PDF downloads of all 1379 LitCharts literature guides, and of every new one we publish. I paid no attention. ‘And he put it aside three times, each time less emphatically than the last: and at every pushing aside my honest neighbours shouted.’. But you and I, and honest Casca, we have the falling sickness. The people of our time should be ashamed! Brutus and his wife Portia were among them. At the centre of them was Julius Caesar himself and his wife Calphurnia. He thinks too much. And for my own part, I dared not laugh, for fear of opening my lips and receiving the bad air.’, ‘But wait,’ said Cassius. Tomorrow, if you please to speak with me. Quite through the deeds of men. That you do love me, I am nothing jealous. Why, there was a crown offered him; and, being offered him, he put it by with the back of his hand, thus; and then the people fell a-shouting. Brutus is awake late at night. Move on.’. Then Antony offered it the third time, and Caesar refused it the third time. Yes, Casca. ‘What was that? Brutus reads one of the letters that was left for him. I’ve heard many of the most respected Romans—with the exception of immortal Caesar—mention you while complaining of the burden of our current government, and wish that your eyes were working better. He doesn’t enjoy plays like you do, Antony. For we will shake him, or worse days endure. What means this shouting? See a complete list of the characters in Julius Caesar and in-depth analyses of Brutus, Julius Caesar, Antony, Cassius, and Calpurnia. As for me, I didn’t dare laugh because I feared opening my lips and inhaling the stinking air. How I have thought of this and of these times. But don't pay any attention to them—if Caesar had stabbed their mothers, they would have said the same thing. If Caesar had. He had a fever when he was in Spain and when it was at its worst I saw how he shook. Struggling with distance learning? Then, Brutus, I have much mistook your passion, By means whereof this breast of mine hath buried. He never listens to music. ... Act 3, Scene 1, Page 2. [To CAESAR so that only he can hear] Don’t be afraid of him, Caesar. Let me not hinder, Cassius, your desires. Come home to me, and I will wait for you. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as … ‘I’m only telling you what there is to be feared, not what I fear. And each time he pushed it away, my noble countrymen cheered. From that it is disposed. But why are you keeping me here for such a long time? I hear a voice that's shriller than any of this music, calling out “Caesar!” Speak. Don’t be suspicious of what I say, noble Brutus. As they pass by, grab Casca by the sleeve. Caesar saw the two and stopped. Speak. I had been a man of any occupation, if I would not have, taken him at a word, I would I might go to hell among. And since you know that you can’t see yourself without some reflection, I will be your mirror and reveal to you something about yourself that you don’t know. Close. That you have no such mirrors as will turn, Except immortal Caesar, speaking of Brutus. And don’t be suspicious of me, gentle Brutus. print/save view : Previous scene: Play menu: Next scene Act II, Scene 1. He doesn’t enjoy plays like you do, Antony. I’ll leave you to it.’, Cassius made no move to go. After Brutus and Cassius talk with Casca about … Brutus, I’ve been watching you recently. Yes, that's right, it was. Indeed, now Rome only has room for one man. If I have veiled my look, I turn the trouble of my countenance Merely upon myself. I do fear, the people. Oh, we have both heard out fathers say that there was once a Brutus who would have put up with the absolute devil to keep Rome a republic.’, Brutus chose his words carefully and spoke at a measured pace. Write them together, yours is as fair a name. I have not from your eyes that gentleness, You bear too stubborn and too strange a hand. ‘Calphurnia,’ he said. If I were a common laborer and didn't take him at his word and cut his throat, then to hell with me. Although, in my opinion, he would’ve gladly taken it. Brutus sat in his living room, thinking things over. Ay, if I be alive and your mind hold and your dinner. He put it the third time by. Everyone except BRUTUS and CASSIUS exits. That’s very likely. Speak, Caesar … ‘Caesar?’ he said. Antonius, while you’re running don’t forget to touch Calphurnia. He was so quick-witted when he was in school. CAESAR enters, along with ANTONY who is dressed for a traditional foot race, as well as CALPHURNIA, PORTIA, DECIUS, CICERO, BRUTUS, CASSIUS, and CASCA, followed by great crowd of commoners, including a SOOTHSAYER. Ha! But I hope my good friends, among which you’re one, won’t be upset, nor put any construction on it other than that I’m at war with myself and that perhaps makes me seem as though I don’t value them.’, ‘Then Brutus, I’ve mistaken it. Than that poor Brutus, with himself at war. Goodbye. “Brutus” and “Caesar"—what's special about “Caesar?” Why should that name be shouted more than yours? And since you know the best way to see yourself is by reflection, I'll act as your mirror and show to you the parts of yourself of which you are unaware, without exaggerating. I will this night, In several hands, in at his windows throw, As if they came from several citizens, Writings all tending to the great opinion That Rome holds of his name, wherein obscurely Caesar’s ambition shall be glancèd at. I have heard Where many of the best respect in Rome, Except immortal Caesar, speaking of Brutus And groaning underneath this age’s yoke, Have wished that noble Brutus had his eyes. But why do you keep me here so long? A noble Roman suspicious of Julius Caesar's rise. Caesar doesn't like me, but he loves Brutus. Yet I see that your honorable nature can be turned from its usual inclination. Original Text: I don’t know what you and other men think of this life. But I fear him not. I am not gamesome. Tell us what hath chanced today, Why, there was a crown offered him; and, being offered, him, he put it by with the back of his hand, thus; and, Ay, marry, was ’t, and he put it by thrice, every time, gentler than other, and at every putting-by mine honest, I can as well be hanged as tell the manner of it. ... Caesar. Nay, an I tell you that, I’ll ne'er look you i' th', But those that understood him smiled at one. Murellus and Flavius, for pulling scarfs off Caesar’s images, are put to silence. Maybe that’s affecting my behaviour. Step over to my right side, because my left ear is deaf, and tell me honestly what you think of Cassius. Tell us what hath chanced todayThat Caesar looks so sad. ‘Just as well as I know your outward appearance. Have struck but thus much show of fire from Brutus. A humble carpenter celebrating Caesar's victory. I don’t have that interest. Another general shout!I do believe that these applauses areFor some new honors that are heaped on Caesar. I shall recount hereafter. carried on his shoulders his elderly father Anchises from the fires of Troy, I carry the tired Caesar from the waves of the Tiber. I see that good quality in you, Brutus. Enter BRUTUS Brutus. Although the play opens with Flavius and Murellus noting the fickle nature of the public’s devotion—the crowd now celebrates Caesar’s defeat of Pompey when once it celebrated Pompey’s victories—loyalty to Caesar nonetheless appears to be growing with exceptional … he desired their worships to think it was his infirmity. But don’t let me stop you from doing what you want, Cassius. I’ll think over what you’ve said; I’ll listen patiently to whatever else you have to say; and I’ll find an appropriate time for us to consider and make a decision about such weighty matters. Men like that are dangerous. Till then, my noble friend, chew upon this: Brutus had rather be a villager Than to repute himself a son of Rome Under these hard conditions as this time Is like to lay upon us. Rome, thou hast lost the breed of noble bloods! Casca gestured to the crowd. The games are finished, and Caesar is returning. If I seem unfriendly, it’s because my troubled looks are actually directed at myself. Stand directly in Antonius’ path as he runs the race. Men like  him can never be content as long as they know that there is someone better and more powerful than they are. Such men as he be never at heart’s ease Whiles they behold a greater than themselves, And therefore are they very dangerous. I’ll do so. If I seem unfriendly, it’s because my troubled looks are actually directed at myself. Such men are dangerous. And yet his honourable mettle could nevertheless be worked on to bend it from its natural form. Oh, you and I have heard our fathers say, There was a Brutus once that would have brooked, Th' eternal devil to keep his state in Rome. The storm had subsided but there was still some lightning that obscured the stars and he wasn’t able to calculate the time. And he’s quick-witted now when it comes to carrying out any bold or noble enterprise, despite this show of being dull. Yes, if I’m still alive, and you’re still sane, and your dinner is worth eating. I know that virtue to be in you, Brutus, As well as I do know your outward favor. It’s true, this “god” was shaking! ‘I am glad that my feeble words have produced this much passion from Brutus.’ 