English 117T: SHAKESPEARE AND THEATER

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Provisional Cuts for Antony and Cleopatra

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I.1.25-40           Nay, and most like || Let Rome in Tiber melt
I.2.98(+)-103+      as he flattered. || O my lord
I.2.112-114         your noble pleasure. || These strong
I.2.165(+)-169      lamented. || The business she hath broached
I.3.46-54(+)        to the port of Rome. || My more particular
I.4.41-47(+)        known no less. || Caesar, I bring thee word
I.4.56(+)-71        thy lacivious wassails. ||  Tis pity of him
I.v.26(+)-34(+)     for so he calls me. || Soveraign of Egypt, hail!
I.v.66(+)-76        my good Alexas. || He shall have every day
II.1.entire
II.2.15-28          And yonder, Caesar. || Welcome to Rome.
II.2.59(+)-76(+)    not be with this. || I wrote to you
II.2.135(+)-139(+)  Octavia to his wife. || By this marriage
II.3.29(+)-30       But he away,  tis noble. || He shall to Parthia.
II.3.39(+)-end      I' the east my pleasure lies.
II.4.entire
II.5.103(+)-end     That art not what thou'rt sure of.
II.6.8(+)-34(+)     That else must perish here. || You have made me offer
II.6.67-79          fair words to them. || Aboard my galley I invite you all:
II.7.1-16                          Thus do they sir:
II.7.118-end        Cup us till the world go round.
III.1.entire
III.2.43-53         My noble brother. || Will Caesar weep?
III.2.58-61(+)      troubled with a rheum. || You shall hear from me
III.3.2(+)-6        Come hither. sir. || Most gracious majesty!
III.3.17-26         Dull of tongue and dwarfish. || Guess at her years
III.4.34-37         solder up the rift. || Choose your own company
III.5.entire
III.6.5(+)-8(+)     were publicly enthroned: || Unto her
III.6.13-19(+)      where they exercise. || Let Rome be thus
III.6.68(+)-86(+)   The kings o' th' earth for war. | Welcome to Rome
III.7.20(+)-27(+)   Here comes the emperor. || we / Will fight with him by sea.
III.7.53(+) -end    We then can do't at land.
III.8.entire
III.11.2(+)-24      It is ashamed to bear me. || Nay, gentle madam, to him
III.11.34-40        O good empress! || Ah, stand by.
III.11.70(+)-72(+)  All that is won and lost. || Love, I am full of lead.
III.12.entire
III.13.entire
IV.2.entire
IV.3.entire
IV.6.12-18(+)       Upon himself. || I have done ill
IV.7.16(+)-end      Come thee on.
IV.8.entire
IV.9.entire
IV.12.42(+)-47(+)   have prevented many. || The witch shall die
IV.14.45(+)-54(+)   Weep for my pardon. || Come, Eros, Eros
IV.14.57(+)-62(+)   Detest my baseness. || Thou art sworn, Eros
IV.15.8-9           but not dead. || O sun
IV.15.70-87(+)      Beneath the visiting moon. || Why, how now, Charmian?
V.1.36(+)40(+)      followed thee to this. || [L]et me lament
V.1.69-end          Caesar, I shall.
V.2.4(+)-8          A minister of her will. || Caesar sends greetings
V.2.91(+)-93(+)     The element they lived in. || Cleopatra
V.2.101(+)-106      Condemning shadows quite. || Know you what Caesar
V.2.137(+)-185(+)   in what place you please. || Therefore be cheered
V.2.198-208(+)      Madam, I will. || Now Iras, what think'st thou?
V.2.210(+)-214(+)   In Rome as well as I. || The gods forbid!

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