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Enter Duke, Senators, The Duke and Senators sitting at a table; with lights Oth I.iii.1.1
and Officers.and attendants Oth I.iii.1.2
Duke. DUKE 
There's no composition in this Newes,There is no composition in these newscomposition (n.)consistency, compatibility, coherenceOth I.iii.1
That giues them Credite.That gives them credit.disproportioned (adj.)discrepant, inconsistent, incoherentOth I.iii.2.1
1.Sen.FIRST SENATOR 
Indeed, they are disproportioned;Indeed they are disproportioned. Oth I.iii.2.2
My Letters say, a Hundred and seuen Gallies.My letters say a hundred and seven galleys. Oth I.iii.3
Duke. DUKE 
And mine a Hundred fortie.And mine, a hundred and forty. Oth I.iii.4.1
2.Sena.SECOND SENATOR 
And mine two Hundred:And mine two hundred; Oth I.iii.4.2
But though they iumpe not on a iust accompt,But though they jump not on a just accompt –account, accompt (n.)reckoning, judgement [especially by God]Oth I.iii.5
jump (v.)
old form: iumpe
agree, coincide, tally
just (adj.)
old form: iust
accurate, exact, precise
(As in these Cases where the ayme reports,As in these cases where the aim reports Oth I.iii.6
'Tis oft with difference) yet do they all confirme'Tis oft with difference – yet do they all confirmoft (adv.)oftenOth I.iii.7
A Turkish Fleete, and bearing vp to Cyprus.A Turkish fleet, and bearing up to Cyprus. Oth I.iii.8
Duke. DUKE 
Nay, it is possible enough to iudgement:Nay, it is possible enough to judgement: Oth I.iii.9
I do not so secure me in the Error,I do not so secure me in the error,secure (v.)take comfort, free from careOth I.iii.10
But the maine Article I do approueBut the main article I do approveapprove (v.)
old form: approue
endorse, support, accept as true
Oth I.iii.11
In fearefull sense.In fearful sense. Oth I.iii.12.1
Saylor SAILOR  
within. (without) Oth I.iii.12
What hoa, what hoa, what hoa.What, ho! What, ho! What, ho! Oth I.iii.12.2
Officer. FIRST OFFICER 
A Messenger from the Gallies.A messenger from the galleys. Oth I.iii.13.1
Enter Saylor.Enter Sailor Oth I.iii.13
Duke. DUKE 
Now? What's the businesse?Now, what's the business? Oth I.iii.13.2
Sailor. SAILOR 
The Turkish Preparation makes for Rhodes,The Turkish preparation makes for Rhodes;preparation (n.)equipped military force, force ready for warOth I.iii.14
So was I bid report here to the State,So was I bid report here to the state Oth I.iii.15
By Signior Angelo.By Signor Angelo. Oth I.iii.16
Duke. DUKE 
How say you by this change?How say you by this change? Oth I.iii.17.1
1.Sen.FIRST SENATOR 
This cannot beThis cannot be, Oth I.iii.17.2
By no assay of reason. 'Tis a PageantBy no assay of reason. 'Tis a pageantassay (n.)test, trial, measureOth I.iii.18
pageant (n.)show, scene, spectacle, tableau
reason (n.)power of reason, judgement, common-sense [often opposed to ‘passion’]
To keepe vs in false gaze, when we considerTo keep us in false gaze. When we considergaze (v.)viewing, observation, direction of lookingOth I.iii.19
false (adj.)wrong, mistaken
Th'importancie of Cyprus to the Turke;Th' importancy of Cyprus to the Turk,Turk (n.)Sultan of TurkeyOth I.iii.20
importancy (n.)
old form: importancie
importance, significance
And let our selues againe but vnderstand,And let ourselves again but understand Oth I.iii.21
That as it more concernes the Turke then Rhodes,That as it more concerns the Turk than Rhodes,concern (v.)
old form: concernes
be important to, be the concern of
Oth I.iii.22
So may he with more facile question beare it,So may he with more facile question bear it,bear (v.), past forms bore, borne
old form: beare
take, carry
Oth I.iii.23
question (n.)fighting, conflict, altercation
facile (adj.)easy, smooth, effortless
For that it stands not in such Warrelike brace,For that it stands not in such warlike brace,brace (n.)state of readiness, defence, preparationOth I.iii.24
But altogether lackes th'abilitiesBut altogether lacks th' abilitiesability (n.)strength, bodily powerOth I.iii.25
That Rhodes is dress'd in. If we make thought of this,That Rhodes is dressed in. If we make thought of this,dress (v.)
old form: dress'd
equip, provide, supply [with]
Oth I.iii.26
We must not thinke the Turke is so vnskillfull,We must not think the Turk is so unskilfulunskilful (adj.)
old form: vnskillfull
undiscerning, ignorant, uneducated
Oth I.iii.27
To leaue that latest, which concernes him first,To leave that latest which concerns him first, Oth I.iii.28
Neglecting an attempt of ease, and gaineNeglecting an attempt of ease and gain Oth I.iii.29
To wake, and wage a danger profitlesse.To wake and wage a danger profitless.wage (v.)risk, venture upon, engage inOth I.iii.30
Duke. DUKE 
Nay, in all confidence he's not for Rhodes.Nay, in all confidence he's not for Rhodes. Oth I.iii.31
Officer. FIRST OFFICER 
Here is more Newes.Here is more news. Oth I.iii.32
Enter a Messenger.Enter a Messenger Oth I.iii.33
Messen. MESSENGER 
The Ottamites. Reueren'd, and Gracious,The Ottomites, reverend and gracious, Oth I.iii.33
Steering with due course toward the Ile of Rhodes,Steering with due course towards the isle of Rhodes, Oth I.iii.34
Haue there inioynted them with an after Fleete.Have there injointed with an after fleet.after (adj.)[nautical] second, following, furtherOth I.iii.35
injoint (v.)
old form: inioynted
unite, join up, come together
1. Sen.FIRST SENATOR 
I, so I thought: how many, as you guesse?Ay, so I thought. How many, as you guess? Oth I.iii.36
Mess. MESSENGER 
Of thirtie Saile: and now they do re-stemOf thirty sail; and now they do re-stemsail (n.)
old form: Saile
ship, vessel
Oth I.iii.37
re-stem (v.)retrace, go back upon
Their backward course, bearing with frank appearanceTheir backward course, bearing with frank appearance Oth I.iii.38
Their purposes toward Cyprus. Signior Montano,Their purposes toward Cyprus. Signor Montano,purpose (n.)intention, aim, planOth I.iii.39
Your trustie and most Valiant Seruitour,Your trusty and most valiant servitor,servitor (n.)
