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0, I were damn'd beneath all depth in hell, 1 scarce did know you, uncle: There ies your But that I did proceed upon just grounds

niece, To this extremity; Thy husband knew it all. Whose breath, indeed, these hands have newly Emil. My husband ?

stopp'd : Oth. Thy husband.

I know this act shows horrible and grim. Emil. That she was false to wedlock ?

Gra. Poor Desdemona! I am glad thy father's Oth.

Ay, with Cassio.

dead; Nay, had she been true,

Thy match was mortal to him, and pure grief If heaven would made me such another world Shore his old thread in twain : did he live now, Of one entire and perfect chrysolite,

This sight would make him do a desperate turn, I'd not have sold her for it.

Yea, curse his better angel from his side, Emil. My husband ?

And fall to reprobation. Oth.

Ay, 'twas he that told me first; Oth. 'Tis pitiful; but yet Iago knows, An honest man he is, and hates the slime

That she with Cassio hath the act of shame That sticks on filthy deeds.

A thousand times committed; Cassio confess'd it: Emil.

My husband ?

And she did gratify his amorous works Oth. What needs this iterance, woman? I say, With that recognizance and pledge of love thy husband.

(love Which I first gave her ; I saw it in his hand ; Emil. O mistress, villainy hath made mocks with It was a handkerchief, an antique token My husband say, that she was false?

My father gave my mother. Oth.

He, woman;

Emil, o heaven! O heavenly powers ! I say, thy husband : Dost understand the word ? Iago.

Come, hold your peace. My friend, thy husband, honest, honest Iago. Emil. 'Twill out, 'twill out ;-I hold my peace,

Emil. If he say so, may his pernicious soul No, I will speak as liberal as the air ; (Sir Rot half a grain a day! he lies to the heart; Let heaven, and men, and devils, let them all, She was too fond of her most filthy bargain. An, all, cry shame against me, yet I'll speak. Oth. Ha!

Iago. Be wise, and get you home. Emil. Do thy worst;


I will not. This deed of thine is no more worthy heaven,

(lago offers to stab his wife. Than thou wast worthy her.


Fye: Oth ,

Peace, you were best. Your sword upon a woman? Emil. Thou hast not half the power to do me Emil. O thou dull Moor! that handkerchief thon harm,

speak'st of, As I have to be hurt. O gull ! O dolt!

I found by fortune, and did give my husband; As ignorant as dirt! thou hast done a deed, For often with a solemn earnestness, I care not for thy sword; I'll make thee known, (More than, indeed, belong'd to such a trifle,) Though I lost twenty lives :-Help! lelp, ho! help ! He begg'd of me to steal it. The Moor has kill'd my mistress ; Murder ! mur. Iago.

Villainous whore! der !

Emil. She give it Cassio! no, alas; I found it,
Enter Montano, Gratiano, and Iago.

And I did give't my husband.

Filth, thou liest. Mon. What is the matter - How now, general ? Emil. By heaven, I do not; I do not, gentlemen : Emil. O, are you come, lago ? you have done O murderous coxcomb! what should such a fool well,

Do with so good a wife ? That men must lay their murders on your neck.

[Iago stabs Emilia, then runs ondt. Gra. What is the matter?

Oth. .

Are there no stones in heaven, Emil. Disprove this villain, if thou be'st a man: But what serve for the thunder ?--Precious villain! He says, thou told'st him that his wife was false : Gra. The woman falls; sure he has kill'd his I know, thou didst not, thou'rt not such a villain :

wise. Speak, for my heart is full.

Emil. Ay, ay: 0, lay me by my mistress' side! Iago. I told him what I thought; and told no Gra. He's gone, but his wife's kill'd. more

Mon. "Tis a notorious villain. Take you this Than what he found himself was apt and true.

weapon, Emil. But did you ever tell him she was false ? Which I have bere recovered from the Moor: Iago. I did.

