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Oat. So you thought him;
Ant. Ostavius, I have seen more days than you:
in P commons. 08. You
Ant. So is my horse, Octavius, and for that,
n Pi and all after, except C, Or for q This is T.'s emendation (followed Eitber:
by all after) all before read obječts, arts, 6. The three laft fo's and R. print for for abje&t orts. point.
For ftal'd the two first fo's read H. common for commons. falde; the 4th, fallid.
But as a property. And now, Odavius,
Oa. Let us do fo; for we are at the stake,
In the Camp near Sardis ; before Brutus's Teni.
• Drum. Enter Brutus and Soldiers to theme Lucilius, and
his Soldiers marching, Titinius and Pindarus.
• The first f. J. and C. opit and & Ç. omits drum. The fo's direct, gut.
Drum. Enter Brutus, Lucilius, and sbo $ .No description of the scene in the Army. Titinius and Pindarus meer tberg
So all after (except C.), bating that they
Lucil. He is at hand, and Pindarus is come To do
salutation from his mafter
' | Ihall be satisfied.
read soldiers for the army, and meeting for Lucilius conseys these orders to his offmeet.
cers, and bids chem give the word of In C. Lucilius, Titinius and Pind command to the foldier. By thus un. do not enter until Brutus has said Stand, derstanding the scene, it appears con. bo! and a direction is given that these filept with itself, the dignity of Brutus words should be spoken te bis (Brutus's) is kept up, and the subordination, of officers, entering. Then Lw. ilius (enter general to generalinimo, officers to their ing with his foldiers, and Pindarus and general, and comman soldiers to their Titinius) fays to his pasty, Give the officers, is painted in a very few, fimword, bo, and fand. By thus ordering ple, but expressive words. the scene, C. seems to understand that W Here C. directs (presenting Pindarutą Brutus and Lucilixs, with their several wwbo gives a better. But it is very frange bodies of soldiers, being upon their march that Caffius should send a letter when meet; and then each of them gives the he was at band, and just at the heels af Word of command to stand, or half, to the messenger. C's reason for giving their separate parties. Now this would this direction is, I suppose, because (Lx® have been proper enough had not Brutus cilius having presented Pindarus to Breg erected his tent. But the scene is before sus, as bringing a salutation from Caffius) Brutus's tent, and be muft have arrived, Pindarus makes no salutation by word of before he could have ere&ted it. There- mouth to Brutus, and therefore the salu. fore he and his soldiers bave done march- taţion must be contained in a letter, ing, have created the tent, and are ex. But I bould rather think that Sbakepeding the other companies at the place fpeare wrote a Bort speech for Pindarus, appointed. Here the scene opens; Ls in this placę, fach as, Caflius fends bealele faltius, being upon the march, and having to Brutus, which is loft. arrived where Brutus is, Brutus (as ge- » H. W. and C. cbarge for cbange. Heraliffimo of the forces) bids him fand; 1 7. proposes offices for officers,
Pin. I do not doubt
Lucil. With courtesy, and with respect enough;
Bru, Thou haft describ'd
Lucil. They mean this night in Sardis to be quarter'd;
[ March within, Bru. Hark, he is arriv'd: March gently on to meet him.
2 H. reads, Hear, a word, Lucilius • All but C. direct (Low Marcb will, &c.
in; and the fo's and R. place this direc, a So the ift f. and.C; the rest, creff tion in Brulus's last speech after the
Enter Caffius and Soldiers,
Caf. Brutus, this sober form of yours hides wronge ;
Bru. Caffius, be content,
c In all editions but C. this entrance se c. omits bo ! and directs this speech is directed immediately after Lucilius's to be spoken to bis, that is to Brutus's latt speech.
soldiers'; but he tull be certainly wron: d Here C. directs [ro bis officers, ens here; for Brutus's soldiers cannot be in tering. Which is right enough, but not this place supposed marching, but Atando very necessary, as the reader cannot well ing; and therefore the word of com. miftake to whom the words ar spoken, mand, fand, is to them unacceffary and