It is my business too. Farewell. 80
Lep. Farewell, my lord: what you shall know meantime
Of stirs abroad, I shall beseech you, sir,
To let me be partaker.
Cæs. Doubt not, sir;
I knew it for my bond. [Exeunt.Scene V.Alexandria. Cleopatra's palace. Enter Cleopatra, Charmian, Iras, and Mardian.
Cleo. Charmian! Char. Madam? Cleo. Ha, ha! Give me to drink mandragora.
Char. Why, madam?
Cleo. That I might sleep out this great gap of time
My Antony is away.
Char. You think of him too much.
Cleo. O, 'tis treason!
Char. Madam. I trust, not so.
Cleo. Thou, eunuch Mardian!
Mar. What's your highness' pleasure?
Cleo. Not now to hear thee sing: I take no pleasure
In aught an eunuch has: 'tis well for thee, 10 That, being unseminar'd, thy, freer thoughts
May not fly forth of Egypt. Hast thou affections?
Mar. Yes, gracious madam.
Mar. Not in deed, madam; for I can do nothing
But what indeed is honest to be done:
Yet have I fierce affections, and think