Come, guard the door without; let him not pass, Emil. You told a lie; an odious damned lie; But kill him rather; I'll after that same villain, Upon my soul, a lie; a wicked lie :

For 'tis a damned slave. She false with Cassio !- Did you say with Cassio ?

(Exeunt Montano and Gratiano. lago. With Cassio, mistress; Go to, charm your


I am not valiant neither, tongue.

[to speak : But ever puny whipster gets my sword :-
Emil. I will not charm my tongue ; I am bound But why should honour outlive honesty ?
My mistress here lies murder'd in her bed. Let it go all.
All. O heavens forefend !


What did thy song bode, lady? Emil. And your reports have set the murder on. Hark, can'st thou hear me? I will play the swan, Oth. Nay, stare not, masters; it is true, indeed. And die in musick ;-Willow, willon, millow. Gra. 'Tis a strange truth.

Moor, she was chaste; she lov'd thee, cruel Moor; Mon. O monstrous act!

So come my soul to bliss, as I speak true; Emil.

Villainy, villainy, villainy! So speaking as I think, I die, I die. (Dies. I think upon't,- I think,--I smell't ;-0 villainy! - oth. I have another weapon in this chamber, I thought so then ;-I'll kill myself for grief.- It is a sword of Spain, the ice-brook's temper;O villainy, villainy!

O, here it is :- Uncle, I must come forth. Iago. What, are you mad? I charge you, get Gra. (Within.) If thou attempt it, it will cost you home.

(speak; thee dear; Emil. "Good gentlemen, let me hare leave to Thou hast no weapon, and perforce must suffer, 'Tis proper I obey him, but not now:

Oth. Look in upon me then, and speak with me, Perchance, lago, I will ne'er go home.

Or, naked as I am, I will assault thee. Oth. 0!0!0!

[Hanging over his wife.
Nay, lay thee down, and roar;

Re-enter Gratiano.
For thou hast kill'd the sweetest innocent,
That e'er did lift up eye.

Gra. What is the matter?
O, she was foul !-


Behold! I have a weapon : (Rising. A better never did itself sustain

Upon a soldier's thigh : I have seen the day, Lod. Now here's another discontented paper,
That with this little arm, and this good sword, Found in his pocket too ; and this, it seems,
I have made my way through more impediments Roderigo meant to have sent this damned villain;
Than twenty times your stop :--But, О vain boast! But that, belike, lago in the interim
Who can control his fate? 'tis not so now.. Came in and satisfied him.
Be not afraid though you do see me weapon'd; Oth.

O the pernicious caitiff-
Here is my journey's end, here is my butt, How came you, Cassio, by that handkerchief
And very sea-mark of my utmost sail.

That was my wife's ? Do you go back dismay'd ? 'tis a lost fear;


I found it in my chamber : Man but a rush against Othello's breast,

And he himself confess'd, but even now, And he retires ;- Where should Othello go? That there he dropp'd it, for a special purpose, Now, how dost thou look now ? O ill-starr'd wench! Which wrought to his desire. Pale as thy smock! when we shall meet at compt, Oth,

O fool! fool! fool! This look of thine will hurl my soul from heaven, Cas. There is, besides, in Roderigo's letter, And fiends will snatch at it. Cold, cold, my girl? How he upbraids lago, that he made him Even like thy chastity.--.

Brave me upon the watch; whereon it came O cursed, cursed slave ! - Whip me, ye devils, That I was cast : And even but now he spake, From the possession of this heavenly sight! After long seeming dead,-Iago hurt him, Blow me about in winds ! roast me in sulphur! Iago set him on. Wash me in steep-down gulfs of liquid fire

Lod. You must forsake this room, and go with us: O Desdemona! Desdemona ! dead?

Your power and your command is taken off, Dead ? 0!0!0!

