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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.
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,
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?
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 :-
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.
Gra. What is the matter?
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,
O the pernicious caitiff-
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?
[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.
END OF THE PLAYS.
ABATE, to depress, sink, subdue. Approof, proof, approbation Banning, cursing
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.
[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
Barn, or bairn, a child
Barnacle, a kind of shell-fish
Base, dishonoured [son-base
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.
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
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 publio.house 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
[command Cess, measure Bind-worm, the slow-worm Bu.com, 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
Caliver, a species of musket Charge, to put to expense
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
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
scold, to be clamorous
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
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
Claw, to flatter
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
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