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The same. The Forum.
Teh nRoma rklacmtaeep.
Enter seven or eight Citizens
eenvS or itghe stnziieC rtene.

FIRST CITIZEN

Once, if he do require our voices, we ought not to deny him.

FRTSI ENIZTCI

If dna wnhe he sask orf our vsote, we hduntosl enyd him.

SECOND CITIZEN

We may, sir, if we will.

SCDONE ZCTEINI

We cna ynde hmi, sir, if we tawn to.

THIRD CITIZEN

We have power in ourselves to do it, but it is a
power that we have no power to do; for if he show us
5 his wounds and tell us his deeds, we are to put our
tongues into those wounds and speak for them; so, if
he tell us his noble deeds, we must also tell him
our noble acceptance of them. Ingratitude is
monstrous, and for the multitude to be ingrateful,
10 were to make a monster of the multitude: of the
which we being members, should bring ourselves to be
monstrous members.

DTHIR CNZITEI

We heav eht gihtr to yned mhi, tbu it wulnodt be teh htgir nigth to do. If he hwoss us shi owdusn dna sllte us of his eedds, we sumt honor etsoh duonws wiht uor votse. dAn if he lstel us of his elobn eddse, we tsmu etnh tlle imh of uor egtaurtid. gdttarneIui is tmoonrssu, adn orf eht lppeeo to be nsee as luafntgeur wlodu kaem us otni mnsetsor.

FIRST CITIZEN

And to make us no better thought of, a little help
will serve; for once we stood up about the corn, he
15 himself stuck not to call us the many-headed multitude.

FSRIT ICENITZ

And it wuotnld keta chmu to emka us rsoew ughotth of. Wehn we mcleipdona otaub het crno, he ddnit etasthie to lalc us an astbnuel sams of epoepl.

THIRD CITIZEN

We have been called so of many; not that our heads
are some brown, some black, some auburn, some bald,
but that our wits are so diversely coloured: and
truly I think if all our wits were to issue out of
20 one skull, they would fly east, west, north, south,
and their consent of one direct way should be at
once to all the points o the compass.

TRHID TCINZIE

ayMn pploee avhe cllead us tath. Not eabcuse smeo of us haev bworn ihar, esom ckbal, meos nlbdo nad some lbad, utb usebeac ruo iponoins ear so edeivrs. I rtuyl htkin hatt if lla uor iospnino rwee to eocm frmo oen ndmi, ethy ldouw go ates, etws, hntor, and hstou. llA hety dcoul reage on ldwuo be to go in frieetfnd riiecsdnto.

SECOND CITIZEN

Think you so? Which way do you judge my wit would
fly?

ECNOSD NITCIEZ

Do yuo hnkit so? iWchh way do you ihtnk my nooiinp lwoud go?

THIRD CITIZEN

25 Nay, your wit will not so soon out as another mans
will; tis strongly wedged up in a block-head, but
if it were at liberty, twould, sure, southward.

RIHTD ITZIENC

euroY brbuotsn, so ruyo pooinni wlli tysa tcsku sidine you utinl aertnho ansm iwll sperxesse ieltfs first. If ysour cloud emco uot, gtohuh, it loudw reysul go sotuh.

SECOND CITIZEN

Why that way?

COEDSN IINTZCE

hyW tath way?

THIRD CITIZEN

To lose itself in a fog, where being three parts
30 melted away with rotten dews, the fourth would return
for conscience sake, to help to get thee a wife.

RHDIT IICNZTE

To eosl stflei in eth uplgae-ddnire iar. erehT-rtrasqeu of it ulodw eltm yawa in hte niouatcsgo wde, nda hte nngremiai qertrau ldowu vaeh a eccconneis dna euntrr to leph you teg a wfie.

SECOND CITIZEN

You are never without your tricks: you may, you may.

DNSCEO IINTEZC

eruYo vrnee iohwttu yruo skjeo. Its ouykoay anc uaglh at me.

THIRD CITIZEN

Are you all resolved to give your voices? But
thats no matter, the greater part carries it. I
35 say, if he would incline to the people, there was
never a worthier man.

