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Enter Brutus and goes into the Pulpit, and Enter Brutus and later goes into the pulpit, andpulpit (n.)public speaking place, platform, rostrumJC III.ii.1.1
Cassius, with the Plebeians.Cassius, with the Plebeians JC III.ii.1.2
Ple. PLEBEIANS 
We will be satisfied: let vs be satisfied.We will be satisfied: let us be satisfied.satisfy (v.)provide with information, reassure, convinceJC III.ii.1
Bru. BRUTUS  
Then follow me, and giue me Audience friends.Then follow me, and give me audience, friends.audience (n.)hearing, attention, receptionJC III.ii.2
Cassius go you into the other streete,Cassius, go you into the other street, JC III.ii.3
And part the Numbers:And part the numbers.part (v.)divide, share, split upJC III.ii.4
Those that will heare me speake, let 'em stay heere;Those that will hear me speak, let 'em stay here; JC III.ii.5
Those that will follow Cassius, go with him,Those that will follow Cassius, go with him; JC III.ii.6
And publike Reasons shall be rendredAnd public reasons shall be rendered JC III.ii.7
Of Casars death.Of Caesar's death. JC III.ii.8.1
1. Ple. FIRST PLEBEIAN 
I will heare Brutus speake.I will hear Brutus speak. JC III.ii.8.2
2. SECOND PLEBEIAN  
I will heare Cassius, and compare their Reasons,I will hear Cassius, and compare their reasons, JC III.ii.9
When seuerally we heare them rendred.When severally we hear them rendered.severally (adv.)
old form: seuerally
separately, individually
JC III.ii.10
Exit Cassius, with some of the Plebeians JC III.ii.11
3. THIRD PLEBEIAN 
The Noble Brutus is ascended: Silence.The noble Brutus is ascended. Silence! JC III.ii.11
Bru. BRUTUS 
Be patient till the last.Be patient till the last.last (n.)last part, endJC III.ii.12
Romans, Countrey-men, and Louers, heare mee for my cause, Romans, countrymen, and lovers, hear me for my cause,lover (n.)
old form: Louers
companion, comrade, dear friend
JC III.ii.13
and be silent, that you may heare. Beleeue me for mine and be silent, that you may hear. Believe me for mine JC III.ii.14
Honor, and haue respect to mine Honor, that you may honour, and have respect to mine honour, that you may JC III.ii.15
beleeue. Censure me in your Wisedom, and awake your believe. Censure me in your wisdom, and awake yourcensure (v.)judge, think of, give an opinion of [not involving blame]JC III.ii.16
Senses, that you may the better Iudge. If there bee any in senses, that you may the better judge. If there be any insense (n.)mind, power of reason, witsJC III.ii.17
this Assembly, any deere Friend of Casars, to him I say, this assembly, any dear friend of Caesar's, to him I say JC III.ii.18
that Brutus loue to Casar, was no lesse then his. If then, that Brutus' love to Caesar was no less than his. If then  JC III.ii.19
that Friend demand, why Brutus rose against Casar, this that friend demand why Brutus rose against Caesar, this JC III.ii.20
is my answer: Not that I lou'd Casar lesse, but that I is my answer: not that I loved Caesar less, but that I JC III.ii.21
lou'd Rome more. Had you rather Casar were liuing, loved Rome more. Had you rather Caesar were living, JC III.ii.22
and dye all Slaues; then that Casar were dead, to liue and die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live JC III.ii.23
all Free-men? As Casar lou'd mee, I weepe for him; as all free men? As Caesar loved me, I weep for him; as JC III.ii.24
he was Fortunate, I reioyce at it; as he was Valiant, Ihe was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was valiant, I JC III.ii.25
honour him: But, as he was Ambitious, I slew him. honour him; but, as he was ambitious, I slew him. JC III.ii.26
There is Teares, for his Loue: Ioy, for his Fortune: Honor, There is tears for his love; joy for his fortune; honour JC III.ii.27
for his Valour: and Death, for his Ambition. Who is heerefor his valour; and death for his ambition. Who is here JC III.ii.28
so base, that would be a Bondman? If any, speak, for so base that would be a bondman? If any, speak; forbondman (n.)bondsman, serf, slaveJC III.ii.29
base (adj.)low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
him haue I offended. Who is heere so rude, that would him have I offended. Who is here so rude that wouldrude (adj.)uncivilized, uncultivated, unrefinedJC III.ii.30
not be a Roman? If any, speak, for him haue I offended. not be a Roman? If any, speak; for him have I offended. JC III.ii.31
Who is heere so vile, that will not loue his Countrey? Who is here so vile that will not love his country?vile, vild (adj.)shameful, contemptible, wretchedJC III.ii.32
If any, speake, for him haue I offended. I pause for a If any, speak; for him have I offended. I pause for a JC III.ii.33
Reply. reply. JC III.ii.34
All. ALL 
None Brutus, none.None, Brutus, none. JC III.ii.35
Brutus. BRUTUS 
Then none haue I offended. I haue done no more Then none have I offended. I have done no more JC III.ii.36
to Casar, then you shall do to Brutus. The Question of to Caesar than you shall do to Brutus. The question ofquestion (n.)source [of strife], cause, issueJC III.ii.37
his death, is inroll'd in the Capitoll: his Glory not extenuated, his death is enrolled in the Capitol; his glory not extenuated,extenuate (v.)mitigate, lessen, tone downJC III.ii.38
enrol (v.)