old form: Seruitour
servant
Oth I.iii.40
With his free dutie, recommends you thus,With his free duty recommends you thus,recommend (v.)inform, notify, communicate toOth I.iii.41
And prayes you to beleeue him.And prays you to believe him. Oth I.iii.42
Duke. DUKE 
'Tis certaine then for Cyprus:'Tis certain then for Cyprus. Oth I.iii.43
Marcus Luccicos is not he in Towne?Marcus Luccicos, is not he in town? Oth I.iii.44
1.Sen.FIRST SENATOR 
He's now in Florence.He's now in Florence. Oth I.iii.45.1
Duke. DUKE 
Write from vs, / To him,Write from us: wish him Oth I.iii.45.2
Post, Post-haste, dispatch.Post-post-haste dispatch.dispatch, despatch (n.)sending off, going, departureOth I.iii.46
post-post-haste (adj.)with all possible speed, extremely speedy
1.Sen.FIRST SENATOR 
Here comes Brabantio, and the Valiant Moore.Here comes Brabantio and the valiant Moor. Oth I.iii.47
Enter Brabantio, Othello, Cassio, Iago, Rodorigo, and Enter Brabantio, Othello, Iago, Roderigo, and Oth I.iii.48.1
Officers.officers Oth I.iii.48.2
Duke. DUKE 
Valiant Othello, we must straight employ youValiant Othello, we must straight employ youstraight (adv.)straightaway, immediately, at onceOth I.iii.48
Against the generall Enemy Ottoman.Against the general enemy Ottoman. Oth I.iii.49
I did not see you: welcome gentle Signior,(To Brabantio) I did not see you: welcome, gentle signor;gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, nobleOth I.iii.50
We lack't your Counsaile, and your helpe to night.We lacked your counsel and your help tonight. Oth I.iii.51
Bra. BRABANTIO 
So did I yours: Good your Grace pardon me.So did I yours. Good your grace, pardon me: Oth I.iii.52
Neither my place, hor ought I heard of businesseNeither my place, nor aught I heard of business,aught (n.)
old form: ought
anything, [with negative word] nothing
Oth I.iii.53
place (n.)position, post, office, rank
Hath rais'd me from my bed; nor doth the generall careHath raised me from my bed; nor doth the general carecare (n.)anxiety, worry, solicitude [about]Oth I.iii.54
Take hold on me. For my perticular griefeTake hold on me; for my particular grief Oth I.iii.55
Is of so flood-gate, and ore-bearing Nature,Is of so flood-gate and o'erbearing nature Oth I.iii.56
That it engluts, snd swallowes other sorrowes,That it engluts and swallows other sorrowsenglut (v.)swallow up, gulp down, devourOth I.iii.57
And it is still it selfe.And yet is still itself. Oth I.iii.58.1
Duke. DUKE 
Why? What's the matter?Why? What's the matter? Oth I.iii.58.2
Bra. BRABANTIO 
My Daughter: oh my Daughter!My daughter! O, my daughter! Oth I.iii.59.1
Sen. SENATORS 
Dead?Dead? Oth I.iii.59.2
Bra. BRABANTIO 
I, to me.Ay, to me. Oth I.iii.59.3
She is abus'd, stolne from me, and corruptedShe is abused, stolen from me, and corrupted Oth I.iii.60
By Spels, and Medicines, bought of Mountebanks;By spells and medicines bought of mountebanks;mountebank (n.)itinerant quack, travelling drug-seller, charlatanOth I.iii.61
medicine (n.)drug used for purposes other than healing (especially the philosopher's elixir)
For Nature, so prepostrously to erre,For nature so preposterously to err,nature (n.)human natureOth I.iii.62
preposterously (adv.)
old form: prepostrously
out of the normal course of events, unnaturally, perversely
(Being not deficient, blind, or lame of sense,)Being not deficient, blind, or lame of sense,sense (n.)ability to respond to sensation, physical perceptionOth I.iii.63
Sans witch-craft could not.Sans witchcraft could not. Oth I.iii.64
Duke. DUKE 
Who ere he be, that in this foule proceedingWhoe'er he be that in this foul proceeding Oth I.iii.65
Hath thus beguil'd your Daughter of her selfe,Hath thus beguiled your daughter of herselfbeguile (v.)
old form: beguil'd
charm, captivate, bewitch
Oth I.iii.66
And you of her; the bloodie Booke of Law,And you of her, the bloody book of law Oth I.iii.67
You shall your selfe read, in the bitter letter,You shall yourself read in the bitter letter Oth I.iii.68
After your owne sense: yea, though our proper SonAfter your own sense, yea, though our proper sonproper (adj.)very, ownOth I.iii.69
sense (n.)perception, awareness, discernment, appreciation
Stood in your Action.Stood in your action.action (n.)law-suit, legal proceeding, litigationOth I.iii.70.1
stand (v.)be, appear
Bra. BRABANTIO 
Humbly I thanke your Grace,Humbly I thank your grace. Oth I.iii.70.2
Here is the man; this Moore, whom now it seemesHere is the man: this Moor, whom now it seems Oth I.iii.71
Your speciall Mandate, for the State affairesYour special mandate for the state affairs Oth I.iii.72
Hath hither brought.Hath hither brought. Oth I.iii.73.1
All. ALL 
We are verie sorry for't.We are very sorry for't. Oth I.iii.73.2
Duke. DUKE 
What in yonr owne part, can you say to this?What in your own part can you say to this? Oth I.iii.74
Bra. BRABANTIO 
Nothing, but this is so.Nothing, but this is so. Oth I.iii.75
Othe. OTHELLO 
Most Potent, Graue, and Reueren'd Signiors,Most potent, grave and reverend signors, Oth I.iii.76
My very Noble, and approu'd good Masters;My very noble and approved good masters, Oth I.iii.77
That I haue tane away this old mans Daughter,That I have ta'en away this old man's daughter, Oth I.iii.78
It is most true: true I haue married her;It is most true; true I have married her; Oth I.iii.79
The verie head, and front of my offending,The very head and front of my offendinghead and frontheight and breadth, greatest extentOth I.iii.80
Hath this extent; no more. Rude am I, in my speech,Hath this extent, no more. Rude am I in my speechrude (adj.)amateurish, inexpert, lacking polishOth I.iii.81
And little bless'd with the soft phrase of Peace;And little blessed with the soft phrase of peace;soft (adj.)tender, compassionate, kindOth I.iii.82
For since these Armes of mine, had seuen yeares pith,For since these arms of mine had seven years' pithpith (n.)strength, toughness, mettleOth I.iii.83
Till now, some nine Moones wasted, they haue vs'dTill now some nine moons wasted, they have used Oth I.iii.84
Their deerest action, in the Tented Field:Their dearest action in the tented field;field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combatOth I.iii.85
tented (adj.)covered with tents, full of tents
And little of this great world can I speake,And little of this great world can I speak Oth I.iii.86
More then pertaines to Feats of Broiles, and Battaile,More than pertains to feats of broil and battle;broil (n.)
old form: Broiles
turmoil, confused fighting, battle
Oth I.iii.87
And therefore little shall I grace my cause,And therefore little shall I grace my cause Oth I.iii.88
In speaking for my selfe. Yet, (by your gratious patience)In speaking for myself. Yet, by your gracious patience, Oth I.iii.89
I will a round vn-varnish'd u Tale deliuer,I will a round unvarnished tale deliverdeliver (v.)
old form: deliuer
report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
Oth I.iii.90
round (adj.)blunt, forthright, straight, plain-spoken
Of my whole course of Loue. / What Drugges, what Charmes,Of my whole course of love: what drugs, what charms,course (n.)course of action, way of proceedingOth I.iii.91
What Coniuration, and what mighty Magicke,What conjuration and what mighty magic –conjuration (n.)
