Antony and Cleopatra

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Philo about Antony's dotage
"Nay, but this dotage of our general's o'erflows the measure."
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Philo about Antony's dotage
"The triple pillar of the world transform'd // into a strumpet's fool." - emasculation / loss of power
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Canidus on Antony
"So our leader's led, // And we are women's men." - emasculation / loss of power
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Antony about leaving Cleopatra for Rome
"Let Rome in Tiber melt, and the wide arch // Of the rang'd empire fall! Here is my space."
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Antony idealising Cleopatra
"Whose every passion fully strives // To make itself, in thee, fair and admir'd!"
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Cleopatra idealising Antony / his moods
"My man of men" / "O heavenly mingle! Be'st thou sad or merry. // The violence of either thee becomes // so does it no man else."
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Cleopatra - Antony more important than her country
"I'll unpeople Egypt" / "melt Egypt into the Nile!"
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Antony to Octavia
"The world and my great office will sometimes // Divide me from your bosom."
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Antony recognising his dotage for Cleopatra
"These strong Egyption fetters I must break // Or lose myself in dotage." / "Like a doting mallard"
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Antony forgives Cleopatra for deserting him in the battle of Actium
"Fall not a tear, I say; One of them rates // All that is won and lost."
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Enobarbus betrays Antony
"I will seek // Some way to leave him."
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Antony forgives Enobarbus for betraying him
"Go, Eros, send his treasure after"
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Enobarbus' outpouring of guilt for betraying Antony
"O Antony, // Nobler than my revolt is infamous // Forgive me in thine own particular"
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Antony cursing Cleopatra for betraying him
"This foul Egyption hath betrayed me." / "Triple-turn'd whore!"
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Antony upon hearing Cleopatra has killed herself
"I will o'ertake thee, Cleopatra, and // Weep for my pardon."
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Love defeats Caesar
"Thou strik'st not me; Tis Caesar thou defeat'st."
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Antony preparing to kill himself
"I will be // A bridegroom in y death and run into't // As to a lover's bed."
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Cleopatra suicide scene
"Methinks I hear // Antony call." / "I have // Immortal longings in me."
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"The triple pillar of the world transform'd // into a strumpet's fool." - emasculation / loss of power

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Philo about Antony's dotage

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"So our leader's led, // And we are women's men." - emasculation / loss of power

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"Let Rome in Tiber melt, and the wide arch // Of the rang'd empire fall! Here is my space."

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"Whose every passion fully strives // To make itself, in thee, fair and admir'd!"

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