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To oppose his hatred full. – Welcome home! Cast your election on him.

[To Lartius. Sic. Say, you chose him

Enter Sicinius and BRUTUS.
More after our commandment, than as guided Behold! these are the tribunes of the people,
By your own true aflections; and that, your minds The tongues o’the common mouth. I do despise them;
Pre-occupy'd with what you rather must do For they do prank them in authority,
Than what you should, made you against the grain Against all noble sufferance.
To voice him consul. Lay the fault on us.

Sic. Pass no further.
us not. Say, we read lectures to you, Cor. Ha! What is that?
How youngly he began to serve his country, Bru. It will be dangerous to
How long continued: and what stock he springs of, Go on: no further.
The noble house o'the Marcians; from whence came Cor. What makes this change?
That Ancus Marcius, Numa's daughter's son,

Men. The matter?
Who, after great Hostilius, here was king:

Com.Hath he not pass'd the nobles, and the commons?
Of the same house Publius and Quintus were, Bru. Cominius, no.
That our best water brought by conduits hither; Cor. Have I had children's voices?
And Censorinus, darling of the people,

1 Sen. Tribunes, give way; he shall to the marAnd nobly nam’d so, being censor twice,

ket-place. Was his great ancestor.

Bru. The people are incens'd against him.
Sic. One thus descended,

Sic. Stop,
That hath beside well in his person wrought Or all will fall in broil.
To be set high in place, we did commend

Cor. Are these your herd ? –
To your remembrances; but you have found, Must these have voices, that can yield them now,
Scaling his present bearing with his past,

And straight disclaim their tongues? What are your That he's your fixed enemy, and revoke

offices ? Your sudden approbation.

You being their mouths, why rule you not their Bur. Say, you ne'er had done't,

teeth? (Ilarp on that still,) but by our putting on: Have you not set them on? And presently, when you have drawn your number, Men. Be calm, be calm! Repair to the Capitol.

Cor. It is a purpos'd thing, and grows by plot, Cit. We will so: almost all (Several speak. To curb the will of the nobility :Repent in their election. [Exeunt Citizens. Suffer it, and live with such as cannot rule, Bru. Let them go on;

Nor ever will be rul’d. This mutiny were better put in hazard,

Bru. Call't not a plot: Than stay, past doubt, for greater:

The people cry, you mock'd them; and, of late, If, as his nature is, he fall in rage

When corn was given them gratis, you repin'd; With their refasal, both observe and answer Scandal'd the suppliants for the people ; call’d them The vantage of his anger.

Time-pleasers, flatterers, foes to nobleness.
Sic. To the Capitol :

Cor. Why, this was known before.
Come; we'll be there before the stream o'the people; Bru. Not to them all.
And this shall seem, as partly 'tis, their own, Cor. Have you inform’d them since?
Which we have goaded onward. (Exeunt. Bru. How! I inform them!

Cor. You are like to do such business.

Bru. Not unlike,
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Each way, to better yours.
SCENE I. - The same. A street,

Cor. Why then should I be consul? By yon clouds,
Cornets. Enter CORIOLANUS, Menerics, COMINICS, Let me deserve so ill as you, acd make me
Titus LARTIUS, Senators, and Patricians.

Your fellow-tribune.
Cor. Tullus Aufidius then had made new head? Sic. You show too much of that,
Lart. He had, my lord; and that it was, which for which the people stir. If you will pass

To where you are bound, you must inquire your way, Our swifter composition.

Which you are out of, with a geutler spirit;
Cor. Sosen the Volces stand but as at first; Or never be so noble as a consul,
Ready, when time shall prompt them, to make road Nor yoke with him for tribune.
Upon us again.

Men. Let's be calm.
Com. They are worn, lord consul, so,

Com. The people are abus'd: – Set on!-- This That we shall hardly in our ages see

palt'ring Their banners wave again.

Becomes not Rome: nor has Coriolanus
Cor. Saw you Auhidius?

Deserv'd this so dishonour'd rub, laid falsely
Lart. On safeguard he came to me; and did curse I'the plain way of his merit.
Against the Volces, for they had so vilely

Cor. Tell me of corn !
Yielded the town : he is retir'd to Artium.

This was my speech, and I will speak't again; Cor. Spoke he of me?

Meil. Not now, not now. Lart. Ile did, my lord.

