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Julius Caesar

Act IV, Scene 2

Camp near Sardis. Before BRUTUS's tent.
 
[Drum. Enter BRUTUS, LUCILIUS, LUCIUS, and Soldiers; TITINIUS and PINDARUS meeting them]
 
BRUTUS
        T    T
      Stand ho.
 
LUCILIUS
                 T          ,     ,         ___
               Give | the word | ho, and | stand.
 
BRUTUS
            ,       ,    ,       ,         ,
      What now | Luci|lius,| is Cas|sius near?
 
LUCILIUS
          ,        ,     ,       ,           ,
      He is | at hand,| and Pin|darus | is come
          ,        ,    ,        ,         ,      2->
5     To do | you sal|uta|tion from | his mas||ter.
 
BRUTUS
            ,          ,      ,   ,           ,
      He greets | me well.| Your mas/ter Pin|darus
                ,     ,      ,       ,   ,
      In his / own change,| or by | ill of/ficers,
            ,      ,         ,        ,          ,
      Hath gi|ven me | some wor|thy cause | to wish
               ,     T  T    T      2    ,        ,
      Things^done,| undone: but | if he be | at hand,
          ,         ,      ,
10    I shall | be sa|tisfied.
 
PINDARUS
                                 ,         ,
                              I do | not doubt
            ,        ,      ,        ,        ,
      But that | my no|ble ma|ster will | appear
        ,           ,     ,    2     ,         ,
      Such as | he is,| full of re|gard and | honor.
 
BRUTUS
        2    ,      ,           ,       ,    ,
      He is not | doubted.| A word | Lucil|ius
       ,            ,           ,        ,        ,
15    How he | received | you: let | me be | resolved.
 
LUCILIUS
             ,     ,         ,        ,        ,
      With cour|tesy | and with | respect | enough;
           ,           ,       ,       ,      ,
      But not | with such | famil|iar in|stances,
            ,           ,           ,       ,      ,
      Nor with | such free | and friend|ly con|ference,
          ,          ,        ,
      As he | hath used | of old.
 
BRUTUS
                                   ,              ,
20                               Thou hast | described
      .  T     T    T        ,       ,       ,    3 3->
      A hot friend coo|ling: e|ver note,| Lucil||ius,
             ,        ,         ,      ,       ,
      When love | begins | to sick|en and | decay,
          ,       2      ,    ,    ,    o   
      It use|th an en/forced ce|remo|ny.
             ,          ,          ,          ,        ,
      There are | no tricks | in plain | and sim|ple faith;
           ,       ,          ,       ,         ,
25    But hol|low men,| like hor|ses hot | at hand,
            ,         ,         ,        ,            x
      Make gal|lant show | and pro|mise of | their mettle;
            ,            ,         ,          ,       ,
      But when | they should | endure | the bloo|dy spur,
             ,             ,           ,        ,        ,
      They fall | their crests,| and like | deceit|ful jades,
        ,             ,       ,          ,      ,
      Sink in | the trial.| Comes his | army | on?
 
LUCILIUS
      <-          ,           ,         ,        ,        ,
30      They || mean this | night in | Sardis | to be | quartered;
            ,        ,          ,         ,    ,
      The grea|ter part,| the horse | in gen|eral
            ,          ,
      Are come | with Cas|sius.
 
BRUTUS
                                 ,        ,       ,
                               Hark,| he is | arrived:
March gently on to meet him.
 
[Low march within. Enter CASSIUS and his powers]
 
CASSIUS
Stand ho.
 
BRUTUS
Stand ho, speak the word along.
 
FIRST SOLDIER
Stand.
 
SECOND SOLDIER
Stand.
 
THIRD SOLDIER
Stand.
 
CASSIUS
            ,      ,         ,           ,         ,
      Most^no|ble bro|ther, you | have done | me wrong.
 
BRUTUS
        ,              ,          ,         ,    ,
35    Judge me | you gods;| wrong^I | mine^en|emies?
           ,        ,    ,        2      ,        ,
      And if | not so,| how should I | wrong a | brother.
 
CASSIUS
       ,     2        ,        ,         T     T      T
      Brutus, this | sober | form of | yours hides wrongs;
            ,         ,
      And when | you do | them--
 
BRUTUS
                                 ,         ,        ,
                                Cas|sius, be | content.
        ,             ,     ,               ,          ,
40    Speak your | griefs soft/ly: I | do know | you well.
          ,          ,         ,         ,        ,
      Before | the eyes | of both | our ar|mies here,
               ,          ,      ,              ,          ,
      Which should | perceive | nothing | but love | from us,
       ,             ,        ,           ,      ,
      Let us | not wran|gle: bid | them move | away;
        ,            ,     ,            ,             ,
      Then in | my tent | Cassius | enlarge | your griefs,
          ,          ,         ,     ,
45    And I | will give | you au|dience.
 
CASSIUS
                                            ,      ->
                                        Pinda||rus,
       ,       2    ,         ,            ,       ,
      Bid | our comman|ders lead | their char|ges off
         ,        ,            ,
      A lit|tle from | this ground.|
 
BRUTUS
      <-   ,    ,        ,          ,    oo              ,  ,
        Luci|lius,|| do you | the like;|    | and let / no man
        ,    2        ,          ,          ,         ,    2
50    Come to our | tent till | we have | done our | conference.
           ,       ,       ,   2    ,           ,
      Let Lu|cius and | Titin|ius guard | our door.
 
[Exeunt]

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