Rarely is it ever a cause as noble or as poetic as it was when Brutus stabbed Caesar.
Brutus Cohn, traveling under the passport name of John Lamb, tracked the wheelchair down the sidewalk.
This is like Brutus complaining that he wanted to be invited to Caesar's funeral—and in this case he actually was.
Fearful that he might yet stab them in the back, the British gave him the codename “Brutus.”
Brutus' musical establishment is on a smaller scale than the Duke's.
On our way home, Brutus said moodily, 'It is all over between us—you saw that?'
“Brutus and Aruns killed one another:” say, each other, which is more proper.
And now, in spite of all my efforts, Brutus made straight to the grey.
Again Brutus's considerateness for his dependants is in strong contrast with the harshness of Roman masters.
No: I reserved all my wrath for Brutus, who had betrayed me at the moment of triumph.
A surname of the Junian gens. Association with betrayal traces to Marcus Junius Brutus (c.85 B.C.E.-42 B.C.E.), Roman statesman and general and conspirator against Caesar.
A character in the play Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare; one of the assassins of Julius Caesar. (See “Brutus is an honorable man,” “Et tu, Brute?” and “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.”)
An ancient Roman politician who helped assassinate his friend Julius Caesar.
Note: Brutus is a leading character in the play Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare.
Note: Caesar is said to have addressed Brutus with the words Et tu, Brute? (“Even you, Brutus?”) as Brutus stabbed him. This sentence has become a proverbial response to betrayal.