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Calphurnia.Calphurnia.JC I.ii.1.1
Calphurnia.Calphurnia.JC I.ii.1.3
Stand you directly in Antonio's way,Stand you directly in Antonius' wayJC I.ii.3
When he doth run his course. Antonio.When he doth run his course. Antonius.JC I.ii.4
Forget not in your speed Antonio,Forget not, in your speed, Antonius,JC I.ii.6
To touch Calphurnia: for our Elders say,To touch Calphurnia; for our elders say,JC I.ii.7
The Barren touched in this holy chace,The barren, touched in this holy chase,JC I.ii.8
Shake off their sterrile curse.Shake off their sterile curse.JC I.ii.9.1
Set on, and leaue no Ceremony out.Set on, and leave no ceremony out.JC I.ii.11
Ha? Who calles?Ha! Who calls?JC I.ii.13
Who is it in the presse, that calles on me?Who is it in the press that calls on me?JC I.ii.15
I heare a Tongue shriller then all the MusickeI hear a tongue shriller than all the musicJC I.ii.16
Cry, Casar: Speake, Casar is turn'd to heare.Cry ‘ Caesar!’ Speak. Caesar is turned to hear.JC I.ii.17
What man is that?What man is that?JC I.ii.18.2
Set him before me, let me see his face.Set him before me; let me see his face.JC I.ii.20
What sayst thou to me now? Speak once againe:What sayst thou to me now? Speak once again.JC I.ii.22
He is a Dreamer, let vs leaue him: Passe.He is a dreamer. Let us leave him. Pass.JC I.ii.24
Antonio.Antonius!JC I.ii.189
Let me haue men about me, that are fat,Let me have men about me that are fat,JC I.ii.191
Sleeke-headed men, and such as sleepe a-nights:Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep a-nights.JC I.ii.192
Yond Cassius has a leane and hungry looke,Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look;JC I.ii.193
He thinkes too much: such men are dangerous.He thinks too much: such men are dangerous.JC I.ii.194
Would he were fatter; But I feare him not:Would he were fatter! But I fear him not;JC I.ii.197
Yet if my name were lyable to feare,Yet if my name were liable to fear,JC I.ii.198
I do not know the man I should auoydI do not know the man I should avoidJC I.ii.199
So soone as that spare Cassius. He reades much,So soon as that spare Cassius. He reads much,JC I.ii.200
He is a great Obseruer, and he lookesHe is a great observer, and he looksJC I.ii.201
Quite through the Deeds of men. He loues no Playes,Quite through the deeds of men. He loves no plays,JC I.ii.202
As thou dost Antony: he heares no Musicke;As thou dost, Antony; he hears no music;JC I.ii.203
Seldome he smiles, and smiles in such a sortSeldom he smiles, and smiles in such a sortJC I.ii.204
As if he mock'd himselfe, and scorn'd his spiritAs if he mocked himself, and scorned his spiritJC I.ii.205
That could be mou'd to smile at any thing.That could be moved to smile at anything.JC I.ii.206
Such men as he, be neuer at hearts ease,Such men as he be never at heart's easeJC I.ii.207
Whiles they behold a greater then themselues,Whiles they behold a greater than themselves,JC I.ii.208
And therefore are they very dangerous.And therefore are they very dangerous.JC I.ii.209
I rather tell thee what is to be fear'd,I rather tell thee what is to be fearedJC I.ii.210
Then what I feare: for alwayes I am Casar.Than what I fear; for always I am Caesar.JC I.ii.211
Come on my right hand, for this eare is deafe,Come on my right hand, for this ear is deaf,JC I.ii.212
And tell me truely, what thou think'st of him.And tell me truly what thou think'st of him.JC I.ii.213
Nor Heauen, nor Earth, / Haue beene at peace to night:Nor heaven nor earth have been at peace tonight;JC II.ii.1
Thrice hath Calphurnia, in her sleepe cryed out,Thrice hath Calphurnia in her sleep cried out,JC II.ii.2
Helpe, ho: They murther Casar. Who's within?‘ Help, ho! They murder Caesar!’ Who's within?JC II.ii.3
Go bid the Priests do present Sacrifice,Go bid the priests do present sacrifice,JC II.ii.5
And bring me their opinions of Successe.And bring me their opinions of success.JC II.ii.6
Caesar shall forth; the things that threaten'd me,Caesar shall forth. The things that threatened meJC II.ii.10
Ne're look'd but on my backe: When they shall seeNe'er looked but on my back; when they shall seeJC II.ii.11
The face of Casar, they are vanished.The face of Caesar, they are vanished.JC II.ii.12
What can be auoydedWhat can be avoidedJC II.ii.26.2
Whose end is purpos'd by the mighty Gods?Whose end is purposed by the mighty gods?JC II.ii.27
Yet Casar shall go forth: for these PredictionsYet Caesar shall go forth; for these predictionsJC II.ii.28
