Act 2 Scene 1
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In this scene Cleopatra is throwing a pleasure party, awaiting news
from Rome that Antony will soon return. But she has just been informed
by her spys that he is going to marry Caesars sister. Naturally she
is very upset, and starts plotting to win him back.
Married you say? Married you say!
O you did Madam
Now I am paid, I'm paid, I am paid a terrible lot
She puts out her arms for support, they run to her side
Iris, bring me hot water. I would steep me in it deep
Cleopatra is lifted up on the shoulders of the whole chorus and carried about the stage as the chorus continues to sing "Bring on floods"