And Cassio rules in Cyprus. For this slave,Enter Lodovico, Montano, Cassio carried in a That can torment him much, and hold him long,

If there be any cunning cruelty, chair, and Officers, with Iago, prisoner.

It shall be his : You shall close prisoner rest, Lod. Where is this rash and most unfortunate Till that the nature of your fault be known man?

To the Venetian state - Come, bring him away. Oth. That's he, that was Othello; here I am. Oth. Soft you ; a word or two, before you go. Lod. Where is that viper ? bring the villain forth. I have done the state some service, and they know Oth. I look down towards his feet ;-but that's a fable :

No more of that :- I pray you, in your letters, If that thou be'st a devil, I cannot kill thee. When you shall these unlucky deeds relate,

(Othello wounds lago. Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate, (speak Lod. Wrench his sword from him.

Nor set down aught in malice: then must you Iago.

I bleed, sir ; but not kill'd. Of one, that lov'd not wisely, but too well ; Oth. I am not sorry neither; I'd have thee lire; Of one, not easily jealous, but, being wrought, For, in my sense, 'tis happiness to die.

Perplex'd in the extreme; of one, whose hand, Lod. O thou Othello, that was once so good, Like the base Judean, threw a pearl away, Fall'n in the practice of a cursed slave,

Richer than all his tribe; of one, whose subdu'd What shall be said to thee?

Albeit unused to the melting mood, [eyes, Oth.

Why, any thing: Drop tears as fast as the Arabian trees An honourable murderer, if you will ;

Their medicinal gum : Set you down this : For nought I did in hate, but all in honour. And say, besides, that in Aleppo once, Lod. This wretch hath part confessid his vil- Where a malignant and a turban'd Turk lainy:

Beat a Venetian, and traduc'd the state, Did you and he consent in Cassio's death? I took by the throat the circumcised dog,

And smote him-thus.

(Stabs himself. Cas. Dear general, I never gave you cause. Lod. O bloody period ! Oth. I do believe it, and I ask your pardon. Gra.

All, that's spoke, is marr'd. Will you, I pray you, demand that demi-devil, Oth. I kiss'd thee, ere I kill'd thee ;-No way Why he hath thus ensnar'd my soul and body?

but this,

[Falling upon Desdemona. lago. Demand me nothing: What you know, Killing myself, to die upon a kiss.

(Dies. you know :

Cass. This did I fear, but thought he had no From this time forth I never will speak word. For he was great of heart.

[weapon ; Lord. What? not to pray ?


O Spartan dog, Gra,

Torments will ope your lips. More fell than anguish, hunger, or the sea ! Oth. Well, thou dost best.

Look on the tragick loading of this bed ; (To lago. Lod. Sir, you shall understand what hath befall'n, This is thy work : the object poisons sight ;Which, as I think, you know not: Here is a letter, Let it be hid.- Gratiano, keep the house, Found in the pocket of the slain Roderigo ; And seize upon the fortunes of the Moor, And here, another : the one of them imports For they succeed to you.-To you, lord governor, The death of Cassio to be undertook

Remains the censure of this hellish villain; By Roderigo.

The time, the place, the torture,-0 enforce it! Oth. O villain !

Myself will straight aboard ; and, to the state, Cas.

Most heathenish, and most gross ! This heavy act with heavy heart relate. (Exeunt.

oth. Ay.



ABATE, to depress, sink, subdue. Approof, proof, approbation Banning, cursing
ABC-book, a catechism.

Approve, to justify, to make good, Banquet, a slight refection, a deAbjects, servile persons. to establish, to recommend to Bans, curses

[sert Able, to qualify or uphold.


Bar, barrier

[manner Abortive, issuing before its time. Approved, felt, experienced, con- Barbed, caparisoned in a warlike Absolute, highly accomplished, victed by proof

Barful, full of impediments
Abused, deceived. (perfect. Approvers, persons who try

Barm, yeast
Aby, to pay dear for,
Aqua-vitre, strong waters

Barn, or bairn, a child
Abysm, abyss.
Arbitrate, to determine

Barnacle, a kind of shell-fish
Accuse, accusation
Arch, chief

Base, dishonoured [son-base
Achieve, to obtain.
Argentine, silver

Base, a rustic game, called priAcquittance, requital.

