Coriolanus :: Scenes :: Coriolanus: Act V, Scene 5

Scene 5

Rome. A street near the city gate.

(Senators; Volumnia; Virgilia; Valeria; Lords)

The people honor the ladies who have saved Rome. ( line)

Enter two Senators with Ladies (Volumnia, Virgilia, Valeria), passing over the stage, with other Lords.

2. ROM. SEN.

Behold our patroness, the life of Rome!

Call all your tribes together, praise the gods,

And make triumphant fires! Strew flowers before them!

Unshout the noise that banish’d Martius!

Repeal him with the welcome of his mother.

Cry, “Welcome, ladies, welcome!”


Welcome, ladies,


A flourish with drums and trumpets. Exeunt.



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