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Luc. Ay, my Lord, an it please you.
It does, my boy: I trouble thee too much, but thou art willing.
Luc. It is my duty, sir.
Bru. I should not urge thy duty past thy might; I know, young bloods look for a time of rest.
Luc. I have slept, my lord, already.
Bru. It is well done; and thou shalt sleep again;
[Musick, and a song.
down, Where I left reading? Here it is, I think,
[He sits down. Enter the Ghost of Cæsar. How ill this taper burns !-Ha! who comes here? I think, it is the weakness of mine eyes, That shapes this monstrous apparition. It comes upon me :-Art thou any thing? Art thou some god, some angel, or some devil, That mak'st my blood cold, and my hair to stare? Speak to me, what thou art.
Ghost. Thy evil spirit, Brutus.
Why com'st thou ? Ghost. To tell thee, thou shalt see me at Philippi.
Ay, at Philippi.
[Ghost vanishes. Bru. Why, I will see thee at Philippi then.Now I have taken heart, thou vanishest: Ill spirit, I would hold more talk with thee.Boy! Lucius!- Varro! Claudius! Sirs, awake! Claudius!
Luc. The strings, my lord, are false.
Bru. He thinks, he still is at his instrument.--
Luc. My lord!
cry'dst out? Luc. My lord, I do not know that I did cry. Bru. Yes, that thou didst: Didst thou see any
thing? Luc. Nothing, my lord.
Bru. Sleep again, Lucius.- Sirrah, Claudius!
Var. My lord.
Ay; saw you any thing?
Nor I, my lord.
Bru. Go, and commend me to my brother Cas
Bid him set on his powers betimes before,
ACT V. SCENE I.
The Plains of Philippi.
Ant. Tut, I am in their bosoms, and I know
Enter a Messenger.
Prepare you, generals: The enemy comes on in gallant show; Their bloody sign of battle is hung out, And something to be done immediately.
Ant. Octavius, lead your battle softly on,
Oct. Upon the right hand I, keep thou the left.
Drum. Enter BRUTUS, CASSIUS, and their Army;
DUCILIUS, TITINIUS, MESSALA, and Others.
Ant. No, Cæsar, we will answer on their charge. Make forth, the generals would have some words.
Oct. Stir not until the signal.
Not stingless too.
vile daggers Hack'd one another in the sides of Cæsar : You show'd your teeth like apes, and fawn'd like