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Isis
used in Antony and Cleopatra

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Definition
Egyptian mythology:  goddess of fertility and protector of sailors; took the role of goddess of the dead and of funeral rights when her husband, Osiris died
  • —O, let him marry a woman that cannot go, sweet Isis, I beseech thee!
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Alexandria. Another Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (31% in)
  • Good Isis, hear me this prayer, though thou deny me a matter of more weight; good Isis, I beseech thee!
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Alexandria. Another Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (33% in)
  • Good Isis, hear me this prayer, though thou deny me a matter of more weight; good Isis, I beseech thee!
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Alexandria. Another Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (34% in)
  • Dear goddess, hear that prayer of the people! for, as it is a heartbreaking to see a handsome man loose-wived, so it is a deadly sorrow to behold a foul knave uncuckolded: therefore, dear Isis, keep decorum, and fortune him accordingly!
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Alexandria. Another Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (36% in)
  • By Isis, I will give thee bloody teeth If thou with Caesar paragon again My man of men.
    1.5 — Act 1 Scene 5 — Alexandria. A Room in the Palace (90% in)
  • O Isis!
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Alexandria. A Room in the Palace (36% in)
  • Isis else defend, And serving you so long!
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — Alexandria. A Room in the Palace (91% in)
  • His sons he there proclaim'd the kings of kings: Great Media, Parthia, and Armenia, He gave to Alexander; to Ptolemy he assign'd Syria, Cilicia, and Phoenicia: she In the habiliments of the goddess Isis That day appear'd; and oft before gave audience, As 'tis reported, so.
    3.6 — Act 3 Scene 6 — Rome. A Room in CAESAR'S House (18% in)

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