Argier, Algiers galleons Bases, a kind of dress used by Action, direction by mute signs, Argosies, ships of great burthen, knights on horseback charge or accusation.

Argument, subject for conversa Basilisks, a species of cannon Action-taking, litigious.

tion, evidence, proof

Basta, Spanish, 'tis enough Additions, titles or descriptions. Arm, to take up in the arms

Bastard, raisin wine Address, to make ready.

Aroint, avaunt, begone (another Bat, a club or staff Addressed, or addrest, ready. A-rom, successively, one after Bate, strife, contention Advance, to prefer, to raise to ho- Art, practice as distinguished Bate, to flutter as a hawk Adversity, contrariety: (nour. from theory, theory

Batlet, an instrument used by Advertisement, admonition. Articulate, to enter into articles

washers of clothes Advertising, attentive.

Articulated, exhibited in articles Batten, to grow fat Advice, consideration, discretion, Artificial, ingenious, artful

Battle, army thought. As, as if

Bavin, brushwood Advise, to consider, recollect. Aspect, countenance

Barcock, a jolly cock Advised, not precipitant, cool, Aspersion, sprinkling

Bay, the space between the main Afeard, afraid. [cautious. Assay, test

beams of a roof Affect, love. Assinego, a he-ass

Bay-window, bow window, one Affection, affectation, imagina. Assurance, conveyance or deed

in a recess

(sprit tion, disposition, quality. Assured, affianced

Beak, the forecastle, or the bolt. Affectioned, affected. Astringer, a falconer

Beard, to oppose in a hostile Affections, passions, inordinate de- Ates, instigation from Ate, the manner, to set at defiance. Affeered, confirmed.

(sires. mischievous goddess that in-Bearing, carriage, demeanour Affied, betrothed.

cites bloodshed

Bearing-cloth, a mantle used at Affined, joined by affinity. Atomies, minute particles dis

christenings Affront, to meet or face.

cernible in a stream of sun- Beat, in falconry, to flutter Affy, to betroth in marriage. shine that breaks into a dark. Beating, hammering, dwelling Aglet-baby, a diminutive being. ened room, atoms

Beaver, helmet in general [upon Agnize, ackowledge, confess. Atone, to reconcile

Beck, a salutation made with the A-good, in good earnest.

Attasked, reprehended, corrected Becomed, becoming [head Aiery, the nest of an eagle or hawk Attended, waited for

Beetle, to hang over the base Aim, guess, encouragement, sus. Attent, attentive

Being, abode picion Attorney, deputation

Belongings, endowments Alder-liefest, beloved above all Attorneyship, the

discretional Be-mete, be-measure Ale, a merry meeting (things

agency of another

Be-moiled, be-draggled, be-mired Allon, to approve

Attornied, supplied by substitu- Bending, unequal to the weight Allowance, approbation

tion of embassies (or gives Benefit, beneficiary (passion Amaze, to perplex or confuse Attributive, that which attributes Bent, the utmost degree of any Ames-ace, the lowest chance of Avaunt, contemptuous dismission Benumbed, inflexible, immoveable the dice Averring, confirming

Beshren, ill befall
Amort, sunk and dispirited Audacious, spirited, animated Best, bravest
An, as if

Audrey, a corruption of Ethel. Bestowed, left, stowed, or lodged Anchor, anchoret

[tions Bestraught, distraught or distractAncient, an ensign Augurs, auguries or prognostica:


(permit or suffer Anight, in the night

Aukward, adverse (the learned Beteem, to give, to pour out, to Answer, retaliation

