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BRUTUS with the Conspirators. “ Decius. Shall no man else be touched but only Cæsar?
Cass. Decius, well urg'd: I think it is not meet, Mark Antony, so well belov'd of Cæsar, Should outlive Cæsar. · Bru. Our course will seem too bloody, Caius Cassius, To cut the head off, and then hack the limbs; For Antony is but a limb of Cæsar. . · · · · · - . . . .
. And, gentle friends, Let's carve him as a dish fit for the gods, Not hew him as a carcass fit for hounds.
And for Mark Antony, think not of him,
Act II. S. 1.
BRUTUS and PORTIA.
Kneel not, gentle Portia.
Act II. S. 1.
The Conspirators coming to fetch CÆSAR to the Capitol.-CALPHURNIA endeavouring to prevent his going “ CÆSAR. How foolish do your fears seem now, Cal
phurnia ? I am ashamed I did yield to them.- . Give me my robe, for I will go :
Good friends, go in, and taste some wine with me;
Bru. That every like is not the same, O Cæsar,
Act II. S. 2.
The death of CÆSAR.— The Conspirators join in re
questing the repeal of PUBLIUS CIMBER's banishment.
“ Cinna. O Cæsar! CÆSAR.
Hence! wilt thou lift up Olympus ? Dec. Great Cæsar ! — CÆSAR.
Doth not Brutus bootless kneel? Casca. Speak, hands, for me." (Stabs CÆSAR in the neck. The other Conspirators
then stab him, and at last BRUTUS. The senators and people retire in confusion.)
Act III. S. 1.