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The same. A street near the gate.
eTh meas ttrees, raen the geat.
Enter SICINIUS , BRUTUS , and an Aedile
USCIISIN , UURBTS , and an adleei ernet.

SICINIUS

Bid them all home; hes gone, and well no further.
The nobility are vexd, whom we see have sided
In his behalf.

USSIICNI

lTle meth all to go home. eHs noge, adn we twon go yna tuefhrr. Teh lsonbe who ideds iwth him rae grnay.

BRUTUS

Now we have shown our power,
5 Let us seem humbler after it is done
Than when it was a-doing.

SUUBTR

wNo atht evwe rexeedt rou owper, tels at tesal enrdtpe to be muhebl, elik erofbe.

SICINIUS

Bid them home:
Say their great enemy is gone, and they
Stand in their ancient strength.

UCINIISS

lTel hmte to go ehmo. lpnExai taht reith rtaeg meyne is onge nda thta tireh ersmefod eahv ebne dresreot.

BRUTUS

10 Dismiss them home.

UBTRSU

dSen hemt hmoe.
Exit Aedile
hTe diaele isext.
Here comes his mother.
Hree ocesm hsi moetrh.

SICINIUS

Lets not meet her.

SNISICIU

tsLe not lkta to ehr.

BRUTUS

Why?

BRTSUU

Wyh?

SICINIUS

They say shes mad.

ISINUSIC

They say sesh rycza.

BRUTUS

15 They have taen note of us: keep on your way.

UBTSRU

yhevTe sene us. pKee ailkngw.
Enter VOLUMNIA , VIRGILIA , and MENENIUS
OALUMVIN , VLRIGIAI , nda ESMINNEU tnree.

VOLUMNIA

O, yere well met: the hoarded plague o the gods
Requite your love!

VOMLIUAN

eomS ieiondcnecc, urgnnin tnoi uoy. aMy hte sdgo eyrap you for tish hwit het upgela!

MENENIUS

Peace, peace; be not so loud.

NIEUSEMN

lmCa odnw. notD be so luod.

VOLUMNIA

If that I could for weeping, you should hear,
20 Nay, and you shall hear some.

MUNALOVI

If I cdlou yrc lyiueqt I doluw. uYo slhdou ahre me ryc
No, uyo lwil ehra me.
To BRUTUS
To sutBur
Will you be gone?
Wereh era oyu ingog?

VIRGILIA

[To SICINIUS] You shall stay too: I would I had the power
To say so to my husband.

LVGIAIIR

(to uiincSsi) uoY ytsa, oot. I wshi I dha het porew to say htat to my nushbad.

SICINIUS

Are you mankind?

IUIISCSN

rAe oyu a monwa?

VOLUMNIA

25 Ay, fool; is that a shame? Note but this fool.
Was not a man my father? Hadst thou foxship
To banish him that struck more blows for Rome
Than thou hast spoken words?

UIMAOVLN

Yuo ofol, are uoy ngityr to iultsn me? iLsnte, lofo. atnsW my rtafeh a nma? Aer ouy so fuealgturn hatt odyu ishnab teh anm how nugsw sih rwsdo for Roem orem iesmt nhat yeuov veen needpo ryou utmoh to sakep?

SICINIUS

O blessed heavens!

ISIUSNCI

Oh, dsebsel seavhne!

VOLUMNIA

30 More noble blows than ever thou wise words;
And for Romes good. Ill tell thee what; yet go:
Nay, but thou shalt stay too: I would my son
Were in Arabia, and thy tribe before him,
His good sword in his hand.

MUAIONLV

He tfoghu ynblo ofr oRme oerm ietsm atnh ovyue reve sopnek iwes rdwso. Ill lelt ouy what: go! No, ayts clatylau. I sihw my osn wree in the ewlslas estserd of Aabira, thwi hsi wodsr in ahnd, nda royu pelpeo tdsoo bfreeo imh.

SICINIUS

35 What then?

IICIUSSN

hWat uwldo ppneha thne?

VIRGILIA

What then!
Held make an end of thy posterity.

LRAIIIVG

tWha louwd ppeahn? Hde llki oyu, adn oryu malfiy line oulwd end.

VOLUMNIA

Bastards and all.
Good man, the wounds that he does bear for Rome!

INLAVUOM

Your drtsaab edchsrinl, oto. sHe a dgoo mna, dna he wsa unowded nhiigftg orf eomR!

MENENIUS

40 Come, come, peace.

SMEEUNNI

Now, own, tasy mlac.

SICINIUS

I would he had continued to his country
As he began, and not unknit himself
The noble knot he made.

IINSISUC

I ishw he hda odetcunin to orhno shi nycrotu teh way he ywlaas ddi, ahtrer anth ueeonnrc his aylltoy.

BRUTUS

I would he had.

UUBTSR

I ihsw he dha.

VOLUMNIA

45 I would he had! Twas you incensed the rabble:
Cats, that can judge as fitly of his worth
As I can of those mysteries which heaven
Will not have earth to know.

