Enter Mark Antony and Cleopatra, Charmian, and others attending
No, my chuck. Eros, come; mine armour, Eros!
Enter Eros with armour
Come good fellow, put mine iron on: If fortune be not ours to-day, it is Because we brave her: come.
Rarely, rarely: He that unbuckles this, till we do please To daff't for our repose, shall hear a storm. Thou fumblest, Eros; and my queen's a squire More tight at this than thou: dispatch. O love, That thou couldst see my wars to-day, and knew'st The royal occupation! thou shouldst see A workman in't.
Enter an armed Soldier
Good morrow to thee; welcome: Thou look'st like him that knows a warlike charge: To business that we love we rise betime, And go to't with delight.
[Shout. Trumpets flourish]
Enter Captains and Soldiers
'Tis well blown, lads: This morning, like the spirit of a youth That means to be of note, begins betimes. So, so; come, give me that: this way; well said. Fare thee well, dame, whate'er becomes of me: This is a soldier's kiss: rebukeable
And worthy shameful cheque it were, to stand On more mechanic compliment; I'll leave thee Now, like a man of steel. You that will fight, Follow me close; I'll bring you to't. Adieu.
Exeunt Mark Antony, Eros, Captains, and Soldiers
Lead me. He goes forth gallantly. That he and Caesar might Determine this great war in single fight! Then Antony,—but now—Well, on.