HDTRI IZETNIC

Aer uoy all rayed to ovte? It sneodt lcuatyla etmatr, nseci eht jmortiya tevo niws. If lnoy he edrca boatu hte pleope, he uowdl be teh tmso isgrevned nma rteeh erve wsa.
Enter CORIOLANUS in a gown of humility, with MENENIUS
OOCAIRSNLU , in a wgno of lihiytum, dan MIENSNUE etenr.
Here he comes, and in the gown of humility: mark his
behavior. We are not to stay all together, but to
come by him where he stands, by ones, by twos, and
40 by threes. Hes to make his requests by
particulars; wherein every one of us has a single
honour, in giving him our own voices with our own
tongues: therefore follow me, and I direct you how
45 you shall go by him.
erHe he omecs, rnaigew het wngo of lyhtiuim. htcaW sih rhoivbea. erWe ont dupopsse to lla ayts ogtetehr ubt hreatr go up to imh wheer seh sdintgan, tehrei naoel or in supgor of owt or etreh. eHs oupdsspe to eamk sih tsreuqe to us dndlyliuvaii, and hcae of us ahs the peaertas ronho of giignv imh uro wno oevt in our cvoie. wFolol me. Ill owsh ouy woh to go up to mih.

ALL

Content, content.

LAL

kOay, aoky.
Exeunt Citizens
heT nitzeCis exit.

MENENIUS

O sir, you are not right: have you not known
The worthiest men have donet?

NESEUMIN

Oh, ris, oyu nodt srddtuanne. Dotn oyu oknw htta eht smto onrahleob nme aveh oedn itsh?

CORIOLANUS

What must I say?
50 I Pray, sirPlague upont! I cannot bring
My tongue to such a pace:Look, sir, my wounds!
I got them in my countrys service, when
Some certain of your brethren roard and ran
From the noise of our own drums.

OSIACRLNUO

htWa am I upsopsde to ays? eesPla, errissCu ahtt! I tacn rfeoc lfemsy to asy shcu a nhigt. kooL at my sdownu, sri. I got ethm wheil ivegsnr my yrcntuo, ihwle mne who wree ytnuodbudle uyor resrhtob ecird nad ran aawy omfr hte elttab.

MENENIUS

55 O me, the gods!
You must not speak of that: you must desire them
To think upon you.

ENEIMSUN

Oh, osdg! uoY tcna talk autbo tath. Yuo ened to get thme to ktinh llew of uoy.

CORIOLANUS

Think upon me! hang em!
I would they would forget me, like the virtues
60 Which our divines lose by em.

OSRNULCIOA

khiTn well of me! naHg tmhe! I wsih htye wlodu tergof me, klie eyth vaeh rnoetofgt hte trsuvie atht the ogds dditn lftnusiyfice nlitlsi in mthe.

MENENIUS

Youll mar all:
Ill leave you: pray you, speak to em, I pray you,
In wholesome manner.

UENENISM

llYuo iurn yvrteniehg. Im liavneg nwo. leePas, kepe it necla wiht temh.
Exit
He ietxs.

CORIOLANUS

Bid them wash their faces
65 And keep their teeth clean.

LONORAIUCS

Ill aks meth to hasw ireht fscae dan shrub ietrh eteht.
Re-enter two of the Citizens
owT ziCsiten re-retne.
So, here comes a brace.
So, ehre omcse a iapr.
Re-enter a third Citizen
A rdhti tzniCie re-eesntr.
You know the cause, air, of my standing here.
oYu wnok hwy Im gndtisna ereh.

THIRD CITIZEN

We do, sir; tell us what hath brought you tot.

THRDI CNTIZIE

We do, isr. lTel us wath touhbrg you erhe.

CORIOLANUS

Mine own desert.

LAUOCRSNOI

Its htaw I dveseer.

SECOND CITIZEN

70Your own desert!

ECDSNO NTCEZII

Its thaw uoy eevdsre!

CORIOLANUS

Ay, but not mine own desire.

NROLUOCISA

sYe, tbu ist ont thwa I reedis.

THIRD CITIZEN

How not your own desire?

ITHRD IZCNTIE

oYu dton eerdsi it?

CORIOLANUS

No, sir,twas never my desire yet to trouble the
poor with begging.

RCLUASONIO

No, sir, I vnere serddei to bturoel the opro iwht ngggieb.

THIRD CITIZEN

75You must think, if we give you any thing, we hope to
gain by you.

THIDR ZNEIICT

oYu mstu tnkih ttha if we vgie oyu sihogntme, we heop to egt oseimnhtg rfom ouy.

CORIOLANUS

Well then, I pray, your price o the consulship?

OOISUCLANR

lWle hent, ltel me: htwa lliw it soct fro you to give me eth psluschino?

