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Even from this instant, banish him our city;
It shall be so,
friends; Sic. He's sentenc'd: no more hearing. Com.
Let me speak:
I do love
We know your drift: Speak what?
It shall be so, it shall be so.
Ahated* captives, to some națion
[Exeunt Coriolanus, Cominius, Menenius,
Senators, and Patricians. Ædi. The people's enemy is gone, is gone ! Cit. Our enemy's banish'd! he is gone! Hoo!
hoo! [The People shout, and throw up Sic. Go, see him out at gates, and follow him, As he hath follow'd you, with all despite ; Give him deservd vexation. Let a guard Attend us through the city,
Cit. Come, come, let us see him out at gates ;
The gods preserve our noble tribunes !--Come.
SCENE I. The same. Before a gate of the city.
Enter Coriolanus, Volumnia, Virgilia, Menenius,
Cominius, and several young Patricians.
Cor. Come, leave your tears; a brief farewell:
the beasit With many heads butts me away.-Nay, mother, Where is your ancient courage you were us'd To say, extremity was the trier of spirits ; That commoo chances common men could bear; That, when the sea was calm, all boats alike Show'd mastership in floating : fortune's blows, When most struck home, being gentle wounded,
+ The goverament of the people.
A noble cunning: you were us'd to load me
Vir. O beavens! O heavens !
Nay, I prythee, woman,Vol. Now the red pestilence strike all trades in
What, what, what!
My first son, Whither wilt thou go? Take good Cominius With thec a while: Determine on some course, More than a wild expostures to each chance That starts i'the way before thee. Cor.
O the gods ! Com. I'll follow thee a month, devise with theo Where thou shalt rest, that thou may‘st hear of us, And we of thee : so, if the time thrust forth
A cause for thy repeal, we shall not send
Fare ye well:
That's worthily As any ear can hear.-Come, let's not weep.If I could shake off but one seven years From these old arms and legs, by the good gods, I'd with thee every foot. Cor.
Give me thy hand :Come,
The same. A street near the gate.
Enter Sicinius, Brutus, and an Ædile. Sic. Bid them all home; he's gone, and we'll no
Bru, Now we have shown our power,
• True metal.
Bid them home;
Dismiss them home.
[ Exit Ædile. Enter Volumnia, Virgilia, and Menenius. Here comes his mother, Sic.
Let's not meet her. Bru.
Why? Sic. They say, she's mad. Bru.
They liave ta'en note of us : Keep on your way. Vol. O, you're well met: The hoarded plague
o'the gods Requite your love! Men.
Peace, peace; be got so loud. Vol. If that I could for weeping, you should
hear,Nay, and you shall hear some. - Will you be gone?
[To Brutus, Vir. You shall stay loo: [To Sicin.] I would, I
had the power To say so to my husband. Sic.
Are you mankind ? Vol. Ay, fool ; Is tha a shame!
-Note but this, fool.Was not a man my father? Hadst thou foxship To banish him that struck more blows for Rome, Than thou hast spoken words? Sic.
O blessed heavens! Vol. More noble blows, than ever thou wise
words; And for Rome's good.I'll tell thee what;- Yet
Nay but thou shalt stay too :-I would my son
• Mean cunying.