ACT IV - SCENE VI. Alexandria. OCTAVIUS CAESAR's camp.
1 Go forth, Agrippa, and begin the fight: 2 Our will is Antony be took alive; 3 Make it so known.
4 Caesar, I shall.
5 The time of universal peace is near: 6 Prove this a prosperous day, the three-nook'd world 7 Shall bear the olive freely.
Enter a Messenger
8 Antony 9 Is come into the field.
10 Go charge Agrippa 11 Plant those that have revolted in the van, 12 That Antony may seem to spend his fury 13 Upon himself.
Exeunt all but DOMITIUS ENOBARBUS
14 Alexas did revolt; and went to Jewry on 15 Affairs of Antony; there did persuade 16 Great Herod to incline himself to Caesar, 17 And leave his master Antony: for this pains 18 Caesar hath hang'd him. Canidius and the rest 19 That fell away have entertainment, but 20 No honourable trust. I have done ill; 21 Of which I do accuse myself so sorely, 22 That I will joy no more.
Enter a Soldier of CAESAR's
23 Enobarbus, Antony 24 Hath after thee sent all thy treasure, with 25 His bounty overplus: the messenger 26 Came on my guard; and at thy tent is now 27 Unloading of his mules.
28 I give it you.
29 Mock not, Enobarbus. 30 I tell you true: best you safed the bringer 31 Out of the host; I must attend mine office, 32 Or would have done't myself. Your emperor 33 Continues still a Jove.
34 I am alone the villain of the earth, 35 And feel I am so most. O Antony, 36 Thou mine of bounty, how wouldst thou have paid 37 My better service, when my turpitude 38 Thou dost so crown with gold! This blows my heart: 39 If swift thought break it not, a swifter mean 40 Shall outstrike thought: but thought will do't, I feel. 41 I fight against thee! No: I will go seek 42 Some ditch wherein to die; the foul'st best fits 43 My latter part of life.