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capitol
used in Julius Caesar

21 uses
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Definition
the main building (or buildings) of government
  • Is Caesar yet gone to the Capitol?
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A street near the Capitol (66% in)
capitol = the main building (or buildings) of government

This is often confused with capital ("al" instead of "ol").  Capital references the city from which a nation is governed.
  • Go you down that way towards the Capitol; This way will I. Disrobe the images, If you do find them deck'd with ceremonies.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Rome. A street (86% in)
  • —But, look you, Cassius, The angry spot doth glow on Caesar's brow, And all the rest look like a chidden train: Calpurnia's cheek is pale; and Cicero Looks with such ferret and such fiery eyes As we have seen him in the Capitol, Being cross'd in conference by some senators.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. A public place (58% in)
  • Besides,—I ha' not since put up my sword,— Against the Capitol I met a lion, Who glared upon me, and went surly by, Without annoying me: and there were drawn Upon a heap a hundred ghastly women, Transformed with their fear; who swore they saw Men, all in fire, walk up and down the streets.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same. A street (13% in)
  • Comes Caesar to the Capitol tomorrow?
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same. A street (22% in)
  • Now could I, Casca, Name to thee a man most like this dreadful night; That thunders, lightens, opens graves, and roars, As doth the lion in the Capitol; A man no mightier than thyself or me In personal action; yet prodigious grown, And fearful, as these strange eruptions are.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same. A street (47% in)
  • Some two months hence, up higher toward the North He first presents his fire; and the high East Stands, as the Capitol, directly here.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Rome. BRUTUS'S orchard (34% in)
  • It may be these apparent prodigies, The unaccustom'd terror of this night, And the persuasion of his augurers May hold him from the Capitol to-day.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Rome. BRUTUS'S orchard (60% in)
  • Let me work; For I can give his humor the true bent, And I will bring him to the Capitol.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Rome. BRUTUS'S orchard (63% in)
  • A lioness hath whelped in the streets; And graves have yawn'd, and yielded up their dead; Fierce fiery warriors fight upon the clouds, In ranks and squadrons and right form of war, Which drizzled blood upon the Capitol; The noise of battle hurtled in the air, Horses did neigh, and dying men did groan; And ghosts did shriek and squeal about the streets.
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — A room in Caesar's palace (18% in)
  • A street near the Capitol.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A street near the Capitol (1% in)
  • Run to the Capitol, and nothing else?
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A street near the Capitol (44% in)
  • Pr'ythee, listen well: I heard a bustling rumour, like a fray, And the wind brings it from the Capitol.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A street near the Capitol (56% in)
  • Madam, not yet: I go to take my stand To see him pass on to the Capitol.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — A street near the Capitol (69% in)
  • Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting (0% in)
  • [A crowd of people in the street leading to the Capitol, among them Artemidorus and the Soothsayer.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting (1% in)
  • Come to the Capitol.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting (6% in)
  • [Caesar enters the Capitol, the rest following.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Rome. Before the Capitol; the Senate sitting (6% in)
  • The question of his death is enroll'd in the Capitol, his glory not extenuated, wherein he was worthy;, nor his offenses enforced, for which he suffered death.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The same. The Forum (16% in)
  • Briefly, I dwell by the Capitol.
    3.3 — Act 3 Scene 3 — The same. A street (66% in)
  • Or here, or at the Capitol.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Rome. A room in Antony's house (27% in)

There are no more uses of "capitol" in Julius Caesar.

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