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Cleopatra VII

  • [At Marc Antony's tomb:] ... life, since thou hast left it, has been misery to me.

    • Cleopatra VII,
    • 30 BCE, in Mrs. Jameson, Memoirs of Celebrated Female Sovereigns ()
  • [To Marc Antony:] Fool! Don't you see now that I could have poisoned you a hundred times had I been able to live without you!

    • Cleopatra VII,
    • in Beatrice Chanler, Cleopatra's Daughter, The Queen of Mauretania ()
  • [At Marc Antony's tomb:] Nothing could part us in life, but now in death we are likely to change places, you the Roman lying here in Egyptian soil, and I, helpless woman that I am, being buried in Italy.

    • Cleopatra VII,
    • in Ernie Bradford, Cleopatra ()

Cleopatra VII, Egyptian queen

(69 BCE - 30 BCE)