1 Sen. Not in this heat, sir, now. Cor. How? what?

Cor. Now, as I live, I will. - My nobler friends, Lart. How often he had met you, sword to sword: I crave their pardons :That, of all things upon the earth, he hated For the mutable, rank-scented many, let them Your person most: that he would pawn his fortunes Regard me as I do not flatter, and To hopeless restitution, so he might

Therein behold themselves : I say again, Be cali’d your vanquisher.

In soothing them, we nonrish 'gaiust our senate Cor, At Antium lives he?

The cockle of rebellion, insolence, sedition, Lart. At Antium.

Which we ourselves have ploughid for, sow'd and Cor. I wish, I had a cause to seek him there,


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By mingling them with us, the honour'd number; How shall this bosom multiplied digest

To Who lack not virtue, no, nor power, but that The senate's courtesy? Let deeds express

Sp Which they have given to beggars. What's like to be their words :- We did request it ;

S Men. Well, no more. We are the greater poll, and in true fear

C 1 Sen. No more words, we beseech you.

They gave us our demands. - Thus we debase Cor. How! no more?

The nature of our seats, and make the rabble As for my country I have shed my blood,

Call our cares, fears : which will in time break ope Not fearing ontward force, so shall my lungs The locks o'the senate, and bring in the crows

W Coin words till their decay, against those meazels, To peck the eagles. Which we disdain should tetter us, yet sought Men, Come, enough!

TI The very way to catch them. Bru. Enough, with over-measure.

1 Bru. You speak o'the people,

Cor. No, take more: As if you were a god to punish, not


may be sworn by, both divine and human, A man of their infirmity. Seal what I end withal ! - This double worship

TH Sic, "Twere well,

Where one part does disdain with cause, the other
We let the people know't.
Insult without allreason; where gentry, title, wisdom,

TI Men. What, what? his choler ?

Cannot conclude, but by the yea and no
Cor. Choler!

Of general ignorance, it must omit
Were I as patient, as the midnight sleep,
Real necessities, and give way the while

T By Jove, 'twould be my mind.

To unstable slightness: purpose so barr’d, it follows,
Sic. It is a mind,
Nothing is done to purpose: therefore, beseech you,-

lc That shall remain a poison where it is,

You that will be less fearful, than discreet; Not poison any further.

That love the fundamental part of state,
Cor. Shall remain ! -

More than you doubt the change of’t; that prefer
Hear you this Triton of the minnows? mark you A poble life before a long, and wish
His absolute shall ?

To jump a body with a dangerous physic,
Com. 'Twas from the canon.

That's sure of death without it, at once plack out Cor. Shall!

The multitudinous tongue, let them not lick () good, but most unwise patricians, why,

The sweet which is their poison: your dishonour You grave, but reckless senators, have you


Mangles true judgment, and bereaves the state
Given Hydra here to choose an officer,

Of that integrity which should become it;
That with his peremptory shall, being but Not having the power to do the good it would,
The horn and noise o'the monsters, wants not spirit For the ill which doth control it.
To say, he'll turn your current in a ditch,

Bru. He has said enough.
And make your channel his? If he have power, Sic. He has spoken like a traitor, and shall answer
Then vail your ignorance; if none, awake

As traitors do.
Your dangerous lenity. If you are learned, Cor. Thou wretch! despite o'erwhelm thee! -
Be not as common fools; if you are not,

What should the people do with these bald tribunes?
Let them have cushions by you. You are plebeians, Ou whom depending, their obedience fails
If they be senators : and they are no less, To the greater bench. In a rebellion,
When both your voices blended, the greatest taste When what's not meet, but what must be, was law,
Most palates theirs. They choose their magistrate; Then were they chosen; in a better honr,
And such a one as he, who puts his shall,

Let what is meet, be said it must be meet,
His popular shall, against a graver bench,

And throw their power i’the dust.
Than ever frown'd in Greece! By Jove himself, Bru. Manifest treason.
It makes the consuls base: and my soul akes, Sic. This a consul? no.
To know, when two authorities are up,

Bru. The Aediles, ho!-- Let him be apprehended! Neither supreme, how soon confusion

Sic. Go, call the people ; [Exit Brutus.) in whose May enter 'twixt the gap of both, and take

name, myself The one by the other.

Attach thee, as a traitorons innovator,
Com. Well -- on to the market-place.

