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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 Anthony and Scarrus, with their Army.
    Ant. Their preparation is to day by Sea,
    We please them not by Land.
    Scar. For both, my Lord.
    2740Ant. I would they'ld fight i'th'Fire, or i'th'Ayre,
    Wee'ld fight there too. But this it is, our Foote
    Vpon the hilles adioyning to the Citty
    Shall stay with vs. Order for Sea is giuen,
    They haue put forth the Hauen:
    2745Where their appointment we may best discouer,
    And looke on their endeuour.