Antony & Cleopatra Essay, Research Paper
Antony & Cleopatra-Act I, Scene 5
Cleopatra: Pray you stand farther from me. I know by that same eye there’s
some good news. What, says the married woman you may go? Would she
had never given you leave to come! Let her not say ’tis I that keep you here, I
have no power upon you; hers you are.
O’never was there queen so mightily betrayed! Yet at the first I saw the
Why should I think you can be mine, and true, though you in swearing shake
the throned gods, who have been false to Fulvia? Riotious madness, to be
entangled with those mouth-made vows, which break themselves in swearing!
Nay, pray you seek no color for your going, but bid farewell, and go. When
you sued staying, then was the time for words; no going then. Eternity was in
our lips and eyes, bliss in our brows bent; none our parts so poor but was a
race of heaven. They are so still, or thou, the greatest soldier of the world, Art
turned the greatest liar.