Are to the world in generall, as to Casar.Are to the world in general as to Caesar.JC II.ii.29
Cowards dye many times before their deaths,Cowards die many times before their deaths;JC II.ii.32
The valiant neuer taste of death but once:The valiant never taste of death but once.JC II.ii.33
Of all the Wonders that I yet haue heard,Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,JC II.ii.34
It seemes to me most strange that men should feare,It seems to me most strange that men should fear,JC II.ii.35
Seeing that death, a necessary endSeeing that death, a necessary end,JC II.ii.36
Will come, when it will come.Will come when it will come.JC II.ii.37.1
What say the Augurers?What say the augurers?JC II.ii.37.2
The Gods do this in shame of Cowardice:The gods do this in shame of cowardice:JC II.ii.41
Casar should be a Beast without a heartCaesar should be a beast without a heartJC II.ii.42
If he should stay at home to day for feare:If he should stay at home today for fear.JC II.ii.43
No Casar shall not; Danger knowes full wellNo, Caesar shall not. Danger knows full wellJC II.ii.44
That Casar is more dangerous then he.That Caesar is more dangerous than he.JC II.ii.45
We heare two Lyons litter'd in one day,We are two lions littered in one day,JC II.ii.46
And I the elder and more terrible,And I the elder and more terrible;JC II.ii.47
And Casar shall go foorth.And Caesar shall go forth.JC II.ii.48.1
Mark Antony shall say I am not well,Mark Antony shall say I am not well,JC II.ii.55
And for thy humor, I will stay at home.And for thy humour I will stay at home.JC II.ii.56
Heere's Decius Brutus, he shall tell them so.Here's Decius Brutus; he shall tell them so.JC II.ii.57
And you are come in very happy time,And you are come in very happy timeJC II.ii.60
To beare my greeting to the Senators,To bear my greeting to the senators,JC II.ii.61
And tell them that I will not come to day:And tell them that I will not come today:JC II.ii.62
Cannot, is false: and that I dare not, falser:Cannot, is false; and that I dare not, falser;JC II.ii.63
I will not come to day, tell them so Decius.I will not come today. Tell them so, Decius.JC II.ii.64
Shall Caesar send a Lye?Shall Caesar send a lie?JC II.ii.65.2
Haue I in Conquest stretcht mine Arme so farre,Have I in conquest stretched mine arm so far,JC II.ii.66
To be afear'd to tell Gray-beards the truth:To be afeard to tell graybeards the truth?JC II.ii.67
Decius, go tell them, Casar will not come.Decius, go tell them Caesar will not come.JC II.ii.68
The cause is in my Will, I will not come,The cause is in my will: I will not come;JC II.ii.71
That is enough to satisfie the Senate.That is enough to satisfy the Senate.JC II.ii.72
But for your priuate satisfaction,But for your private satisfaction,JC II.ii.73
Because I loue you, I will let you know.Because I love you, I will let you know;JC II.ii.74
Calphurnia heere my wife, stayes me at home:Calphurnia here, my wife, stays me at home.JC II.ii.75
She dreampt to night, she saw my Statue,She dreamt tonight she saw my statue,JC II.ii.76
Which like a Fountaine, with an hundred spoutsWhich, like a fountain with an hundred spouts,JC II.ii.77
Did run pure blood: and many lusty RomansDid run pure blood; and many lusty RomansJC II.ii.78
Came smiling, & did bathe their hands in it:Came smiling, and did bathe their hands in it.JC II.ii.79
And these does she apply, for warnings and portents,And these does she apply for warnings and portentsJC II.ii.80
And euils imminent; and on her kneeAnd evils imminent; and on her kneeJC II.ii.81
Hath begg'd, that I will stay at home to day.Hath begged that I will stay at home today.JC II.ii.82
And this way haue you well expounded it.And this way have you well expounded it.JC II.ii.91
How foolish do your fears seeme now Calphurnia?How foolish do your fears seem now, Calphurnia!JC II.ii.105
I am ashamed I did yeeld to them.I am ashamed I did yield to them.JC II.ii.106
Giue me my Robe, for I will go.Give me my robe, for I will go.JC II.ii.107
And looke where Publius is come to fetch me.And look where Publius is come to fetch me.JC II.ii.108
Welcome Publius.Welcome, Publius.JC II.ii.109.2
What Brutus, are you stirr'd so earely too?What, Brutus, are you stirred so early too?JC II.ii.110
Good morrow Caska: Caius Ligarius,Good morrow, Casca. Caius Ligarius,JC II.ii.111
Casar was ne're so much your enemy,Caesar was ne'er so much your enemyJC II.ii.112
As that same Ague which hath made you leane.As that same ague which hath made you lean.JC II.ii.113
What is't a Clocke?What is't o'clock?JC II.ii.114.1