A foe to the public weal. Obey, I charge thee,
Cor. Whoever gave that counsel, to give forth And follow to thine answer.
The corn o'the store-house gratis, as 'twas us'd Cor. Hence, old goat!
Sometime in Greece,

Sen. et Put. We'll surety him.
Men. Well, well, no more of that.

Com. Aged sir, hands off!
Cor. (Though there the people had more absolute Cor. Hence, rotten thing, or I shall shake thy bones

Out of thy garments !
I say, they nourish'd disobedience, fed

Sic. Help, ye, citizens!
The ruin of the state.

Re-enter Beutus, with the Aediles, and a rabble of
Bru. Why, shall the people give

One, that speaks thus, their voice?

Men. On both sides more respect.
Cor. I'll give my reasons,

Sic. Here's he, that would
More worthier,than their voices. They know, the corn Take from you all your power.
Was not our recompense; resting well assur'd Bru. Seize him, Aediles!
They ne'er did service for't. Being press’d to the war, Cit. Down with him! down with him!
Even when the navel of the state was touch’d,
They would not thread the gates: this kind of service 2 Sen. Weapons, weapons, weapons!
Did not deserve corn gratis : being i’the war,

[They'all bustle about Coriolanus,
Their mutinies and revolts, wherein they show'd Tribunes, patricians, citizens ! what, ho! -
Most valour, spoke not for them. The accusation, Sicipius, Brutas, Coriolanus, citizens !
Which they have often made against the senate, Cit. Peace, peace, peace! stay, hold, peace!
All cause unborn, could never be the native
Of our so frank donation. Well, what then?

Men. What is about to be? I am out of breath;
Confusion's near: I cannot speak. --- You tributes


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To the people, - Coriolanus, patience! - I could beat forty of them.
Speak, good Sicinius!

Men. I could myself
Sic. Hear me, people; - peace!

Take up a brace of the best of them: yea, the two
Cit. Let's hear our tribune:- peace! Speak,speak, tribunes.

Com. But now 'tis odds beyond arithmetic; Sic. You are at point to lose your liberties : And manhood is call’d foolery, when it stands Marcius would have all from you ; Marcius, Against a falling fabric. — Will you hence, Whom late you have nam’d for consul.

Before the tag return? whose rage doth reud
Men. Fye, fye, fye!

Like interrupted waters, and o’erbear
This is the way to kindle, not to quench.

What they are us’d to bear.
1 Sen. To unbuild the city, and to lay all flat. Men. Pray you, be gone!
Sic. What is the city, but the people?

I'll try whether my old wit be in request
Cit. True,

With those that have but little; this must be patch'd
The people are the city.

With cloth of any colour.
Bru. By the consent of all, we were establish'd Com. Nay, come away!
The people's magistrates.

(Exeunt Coriolanus, Cominius, and Others. Cit. You so remain.

1 Pat. This man has marr'd his fortune.
Men. And so are like to do.

Men. His nature is too noble for the world :
Cor. That is the way to lay the city flat;

He would not flatter Neptune for his trident,
To bring the roof to the foundation ;

Or Jove for his power to thunder. His heart's his
And bury all, which yet distinctly ranges,

mouth: In heaps and piles of ruin.

What his breast forges, that his tongue must vent;
Sia. This deserves death.

And, being angry, does forget that ever
Bru. Or let us stand to our authority,

He heard the name of death. (A noise within.
Or let us lose it. - We do here pronounce, Here's goodly work!
Upon the part o'the people, in whose power 2 Pat. I would they were a-bed!
We were elected theirs, Marcius is worthy

Men. I would they were in Tyber! - What, the of present death.

Sic. Therefore, lay hold of him;

Could he not speak them fair?
Bear him to the rock Tarpeian, and from thence Re-enter Brutus and Sicinius, with the Rabble.
Into destruction cast him.

Sic. Where is this viper,
Bru. Aediles, seize him!

That would depopulate the city, and
Cit. Yield, Marcias, yield !

Be every man himself?
Men. Hear me one word !

Men. You worthy tribunes,
Beseech you, tribunes, hear me but a word!

Sic. He shall be thrown down the Tarpeian rock
Aed. Peace, peace !

With rigorous hands; he hath resisted law,
Men. Be that you seem, truly your country's friend, And therefore law shall scorn him further trial
And temperately proceed to what you would Than the severity of the public power,
Thus violently redress.