old form: inroll'd
record, register, legally enter
Capitol (n.)geographical and ceremonial centre of ancient Rome, the seat of government
wherein he was worthy; nor his offences enforc'd, wherein he was worthy; nor his offences enforced,enforce (v.)
old form: enforc'd
emphasize, urge, lay stress upon
JC III.ii.39
for which he suffered death.for which he suffered death. JC III.ii.40
Enter Mark Antony, with Casars body.Enter Mark Antony and others, with Caesar's body JC III.ii.41
Heere comes his Body, mourn'd by Marke Antony, whoHere comes his body, mourned by Mark Antony, who, JC III.ii.41
though he had no hand in his death, shall receiue the though he had no hand in his death, shall receive the JC III.ii.42
benefit of his dying, a place in the Cōmonwealth, as benefit of his dying, a place in the commonwealth, asplace (n.)position, post, office, rankJC III.ii.43
commonweal, commonwealth (n.)
old form: Cõmonwealth
state, nation, community, body politic
which of you shall not. With this I depart, that as I which of you shall not? With this I depart, that, as I JC III.ii.44
slewe my best Louer for the good of Rome, I haue the slew my best lover for the good of Rome, I have thelover (n.)
old form: Louer
companion, comrade, dear friend
JC III.ii.45
same Dagger for my selfe, when it shall please my Country same dagger for myself, when it shall please my country JC III.ii.46
to need my death.to need my death. JC III.ii.47
All. ALL  
Liue Brutus, liue, liue.Live, Brutus! live, live! JC III.ii.48
1. FIRST PLEBEIAN  
Bring him with Triumph home vnto his house.Bring him with triumph home unto his house.bring (v.)accompany, conduct, escortJC III.ii.49
2. SECOND PLEBEIAN  
Giue him a Statue with his Ancestors.Give him a statue with his ancestors. JC III.ii.50
3. THIRD PLEBEIAN  
Let him be Casar.Let him be Caesar. JC III.ii.51.1
4. FOURTH PLEBEIAN 
Casars better parts,Caesar's better parts JC III.ii.51.2
Shall be Crown'd in Brutus.Shall be crowned in Brutus. JC III.ii.52
1. FIRST PLEBEIAN  
Wee'l bring him to his House, / With Showts and Clamors.We'll bring him to his house with shouts and clamours. JC III.ii.53
Bru. BRUTUS  
My Country-men.My countrymen –  JC III.ii.54.1
2. SECOND PLEBEIAN 
Peace, silence, Brutus speakes.Peace! Silence! Brutus speaks. JC III.ii.54.2
1. FIRST PLEBEIAN 
Peace ho.Peace, ho! JC III.ii.55
Bru. BRUTUS  
Good Countrymen, let me depart alone,Good countrymen, let me depart alone, JC III.ii.56
And (for my sake) stay heere with Antony:And, for my sake, stay here with Antony. JC III.ii.57
Do grace to Casars Corpes, and grace his SpeechDo grace to Caesar's corpse, and grace his speechgrace (n.)honour, favour, recognition, respectJC III.ii.58
grace (v.)favour, add merit to, do honour to
Tending to Casars Glories, which Marke AntonyTending to Caesar's glories, which Mark Antony,tend (v.)relate, refer, be relevantJC III.ii.59
(By our permission) is allow'd to make.By our permission, is allowed to make. JC III.ii.60
I do intreat you, not a man depart,I do entreat you, not a man depart, JC III.ii.61
Saue I alone, till Antony haue spoke. Save I alone, till Antony have spoke. JC III.ii.62
ExitExit JC I.i.62
1 FIRST PLEBEIAN  
Stay ho, and let vs heare Mark Antony.Stay, ho! and let us hear Mark Antony. JC III.ii.63
3 THIRD PLEBEIAN  
Let him go vp into the publike Chaire,Let him go up into the public chair;chair (n.)