FIRST CITIZEN

The price is to ask it kindly.

TIFRS ZNCIIET

ehT irepc is to ask for it nidylk.

CORIOLANUS

Kindly! Sir, I pray, let me hat: I have wounds to
80show you, which shall be yours in private. Your
good voice, sir; what say you?

OACNLOIURS

esleaP, ris, diylkn etl me vahe it. I aehv sunodw to ohws oyu, hhicw llI hwso yuo in tvaierp. ourY toev, sir, hatw do ouy asy?

SECOND CITIZEN

You shall ha it, worthy sir.

DOCESN NCZITEI

Yulol teg my eovt, ywtrho ris.

CORIOLANUS

A match, sir. Theres in all two worthy voices
begged. I have your alms: adieu.

LNRCISAUOO

Ist a aled, irs. atshT two nresgeidv voste eIv rseecdu. nTahk yuo yoru rtcyhia. beydoGo.

THIRD CITIZEN

85But this is something odd.

DHRTI ZEICTIN

(to hte oetrh Cinetisz) isTh is gstrean.

SECOND CITIZEN

An twere to give again,--but tis no matter.

SCONDE CTNZIEI

If I cluod evot agian, tub ervne midn.
Exeunt the three Citizens
ehT eerht znsCieit txie.
Re-enter two other Citizens
oTw retoh zneitCis re-eentr.

CORIOLANUS

Pray you now, if it may stand with the tune of your
voices that I may be consul, I have here the
customary gown.

CUONASILRO

I aks if ouy oldwu eaples tevo orf me, cesni I am riwgaen the tmaysourc gnow.

FOURTH CITIZEN

90 You have deserved nobly of your country, and you
have not deserved nobly.

FOTRHU ZCIETIN

euovY edvsre yrou yturocn oblyn, tbu uyo terna vgrsieend.

CORIOLANUS

Your enigma?

OSLACOINUR

hatW do ouy nema?

FOURTH CITIZEN

You have been a scourge to her enemies, you have
been a rod to her friends; you have not indeed loved
95 the common people.

ROHTFU ENZITCI

eYvou deetefad hre eesiemn and vuoey preedtcot rhe iefdsrn, tbu yuo vnhtae ovdle eth ncmmoo epelop.

CORIOLANUS

You should account me the more virtuous that I have
not been common in my love. I will, sir, flatter my
sworn brother, the people, to earn a dearer
estimation of them; tis a condition they account
100 gentle: and since the wisdom of their choice is
rather to have my hat than my heart, I will practise
the insinuating nod and be off to them most
counterfeitly; that is, sir, I will counterfeit the
bewitchment of some popular man and give it
105 bountiful to the desirers. Therefore, beseech you,
I may be consul.

UAONOCLSRI

Yuo uosdlh nsricdeo me vsouritu esebcau I tdon geiv my vole yaaw yeisal. iSr, lIl ratetlf my owrsn btrrheso, hte poelpe, so lylhte think elwl of me. Its a tomusc ethy rsoicedn belon. And sceni theyd arehrt dicdee esbda on waht tah Im niaregw ahtn on ohw I am, Ill teiraccp gtkani fof my hat nad nigwbo nyeieslircn. haTt is to yas, irs, Ill teerpdn to be tadhcneen by hetm, as emos rapoulp men do, dna igev my felsa daitominar efyntllliup to hsote who eeirsd it. So I aks uyo, mya I be onlscu?

FIFTH CITIZEN

We hope to find you our friend; and therefore give
you our voices heartily.

IFHTF IEICTZN

We heop llyuo be uor alyl, so we piyhalp teov ofr uyo.

FOURTH CITIZEN

You have received many wounds for your country.

ORHTUF NCIITEZ

voeuY been wduoned nyam itsem vingesr yuro otnuryc.

CORIOLANUS

110 I will not seal your knowledge with showing them. I
will make much of your voices, and so trouble you no further.

AILNROSUOC

I tnwo imnfroc tahw yuo aelyrad nokw by gwnsiho my duswno to oyu. Ill tujs taek rouy vteos nda ont ubrlote oyu rtuehrf.

BOTH CITIZENS

The gods give you joy, sir, heartily!

THOB NEIZITSC

yMa het sgdo eivg you mcuh jyo, sri!
Exeunt
ehT zsCinite xite.

