Speeches (Lines) for MARDIAN in "Antony and Cleopatra"

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# Act / Scene Speech text
1 I / 5
  • What's your highness' pleasure?
  • What's your highness' pleasure?
  • CLEOPATRA. Thou, eunuch Mardian!

    MARDIAN. What's your highness' pleasure?

2 I / 5
  • Yes, gracious madam.
  • Yes, gracious madam.
  • CLEOPATRA. Not now to hear thee sing; I take no pleasure
    In aught an eunuch has: 'tis well for thee,
    That, being unseminar'd, thy freer thoughts
    May not fly forth of Egypt. Hast thou affections?

    MARDIAN. Yes, gracious madam.

3 I / 5
  • Not in deed, madam; for I can do nothing
    But what indeed is honest to be don...
  • Not in deed, madam; for I can do nothing
    But what indeed is honest to be done:
    Yet have I fierce affections, and think
    What Venus did with Mars.
  • CLEOPATRA. Indeed!

    MARDIAN. Not in deed, madam; for I can do nothing
    But what indeed is honest to be done:
    Yet have I fierce affections, and think
    What Venus did with Mars.

4 II / 5
  • As well as I can, madam.
  • As well as I can, madam.
  • CLEOPATRA. As well a woman with an eunuch play'd
    As with a woman. Come, you'll play with me, sir?

    MARDIAN. As well as I can, madam.

5 IV / 14
  • No, Antony;
    My mistress loved thee, and her fortunes mingled
    With thine...
  • No, Antony;
    My mistress loved thee, and her fortunes mingled
    With thine entirely.
  • ANTONY. My good knave Eros, now thy captain is
    Even such a body: here I am Antony:
    Yet cannot hold this visible shape, my knave.
    I made these wars for Egypt: and the queen,--
    Whose heart I thought I had, for she had mine;
    Which whilst it was mine had annex'd unto't
    A million more, now lost,--she, Eros, has
    Pack'd cards with Caesar, and false-play'd my glory
    Unto an enemy's triumph.
    Nay, weep not, gentle Eros; there is left us
    Ourselves to end ourselves.
    [Enter MARDIAN]
    O! thy vile lady!
    She has robb'd me of my sword.

    MARDIAN. No, Antony;
    My mistress loved thee, and her fortunes mingled
    With thine entirely.

6 IV / 14
  • Death of one person can be paid but once,
    And that she has discharged: what...
  • Death of one person can be paid but once,
    And that she has discharged: what thou wouldst do
    Is done unto thy hand: the last she spake
    Was 'Antony! most noble Antony!'
    Then in the midst a tearing groan did break
    The name of Antony; it was divided
    Between her heart and lips: she render'd life,
    Thy name so buried in her.
  • ANTONY. Hence, saucy eunuch; peace!
    She hath betray'd me and shall die the death.

    MARDIAN. Death of one person can be paid but once,
    And that she has discharged: what thou wouldst do
    Is done unto thy hand: the last she spake
    Was 'Antony! most noble Antony!'
    Then in the midst a tearing groan did break
    The name of Antony; it was divided
    Between her heart and lips: she render'd life,
    Thy name so buried in her.

7 IV / 14
  • Dead.
  • Dead.
  • ANTONY. Dead, then?

    MARDIAN. Dead.

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