From Julius Caesar. Ed. Henry Norman Hudson. New York: Ginn and Co., 1908.
1.bills: written instructions, dispatches. "In the
meantime Brutus, that led the right wing, sent little bills to
the colonels and captains of private bands, in the which he
wrote the word of the battle."--Plutarch, Marcus Brutus.
2. 'The legions on the other side' are those commanded
by Cassius, the left wing of the joint army of Brutus and
Cassius. Brutus wants Cassius to attack the enemy at the same
time that he himself does. In the next scene, Messala and his
escort are met by Titinius coming from Cassius.
How to cite the explanatory notes:
Shakespeare, William. Julius Caesar. Ed. Henry Norman Hudson. New York: Ginn and Co., 1908. Shakespeare Online. 20 Dec. 2009. (date when you accessed the information) < http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/julius_5_2.html >.