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From all the united cantons of the Volscians,
Auf. O, my Volusius! thou, who art a soldier,
Volu. True valour, Tullus,
Auf. My soul, my friend, my soul is all on fire;
With many a bitter thought; and injur'd honour,
Enter an OFFICER.
Ofi. My lord,
Auf. Did you not ask him who, and what, he was?
Offi. My lord, I could not speak; I felt appallid, As if the presence of some god had struck me. Auf. Come, dastard, let me find this man of terrors.
A Hall, in which stands a Statue of Mars.
CORIOLANUS discovered, as described above.
Enter TULLUS AUFIDIUS, Auf. Illustrious stranger,--for thy high demeanour Bespeaks thee such, --who art thou? what is thy
name? Cor. A name unmusical to the Volscians' ears, And harsh in sound to thine.--Know'st thou me yet?
Auf. Thy face
Cor. My name is Caius Marcius, who hath done