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Enter Othello, and Iago.Enter Othello and Iago Oth IV.i.1
Iago. IAGO 
Will you thinke so?Will you think so? Oth IV.i.1.1
Oth. OTHELLO 
Thinke so, Iago?Think so, Iago? Oth IV.i.1.2
Iago. IAGO 
What,What! Oth IV.i.1.3
to kisse in priuate?To kiss in private? Oth IV.i.2.1
Oth. OTHELLO 
An vnauthoriz'd kisse?An unauthorized kiss. Oth IV.i.2.2
Iago. IAGO 
Or to be naked with her Friend in bed,Or to be naked with her friend in bed Oth IV.i.3
An houre, or more, not meaning any harme?An hour or more, not meaning any harm? Oth IV.i.4
Oth. OTHELLO 
Naked in bed (Iago) and not meane harme?Naked in bed, Iago, and not mean harm? Oth IV.i.5
It is hypocrisie against the Diuell:It is hypocrisy against the devil. Oth IV.i.6
They that meane vertuously, and yet do so,They that mean virtuously and yet do so, Oth IV.i.7
The Diuell their vertue tempts, and they tempt Heauen.The devil their virtue tempts, and they tempt heaven. Oth IV.i.8
Iago. IAGO 
If they do nothing, 'tis a Veniall slip:So they do nothing, 'tis a venial slip. Oth IV.i.9
But if I giue my wife a Handkerchiefe.But if I give my wife a handkerchief – Oth IV.i.10
Oth. OTHELLO 
What then?What then? Oth IV.i.11
Iago. IAGO 
Why then 'tis hers (my Lord) and being hers,Why, then, 'tis hers, my lord, and being hers, Oth IV.i.12
She may (I thinke) bestow't on any man.She may, I think, bestow't on any man. Oth IV.i.13
Oth. OTHELLO 
She is Protectresse of her honor too:She is protectress of her honour too. Oth IV.i.14
May she giue that?May she give that? Oth IV.i.15
Iago. IAGO 
Her honor is an Essence that's not seene,Her honour is an essence that's not seen: Oth IV.i.16
They haue it very oft, that haue it not.They have it very oft that have it not.oft (adv.)oftenOth IV.i.17
But for the Handkerchiefe.But for the handkerchief – Oth IV.i.18
Othe. OTHELLO 
By heauen, I would most gladly haue forgot it:By heaven, I would most gladly have forgot it! Oth IV.i.19
Thou saidst (oh, it comes ore my memorie,Thou said'st – O, it comes o'er my memorycome over (v.)
old form: ore
overshadow, overwhelm, exercise influence over
Oth IV.i.20
As doth the Rauen o're the infectious house:As doth the raven o'er the infected house, Oth IV.i.21
Boading to all) he had my Handkerchiefe.Boding to all! – he had my handkerchief.boding (adj.)
old form: Boading
ominous, full of foreboding
Oth IV.i.22
Iago. IAGO 
I: what of that?Ay, what of that? Oth IV.i.23.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
That's not so good now.That's not so good now. Oth IV.i.23.2
Iag. IAGO 
WhatWhat Oth IV.i.23.3
if I had said, I had seene him do you wrong?If I had said, I had seen him do you wrong, Oth IV.i.24
Or heard him say (as Knaues be such abroad,Or heard him say – as knaves be such abroad,knave (n.)
old form: Knaues
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
Oth IV.i.25
abroad (adv.)in the outside world, freely at large, elsewhere, everywhere
Who hauing by their owne importunate suit,Who having by their own importunate suitimportunate (adj.)persistent, pressing, insistentOth IV.i.26
suit (n.)formal request, entreaty, petition
Or voluntary dotage of some Mistris,Or voluntary dotage of some mistressvoluntary (adj.)willing, ready, enthusiasticOth IV.i.27
dotage (n.)doting, infatuation, excessive affection
Conuinced or supply'd them, cannot chuseConvinced or supplied them, cannot choosesupply (v.)
old form: supply'd
satisfy, fulfil, gratify [sexually]
Oth IV.i.28
convince (v.)
old form: Conuinced
defeat, overcome, overpower
But they must blab.)But they must blab – Oth IV.i.29.1
Oth. OTHELLO 
Hath he said any thing?Hath he said anything? Oth IV.i.29.2
Iago. IAGO 
He hath (my Lord) but be you well assur'd,He hath, my lord; but be you well assured, Oth IV.i.30
No more then he'le vn-sweare.No more than he'll unswear.unswear (v.)
