Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare
No Fear Act 3 Scene 1
No Fear Act 3 Scene 1 Page 5

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CASCA and the other conspirators stab CAESAR, BRUTUS last
CASCA and the other conspirators stab CAESAR. BRUTUS stabs him last.

CAESAR

Et tu, Bruté?—Then fall, Caesar.
85 (dies)

CAESAR

And you too, Brutus? In that case, die, Caesar.
(he dies)

CINNA

Liberty! Freedom! Tyranny is dead!
Run hence, proclaim, cry it about the streets.

CINNA

Liberty! Freedom! Tyranny is dead! Run and proclaim it in the streets.

CASSIUS

Some to the common pulpits, and cry out,
“Liberty, freedom, and enfranchisement!”

CASSIUS

Some should go to the public platforms and cry out, “Liberty, freedom, and democracy!”
Confusion. Exeunt some plebians and senators
Confusion. Some citizens and senators exit.

BRUTUS

90People and senators, be not affrighted.
Fly not. Stand still. Ambition’s debt is paid.

BRUTUS

People and senators, don’t be afraid. Don’t run away—stay where you are. Only Caesar had to die for his ambition.

CASCA

Go to the pulpit, Brutus.

CASCA

Go to the platform, Brutus.

DECIUS

And Cassius too.

DECIUS

And Cassius too.

BRUTUS

Where’s Publius?

BRUTUS

Where’s Publius?

CINNA

95Here, quite confounded with this mutiny.

CINNA

Here. He’s completely stunned by this mutiny.

METELLUS

Stand fast together, lest some friend of Caesar’s
Should chance—

METELLUS

Stand close together, in case someone loyal to Caesar tries to—

BRUTUS

Talk not of standing.—Publius, good cheer.
There is no harm intended to your person,
100Nor to no Roman else. So tell them, Publius.

BRUTUS

Don’t talk about standing together.—Publius, cheer up. We don’t intend any harm to you, nor to anyone else. Tell them this, Publius.