Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world
Like a Colossus

from William Shakespeare – Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 2 on Rap Genius


A Colossus is a GIANT statue. This simile characterizes Caesar as behaving like a Colossus so large that he walks alongside the earth.

The Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Nero

To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “Julius Caesar Act 1 Scene 2” by William Shakespeare and leave a comment on the lyrics box