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William Shakespeare (1564–1616). The Oxford Shakespeare. 1914.

Act V. Scene III.

Timon of Athens

The Woods.TIMON’S Cave, and a rude Tomb seen.

Enter a Soldier, seeking TIMON.

Sold.By all description this should be the place.

Who’s here? speak, ho! No answer! What is this?

Timon is dead, who hath outstretch’d his span:

Some beast rear’d this; here does not live a man.

Dead, sure; and this his grave. What’s on this tomb

I cannot read; the character I’ll take with wax:

Our captain hath in every figure skill;

An ag’d interpreter, though young in days.

Before proud Athens he’s set down by this,

Whose fall the mark of his ambition is.[Exit.