be without you; especially that of Cleopatra's,
which wholly depends on your abode.
Ant. No more light answers. Let our officers
Have notice what we purpose. I shall break
And get her leave to part. For not alone The death of Fulvia, with more urgent touches,
The cause of our expedience to the queen 180
Do strongly speak to us, but the letters too
Of many our contriving friends in Rome
Petition us at home; Sextus Pompeius
Hath given the dare to Cæsar and commands
The empire of the sea: our slippery people,
Whose love is never link'd to the deserver
Till his deserts are past, begin to throw
Upon his son; who, high in name and power,
Pompey the Great and all his dignities 190
Higher than both in blood and life, stands up
For the main soldier: whose quality, going on,
The sides o' the world may danger. Much is breeding,
Which, like the courser's hair, hath yet but life
And not a serpent's poison. Say, our pleasure,
To such whose place if under us, requires
Our quick remove from hence.
Eno. I shall do 't. [Exeunt.]
Scene III.The same. Another room. Enter Cleopatra, Chairmian, Iras, and Alexas.
Cleo. Where is he?
Char. I did not see him since.
Cleo. See where he is, who's with him, what he does:
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Publication information: Book title: Antony and Cleopatra. Contributors: William Shakespeare - Author. Publisher: University Society. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1901. Page number: 30.
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