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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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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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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
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Ha, my brave emperor, Shall we dance

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Enobarbus, to Antony
Ha, my brave emperor,
Shall we dance now the Egyptian bacchanals
And celebrate our drink?
Pompey
Let’s ha ‘t, good soldier.
Antony
Come, let’s all take hands
Till that the conquering wine hath steeped our sense
In soft and delicate Lethe.
Enobarbus
All take hands.
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Act 2
Scene 7
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