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Menas

If the great gods be just

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Pompey
If the great gods be just, they shall assist
The deeds of justest men.
Menas
Know, worthy Pompey,
That what they do delay they not deny.
Pompey
Whiles we are suitors to their throne, decays
The thing we sue for.
Menas
We, ignorant of ourselves,
Beg often our own harms,
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Act 2
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Caesar and Lepidus Are in the field

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Menas
Caesar and Lepidus
Are in the field. A mighty strength they carry.
Pompey
Where have you this? ‘Tis false.
Menas
From Silvius, sir.
Pompey
He dreams. I know they are in Rome together,
Looking for Antony. But all the charms of love,
Salt Cleopatra, soften thy wanned lip!
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Act 2
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You have done well by water

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Enobarbus
You have done well by water.
Menas
And you by land.
Enobarbus
I will praise any man that will praise me,
though it cannot be denied what I have done by land.
Menas
Nor what I have done by water.
Enobarbus
Yes, something you can deny for your own
safety: you have been a great thief by sea.
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Act 2
Scene 6
Line 113

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Caesar’s sister is called Octavia

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Enobarbus
Caesar’s sister is called Octavia.
Menas
True, sir. She was the wife of Caius Marcellus.
Enobarbus
But she is now the wife of Marcus Antonius.
Menas
Pray you, sir?
Enobarbus
‘Tis true.
Menas
Then is Caesar and he forever knit together.
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Act 2
Scene 6
Line 139

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Wilt thou be lord of all the world?

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Menas, aside to Pompey
Wilt thou be lord of all the world?
Pompey
What sayst thou?
Menas
Wilt thou be lord of the whole world? That’s twice.
Pompey
How should that be?
Menas
But entertain it,
And though thou think me poor,
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Act 2
Scene 7
Line 69

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