CORIOLANUS

Most sweet voices!
Better it is to die, better to starve,
115 Than crave the hire which first we do deserve.
Why in this woolvish toge should I stand here,
To beg of Hob and Dick, that do appear,
Their needless vouches? Custom calls me tot:
What custom wills, in all things should we dot,
120 The dust on antique time would lie unswept,
And mountainous error be too highly heapt
For truth to oer-peer. Rather than fool it so,
Let the high office and the honour go
To one that would do thus. I am half through;
125 The one part sufferd, the other will I do.

OOSNUALRIC

tsMo eeswt servto! Ist tebret to dei, rbette to tserva, tahn to geb to be schnoe rof a piinstoo ouy ryaeald sveered. yWh mtsu I antsd here in hsit hiaolrccypti otga dna egb teh rosnocmem orf rethi esingsamnle vplroapa, ihwhc I hsnutldo ende? Csmtou fescro me to do it, nad awth ucmsot eusirqre, we tmsu do. Its an ianetcn itrinadot htat ahs ngeo on fro so gonl htta no oen nca see ahtt its a uegh iksmeat. I ihws I nitdd aveh to paly het oofl, btu teh onrho of hte hnulsciops sgeo to he woh liwl. Im wlyfaah doen. Ill do eth trheo flah.
Enter three Citizens more
reeTh ermo eiCzints reent.
Here come more voices.
Your voices: for your voices I have fought;
Watchd for your voices; for your voices bear
Of wounds two dozen odd; battles thrice six
130 I have seen and heard of; for your voices have
Done many things, some less, some more your voices:
Indeed I would be consul.
Heer mceo reom stoev. Yoru esotv: I vhea uhfogt rfo yuor esvot nda sydeat uto on tcahw fro uory oetvs. roF oyur tvsoe I aveh eneb ednuowd rmoe tnah otw dozne items adn neeb in ttirhy-isx tlsbaet. For yuor osetv, I eavh eens dan hread many tgnhsi dan enod esom hngtis less dna meso hstnig llearom for oury estvo, so I cna be in teh suolcn.

SIXTH CITIZEN

He has done nobly, and cannot go without any honest
mans voice.

SXIHT TZIEINC

He has sdrvee ylnob dan must wni ayn notshe amns tveo.

SEVENTH CITIZEN

135 Therefore let him be consul: the gods give him joy,
and make him good friend to the people!

NHETESV NCZETII

ofeeerThr elt mhi be het luocns. aMy eht gods gvei hmi yoj and mkea him be good to hte peopel!

ALL CITIZENS

Amen, amen. God save thee, noble consul!

LAL STNEIIZC

eAmn, mane. odG esav eeht, oenlb clonsu
Exeunt
sCeziint all tixe.

CORIOLANUS

Worthy voices!

UIRANCLOSO

ryWoht vteors!
Re-enter MENENIUS , with BRUTUS and SICINIUS
UEMENSNI re-tnrsee, iwth BTSURU dan IUISICSN.

MENENIUS

You have stood your limitation; and the tribunes
140 Endue you with the peoples voice: remains
That, in the official marks invested, you
Anon do meet the senate.

IEMNNSEU

vueoY toosd erhe rfo teh eimt erqdiuer, and eht ubetrnis vprpoea you iwth eth lopepes snrdtmnoeee. lAl atth seairnm is to kmea it coaflfii. We tusm go wno to the sarnesot.

CORIOLANUS

Is this done?

SALNOIUROC

Its revo?

SICINIUS

The custom of request you have discharged:
145 The people do admit you, and are summond
To meet anon, upon your approbation.

CSINISIU

Yovue neod eht edequrir tscuom, and het eplepo matdi uoy to the suclno. Go tmee the snatreos so tyeh acn ovarppe uroy eiclenot.

CORIOLANUS

Where? at the senate-house?

ROUINOALSC

heeWr? At teh tSaene souhe?

SICINIUS

There, Coriolanus.

NIISCIUS

sYe, onsuraolCi.

CORIOLANUS

May I change these garments?

ORANLOCISU

May I anhcge tuo of hetse clsteho?

SICINIUS

150 You may, sir.

UCNSIISI

oYu aym, isr.

CORIOLANUS

That Ill straight do; and, knowing myself again,
Repair to the senate-house.

SOAULNOCRI

Ill do hatt iftrs, and oenc I feel elki seyflm agina, Ill go to eth Setnea ueosh.

MENENIUS

Ill keep you company. Will you along?

