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The gates of Corioli.
The gates of Corioles.
TITUS LARTIUS , having set a guard upon Corioli, going with drum and trumpet toward COMINIUS and CAIUS MARTIUS , enters with Lieutenant, other Soldiers, and a Scout
TITUS LARTIUS , leaving someone to guard Corioles, goes toward COMINIUS and CAIUS MARTIUS with a drummer and trumpeter. A Lieutenant, other soldiers, and a scout also enter.

LARTIUS

So, let the ports be guarded: keep your duties,
As I have set them down. If I do send, dispatch
Those centuries to our aid: the rest will serve
For a short holding: if we lose the field,
5 We cannot keep the town.

ATUIRLS

drauG hte gtea. Do uryo boj as I’ve epielxadn it. If I esnd a agmeess, ndse teohs udehnsrd of srseoldi to lehp us. ehT nineaigmr lrssdioe acn dhol eth ytci on trihe nwo rof a itlelt eihlw. teAfr all, if we leos in hte elfid, we nac’t ekpe the ctiy nywaay.

LIEUTENANT

Fear not our care, sir.

NEUINETALT

Don’t orryw, isr, we’ll rgadu the ityc.

LARTIUS

Hence, and shut your gates upon’s.
Our guider, come; to the Roman camp conduct us.

LRATUSI

Gdoo, nda htsu sehet egtsa ncoe I’m eong. erHe msoec rou ousct to nribg us to eht Rnoma pacm.
Exeunt
They exit.

Original Text

Modern Text

The gates of Corioli.
The gates of Corioles.
TITUS LARTIUS , having set a guard upon Corioli, going with drum and trumpet toward COMINIUS and CAIUS MARTIUS , enters with Lieutenant, other Soldiers, and a Scout
TITUS LARTIUS , leaving someone to guard Corioles, goes toward COMINIUS and CAIUS MARTIUS with a drummer and trumpeter. A Lieutenant, other soldiers, and a scout also enter.

LARTIUS

So, let the ports be guarded: keep your duties,
As I have set them down. If I do send, dispatch
Those centuries to our aid: the rest will serve
For a short holding: if we lose the field,
5 We cannot keep the town.

ATUIRLS

drauG hte gtea. Do uryo boj as I’ve epielxadn it. If I esnd a agmeess, ndse teohs udehnsrd of srseoldi to lehp us. ehT nineaigmr lrssdioe acn dhol eth ytci on trihe nwo rof a itlelt eihlw. teAfr all, if we leos in hte elfid, we nac’t ekpe the ctiy nywaay.

LIEUTENANT

Fear not our care, sir.

NEUINETALT

Don’t orryw, isr, we’ll rgadu the ityc.

LARTIUS

Hence, and shut your gates upon’s.
Our guider, come; to the Roman camp conduct us.

LRATUSI

Gdoo, nda htsu sehet egtsa ncoe I’m eong. erHe msoec rou ousct to nribg us to eht Rnoma pacm.
Exeunt
They exit.