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Antony and Cleopatra
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  • …wife of Antony Should have an army for an usher, and The neighs of horse to tell of her approach Long ere she did appear; the trees by the way Should have borne men; and expectation fainted, Longing for what it had not; nay, the dust Should have ascended to the roof of heaven, Rais’d by your populous troops: but you are come A market-maid to Rome; and have prevented The ostentation of our love, which left unshown Is often left unlov’d; we should have met you By sea and land; supplying…
  • You see how easily she may be surpris’d: [Here PROCULEIUS and two of the Guard ascend the Monument by a ladder placed against a window, and, having ascended, come behind CLEOPATRA.
  • You see how easily she may be surpris’d: [Here PROCULEIUS and two of the Guard ascend the Monument by a ladder placed against a window, and, having ascended, come behind CLEOPATRA.

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  • We saw the rocket ascend.
  • The path ascended to the top of the hill

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