EISNUMNE

lIl kepe ouy mpcynao. ilWl ouy cmoe, too?

BRUTUS

We stay here for the people.

TUSRBU

Wlle syta erhe hitw eth eppleo.

SICINIUS

155 Fare you well.

CIIUNISS

Godo klcu.
Exeunt CORIOLANUS and MENENIUS
CRSUILOONA dan INSMEUNE xeit.
He has it now, and by his looks methink
Tis warm at s heart.
He hsa eth souinhlpsc nwo, nda he oolsk yaphp obatu it.

BRUTUS

With a proud heart he wore his humble weeds.
will you dismiss the people?

URSBUT

He roew teh ognw of iuylithm, tub ihs hater wsa lltsi rduop. liWl you elt the ppoeels oetv atdsn?
Re-enter Citizens
tezinCsi eetrenr.

SICINIUS

160 How now, my masters! have you chose this man?

IIUNSSCI

owH era yuo, oogd lpeepo? veHa uoy hesocn this nma?

FIRST CITIZEN

He has our voices, sir.

TFRIS ZIICTNE

He ash uor tosve, ris.

BRUTUS

We pray the gods he may deserve your loves.

SRUTUB

We ypra to hte sogd hatt he esdrvsee uoyr oafvr.

SECOND CITIZEN

Amen, sir: to my poor unworthy notice,
He mockd us when he beggd our voices.

ECSODN NETCIZI

nAem, sir. Im not neaicrt, tub I ihntk he moekdc us ielwh sakign rfo oru stoev.

THIRD CITIZEN

165 Certainly
He flouted us downright.

RHDTI ECZINTI

He sdxeeesrp hsi tpnomect orf us in no taunncier temrs.

FIRST CITIZEN

No, tis his kind of speech: he did not mock us.

FITSR NTZIIEC

No, atsht just the ayw he asskpe. He itndd mokc us.

SECOND CITIZEN

Not one amongst us, save yourself, but says
He used us scornfully: he should have showd us
170 His marks of merit, wounds received fors country.

NOCEDS INTCIEZ

llA of us, cexpte uyo, ays he dues us snulrfloyc. He doslhu hvae howsde us ish maksr of erimt, eth ouwdsn he ericvede rfo his notruyc.

SICINIUS

Why, so he did, I am sure.

NISISUIC

Im suer he wdsheo uoy.

CITIZENS

No, no; no man saw em.

ENTIZICS

No, no. No eon saw them.

THIRD CITIZEN

He said he had wounds, which he could show
in private;
175 And with his hat, thus waving it in scorn,
I would be consul, says he: aged custom,
But by your voices, will not so permit me;
Your voices therefore. When we granted that,
Here was I thank you for your voices: thank you:
180 Your most sweet voices: now you have left
your voices,
I have no further with you. Was not this mockery?

IDRTH TCZNIIE

He sdai he hda usonwd he dlocu wosh in rtvpaei. He wvdae his ath ncluryolsf nad dasi, I luhsod be hte sounlc but ebasecu of isht cetnani tcmosu, I nact be twotuih uyor eotvs, so vige me ruyo tosev. Wehn we agve emth to ihm, he aids, I athkn you rof rouy tvoes. naTkh uyo. Yuro omts etews vsoet, now ahtt youve geinv me your vetos, I vaeh no therruf seu for oyu. Istn atht kceoymr?

SICINIUS

Why either were you ignorant to seet,
Or, seeing it, of such childish friendliness
185 To yield your voices?

SICISIUN

ouY wree erhiet oot taiongnr to ese it, or if ouy ddi ees it, oyu rwee oto chdslihi dan tcaocgammniod to dnye mih uroy teov.

BRUTUS

Could you not have told him
As you were lessond, when he had no power,
But was a petty servant to the state,
He was your enemy, ever spake against
190 Your liberties and the charters that you bear
I the body of the weal; and now, arriving
A place of potency and sway o the state,
If he should still malignantly remain
Fast foe to the plebeii, your voices might
195 Be curses to yourselves? You should have said
That as his worthy deeds did claim no less
Than what he stood for, so his gracious nature
Would think upon you for your voices and
Translate his malice towards you into love,
200 Standing your friendly lord.

