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tyger; that shall our poor city find; and all this is long of you.
St. Tre gods be good unto us!
Men, No, in such a case the gods will not be good unto us. When we baniihed him, we refpeéted not them: and he returning to break our: necks, they respect not iis.
Enter a Mestenger.
Enter another. Messenger.
Mef. As certain as I know the sun is fire :
furked, that you make doubt of it? Ne'er through an arch so hurried the blown tide, As the recomforted through th' gates. Why, hark
you;. [Trumpets, Hauthoys, Drums beat all together. The trumpets, fackbuts, pfalteries and fifes, Tubors and cymbals, and the thouting Romans Make the fun dance. Hark you! [A shout within.
Men. This is good news:
A fea and land full. You've pray'd well to-day: This morning, for ten thousand of your throats I'd not have given a doit. Hark, how they joy !
[Sound fill with the shouts. Sic. First, the gods bless you for your tidings: Accept my thankfulness.
[next, Mer. Sir, we have all great cause to give great Sic. They're near the city ?
[thanks. Mes. Almost at point to enter.
Sic. We'll meet them, and help the joy. [Exeunt. Enter two Senators, with Ladies, passing over the
Stage ; with other Lords. Sen. Behold our patroness, the life of Rome : Call all your tribes together, praise the gods, And make triumphant fires : strew flowers before Unshout the noise that banished Marcius; [them: Repeal him with the welcome of his mother: Cry,---Welcome, Ladies, welcome ! [Exeunt. All. Welcome, Ladies, welcome !
[ 4 flourish with Drums and Trumpetsa SCENE changes to a public Place in Antium.
Enter TULLUS AUFIDIUS, with Attendants. Auf. Go tell the Lords o'th'city, I am here : Deliver them this paper : having read it, Bid them repair to th' market-place, where I, Even in theirs and in the commons' ears, Will vouch the truth of it. He, I accuse, The city ports by this hach entered; and Intends. t' appear before the people, hoping To purge himself with words. Dispatch.---Moft
welcome ! Enter three or four Conspirator's of Aufidius's
Auf. Even so
2 Con. Most noble Sir,
Auf. Sir, I cannot tell;
3 Con. The people will remain uncertain whilst
Auf. I know it ;
3. Cor. Sir, his stoutuess.
Auf. That I would have spoke of:
1 Con. So he did, my Lord: The
army marvelled at it; and, at last, When he had carried Rome, and that we looked For no less spoil than glory
Auf. There was it;For which my finews fhall be stretched upon him; At a few drops of women's rheum, which are As cheap as lies, he fold the blood and labour Of our great action; therefore he shall die, And I'll renew me in his fall. But, hark !
[Drums and Trumpets found, with great
shouts of the people. i Con. Your native town you entered like a post, And had no welcomes home; but he returns, Splitting the air with noise.
-2 Con. And patient fools, Whole children he hath Plain, their base throats tear, -Giving him glory.
-3 Con. Therefore at your vantage, Ere he express himself, or move the people With what he would say, let him feel your sword, Which we will second. When he lyes along, After your way his tale pronounced thall bury His reasons with his body.
Auf. Say no more,
Enter the Lords of the City.
Auf. I have not deserved it.
All. We have.
i Lord. And grieve to hear it. What faults he made before the last, I think, Might have found easy fines: but there to end,
Where he was to begin, and give away
Auf. He approaches, you shall hear him.
lours; the Commons being with him.
Auf. Read it not, noble Lords.
Cor. Traitor! how now?