Julius Caesar

by: William Shakespeare

  Act 3 Scene 2

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ALL

We’ll mutiny.

ALL

We’ll mutiny.

FIRST PLEBEIAN

   We’ll burn the house of Brutus.

FIRST PLEBEIAN

We’ll burn Brutus’s house.

THIRD PLEBEIAN

Away, then! Come, seek the conspirators.

THIRD PLEBEIAN

Let’s go, then! Come, find the conspirators!

ANTONY

225Yet hear me, countrymen. Yet hear me speak.

ANTONY

Wait, and listen to me, countrymen.

ALL

Peace, ho! Hear Antony. Most noble Antony!

ALL

Quiet! Wait! Listen to Antony. Most noble Antony!

ANTONY

Why, friends, you go to do you know not what.
Wherein hath Caesar thus deserved your loves?
Alas, you know not. I must tell you then.
230You have forgot the will I told you of.

ANTONY

Why, friends, you don’t even know what you’re doing yet. What has Caesar done to deserve your love? Alas, you don’t know. I must tell you then. You’ve forgotten the will I told you about.

ALL

Most true. The will! Let’s stay and hear the will.

ALL

Yes! The will! Let’s stay and hear the will!

ANTONY

Here is the will, and under Caesar’s seal
To every Roman citizen he gives—
To every several man—seventy-five drachmas.

ANTONY

Here’s the will, written under Caesar’s seal. To every Roman citizen he gives—to every individual man—seventy-five drachmas.

SECOND PLEBEIAN

235Most noble Caesar! We’ll revenge his death.

SECOND PLEBEIAN

Most noble Caesar! We’ll revenge his death.

THIRD PLEBEIAN

O royal Caesar!

THIRD PLEBEIAN

Oh, royal Caesar!

ANTONY

   Hear me with patience.

ANTONY

Listen to me patiently.