old form: Chaire
place of authority
JC III.ii.64
Wee'l heare him: Noble Antony go vp.We'll hear him. Noble Antony, go up. JC III.ii.65
Ant. ANTONY  
For Brutus sake, I am beholding to you.For Brutus' sake, I am beholding to you.beholding (adj.)beholden, obliged, indebtedJC III.ii.66
4 FOURTH PLEBEIAN  
What does he say of Brutus?What does he say of Brutus? JC III.ii.67.1
3 THIRD PLEBEIAN  
He sayes, for Brutus sakeHe says, for Brutus' sake JC III.ii.67.2
He findes himselfe beholding to vs all.He finds himself beholding to us all. JC III.ii.68
4 FOURTH PLEBEIAN  
'Twere best he speake no harme of Brutus heere?'Twere best he speak no harm of Brutus here! JC III.ii.69
1 FIRST PLEBEIAN  
This Casar was a Tyrant.This Caesar was a tyrant. JC III.ii.70.1
3 THIRD PLEBEIAN 
Nay that's certaine:Nay, that's certain. JC III.ii.70.2
We are blest that Rome is rid of him.We are blest that Rome is rid of him. JC III.ii.71
2 SECOND PLEBEIAN  
Peace, let vs heare what Antony can say.Peace! let us hear what Antony can say. JC III.ii.72
Ant. ANTONY  
You gentle Romans.You gentle Romans – gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kindJC III.ii.73.1
All. SECOND PLEBEIAN  
Peace hoe, let vs heare him.Peace, ho! let us hear him. JC III.ii.73.2
An. ANTONY  
Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears:Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;lend (v.)give, grant, bestow [on]JC III.ii.74
I come to bury Casar, not to praise him:I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. JC III.ii.75
The euill that men do, liues after them,The evil that men do lives after them, JC III.ii.76
The good is oft enterred with their bones,The good is oft interred with their bones;oft (adv.)oftenJC III.ii.77
So let it be with Casar. The Noble Brutus,So let it be with Caesar. The noble Brutus JC III.ii.78
Hath told you Casar was Ambitious:Hath told you Caesar was ambitious. JC III.ii.79
If it were so, it was a greeuous Fault,If it were so, it was a grievous fault, JC III.ii.80
And greeuously hath Casar answer'd it.And grievously hath Caesar answered it.grievously (adv.)
old form: greeuously
seriously, greatly
JC III.ii.81
answer (v.)
old form: answer'd
suffer the consequences [for], be accountable [for]
Heere, vnder leaue of Brutus, and the restHere, under leave of Brutus and the rest –  JC III.ii.82
(For Brutus is an Honourable man,For Brutus is an honourable man; JC III.ii.83
So are they all; all Honourable men)So are they all, all honourable men –  JC III.ii.84
Come I to speake in Casars Funerall.Come I to speak in Caesar's funeral. JC III.ii.85
He was my Friend, faithfull, and iust to me;He was my friend, faithful and just to me;just (adj.)
old form: iust
honourable, loyal, faithful
JC III.ii.86
But Brutus sayes, he was Ambitious,But Brutus says he was ambitious, JC III.ii.87
And Brutus is an Honourable man.And Brutus is an honourable man. JC III.ii.88
He hath brought many Captiues home to Rome,He hath brought many captives home to Rome, JC III.ii.89
Whose Ransomes, did the generall Coffers fill:Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill: JC III.ii.90
Did this in Casar seeme Ambitious?Did this in Caesar seem ambitious? JC III.ii.91
When that the poore haue cry'de, Casar hath wept:When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept; JC III.ii.92
Ambition should be made of sterner stuffe,Ambition should be made of sterner stuff: JC III.ii.93
Yet Brutus sayes, he was Ambitious:Yet Brutus says he was ambitious, JC III.ii.94
And Brutus is an Honourable man.And Brutus is an honourable man. JC III.ii.95
You all did see, that on the Lupercall,You all did see that on the LupercalLupercal (n.)in the Roman calendar, 15 February, the purification feast in honour of Lupercus, god of shepherdsJC III.ii.96
I thrice presented him a Kingly Crowne,I thrice presented him a kingly crown, JC III.ii.97
Which he did thrice refuse. Was this Ambition?Which he did thrice refuse. Was this ambition? JC III.ii.98
Yet Brutus sayes, he was Ambitious:Yet Brutus says he was ambitious, JC III.ii.99
And sure he is an Honourable man.And sure he is an honourable man. JC III.ii.100
I speake not to disprooue what Brutus spoke,I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke, JC III.ii.101
But heere I am, to speake what I do know;But here I am to speak what I do know. JC III.ii.102
You all did loue him once, not without cause,You all did love him once, not without cause; JC III.ii.103
What cause with-holds you then, to mourne for him?What cause withholds you then to mourn for him? JC III.ii.104
O Iudgement! thou are fled to brutish Beasts,O judgement! thou art fled to brutish beasts, JC III.ii.105
And Men haue lost their Reason. Beare with me,And men have lost their reason. Bear with me; JC III.ii.106
My heart is in the Coffin there with Casar,My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar, JC III.ii.107
And I must pawse, till it come backe to me.And I must pause till it come back to me. JC III.ii.108
1 FIRST PLEBEIAN  
Me thinkes there is much reason in his sayings.Methinks there is much reason in his sayings.methinks(t), methought(s) (v.)
