It's not that I didn't love Caesar, but I loved Rome more.
Act 3, Scene 2 Slide #3
If anyone disagrees, speak now!
Brutus and Cassius enter to a crowd of Roman citizens. Cassius leaves to go speak somewhere else.
Act 3, Scene 2 Slide #4
Citizens, let me leave and Antony will now speak.
Brutus starts his speech and explains that he only killed Caesar for the love of Rome. Brutus said that he was ambitious and the citizens would be slaves if Caesar was the leader.
Act 3, Scene 2 Slide #5
Brutus finishes wraps up his speech and then asks all the citizens if anyone disagrees with him. No one disagrees with him because the citizens think that he did it for the better of Rome.
Act 3, Scene 2 Slide #6
When the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept.
After Brutus finished his speech, Antony walks in to give his. Brutus explains that he did not participate in the murder. He is carrying Caesar's body.
Brutus leaves and Antony begins his speech. Antony says that he is here to bury Caesar and not praise him. He adds that Brutus and the conspirators actions were one of "honorable" men.
And, sure, he is an honorable man.
Antony goes on to add that Caesar was not ambitious and uses the example of when he refused the crown 3 times. He goes on to say how much Caesar cared about the poor. The Romans feel touched at these memories of Caesar.