'Tis true, this god did shake! Menu. I fear the people have made Caesar their king. The old man took a step forward. If I were some frivolous fool; or made the same stale vows of friendship to every new friend I met; or if you knew that I flatter men to their faces only to slander them once they're gone; or if you learn that I make declarations of friendship to all the mobs of people while at a feast, then, of course, don't believe me. If I were a buffoon or told everyone that he was my friend, or if you think I fawn over people, befriend them and then tell lies about them, or if you think that I throw myself around and claim friendship with anyone and everyone when I’m drinking, then think of me as dangerous.’. In several hands, in at his windows throw, Writings all tending to the great opinion, That Rome holds of his name, wherein obscurely. I was born as free as Caesar. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as … Into what dangers would you lead me, Cassius. As our elders say, if an infertile woman is touched during this holy race, she’ll escape the curse of sterility. Ay, if I be alive and your mind hold and your dinner worth the eating. I’m telling you what should be feared rather than what I fear, because, after all, I am Caesar. That of yourself which you yet know not of. Do you want to speak with me? Rome. That her wide walks encompassed but one man? How he did shake. Rome has lost the ability to raise noble men! ‘Antonius’, he said. ‘Tell us exactly what happened,’ said Brutus. Again, quiet!’ The band stopped playing and the noise subsided. I don’t, Cassius, even though I love Caesar dearly. Who is it in the crowd that’s calling me? What is it that you want to tell me? I do lack some part Of that quick spirit that is in Antony. ‘Who’s that?’ he said. We both have fed as well, and we can both Endure the winter’s cold as well as he. ‘Casca will tell us what it’s about,’ said Cassius. He fell down in the marketplace, and foamed at mouth, and was speechless. ‘Beware the ides of March,’ he said. Instant PDF downloads. More shouting from the crowd! He thinks too much. Till then, my noble friend, chew upon this: I do not doubt that you love me. Is now become a god, and Cassius is Did I i.e., I carried Caesar on my back : A wretched creature and must bend his body, If Caesar carelessly but nod on him. SOOTHSAYER. A Tale of Two Cities Animal Farm Brave New World Don Quixote The Book Thief. I’m glad that my weak words have forced even this small show of passion from you. Until then, my noble friend, think about this: I would rather be some villager than call myself a citizen of Rome during the difficult situation these times are likely to put us through. Noble minds should stick together because otherwise, who can be so firm that he couldn’t be seduced? I can as well be hanged as tell the manner of it. But in ourselves, that we are underlings. ‘That you love me I have no doubts. ‘Goodbye. I could tell you more news too. But, there’s no heed to be taken of them. ‘He still is when it comes to doing anything bold or noble. But it was famed with more than with one man? Trumpets play. But, for mine own part, it was Greek to me. 'Tis true, this god did shake! again, he said, if he had done or said anything amiss. ‘I wish he were fatter. ‘Who offered him the crown?’ said Cassius. Stand you directly in Antonius' way When he doth run his course. ‘What was the last cry for?’. And still, as he refused it, the rabblement hooted and clapped their chopp'd hands and threw up their sweaty night-caps and uttered such a deal of stinking breath because Caesar refused the crown that it had almost choked Caesar—for he swooned and fell down at it. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. ‘And this man!’ he said bitterly, ‘has now become a god. But, as for me, I’d rather not live at all than stand in awe of a man no better than myself. MURELLUS and FLAVIUS follow after. Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look. Conjure with them. Tell me, good Brutus, can you see your face? I was born free as Caesar. But don’t let me stop you from doing what you want, Cassius. ‘And in his sour way he will tell you anything important that may have happened.’, ‘I’ll do that,’ said Brutus. Teachers and parents! But I have more news to tell you. I’ll think over what you’ve said; I’ll listen patiently to whatever else you have to say; and I’ll find an appropriate time for us to consider and make a decision about such weighty matters. Did you want to talk to me?’. ‘I swear, before he fell down, when he saw that the common herd was glad he had refused the crown, he pulled open his doublet and offered them his throat to cut. I’ll do so. 'Tis just. About “Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 2” The iconic “Ides of March ” scene. Why, sir, he straddles the narrow world like a giant, and we petty men walk under his huge legs and peek out just to find our graves, as if we were slaves. ‘Don’t be afraid of him, Caesar,’ said Antony. ‘Caesar hasn’t got it but you and I, and honest Casca, we’ve all got epilepsy.’, ‘I don’t know what you mean by that,’ said Casca, ‘but I’m sure Caesar fell down. Yet I love him well. [aside to CAESAR] Fear him not, Caesar. He had a fever when he was in Spain, 1.2.120 : And when the fit was on him, I did mark Therefore, good Brutus, be prepared to hear. Act 1, scene 3. Cassius, Be not deceived. Find related themes, quotes, symbols, characters, and more. Three or four young women standing near me shouted, ‘Alas, good soul’, and forgave him with all their hearts. Caesar is listening. Tomorrow, if you please to speak with me, I will come home to you. Then he offered it to him again, then he put it by again—but, to my thinking, he was very loath to lay his fingers off it. That’s it exactly. I hear a tongue, shriller than all the music, Cry “Caesar”! ‘My lord?’, ‘Don’t forget in your haste, Antonius, to touch Calphurnia as you run past her. For this time I will leave you. Three or four wenches where I stood cried, “Alas, good soul!” and forgave him with all their hearts. Cassius over there has a lean and hungry look. If the rag-tag people didn’t clap him and hiss him according to how he pleased and displeased them, just as they do to the actors in the theatre, I am no true man.’. So is he now in execution Of any bold or noble enterprise, However he puts on this tardy form. Fare you well. Then he spun round and he faced Brutus squarely. His coward lips did from their color fly, And that same eye whose bend doth awe the world Did lose his luster. Brutus, I misunderstood your feelings. CASCA. But wherefore do you hold me here so long? But, speaking for myself, it was Greek to me. But it’s a shame that you don’t have any mirrors in which to view your own worthiness, Brutus. Therefore, it's better for noble men to spend time only with other noble men. I ask you what meat Caesar has eaten that has made him grow to be so great? He reads a lot, he’s very observant and he looks right into the hearts of men. What a blunt fellow is this grown to be!He was quick mettle when he went to school. LitCharts Teacher Editions. I did not mark it. William Shakespeare's classic play about Roman Emperor Julius Caesar … ACT III SCENE I. Rome. I would not, so with love I might entreat you, I will with patience hear, and find a time. Cassius, don’t be fooled. But before we could arrive at the proposed point Caesar cried out, “Help me Cassius or I’ll drown”. ‘All be quiet. The troubled Tiber chafing with her shores, Caesar said to me, “Darest thou, Cassius, now. Julius Caesar Translation: Act 1, Scene 2. Both meet to hear and answer such high things. ‘Beware the ides of March,’ he said in his high-pitched voice. But I have more news to tell you. He’s crazy. This complete, line-by-line translation of Julius Caesar makes the language of Shakespeare's play contemporary while preserving the metrical rhythm, complexity, and poetic qualities of the original.. Weigh them, it is as heavy. What is it that you would impart to me? The name of honor more than I fear death. Cassius, what dangers do you want to lead me into, by asking me to look inside myself for something that isn't in me? Set on; and leave no ceremony out. CAESAR. What, did Caesar faint? I’ll leave you alone. Search all of SparkNotes Search. Say them—yours is just as pleasant to say. A summary of Part X (Section3) in William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Good Brutus, tell me, can you see your face? And be not jealous on me, gentle Brutus. Until then, my noble friend, chew on this. I would not, Cassius. What a dull man he’s become! Well, a crown was offered to him, and, when it was offered, he pushed it away with the back of his hand, like this—and then the people started shouting. ‘Until then, think about the state of Rome.’. [Music.] Rome has lost the ability to raise noble men! It’s as familiar to me as your appearance. ‘The fault, dear Brutus, is not written in our stars, but in ourselves that we are underlings. And stemming it with hearts of controversy. ‘More cheering? because who is so firm that he can’t be seduced? In his sour way, he'll tell you if anything important happened today. Write them together—yours looks just as good. [to BRUTUS] You pulled me by the cloak. LitCharts uses cookies to personalize our services. I do fear, the peopleChoose Caesar for their king. And since you know the best way to see yourself is by reflection, I'll act as your mirror and show to you the parts of yourself of which you are unaware, without exaggerating. In fact, honor is what I want to discuss with you. Caesar's face is full of anger while everyone with him look like they’ve been scolded. What sayst thou to me now? And for that reason, I kept to myself a number of important thoughts. ‘You pulled at my cloak. And that tongue of his that ordered the Romans to listen to him and transcribe his speeches in their books cried like a sick girl, “Oh, get me a drink, Titinius.”