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Mes. My master's man.-Strato, where is thy ma.
Oct. All that serv'd Brutus, I will entertain* them.
Stra. Ay, if Messala will prefert me to you.
How died my master, Strato?
Mes. Octavius, then take him to follow thee,
Ant. This was the noblest Roman of them all:
Oct. According to his virtue let us use him,
# Receive into my service.
Of this tragedy many particular passages deserve regard, and the contention and reconcilement of Brutus and Cassius is universally celebrated; but I have never been strongly agitated in perusing it, and think it somewhat cold and unaffecting, compared with some other of Shakspeare's plays: his adherence to the real story, and to the Roman man. ners, seems to have impeded the natural vigour of his genius.
friends of Antony.
friends of Cæsar.
ants on Cleopatra.
attendants on Cleopatra. Iras, Officers, Soldiers, Messengers, and other Attend.
ants. Scene, dispersed; in several parts of the Roman