old form: Coniuration
incantation, invocation of spirits
Oth I.iii.92
(For such proceeding I am charg'd withall)For such proceeding I am charged withal – Oth I.iii.93
I won his Daughter.I won his daughter. Oth I.iii.94.1
Bra. BRABANTIO 
A Maiden, neuer bold:A maiden never bold; Oth I.iii.94.2
Of Spirit so still, and quiet, that her MotionOf spirit so still and quiet that her motionmotion (n.)inner movement, inward prompting, natural impulse, imaginingOth I.iii.95
Blush'd at her selfe, and she, in spight of Nature,Blushed at herself: and she, in spite of nature, Oth I.iii.96
Of Yeares, of Country, Credite, euery thingOf years, of country, credit, everything, Oth I.iii.97
To fall in Loue, with what she fear'd to looke on;To fall in love with what she feared to look on! Oth I.iii.98
It is a iudgement main'd, and most imperfect.It is a judgement maimed and most imperfect Oth I.iii.99
That will confesse Perfection so could erreThat will confess perfection so could err Oth I.iii.100
Against all rules of Nature, and must be driuenAgainst all rules of nature, and must be driven Oth I.iii.101
To find out practises of cunning hellTo find out practices of cunning hell Oth I.iii.102
Why this should be. I therefore vouch againe,Why this should be. I therefore vouch again Oth I.iii.103
That with some Mixtures, powrefull o're the blood,That with some mixtures powerful o'er the blood, Oth I.iii.104
Or with some Dram, (coniur'd to this effect)Or with some dram conjured to this effect,conjured (adj.)
old form: coniur'd
made powerful by spells, magically influencing
Oth I.iii.105
effect (n.)result, end, outcome, fulfilment
He wtought vp on her.He wrought upon her.work upon (v.)
old form: vp
practise on, work upon, act on
Oth I.iii.106.1
DUKE 
To vouch this, is no proofe,To vouch this is no proof, Oth I.iii.106.2
Without more wider, and more ouer TestWithout more wider and more overt testwide (adj.)full, extensive, far-reachingOth I.iii.107
test (n.)evidence, attestation, testimony
Then these thin habits, and poore likely-hoodsThan these thin habits and poor likelihoodshabit (n.)covering, guise, adorningOth I.iii.108
likelihood (n.)
old form: likely-hoods
indication, sign, ground
thin (adj.)flimsy, threadbare, insufficient
Of moderne seeming, do prefer against him.Of modern seeming do prefer against him.modern (adj.)
old form: moderne
ordinary, trite, commonplace, everyday
Oth I.iii.109
seeming (n.)appearance, look, aspect
Sen. FIRST SENATOR 
But Othello, speake,But, Othello, speak: Oth I.iii.110
Did you, by indirect, and forced coursesDid you by indirect and forced coursescourse (n.)course of action, way of proceedingOth I.iii.111
Subdue, and poyson this yong Maides affections?Subdue and poison this young maid's affections? Oth I.iii.112
Or came it by request, and such faire questionOr came it by request and such fair questionquestion (n.)conversation, discourse, piece of talkOth I.iii.113
As soule, to soule affordeth?As soul to soul affordeth? Oth I.iii.114.1
Othel. OTHELLO 
I do beseech you,I do beseech you, Oth I.iii.114.2
Send for the Lady to the Sagitary.Send for the lady to the Sagittary, Oth I.iii.115
And let her speake of me before her Father;And let her speak of me before her father. Oth I.iii.116
If you do finde me foule, in her report,If you do find me foul in her report, Oth I.iii.117
The Trust, the Office, I do hold of you,The trust, the office I do hold of youoffice (n.)role, position, place, functionOth I.iii.118
Not onely take away, but let your SentenceNot only take away, but let your sentence Oth I.iii.119
Euen fall vpon my life.Even fall upon my life. Oth I.iii.120.1
Duke. DUKE 
Fetch Desdemona hither.Fetch Desdemona hither. Oth I.iii.120.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
Aunciant, conduct them: / You best know the place.Ancient, conduct them: you best know the place. Oth I.iii.121
Exeunt Iago with attendants Oth I.iii.121
And tell she come, as truely as to heauen,And till she come, as truly as to heaven Oth I.iii.122
I do confesse the vices of my blood,I do confess the vices of my blood,blood (n.)disposition, temper, moodOth I.iii.123
So iustly to your Graue eares, Ile presentSo justly to your grave ears I'll present Oth I.iii.124
How I did thriue in this faire Ladies loue,How I did thrive in this fair lady's love, Oth I.iii.125
And she in mine.And she in mine. Oth I.iii.126.1
Duke. DUKE 
Say it Othello.Say it, Othello. Oth I.iii.126.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
Her Father lou'd me, oft inuited me:Her father loved me, oft invited me,oft (adv.)oftenOth I.iii.127
Still question'd me the Storie of my life,Still questioned me the story of my lifestill (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyOth I.iii.128
From yeare to yeare: the Battaile, Sieges, Fortune,From year to year – the battles, sieges, fortunes Oth I.iii.129
That I haue past.That I have passed. Oth I.iii.130
I ran it through, euen from my boyish daies,I ran it through, even from my boyish days Oth I.iii.131
Toth'very moment that he bad me tell it.To th' very moment that he bade me tell it: Oth I.iii.132
Wherein I spoke of most disastrous chances:Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances,chance (n.)event, occurrence, situation [especially, bad]Oth I.iii.133
Of mouing Accidents by Flood and Field,Of moving accidents by flood and field,accident (n.)occurrence, event, happeningOth I.iii.134
field (n.)field of battle, battleground, field of combat
Of haire-breadth scapes i'th'imminent deadly breach;Of hair-breadth scapes i'th' imminent deadly breach,scape, 'scape (n.)escapeOth I.iii.135
Of being taken by the Insolent Foe,Of being taken by the insolent foe, Oth I.iii.136
And sold to slauery. Of my redemption thence,And sold to slavery; of my redemption thence, Oth I.iii.137
And portance in my Trauellours historie.And portance in my travels' history:portance (n.)behaviour, demeanour, bearingOth I.iii.138
Wherein of Antars vast, and Desarts idle,Wherein of antres vast and deserts idle,antre (n.)
