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# The real length of time in Julius Cæsar is as follows: About
the middle of February A. U. C. 709, a frantick festival, sacred
to Pan, and called Lupercalia, was held in honour of Cæsar, when ! the regal crown was offered to him by Antony. On the 15th of
March in the same year, he was slain. November 27, A. U. C.
710, the triumvirs met at a small island, formed by the river į Rhenus, near Bononia, and there adjusted their cruel proscription. -A. U. C. 711, Brutus and Cassius were defeated near Philippi.
Conspirators against Julius Ligarius,
A Soothsayer. - Cinna, a Poet. Another Poet. Lucilius, Titinius, Messala, young Cato, and Volum
nius; Friends to Brutus and Cassius. Varro, Clitus, Claudius, Strato, Lucius, Dardanius;
Servants to Brutus. Pindarus, Servant to Cassius.
Calphurnia, Wife to Cæsar.
Senators, Citizens, Guards, Attendants, &c. SCENE, during a great Part of the Play, at Rome:
afterwards at Sardis; and near Philippi.
SCENE I. Rome. A Street.
1 Cit. Why, sir, a carpenter.
2 Cit. Traly, sir, in respect of a fine workman,
rectly. .. 2 Cit. A trade, sir, that, I hope, I may use with a safe conscience; which is, indeed, sir, a mender of bad soals. Mar. What trade, thou knave; thou naughty
knave, what trade? .2 Cit. Nay, I beseech you, sir, be not out with me: yet, if you be out, sir, I can mend you.
Mar. What meanest thou by that? Mend me, thou saucy fellow?
2 Cit. Why, sir, cobble you. ..
Cit. a rectly at tra
Flav. Thou art a cobler, art thou?
2 Cit. Truly, sir, all that I live by is, with the awl: I meddle with no tradesman's matters, nor women's matters, but with awl. I am, indeed, sir, a surgeon to old shoes; when they are in great danger, I re-cover them. As proper men as ever trod upon neats-leather, have gone upon my handywork.
Flav. But wherefore art not in thy shop to-day? Why dost thou lead these men about the streets?
2 Cit. Truly, sir, to wear out their shoes; to get myself into more work. But, indeed, sir, we make holiday, to see Cæsar, and to rejoice in his triumph. · Mar. Wherefore rejoice? What conquest brings
Pray to the gods to intermit the plague
Mar. May we do so?
Flav. It is no matter; let' no images
Şee, whe'r-) Whether. 2 - deck'd with ceremonies.] Ceremonies are honorary ornae ments; tokens of respect.