Brutus speaks. We'll hear him, we'll follow him, we'll die with him. BRUTUS Good countrymen, let me depart alone, And, for my sake, stay here with Antony: Do grace to Caesar's corpse, and grace his speech Tending to Caesar's glories; which Mark Antony, By our permission, is allow'd to make. his death is enrolled in the Capitol; his glory not ANTONY Will you be patient? We'll burn his body in the holy place, FOURTH CITIZEN Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill: Antony said his speech, after Brutus so Antony could adapt to what Brutus has already said and even prove it wrong. ALL Cassius recalls a windy day when he and Caesar stood on the banks of the Tiber River, and Caesar dared him to swim to a distant point. I have o'ershot myself to tell you of it: Antony mourns over Caesar’s wounded body (“This was the most unkindest cut of all”), further firing up the crowd. If We'll hear the will: read it, Mark Antony. With shouts and clamours. To every Roman citizen he gives, when it shall please my country to need my death. We will be revenged. Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; You all do know this mantle: I remember You shall read us the will, Caesar's will. There's not a nobler man in Rome than Antony. I should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong, I will not do them wrong; I rather choose. The supposed last words of the Roman dictator Julius Caesar have been the subject of debate among historians and has been speculated about for centuries. Stand from the hearse, stand from the body. Our Caesar's vesture wounded? And I must pause till it come back to me. The stones of Rome to rise and mutiny. Pluck down forms, windows, any thing. SECOND CITIZEN We'll mutiny. As Caesar loved me, I weep for him; as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was, valiant, I honour him: but, as he was ambitious, I, slew him. Your hearts and minds to mutiny and rage. Yet hear me, countrymen; yet hear me speak. Fire! He begins his speech … There is tears for his love; joy for his Read the ‘Romans, countrymen and lovers!Hear me for my cause’ Julius Caesar monologue below (spoken by Brutus) with a modern English translation and analysis: Spoken by Brutus, Act 3 Scene 2. FIRST CITIZEN The will! That gave me public leave to speak of him: For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth. I do entreat you, not a man depart, But Brutus says he was ambitious; Who is here so base that would be a. bondman? 'Twas on a summer's evening, in his tent. They that have done this deed are honourable: FIRST CITIZEN SECOND CITIZEN Brutus speaks. Here comes his body, mourned by Mark Antony: who, though he had no hand in his death, shall receive, commonwealth; as which of you shall not? Antony addresses them, appearing at first to praise the conspirators. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X9C55TkUP8 Romans, countrymen, and lovers! I fear there will a worse come in his place. SECOND CITIZEN The Forum. My countrymen,-- Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speech. To walk abroad, and recreate yourselves. ALL And dip their napkins in his sacred blood. (from Julius Caesar, spoken by Marc Antony) Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. And dip their napkins in his sacred blood, Romans, countrymen, and lovers! SECOND CITIZEN ALL Revenge! Sir, Octavius is already come to Rome. BRUTUS It is set in Italy, during the Roman era. The dint of pity: these are gracious drops. Peace, silence! FOURTH CITIZEN Stand from the hearse, stand from the body. ANTONY Whose daggers have stabb'd Caesar; I do fear it. and will you give me leave? You all did love him once, not without cause: Yet hear me, countrymen; yet hear me speak. Pluck down benches. I fear there will a worse come in his place. His private arbours and new-planted orchards. Revenge! Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1919. THIRD CITIZEN Kill! Then make a ring about the corpse of Caesar, will you stay awhile? Caesar has had great wrong. die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live The character in going to be analyzing is the one and only Antony. We'll bring him to his house Quite vanquish'd him: then burst his mighty heart; we will hear Caesar's will. good of Rome, I have the same dagger for myself, Bring him with triumph home unto his house. I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. About! example of persuasion occurs when Cassius flatters Brutus. It is not meet you know how Caesar loved you. For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel: Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him! Enter a Servant In his words, Brutus tries to explain to the people that his reasons were honorable and just, highlighting his loyalty to Rome and his belief that killing Caesar was justified because it was for the good of the Roman people. Let him go up into the public chair; Antony arrives, and Brutus asks the crowd to hear him speak. How I had moved them. Has he, masters? First Citizen Peace, ho! Never, never. In the speech examples of each technique are underlined. To stir men's blood: I only speak right on; Do grace to Caesar's corpse and grace his speech tending to Caesar's glories, … 'Twas on a summer's evening, in his tent, Yea, beg a hair of him for memory, O, now you weep; and, I perceive, you feel. Noble Antony, go up. About! For Brutus' sake, I