old form: Me thinkes
it seems / seemed to me
JC III.ii.109
2 SECOND PLEBEIAN  
If thou consider rightly of the matter,If thou consider rightly of the matter, JC III.ii.110
Casar ha's had great wrong.Caesar has had great wrong. JC III.ii.111.1
3 THIRD PLEBEIAN 
Ha's hee Masters? Has he, masters? JC III.ii.111.2
I feare there will a worse come in his place.I fear there will a worse come in his place. JC III.ii.112
4. FOURTH PLEBEIAN  
Mark'd ye his words? he would not take ye Crown,Marked ye his words? He would not take the crown;mark (v.)
old form: Mark'd
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
JC III.ii.113
Therefore 'tis certaine, he was not Ambitious.Therefore 'tis certain he was not ambitious. JC III.ii.114
1. FIRST PLEBEIAN  
If it be found so, some will deere abide it.If it be found so, some will dear abide it.abide (v.)pay the penalty for, suffer for, take the consequences ofJC III.ii.115
2. SECOND PLEBEIAN  
Poore soule, his eyes are red as fire with weeping.Poor soul! His eyes are red as fire with weeping. JC III.ii.116
3. THIRS PLEBEIAN  
There's not a Nobler man in Rome then Antony.There's not a nobler man in Rome than Antony. JC III.ii.117
4. FOURTH PLEBEIAN  
Now marke him, he begins againe to speake.Now mark him; he begins again to speak.mark (v.)
old form: marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
JC III.ii.118
Ant. ANTONY  
But yesterday, the word of Casar mightBut yesterday the word of Caesar might JC III.ii.119
Haue stood against the World: Now lies he there,Have stood against the world; now lies he there, JC III.ii.120
And none so poore to do him reuerence.And none so poor to do him reverence.reverence, do
old form: reuerence
pay homage, worship, show respect [to]
JC III.ii.121
O Maisters! If I were dispos'd to stirreO masters! If I were disposed to stir JC III.ii.122
Your hearts and mindes to Mutiny and Rage,Your hearts and minds to mutiny and rage,mutiny (n.)riot, civil disturbance, state of discordJC III.ii.123
I should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong:I should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong, JC III.ii.124
Who (you all know) are Honourable men.Who, you all know, are honourable men. JC III.ii.125
I will not do them wrong: I rather chooseI will not do them wrong; I rather choose JC III.ii.126
To wrong the dead, to wrong my selfe and you,To wrong the dead, to wrong myself and you, JC III.ii.127
Then I will wrong such Honourable men.Than I will wrong such honourable men. JC III.ii.128
But heere's a Parchment, with the Seale of Casar,But here's a parchment with the seal of Caesar; JC III.ii.129
I found it in his Closset, 'tis his Will:I found it in his closet; 'tis his will.closet (n.)
old form: Closset
private chamber, study, own room
JC III.ii.130
closet (n.)