old form: Antars
cave, cavern
Oth I.iii.139
idle (adj.)uninhabited, empty; or: barren, sterile
Rough Quarries, Rocks, Hills, whose head touch heauen,Rough quarries, rocks, and hills whose heads touch heaven, Oth I.iii.140
It was my hint to speake. Such was my Processe,It was my hint to speak – such was the process:hint (n.)opportunity, moment, chanceOth I.iii.141
And of the Canibals that each others eate,And of the Cannibals that each other eat, Oth I.iii.142
The Antropophague, and men whose headsThe Anthropophagi, and men whose headsAnthropophagi (n.)[pron: anthroh'pofajiy] mythical race of man-eatersOth I.iii.143
Grew beneath their shoulders. These things to heare,Do grow beneath their shoulders. This to hear Oth I.iii.144
Would Desdemona seriously incline:Would Desdemona seriously incline: Oth I.iii.145
But still the house Affaires would draw her hence:But still the house affairs would draw her thence,still (adv.)constantly, always, continuallyOth I.iii.146
Which euer as she could with haste dispatch,Which ever as she could with haste dispatchdispatch, despatch (v.)deal with promptly, settle, get [something] done quicklyOth I.iii.147
She'l'd come againe, and with a greedie eareShe'd come again, and with a greedy ear Oth I.iii.148
Deuoure vp my discourse. Which I obseruing,Devour up my discourse, which I observing Oth I.iii.149
Tooke once a pliant houre, and found good meanesTook once a pliant hour, and found good meanspliant (adj.)suitable, opportune, favourableOth I.iii.150
To draw from her a prayer of earnest heart,To draw from her a prayer of earnest heart Oth I.iii.151
That I would all my Pilgrimage dilate,That I would all my pilgrimage dilatedilate (v.)relate in full, narrate at lengthOth I.iii.152
Whereof by parcels she had something heard,Whereof by parcels she had something heard,parcel (n.)part, piece, portion, bitOth I.iii.153
But not instinctiuely: I did consent,But not intentively. I did consent,distinctively (adv.)distinctlyOth I.iii.154
intentively (adv.)paying continuous attention, with unbroken interest
And often did beguile her of her teares,And often did beguile her of her tearsbeguile (v.)coax, draw from, charm fromOth I.iii.155
When I did speake of some distressefull strokeWhen I did speak of some distressful stroke Oth I.iii.156
That my youth suffer'd: My Storie being done,That my youth suffered. My story being done, Oth I.iii.157
She gaue me for my paines a world of kisses:She gave me for my pains a world of sighs: Oth I.iii.158
She swore in faith 'twas strange: 'twas passing strange,She swore, in faith 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange, Oth I.iii.159
'Twas pittifull: 'twas wondrous pittifull.'Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful; Oth I.iii.160
She wish'd she had not heard it, yet she wish'dShe wished she had not heard it, yet she wished Oth I.iii.161
That Heauen had made her such a man. She thank'd me,That heaven had made her such a man. She thanked me, Oth I.iii.162
And bad me, if I had a Friend that lou'd her,And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her, Oth I.iii.163
I should but teach him how to tell my Story,I should but teach him how to tell my story, Oth I.iii.164
And that would wooe her. Vpon this hint I spake,And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake:hint (n.)opportunity, moment, chanceOth I.iii.165
She lou'd me for the dangers I had past,She loved me for the dangers I had passed, Oth I.iii.166
And I lou'd her, that she did pitty them.And I loved her, that she did pity them. Oth I.iii.167
This onely is the witch-craft I haue vs'd.This only is the witchcraft I have used. Oth I.iii.168
Here comes the Ladie: Let her witnesse it.Here comes the lady: let her witness it. Oth I.iii.169
Enter Desdemona, Iago, Attendants.Enter Desdemona, Iago, and attendants Oth I.iii.170
Duke. DUKE 
I thinke this tale would win my Daughter too,I think this tale would win my daughter too. Oth I.iii.170
Good Brabantio, take vp this mangled matter at the best:Good Brabantio, take up this mangled matter at the best:best, at theas well as one can, in the best possible wayOth I.iii.171
Men do their broken Weapons rather vse,Men do their broken weapons rather use Oth I.iii.172
Then their bare hands.Than their bare hands. Oth I.iii.173.1
Bra. BRABANTIO 
I pray you heare her speake?I pray you hear her speak. Oth I.iii.173.2
If she confesse that she was halfe the wooer,If she confess that she was half the wooer, Oth I.iii.174
Destruction on my head, if my bad blameDestruction on my head, if my bad blame Oth I.iii.175
Light on the man. Come hither gentle Mistris,Light on the man! Come hither, gentle mistress;gentle (adj.)well-born, honourable, nobleOth I.iii.176
Do you perceiue in all this Noble Companie,Do you perceive in all this company Oth I.iii.177
Where most you owe obedience?Where most you owe obedience? Oth I.iii.178.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
My Noble Father,My noble father, Oth I.iii.178.2
I do perceiue heere a diuided dutie.I do perceive here a divided duty: Oth I.iii.179
To you I am bound for life, and education:To you I am bound for life and education;education (n.)upbringing, nurture, raisingOth I.iii.180
My life and education both do learne me,My life and education both do learn melearn (v.)
old form: learne
teach, instruct [not a regional dialect usage as in modern English]
Oth I.iii.181
How to respect you. You are the Lord of duty,How to respect you. You are the lord of all my duty, Oth I.iii.182
I am hitherto your Daughter. But heere's my Husband;I am hitherto your daughter. But here's my husband; Oth I.iii.183
And so much dutie, as my Mother shew'dAnd so much duty as my mother showed Oth I.iii.184
To you, preferring you before her Father:To you, preferring you before her father, Oth I.iii.185
So much I challenge, that I may professeSo much I challenge, that I may professchallenge (v.)demand as a right, claim, call for, insist onOth I.iii.186
Due to the Moore my Lord.Due to the Moor, my lord. Oth I.iii.187.1
Bra. BRABANTIO 
God be with you: I haue done.God bu'y! I have done. Oth I.iii.187.2
Please it your Grace, on to the State Affaires;Please it your grace, on to the state affairs. Oth I.iii.188
I had rather to adopt a Child, then get it.I had rather to adopt a child than get it.get (v.)beget, conceive, breedOth I.iii.189
Come hither Moore;Come hither, Moor: Oth I.iii.190
I here do giue thee that with all my heart,I here do give thee that with all my heart Oth I.iii.191
Which but thou hast already, with all my heartWhich, but thou hast already, with all my heart Oth I.iii.192
I would keepe from thee. For your sake (Iewell)I would keep from thee. For your sake, jewel,sake, for youron your account, because of youOth I.iii.193
I am glad at soule, I haue no other Child;I am glad at soul I have no other child, Oth I.iii.194
For thy escape would teach me TirranieFor thy escape would teach me tyrannyescape (n.)elopement, running off, stealing awayOth I.iii.195
To hang clogges on them. I haue done my Lord.To hang clogs on them. I have done, my lord.clog (n.)
old form: clogges
wooden block, heavy piece of wood
Oth I.iii.196
Duke. DUKE 
Let me speake like your selfe: / And lay a Sentence,Let me speak like yourself and lay a sentence Oth I.iii.197
Which as a grise, or step may helpe these Louers.Which as a grise or step may help these loversgrise (n.)step, stairOth I.iii.198
Into your favour. Oth I.iii.199
When remedies are past, the griefes are endedWhen remedies are past the griefs are ended Oth I.iii.200
By seeing the worst, which late on hopes depended.By seeing the worst which late on hopes depended. Oth I.iii.201
To mourne a Mischeefe that is past and gon,To mourn a mischief that is past and gone Oth I.iii.202
Is the next way to draw new mischiefe on.Is the next way to draw new mischief on. Oth I.iii.203
What cannot be presern'd, when Fortune takes:What cannot be preserved when fortune takes, Oth I.iii.204
Patience, her Iniury a mock'ry makes.Patience her injury a mockery makes. Oth I.iii.205
The rob'd that smiles, steales something from the Thiefe,The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief; Oth I.iii.206
He robs himselfe, that spends a bootelesse griefe.He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.bootless (adj.)
