Another phrase stemming from the assassination of Julius Caesar, "Et tu, Brute?
," is credited to Shakespeare's play, although it was a popular saying during the Bard's life.
Et tu, Brute?
were the last words of Julius Caesar, the fallen hero, despised for his dictatorship as Marcus Brutus held the assassin's dagger.
Myths are debunked -- Julius Caesar's last words weren't "Et tu, Brute?
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Et tu, Brute?
But now the thaw has kicked in and Channel 4 viewers will get to enjoy live action over fences and hurdles from Kempton and Huntingdon, whose frozen Friday fixture has been given a day's grace and will be staged today, always assuming it survives an 8am inspection (all is forgiven, BHA).
* Et tu, Brute?
Shame on you, for even implying that Ralph Nader should not run.
"Et tu, Brute?
" (Caesar in Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar')
Harris, University of Notre Dame, "Et Tu, Brute?
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Nevertheless it was a good death, with Greg Hicks's truly anguished 'Et tu, Brute?
' to former ally Marcus Brutus (Sam Troughton) revealing he felt the final blow in more ways than one.
In Shakespeare's play Caesar's last words, directed at Brutus as he shoves in the final knife, are: 'Et tu, Brute?
' Contemporary accounts add that the actual words were spoken in Greek, not Latin and were 'Kai su, teknon?' (And you, child?) Maybe Shakespeare's small Greek was not up to it' his audience would certainly not have understood anyway.