old form: Closset
private repository for valuables, cabinet
Let but the Commons heare this Testament:Let but the commons hear this testament,testament (n.)will, last will and testamentJC III.ii.131
commons (n.)common people, ordinary citizens
(Which pardon me) I do not meane to reade,Which, pardon me, I do not mean to read, JC III.ii.132
And they would go and kisse dead Casars wounds,And they would go and kiss dead Caesar's wounds, JC III.ii.133
And dip their Napkins in his Sacred Blood;And dip their napkins in his sacred blood,napkin (n.)handkerchiefJC III.ii.134
Yea, begge a haire of him for Memory,Yea, beg a hair of him for memory, JC III.ii.135
And dying, mention it within their Willes,And, dying, mention it within their wills, JC III.ii.136
Bequeathing it as a rich LegacieBequeathing it as a rich legacy JC III.ii.137
Vnto their issue.Unto their issue.issue (n.)child(ren), offspring, family, descendantJC III.ii.138
4 FOURTH PLEBEIAN  
Wee'l heare the Will, reade it Marke Antony.We'll hear the will. Read it, Mark Antony. JC III.ii.139
All. ALL 
The Will, the Will; we will heare Casars Will.The will, the will! We will hear Caesar's will! JC III.ii.140
Ant. ANTONY  
Haue patience gentle Friends, I must not read it.Have patience, gentle friends; I must not read it.gentle (adj.)courteous, friendly, kindJC III.ii.141
It is not meete you know how Casar lou'd you:It is not meet you know how Caesar loved you.meet (adj.)
old form: meete
fit, suitable, right, proper
JC III.ii.142
You are not Wood, you are not Stones, but men:You are not wood, you are not stones, but men; JC III.ii.143
And being men, hearing the Will of Casar,And being men, Hearing the will of Caesar, JC III.ii.144
It will inflame you, it will make you mad:It will inflame you, it will make you mad. JC III.ii.145
'Tis good you know not that you are his Heires,'Tis good you know not that you are his heirs; JC III.ii.146
For if you should, O what would come of it?For if you should, O, what would come of it? JC III.ii.147
4 FOURTH PLEBEIAN  
Read the Will, wee'l heare it Antony:Read the will! We'll hear it, Antony! JC III.ii.148
You shall reade vs the Will, Casars Will.You shall read us the will, Caesar's will! JC III.ii.149
Ant. ANTONY  
Will you be Patient? Will you stay a-while?Will you be patient? will you stay awhile?stay (v.)linger, tarry, delayJC III.ii.150
I haue o're-shot my selfe to tell you of it,I have o'ershot myself to tell you of it.overshoot (v.)
old form: o're-shot
[miss a target by shooting too high] go astray in aim, wide of the mark
JC III.ii.151
I feare I wrong the Honourable men,I fear I wrong the honourable men JC III.ii.152
Whose Daggers haue stabb'd Casar: I do feare it.Whose daggers have stabbed Caesar; I do fear it. JC III.ii.153
4 FOURTH PLEBEIAN  
They were Traitors: Honourable men?They were traitors. Honourable men! JC III.ii.154
All. ALL 
The Will, the Testament.The will! The testament! JC III.ii.155
2 SECOND PLEBEIAN 
They were Villaines, Murderers: the They were villains, murderers! The JC III.ii.156
Will, read the Will.will! Read the will! JC III.ii.157
Ant. ANTONY  
You will compell me then to read the Will:You will compel me then to read the will? JC III.ii.158
Then make a Ring about the Corpes of Casar,Then make a ring about the corpse of Caesar, JC III.ii.159
And let me shew you him that made the Will:And let me show you him that made the will. JC III.ii.160
Shall I descend? And will you giue me leaue?Shall I descend? And will you give me leave? JC III.ii.161
All. ALL 
Come downe.Come down. JC III.ii.162
Antony comes down from the pulpit JC I.i.163
2 SECOND PLEBEIAN 
Descend.Descend. JC III.ii.163
3 THIRD PLEBEIAN 
You shall haue leaue.You shall have leave. JC III.ii.164
4 FOURTH PLEBEIAN 
A Ring, stand round.A ring! Stand round. JC III.ii.165
1 FIRST PLEBEIAN  
Stand from the Hearse, stand from the Body.Stand from the hearse! Stand from the body! JC III.ii.166
2 SECOND PLEBEIAN  
Roome for Antony, most Noble Antony.Room for Antony, most noble Antony! JC III.ii.167
Ant. ANTONY  
Nay presse not so vpon me, stand farre off.Nay, press not so upon me; stand far off.far (adj.)
old form: farre
farther, more distant
JC III.ii.168
All. ALL 
Stand backe: roome, beare backe.Stand back! Room! Bear back!bear back (v.)