old form: bootelesse
useless, worthless, fruitless, unavailing
Oth I.iii.207
Bra. BRABANTIO 
So let the Turke of Cyprus vs beguile,So let the Turk of Cyprus us beguile,beguile (v.)cheat, deceive, trickOth I.iii.208
We loose it not so long as we can smile:We lose it not so long as we can smile; Oth I.iii.209
He beares the Sentence well, that nothing beares,He bears the sentence well that nothing bears Oth I.iii.210
But the free comfort which from thence he heares.But the free comfort which from thence he hears; Oth I.iii.211
But he beares both the Sentence, and the sorrow,But he bears both the sentence and the sorrow Oth I.iii.212
That to pay griefe, must of poore Patience borrow.That to pay grief must of poor patience borrow. Oth I.iii.213
These Sentences, to Sugar, or to Gall,These sentences, to sugar or to gallsentence (n.)maxim, wise saying, preceptOth I.iii.214
gall (v.)vex, annoy, irritate
Being strong on both sides, are Equiuocall.Being strong on both sides, are equivocal. Oth I.iii.215
But words are words, I neuer yet did heare:But words are words; I never yet did hear Oth I.iii.216
That the bruized heart was pierc'd through the eares.That the bruised heart was pieced through the ear.piece (v.)mend, repair, make wholeOth I.iii.217
I humbly beseech you proceed to th'Affaires of State.I humbly beseech you proceed to th' affairs of state. Oth I.iii.218
Duke. DUKE 
The Turke with a most mighty Preparation makes forThe Turk with a most mighty preparation makes forpreparation (n.)equipped military force, force ready for warOth I.iii.219
Cyprus: Othello, the Fortitude of the place is best knowneCyprus. Othello, the fortitude of the place is best knownfortitude (n.)strength, might, powerOth I.iii.220
to you. And though we haue there a Substitute of most to you: and though we have there a substitute of mostsubstitute (n.)subordinate, deputy, underlingOth I.iii.221
allowed sufficiencie; yet opinion, a more soueraigne Mistrisallowed sufficiency, yet opinion, a more sovereign mistressallowed (adj.)approved, acknowledged, grantedOth I.iii.222
opinion (n.)public opinion, popular judgement
sufficiency (n.)
old form: sufficiencie
competence, ability, capability
of Effects, throwes a more safer voice on you: youof effects, throws a more safer voice on you. Youvoice (n.)talk, rumour, opinionOth I.iii.223
must therefore be content to slubber the glosse of yourmust therefore be content to slubber the gloss of yourcontent (adj.)agreeable, willing, readyOth I.iii.224
slubber (v.)smear, stain, soil
new Fortunes, with this more stubborne, and boystrousnew fortunes with this more stubborn and boisterousboisterous (adj.)
old form: boystrous
violent, fierce, savage
Oth I.iii.225
stubborn (adj.)
old form: stubborne
difficult, demanding, exacting
expedition.expedition. Oth I.iii.226
Othe. OTHELLO 
The Tirant Custome, most Graue Senators,The tyrant, custom, most grave Senators, Oth I.iii.227
Hath made the flinty and Steele Coach of WarreHath made the flinty and steel couch of warflinty (adj.)hard, harsh, toughOth I.iii.228
My thrice-driuen bed of Downe. I do agnizeMy thrice-driven bed of down. I do agnizeagnize (v.)acknowledge, recognize, confessOth I.iii.229
thrice-driven (adj.)
old form: thrice-driuen
with the lightest feathers repeatedly separated; of great comfort
A Naturall and prompt Alacartie,A natural and prompt alacrity Oth I.iii.230
I finde in hardnesse: and do vndertakeI find in hardness; and do undertakehardness (n.)
old form: hardnesse
hardship, adversity, harsh situation
Oth I.iii.231
This present Warres against the Ottamites.This present war against the Ottomites. Oth I.iii.232
Most humbly therefore bending to your State,Most humbly, therefore, bending to your state,bend (v.)give way, bow, submitOth I.iii.233
state (n.)status, rank, position
I craue fit disposition for my Wife,I crave fit disposition for my wife,disposition (n.)arrangement, care, managementOth I.iii.234
crave (v.)
old form: craue
beg, entreat, request
Due reference of Place, and Exhibition,Due reference of place and exhibition,exhibition (n.)allowance, pension, maintenanceOth I.iii.235
place (n.)position, post, office, rank
reference (n.)[unclear meaning] designation, appointment, assignment
With such Accomodation and besortWith such accommodation and besortbesort (n.)retinue, entourage, suitable companyOth I.iii.236
As leuels with her breeding.As levels with her breeding.level with (v.)
old form: leuels
fit, suit, be in keeping with
Oth I.iii.237.1
Duke. DUKE 
If you please, Oth I.iii.237.2
Why at her Fathers?Be't at her father's. Oth I.iii.238.1
Bra. BRABANTIO 
I will not haue it so.I'll not have it so. Oth I.iii.238.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
Nor I.Nor I. Oth I.iii.239.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
Nor would I there recide,Nor I: I would not there reside Oth I.iii.239.2
To put my Father in impatient thoughtsTo put my father in impatient thoughts Oth I.iii.240
By being in his eye. Most Grcaious Duke,By being in his eye. Most gracious Duke, Oth I.iii.241
To my vnfolding, lend your prosperous eare,To my unfolding lend your prosperous ear,prosperous (adj.)favourable, sympathetic, well-disposedOth I.iii.242
unfolding (n.)
old form: vnfolding
exposition, proposal, proposition
And let me finde a Charter in your voiceAnd let me find a charter in your voicecharter (n.)pledge, permission, assuranceOth I.iii.243
T'assist my simplenesse.T' assist my simpleness.simpleness (n.)
old form: simplenesse
integrity, honesty, honour
Oth I.iii.244.1
Duke. DUKE 
What would you Desdemona?What would you? Speak. Oth I.iii.244.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
That I loue the Moore, to liue with him,That I did love the Moor to live with him, Oth I.iii.245
My downe-right violence, and storme of Fortunes,My downright violence and storm of fortunesdownright (adj.)
old form: downe-right
plain, ordinary, straightforward
Oth I.iii.246
May trumpet to the world. My heart's subdu'dMay trumpet to the world. My heart's subduedsubdued (adj.)
old form: subdu'd
overcome, overwhelmed, subjugated
Oth I.iii.247
Euen to the very quality of my Lord;Even to the very quality of my lord.quality (n.)nature, disposition, characterOth I.iii.248
I saw Othello's visage in his mind,I saw Othello's visage in his mindvisage (n.)face, countenanceOth I.iii.249
And to his Honours and his valiant parts,And to his honour and his valiant partspart (n.)quality, attribute, gift, accomplishment [of mind or body]Oth I.iii.250
Did I my soule and Fortunes consecrate.Did I my soul and fortunes consecrate. Oth I.iii.251
So that (deere Lords) if I be left behindSo that, dear lords, if I be left behind Oth I.iii.252
A Moth of Peace, and he go to the Warre,A moth of peace, and he go to the war, Oth I.iii.253
The Rites for why I loue him, are bereft me:The rites for which I love him are bereft me,bereave (v.)take away [from], deprive, deny, robOth I.iii.254
for why (conj.)for which
And I a heauie interim shall supportAnd I a heavy interim shall supportheavy (adj.)