Authentic, an epithet applied to Bewray, betray, discover Anthropophaginian, a cannibal Anuful, reverend, worshipful Bezonian, a term of reproach Antick, the fool of the old farces Anless, not producing awe

Bid, to invite, to pray Antiquity, old age

Biding, place, abiding Antres, caves and dens


Bigging, a kind of cap Apparent, seeming, not real,heir

Bilberry, the whortleberry apparent, or next claimant Baccare, stand back, give place Bilbo, a Spanish blade of peculiar Appeal, to accuse Bale, misery, calamity

excellence Appeared, rendered apparent Baleful, baneful

Bilboes, a species of fetters Apply, to attend to, tu consider Balked, bathed or piled up Bill, a weapon carried by watch. Appointment, preparation

Balm, the oil of consecration men, a label, or advertisement, Apprehension, opinion Band, bond

articles of accusation Apprehensive, quick to understand Bandog, village dog, or mastiff Bird-bolt, a species of arrow Approbation, entry on probation Bank, to sail along the banks. Bisson, blind


Blank, the white mark at which Bush, the sign of a Ceremonies, honorary ornaments, Blast, burst (an arrow is shot | Busky, woody. See Bosky

tokens of respect Blear, to deceive But, only, unless, except

Ceremonious, superstitious Blench, to start off

Butt-shaft, an arrow to shoot at Certes, certainty, in truth Blent, blended, mixed

butts with

[command Cess, measure Bind-worm, the slow-worm, obedient, under good Chace, a term at tennis Blistered, puffed out like blisters By, according to, by means of Chair, throne

(don Blood, ancestry, high spirits, true By'rlakin, by our ladykin or little Chamber, ancient name for Lonmetal, passions, natural propen- lady

Chamber, a species of great gun sities

Chamberers, men of intrigue Blood-boltered, daubed with blood


Champain, an open country Blonin, puffed or swollen

Chance, fortune Blows, swells

Caddis, a narrow worsted gal. Changeling, a child changed Blunt, stupid, insensible

Cade, a barrel.

[loon Channel, a kennel (writing Board, to accost, to address Cadent, falling

Character, description, hand Bobb, to trick, to make a fool of Cage, a prison

Character, to write, to infix
Bodged, boggled, made bungling Cain-coloured, yellow (scoundrel strongly [letters are made
Bodkin, a small dagger (work Caitiff, a prisoner, a slave, a Charactery, the matter with which
Bold, confident, to embolden Calculate, to foretell or prophesy Chares, task-work
Boldness, confidence

Caliver, a species of musket Charge, to put to expense
Boited, sifted, refined
Call, to visit

Charge, commission, employment Bolting. hutch, the receptacle in Callet, a lewd woman

Charge-house, the free-school which the meal is bolted Calling, appellation

Chariest, most cautious
Bombard, or bumbard, a barrel Calm, qualm

Chariness, caution
Bombast, the stuffing of clothes Canary, a sprightly nimble dance Charitable, dear, endearing
Bona-robas, strumpets

Candle-waisters, those who sit up Charles's-wain, the constellation Bond, bounden duty [looking all night to drink

called the Bear Bony, or bonny, handsome, good canker, the dog-rose

Charneco, a sort of sweet wine Book, paper of conditions Canstick, candlestick

Charter, a privilege Boot, profit, advantage, some- Cantel, or Cantle, a corner or piece Chaudron, entrails thing over and above

Cantons, cantos (of any thing Cheater, escheator, an officer in Bore, demeaned Canvas, to sift

the exchequer ; a gamester Bore, the caliber of a gun, the ca- Canvas-climber, a sailor who check, command, control pacity of the barrel

climbs to adjust the sails Check, to object to, to rebuke Bores, stabs or wounds

Cap, the top, the principal (cap Checks, probably for ethics Bosky, woody

Cap, to salute by taking off the Cheer, countenance (stones Bosom, wish, heart's desire Capable, perceptible, intelligent, Cherry pit, a play with cherry. Bots, worms in the stomach of a

quick of apprehension, ample, Cheveril, soft or kid leather Bourn, boundary, rivulet (horse capacious

