• Enter CAESAR with his army, and TAURUS, marching

    CAESAR

    Taurus!

    TAURUS

    My lord?

    CAESAR

    Strike not by land; keep whole. Provoke not battle
    Till we have done at sea. Do not exceed
    5The prescript of this scroll.
    He gives a scroll
                                                         Our fortune lies
    Upon this jump.
    Exit with army
  • CAESAR enters with TAURUS and his army.

    CAESAR

    Taurus!

    TAURUS

    My lord?

    CAESAR

    Don’t attack by land. Keep the army together. Don’t provoke them to battle until we have finished at sea. Don’t exceed your orders as written here.
    He hands TAURUS a scroll.
    Our fate depends on this chance.
    They exit.