old form: beare backe
move back, go back
JC III.ii.169
Ant. ANTONY  
If you haue teares, prepare to shed them now.If you have tears, prepare to shed them now. JC III.ii.170
You all do know this Mantle, I rememberYou all do know this mantle. I remembermantle (n.)loose sleeveless cloakJC III.ii.171
The first time euer Casar put it on,The first time ever Caesar put it on; JC III.ii.172
'Twas on a Summers Euening in his Tent,'Twas on a summer's evening in his tent, JC III.ii.173
That day he ouercame the Neruij.That day he overcame the Nervii.Nervii (n.)[pron: 'nairveeiy] Belgian tribe, defeated by Caesar in 57 BCJC III.ii.174
Looke, in this place ran Cassius Dagger through:Look, in this place ran Cassius' dagger through; JC III.ii.175
See what a rent the enuious Caska made:See what a rent the envious Casca made;envious (adj.)
old form: enuious
malicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
JC III.ii.176
Through this, the wel-beloued Brutus stabb'd,Through this, the well-beloved Brutus stabbed, JC III.ii.177
And as he pluck'd his cursed Steele away:And as he plucked his cursed steel away,steel (n.)
old form: Steele
weapon of steel, sword
JC III.ii.178
Marke how the blood of Casar followed it,Mark how the blood of Caesar followed it,mark (v.)
old form: Marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
JC III.ii.179
As rushing out of doores, to be resolu'dAs rushing out of doors, to be resolvedresolve (v.)
old form: resolu'd
satisfy, free from doubt
JC III.ii.180
If Brutus so vnkindely knock'd, or no:If Brutus so unkindly knocked or no;unkindly (adv.)
old form: vnkindely
cruelly, harshly; also: unnaturally
JC III.ii.181
For Brutus, as you know, was Casars Angel.For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel.angel (n.)ministering spirit, person who can perform a helpful officeJC III.ii.182
Iudge, O you Gods, how deerely Casar lou'd him:Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him! JC III.ii.183
This was the most vnkindest cut of all.This was the most unkindest cut of all; JC III.ii.184
For when the Noble Casar saw him stab,For when the noble Caesar saw him stab, JC III.ii.185
Ingratitude, more strong then Traitors armes,Ingratitude, more strong than traitors' arms, JC III.ii.186
Quite vanquish'd him: then burst his Mighty heart,Quite vanquished him: then burst his mighty heart; JC III.ii.187
And in his Mantle, muffling vp his face,And in his mantle muffling up his face, JC III.ii.188
Euen at the Base of Pompeyes StatueEven at the base of Pompey's statue,Pompey the Great (n.)Roman politician and general, 1st-c BCJC III.ii.189
base (n.)pedestal
(Which all the while ran blood) great Casar fell.Which all the while ran blood, great Caesar fell. JC III.ii.190
O what a fall was there, my Countrymen?O, what a fall was there, my countrymen! JC III.ii.191
Then I, and you, and all of vs fell downe,Then I, and you, and all of us fell down, JC III.ii.192
Whil'st bloody Treason flourish'd ouer vs.Whilst bloody treason flourished over us. JC III.ii.193
O now you weepe, and I perceiue you feeleO, now you weep, and I perceive you feel JC III.ii.194
The dint of pitty: These are gracious droppes.The dint of pity. These are gracious drops.dint (n.)impression, force, markJC III.ii.195
Kinde Soules, what weepe you, when you but beholdKind souls, what weep you when you but behold JC III.ii.196
Our Casars Vesture wounded? Looke you heere,Our Caesar's vesture wounded? Look you here,vesture (n.)garment, clothing, garb, costumeJC III.ii.197
Heere is Himselfe, marr'd as you see with Traitors.Here is himself, marred, as you see, with traitors.mar (v.)