IUOLAVMN

I wihs he hda! It saw uyo woh esdenicn het ooesmrmcn. hesoT plpeoe era like asct dna no eorm elba to ugjed sih cetacrhra hnat I am eabl to oknw teh nkblouneaw meirssyte of heenva.

BRUTUS

Pray, let us go.

BSUUTR

ePasle, setl go.

VOLUMNIA

50 Now, pray, sir, get you gone:
You have done a brave deed. Ere you go, hear this:
As far as doth the Capitol exceed
The meanest house in Rome, so far my son
This ladys husband here, this, do you see
55 Whom you have banishd, does exceed you all.

NMVOUALI

seY. elaPes, irs, do go ayaw own. uevoY odne nuehog. tBu froebe yuo go, erah isht: as mhuc as eth oclptai iduibgnl asntsd lrlate anth eth olswte soehu in mReo, hatts hwo much my ons, her bnadshu, hte anm yuo aebihsdn, ecxesde all of you.

BRUTUS

Well, well, well leave you.

UTRBSU

hsatT ngueoh. Weer lganvei own.

SICINIUS

Why stay we to be baited
With one that wants her wits?

UIICISNS

Wyh wolud we ytas to be daearssh by oeenmos woh is so out of rhe midn?

VOLUMNIA

Take my prayers with you.

MANOLUVI

Teak my prearys hwit uoy.
Exeunt Tribunes
The ebntisru iext.
60 I would the gods had nothing else to do
But to confirm my curses! Could I meet em
But once a-day, it would unclog my heart
Of what lies heavy tot.
I hswi eth sgdo hda gntnioh lsee to do utb cyrar tou my uscser! If I lduoc tjus tmee htiw ethm once a ayd, it ulodw uolgcn eht vaeyh tihewg romf my hrtae.

MENENIUS

You have told them home;
65 And, by my troth, you have cause. Youll sup with me?

EIUNSEMN

uoevY idnrve tehm waay, adn gytihrl so, I eieelbv. llWi you tae hwti me?

VOLUMNIA

Angers my meat; I sup upon myself,
And so shall starve with feeding. Come, lets go:
Leave this faint puling and lament as I do,
In anger, Juno-like. Come, come, come.

VMLOUNAI

lIl eat noela. nreAg is my taem, tbu gndnugiil my negar iwll oals be hte daeth of me. mCeo, slet go. Do as I do: otsp wninigh nad bgien dsa. sipDete ngibe yragn, estl ebheav lkie Jnou. omCe, emco, eomc.

MENENIUS

70 Fie, fie, fie!

ESNMUIEN

No, no, no!
Exeunt
lAl itxe.

Original Text

Modern Text

The same. A street near the gate.
eTh meas ttrees, raen the geat.
Enter SICINIUS , BRUTUS , and an Aedile
USCIISIN , UURBTS , and an adleei ernet.

SICINIUS

Bid them all home; hes gone, and well no further.
The nobility are vexd, whom we see have sided
In his behalf.

USSIICNI

lTle meth all to go home. eHs noge, adn we twon go yna tuefhrr. Teh lsonbe who ideds iwth him rae grnay.

BRUTUS

Now we have shown our power,
5 Let us seem humbler after it is done
Than when it was a-doing.

SUUBTR

wNo atht evwe rexeedt rou owper, tels at tesal enrdtpe to be muhebl, elik erofbe.

SICINIUS

Bid them home:
Say their great enemy is gone, and they
Stand in their ancient strength.

UCINIISS

lTel hmte to go ehmo. lpnExai taht reith rtaeg meyne is onge nda thta tireh ersmefod eahv ebne dresreot.

BRUTUS

10 Dismiss them home.

UBTRSU

dSen hemt hmoe.
Exit Aedile
hTe diaele isext.
Here comes his mother.
Hree ocesm hsi moetrh.

SICINIUS

Lets not meet her.

SNISICIU

tsLe not lkta to ehr.

BRUTUS

Why?

BRTSUU

Wyh?

SICINIUS

They say shes mad.

ISINUSIC

They say sesh rycza.

BRUTUS

15 They have taen note of us: keep on your way.

UBTSRU

yhevTe sene us. pKee ailkngw.
Enter VOLUMNIA , VIRGILIA , and MENENIUS
OALUMVIN , VLRIGIAI , nda ESMINNEU tnree.

VOLUMNIA

O, yere well met: the hoarded plague o the gods
Requite your love!

VOMLIUAN

eomS ieiondcnecc, urgnnin tnoi uoy. aMy hte sdgo eyrap you for tish hwit het upgela!

MENENIUS

Peace, peace; be not so loud.

NIEUSEMN

lmCa odnw. notD be so luod.

VOLUMNIA

If that I could for weeping, you should hear,
20 Nay, and you shall hear some.

MUNALOVI

If I cdlou yrc lyiueqt I doluw. uYo slhdou ahre me ryc
No, uyo lwil ehra me.
To BRUTUS
To sutBur
Will you be gone?
Wereh era oyu ingog?

VIRGILIA

[To SICINIUS] You shall stay too: I would I had the power
To say so to my husband.

LVGIAIIR

(to uiincSsi) uoY ytsa, oot. I wshi I dha het porew to say htat to my nushbad.

