Julius Caesar

by: William Shakespeare

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ANTONY
And thither will I straight to visit him.
255He comes upon a wish. Fortune is merry,
And in this mood will give us anything.
ANTONY
I will go straight to visit him. I ask for him, and he comes. Fortune is happy today and, in this mood, will give us anything we want.
OCTAVIUS' SERVANT
I heard him say, Brutus and Cassius
Are rid like madmen through the gates of Rome.
OCTAVIUS'S SERVANT
I heard Octavius say that Brutus and Cassius have ridden like madmen through the gates of Rome.
ANTONY
Belike they had some notice of the people
260How I had moved them. Bring me to Octavius.
ANTONY
They probably received warning about how much I stirred up the people. Take me to Octavius.
Exeunt
They exit.