old form: marr'd
ruin, harm, injure, damage
JC III.ii.198
Antony plucks off the mantle JC III.ii.199
1. FIRST PLEBEIAN 
O pitteous spectacle!O piteous spectacle! JC III.ii.199
2. SECOND PLEBEIAN 
O Noble Casar!O noble Caesar! JC III.ii.200
3. THIRD PLEBEIAN 
O wofull day!O woeful day! JC III.ii.201
4. FOURTH PLEBEIAN 
O Traitors, Villaines!O traitors! villains! JC III.ii.202
1. FIRST PLEBEIAN  
O most bloody sight!O most bloody sight! JC III.ii.203
2. SECOND PLEBEIAN 
We will be reueng'd: We will be revenged. JC III.ii.204
ALL 
Reuenge / About, seeke, burne, fire, kill, slay, / Let Revenge! About! Seek! Burn! Fire! Kill! Slay! Letabout (adv.)about your business, into actionJC III.ii.205
not a Traitor liue.not a traitor live. JC III.ii.206
Ant. ANTONY 
Stay Country-men.Stay, countrymen. JC III.ii.207
1. FIRST PLEBEIAN 
Peace there, heare the Noble Antony.Peace there! Hear the noble Antony! JC III.ii.208
2. SECOND PLEBEIAN 
Wee'l heare him, wee'l follow him, We'll hear him, we'll follow him, JC III.ii.209
wee'l dy with him.we'll die with him. JC III.ii.210
Ant. ANTONY  
Good Friends, sweet Friends, let me not stirre you vp.Good friends, sweet friends, let me not stir you up JC III.ii.211
To such a sodaine Flood of Mutiny:To such a sudden flood of mutiny.mutiny (n.)riot, civil disturbance, state of discordJC III.ii.212
They that haue done this Deede, are honourable.They that have done this deed are honourable. JC III.ii.213
What priuate greefes they haue, alas I know not,What private griefs they have, alas, I know not,private (adj.)
old form: priuate
personal, individual, particular
JC III.ii.214
grief (n.)
old form: greefes
grievance, complaint, hurt, injury
That made them do it: They are Wise, and Honourable,That made them do it. They are wise and honourable, JC III.ii.215
And will no doubt with Reasons answer you.And will, no doubt, with reasons answer you. JC III.ii.216
I come not (Friends) to steale away your hearts,I come not, friends, to steal away your hearts; JC III.ii.217
I am no Orator, as Brutus is;I am no orator, as Brutus is, JC III.ii.218
But (as you know me all) a plaine blunt manBut, as you know me all, a plain blunt man, JC III.ii.219
That loue my Friend, and that they know full well,That love my friend; and that they know full well JC III.ii.220
That gaue me publike leaue to speake of him:That gave me public leave to speak of him. JC III.ii.221
For I haue neyther writ nor words, nor worth,For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth,wit (n.)mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuityJC III.ii.222
worth (n.)rank, standing, dignity
Action, nor Vtterance, nor the power of Speech,Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speechaction (n.)movement, demeanour, gestureJC III.ii.223
To stirre mens Blood. I onely speake right on:To stir men's blood; I only speak right on.right onstraight out, without artJC III.ii.224
I tell you that, which you your selues do know,I tell you that which you yourselves do know, JC III.ii.225
Shew you sweet Casars wounds, poor poor dum mouthsShow you sweet Caesar's wounds, poor poor dumb mouths, JC III.ii.226
And bid them speake for me: But were I Brutus,And bid them speak for me. But were I Brutus, JC III.ii.227
And Brutus Antony, there were an AntonyAnd Brutus Antony, there were an Antony JC III.ii.228
Would ruffle vp your Spirits, and put a TongueWould ruffle up your spirits, and put a tongueruffle up (v.)
old form: vp
stir to anger, enrage
JC III.ii.229
In euery Wound of Casar, that should moueIn every wound of Caesar that should move JC III.ii.230
The stones of Rome, to rise and Mutiny.The stones of Rome to rise and mutiny. JC III.ii.231
All. ALL  
Wee'l Mutiny.We'll mutiny. JC III.ii.232.1
1 FIRST PLEBEIAN 
Wee'l burne the house of Brutus.We'll burn the house of Brutus. JC III.ii.232.2
3 THIRD PLEBEIAN  
Away then, come, seeke the Conspirators.Away then! Come, seek the conspirators. JC III.ii.233
Ant. ANTONY  
Yet heare me Countrymen, yet heare me speakeYet hear me, countrymen; yet hear me speak. JC III.ii.234
All. ALL 
Peace hoe, heare Antony, most Noble Antony.Peace, ho! Hear Antony, most noble Antony! JC III.ii.235
Ant. ANTONY  
Why Friends, you go to do you know not what:Why, friends, you go to do you know not what. JC III.ii.236
Wherein hath Casar thus deseru'd your loues?Wherein hath Caesar thus deserved your loves? JC III.ii.237
Alas you know not, I must tell you then:Alas, you know not! I must tell you then: JC III.ii.238
You haue forgot the Will I told you of.You have forgot the will I told you of. JC III.ii.239
All. ALL  
Most true, the Will, let's stay and heare the Wil.Most true. The will! Let's stay and hear the will. JC III.ii.240
Ant. ANTONY  
Heere is the Will, and vnder Casars Seale:Here is the will, and under Caesar's seal. JC III.ii.241
To euery Roman Citizen he giues,To every Roman citizen he gives, JC III.ii.242
To euery seuerall man, seuenty fiue Drachmaes.To every several man, seventy-five drachmas.several (adj.)