old form: vn-sweare
abjure, retract, repudiate
Oth IV.i.31.1
Oth. OTHELLO 
What hath he said?What hath he said? Oth IV.i.31.2
Iago. IAGO 
Why, that he did: I know not what he did.Faith, that he did – I know not what he did. Oth IV.i.32
Othe. OTHELLO 
What? What?What? What? Oth IV.i.33
Iago. IAGO 
Lye.Lie – Oth IV.i.34.1
Oth. OTHELLO 
With her?With her? Oth IV.i.34.2
Iago. IAGO 
With her? On her: what you will.With her, on her, what you will. Oth IV.i.34.3
Othe. OTHELLO 
Lye with her? lye on her? We say lye on her,Lie with her! Lie on her? We say lie on her Oth IV.i.35
when they be-lye-her. Lye with her: that's fullsome:when they belie her. Lie with her! Zounds, that's fulsome!fulsome (adj.)
old form: fullsome
distasteful, nauseating, repulsive
Oth IV.i.36
zounds (int.)God's wounds
Handkerchiefe: Confessions: Handkerchiefe. ToHandkerchief – confession – handkerchief! To Oth IV.i.37
confesse, and be hang'd for his labour. First, to be hang'd,confess and be hanged for his labour. First to be hanged Oth IV.i.38
and then to confesse: I tremble at it. Nature would notand then to confess! I tremble at it. Nature would notnature (n.)human natureOth IV.i.39
inuest her selfe in such shadowing passion, without someinvest herself in such shadowing passion without someshadowing (adj.)foreshadowing, ill-boding, darkeningOth IV.i.40
Iustruction. It is not words that shakes me thus, (pish)instruction. It is not words that shake me thus! Pish!instruction (n.)
old form: Iustruction
basis in fact, knowledge, information
Oth IV.i.41
Noses, Eares, and Lippes: is't possible. Confesse?Noses, ears, and lips! Is't possible? – Confess? Oth IV.i.42
Handkerchiefe? O diuell.Handkerchief! O devil! Oth IV.i.43
Falls in a Traunce.He falls Oth IV.i.44
Iago. IAGO 
Worke on,Work on, Oth IV.i.44
My Medicine workes. Thus credulous Fooles are caught,My medicine, work! Thus credulous fools are caught, Oth IV.i.45
And many worthy, and chast Dames euen thus,And many worthy and chaste dames even thus, Oth IV.i.46
(All guiltlesse) meete reproach: what hoa? My Lord?All guiltless, meet reproach. What ho, my lord!reproach (n.)blame, disgrace, shameOth IV.i.47
My Lord, I say: Othello.My lord, I say! Othello! Oth IV.i.48.1
Enter Cassio.Enter Cassio Oth IV.i.48
How now Cassio?How now, Cassio! Oth IV.i.48.2
Cas. CASSIO 
What's the matter?What's the matter? Oth IV.i.49
Iago. IAGO 
My Lord is falne into an Epilepsie,My lord is fallen into an epilepsy. Oth IV.i.50
This is his second Fit: he had one yesterday.This is his second fit: he had one yesterday. Oth IV.i.51
Cas. CASSIO 
Rub him about the Temples.Rub him about the temples. Oth IV.i.52.1
Iago. IAGO 
No, forbear.forbear (v.)stop, cease, desistOth IV.i.52.2
The Lethargie must haue his quyet course:The lethargy must have his quiet course.lethargy (n.)
old form: Lethargie
coma, state of unconsciousness
Oth IV.i.53
course (n.)course of action, way of proceeding
If not, he foames at mouth: and by and byIf not, he foams at mouth; and by and byby and by (adv.)immediately, straightaway, directlyOth IV.i.54
Breakes out to sauage madnesse. Looke, he stirres:Breaks out to savage madness. Look, he stirs. Oth IV.i.55
Do you withdraw your selfe a little while,Do you withdraw yourself a little while: Oth IV.i.56
He will recouer straight: when he is gone,He will recover straight. When he is gone,straight (adv.)straightaway, immediately, at onceOth IV.i.57
I would on great occasion, speake with you.I would on great occasion speak with you.occasion (n.)ground, reason, cause, matterOth IV.i.58
Exit Cassio Oth IV.i.58
How is it Generall? Haue you not hurt your head?How is it, General? Have you not hurt your head? Oth IV.i.59
Othe. OTHELLO 
Dost thou mocke me?Dost thou mock me? Oth IV.i.60.1
Iago. IAGO 
I mocke you not, by Heauen:I mock you? No, by heaven! Oth IV.i.60.2
Would you would beare your Fortune like a Man.Would you would bear your fortune like a man! Oth IV.i.61
Othe. OTHELLO 
A Horned man's a Monster, and a Beast.A horned man's a monster and a beast. Oth IV.i.62
Iago. IAGO 
Ther's many a Beast then in a populous Citty,There's many a beast then in a populous city, Oth IV.i.63
And many a ciuill Monster.And many a civil monster.civil (adj.)
