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Have patience, gentle friends, I must not read it.
It is not meet you know how Caesar loves you.
You are not wood, you are not stones, but men;
And being men, hearing the will of Caesar,
It will inflame you, it will make you mad.
'Tis good you know not that you are his heirs;
For if you should, O, what would come of it? (3.2.139-145)

What is the significance of the above quote?


Antony's admittance to the commoners being named Caesar's heirs in his will was done intentionally to sway the commoners away from supporting the conspirators.


Antony releases information that he purposely said he would withhold in order to satisfy the Plebeians and regain their support.


Antony increases his support by by implying that the will of Caesar was dedicated the good of Rome and its citizens.


Choices A and C only


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