am beholding to you. THIRD CITIZEN Here, under leave of Brutus and the rest-- For Brutus is an honourable man; THIRD CITIZEN ANTONY Of Caesar's death. Mark'd ye his words? Because of this, Antony was able to sway the crowd to his side, against Brutus and the Conspirators. Julius Caesar is a play written by William Shakespeare concerning the main character, Julius Caesar and his raise to power as his friends and citizens grow with envy and anger. Whilst bloody treason flourish'd over us. I have done no more to, Caesar than you shall do to Brutus. as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was Logos=Reason Brutus’ Speech from Julius Caesar: Ethos, Pathos, Logos Pathos shows emotion Ethos=Ethics Example: More examples of Pathos “As Caesar loved me, I weep for him; as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was valiant, I honour him: but, as he was ambitious, I slew ANTONY Hear Antony. I come not, friends, to steal away your hearts: But, as you know me all, a plain blunt man, That love my friend; and that they know full well. Who is here so rude that would not be a Roman? 'Twere best he speak no harm of Brutus here. If then that friend demand. How would it have affected you had you been in the crowd? FIRST CITIZEN He uses a number of persuasive techniques. Moreover, he hath left you all his walks. Roman Citizen VII: Brutus speaks. I will hear Cassius; and compare their reasons, Seek! For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth. In this scene of the tragedy, Cassius is knowledgeable enough to know that Rome would be harmed if Caesar became the leader and that he (Cassius) would need Brutus’ help in the movement to kill Caesar with the conspirators. Which all the while ran blood, great Caesar fell. vile that will not love his country? when it shall please my country to need my death. ANTONY FOURTH CITIZEN You have forgot the will I told you of. Brutus delivers a speech justifying the murder of Caesar to the Roman public, which applauds him and offers to crown him as they wished to crown Caesar. Stay, ho! O traitors, villains! Stand back; room; bear back. Finally, Brutus’s arrogance is apparent in that he takes for granted that Antony’s speech will post no threat to him. Privacy policy BRUTUS Those that will hear me speak, let 'em stay here; Our Caesar's vesture wounded? FIRST CITIZEN I found it in his closet, 'tis his will: SECOND CITIZEN cause, and be silent, that you may hear: believe me Then none have I offended. Mark Antony targets the questionable character of Brutus several times saying: “And Brutus is an honourable man. Most true. I thrice presented him a kingly crown, THIRD CITIZEN Those that will follow Cassius, go with him; Belike they had some notice of the people. Fortune is merry, The plot revolves around the murder of Julius Caesar and the power struggle between Caesar’s friends and enemies. Brutus stabbed him with the good of Rome in mind, and anyone who loves his freedom should stand with him. Even at the base of Pompey's statua, The first time ever Caesar put it on; Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speech, ALL Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. Bring me to Octavius. THIRD CITIZEN If it be found so, some will dear abide it. ANTONY FOURTH CITIZEN He would not take the crown; Are rid like madmen through the gates of Rome. If thou consider rightly of the matter, ambition. And as he pluck'd his cursed steel away, To such a sudden flood of mutiny. Why, friends, you go to do you know not what: Wherein hath Caesar thus deserved your loves? I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke, Shall I descend? FOURTH CITIZEN SECOND CITIZEN After Brutus’ convincing speech, the plebeians are reluctant to listen to Mark Antony at all, claiming that Caesar was a tyrant. To every several man, seventy-five drachmas. ANTONY And I must pause till it come back to me. good of Rome, I have the same dagger for myself. Did this in Caesar seem ambitious? Julius Caesar. Then none have I offended. slew him. The will, the will! FOURTH CITIZEN FIRST CITIZEN Enter BRUTUS and CASSIUS, and a throng of Citizens I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke. And Brutus is an honourable man. ANTONY I depart,--that, as I slew my best lover for the Shall I descend? Brutus makes this speech to the Roman public and the audience soon after he and his fellow conspirators kill Caesar. Exeunt Citizens with the body Brutus Speech at Caesar's funeral from Julius Caesar movie 1953. Yet Brutus says he was ambitious; If then that friend demand why Brutus rose against Caesar, this is my answer: —Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more. He hath brought many captives home to Rome And, for my sake, stay here with Antony: Would ruffle up your spirits and put a tongue Room for Antony, most noble Antony. If then that friend demand In the famous “Friends, Romans, countrymen” speech, Antony walks a fine line, insisting that the assassins are all “honorable men” while keeping the emphasis on Caesar’s virtue, compassion, and supposed lack of ambition. He convinces the crowd that Caesar was great. Antony’s speech at Caesar’s funeral in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar was more effective than Brutus’ because Antony used a multifaceted emotional argument, instead of relying on one assertion, as Brutus had. we will hear Caesar's will. For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel: Now mark him, he begins again to speak. