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The same. A hall in Aufidius’s house.
A hall in Aufidius’s house.
Music within. Enter a Servingman
Music plays offstage. A Servant enters.


FIRST SERVINGMAN
Wine, wine, wine! What service
is here! I think our fellows are asleep.
FIRST SERVANT
Wine, wine, wine! What kind of service is this? I think the other servants are asleep.
Exit
He exits.
Enter a second Servingman
A Second Servant enters.


SECOND SERVINGMAN
Where’s Cotus? my master calls
for him. Cotus!
SECOND SERVANT
Where’s Cotus? My master calls for him. Cotus!
Exit
He exits.
Enter CORIOLANUS
CORIOLANUS enters.

5
CORIOLANUS
A goodly house: the feast smells well; but I
Appear not like a guest.
CORIOLANUS
This is a good house. The feast smells good, but I don’t look like a guest.
Re-enter the first Servingman
The First Servant reenters.


FIRST SERVINGMAN
What would you have, friend? whence are you?
Here’s no place for you: pray, go to the door.
FIRST SERVANT
What are you doing here, friend? Where are you from? This is no place for you. Please leave.
Exit
He exits.


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CORIOLANUS
I have deserved no better entertainment,
In being Coriolanus.
CORIOLANUS
I wouldn’t be welcomed any better if they knew I were Coriolanus.
Re-enter second Servingman
The Second Servant reenters.



SECOND SERVINGMAN
Whence are you, sir? Has the porter his eyes in his
head; that he gives entrance to such companions?
Pray, get you out.
SECOND SERVANT
Where are you from, sir? Is the porter blind to let someone like you in? Please, get out.

CORIOLANUS
Away!
CORIOLANUS
Go away!