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) 215.

GRECIANS AND ROMANS 
  
     The whole counsell stucke to this opinion. So, for a notableMARCUS
     example of incredible misfortune, and unlooked for untoBRUTUS
     Pompey: Pompey the great was slayne, by the motion and
     counsell of this wicked Rethoritian Theodotus, as Theodotus
     afterwardes did him selfe boast of it. But when Iulius
     Caesar came afterwardes into Ægypt, the wicked men that
     consented to this counsell, had their payment according to
     their deserts: for they dyed every man of them a wicked
     death, saving this Theodotus, whome fortune respyted a litle
     while lenger, and yet in that tyme he lived a poore and miser-
     able life, never tarying longe in any one place. So BrutusTheodotus
     going uppe and downe Asia, Theodotus coulde hyde himChian, the
     selfe no lenger, but was brought unto Brutus, where heRethoritian
     suffered paines of death: so that he wanne more fame bythat gave
     his deathe, then ever be did in his life. About that tyme,counsell to
     Brutus sent to praye Cassius to come to the citye of Sardis,kill Pompey,
     and so he did. Brutus understanding of his comming, wentwas put to
     to meete him with all his friendes. There, both theirdeath by
     armies being armed, they called them both Emperors.Brutus.
     Nowe, as it commonly hapneth in great affayres betwene
     two persons, both of them having many friends, and soBrutus and
     many Captaines under them: there ranne tales and com-Cassius doe
     plaints betwixt them. Therefore, before they fell in handmeete at the
     with any other matter, they went into a litle chambercitie of Sardis.
     together, and bad every man avoyde, and did shut the dores
     to them. Then they beganne to powre out their complaintsBrutus and
     one to the other, and grew hot and lowde, earnestly accusing  Cassius com-
     one another, and at length fell both a weeping. Theirplaints one
     friends that were without the chamber hearing them lowdunto the
     within, and angry betwene them selves, they were bothother.
     amased, and affrayd also lest it would grow to further
     matter: but yet they were commaunded, that no man
     should come to them. Notwithstanding, one MarcusM. Phaonius
     Phaonius, that had bene a friend and follower of Catoa follower of
     while he lived, and tooke upon him to counterfeate aCato.
     Philosopher, not with wisedom and discretion, but with a
     certaine bedlem and frantick motion: he would needes
     come into the chamber, though the men offered to keepe
     him out. But it was no boote to let Phaonius, when a
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