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"Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare, Act II

February 20, 2013
Brutus is a trusted confidant of the Roman general Julius Caesar, but when he becomes convinced that Caesar's ambitions are a threat to the republic, he plots his friend's assassination.

Here are links to our lists for the play: Act I, Act II, Act III, Act IV, and Act V

Here are links to our lists for other plays by William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Hamlet, King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure, Othello, A Midsummer Night's Dream
whet
Since Cassius first did whet me against Caesar,
conspiracy
If thou beest not immortal,
look about you: security gives way to conspiracy.
visage
To mask thy monstrous visage?
interpose
What watchful cares do interpose themselves
kindle
To kindle cowards and to steel with valour
virtue
My heart laments that virtue cannot live
whit
Our youths and wildness shall no whit appear,
wrath
Like wrath in death and envy afterwards;
terror
The unaccustom'd terror of this night,
fetch
I come to fetch you to the senate-house.
disperse
And, friends, disperse yourselves; but all remember
constancy
I have made strong proof of my constancy,
insist
Yet I insisted, yet you answer'd not,
prevail
As it hath much prevail'd on your condition,
acquainted
Make me acquainted with your cause of grief.
exploit
Any exploit worthy the name of honour.
derived
Brave son, derived from honourable loins!
conjure
Thou, like an exorcist, hast conjured up
strive
And I will strive with things impossible;
recount
Recounts most horrid sights seen by the watch.
cowardice
The gods do this in shame of cowardice:
consume
Your wisdom is consumed in confidence.
conquest
Have I in conquest stretch'd mine arm so far,
portent
And these does she apply for warnings, and portents,
interpret
This dream is all amiss interpreted;
expound
And this way have you well expounded it.
yearn
The heart of Brutus yearns to think upon!
immortal
If thou beest not immortal,
look about you: security gives way to conspiracy.
lament
My heart laments that virtue cannot live
intend
Why, know'st thou any harm's intended towards him?

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Sunday March 16th 2014, 10:28 PM
Comment by: Matthew C. (NY)
Well, just keep working on it.
Thursday February 26th 2015, 7:47 PM
Comment by: James aka Swagcabula (NY)
Yukki T. I fell your pain.
Monday November 30th 2015, 5:07 PM
Comment by: Tristin L. (TN)
wow I thought this might very well be difficult but its actually a lot easier than you think
Thursday February 25th 2016, 1:23 PM
Comment by: EpicGoatMan (UT)
i agree

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