. But, speaking for myself, it was Greek to me. Of late with passions of some difference. Then Antony offered it the third time, and Caesar refused it the third time. ‘Ha,’ he said. Tell me, good Brutus, can you see your face?’, Brutus laughed. Caesar! I don’t know what you mean by that. Bid every noise be still. And after this, Caesar won't be able to sit comfortably in his power, because we’ll either overthrow him, or suffer worse than we do now. ‘Antonius.’, Antony smiled. Well, Brutus, you’re noble. Flavius. If I were Brutus now and he were Cassius, I wouldn’t have let him persuade me. Then Cassius spoke again. Come on my right hand, for this ear is deaf, And tell me truly what thou think’st of him. But those who understood him smiled at one another and shook their heads, but for my own part, it was Greek to me. If the tag-rag people did not clap him and hiss him according as he pleased and displeased them, asthey use to do the players in the theatre, I am no trueman. I was born as free as Caesar. He loves no plays, As thou dost, Antony . As our elders say, if an infertile woman is touched during this holy race, she’ll escape the curse of sterility. And since you know you cannot see yourself So well as by reflection, I, your glass, Will modestly discover to yourself That of yourself which you yet know not of. When Caesar says, “do this,” it is performed. But you and IAnd honest Casca, we have the falling sickness. Why, sir, he straddles the narrow world like a giant, and we petty men walk under his huge legs and peek out just to find our graves, as if we were slaves. ‘Quiet, there,’ he shouted. Come on my right hand, for this ear is deaf. But look there, Cassius. I know not what you mean by that, but I am sure Caesar, fell down. Yet even as he refused it, the masses hooted and clapped their chapped hands, and threw up their sweaty hats, and roared out such a load of stinking breath because Caesar refused the crown that it nearly choked Caesar, who fainted and fell down. His coward’s lips lost their colour, and that same eye whose glance awes the world lost its lustre. Until then, my noble friend, think about this: I would rather be some villager than call myself a citizen of Rome during the difficult situation these times are likely to put us through. If it’s anything beneficial to the general welfare, whatever it is, good news or bad, I’ll look on either impartially. —Antonius! Caesar doesn't like me, but he loves Brutus. Tomorrow, if you’d like to speak with me, I’ll come to your house. But it’s a shame that you don’t have any mirrors in which to view your own worthiness, Brutus. You’ve become too remote from this close friend of yours.’, Brutus frowned. Be prepared to listen, good Brutus. As they pass by, pluck Casca by the sleeve,And he will, after his sour fashion, tell youWhat hath proceeded worthy note today. Caesar doth bear me hard, but he loves Brutus. Yet I see that your honorable nature can be turned from its usual inclination. As the two tribunes approached the forum they found that the crowd had become impossible to disperse. It was late. Cassius, don’t be fooled. CAESAR. © 2004 – 2020 No Sweat Digital Ltd. All rights reserved. Nay, an I tell you that, I’ll ne'er look you i' th' face again. Julius Caesar by Shakespeare summary in under five minutes! Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting above. If the tag-rag people did not clap him and, hiss him according as he pleased and displeased them, as, they use to do the players in the theatre, I am no true, Marry, before he fell down, when he perceived the, common herd was glad he refused the crown, he plucked me. 