All strange and terrible events are welcome, but comforts we despise.

— Cleopatra

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[At Marc Antony's tomb:] Nothing could part us in life, but now in death we are likely to change places, you the Roman lying here in Egyptian soil, and I, helpless woman that I am, being buried in Italy.

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Be it known that we, the greatest, are misthought.

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My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.

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In praising Antony I have dispraised Caesar.

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Celerity is never more admired than by the negligent.

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Leave the fishing-rod, Great General, to us sovereigns of Pharos and Canopus.

Your game is cities and kings and continents.

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And make death proud to take us.

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Is he a good man?" "Define 'good'.

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I will not be triumphed over.

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