Internet Shakespeare Editions

Author: William Shakespeare
Editor: William Godshalk
Peer Reviewed

Troilus and Cressida (Quarto 1, 1609)

Enter Agam: Aiax, Mene: Nestor, Diom:
and the rest marching.
Aga. Hark, harke, what is this?
of Troylus and Cresseida.
Nest. Peace drums.
3525Sould: within. Achilles, Achilles, Hectors slaine Achilles.
Dio. The bruite is Hectors slaine and by Achilles.
Aiax. If it be so yet braglesse let it bee,
Great Hector was as good a man as he.
Aga. March patiently along: let one bee sent,
3530To pray Achilles see vs at our tent:
If in his death the Gods haue vs befriended.
Great Troy is ours, and our sharpe wars are ended. Exeunt.