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Oat. So you thought him;
Ant. Oétavius, I have seen more days than you:
in P commons.
Ant. So is my horse, Octavius, and for that,
m P. and all after, except C, Or for ? This is T.'s emendation (followed Eirber:
by all after) all before read objects, arts, o' The three laft fo's and R. print for for abject orts. point.
For ftal'd'the two firft fo's read I i. common for commons.
fal'de; the 4th, fald.
But as a property. And now, Dagvius,
Oa. Let us do so; for we are at the stake,
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In the Camp near Sardis ; before Brutus's Teni.
Drym. Enter Brutus and Soldiers to thene Lucilius, enda
his Soldiers starching, Titinius and Pindarus.
Bru. Stand, ho!
• The first f. J. and C. omit and & Ç. omits drum. The fo's directa
Drum. Enter Brutus, Lucilius, and the 4 No delcription of the scene in the Army. Ticinius and Pindarus mus iben,
So all after (except C.), bating that they
Lucil. He is at hand, and Pindarus is come
Bru. He greets me well. Your master, Pindarus,
read foldiers for the army, and meeting for Lucilius conveys these orders to his offmeet.
cers, and bids ehem give the word of In C. Lucilius, Titinius and Pindarus command to the foldien. By thus une do not enter until Brutus has said Stand, derstanding the feene, it appears con. ho! and a direction is given that these fiftept with itself, the dignity of Brutus words should be spoken to bis (Bruluo's) is kept up, and the subopdination, of officers, entering. Then Ixilius (enter. general to generalifimo, officers to their ing with his foldiers, and Pindarus and general, and common soldiers 10 their Ticinius) says to his party, Give ibe officers, is painted in a very few, fim. word, bo, and fand. By thus ordering ple, but expresive words. the scene, C. feetas to understand that w Here C. directs (presenting Pindarut, Brutus and Lucilius, with their feveral wbo gives a letter. But it is very frange bodies of soldiers, being upon their march that Caffius should send a letter when mect; and then each of them gives the he was at band, and just at the hçels af Word of command to ftand, or half, to the messenger. C's reason for giving their separate parties. Now this would this direction is, I suppose, because ( Love have been proper enough had not Brutus cilius having presented Pindarus to Brry erected his tent. But the scene is before tus, as bringing a salutation from Caffius) Brutui's tent, and he must have arrived, Pindarus makes no salutation by word of before he could have erected it. There- mouth to Brutus, and therefore the falso fore he and his soldiers have donc marcb- tation must be contained in a letter. ing, have crected the tent, and are ex. But I fould rather think that Sbake peaing the other companies at the place speare wrote a fort speech for Pindarus, appointed. Here the scene opens ; Lx. in this place, such as, Callius fends bealek faltius, being upon the march, and having to Brutus, which is lok. arrived where Brutus is, Brutus (as ge * H, W. and C. cbarge for change. neraliffimo of the forces) bide him pand; 1 7. proposes offices for officers,
Pin, I do not doubt
Bru. He is not doubted. —? A word, Lucilius;
Lucil. With courtesy, and with respect enough;
Bru. Thou hast describ'd
Lucil. They mean this night in Sardis to be quarter'd;
[ March within, Bru. Hark, he is arriv'd: March gently on to meet him.
2 H. reads, Hear, a word, Lucilius . All but C. direct (Low March qirbo &c.
in; and the fo's and R. place this direc. a So the sft f. and.C; the rest, crefi tion in Brulus's last speech after the for crefs.
Enter Caffius and Soldiers, Caf: Stand, ho! Bru. Stand, ho! Speak the word along. Within. Stand! Within. Stand! Within. Stand! Caf. Most noble brother, you have done me wrong.
Bru. Judge me, you gods! wrong I mine enemies? And if not so, how should I wrong`a brother?
Caf. Brutus, this fober form of yours hides wrongs;
Bru. Caffius, be content,
€ In all editions but C. this entrance e C. omits bé! and direas this speech is directed immediately after Lucilius's to be spoken to bis, that is to Brutus's last speech
Soldiers'; but he mut be certainly wrong " . Here C. directs (to bis officers, en: here; for Brutus's soldiers cannot be in Tering. Which is right enough, but not this place supposed marching, but Aando very necessary, as the reader cannot well ing; and therefore the word of com. miftake to whom the words are fpoken, mand, fand, is to them unneceffary and