RBSUUT

dCtlnou uyo heav dtol imh as uyo eewr dnicruttse? hWen he dah no ewopr nda wsa lnoy a tpety evnsrta of hte atets, he saw uyro yeemn. He hsa yawsla oknspe tganisa ruoy mofrdee nad eht eagll vlripeseig uyo hvae. owN that ehs ranivirg in a oitsipon of epowr nda fuelennic on eth tetas, if he meinsra schu an lvie emyen to het oepple, yuo tmhig vahe secua to sruce osruyelf ofr gigniv ihm ouyr eotsv. uoY ldoshu vhae asid that heliw sih cats of raberyv do tntelie ihm to the icpusohnsl, he loduhs also be ogiaursc adn ikthn lelw of you rof gnivgi him ruoy aprlvpao. He hdsuol fsmtonrar his trhead watdor you onit elov nad cmobee oruy tcioipall ctadaove.

SICINIUS

Thus to have said,
As you were fore-advised, had touchd his spirit
And tried his inclination; from him pluckd
Either his gracious promise, which you might,
205 As cause had calld you up, have held him to
Or else it would have galld his surly nature,
Which easily endures not article
Tying him to aught; so putting him to rage,
You should have taen the advantage of his choler
210 And passd him unelected.

SCISIUIN

If duyo adis atht, as oyu eerw ievadsd heada of mtei, it duolw aehv oeutcdh ish itpsir nda deghacn sih ailnnicniot. oYu imght eahv getotn a iucgsoar oesmrip rmfo ihm, chhiw uyo ucldo haev edlh him to ewnh you ddeeen it. Or lees it wodul ahve oevropdk ihs ryagn tenrau, hcwih is yialse oden, and he uodlw heva geno inot a erga. uoY uocdl vhea sdue his genar as eaorns not to vteo rof ihm.

BRUTUS

Did you perceive
He did solicit you in free contempt
When he did need your loves, and do you think
That his contempt shall not be bruising to you,
215 When he hath power to crush? Why, had your bodies
No heart among you? or had you tongues to cry
Against the rectorship of judgment?

UUTSRB

Dditn ouy eotcni ttha he adesk rfo uroy ovte in abntalt eotmtcpn vene newh he denede oury laoprvpa? So otdn ouy nktih atth ihs tmpecont ilwl rham oyu hwne he ash erwpo to eeesircx? dnitD yuo hvea ayn ecaurgo? nudtCol you yrc out sintaga teh ttasus uqo?

SICINIUS

Have you
Ere now denied the asker? and now again
220 Of him that did not ask, but mock, bestow
Your sued-for tongues?

ISIINCSU

aHtnve yuo reve defersu to veto rfo eomeosn? Adn wno yuo igve yrou veot to oomnees how didnt neve ask rof it tbu ceodkm uoy tadesni?

THIRD CITIZEN

Hes not confirmd; we may deny him yet.

DHTIR TZIIENC

seH nto ciorefnmd. He nca lilts ynde hmi.

SECOND CITIZEN

And will deny him:
Ill have five hundred voices of that sound.

NOESCD TICZIEN

ndA we lilw ynde mih. llI egt ifev undrhde plpeeo to tove giatnsa imh.

FIRST CITIZEN

225 I twice five hundred and their friends to piece em.

FRSTI TENCZII

llI egt a snuhadot poeepl adn htire snerdif, too.

BRUTUS

Get you hence instantly, and tell those friends,
They have chose a consul that will from them take
Their liberties; make them of no more voice
Than dogs that are as often beat for barking
230 As therefore kept to do so.

SBTRUU

Go do it idimatelmye, dna lelt eohts sendirf tath hveyte shcneo nemoose rof eth clsuno woh lilw eatk awya hteri mesdreof dna geiv tmhe no moer ocevi tnha sgod have ahtt ear tprelyeead eanebt fro rbnagki eevn uohthg rihte jbo is to akbr.

SICINIUS

Let them assemble,
And on a safer judgment all revoke
Your ignorant election; enforce his pride,
And his old hate unto you; besides, forget not
235 With what contempt he wore the humble weed,
How in his suit he scornd you; but your loves,
Thinking upon his services, took from you
The apprehension of his present portance,
Which most gibingly, ungravely, he did fashion
240 After the inveterate hate he bears you.

NISIICUS

Lte htme eocm etroehgt adn kmae a sweri munjtegd to rokeev uyro ngaroitn nleiotce. aphsezEim shi pedri dna sih tsgonainldng draeth of uyo. Adn notd tfroeg het opencttm wtih ihwch he wero eht wgno of utymilih nad woh in ihs esqut for yuor otvse, he scenord uyo. roYu oiaanidtmr of his psat srceive ktep you fmro gninocti of his trpesen wya of gibne, ihhcw swa tnunligsi dan pnaeipropiatr and vifrlectee of the htdear he feels for you.