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones; So let it be with Caesar. SEVERAL CITIZENS Do grace to Caesar's corpse, and grace his speech The will! Contrast the opening words of the speeches made by Brutus and Antony to the citizens. Bequeathing it as a rich legacy The noble Brutus, Here, under leave of Brutus and the rest--. Stay, countrymen. thou art fled to brutish beasts, Peace, ho! We'll burn the house of Brutus. In William Shakespeare’s play, Julius Caesar, there is a major difference between two of the characters, Brutus and Mark Antony. Have patience, gentle friends, I must not read it; Those that will hear me speak, let 'em stay here; Those that will follow Cassius, go with him; I will hear Cassius; and compare their reasons, Romans, countrymen, and lovers! Cassius, go you into the other street, Had you rather Caesar were living and die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live all free men? Show you sweet Caesar's wounds, poor poor dumb mouths, FIRST CITIZEN If, any, speak; for him have I offended. Brutus's funeral speech for Julius Caesar In William Shakespeare’s play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, the character, Marcus Brutus, makes a speech to the Romans, Countrymen, and Lovers of Caesar, explaining why he killed Caesar, and to prove to them that he did it for the good of Rome. ANTONY Kill! About! And, dying, mention it within their wills. For, if you should, O, what would come of it! That made them do it: they are wise and honourable, Then I, and you, and all of us fell down, Good countrymen, let me depart alone, SCENE II. We'll hear him, we'll follow him, we'll die with him. We'll hear him, we'll follow him, we'll die with him. Belike they had some notice of the people, Peace, ho! None, Brutus, none. FOURTH CITIZEN Burn! If any, speak; for him have I offended. FOURTH CITIZEN The will! You shall have leave. any, speak; for him have I offended. ANTONY SECOND CITIZEN Do grace to Caesar's corpse, and grace his speech. The Tragedy of Brutus After the murder of Julius Caesar, Brutus sets out to explain why the conspirators plotted against Caesar. Most noble Caesar! come, seek the conspirators. the benefit of his dying, a place in the The noble Brutus is ascended: silence! On this side Tiber; he hath left them you. Mark Antony enters with Caesar’s body. Rome more. Exit CASSIUS, with some of the Citizens. Brutus and Antony express several different points of views in there speeches, points that show a lot about their characters in the Julius Caesar. Mischief, thou art afoot. With this Mark'd ye his words? He was my friend, faithful and just to me: He hath brought many captives home to Rome. And men have lost their reason. Here was a Caesar! 'Twere best he speak no harm of Brutus here. "Friends, Romans": Orson Welles' Broadway production of Caesar (1937), a modern-dress production that evoked comparison to contemporary Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears" is the first line of a speech by Mark Antony in the play Julius Caesar, by … Look, in this place ran Cassius' dagger through: And grievously hath Caesar answer'd it. And, sure, he is an honourable man. I will hear Brutus speak. when comes such another? And with the brands fire the traitors' houses. And they would go and kiss dead Caesar's wounds They were traitors: honourable men! Let but the commons hear this testament-- Caesar's, to him I say, that Brutus' love to Caesar Had you rather Caesar were living and, die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live. vile that will not love his country? Hear me with patience. SERVANT SECOND CITIZEN Let's stay and hear the will. Show you sweet Caesar's wounds, poor poor dumb mouths. O woful day! Where is he? Go fetch fire. To wrong the dead, to wrong myself and you, And thither will I straight to visit him: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X9C55TkUP8, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bi1PvXCbr8, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Q7apiYunEU. So let it be with Caesar. This Caesar was a tyrant. And, being men, hearing the will of Caesar, Peace, ho! In every wound of Caesar that should move live, live! ANTONY Seek! In "Julius Caesar," Brutus makes the classical mistake of assuming that because he is an idealistic, rational man the crowd, too, will be rational and revere the same ideals as he. Slay! His private arbours and new-planted orchards, why Brutus rose against Caesar, this is my answer: --Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved, Rome more. Goes into the pulpit Brutus's and Antony's Speeches in Julius Caesar William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is a tragic story of the dog and the manger. Kill! Exit CASSIUS, with some of the Citizens. The dint of pity: these are gracious drops. When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept: BRUTUS goes into the pulpit Seek! THIRD CITIZEN Bring him with triumph home unto his house. We'll hear him. The evil that men do lives after them; for him have I offended. hear me for my, cause, and be silent, that you may hear: believe me, for mine honour, and have respect to mine honour, that, you may believe: censure me in your wisdom, and. 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