Cœs. Welcome hither: Your letters did withhold our breaking forth,
Till we perceived both how you were wrong led 80 And we in negligent danger. Cheer your heart: Be you not troubled with the time, which drives
O'er your content.these strong necessities;
But let determined things to destiny
Hold unbewail'd their way. Welcome to Rome;
Nothing more dear to me. You are abused
Beyond the mark of thought: and the high gods,
To do you justice, make them ministers
Of us and those that love you. Best of comfort;
And ever welcome to us.
Agr. Welcome, lady. 90
Mœc. Welcome, dear madam.
Each heart in Rome does love and pity you:
Only the adulterous Antony, most large
In his abominations, turns you off;
And gives his potent regiment to a trull,
That noises it against us.
Octa. Is it so, sir?
Cœs. Most certain. Sister, welcome: pray you,
Be ever known to patience: my dear'st sister!
Near Actium. Antony's camp. Enter Cleopatra and Enobarbus.
Cleo. I will be even with thee, doubt it not.
Eno. But why, why, why?
Cleo. Thou hast forspoke my being in these wars,