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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

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Julius Caesar Manipulation Quotes

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ANTONYHere is the will, and under Caesar's seal.To every Roman citizen he gives,To every several man, seventy-five drachmas.SECOND CITIZENMost noble Caesar! We'll revenge his death.THIRD CITIZENO royal Caesar!ANTONYHear me with patience.ALL. Peace, ho!ANTONYMoreover, he hath left you all his walks,His private arbors, and new-planted orchards,On this side Tiber; he hath left them you,And to your heirs forever- common pleasures,To walk abroad and recreate yourselves.Here was a Caesar! When comes such another?FIRST CITIZENNever, never. Come, away, away!We'll burn his body in the holy placeAnd with the brands fire the traitors' houses.Take up the body. (3.2.14)


Something like ten minutes ago, the people swore with Brutus that they loved their freedom as Romans above all else.  But Antony, with the promise of two months' wages and some public gardens, convinces the people to riot.  They forget all about the tyranny Brutus just warned them of.

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