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Octavius' lack of respect

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Which of the following quotes suggests Octavius' lack of respect for Brutus and what is the inferred meaning?

A

"Not that we love words better, as you do'" (5.1.28)

The quote implies that Brutus is unable to fight, but he can really talk a good game.

B

"Good words are better than bad strokes;" (5.1.29)

the quote is implying that Brutus should stick to making speeches rather than venturing out to the battlefield.

C

"Words before blows; is it so, countrymen?" (5.1.27)

This quote implies that nothing less than words would be expected of Brutus because he's a coward.

D

"In your bad strokes, you give good words;" (5.1.30)

the quote implies that Brutus' words hurt more than his actions.

E

Both 'A' and 'B'