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Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra.

Choices Quotes

CLEOPATRA [Looking for Antony] He was dispos'd to mirth; but on the sudden A Roman thought hath struck him. Enobarbus! ENOBARBUS Madam? CLEOPATRA Seek him, and bring him hither. Where's Alexas? ALE...

Contrasting Regions Quotes

But stirr'd by Cleopatra. Now, for the love of Love and her soft hours, Let's not confound the time with conference harsh: There's not a minute of our lives should stretch Without some pleasure no...

Gender Quotes

CAESAR You may see, Lepidus, and henceforth know, It is not Caesar's natural vice to hate Our great competitor. From Alexandria This is the news: he fishes, drinks, and wastes The lamps of night in...

Betrayal Quotes

CLEOPATRA O, never was there queen So mightily betray'd! Yet at the first I saw the treasons planted. ANTONY Cleopatra- CLEOPATRA Why should I think you can be mine and true, Though you in swearing...

Love Quotes

CLEOPATRA If it be love indeed, tell me how much. ANTONY There's beggary in the love that can be reckon'd. CLEOPATRA I'll set a bourn how far to be belov'd. ANTONY Then must thou needs find out new...

Power Quotes

ANTONY Let Rome in Tiber melt, and the wide arch Of the rang'd empire fall! Here is my space. Kingdoms are clay; our dungy earth alike Feeds beast as man. The nobleness of life Is to do thus [embra...

Transformation Quotes

PHILO Those his goodly eyes, That o'er the files and musters of the war Have glow'd like plated Mars, now bend, now turn, The office and devotion of their view Upon a tawny front. His captain's hea...

Guilt and Blame Quotes

ANTONY There's a great spirit gone! Thus did I desire it. What our contempts doth often hurl from us We wish it ours again; the present pleasure, By revolution low'ring, does become The opposite of...

Duty Quotes

CAESAR You are too indulgent. Let's grant it is not Amiss to tumble on the bed of Ptolemy, To give a kingdom for a mirth, to sit And keep the turn of tippling with a slave, To reel the streets at n...
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