner! JC V.iv.15
Enter Antony.Enter Antony JC V.iv.16
2. Sold. SECOND SOLDIER  
Roome hoe: tell Antony, Brutus is tane.Room, ho! Tell Antony, Brutus is ta'en. JC V.iv.16
1. Sold. FIRST SOLDIER  
Ile tell thee newes. Heere comes the Generall,I'll tell the news. Here comes the General. JC V.iv.17
Brutus is tane, Brutus is tane my Lord.Brutus is ta'en, Brutus is ta'en, my lord. JC V.iv.18
Ant. ANTONY 
Where is hee?Where is he? JC V.iv.19
Luc. LUCILIUS  
Safe Antony, Brutus is safe enough:Safe, Antony; Brutus is safe enough. JC V.iv.20
I dare assure thee, that no EnemyI dare assure thee that no enemy JC V.iv.21
Shall euer take aliue the Noble Brutus:Shall ever take alive the noble Brutus; JC V.iv.22
The Gods defend him from so great a shame,The gods defend him from so great a shame! JC V.iv.23
When you do finde him, or aliue, or dead,When you do find him, or alive or dead, JC V.iv.24
He will be found like Brutus, like himselfe.He will be found like Brutus, like himself. JC V.iv.25
Ant. ANTONY 
This is not Brutus friend, but I assure you,This is not Brutus, friend; but, I assure you, JC V.iv.26
A prize no lesse in worth; keepe this man safe,A prize no less in worth. Keep this man safe; JC V.iv.27
Giue him all kindnesse. I had rather haueGive him all kindness. I had rather have JC V.iv.28
Such men my Friends, then Enemies. Go on,Such men my friends than enemies. Go on, JC V.iv.29
And see where Brutus be aliue or dead,And see whether Brutus be alive or dead;where (conj.)whetherJC V.iv.30
And bring vs word, vnto Octauius Tent:And bring us word unto Octavius' tent JC V.iv.31
How euery thing is chanc'd. How every thing is chanced.chance (v.)
old form: chanc'd
happen [to], transpire, come about
JC V.iv.32
Exeunt. Exeunt JC V.iv.32
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