William Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra, Act IV, Scene X

Scene X

Between the two camps

Enter Mark Antony and Scarus, with their Army

Mark Antony

Their preparation is to-day by sea; We please them not by land.


For both, my lord.

Mark Antony

I would they'ld fight i' the fire or i' the air; We'ld fight there too. But this it is; our foot Upon the hills adjoining to the city Shall stay with us: order for sea is given; They have put forth the haven Where their appointment we may best discover, And look on their endeavour.