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[Enter OCTAVIUS CAESAR, and TAURUS, with his army, marching]
OCTAVIUS CAESAR: Taurus!
TAURUS: My lord?
OCTAVIUS CAESAR: Strike not by land; keep whole: provoke not battle,
Till we have done at sea. Do not exceed
The prescript of this scroll: our fortune lies
Upon this jump.
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA