• The same. A street near the gate.
    Enter two Senators with VOLUMNIA, VIRGILIA, VALERIA, & c. passing over the stage, followed by Patricians and others

    FIRST SENATOR

    Behold our patroness, the life of Rome!
    Call all your tribes together, praise the gods,
    And make triumphant fires; strew flowers before them:
    Unshout the noise that banish’d Martius,
    5Repeal him with the welcome of his mother;
    Cry ‘Welcome, ladies, welcome!’

    ALL

    Welcome, ladies,
    Welcome!
    A flourish with drums and trumpets. Exeunt
  • The same street near the gate.
    Two Senators enter with VOLUMNIA, VIRGILIA, VALERIA, and company passing over the stage, followed by patricians and others. 

    FIRST SENATOR

    Behold our savior, the life of Rome! Call all your tribes together, praise the gods, and make triumphant fires. Throw flowers before them. Take back the cries that banished Martius and bring him back by welcoming his mother. Cry, “Welcome, ladies, welcome!”

    ALL 

    Welcome, ladies, welcome!
    Drums and trumpets sound. All exit.