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Or dead, or sleeping on him ? But dead, rather ; For nature doth abhor to make
his bed With the defunct, or sleep upon the dead. — Let's see the boy's face.
Vans. He is alive, my lord. Luc. He'll then instruct us of this body. — Young one,
Tre. That by proscription, and bills of outlawry, Octavius, Antony, and Lepidus,
Have put to death an hundred senators. . Cas. Cicero one ? Tre. Cicero is dead ;
and by that order of proscription. Had you your letters from your wife, my lord ?
Cleopatra, catching but the least noise of this, dies instantly : I have seen her die
twenty times upon far poorer moment. Ant. She is cunning past man's thought.
Fulvia is dead. Enob. Sir? Ant. Fulvia is dead. Enob. Fulvia? Ant. Dead. Enob.
Why, there's more gold. But, sirrah, mark ; we use To say, the dead are well :
bring it to that, The gold, I give thee, will I melt, and pour Down thy ill-uttering
throat. Mess. Good madam, hear me. Cleo. 32 ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. [ACT
How ! not yet dead ? not dead ? Enter Guard and Dercetas. The guard ? how !- -
O despatch me. 1 Guard. What's the noise ? Ant. I have done my work ill, friends ;
O, make an end Of what I have begun. 1 Guard. The star is fallen. 1 Guard.
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The version of King Lear revised by Tate is not the real King Lear. It has been completely rewritten to give it a super happy ending. Wanting to get more familiar with Shakespeare, I read the whole play, not realizing that it wasn't the real tragedy. Very disappointed to find out after the fact that I read a counterfeit play. Reminds me of the Disney-fication of The Little Mermaid or the "Super Happy Ending" in Wayne's World.