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Coriolanus

Act IV, Scene 4

Antium. Before Aufidius's house.
 
[Enter CORIOLANUS in mean apparel, disguised and muffled]
 
CORIOLANUS
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      A good|ly ci|ty is this | Antium.| City,
           ,          ,         ,        ,   2     ,
      'Tis I | that made | thy wi|dows: ma|ny an heir
                  ,  ,    ,        ,         ,
      Of these^/fair e|difi|ces 'fore | my wars
                 ,     ,           ,           ,        ,
      Have I / heard groan | and drop:| then know | me not,
        ,               ,            ,           ,            ,
      Lest that | thy wives | with spits | and boys | with stones
          ,     ,        ,          ,         ,
      In pu|ny bat|tle slay | me. Save | you sir.
 
CITIZEN
And you.
 
CORIOLANUS
Direct me, if it be your will, where great Aufidius lies: is he in Antium?
 
CITIZEN
He is, and feasts the nobles of the state at his house this night.
 
CORIOLANUS
Which is his house, beseech you?
 
CITIZEN
This here before you.
 
CORIOLANUS
Thank you sir, farewell.
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      Oh world,| thy slip|pery turns:| Friends^now | fast^sworn,  ??
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      Whose dou|ble bo|soms seem | to wear one heart,
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      Whose^house,| whose^bed,| whose^meal | and ex|ercise
            ,        ,                 x       ,          ,
      Are still | toge|ther, who*/ twin (as 'twere)| in love,
         ,       ,     ,         ,           ,
      Unse|para/ble, shall | within | this hour,
       ,         ,        ,       ,           ,
      On a | dissen|sion of | a doit,| break^out
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      To bit|terest en|mity:| so fel|lest foes,
             ,          ,            ,            ,             ,
      Whose^pas|sions, and | whose plots | have broke | their sleep,
           ,         ,        ,              ,     ,
      To take | the one | the o|ther, by / some chance,
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      Some trick | not worth* an | egg, shall | grow dear friends
           ,      ,           ,        ,         ,
      And in|terjoin | there is|sues. So | with me,
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      My birth|place hate I,| and my love's | upon
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      This e|nemy* town:| I'll en|ter, if | he slay || me
           ,      ,   ,                  ,        ,
      He does | fair jus/tice: if | he give | me way,
            ,         ,       ,
      I'll do | his coun|try ser|vice.  \\
 
[Exit]

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