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Somnia turbabant vigilantem insomnia mentem,
H. L. CALLENDAR.
ACT 4, SCENE 5.
Corio. My name is Caius Marcius, who hath done To thee particularly and to all the Volsces Great hurt and mischief; thereto witness may My surname, Coriolanus: the painful service, The extreme dangers and the drops of blood Shed for my thankless country are requited But with that surname; a good memory, And witness of the malice and displeasure Which thou shouldst bear me ; only that name remains : The cruelty and envy of the people, Permitted by the dastard nobles, who Have all forsook me, hath devoured the rest ; And suffered me by the voice of slaves to be Whooped out of Rome. Now this extremity Hath brought me to thy hearth, not out of hopeMistake me not—to save my life, for if I had feared death, of all the men i' the world I would have 'voided thee, but in mere spite, To be full quit of those my banishers, Stand I before thee here. Then if thou hast A heart of wreak in thee, that wilt revenge Thine own particular wrongs and stop those maims Of shame seen through thy country, speed thee straight, And make my misery serve thy turn; so use it That my revengeful services may prove
Κ. Και μην καλούμαι Μάρκιος Γαϊος, κακά
σοι δή μάλιστα και προπαντι τω γένει