Plutarch. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
Englished by Sir Thomas North. Trans. Sir Thomas North. Vol. 6 (1579; London: David Nutt, 1896) 211.

     his writings. For approaching neare to the instant daun-MARCUS
     ger, he wrote unto Pomponious Atticus, that his affayresBRUTUS
     had the best happe that could be. For, sayd he, eyther
     I will set my contry at libertie by battell, or by honor-Brutus noble
     able death rid me of this bondage. And furthermore, thatmind to his
     they being certeine and assured of all thinges els, this onecontry.
     thing onely was doubtfull to them: whether they should
     live or dye with libertie. He wrote also that Antonius had
     his due paiment for his folly. For where he might have
     bene a partner equally of the glory of Brutus, Cassius, and
     Cato, and have made one with them: he liked better to
     choose to be joyned with Octavius Ceasar alone: with whome,
     though now he be not overcome by us, yet shall he shortly
     after also have warre with him. And truely he proved aBrutus, a true
     true Prophet, for so came it in deede to passe. Now whilestprophet of
     Brutus and Cassius were together in the citie of Smyrna:Antonius.
     Brutus prayed Cassius to let him have some part of his
     money whereof he had great store, bicause all that he could
     rappe and rend of his side, he had bestowed it in making so
     great a number of shippes, that by meanes of them they
     should keepe all the sea at their commaundement. Cassius
     friendes hindered this request, and earnestly disswaded him
     from it: perswading him, that it was no reason that Brutus
     should have the money which Cassius had gotten together
     by sparing, and leavied with great evil will of the people
     their subjects, for him to bestowe liberally uppon his soul-
     diers, and by this meanes to winne their good willes, by
     Cassius charge. This notwithstanding, Cassius gave him the
     thirde parte of his totall summe. So Cassius and Brutus
     then departing from eche other, Cassius tooke the citie ofCassius
     Rhodes, where he too dishonestly and cruelly used him selfe:wanne the
     although when he came into the citie, he aunswered some ofcitie of
     the inhabitants, who called him Lord and king, that he wasRhodes.
     nether Lord nor king, but he onely that had slaine him, that
     would have bene Lord and king. Brutus departing from
     thence, sent unto the Lycians, to require money, and men of
     warre. But there was a certaine Orator called Naucrates,
     that made the cities to rebell against him, insomuch that
     the contry men of that contry kept the straights and litle