William Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra, Act III, Scene VIII

Updated February 28, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Scene VIII

A plain near Actium

Enter Octavius Caesar, and Taurus, with his army, marching

Octavius Caesar



My lord?

Octavius Caesar

Strike not by land; keep whole: provoke not battle,
Till we have done at sea. Do not exceed
The prescript of this scroll: our fortune lies
Upon this jump.


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