old form: heauie
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
Oth I.iii.255
By his deere absence. Let me go with him.By his dear absence. Let me go with him.dear (adj.)
old form: deere
dire, grievous, hard
Oth I.iii.256
support (v.)endure, bear, sustain
Othe. OTHELLO 
Let her haue your voice.Let her have your voice.voice (n.)support, approval, good wordOth I.iii.257
Vouch with me Heauen, I therefore beg it notVouch with me, heaven, I therefore beg it not Oth I.iii.258
To please the pallate of my Appetite:To please the palate of my appetite, Oth I.iii.259
Nor to comply with heat the yong affectsNor to comply with heat – the young affectsaffect (n.)desire, passion, appetiteOth I.iii.260
comply (v.)satisfy, fulfil, accomplish
In my defunct, and proper satisfaction.In me defunct – and proper satisfaction; Oth I.iii.261
But to be free, and bounteous to her minde:But to be free and bounteous to her mind. Oth I.iii.262
And Heauen defend your good soules, that you thinkeAnd heaven defend your good souls that you thinkdefend (v.)forbid, prohibitOth I.iii.263
I will your serious and great businesse scantI will your serious and great business scantscant (v.)neglect, stint, withholdOth I.iii.264
When she is with me. No, when light wing'd ToyesFor she is with me. No, when light-winged toystoy (n.)
old form: Toyes
fancy, fantastic thought
Oth I.iii.265
Of feather'd Cupid, seele with wanton dulnesseOf feathered Cupid seel with wanton dullnessCupid (n.)[pron: 'kyoopid] Roman god of love, son of Venus and Mercury; a winged, blindfolded boy with curved bow and arrowsOth I.iii.266
dullness, dulness (adv.)
old form: dulnesse
sleepiness, drowsiness, tiredness
wanton (adj.)lascivious, lewd, obscene
seel (v.)
old form: seele
[falconry: sewing up a bird's eyelids, as part of taming] sew up, close up, blind
My speculatiue, and offic'd Instrument:My speculative and officed instruments,instrument (n.)organ, faculty, functioning partOth I.iii.267
officed (adj.)
old form: offic'd
functional, working, serviceable
speculative (adj.)
old form: speculatiue
seeing, observing, capable of vision
That my Disports corrupt, and taint my businesse:That my disports corrupt and taint my business,disport (n.)diversion, pastime, entertainmentOth I.iii.268
Let House-wiues make a Skillet of my Helme,Let housewives make a skillet of my helm,skillet (n.)saucepan, stew-pan, cooking potOth I.iii.269
helm (n.)
old form: Helme
helmet
And all indigne, and base aduersities,And all indign and base adversitiesbase (adj.)poor, wretched, of low qualityOth I.iii.270
indign (adj.)
old form: indigne
unworthy, shameful, dishonourable
Make head against my Estimation.Make head against my estimation!estimation (n.)esteem, respect, reputationOth I.iii.271
head (n.)headway, progress, advance
Duke. DUKE 
Be it as you shall priuately determine,Be it as you shall privately determine, Oth I.iii.272
Either for her stay, or going: th'Affaire cries hast:Either for her stay, or going. Th' affair cries haste,cry (v.)beg, entreat, imploreOth I.iii.273
And speed must answer it. Sen.You must away to night.And speed must answer it. You must hence tonight. Oth I.iii.274
DESDEMONA 
Tonight, my lord? Oth I.iii.275.1
DUKE 
This night. Oth I.iii.275.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
With all my heart.With all my heart. Oth I.iii.275.3
Duke. DUKE 
At nine i'th'morning, here wee'l meete againe.At nine i'th' morning, here we'll meet again. Oth I.iii.276
Othello, leaue some Officer behindOthello, leave some officer behind, Oth I.iii.277
And he shall our Commission bring to you:And he shall our commission bring to you, Oth I.iii.278
And such things else of qualitie and respectWith such things else of quality and respectquality (n.)
old form: qualitie
importance, special significance
Oth I.iii.279
respect (n.)relevance, pertinence; or: position
As doth import you.As doth import you. Oth I.iii.280.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
So please your Grace, my Ancient,So please your grace, my Ancient. Oth I.iii.280.2
A man he is of honesty and trust:A man he is of honesty and trust: Oth I.iii.281
To his conueyance I assigne my wife,To his conveyance I assign my wife,conveyance (n.)
old form: conueyance
escort, conduct, convoy
Oth I.iii.282
With what else needfull, your good Grace shall thinkWith what else needful your good grace shall think Oth I.iii.283
To be sent after me.To be sent after me. Oth I.iii.284.1
Duke. DUKE 
Let it be so:Let it be so. Oth I.iii.284.2
Good night to euery one. And Noble Signior,Good night to everyone. And, noble signor, Oth I.iii.285
If Vertue no delighted Beautie lacke,If virtue no delighted beauty lack,delighted (adj.)delightful, joyful, pleasingOth I.iii.286
Your Son-in-law is farre more Faire then Blacke.Your son-in-law is far more fair than black. Oth I.iii.287
Sen. FIRST SENATOR 
Adieu braue Moore, vse Desdemona well.Adieu, brave Moor: use Desdemona well.brave (adj.)
old form: braue
noble, worthy, excellent
Oth I.iii.288
Bra. BRABANTIO 
Looke to her (Moore) if thou hast eies to see:Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see. Oth I.iii.289
She ha's deceiu'd her Father, and may thee. Exit.She has deceived her father, and may thee. Oth I.iii.290
Ot-he. OTHELLO 
My life vpon her faith.My life upon her faith! Oth I.iii.291.1
Exeunt Duke, Senators, and attendants Oth I.iii.291
Honest Iago,Honest Iago, Oth I.iii.291.2
My Desdemona must I leaue to thee:My Desdemona must I leave to thee. Oth I.iii.292
I prythee let thy wife attend on her,I prithee let thy wife attend on her,attend (v.)accompany, follow closely, go withOth I.iii.293
And bring them after in the best aduantage.And bring them after in the best advantage.advantage (n.)
