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[Scene IV.]


Enter Anthony and Cleopatra, with others.

Ant.
Eros, mine Armour Eros.

Cleo.
Sleepe a little.

Ant.
No my Chucke. Eros, come mine Armor Eros.
Enter Eros.
Come good Fellow, put thine Iron on,
If Fortune be not ours to day, it is
Becauſe we braue her. Come.

Cleo.
Nay, Ile helpe too, Anthony.
What's this for? Ah let be, let be, thou art
The Armourer of my heart: Falſe, falſe: This, this,
Sooth-law Ile helpe: Thus it muſt bee.

Ant.
Well, well, we ſhall thriue now.
Seeſt thou my good Fellow. Go, put on thy defences.

Eros.
Briefely Sir.

Cleo.
Is not this buckled well?

Ant.
Rarely, rarely:
He that vnbuckles this, till we do pleaſe
To daft for our Repoſe, ſhall heare a ſtorme.
Thou fumbleſt Eros, and my Queenes a Squire
More tight at this, then thou: Diſpatch. O Loue,
That thou couldſt ſee my Warres to day, and knew'ſt
The Royall Occupation, thou ſhould'ſt ſee
A Workeman in't.
Enter an Armed Soldier.
Good morrow to thee, welcome,
Thou look'ſt like him that knowes a warlike Charge:
To buſineſſe that we loue, we riſe betime,
And go too't with delight.

Soul.
A thouſand Sir, early though't be, haue on their
Riueted trim, and at the Port expect you. Showt.
Trumpets Flouriſh.
Enter Captaines, and Souldiers.

Alex.
The Morne is faire: Good morrow Generall.

All.
Good morrow Generall.

Ant.
'Tis well blowne Lads.
This Morning, like the ſpirit of a youth
That meanes to be of note, begins betimes.
So, ſo: Come giue me that, this way, well-ſed.
Fare thee well Dame, what ere becomes of me,
This is a Soldiers kiſſe: rebukeable,
And worthy ſhamefull checke it were, to ſtand
On more Mechanicke Complement, Ile leaue thee.
Now like a man of Steele, you that will fight,
Follow me cloſe, Ile bring you too't: Adieu. Exeunt.

Char.
Pleaſe you retyre to your Chamber?

Cleo.
Lead me:
He goes forth gallantly: That he and Cæſar might
Determine this great Warre in ſingle fight;
Then Anthony; but now. Well on. Exeunt

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