|for the eye sees not itself, but by reflection, by some other things||no picture-taking was allowed so these are media images - you'll have to take my word for it that I was there But "Alas," protesters outside, "Thou hast misconstrued everything|
|They thought it was joke||Later, I read the entire play in the modern English version|
Ready to go to the Senate? The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars But in ourselves, that we are underlings.
|It's narrated to us by Casca, a conspirator, who tells us that he thinks Caesar was just holding out for a better crown||It is one of several plays written by Shakespeare based on true events from Roman history, which also include Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra|
|It turned me onto both Shakespeare and the Classics||Who do you turn to when you've been betrayed by someone you thought was trustworthy|
Those Senators were out of touch with reality, believing they would be praised for their treachery, yet when Mark Anthony, gives a fiery speech, to the dazed, vast crowds, asking them, when will there be another man, like him, never, they shout back, at Caesar's funeral, but Brutus, said he was ambitious and shows the bloody body , clothes, of the fallen, and reads his will, giving every poor citizen who he loved , a vast amount of money and a park, his own gardens, to the lowly , riots ensue, the surprised assassins, flee for their lives out of the huge city.15
|He was kindnapped by pirates, and asked them to raise the ransom higher because it was "too low", and he thought he really was that important|
|How do you know when you can truly trust someone? More than sixty joined the conspiracy against [Caesar], led by Gaius Cassius and Marcus and Decimus Brutus|
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