Men. I cannot hope
Cæsar and Antony shall well greet together:
His brother warr'd upon him; although, I think,
His wife that's dead did trespasses to Cæsar; 40
Not moved by Antony.
Pom. I know not, Menas,
How lesser enmities may give way to greater.
Were't not that we stand up against them all,
'Twere pregnant they should square between them-
For they have entertained cause enough
To draw their swords: but how the fear of us
May cement their divisions and bind up
The petty difference, we yet not know.
Our lives upon to use our strongest hands. Come, Menas. [Exeunt.
Be't as our gods will have't! It only stands. 50
Rome. The house of Lepidus. Enter Enobarbus and Lepidus.
Lep. Good Enobarbus, 'tis a worthy deed,
And shall become you well, to entreat your captain
To soft and gentle speech.
Eno. I shall entreat him
To answer like himself: if Cæsar move him,
Let Antony look over Cæsar's head
And speak as loud as Mars. By Jupiter,
Were I the wearer of Antonius' beard,
I would not shave't to-day.
Lep. 'Tis not a time