The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (Google eBook)

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D. C. Heath & Company, 1915 - English drama - 190 pages
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User Review  - Martyn Rush - Goodreads

Contains two or three of the greatest speeches in the English language. Read full review

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User Review  - David Sarkies - Goodreads

A question of tyranny 3 September 2014 I am surprised that it has taken me this long to actually get around to re-reading this play so as to write a commentary on it considering that it happens to be ... Read full review

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Page 56 - speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke, But here I am to speak what I do know. You all did love him once, not without cause: What cause withholds you then, to mourn for him? 0 judgement! thou art fled to brutish beasts, And men have lost their reason. Bear with me;
Page 95 - Mes. Octavius, then take him to follow thee, That did the latest service to my master. Ant. This was the noblest Roman of them all: All the conspirators save only he Did that they did in envy of great Caesar; 70 He only, in a general honest thought And common good to all, made one of them.
Page 70 - Bru. You say you are a better soldier; Let it appear so; make your vaunting true, And it shall please me well: for mine own part, I shall be glad to learn of noble men. Cas. You wrong me every way; you wrong me, Brutus; Bru. If you did, I care not.
Page 67 - It useth an enforced ceremony. There are no tricks in plain and simple faith; But hollow men, like horses hot at hand, Make gallant show and promise of their mettle; But when they should endure the bloody spur, They fall their crests, and, like deceitful jades, Sink in the trial. Comes his army on?
Page 9 - But in ourselves, that we are underlings. Brutus and Caesar: what should be in that "Caesar"? Why should that name be sounded more than yours? Write them together, yours is as fair a name; Sound them, it doth become the mouth as well; Weigh them, it is as heavy; conjure with 'em, Brutus will start a spirit as soon
Page xii - about the means. He has no qualms of conscience in the matter of removing Antony as well as Caesar; he will not cavil at the measures taken by his lieutenants for raising money " In such a time as this, it is not meet That every nice offence should bear his comment." [ He allows his political convictions to be
Page 69 - Wherein my letters, praying on his side, Because I knew the man, were slighted off. Bru. You wrong'd yourself to write in such a case. Cas. In such a time as this it is not meet That every nice offence should bear his comment.' Bru. Let me tell you, Cassius, you yourself Are much condemn'd to have an itching palm;
Page 33 - T is good. Go to the gate; somebody knocks. [Exit Lucius. Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar, I have not slept. Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream: The genius and the mortal instruments Are then in council; and the state of man,
Page 49 - Here didst thou fall; and here thy hunters stand, Sign'd in thy spoil, and crimson'd in thy lethe. O world, thou wast the forest to this hart; And this, indeed, O world, the heart of thee. How like a deer, strucken by many princes, Dost thou here lie!
Page 10 - Ant. Caesar? CCes. Let me have men about me that are fat: Sleek-headed men and such as sleep o' nights: Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much: such men are

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