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Antony and Cleopatra Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Antony and Cleopatra
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“Celerity is never more admired Than by the negligent. ”
William Shakespeare
author
Cleopatra
person
Antony and Cleopatra
book
enemies
admiration
self reflection
negligence
concepts
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“Give me my robe. Put on my crown. I have Immortal longings in me. Now no more The juice of Egypt’s grape shall moist this lip. ”
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“Egypt, thou knew’st too well My heart was to thy rudder tied by th’strings And thou shouldst tow me after. ”
Cleopatra
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Marcus Antonius
character
love
power
heart
battles
concepts
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“I found you as a morsel cold upon Dead Caesar’s trencher. ”
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“The breaking of so great a thing should make A greater crack. ”
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“She shall be buried by her Antony. No grave upon the earth will clip in it A pair so famous.”
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“Let Rome in Tiber melt, and the wide arch of the ranged empire fall; here is my space. ”
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“And you shall see in him The triple pillar of the world transformed Into a strumpet’s fool. ”
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“Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety. Other women cloy The appetites they feed, but she makes hungry Where most she satisfies. ”
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“Antony Shall be brought drunken forth, and I shall see Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness I’th’posture of a whore. ”
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“The odds is gone, And there is nothing left remarkable Beneath the visiting moon.”
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“Eternity was in our lips and in our eyes. ”
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″ I am dying, Egypt, dying. Only I here importune death awhile until Of many thousand kisses the poor last I lay upon thy lips ”
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“My salad days, When I was green in judgment, cold in blood. ”
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″ Now boast thee, death, in thy possession lies A lass unparalleled. ”
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“O, whither hast thou led me, Egypt? See How I convey my shame out of thine eyes, By looking back what I have left behind ‘Stroyed in dishonor.”
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“Though are sworn, Eros, That when the exigent should come, which now Is come indeed, when I should see behind me Th’ inevitable prosecution of Disgrace and honor, that on my command Thou then wouldst kill me. Do’t. The time is come. Thou strik’st not me; ‘tis Caesar thou defeat’st.”
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“The April’s in her eyes. It is love’s spring, And these the showers to bring it on.”
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“In time we hate that which we often fear.”
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“Let not the piece of virtue which is set Betwixt us, as the cement of our love To keep it builded, be the ram to batter The fortress of it. For better might we Have loved without this mean, if on both parts This not be cherished.”

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