'Tis very like. Let the gods prosper me in that I love honour more than I fear death.’, ‘I know that about you, Brutus,’ said Cassius. I paid no attention. Brutus and Caesar. But let not therefore, my good friends, be grieved— Among which number, Cassius, be you one— Nor construe any further my neglect Than that poor Brutus, with himself at war, Forgets the shows of love to other men. Weigh them—it’s just as heavy. The angry spot doth glow on Caesar’s brow. For this present. I don’t know what you and other men think of this life. [To ANTONY so that only he can hear] I want the men around me to be fat, well-groomed men who sleep soundly through the night. And so he fell. I’ve noticed that you seem less friendly toward me than I’m used to. From the creators of SparkNotes, something better. JULIUS CAESAR, Roman statesman and general OCTAVIUS, Triumvir after Caesar's death, later Augustus Caesar, first emperor of Rome MARCUS ANTONIUS, general and friend of Caesar, a Triumvir after his death LEPIDUS, third member of … He hath the falling sickness. I rather tell thee what is to be feared Than what I fear, for always I am Caesar. What is the meaning of this shouting? Do magic with them, and “Brutus” will call up a spirit just as well as “Caesar.” Now, in the name of all the gods, I ask you what meat Caesar has eaten that has made him grow to be so great? Carpenter. And tell me truly what thou think’st of him. Caesar gets a cryptic warning from a soothsayer; Brutus and Cassius express grave doubts. A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March. As they pass by, pluck Casca by the sleeve, And he will, after his sour fashion, tell you. Cassius and Brutus waited for their fellow senator, Casca, to pass them and when he did Brutus tugged at his cloak. We both have eaten as well, and we can both endure the winter's cold as well as he. Peace yet again. Everyone exits, except BRUTUS and CASSIUS. At the centre of them was Julius Caesar himself and his … 1.2.115 : Did I the tired Caesar. As Cassius walked home his mind raced. I don’t, Cassius, even though I love Caesar dearly. Conjure with 'em, “Brutus” will start a spirit as soon as “Caesar.” Now in the names of all the gods at once, Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed That he is grown so great? Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Julius Caesar and what it means. In fact, honor is what I want to discuss with you. But let not therefore, my good friends, be grieved—. CAESAR. ‘What does that shouting mean?’ said Brutus. [To BRUTUS] You pulled on my cloak. Casca laughed. Did Caesar faint?’, ‘He fell down in the market-place and foamed at the mouth and was speechless.’, ‘No,’ said Cassius. Yet, if I myself were capable of fear, I don’t know of any man I would avoid more than skinny Cassius. Ay, Casca. Who is it in the crowd that’s calling me? I heard him groan. A trumpet sounds. ‘As they pass us, grab hold of Casca,’ said Cassius. If I were Brutus now and he were Cassius, I wouldn’t have let him persuade me. What, did Caesar swoon? Julius Caesar Translation: Act 2, Scene 1. Men can be masters of their fate. Instant downloads of all 1379 LitChart PDFs. And honest Casca, we have the falling sickness. ‘I’m not sporty,’ said Brutus. And they should not see anything more in my distant behavior than that poor Brutus—who is at war with himself—has forgotten to show affection to others. And it’s a great pity that you don’t have the kind of mirrors that could make you see your hidden merit. And then he offered it the third time. And when he was in its grip, I noticed how he shook. Cassius urges Brutus to oppose Caesar for fear that Caesar may become king. May the gods grant me good favor only so long as I love honor more than I fear death. Tell me, good Brutus, can you see your face? For once upon a raw and gusty day, The troubled Tiber chafing with her shores, Caesar said to me, “Darest thou, Cassius, now Leap in with me into this angry flood And swim to yonder point?” Upon the word, Accoutred as I was, I plungèd in And bade him follow. What is it that you want to tell me? When could one say of Rome before now, that her wide streets contained only one man? [Music ceases.] When he was in Spain, Caesar had a fever. Go on, then, and don’t leave out any of the proper rituals. I was born as free as Caesar and so were you. Lately I’ve been overwhelmed with private thoughts and conflicting emotions, which must have affected my behavior. And this man Is now become a god, and Cassius is A wretched creature and must bend his body If Caesar carelessly but nod on him. ‘If I have veiled my look it’s because I’m preoccupied. He is a great observer, and he looks Quite through the deeds of men. ‘Then I must conclude that you don’t want that.’, ‘I don’t, Cassius, although I love him well. Back to the Play. But I’m not afraid of him. ‘Let me have men around me who are fat,’ he said. Caesar looks angry, and all the others look like a frightened lot. He hears no music. all saying how great his reputation is throughout all of Rome, while also hinting at Caesar’s ambition. I want the men around me to be fat, well-groomed men who sleep soundly through the night. 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