Which he so sets at nought.
Bru. Sir, those cold ways,

1 Cit. He shall well know,
That seem like prudent helps, are very poisonous The noble tribunes are the people's mouthis,
Where the disease is violent. Lay hands upon him, And we their hands.
And bear him to the rock.

Cit. He shall, sure on't. Several speak together.
Cor. No; I'll die here! [Drawing his sword.

Men. Sir, -
There's some among you have beheld me fighting; Sic. Peace!
Come, try upon yourselves, what you have seen me. Men. Do not cry, havock, where you should but
Men. Down with that sword! — Tribunes, withdraw hunt
a while.

With modest warrant.
Bru. Lay hands upon him!

Sic. Sir, how comes it, that you
Men. Help! help Marcius! help,

Have holp to make this rescue ?
You that be noble; help him, young, and old! Men. Hear me speak! -
Cit. Down with him, down with him!

As I do know the consul's worthiness,
[In this mutiny, the Tribunes, the Ae-So can I name his faults; ---

diles, and the people, are all beat in. Sic. Consul!- what consul? Men. Go, get you to your house; be gone, away! Men. The consul Coriolanus. All will be naught else.

Bru. He a consul!
2 Sen. Get you gone!

Cit. No, no, no, no, no.
Cor. Stand fast;

Men. If, by the tribunes' leave, and yours, good
We have as many friends, as enemies.

people, Men. Shall it be put to that?

I may be heard, I'd crave a word or two;
1 Sen. The gods forbid !

The which shall turn you to no further harm,
I prythee, noble friend, home to thy house; Than so much loss of time.
Leave us to cure this cause.

Sic. Speak briefly then ;
Men. For 'tis a sore upon us !

For we are peremptory, to dispatch
You cannot tent yourself. Begone, 'beseech you! This viperous traitor: to eject him hence,
Com. Come, sir, along with us.

Were but one danger; and, to keep him here,
Cor. I would they were barbarians, (as they are, Our certain death; therefore it is decreed,
Though in Rome litter'd,) not Romans, (as they are not, He dies to-night.
Though calv’d i'the porch o’the Capitol,) -- Men. Now the good gods forbid,
Men. Be

That our renowned Rome, whose gratitude
Put not your worthy rage into your tongue; Towards her deserved children is enroll'd
On time will owe another.

In Jove's own book, like an unnatural dam,
Cor. On fair ground

Should now eat up her own!

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Cor. Let go.

Sic. He's a disease, that must be cut away. Why did you wish me milder? Would

you Men. O, he's a limb, that has but a disease;

No False to my nature? Rather say, I play Mortal, to cut it off; to cure it, easy. The man I am.


1 What has he done to Ronie, that's worthy death? Vol. O, sir, sír, sir,

Go Killing our enemies? The blood he hath lost, I would have had you put your power well on,

An (Which, I dare voueh, is more than that he hath, Before you had worn it out.

TIL By many an ounce,) he dropp'd it for his country:

Ac And, what is left, to lose it by his country,

rol. You might have been enough the man you are, | MC Were to us all, that do't, and sufl'er it, With striving less to be so : lesser had been

W A brand to the end o’the world, | The thwartings of your dispositions, if

TE Sic. This is clean kam. You had not show'd them how you were dispos'd,

NO Bru. Merely awry. When he did love his country, Ere they lack'd power to cross you.

TI It honour'd him. Cor. Let them hang.

HE Men. The service of the foot Vol. Ay, and burn too.

W Being once gangren’d, is not then respected

Enter Menerius, and Senators.

In For what before it was? Men. Come, come, you have been too rough, sone

T Bru. We'll hear no more:

thing too rough; Pursue him to his house, and pluck him thence; You must return, and mend it. Lest his infection, being of catching nature, 1 Sen. There's no remedy ;

E Spread further.

Unless, by not so doing, our good city Men. One word more, one word !

Cleave in the midst, and perish.
This tiger-footed rage, when it shall find

Vol. Pray be counsel'd:
The harm of unscana'd swiftness, will, too late, I have a heart as little apt as yours,
Tie leaden pounds to his heels. Proceed by process; But yet a brain, that leads my use of anger
Lest parties (as he is belov’d) break out,

To better vantage.
And sack great Rome with Romans.

Men, Well said, noble womad; Bru. If it were so,

Before he should'thus stoop to the herd, but that Sic. What do ye talk?