old form: aduantage
right moment, favourable opportunity
Oth I.iii.294
Come Desdemona, I haue but an houreCome, Desdemona, I have but an hour Oth I.iii.295
Of Loue, of wordly matter, and directionOf love, of worldly matters and directiondirection (n.)instruction, guidance, counselOth I.iii.296
To spend with thee. We must obey the the time. To spend with thee. We must obey the time. Oth I.iii.297
Exit.Exeunt Othello and Desdemona Oth I.iii.297
Rod. RODERIGO 
Iago.Iago. Oth I.iii.298
Iago. IAGO 
What saist thou Noble heart?What say'st thou, noble heart? Oth I.iii.299
Rod. RODERIGO 
What will I do, think'st thou?What will I do, think'st thou? Oth I.iii.300
Iago. IAGO 
Why go to bed and sleepe.Why, go to bed and sleep. Oth I.iii.301
Rod. RODERIGO 
I will incontinently drowne my selfe.I will incontinently drown myself.incontinently (adv.)immediately, at once, forthwithOth I.iii.302
Iago. IAGO 
If thou do'st, I shall neuer loue thee after. Why thou If thou dost, I shall never love thee after. Why, thou Oth I.iii.303
silly Gentleman?silly gentleman! Oth I.iii.304
Rod. RODERIGO 
It is sillynesse to liue, when to liue is torment:It is silliness to live, when to live is torment; Oth I.iii.305
and then haue we a prescription to dye, when death isand then we have a prescription to die, when death is Oth I.iii.306
our Physition.our physician. Oth I.iii.307
Iago. IAGO 
Oh villanous: I haue look'd vpon the world for foureO villainous! I have looked upon the world for four Oth I.iii.308
times seuen yeares, and since I could distinguish betwixttimes seven years, and since I could distinguish betwixt Oth I.iii.309
a Benefit, and an Iniurie: I neuer found man that knewa benefit and an injury, I never found a man that knew Oth I.iii.310
how to loue himselfe. Ere I would say, I would drownehow to love himself. Ere I would say I would drown Oth I.iii.311
my selfe for the loue of a Gynney Hen, I would change mymyself for the love of a guinea-hen, I would change myguinea-hen (n.)
old form: Gynney Hen
trollop, courtesan, prostitute
Oth I.iii.312
Humanity with a Baboone.humanity with a baboon. Oth I.iii.313
Rod. RODERIGO 
What should I do? I confesse it is my shame toWhat should I do? I confess it is my shame to Oth I.iii.314
be so fond, but it is not in my vertue to amend it.be so fond, but it is not in my virtue to amend it.fond (adj.)infatuated, doting, passionateOth I.iii.315
Iago. IAGO 
Vertue? A figge, 'tis in our selues that we are thus, orVirtue? A fig! 'Tis in ourselves that we are thus, or Oth I.iii.316
thus. Our Bodies are our Gardens, to the which, our Willsthus. Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills Oth I.iii.317
are Gardiners. So that if we will plant Nettels, or soweare gardeners. So that if we will plant nettles or sow Oth I.iii.318
Lettice: Set Hisope, and weede vp Time: Supplie it withlettuce, set hyssop and weed up thyme, supply it with Oth I.iii.319
one gender of Hearbes, or distract it with many: either toone gender of herbs or distract it with many, either todistract (v.)divide, separate, draw apartOth I.iii.320
gender (n.)kind, sort, type
haue it sterrill with idlenesse, or manured with Industry,have it sterile with idleness or manured with industry, Oth I.iii.321
why the power, and Corrigeable authoritie of this lieswhy the power and corrigible authority of this liesauthority (n.)
old form: authoritie
dominion, influence
Oth I.iii.322
corrigible (adj.)
old form: Corrigeable
corrective, controlling, disciplinary
in our Wills. If the braine of our liues had not one Scalein our wills. If the beam of our lives had not one scalebeam (n.)balance, scales, counterpoiseOth I.iii.323
of Reason, to poize another of Sensualitie, the blood, andof reason to poise another of sensuality, the blood andblood (n.)passion, feeling, strong emotion [especially sexual]Oth I.iii.324
poise (v.)
old form: poize
balance, weigh, make even
basenesse of our Natures would conduct vs to most baseness of our natures would conduct us to most Oth I.iii.325
prepostrous Conclusions. But we haue Reason to coolepreposterous conclusions. But we have reason to coolconclusion (n.)outcome, upshot, final resultOth I.iii.326
preposterous (adj.)
old form: prepostrous
contrary to the natural order, monstrous, perverted
our raging Motions, our carnall Stings, or vnbitted Lusts:our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts:motion (n.)inner movement, inward prompting, natural impulse, imaginingOth I.iii.327
sting (n.)urging of lust, inflaming of passion
raging (adj.)roving, wanton, riotous
unbitted (adj.)
old form: vnbitted
unbridled, unrestrained, compelling
whereof I take this, that you call Loue, to be a Sect, orwhereof I take this, that you call love, to be a sect orsect (n.)cutting, offshoot, branchOth I.iii.328
Seyen.scion.scion (n.)
old form: Seyen
shoot, graft, limb
Oth I.iii.329
Rod. RODERIGO 
It cannot be.It cannot be. Oth I.iii.330
Iago.IAGO 
It is meerly a Lust of the blood, and a permission ofIt is merely a lust of the blood and a permission ofmerely (adv.)
old form: meerly
only, nothing more than
Oth I.iii.331
the will. Come, be a man: drowne thy selfe? Drown Cats,the will. Come, be a man. Drown thyself? Drown cats Oth I.iii.332
and blind Puppies. I haue profest me thy Friend, andand blind puppies. I have professed me thy friend, and Oth I.iii.333
I confesse me knit to thy deseruing, with Cables of perdurableI confess me knit to thy deserving with cables of perdurableperdurable (adj.)everlasting, long-lasting, enduringOth I.iii.334
toughnesse. I could neuer better steed thee thentoughness. I could never better stead thee thanstead (v.)
old form: steed
help, assist, benefit
Oth I.iii.335
now. Put Money in thy purse: follow thou the Warres,now. Put money in thy purse. Follow thou these wars; Oth I.iii.336
defeate thy fauour, with an vsurp'd Beard. I say putdefeat thy favour with an usurped beard. I say, putdefeat (v.)
old form: defeate
deface, disfigure, disguise
Oth I.iii.337
favour (n.)
old form: fauour
[facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
usurped (adj.)
old form: vsurp'd
false, counterfeit, disguising
Money in thy purse. It cannot be long that Desdemona shouldmoney in thy purse. It cannot be that Desdemona should Oth I.iii.338
continue her loue to the Moore. Put Money in thylong continue her love to the Moor – put money in thy Oth I.iii.339
purse: nor he his to her. It was a violent Commencement in her,purse – nor he his to her. It was a violent commencement, Oth I.iii.340
and thou shalt see an answerable Sequestration,and thou shalt see an answerable sequestration –answerable (adj.)corresponding, commensurate, proportionateOth I.iii.341
sequestration (n.)separation, cessation, severance
put but Money in thy purse. These Moores are changeableput but money in thy purse. These Moors are changeable Oth I.iii.342
in their wils: fill thy purse with Money. The Foodin their wills – fill thy purse with money. The food Oth I.iii.343
that to him now is as lushious as Locusts, shalbe to him that to him now is as luscious as locusts shall be to himlocust (n.)[unclear meaning] fruit of the carob tree, locust-beanOth I.iii.344
shortly, as bitter as Coloquintida. She must changeshortly as acerbe as the coloquintida. She must changeacerb, acerbe (adj.)bitter, sour, tartOth I.iii.345
coloquintida (n.)bitter-apple, colocynth
change (v.)exchange, trade
for youth: when she is sated with his body she will findfor youth: when she is sated with his body she will find Oth I.iii.346
the errors of her choice. Therefore, put Money in thythe error of her choice. Therefore put money in thy Oth I.iii.347
purse. If thou wilt needs damne thy selfe, do it a morepurse. If thou wilt needs damn thyself, do it a more Oth I.iii.348
delicate way then drowning. Make all the Money thoudelicate way than drowning. Make all the money thoudelicate (adj.)pleasant, delightful, congenialOth I.iii.349
make (v.)raise, acquire, procure
canst: If Sanctimonie, and a fraile vow, betwixt an erringcanst. If sanctimony and a frail vow betwixt an erringerring (adj.)straying, wandering, driftingOth I.iii.350
sanctimony (n.)
