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BRITISH AUTHOR S.
THE PLAYS AND POEMS OF SHAKESPEARE
IN SEVEN VOLUMES.
PLAYS AND POEMS
PRINTED FROM THE TEXT
J. PAYNE COLLIER, ESQ. F. S. A.
WITH THE LIFE AND PORTRAIT OF THE POET.
COMPLETE IN SEVEN VOLUMES.
V O L. v.
BERNH. TAUCHNITZ JUN.
18 4 3.
COR 10. LA NU S.
DRAMATIS PERSONÆ. CAIUS MARCIUS CORIOLANUS, TULLUS AUFIDIUS, Geceral of a noble Roman.
Two Volscian Guards.
VALERIA, Friend to Virgilia. A Roman Herald.
Gentlewoman, attending on Virgilia. Roman and Volscian Senators, Patricians, Ædiles, Lictors, Soldiers, Citizens, Messengers, Servants to Aufidius, and other Attendants. SCENE, partly in Rome; and partly in the Territories of the
Volscians and Antiates.
ACT I. SCENE I.
Romc. A Street.
Enter a Company of mutinous Citizens, with Staves, Clubs,
and other Weapons. 1 Cit. Before we proceed any farther, hear me speak. All. Speak, speak. 1 Cit. You are all resolved rather to die, than to famish? All. Resolved, resolved.
1 Cit. First you know, Caius Marcius is chief enemy to the peopie.