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  • Title: Anthony and Cleopatra (Folio 1, 1623)
  • Editor: Randall Martin
  • ISBN: 978-1-55058-433-2

    Copyright Randall Martin. This text may be freely used for educational, non-profit purposes; for all other uses contact the Editor.
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Editor: Randall Martin
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    Anthony and Cleopatra (Folio 1, 1623)

    Enter Lepidus, Mecenas and Agrippa.
    Lepidus. Trouble your selues no further: pray you
    hasten your Generals after.
    Agr. Sir, Marke Anthony, will e'ne but kisse Octauia,
    1015and weele follow.
    Lepi. Till I shall see you in your Souldiers dresse,
    Which will become you both: Farewell.
    Mece. We shall: as I conceiue the iourney, be at
    Mount before you Lepidus.
    1020Lepi. Your way is shorter, my purposes do draw me
    much about, you'le win two dayes vpon me.
    Both. Sir good successe.
    Lepi. Farewell.