At Caesar - AtCaesar',.Heis...

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At Caesar's camp outside Alexandria, Agrippa and Maecenas attend their general. He is  reading an insulting letter from Antony, and after he finishes, he considers its contents.  "He calls me boy," Caesar says, and he adds that Antony challenges him to "personal  combat." Prudently, Caesar refuses to accept the challenge. Maecenas advises Caesar to press forward in the battle while Antony is so obviously at  a disadvantage. Caesar agrees, for not only is his army strong, but he has gained  additional men who have deserted Antony's army. At this point, Shakespeare's vision of Caesar does not change; he will remain  throughout the rest of the drama as a cool, calculating strategist. While Antony's defeat  is a loss of honor to Antony, a matter to be resolved on the dueling field, to Caesar it is  nothing more or less than the result of a battle. Caesar is irritated at Antony's slighting  remarks, but unlike his foe, he does not let his emotions affect his judgment. There 
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