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Antony and Cleopatra: Act 3, Scene 5

Antony and Cleopatra
Act 3, Scene 5

Athens. Another room in Antony’s house.

  1. Enter Enobarbus and Eros, meeting.

Domitius Enobarbus

2
  1. How now, friend Eros?

Eros

3
  1. There’s strange news come, sir.

Domitius Enobarbus

4
  1. What, man?

Eros

5
  1. Caesar and Lepidus have made wars upon Pompey.

Domitius Enobarbus

6
  1. This is old, what is the success?

Eros

7 - 12
  1. Caesar, having made use of him in the wars ’gainst Pompey,
  2. presently denied him rivality, would not let him partake in
  3. the glory of the action, and not resting here, accuses him
  4. of letters he had formerly wrote to Pompey; upon his own
  5. appeal, seizes him. So the poor third is up, till death
  6. enlarge his confine.

Domitius Enobarbus

13 - 15
  1. Then, world, thou hast a pair of chapsno more,
  2. And throw between them all the food thou hast,
  3. They’ll grind th’ one the other. Where’s Antony?

Eros

16 - 19
  1. He’s walking in the gardenthus, and spurns
  2. The rush that lies before him; cries, Fool Lepidus!”
  3. And threats the throat of that his officer
  4. That murd’red Pompey.

Domitius Enobarbus

20
  1.                       Our great navy’s rigg’d.

Eros

21 - 23
  1. For Italy and Caesar. More, Domitius,
  2. My lord desires you presently; my news
  3. I might have told hereafter.

Domitius Enobarbus

24 - 25
  1.                              ’Twill be naught,
  2. But let it be. Bring me to Antony.

Eros

26
  1. Come, sir.
  1. Exeunt.
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