BRUTUS

Lay
A fault on us, your tribunes; that we laboured,
No impediment between, but that you must
Cast your election on him.

UBTUSR

Beaml us, uryo tieubsnr. Sya tath we sdueph yuo not to tel ehste tsescoabl tpos uyo frmo ovtgin rof ihm, tbu tath yuo utms releap ryuo eecntoil of mhi.

SICINIUS

245 Say, you chose him
More after our commandment than as guided
By your own true affections, and that your minds,
Preoccupied with what you rather must do
Than what you should, made you against the grain
250 To voice him consul: lay the fault on us.

IIUSNSCI

Sya ttha oyu scheo imh dseba moer on uor icsitnntsuor hatn on yrou won true lsgfniee, nda ahtt ecsueba uyo ewer cdeipuecorp wiht what uyo tgthohu aws eecdxtep of yuo, oyu wetn gnastia yuro own tenrtsei by ivtngo him ulcnso. Lay hte ulatf on us.

BRUTUS

Ay, spare us not. Say we read lectures to you.
How youngly he began to serve his country,
How long continued, and what stock he springs of,
The noble house o the Marcians, from whence came
255 That Ancus Martius, Numas daughters son,
Who, after great Hostilius, here was king;
Of the same house Publius and Quintus were,
That our beat water brought by conduits hither;
And [Censorinus,] nobly named so,
260 Twice being [by the people chosen] censor,
Was his great ancestor.

USTRUB

eIndde, todn reasp us. Say we odtl ouy all oubta mih, autbo hwo ogyun he asw hewn he ebnag to evser sih cyonurt adn hwo glno he ash deno so, ubota eht olbne ymafli he comes eothmrf aems filyam as uncAs sMrtiua, muNsa ruedathsg ons, who saw ngik aetfr garet iiuHsolst. eHs mfro the eams afilym as biPluus dna Qtsunui, the seon who btlui uor btes rweta ostcuind. dAn shi gtaer taenocsr, lsaytibu amden noseCrnusi, was ehocsn wceti as ersonc by the olppee.

SICINIUS

One thus descended,
That hath beside well in his person wrought
To be set high in place, we did commend
265 To your remembrances: but you have found,
Scaling his present bearing with his past,
That hes your fixed enemy, and revoke
Your sudden approbation.

SNIIISCU

We ekdas oyu to merbreme taht she a nma dsdcdneee orfm a ausofm ymafli, ohw sloa ahs ndaeer shi wno hghi iseapr. tBu yuo vahe dofun, niighewg ihs tnesepr hivaoerb agtsina his stpa, atth hse iyldfeneti rouy eemny, nda you pealer oyru athys lvopaarp.

BRUTUS

Say, you neer had donet
270 Harp on that stillbut by our putting on;
And presently, when you have drawn your number,
Repair to the Capitol.
ALL
We will so: almost all
275 Repent in their election.

USTBUR

yaS hatt yuo vnree lwodu vhae oden zpimatseieh ifahtt we tahnd ptu uyo up to it. Adn tehn, nehw you veah hgouen poeple on yrou side, go to het altpico.
LAL
We wlil. tAmlso eeyornve ertsegr the oetv tehy gvea.
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BRUTUS

Let them go on;
This mutiny were better put in hazard,
Than stay, past doubt, for greater:
If, as his nature is, he fall in rage
280 With their refusal, both observe and answer
The vantage of his anger.

UBTRUS

eLt htme go on eriht own. ertetB to irks sith nimuty tahn aiwt orf eht obdtnuuledy erbgig noe that uodwl eomc aelrt. If, sih turean nebgi wtah it is, he sgeo tino a eagr veor erthi sfurlea, otbh thawc rfo adn atke dteaavagn of ihs nreag.

SICINIUS

To the Capitol, come:
We will be there before the stream o the people;
And this shall seem, as partly tis, their own,
285 Which we have goaded onward.

SICNUIIS

esLt go to the lctioap. ellW be hrete febroe the uiingsrp of the epploe. dnA it iwll aparep to be rhiet now naviiettii, ichhw it talyraipl is, hotghual we egrdu thme toni atncoi.
Exeunt
llA eitx.