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By William Shakespeare

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He brings you figs. CLEOPATRA enable him are available in. — go out Guardsman What negative an280 software may possibly do a noble deed! He brings me liberty. My resolution’s placed282, and i've not anything Of lady in me: now from head to foot i'm marble-constant284: now the fleeting moon No planet is of mine. input Guardsman and Clown With a basket GUARDSMAN this is often the fellow. CLEOPATRA Avoid287, and go away him. — go out Guardsman Hast thou the gorgeous worm288 of Nilus there That kills and pains now not? CLOWN actually, i've got him: yet i wouldn't be the celebration that may still hope you to the touch him, for his biting is immortal291: those who do die of it do seldom or by no means get well. CLEOPATRA Remember’st thou any that experience died on’t293? CLOWN Very many, women and men too. I heard of 1 of them not than the previous day: a really honest295 lady, yet anything given to lie296, as a lady will not be do yet within the approach of honesty. How she died297 of the biting of it, what ache she felt: actually, she makes a great file o’th’worm298. yet he that would think all that they are saying, shall by no means be kept by means of part that they do. yet this is often so much falliable300, the worm’s an unusual computer virus. CLEOPATRA Get thee as a result. Farewell. CLOWN I want you all pleasure of the computer virus. units down his basket CLEOPATRA Farewell. CLOWN you want to imagine this, glance you, that the computer virus will do his kind305. CLEOPATRA Ay, ay. Farewell. CLOWN glance you, the malicious program isn't to be depended on yet within the preserving of clever humans, for, certainly, there is not any goodness in the computer virus. CLEOPATRA Take thou no care311, it will be heeded. CLOWN first-class. supply it not anything, I pray you, for it's not well worth the feeding. CLEOPATRA Will it eat314 me? CLOWN you want to now not imagine i'm so easy yet i do know the satan himself won't consume a girl: i do know girl is a dish for the gods if the satan dress317 her now not. yet really, those similar whoreson318 devils do the gods nice damage of their ladies, for in each ten that they make, the devils mar 5. CLEOPATRA good, get thee long past. Farewell. CLOWN definite, forsooth321: I want you pleasure o’th’worm. go out [Enter Iras] Iras brings a gown, crown, and jewels CLEOPATRA supply me my gown, wear my crown: i've got Immortal longings323 in me. Now not more The juice of Egypt’s grape shall wet the ladies costume her Kisses them. Iras falls and dies this lip. Yare325, yare, sturdy Iras! fast! Methinks I listen Antony name: I see him rouse himself326 To compliment my noble act327. I pay attention him mock The good fortune of Caesar, which the gods supply males To excuse their after wrath329. —Husband, I come! Now to that identify my braveness end up my title330! i'm hearth and air331: my different components I supply to baser existence. —So, have you ever performed? Come then, and take the final heat of my lips. Farewell, sort Charmian. Iras, lengthy farewell. Have I the aspic335 in my lips? Dost fall? If thou and nature can so lightly half, The stroke337 of dying is as a lover’s pinch Which hurts and is wanted. Dost thou lie nonetheless? If therefore thou vanishest, thou tell’st the area it isn't worthy leave-taking340.

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