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''' '''"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;
I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him;
The evil that men do lives after them,
The good is oft interred with their bones,
So let it be with Caesar ... The noble Brutus
Hath told you Caesar was ambitious:
If it were so, it was a grievous fault,
And grievously hath Caesar answered it ...
Here, under leave of Brutus and the rest,
(For Brutus is an honourable man;
So are they all; all honourable men)
Come I to speak in Caesar's funeral ...
He was my friend, faithful and just to me:
But Brutus says he was ambitious;
And Brutus is an honourable man….
He hath brought many captives home to Rome,
Whose ransoms did the general coffers fill:
Did this in Caesar seem ambitious?
When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept:
Ambition should be made of sterner stuff:
Yet Brutus says he was ambitious;
And Brutus is an honourable man.
You all did see that on the Lupercal
I thrice presented him a kingly crown,
Which he did thrice refuse: was this ambition?
Yet Brutus says he was ambitious;
And, sure, he is an honourable man.
I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke,
But here I am to speak what I do know.
You all did love him once, not without cause:
What cause withholds you then to mourn for him?
O judgement! thou art fled to brutish beasts,
And men have lost their reason…. Bear with me;
My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar,
And I must pause till it come back to me."
''' Notes: Brutus has just explained why he killed Caesar: according to Brutus, Caesar's was ambitious and wanted to become a ruler and tyrant over the free people of Rome, and killing him was the only way to keep Rome a republic.
Mark Anthony says (several times) that Brutus is an honorable man, and that he himself (Mark Anthony) has not come to praise Caesar, but in fact he argues that Caesar wasn't ambitious (a negative word in Shakespeare's time), but that he was sympathetic to regular people, that he raised money for the public good, and that he refused a crown when it was offered to him. Mark Anthony finally discredits Brutus's careful reasoning by saying that "men have lost their reason," while himself appealing to the crowd's emotions throughout the speech, and particularly in the conclusion, when he alludes to his own pain and pauses, apparently to weep for Caesar (as the members of the crowd say in the lines following the speech).
Marc Antony, a Caesar loyalist, turned the crowd against the conspirators at Caesar's funeral by delivering his famous "Friends, Roman, countrymen" speech.
Mark Antony: Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him; JULIUS CAESAR by William Shakespeare
The famous oration by Mark Anthony after the murder of Julius Ceasar that starts: "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears..."
In Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, the murder of Caesar takes place in Act III Scene i. Act III Scene ii is the scene containing Caesar's funeral and Antony's famous speech, "Friends, Romans, Countrymen"
they ate Caesar salad
Mark Antony, from Julius Caesar, said that.
"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears." -Shakespeare Julius Caesar
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;
Marc Antony made a spurious tribute to Julius Caesar after his assassination. His speech began, Friends, Romans, Countrymen. I come not to bury Caesar, but to praise him.
In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, a play by Shakespeare, this is (mostly) the beginning of an often quoted speech by Mark Antony. The speech begins:"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears;I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him."
Anthony Caesar was born in 1924.
"To be or not to be that is the question." "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones; So let it be with Caesar."
It is rare that an orator assigns a name to his oratory, although not too uncommon for labels to be applied later by others. In this case, though, 'friends' could be nearly any bit of declamation. Could you, perhaps, be considering William Shakespeare's famous oration, given by Marc Antony at the funeral of Julius Caesar in his play "Julius Caesar". It begins: Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones; So let it be with Caesar. There is quite a bit more (about 30 more lines.)
Because he had been chosen to deliver the funeral oration as a consul for a consul, a friend for a friend and a Kinsman for a Kinsman. Being related to Caesar through the mother .
Mark Anthony must speak from the pulpit from where Brutus will deliver his speech. He must not speak any ill about the group which murdered Caesar. He will just speak whatever good he can devise of Caesar. He will speak in the pulpit after Brutus.
hands---- they represent workersex. all hands on deckfamous example by Julius Caesar--- friends, countrymen, workers, lend me your earsears---- Caesar is saying listen to me give me your attention...
Julius Caesar, Agrippa or Octavian ordered a funeral for CleopatraJulius Caesar, Agrippa or Octavian ordered a funeral for CleopatraAnd the correct answer is Octavian ordered a fabulous funeral for Cleopatra.
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears The first line of a famous and often-quoted speech by Mark Antony in the play Julius Caesar
The words were said by Mark Antony in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, speaking at Caesar's funeral. Julius Caesar had been assassinated by conspirators who felt he wanted to overturn the Roman Republic, and make himself King.This is part of the famous speech that begins: "Friends, Romans, Countrymen - lend me your ears"."The evil that men do lives after them,The good is oft interred with their bones.So let it be with Caesar..."Mark Antony began by seeming to agree with the conspirators, then turned the crowd against them.
The message that Mark Antony sends to Octavius in Act III, Scene 2 of Julius Caesar is saying that he has dealt with the death of Caesar properly and held a proper funeral for Caesar. Octavius, being Caesars' son would want to be informed of his fathers death.
Marc Anthony supports Caesar. He offers him the crown, which Caesar refuses.
Julius Caesar was the head of the Rome, its governor, and Mark Anthony was second in power after Caesar.
"Friend, Romans, countrymen. Lend me your ears.I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him."Julius Caesar, Act III, Scene 2The above reference is not a soliloquy but rather the funeral oration. A few moments earlier Marc Antony is alone (sorta) speaking to the body of Julius Caesar and predicting what will be coming in Rome's future. ".......cry 'havoc'and let slip the dogs of war".... that's the soliliquy.
Brutus allowed Anthony to speak at Caesar funeral because he wanted him to eulogize his friend. He also did that because he was fair and compassionate.