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Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare
No Fear Act 2 Scene 7
No Fear Act 2 Scene 7 Page 7

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POMPEY

I’ll try you on the shore.

POMPEY

We’ll have a rematch at your feast on shore.

ANTONY

And shall, sir. Give ’s your hand.

ANTONY

Yes, we will. Let’s shake on it.

POMPEY

O Antony, You have my father’s house.
But what? We are friends. Come, down into the boat.

POMPEY

Oh, Antony, even if you’ve taken my father’s house, what is that to me? We’re friends! Come, this way to the rowboat.

ENOBARBUS

125Take heed you fall not.

ENOBARBUS

Be careful not to fall in.
Exeunt all but MENAS and ENOBARBUS
Everyone exits except MENAS and ENOBARBUS.
                                             Menas, I’ll not on shore.
Menas, I’m not going back on shore.

MENAS

No, to my cabin. These drums, these trumpets, flutes! What!
Let Neptune hear we bid a loud farewell
To these great fellows. Sound and be hanged, sound out!

MENAS

No, come to my cabin. We’ll have the musicians play drums, trumpets, flutes. What do you say? We’ll make

Neptune

Roman god of the sea

Neptune
hear us bid a loud good night to these great men. Play and be damned. Play loud!
Sound a flourish, with drums
Trumpets and drums play a fanfare.

ENOBARBUS

Hoo! says ’a. There’s my cap.

ENOBARBUS

Hooray, I say. There’s my hat!
He flings it in the air
He throws his hat in the air.

MENAS

130Hoo! Noble captain, come.

MENAS

Hooray! Come on, noble captain.
Exeunt
They exit.