Cinna: 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,
First Plebeian: What is your name?Second Plebeian: Whither are you going?Third Plebeian: Where do you dwell?Fourth Plebeian: Are you a married man or a bachelor?Second Plebeian: Answer every man directly.First Plebeian: Ay, and briefly.Fourth Plebeian: Ay, and wisely.Third Plebeian: Ay, and truly, you were best.
Second Plebeian: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: 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.
CINNA: Directly, I am going to Caesar's funeral.
First Plebeian: As a friend or an enemy?
Second Plebeian: That matter is answered directly.
Fourth Plebeian: For your dwelling,—briefly.
Third Plebeian:Your name, sir, truly.
CINNA: As a friend.
CINNATruly, my name is Cinna.
CINNA:Briefly, I dwell by the Capitol.
First Plebeian:Tear him to pieces; he's a conspirator.
Fourth Plebeian: Tear him for his bad verses, tear him for his bad verses.
CINNA: I am Cinna the poet, I am Cinna the poet.
CINNA: I am not Cinna the conspirator.
Fourth Plebeian: It is no matter, his name's Cinna; pluck but his name out of his heart, and turn him going.
Exeunt all the Plebeians[dragging off Cinna].
Third Plebeian:Tear him, tear him! Come, brands ho! fire-brands: to Brutus', to Cassius'; burn all: some to Decius' house, and some to Casca's; some to Ligarius': away, go!