Oratorical Piece: The Defense Of Brutus

| October 21, 2009 | 14 Comments

Romans, countrymen, and lovers!

Hear me for my cause, and be silent, that you may hear: believe me for mine honor, and have respect to mine honor, that you may believe: censure me to your wisdom, and wake your senses, that you mat the better judge.  If there be any in this assembly, any dear friend of Caesar’s, to him I say that Brutus’ love to Caesar was no less than his.  If then that friend demand why Brutus rose against Caesar, this is my answer: not that I loved Caesar less, but that I love Rome more.  Had you rather Caesar were living, and die all slaves, than that Caesar were dead, to live all freemen?

the defense of brutusAs Caesar loved me, I weep for him; as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was valiant, I honor him; but as he was ambitious, I slew him.

There is tears for his love; joy for his fortune; honor for his valor; and death for his ambition.

Who is here so base that would be a bondman?  If any, speak: for him have I offended.

Who is here so rude that would not be a Roman?  If any, speak: for him have I offended.

Who is here so vile that will not love his country?  If any, speak: for him have I offended.

I pause for a reply.

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  1. Mary says:

    it is lacking verses….

  2. Hahaha Tnx Now I Make My Project Lol Tnx hahahaha. I am 11 yrs Old.

  3. khate says:

    show the picture

  4. sam williams says:

    hey, what happen to this? if you post something. . .make sure that every sentences are correct. . you defeat the purpose of placing it here if your just giving wrong info.

  5. sam williams says:

    i don’t quit like the pictures that appear here

  6. sam williams says:

    hehehe i would rather like it than not. . jejeje

  7. jarm montales says:

    thank you:)

  8. mj says:

    guys ang hirap nito!!!
    isang oratorical piece ang kailangan naming ma memorize
    di ka ma la en? ahahah
    mabuhi limay samad usay tahi!!!!

  9. mhark says:

    very nice..its so easy to memo’, if you really want it,

  10. girl_17 says:

    thanks for the info :) )

  11. girl_17 says:

    thanks for the info :) ) we need to memorizw it coz we are going to present it tomorrow for our graded recitation ;)

  12. Madz says:

    Guys.. Sinong may Spanish Version nito?

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