old form: ciuill
civilized, cultured, refined
Oth IV.i.64
Othe. OTHELLO 
Did he confesse it?Did he confess it? Oth IV.i.65.1
Iago. IAGO 
Good Sir, be a man:Good sir, be a man. Oth IV.i.65.2
Thinke euery bearded fellow that's but yoak'dThink every bearded fellow that's but yokedyoked (adj.)
old form: yoak'd
joined in marriage, wedded
Oth IV.i.66
May draw with you. There's Millions now aliue,May draw with you. There's millions now alivedraw (v.)carry a burden, drag a loadOth IV.i.67
That nightly lye in those vnproper beds,That nightly lie in those unproper bedsunproper (adj.)
old form: vnproper
not solely one's one, shared with another
Oth IV.i.68
Which they dare sweare peculiar. Your case is better.Which they dare swear peculiar. Your case is better.peculiar (adj.)particular, private, personalOth IV.i.69
Oh, 'tis the spight of hell, the Fiends Arch-mock,O, 'tis the spite of hell, the fiend's arch-mock,spite (n.)
old form: spight
annoyance, vexation, irritation
Oth IV.i.70
arch-mock (n.)chief mockery, main jibe
To lip a wanton in a secure Cowch;To lip a wanton in a secure couch,secure (adj.)carefree, free from anxiety, unguardedOth IV.i.71
lip (v.)kiss
wanton (n.)mistress, paramour, lover
And to suppose her chast. No, let me know,And to suppose her chaste! No, let me know; Oth IV.i.72
And knowing what I am, I know what she shallbe.And knowing what I am, I know what shall be. Oth IV.i.73
Oth. OTHELLO 
Oh, thou art wise: 'tis certaine.O, thou art wise, 'tis certain. Oth IV.i.74.1
Iago. IAGO 
Stand you a while apart,Stand you awhile apart; Oth IV.i.74.2
Confine your selfe but in a patient List,Confine yourself but in a patient list.list (n.)boundary, limit, confinesOth IV.i.75
Whil'st you were heere, o're-whelmed with your griefeWhilst you were here, o'erwhelmed with your grief – Oth IV.i.76
(A passion most resulting such a man)A passion most unsuiting such a man – Oth IV.i.77
Cassio came hither. I shifted him away,Cassio came hither. I shifted him away Oth IV.i.78
And layd good scuses vpon your Extasie,And laid good scuse upon your ecstasy;ecstasy (n.)
old form: Extasie
fit, bout of madness, frenzied behaviour
Oth IV.i.79
scuse (n.)excuse
Bad him anon returne: and heere speake with me,Bade him anon return and here speak with me,anon (adv.)soon, shortly, presentlyOth IV.i.80
The which he promis'd. Do but encaue your selfe,The which he promised. Do but encave yourself,encave (v.)
old form: encaue
hide away, conceal
Oth IV.i.81
And marke the Fleeres, the Gybes, and notable ScornesAnd mark the fleers, the gibes, and notable scornsnotable (adj.)observable, noticeable, perceptibleOth IV.i.82
scorn (n.)
old form: Scornes
mockery, taunt, insult, act of derision
mark (v.)
old form: marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
fleer (n.)
old form: Fleeres
sneer, mockery, jeering
That dwell in euery Region of his face.That dwell in every region of his face. Oth IV.i.83
For I will make him tell the Tale anew;For I will make him tell the tale anew, Oth IV.i.84
Where, how, how oft, how long ago, and whenWhere, how, how oft, how long ago, and whenoft (adv.)oftenOth IV.i.85
He hath, and is againe to cope your wife.He hath, and is again, to cope your wife.cope, cope with (v.)encounter, face, have to do [with], come into contact [with]Oth IV.i.86
I say, but marke his gesture: marry Patience,I say, but mark his gestures. Marry, patience!marry (int.)[exclamation] by MaryOth IV.i.87
but (adv.)merely, only
Or I shall say y'are all in all in Spleene,Or I shall say you are all in all in spleenspleen (n.)
old form: Spleene
temper, spirit, passion [part of the body seen as the source of both gloomy and mirthful emotions]
Oth IV.i.88
And nothing of a man.And nothing of a man. Oth IV.i.89.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
Do'st thou heare, Iago,Dost thou hear, Iago? Oth IV.i.89.2
I will be found most cunning in my Patience:I will be found most cunning in my patience,cunning (adj.)knowledgeable, skilful, cleverOth IV.i.90
But (do'st thou heare) most bloody.But – dost thou hear? – most bloody. Oth IV.i.91.1
Iago. IAGO 
That's not amisse,That's not amiss, Oth IV.i.91.2
But yet keepe time in all: will you withdraw?But yet keep time in all. Will you withdraw?time, keep
old form: keepe
be restrained, keep control
Oth IV.i.92
Othello retires Oth IV.i.92
Now will I question Cassio of Bianca,Now will I question Cassio of Bianca, Oth IV.i.93
A Huswife that by selling her desiresA housewife, that by selling her desireshousewife, huswife (n.)[pron: 'husif] hussy, wanton, minxOth IV.i.94
desire (n.)charm, desirability
Buyes her selfe Bread, and Cloath. It is a CreatureBuys herself bread and clothes. It is a creature Oth IV.i.95
That dotes on Cassio, (as 'tis the Strumpets plagueThat dotes on Cassio – as 'tis the strumpet's plaguestrumpet (n.)harlot, prostitute, whoreOth IV.i.96
To be-guile many, and be be-guil'd by one)To beguile many and be beguiled by one.beguile (v.)