old form: seuerall
separate, different, distinct
JC III.ii.243
drachma (n.)Greek silver coin of varying but significant value
2 Ple. SECOND PLEBEIAN  
Most Noble Casar, wee'l reuenge his death.Most noble Caesar! We'll revenge his death. JC III.ii.244
3 Ple. THIRD PLEBEIAN 
O Royall Casar.O royal Caesar!royal (adj.)
old form: Royall
generous, munificent, bountiful
JC III.ii.245
Ant. ANTONY  
Heare me with patience.Hear me with patience. JC III.ii.246
All. ALL 
Peace hoePeace, ho! JC III.ii.247
Ant. ANTONY  
Moreouer, he hath left you all his Walkes,Moreover, he hath left you all his walks,walk (n.)
old form: Walkes
garden path, walkway
JC III.ii.248
His priuate Arbors, and new-planted Orchards,His private arbours, and new-planted orchards,orchard (n.)gardenJC III.ii.249
On this side Tyber, he hath left them you,On this side Tiber; he hath left them you,Tiber (n.)[pron: 'tiyber] river flowing through RomeJC III.ii.250
And to your heyres for euer: common pleasuresAnd to your heirs for ever: common pleasures,pleasure (n.)pleasure ground, parkJC III.ii.251
common (adj.)public, open, outdoor
To walke abroad, and recreate your selues.To walk abroad and recreate yourselves.recreate (v.)refresh, restore, enjoyJC III.ii.252
Heere was a Casar: when comes such another?Here was a Caesar! When comes such another? JC III.ii.253
1. Ple. FIRST PLEBEIAN  
Neuer, neuer: come, away, away:Never, never! Come, away, away! JC III.ii.254
Wee'l burne his body in the holy place,We'll burn his body in the holy place, JC III.ii.255
And with the Brands fire the Traitors houses.And with the brands fire the traitors' houses. JC III.ii.256
Take vp the body.Take up the body. JC III.ii.257
2. Ple. SECOND PLEBEIAN 
Go fetch fire.Go fetch fire. JC III.ii.258
3. Ple. THIRD PLEBEIAN 
Plucke downe Benches.Pluck down benches.pluck down (v.)
old form: Plucke downe
tear loose, pull apart
JC III.ii.259
4. Ple. FOURTH PLEBEIAN 
Plucke downe Formes, Windowes, Pluck down forms, windows,form (n.)
old form: Formes
bench
JC III.ii.260
window (n.)
old form: Windowes
shutter
any thing.anything. JC III.ii.261
Exit Plebeians. Exeunt Plebeians with the body JC III.ii.262
Ant. ANTONY  
Now let it worke: Mischeefe thou art a-foot,Now let it work. Mischief, thou art afoot, JC III.ii.262
Take thou what course thou wilt.Take thou what course thou wilt.course (n.)course of action, way of proceedingJC III.ii.263.1
Enter Seruant.Enter Servant JC III.ii.263
How now Fellow?How now, fellow? JC III.ii.263.2
Ser. SERVANT  
Sir, Octauius is already come to Rome.Sir, Octavius is already come to Rome. JC III.ii.264
Ant. ANTONY  
Where is hee?Where is he? JC III.ii.265
Ser. SERVANT  
He and Lepidus are at Casars house.He and Lepidus are at Caesar's house. JC III.ii.266
Ant. ANTONY  
And thither will I straight, to visit him:And thither will I straight to visit him.straight (adv.)straightaway, immediately, at onceJC III.ii.267
He comes vpon a wish. Fortune is merry,He comes upon a wish. Fortune is merry,Fortune (n.)Roman goddess, shown as a woman at a spinning wheel, or controlling a rudder, and as blindJC III.ii.268
And in this mood will giue vs any thing.And in this mood will give us anything. JC III.ii.269
Ser. SERVANT  
I heard him say, Brutus and CassiusI heard him say Brutus and Cassius JC III.ii.270
Are rid like Madmen through the Gates of Rome.Are rid like madmen through the gates of Rome. JC III.ii.271
Ant. ANTONY  
Belike they had some notice of the peopleBelike they had some notice of the people,notice (n.)information, intelligence, notificationJC III.ii.272
belike (adv.)probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
How I had moued them. Bring me to Octauius. How I had moved them. Bring me to Octavius. JC III.ii.273
ExeuntExeunt JC III.ii.273
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