Act 2 - Scene 2
Rome. The house of LEPIDUS.
Enter DOMITIUS ENOBARBUS and LEPIDUS
Good Enobarbus, 'tis a worthy deed,
And shall become you well, to entreat your captain
To soft and gentle
I shall entreat him
To answer like himself: if Caesar move him,
Let Antony look over Caesar's head
speak as loud as Mars. By Jupiter,
Were I the wearer of Antonius' beard,
I would not shave't to-day.
'Tis not a time
For private stomaching.
Serves for the matter that is then born in't.
But small to greater matters must give way.
Not if the small come first.
Your speech is passion:
But, pray you, stir no embers up. Here comes
The noble Antony.
Enter MARK ANTONY and VENTIDIUS
And yonder, Caesar.
Enter OCTAVIUS CAESAR, MECAENAS, and AGRIPPA
If we compose well here, to Parthia:
I do not know,
Mecaenas; ask Agrippa.
That which combined us was most great, and let not
A leaner action rend us. What's amiss,
it be gently heard: when we debate
Our trivial difference loud, we do commit
Murder in healing wounds: then,
The rather, for I earnestly beseech,
Touch you the sourest points with sweetest terms,
curstness grow to the matter.
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