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Brutus is noble, wise, valiant, and honest;
Caesar was mighty, bold, royal, and loving.
Say I love Brutus, and I honor him;
Say I feared Caesar, honored him, and loved him...
Mark Antony shall not love Caesar dead
So well as Brutus living... (3.2.126-134)

Based on what we know happened to Caesar, as well as Antony's relationship with Caesar, what reason can be inferred for the above message which Antony sent to Brutus via his servant?

A

Antony is attempting to stay on Brutus' good side in order to keep his life safe.

B

Antony has always been friends with Brutus and is securing his future in Roman politics.

C

Antony is using a manipulation of words to make Brutus think that he is in line with him rather than opposed to his actions.

D

Both A & B

E

Both A & C

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