This scene also takes place in Cleopatra

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This scene also takes place in Cleopatra's palace in Alexandria. Cleopatra's servants are talking to a  fortuneteller (a soothsayer) and are trying to get him to predict how they will all fare in love. Charmian  and Iras, two of Cleopatra's attendants, and Alexas, one of her male attendants, are trying to get the  soothsayer to specify their futures. He avoids direct answers, however, and instead, predicts that  Charmian will outlive her mistress, Cleopatra. Enobarbus, a friend to Antony and an officer in his  army (and also something of a cynic), is also present, and he interrupts the chatter of the servants  when he hears someone coming. It is Cleopatra, looking for Antony. She says that Antony was  mirthful until a "Roman thought" struck him and destroyed his happy mood. Antony enters then, accompanied by a messenger, but Cleopatra and her attendants leave before he 
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