Antony and Cleopatra
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Enter Anthony, Casar, Octauia betweene them.Enter Antony and Caesar, with Octavia between them AC II.iii.1.1
Anth. ANTONY 
The world, and my great office, will / Sometimes The world and my great office will sometimesoffice (n.)role, position, place, functionAC II.iii.1
deuide me from your bosome.Divide me from your bosom. AC II.iii.2.1
Octa.OCTAVIA 
All which time, All which time, AC II.iii.2.2
before the Gods my knee shall bowe my ptayers Before the gods my knee shall bow my prayers AC II.iii.3
to them for you.To them for you. AC II.iii.4.1
Anth. ANTONY 
Goodnight Sir. My OctauiaGood night, sir. My Octavia, AC II.iii.4.2
Read not my blemishes in the worlds report:Read not my blemishes in the world's report. AC II.iii.5
I haue not kept my square, but that to comeI have not kept my square, but that to comesquare (n.)type of measuring instrument, especially for right anglesAC II.iii.6
Shall all be done byth'Rule: good night deere Lady:Shall all be done by th' rule. Good night, dear lady. AC II.iii.7
Good night Sir.Good night, sir. AC II.iii.8
Casar. CAESAR 
Exeunt Caesar and Octavia AC II.iii.9
Goodnight. Good night. AC II.iii.9
Exit. Enter Soothsaier.Enter the Soothsayer AC II.iii.10.1
Anth. ANTONY 
Now sirrah: you do wish your selfe in Egypt?Now, sirrah: you do wish yourself in Egypt? AC II.iii.10
Sooth. SOOTHSAYER 
Would I had neuer come from thence, nor Would I had never come from thence, nor AC II.iii.11
you thither.you thither. AC II.iii.12
Ant. ANTONY 
If you can, your reason?If you can, your reason? AC II.iii.13
Sooth. SOOTHSAYER 
I see it in my motion: haue it not in my I see it in my motion, have it not in mymotion (n.)inner movement, inward prompting, natural impulse, imaginingAC II.iii.14
tongue, / But yet hie you to Egypt againe.tongue; but yet hie you to Egypt again.hie (v.)hasten, hurry, speedAC II.iii.15
Antho. ANTONY 
Say to me, whose Fortunes shall rise higherSay to me, whose fortunes shall rise higher, AC II.iii.16
Casars or mine?Caesar's, or mine? AC II.iii.17
Soot. SOOTHSAYER 
Casars. Caesar's. AC II.iii.18
Therefore (oh Anthony) stay not by his sideTherefore, O Antony, stay not by his side. AC II.iii.19
Thy Damon that thy spirit which keepes thee, isThy demon – that thy spirit which keeps thee – isdaemon, demon (n.)
old form: Dæmon
ministering spirit, guardian angel
AC II.iii.20
Noble, Couragious, high vnmatchable,Noble, courageous, high, unmatchable, AC II.iii.21
Where Casars is not. But neere him, thy AngellWhere Caesar's is not. But near him thy angel AC II.iii.22
Becomes a feare: as being o're-powr'd, thereforeBecomes afeard, as being o'erpowered. Thereforeafeard (adj.)
old form: a feare
afraid, frightened, scared
AC II.iii.23
Make space enough betweene you.Make space enough between you. AC II.iii.24.1
Anth. ANTONY 
Speake this no more.Speak this no more. AC II.iii.24.2
Sooth. SOOTHSAYER 
To none but thee no more but: when to thee,To none but thee; no more but when to thee. AC II.iii.25
If thou dost play with him at any game,If thou dost play with him at any game, AC II.iii.26
Thou art sure to loose: And of that Naturall lucke,Thou art sure to lose; and of that natural luck AC II.iii.27
He beats thee 'gainst the oddes. Thy Luster thickens,He beats thee 'gainst the odds. Thy lustre thickenslustre (n.)
old form: Luster
light, glory, brilliance
AC II.iii.28
thicken (v.)grow dim, darken
When he shines by: I say againe, thy spiritWhen he shines by. I say again, thy spirit AC II.iii.29
Is all affraid to gouerne thee neere him:Is all afraid to govern thee near him; AC II.iii.30
But he alway 'tis Noble.But, he away, 'tis noble. AC II.iii.31.1
Anth. ANTONY 
Get thee gone:Get thee gone. AC II.iii.31.2
Say to Ventigius I would speake with him.Say to Ventidius I would speak with him. AC II.iii.32
He shall to Parthia, He shall to Parthia. AC II.iii.33.1
Exit.Exit Soothsayer AC II.iii.33
be it Art or hap,Be it art or hap,hap (n.)luck, chance, accidentAC II.iii.33.2
art (n.)knowledge, learning, scholarship, science
He hath spoken true. The very Dice obey him,He hath spoken true. The very dice obey him, AC II.iii.34
And in our sports my better cunning faints,And in our sports my better cunning faintssport (n.)recreation, amusement, entertainmentAC II.iii.35
cunning (n.)skill, ability, expertise
Vnder his chance, if we draw lots he speeds,Under his chance. If we draw lots, he speeds;chance (n.)fortune, lot, destinyAC II.iii.36
speed (v.)meet with success, prosper, flourish
His Cocks do winne the Battaile, still of mine,His cocks do win the battle still of minestill (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyAC II.iii.37
When it is all to naught: and his Quailes euerWhen it is all to nought, and his quails ever AC II.iii.38
Beate mine (in hoopt) at odd's. I will to Egypte:Beat mine, inhooped, at odds. I will to Egypt;inhooped (adj.)
old form: in hoopt
[cock-fighting] kept within a hoop [to make birds fight]
AC II.iii.39
And though I make this marriage for my peace,And though I make this marriage for my peace, AC II.iii.40
I'th'East my pleasure lies. I'th' East my pleasure lies. AC II.iii.41.1
Enter Ventigius.Enter Ventidius AC II.iii.41
Oh come Ventigius.O, come, Ventidius. AC II.iii.41.2
You must to Parthia, your Commissions ready:You must to Parthia. Your commission's ready; AC II.iii.42
Follow me, and reciue't. Follow me, and receive't. AC II.iii.43
ExeuntExeunt AC II.iii.43
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