Speeches (Lines) for Cinna the Poet
in "Julius Caesar"

Total: 8

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1

III,3,1822

(stage directions). Enter CINNA the poet

Cinna the Poet. I dreamt to-night that I did feast with Caesar,
And things unlucky charge my fantasy:
I have no will to wander forth of doors,
Yet something leads me forth.


2

III,3,1835

Third Citizen. Ay, and truly, you were best.

Cinna the Poet. What is my name? Whither am I going? Where do I
dwell? Am I a married man or a bachelor? Then, to
answer every man directly and briefly, wisely and
truly: wisely I say, I am a bachelor.


3

III,3,1841

Second Citizen. That's as much as to say, they are fools that marry:
you'll bear me a bang for that, I fear. Proceed; directly.

Cinna the Poet. Directly, I am going to Caesar's funeral.


4

III,3,1843

First Citizen. As a friend or an enemy?

Cinna the Poet. As a friend.


5

III,3,1846

Fourth Citizen. For your dwelling,—briefly.

Cinna the Poet. Briefly, I dwell by the Capitol.


6

III,3,1848

Third Citizen. Your name, sir, truly.

Cinna the Poet. Truly, my name is Cinna.


7

III,3,1850

First Citizen. Tear him to pieces; he's a conspirator.

Cinna the Poet. I am Cinna the poet, I am Cinna the poet.


8

III,3,1852

Fourth Citizen. Tear him for his bad verses, tear him for his bad verses.

Cinna the Poet. I am not Cinna the conspirator.


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