The violent fit o'the time craves it as physic Have we not had a taste of his obedience?

For the whole state, I would put mine armour on,
Our Aediles smote? ourselves resisted ? - Come! Which I can scarcely bear.

Men. Consider this; — He has been bred i'the wars Cor. What must I do?
Since he could draw a sword, and is ill school'd Men. Return to the tribunes.
In boulted language; meal and bran together Cor. Well,
He throws without distinction. Give me leave, What then? what then?
I'll go to him, and undertake to bring him

Men. Repent what you have spoke
Where he shall answer, by a lawful form,

Cor. For ihem? -- I cannot do it to the godo; (In peace) to his utmost peril.

Must I then do't to them? 1 Sen. Noble tribunes,

V ol. You are too absolute; It is the humane way: the other course

Though therein you can never be too noble, Will prove too bloody; and the end of it

But when extremities speak. I have heard you say, Unknown to the beginning.

Honour and policy, like unsever'd friends, $ic. Noble Menenius,

l'the war do grow together: grant that, and tell me, Be you then as the people's oficer:

In peace, what each of them by th’ other lose, Masters, lay down your weapons.

That they combine not there. Bru. Go not home.

Cor. Tush, tush! Sic. Meet on the market-place. We'll attend you Men. A good demand. there:

Vol. If it be honour, in your wars, to seem Where, if you bring not Marcius, we'll proceed The same you are not, (which, for your best ends, In our first way.

Yoc adopt your policy,) how is it less, or worse, Men. I'll bring him to you:

That it shall hold companionship in peace Let me desire your company. [To the Senators.] With honour, as in war; since that to both He must come,

It stands in like request ? Or what is worst will follow.

Cor. Why force you

this? 1 Sen., Pray you, let's to him!

[Lxeunt. vol. Because that now it lies you on to speak

To the people; not by your own instruction,
SCENE II. - A room in CORIOLANUS's house. Nor by the matter which your heart prompts yon to,
Enter CORIOLANUS, and Patricians,

But with such words that are but roted in
Cor. Let them pull all about mine ears ; present me Your tongue, though but bastards, and syllables
Death on the wlieel, or at wild horses' heels; Of no allowance, to your bosom's truth.
Or pile ten hills on the Tarpeian rock,

Now, this no more dishonours you at all,
That the precipitation might down stretch

Than to take in a town with gentle words,
Below the beam of sight, yet will I still,

Which else would put you to your fortane, and
Be thus to them.

The hazard of much blood.

I would dissemble with my nature, where
1 Pat. Tou do the nobler.

My fortunes, and my friends, at stake, requir'd
('or. 1
muse, my mother

I should do so in honour: I am in this,
Does not approve me further, who was wont

Your wife, your son, these senators, the nobles ;
To call them woollen vassals, things created And you will rather'show our general lowts
To buy and sell with groats; to show bare heads
In congregations, to yawn, be still, and wonder, For the inheritance of their loves, and safeguard

llow you can frown, than spend a fawn upon thera, When one but of my ordinance stood up

Of what that want might ruin.
To speak of peace, or war. I talk of you ;

Men. Noble lady!
[TO Volumnia. Come, go with us; speak fair: you may salve so,

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Not what is dangerous present, but the loss

Mother, I am going to the market-place;
Of what is past.

Chide me no more. I'll mountebank their loves,
Vol. I pr’ythee now, my son,

Cog their hearts from them, and come home belov'd
Go to them, with this bonnet in thy hand; of all the trades in Rome. Look, I am going :
And thus far having stretch'd it, (here be with them,) Commend me to my wife. I'll return consul;
Thy knee bussing the stones, (for in such business Or never trust to what my tongue can do
Action is eloquence, and the eyes of the ignorant, l'he way of flattery, further.
More learned than their ears,) waving thy head, Vol. Do your will,

(Exit. Which often, thus, correcting thy stout heart, Com. Away, the tribunes do attend you : arm yourself That humble, as the ripest mulberry,

To answer mildly; for they are prepar'd
Now will not hold the handling: or, say to them, With accusations, as I hear, more strong,
Thou art their soldier, and being bred in broils, Than are upon you yet.
Hast not the soft way, which, thou dost confess, Cor. The word is, mildly. Pray you, let us go:
Were fit for thee to use, as they to claim,

Let them accuse me by invention, I
In asking their good loves; but thou wilt frame Will answer in mine honour.
Thyself, forsooth, hereafter theirs, so far

Men. Ay, but mildly.
As thou hast power and person.