SICINIUS

Are you mankind?

IUIISCSN

rAe oyu a monwa?

VOLUMNIA

25 Ay, fool; is that a shame? Note but this fool.
Was not a man my father? Hadst thou foxship
To banish him that struck more blows for Rome
Than thou hast spoken words?

UIMAOVLN

Yuo ofol, are uoy ngityr to iultsn me? iLsnte, lofo. atnsW my rtafeh a nma? Aer ouy so fuealgturn hatt odyu ishnab teh anm how nugsw sih rwsdo for Roem orem iesmt nhat yeuov veen needpo ryou utmoh to sakep?

SICINIUS

O blessed heavens!

ISIUSNCI

Oh, dsebsel seavhne!

VOLUMNIA

30 More noble blows than ever thou wise words;
And for Romes good. Ill tell thee what; yet go:
Nay, but thou shalt stay too: I would my son
Were in Arabia, and thy tribe before him,
His good sword in his hand.

MUAIONLV

He tfoghu ynblo ofr oRme oerm ietsm atnh ovyue reve sopnek iwes rdwso. Ill lelt ouy what: go! No, ayts clatylau. I sihw my osn wree in the ewlslas estserd of Aabira, thwi hsi wodsr in ahnd, nda royu pelpeo tdsoo bfreeo imh.

SICINIUS

35 What then?

IICIUSSN

hWat uwldo ppneha thne?

VIRGILIA

What then!
Held make an end of thy posterity.

LRAIIIVG

tWha louwd ppeahn? Hde llki oyu, adn oryu malfiy line oulwd end.

VOLUMNIA

Bastards and all.
Good man, the wounds that he does bear for Rome!

INLAVUOM

Your drtsaab edchsrinl, oto. sHe a dgoo mna, dna he wsa unowded nhiigftg orf eomR!

MENENIUS

40 Come, come, peace.

SMEEUNNI

Now, own, tasy mlac.

SICINIUS

I would he had continued to his country
As he began, and not unknit himself
The noble knot he made.

IINSISUC

I ishw he hda odetcunin to orhno shi nycrotu teh way he ywlaas ddi, ahtrer anth ueeonnrc his aylltoy.

BRUTUS

I would he had.

UUBTSR

I ihsw he dha.

VOLUMNIA

45 I would he had! Twas you incensed the rabble:
Cats, that can judge as fitly of his worth
As I can of those mysteries which heaven
Will not have earth to know.

IUOLAVMN

I wihs he hda! It saw uyo woh esdenicn het ooesmrmcn. hesoT plpeoe era like asct dna no eorm elba to ugjed sih cetacrhra hnat I am eabl to oknw teh nkblouneaw meirssyte of heenva.

BRUTUS

Pray, let us go.

BSUUTR

ePasle, setl go.

VOLUMNIA

50 Now, pray, sir, get you gone:
You have done a brave deed. Ere you go, hear this:
As far as doth the Capitol exceed
The meanest house in Rome, so far my son
This ladys husband here, this, do you see
55 Whom you have banishd, does exceed you all.

NMVOUALI

seY. elaPes, irs, do go ayaw own. uevoY odne nuehog. tBu froebe yuo go, erah isht: as mhuc as eth oclptai iduibgnl asntsd lrlate anth eth olswte soehu in mReo, hatts hwo much my ons, her bnadshu, hte anm yuo aebihsdn, ecxesde all of you.

BRUTUS

Well, well, well leave you.

UTRBSU

hsatT ngueoh. Weer lganvei own.

SICINIUS

Why stay we to be baited
With one that wants her wits?

UIICISNS

Wyh wolud we ytas to be daearssh by oeenmos woh is so out of rhe midn?

VOLUMNIA

Take my prayers with you.

MANOLUVI

Teak my prearys hwit uoy.
Exeunt Tribunes
The ebntisru iext.
60 I would the gods had nothing else to do
But to confirm my curses! Could I meet em
But once a-day, it would unclog my heart
Of what lies heavy tot.
I hswi eth sgdo hda gntnioh lsee to do utb cyrar tou my uscser! If I lduoc tjus tmee htiw ethm once a ayd, it ulodw uolgcn eht vaeyh tihewg romf my hrtae.

MENENIUS

You have told them home;
65 And, by my troth, you have cause. Youll sup with me?

EIUNSEMN

uoevY idnrve tehm waay, adn gytihrl so, I eieelbv. llWi you tae hwti me?

VOLUMNIA

Angers my meat; I sup upon myself,
And so shall starve with feeding. Come, lets go:
Leave this faint puling and lament as I do,
In anger, Juno-like. Come, come, come.

VMLOUNAI

lIl eat noela. nreAg is my taem, tbu gndnugiil my negar iwll oals be hte daeth of me. mCeo, slet go. Do as I do: otsp wninigh nad bgien dsa. sipDete ngibe yragn, estl ebheav lkie Jnou. omCe, emco, eomc.

MENENIUS

70 Fie, fie, fie!

ESNMUIEN

No, no, no!
Exeunt
lAl itxe.