CAESAR; OCTAVIA between
) The world and my great office will
Divide me from your bosom.
Before the gods my knee shall bow my prayers
To them for you.
) Good night, sir.—My
5Read not my blemishes in the world’s report.
I have not kept my square, but that to come
Shall all be done by th’ rule. Good night, dear lady.
) Good night, sir.
He exits with
10Now, sirrah, you do wish yourself in Egypt?
Would I had never come from thence, nor you thither.
If you can, your reason?
I see it in my motion, have it not in my tongue.
hie you to Egypt again.
15Say to me whose fortunes shall rise higher,
Caesar’s or mine?
Therefore, O Antony, stay not by his side.
Thy dæmon—that thy spirit which keeps thee—is
20Noble, courageous, high, unmatchable
Where Caesar’s is not. But near him thy angel
Becomes afeard, as being o’erpowered. Therefore
Make space enough between you.