AGRIPPA, THIDIAS, and
DOLABELLA, with others
Let him appear that’s come from Antony.
Know you him?
Caesar, ’tis his
An argument that he is plucked, when hither
He sends so poor a pinion of his wing,
5Which had superfluous kings for messengers
Not many moons gone by.
Enter AMBASSADOR from
Such as I am, I come from Antony.
I was of late as petty to his ends
As is the morn-dew on the myrtle leaf
10To his grand sea.
Be ’t so. Declare thine
Lord of his fortunes he salutes thee, and
Requires to live in Egypt; which not granted,
He lessens his requests, and to thee sues
To let him breathe between the heavens and earth
15A private man in Athens. This for him.
Next, Cleopatra does confess thy greatness,
Submits her to thy might, and of thee craves
The circle of the Ptolemies for her heirs,
Now hazarded to thy grace.