« PreviousContinue »
Brutus will start a spirit as soon as Cæfar. Lo Shout.
Bru. That you do love me, I am nothing jealous
• It is said in the fifth scene that the 4 P. and H. omit the two following people shouted thrice; but we have no lines in their text, but preserve them in direâion in any edition for any more the margin. than two thouts: This seems the most . thinks that our author wrote proper place for the third thout, which rather, infernal devil. I look upon to be the occasion of the s Ri's octavo, would you
yox sudden apostrophé, Now in tbe names of would. all the gods, &c.
+ The fo's, R. and P. point as fole The fo's, walks for walls. lows, I would not go (will love I mig be
intreat you) &c.
I will consider; what you have to say,
Caf. I am glad that my weak words
Bru. The games are done, and Cæfar is returning,
Caf. As they pass by, pluck Cafea by the Sleeve,
Bru. I will do so.- But look you, Caffius,
IR. But for Bolb.
The fo's, beje for fuck,
* The three laft fo's and R.'s octavo, blow for glow. y R. P. and H. read wirb for by.
Caf. Casca will tell us what the matter is.
[To Ant. apart. Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights : b Yond Carus has a lean and hungry look, He thinks too much; such men are dangerous.
Ant. Fear him not, Cæfar, he's not dangerous;
Caf. Would he were fatter! but I fear him not;
[. Exeunt Cæsar and his Train.
z P. T. II. W. and y. Antonius for Antonio.
a This direction first put in by Y. ic. Yon.
c The last f. m for birx.
Caft. You pulld me by the cloak; would you speak wick
Bru. Ay, Casia; tell us what hath chanc'd to-day,
Casc. Why, you were with him, were you not ?
. Why, there was a crown offer'd him; and being offer'd him, he put it by with the back of his hand, thus; and then the people fell a shouting.
Bru. What was the second noise for?
Caso. Ay, marry, was 't, and he put it by thrice, every tiine gentlet than otlier; and at every putting by, mine honest neighbours shouted.
Caf. Who offer'd him the crown?
Cafc. I can as well be hang'd, as tell the manner of it; It' was meer foolery, I did not mark it. I faw Mark
? The three lift fo's, were for wat:
Antony offer him a crown; yet 'twas not a crown neither, 'twas one of these coronets; and, as I told you, he put it by once; but for all that, to my thinking, he would fain have had it. ' Then he offer'd it to him again; then he put it by again; but, to my thinking, he was very loth to lay his fingers off it. And then he offer'd it the third time; he put it the third eine by; and still, as he refus d it, the rabblement 8 hooted, and clapp'd their chopt hands, and threw up their sweaty night-caps, and utter'd such a deal of ftinking breath, because Cæfar refus'd the crown, that it had almost choaked Cæfar; for he fwooned, and fell down at it; and for mine own part, I durst not laugh, for fear of opening my lips, and receiving the bad air.
Caf. But soft I pray you; what, did Cafar i siroon?
Casc. He fell down in the market-place, and foam'd ac mouth, and was speechless.
Bru. 'Tis very like, he hath the falling-sickness.
Caf. No, Cafar hath it not, but you and I, And honest Gafia; we have the falling-sickness.
Cafe. I know not what you mean by that; but I am sure Cæfar fell down. If the tag-rag people did not clap him, and hiss hiin,, according as he pleas'd and displeas’d them, as they k use to do the players in the theatre, I am no true
Bru. What said lie, when he came unto himself?
Casc. Marry, before he fell down, when he perceiv'd thic common herd was glad he refus’d the crown, he pluckt me
& The three fira fo's, bowied; the fourth f. R. P, T. and W. bouted; H, fermied
The fo's, woonded.