Chew, to ruminate, consider Bom, yoke (of defence capitulate, to make head

Chewet, a noisy chattering bird
Brace, armour for the arm, state Capon, metaphor for a letter Chide, to resound, to echo, to
Brach, a species of hound
Capricious, lascivious

scold, to be clamorous
Braid, crafty or deceitful Captious, capacious or recipient Chiding, sound
Brake, a thicket, furze-bush Carack, a ship of great bulk Chiding, noisy
Brave, to make fine or splendid Carbonadoed, scotched like meat Child, a female infant
Bravery, showy dress

for the gridiron

Childing, unseasonably pregnant Brawl, a kind of dance

Card, perhaps a sea-chart Chopin, a high shoe or clog Breach, of the sea, breaking of the Care, to make provision, to take Chough, a bird of the daw kind Breast, voice, surface (sea Care, inclination

(care Christom, the white cloth put on Breath, breathing, vuice

Careires, the motion of a horse a new baptized child Breathe, to utter (practice Carkanet, necklace or chain Chrystals, eyes

(ment Breathed, inured by constant Carl, clown or husbandman Chuck, chicken, a term of endear. Breathing, complimentary, Carlot, peasant

Chuff, rich, avaricious Breeched, sheathed (punishment Carper, a critic

Cicatrice, the scar of a wound Breeching, liable to school-boy Carpet-consideration, on a carpe circumstance, detail of an arguBridal, the nuptial feast

Carriage, import (a festivity ment, a circumlocution
Brief, a short account, letter, or Carried, conducted or managed Cital, recital
Carry, to prevail over

Cite, to incite, to show, to prove Bring, to attend or accompany Cart, a chariot (outside-garb Civil, grave or solemn [human Brize, the gad, or horse-fly Case, contemptuously for skin, Civil, human creature, any thing Broached, spitted, transfixed Case, to strip naked

Clack-dish, a beggar's-dish
Brock, a badger
Casques, helmets

Claw, to flatter
Broke, to deal with a pander Cassock, a horseman's great-coat Clear, pure, blameless, innocent,
Broken, toothless (curess or pimp cast, to empty as a pond, to dis- quite, fully, perfectly
Broker, a matchmaker, a pro-

miss or reject

Clearest, purest, freest from evi) Brooch, an ornamental buckle Cast, cast up, reckoned

Clear-story, a species of windows Brooched, adorned as with a Castilian, an opprobrious term in a church brooch

Castiliano vulgo, a cant term of Cleave, to unite with closely Brotherhoods, confraternities or contempt

Clerkly, like a scholar Brow, height [corporations Catalan, some kind of sharper cliff, a key in music Brownist, the name of a sect Catling, a small lute-string made cling, to shrink or shrivel up Bruit, noise, report

of catgut

Clinquant, glittering, shining Bruited, reported with clamour Cavaleroes, Airy, gay fellows Clip, to embrace, to infold Brush, detrition, decay

Caviare, a delicacy made of the closely, secretly, privately Buckle, to bend, torruield to posuere | Cautelous, insidious, cautious

roe of sturgeon

Clout, the white mark at which kugs, bugbears, terrors

archers take aim [milies Bulk, the body

Cease, decease, die, to stop Clown, a licensed jester in faBumbard. See Bombard (skylark Censure, judgment, opinion Clubs, a popular cry on a street. Bunting, a bird outwardly like a Censure, to judge

Cluto grasped [quarrel Burgonet, a kind of helmet Censured, sentenced, estimated Coach-fellow, one who draws with Burst, broken

Centuries, companies of an hun. a confederate Bury, to conceal, to keep secret dred men each

Coasting, conciliatory, inviting

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