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“TO EARN “A PLACE I’ THE STORY” Jacobean Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra , Lecture 3
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P.143, 3.7.19: Cleopatra and Enobarbus ENOBARBUS Your presence needs must puzzle Antony; Take from his heart, take from his brain, from's time, What should not then be spared. He is already Traduced for levity ;* and 'tis said in Rome That Photinus an eunuch and your maids Manage this war. CLEOPATRA Sink Rome, and their tongues rot That speak against us! A charge we bear i' the
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CLEO: “I… put my tires and mantles on him, whilst I wore his sword Philippan”(2.5.26ff) Hercules and Omphale exchange clothing Venus disarms Mars
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CLEO: “…as president of my kingdom, will appear there for a man” ELIZABETH , Queen of England I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and….I myself will take up arms, I myself will be your general… --Elizabeth I, to troops at Tilbury in 1588, on the eve of the war with Spain. VENUS ARMATA (Armed Venus)
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143-5, 3.7.34ff: Antony takes Caesar’s dare MARK ANTONY Canidius, we Will fight with him by sea. CLEOPATRA By sea! what else? CANIDIUS Why will my lord do so? MARK ANTONY For that he dares us to't. ENOBARBUS So hath my lord dared him to single fight. CANIDIUS Ay, and to wage this battle at Pharsalia. Where Caesar fought with Pompey: but these
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P.145, 3.7.53ff: Enobarbus’ advice ENOBARBUS Most worthy sir, you therein throw away The absolute soldiership you have by land…[and] quite forego The way which promises assurance; and Give up yourself merely to chance and hazard, From firm security. MARK ANTONY I'll fight at sea.
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P.153, 3.10.22ff: Battle of Actium SCARUS Antony… like a doting mallard, Leaving the fight in height, flies after her. I never saw an action of such shame; Experience, manhood, honour, ne'er before Did violate so itself…. (Enter Canidius) CANIDIUS : O, he has given example for our flight Most grossly by his own. …To Caesar will I render My legions and my horse: six kings already Show me the way of yielding.
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P.167, 3.13.48ff: Enobarbus’ Dilemma Enobarbus, [ aside ] Mine honesty and I begin to square. The loyalty well held to fools does make Our faith mere folly: yet he that can endure To follow with allegiance a fall'n lord Does conquer him that did his master conquer, And earns a place i' the story .
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P.169, 3.13.84ff: Cleopatra to Thidias THIDIAS [It] would warm his spirits, To hear from me you had left Antony, And put yourself under his shroud, The universal landlord…. CLEOPATRA Say to great Caesar this…
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