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As Brutus responds to Antony's short speech upon seeing Caesar's dead body, he says,

Though now we must appear bloody and cruel,
As by our hands and this bloody act
You see we do, yet see you but our hands
And this the bleeding business they have done. (3.1.175-178)

What is the BEST meaning of these lines?

A

The blood on our hands does not mean we did something wrong.

B

Based on the evidence, the action looks malicious, but Caesar deserved to die because he was a tyrant.

C

The conspirators should not be viewed as a threat because their number one priority is the good of Rome.

D

Both A & B

E

Both A & C

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