Cor. Well, mildly be it then; mildly! [Exeunt.
Men. This but done,
Even as she speaks, why, all their hearts were yours ;

SCENE UJI.- The same. The Forum.
For they have pardons, being ask'd, as free

Enter Sicixius and BRUTUS.
As words to little purpose.

Bru. In this point charge him home, that he affects
Vol. Pr’ythee, now,

Tyrannical power: if he evade us there,
Go, and be rul'd : although, I know, thou had'st rather Enforce him with his envy to the people;
Follow thine enemy in a fiery gulph,

And that the spoil, got on the Autiates,
Than flatter him in a bower. Here is Cominius. Was ne'er distributed.
Enter Co MINIUs.

Enter an Aedile.
Com. I have been i'the market-place: and, sir, What, will he come?
'tis fit

Aed. He's coming,
You make strong party, or defend yourself

Bru. How accompanied ?
By calmness, or by absence; all's in anger.

Med. With old Menenius, and those senators
Men. Only fair speech.

That always favour'd him.
Com. I think, 'twill serve, if he

Sic. Have you a catalogue
Can thereto frame his spirit.

Of all the voices that we have procur'd,
Vol. He must, and will:

Set down by the poll?
Pr'ythee, now, say, you will, and go about it.
Cor. Must I go show them my unbarb'd sconce? Aed. I have; ʼtis ready, here.

Sic. Have you collected them by tribes ?
Must I

ded. I have.
With my base tongue give to my noble heart
A lie, that it must bear? Well, I will do't:

Sic. Assemble presently the people hither :
Yet were there but this single plot to lose,

And when they hear me say, It shall be so
This mould of Marcius, they to dust

should grind it,

I'the right and strength o'the commons, be it either And throw it against the wind. To the market- For death, for fine, or banislıment, then let them, place :

If I say, fine, cry fine; if death, cry death;

Insisting on the old prerogative
You have put me now to such a part, which never

I shall discharge to the life.

i'the truth o'the cause.

Aed. I shall inform them.
Com. Come, come, we'll prompt you.
Vol. I pr’ythee now, sweet son; as thou hast said, Let them not cease, but with a din confus’d

Bru. And when such time they have began to cry,
My praises made thee first a soldier, so,
To have my praise for this, perform a part

Enforce the present execution

Of what we chance to sentence.
Thou hast not done before.

Aed. Very well.
Cor. Well, I must do't:

Sic. Made them be strong, and ready for this hint,
Away, my disposition, and possess me

When we shall hap to give't them.
Some harlot's spirit! My throat of war be turn’d,

Bru. Go about it. -
Which quired with my drum, into a pipe

(Exit Aellile. Small as an eunuch, or the virgin voice

Put him to choler straight: he hath been us'd
That babies lulls asleep! The smiles of knaves

Ever to conquer, and to have his worth
Tent in my cheeks; and school-boys' tears take up

Of contradiction. Being once chaf'd, he cannot
The glasses of my sight! A beggar's tongue

Be rein'd again to temperance; then he speaks
Make motion through my lips; and my arm'd knees, With us to break his neck.

What's in his heart; and that is there, which looks
Whu bow'd but in my stirrop, bend like his
That hath receiv'd an alms ! - I will not do't: Enter Coriolanus, Mexenirs, Comisius, Senators,
Lest I surccase to honour mine own truth,

and Patricians.
And, by my body's action, teach my mind

Sic. Well, here he comes.
A most inherent baseness.

Men. Calmly, I do beserch yon.
Vol. At thy choice then:

Cor. Ay, as an ostler, that for the poorest piece
To beg of thee, it is my more dishonour,

Will bear the knave by the volume. — The honour'd
Than thou of them. Come all to ruin; let

Thy mother rather feel thy pride, than fear Keep Rome in safety, and the chairs of jnstice
Thy dangerous stoutness : for I mock at death Supplied with worthy men! plant love among us!
With as big heart as thou. Do as thou list. Throng our large temples with the shows of peace,
Thy valiantness was mine, thou suck'dst it from me; And not our streets with war!
But owe thy pride thyself.

1 Sen. Amen, amen!
Cor. Pray, be content;

Men. A noble wish.



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