Whilst bloody treason
flourish'd over us.
a purposeful or industrious undertaking
I wish your
enterprise to-day may thrive.
an anticipated outcome that guides your planned actions
I fear our
purpose is discovered.
like better; value more highly
prefer his suit to Caesar.
expel, as if by official decree
Thy brother by decree is
reject with contempt
spurn thee like a cur out of my way.
freedom of choice
The men that gave their country
perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements
confounded with this mutiny.
having intelligence and discernment
Brutus is noble,
wise, valiant, and honest;
go away or leave
Good countrymen, let me
a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
With all kind love, good thoughts, and
give or supply
Let each man
render me his bloody hand:
cause to feel sorrow
Shall it not
grieve thee dearer than thy death,
be contingent upon
Or shall we on, and not
depend on you?
benefit resulting from some event or action
advantage more than do us wrong.
humble in spirit or manner
That I am
meek and gentle with these butchers!
state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
Here is a
mourning Rome, a dangerous Rome,
an important question that is in dispute and must be settled
issue of these bloody men;
The noble Brutus is
regard highly; think much of
Romans, countrymen, and lovers! 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
awake your senses, that you may the better judge.
having a strong desire for success or achievement
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
Who is here so
vile that will not love his country?
lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
The question of
his death is enrolled in the Capitol; his glory not
extenuated, wherein he was worthy, nor his offences
enforced, for which he suffered death.
place in a grave or tomb
The good is oft
interred with their bones;
hold back; refuse to hand over or share
withholds you then, to mourn for him?
a person entitled by law to inherit the estate of another
'Tis good you know not that you are his
force somebody to do something
compel me, then, to read the will?
Through this the well-
beloved Brutus stabb'd;
come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
vanquish'd him: then burst his mighty heart;
to or toward that place; away from the speaker
thither will I straight to visit him: