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Coriolanus

Act I, Scene 10

The camp of the Volces.
 
[A flourish. Cornets. Enter TULLUS AUFIDIUS, bloody, with two or three Soldiers]
 
AUFIDIUS
            ,         ,  ->
      The town | is tane.
 
FIRST SOLDIER
              ,      ,         ,          ,        ,      o ->
      'Twill be | deli|vered back || on good | condi|tion.
 
AUFIDIUS
          ,       o
      Condi|tion?
          ,         ,       ,       ,     2    ,
      I would | I were | a Ro|man, for | I cannot,
       ,   2     ,        ,     2     ,       ,
      Being a | Volsce,| be that I | am. Con|dition?
             ,        ,       ,        ,       ,
      What good | condi|tion can | a trea|ty find
        2      ,      ,    2      ,        T    T     T         o
      In the part | that is at | mercy?| Five times, Mar||tius,
       2        ,            ,        ,       ,           ,        o
      I have fought | with thee:| so of|ten hast | thou beat | me;    (hex with prev?)
                    ,  ,       ,        ,     2     ,
      And wouldst^/do so,| I think,| should we en|counter
          ,      ,       ,     ,       ,  2
      As of|ten as | we eat.| By the | elements,
          ,       ,        ,          ,          ,
      If ere | again | I meet | him beard | to beard,
             ,       ,       ,          ,   ,      2->
      He's mine,| or I | am his:| mine^em|ula||tion
            ,          ,       x         ,          ,
      Hath not | that ho|nor in it | it had:| for where
           ,           ,      ,          ,        ,
      I thought | to crush | him in | an e|qual force,
        T    T    .   T            ,         ,          ,
      True sword to sword,| I'll potch | at him | some^way
           ,          ,          ,
      Or wrath,| or craft | may get | him.
 
FIRST SOLDIER
                                             ,          x
                                           He's | the devil.
 
AUFIDIUS
       ,               ,          x         ,        ,        2->
      Bolder,| though not | so subtle.| My va|lor's poi||soned
            ,     ,    2      ,         ,         ,
      With on|ly suf|fering stain | by him:| for him
             ,     ,    2     ,           ,            ,  3 3
      Shall fly | out of it|self, nor | sleep, nor | sanctuary,  ??
        2    ,        ,          ,         ,    ,
      Being na|ked, sick;| nor fane,| nor Ca|pitol,
             ,            ,            ,         ,      ,
      The prayers | of priests,| nor times | of sa|crifice:
          ,         ,        ,       ,           ,
      Embark|ments all | of fu|ry, shall | lift^up
             ,       ,      ,         ,     2    ,
      Their rot|ten pri|vilege | and cus|tom against
           ,        ,          ,         ,             x
      My hate | to Mar|tius. Where | I find | him, were it
           ,      ,        ,           ,      2     ,
      At home,| upon | my bro|ther's guard,| even there
          ,          ,  ,   2      ,        ,
      Against | the ho|spitable | canon,| would I
        ,          ,     ,           ,     ,  ,          ,
      Wash my | fierce hand in his heart. Go you to the city,  ????
        ,    ,         ,         ,        ,         ,
      Learn how 'tis held; and what they are that must    ????
          ,     ,          ,
      Be hos|tages | for Rome.
 
FIRST SOLDIER
                                           ,   ,
                               Will not / you go?
 
AUFIDIUS
      ,   2    ,         2     ,         ,         ,        2->
      I am at|tended | at the cy|press grove.| I pray || you
              ,          ,      ,       ,              ,       ->
      ('Tis south | the ci|ty mills)| bring me | word^thi||ther
         2        ,     ,      ,             ,        ,
      How the / world goes,| that to | the pace | of it
         ,          ,        ,
      I may | spur^on | my jour|ney.
 
FIRST SOLDIER
                                          ,    ,
                                    I / shall sir.
 
[Exeunt]

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