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serpent
used in Antony and Cleopatra

7 uses
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Definition
a snake
  • — Melt Egypt into Nile! and kindly creatures Turn all to serpents!
    2.5 — Act 2 Scene 5 — Alexandria. A Room in the Palace (67% in)
  • ...Pompeius Hath given the dare to Caesar, and commands The empire of the sea; our slippery people,— Whose love is never link'd to the deserver Till his deserts are past,—begin to throw Pompey the Great, and all his dignities, Upon his son; who, high in name and power, Higher than both in blood and life, stands up For the main soldier: whose quality, going on, The sides o' the world may danger: much is breeding Which, like the courser's hair, hath yet but life And not a serpent's poison.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Alexandria. Another Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (98% in)
  • —He's speaking now, Or murmuring 'Where's my serpent of old Nile?'
    1.5 — Act 1 Scene 5 — Alexandria. A Room in the Palace (33% in)
  • You've strange serpents there.
    2.7 — Act 2 Scene 7 — On board POMPEY'S Galley, lying near Misenum (19% in)
  • Your serpent of Egypt is bred now of your mud by the operation of your sun: so is your crocodile.
    2.7 — Act 2 Scene 7 — On board POMPEY'S Galley, lying near Misenum (20% in)
  • 'tis a strange serpent.
    2.7 — Act 2 Scene 7 — On board POMPEY'S Galley, lying near Misenum (35% in)
  • I dare not, dear,— Dear my lord, pardon,—I dare not, Lest I be taken: not the imperious show Of the full-fortun'd Caesar ever shall Be brooch'd with me; if knife, drugs, serpents, have Edge, sting, or operation, I am safe; Your wife Octavia, with her modest eyes And still conclusion, shall acquire no honour Demuring upon me.
    4.15 — Act 4 Scene 15 — Alexandria. A monument (30% in)

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