old form: Sanctimonie
sacred bond, religious commitment
Barbarian, and super-subtle Venetian be not too hardbarbarian and a super-subtle Venetian not too hardsuper-subtle (adj.)extra-refined, specially delicateOth I.iii.351
for my wits, and all the Tribe of hell, thou shalt enioyfor my wits and all the tribe of hell, thou shalt enjoywits, also five witsfaculties of the mind (common wit, imagination, fantasy, estimation, memory) or body (the five senses)Oth I.iii.352
her: therefore make Money: a pox of drowning thy selfe,her – therefore make money. A pox of drowning thyself!pox (n.)venereal disease; also: plague, or any other disease displaying skin pustulesOth I.iii.353
make (v.)raise, acquire, procure
it is cleane out of the way. Seeke thou rather to be hang'dIt is clean out of the way. Seek thou rather to be hanged Oth I.iii.354
in Compassing thy ioy, then to be drown'd, and goin compassing thy joy than to be drowned and gocompass (v.)accomplish, fulfil, achieve, bring aboutOth I.iii.355
without her.without her. Oth I.iii.356
Rodo. RODERIGO 
Wilt thou be fast to my hopes, if I depend onWilt thou be fast to my hopes, if I depend onfast (adj.)constant, firm, steadfastOth I.iii.357
the issue?the issue?issue (n.)outcome, result, consequence(s)Oth I.iii.358
Iago. IAGO 
Thou art sure of me: Go make Money: I haue toldThou art sure of me. Go make money. I have told Oth I.iii.359
thee often, and I re-tell thee againe, and againe, I hatethee often, and I re-tell thee again and again, I hate Oth I.iii.360
the Moore. My cause is hearted; thine hath no lessethe Moor. My cause is hearted: thine hath no lesshearted (adj.)heartfelt, spirited, full of vigourOth I.iii.361
reason. Let vs be coniunctiue in our reuenge, againstreason. Let us be conjunctive in our revenge againstconjunctive (adj.)
old form: coniunctiue
closely united, intimately joined, allied
Oth I.iii.362
him. If thou canst Cuckold him, thou dost thy selfe ahim. If thou canst cuckold him, thou dost thyself acuckold (v.)[mocking name] dishonour a man by making his wife unfaithfulOth I.iii.363
pleasure, me a sport. There are many Euents in thepleasure, me a sport. There are many events in thesport (n.)recreation, amusement, entertainmentOth I.iii.364
Wombe of Time, which wilbe deliuered. Trauerse, go,womb of time, which will be delivered. Traverse! Go,deliver (v.)
old form: deliuered
be born, bring forth
Oth I.iii.365
traverse (v.)
old form: Trauerse
[unclear meaning] take aim, about turn
prouide thy Money. We will haue more of this to morrow.provide thy money. We will have more of this tomorrow. Oth I.iii.366
Adieu.Adieu. Oth I.iii.367
Rod. RODERIGO 
Where shall we meete i'th'morning?Where shall we meet i'th' morning? Oth I.iii.368
Iago. IAGO 
At my Lodging.At my lodging. Oth I.iii.369
Rod. RODERIGO 
Ile be with thee betimes.I'll be with thee betimes.betimes (adv.)early in the morning, at an early hourOth I.iii.370
Iago. IAGO 
Go too, farewell. Do you heare Rodorigo?Go to; farewell. Do you hear, Roderigo? Oth I.iii.371
RODERIGO 
What say you? Oth I.iii.372
IAGO 
No more of drowning, do you hear? Oth I.iii.373
RODERIGO 
I am changed. Oth I.iii.374
IAGO 
Go to; farewell. Put money enough in your purse. Oth I.iii.375
Rod. RODERIGO 
Ile sell all my Land. I'll sell all my land. Oth I.iii.376
Exit.Exit Oth I.iii.376
Iago. IAGO 
Thus do I euer make my Foole, my purse:Thus do I ever make my fool my purse: Oth I.iii.377
For I mine owne gain'd knowledge should prophaneFor I mine own gained knowledge should profane Oth I.iii.378
IfI would time expend with such Snpe,If I would time expend with such a snipesnipe (n.)[type of bird] dupe, gull, foolOth I.iii.379
But for my Sport, and Profit: I hate the Moore,But for my sport and profit. I hate the Moor,sport (n.)recreation, amusement, entertainmentOth I.iii.380
And it is thought abroad, that 'twixt my sheetsAnd it is thought abroad that 'twixt my sheets Oth I.iii.381
She ha's done my Office. I know not if't be true,He's done my office. I know not if't be trueoffice (n.)task, service, duty, responsibilityOth I.iii.382
But I, for meere suspition in that kinde,But I, for mere suspicion in that kind,mere (adj.)
old form: meere
complete, total, absolute, utter
Oth I.iii.383
Will do, as if for Surety. He holds me well,Will do as if for surety. He holds me well:surety (n.)certainty, factOth I.iii.384
hold (v.)consider, regard, esteem, value [as]
The better shall my purpose worke on him:The better shall my purpose work on him.purpose (n.)intention, aim, planOth I.iii.385
Cassio's a proper man: Let me see now,Cassio's a proper man: let me see now;proper (adj.)good-looking, handsome, comelyOth I.iii.386
To get his Place, and to plume vp my willTo get his place and to plume up my willplume up (v.)
old form: vp
furnish with plumage; put a feather in the cap of
Oth I.iii.387
place (n.)position, post, office, rank
In double Knauery. How? How? Let's see.In double knavery. How? How? Let's see.knavery (n.)
old form: Knauery
treachery, trap, trickery
Oth I.iii.388
After some time, to abuse Othello's eares,After some time, to abuse Othello's ear Oth I.iii.389
That he is too familiar with his wife:That he is too familiar with his wife; Oth I.iii.390
He hath a person, and a smooth disposeHe hath a person and a smooth disposedispose (n.)disposition, manner, bearingOth I.iii.391
To be suspected: fram'd to make women false.To be suspected, framed to make women false.false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithfulOth I.iii.392
The Moore is of a free, and open Nature,The Moor is of a free and open nature, Oth I.iii.393
That thinkes men honest, that but seeme to be so,That thinks men honest that but seem to be so, Oth I.iii.394
And will as tenderly be lead by'th'NoseAnd will as tenderly be led by th' nose Oth I.iii.395
As Asses are:As asses are. Oth I.iii.396
I haue't: it is engendred: Hell, and Night,I have't. It is engendered. Hell and nightengendered (adj.)
old form: engendred
devised, hatched, conceived
Oth I.iii.397
Must bring this monstrous Birth, to the worlds light.Must bring this monstrous birth to the world's light. Oth I.iii.398
Exit Oth I.iii.398
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