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ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA.
SCENE I. -ALEXANDRIA. A Room in CLEOPATRA'S
their Trains; EUNUCHS fanning her.
Cleopatra. If it be love indeed, tell me how much.
reckon'd. Cleopatra. I'll set a bourn? how far to be belov'd. Antony. Then inust thou needs find out new heaven, new earth.
Bound, or limit.
Enter an ATTENDANT. Attendant. News, my good lord, from Rome. Antony.
Grates' me:The sum? Cleopatra. Nay, hear them, Antony. Fulvia, perchance, is angry; Or, who knows If the scarce-bearded Cæsar have not sent His powerful mandate to you, Do this, or this; Take in that kingdom, and en franchise that; Perform't, or else we damn thee. Antony.
How, my love? Cleopatra. Perchance,—nay, and most like, You must not stay here longer, your dismission Is come from Cæsar; therefore, hear it, Antony.Where's Fulvia's process ?5 Cæsar's, I would say ?
Both ?Call in the messengers.As I am Egypt's queen, Thou blushest, Antony; and that blood of thine Is Cæsar's homager: else so thy cheek pays shame, When shrill-tongued Fulvia scolds.—The messengers.
Antony. Let Rome in Tyber melt! and the wide arch
Antony. But stirr'd by Cleopatra. —
5 Summons. 7 Consume.
Cleopatra. Hear the ambassadors.
Fye, wrangling queen!
[Exeunt ANTONY and CLEOPATRA, with their Train, Demetrius. Is Cæsar with Antonius priz’d so slight?
Philo. Sir, sometimes, when he is not Antony,
sorry, That he approves the common liar,' who Thus speaks of him at Rome: But I will hope Of better deeds to-morrow. Rest you happy! [Exeunt,
SCENE. II-Another Room.
Enter CHARMIAN, IRAS, ALEXAS, and a SOOTHSAYER.
Charmian. Lord Alexas, sweet Alexas, most any thing Alexas, almost most absolute Alexas, where's the soothsayer that you praised so to the queen? O, that I knew this husband, which, you say, must change his horns with garlands!
hand. Enter ENOBARBUS. Enobarbus. Bring in the banquet quickly: wine enough, Cleopatra's health to drink,