Antony and Cleopatra

by

William Shakespeare

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Antony and Cleopatra: Act 3, Scene 9 Summary & Analysis

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Summary
Analysis
In Antony’s camp, Antony tells Enobarbus to send some soldiers to a hill, “from which place / We may the number of the ships behold,” in Octavius’ navy. They leave to prepare for the battle.
Fulfilling his role as military leader, Antony plans to survey Octavius’ navy in preparation for this crucial battle.
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