Brutus gluttonously watered at the mouth; and the tongue of Cassius, protruding in unutterable expectation, smoked again between his enormous jaws.
Cassius whined faintly as his fortunate comrade swallowed the savory mess at a gulp.
Once more the old gentleman helped himself largely -- once more he sent her away to the side-table -- once more he tumbled the entire contents of the plate down the dog's throat, selecting Cassius this time, as became a considerate master and an impartial man.
The door opened; the tails of Brutus and Cassius cheerfully thumped the floor; and old Mazey marched straight up to the right-hand side of his master's chair.
Brutus and Cassius stretched themselves on the rug to digest mushrooms and made gravies in the lubricating heat of the fire.
There were Brutus and Cassius digesting before the fire again, and snoring as if they thoroughly enjoyed it.
Brutus pushed his mighty muzzle companionably into her hand; and Cassius laid his friendly fore-paw on her lap.
The faction or party of Antonius and Octavianus Caesar, against Brutus and Cassius
, held out likewise for a time; but when Brutus and Cassius
were overthrown, then soon after, Antonius and Octavianus brake and subdivided.
A LEGEND There was a boxer I heard a man say Goes by the name of Cassius
Clay He was young, handsome and fit They nicknamed him the Louisville Lip He said: "I float like a butterfly and sting like a bee" Then changed his name to Muhammed Ali People came from miles around and looked in awe As he knocked boxer after boxer to the floor At last he had found fortune and fame He had made his mark, everyone knew his name The greatest heavyweight you did see We won't forget you Muhammed Ali.