Antony and Cleopatra

by

William Shakespeare

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Antony and Cleopatra: Act 4, Scene 11 Summary & Analysis

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Summary
Analysis
Elsewhere, Octavius prepares for battle. He tells his army to “be still by land,” and sends his men “to the vales,” to “hold our best advantage,” planning to meet Antony’s forces at sea.
Like Antony, Octavius prepares for battle at sea, strategizing for how he can best defeat his opponent.
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