The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... That Caesar is more dangerous than he: We are two lions litter'd in one day, And I the elder and more terrible: And Caesar shall go forth. Calpumia. Alas, my lord, Your wisdom is consum'd in confidence. Do not go forth to-day: call it my fear That keeps you in the house, and not your own. We'll send Mark Antony to the senate-house; And he shall say you are not well to-day: Let me, upon my knee, prevail in this. Ccesar. Mark Antony shall say I am not well; And, for thy humor, I will stay at home. Enter Decius. Here's Decius Brutus, he shall tell them so. Decius. Caesar, all hail! good morrow, worthy Caesar: I come to fetch you to the senate-house. Ccesar. And you are come in very happy time, To bear my greeting to the senators And tell them that I will not come to-day: Cannot, is false, and that I dare not, falser: I will not come to-day: tell them so, Decius. Calpumia. Say he is sick. Ccesar. Shall Caesar send a lie? Have I in conquest stretch'd mine arm so far, To be afeard to tell graybeards the truth? Decius, go tell them Caesar will not come. sumed the sacrifice. That the animal should be without a heart would of course be looked upon as highly portentous. 1 "In shame," etc., i.e., to put cowardice to shame. j Vould. Decius. Most mighty Caesar, let me know some cause, Lest I be laugh'd at when I tell them so.-Ccesar. The cause is in my will: I will not come; That is enough to satisfy the senate. But for your private satisfaction, Because I love you, I will let you know: Calpurnia here, my wife, stays1 me at home: She dreamt to-night she saw my statua,2 Which, like a fountain with an hundred spouts, Did run pure blood; and many lusty Romans Came smiling, and did bathe their hands in it: And these does she apply for warnings, more

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