I thanke you for your paines and curtesie.I thank you for your pains and courtesy.JC II.ii.115
See, Antony that Reuels long a-nightsSee! Antony, that revels long a-nights,JC II.ii.116
Is notwithstanding vp. Good morrow Antony.Is notwithstanding up. Good morrow, Antony.JC II.ii.117
Bid them prepare within:Bid them prepare within.JC II.ii.118.2
I am too blame to be thus waited for.I am to blame to be thus waited for.JC II.ii.119
Now Cynna, now Metellus: what Trebonius,Now, Cinna; now, Metellus; what, Trebonius;JC II.ii.120
I haue an houres talke in store for you:I have an hour's talk in store for you;JC II.ii.121
Remember that you call on me to day:Remember that you call on me today;JC II.ii.122
Be neere me, that I may remember you.Be near me, that I may remember you.JC II.ii.123
Good Friends go in, and taste some wine with me.Good friends, go in, and taste some wine with me;JC II.ii.126
And we (like Friends) will straight way go together.And we, like friends, will straightway go together.JC II.ii.127
The Ides of March are come.(to the Soothsayer) The ides of March are come.JC III.i.1
What touches vs our selfe, shall be last seru'd.What touches us ourself shall be last served.JC III.i.8
What, is the fellow mad?What, is the fellow mad?JC III.i.10.1
Are we all ready? What is now amisse,Are we all ready? What is now amissJC III.i.31
That Casar and his Senate must redresse?That Caesar and his senate must redress?JC III.i.32
I must preuent thee Cymber:I must prevent thee, Cimber;JC III.i.35.2
These couchings, and these lowly courtesiesThese couchings, and these lowly courtesiesJC III.i.36
Might fire the blood of ordinary men,Might fire the blood of ordinary men,JC III.i.37
And turne pre-Ordinance, and first DecreeAnd turn pre-ordinance and first decreeJC III.i.38
Into the lane of Children. Be not fond,Into the law of children. Be not fond,JC III.i.39
To thinke that Casar beares such Rebell bloodTo think that Caesar bears such rebel bloodJC III.i.40
That will be thaw'd from the true qualityThat will be thawed from the true qualityJC III.i.41
With that which melteth Fooles, I meane sweet words,With that which melteth fools – I mean sweet words,JC III.i.42
Low-crooked-curtsies, and base Spaniell fawning:Low-crooked curtsies and base spaniel fawning.JC III.i.43
Thy Brother by decree is banished:Thy brother by decree is banished:JC III.i.44
If thou doest bend, and pray, and fawne for him,If thou dost bend and pray and fawn for him,JC III.i.45
I spurne thee like a Curre out of my way:I spurn thee like a cur out of my way.JC III.i.46
Know, Casar doth not wrong, nor without causeKnow, Caesar doth not wrong, nor without causeJC III.i.47
Will he be satisfied.Will he be satisfied.JC III.i.48
What Brutus?What, Brutus?JC III.i.55.1
I could be well mou'd, if I were as you,I could be well moved, if I were as you;JC III.i.58
If I could pray to mooue, Prayers would mooue me:If I could pray to move, prayers would move me;JC III.i.59
But I am constant as the Northerne Starre,But I am constant as the northern star,JC III.i.60
Of whose true fixt, and resting quality,Of whose true-fixed and resting qualityJC III.i.61
There is no fellow in the Firmament.There is no fellow in the firmament.JC III.i.62
The Skies are painted with vnnumbred sparkes,The skies are painted with unnumbered sparks,JC III.i.63
They are all Fire, and euery one doth shine:They are all fire, and every one doth shine;JC III.i.64
But, there's but one in all doth hold his place.But there's but one in all doth hold his place.JC III.i.65
So, in the World; 'Tis furnish'd well with Men,So in the world: 'tis furnished well with men,JC III.i.66
And Men are Flesh and Blood, and apprehensiue;And men are flesh and blood, and apprehensive;JC III.i.67
Yet in the number, I do know but OneYet in the number I do know but oneJC III.i.68
That vnassayleable holds on his Ranke,That unassailable holds on his rank,JC III.i.69
Vnshak'd of Motion: and that I am he,Unshaked of motion; and that I am he,JC III.i.70
Let me a little shew it, euen in this:Let me a little show it, even in this:JC III.i.71
That I was constant Cymber should be banish'd,That I was constant Cimber should be banished,JC III.i.72
And constant do remaine to keepe him so.And constant do remain to keep him so.JC III.i.73
Hence: Wilt thou lift vp Olympus?Hence! Wilt thou lift up Olympus?JC III.i.74.2
Doth not Brutus bootlesse kneele?Doth not Brutus bootless kneel?JC III.i.75.2
Et Tu Brute? ---Then fall Casar. Et tu, Brute? – Then fall Caesar!JC III.i.77
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