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Would think upon you for your voices, and
Thus to have said,
Did you perceive, , He did solicit you in free contempt, When he did need your loves; and do That his contempt shall not be bruising to you, When he hath power to crush? Why, had your
bodies No heart among you? Or had you tongues, to cry Against the rectorship of judgment?
3 Cit. He's not confirm’d, we may deny him yet.
2 Cit. And will deny him: I'll have five hundred voices of that sound. i Cit. I twice five hundred, and their friends to
piece 'em. Bru. Get you hence instantly; and tell those
They have chose a consul, that will from them take
Let them assemble;
Say, you chose him
you, How youngly he began to serve his country, How long continued: and what stock he springs of, The noble house o'the Marcians; from whence
That Ancus Marcius, Numa's daughter's son,
Of the same house Publius and Quintus were,
One thus descended,
have found, Scaling his present bearing with his past, That he's
your enemy, and revoke Your sudden approbation. Bru.
Say, you ne'er had done't, (Harp on that still,) but by our putting on: And presently, when you have drawn your number, Repair to the Capitol.
Cit. We will so: almost all (several speak. Repent in their election. [Exeunt Citizens. Bru.
Let them go on;
To the Capitol:
ple; And this shall seem, as partly ’tis, their own, Which we have goaded onward,
Cornets. Enter Coriolanus, Menenius, Cominius,
Titus Lartius, Senators, and Patricians. Cor. Tullus Aufidius then had made new head? Tit. He had, my lord; and that it was, which
caus'd Our swifter composition.
Cor. So then the Volces stand but as at first;
They are worn, lord consul, so,
Against the Volces, for they had so vilely
Cor. Spoke he of me?
He did, my lord. .
How? what! Tit. How often he had met you, sword to
sword: That, of all things upon the earth, he hated Your person most: that he would pawn his fortunes To hopeless restitution, so he might Be call’d your vanquisher.
At Antium lives he?
Cor. I wish I had a cause to seek him there,
Enter Sicinius and Brutus.
Behold! these are the tribunes of the people,
Pass no further.
It will be dangerous to
What makes this change? Men.
The matter? Com. Hath he not pass’d the nobles, and the
commons? Bru. Cominius, no. Cor.
Have I had children's voices? 1 Sen. Tribunes, give way; he shall to the mar
ket-place. Bru. The people are incens'd against him. Sic.
Stop, Or all will fall in broil. Cor.
Are these your herd?— Must these have voices, that can yield them now, And straight disclaim their tongues? What are