old form: be-guil'd
charm, captivate, bewitch
Oth IV.i.97
He, when he heares of her, cannot restraineHe, when he hears of her, cannot refrain Oth IV.i.98
From the excesse of Laughter. Heere he comes.From the excess of laughter. Here he comes. Oth IV.i.99
Enter Cassio.Enter Cassio Oth IV.i.100
As he shall smile, Othello shall go mad:As he shall smile, Othello shall go mad; Oth IV.i.100
And his vnbookish Ielousie must conserueAnd his unbookish jealousy must construeunbookish (adj.)
old form: vnbookish
ignorant, ill-educated, unlearned
Oth IV.i.101
conster (v.)[Q variant] construe, interpret, read
construe (v.)interpret, take, understand
Poore Cassio's smiles, gestures, and light behauioursPoor Cassio's smiles, gestures, and light behaviour Oth IV.i.102
Quite in the wrong. How do you Lieutenant?Quite in the wrong. How do you now, Lieutenant? Oth IV.i.103
Cas. CASSIO 
The worser, that you giue me the addition,The worser that you give me the additionaddition (n.)title, nameOth IV.i.104
Whose want euen killes me.Whose want even kills me. Oth IV.i.105
Iago. IAGO 
Ply Desdemona well, and you are sure on't:Ply Desdemona well and you are sure on't. Oth IV.i.106
Now, if this Suit lay in Bianca's dowre,Now if this suit lay in Bianca's power,suit (n.)formal request, entreaty, petitionOth IV.i.107
How quickely should you speed?How quickly should you speed!speed (v.)meet with success, prosper, flourishOth IV.i.108.1
Cas. CASSIO 
Alas poore Caitiffe.Alas, poor caitiff!caitiff (n.)[sympathetic or contemptuous] miserable wretch, wretched creatureOth IV.i.108.2
Oth. OTHELLO 
Looke how he laughes already.(aside) Look, how he laughs already! Oth IV.i.109
Iago. IAGO 
I neuer knew woman loue man so.I never knew woman love man so. Oth IV.i.110
Cas. CASSIO 
Alas poore Rogue, I thinke indeed she loues me.Alas, poor rogue! I think i'faith she loves me. Oth IV.i.111
Oth. OTHELLO 
Now he denies it faintly: and laughes it out.(aside) Now he denies it faintly, and laughs it out.faintly (adv.)timidly, half-heartedly, without convictionOth IV.i.112
Iago. IAGO 
Do you heare Cassio?Do you hear, Cassio? Oth IV.i.113
Oth. OTHELLO 
Now he importunes him / To tell it o're:(aside) Now he importunes him to tell it o'er.importune (v.)urge, pressOth IV.i.114
go too, well said, well said.Go to, well said, well said!said, wellwell doneOth IV.i.115
Iago. IAGO 
She giues it out, that you shall marry her.She gives it out that you shall marry her. Oth IV.i.116
Do you intend it?Do you intend it? Oth IV.i.117
Cas. CASSIO 
Ha, ha, ha.Ha, ha, ha! Oth IV.i.118
Oth. OTHELLO 
Do ye triumph, Romaine? do you triumph?(aside) Do you triumph, Roman? Do you triumph? Oth IV.i.119
Cas. CASSIO 
I marry. What? A customer; prythee beare / SomeI marry her! What! A customer! Prithee bear somecustomer (n.)harlot, prostitute, whoreOth IV.i.120
Charitie to my wit, do not thinke it / So vnwholesome. Ha,charity to my wit: do not think it so unwholesome. Ha,wit (n.)intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental abilityOth IV.i.121
unwholesome (adj.)
old form: vnwholesome
impaired, defective, flawed
ha, ha.ha, ha! Oth IV.i.122
Oth. OTHELLO 
So, so, so, so: they laugh, that winnes.(aside) So, so, so, so: they laugh that win. Oth IV.i.123
Iago. IAGO 
Why the cry goes, that you marry her.Faith, the cry goes that you shall marry her.cry (n.)rumour, gossip, common reportOth IV.i.124
Cas. CASSIO 
Prythee say true.Prithee, say true. Oth IV.i.125
Iago.IAGO 
I am a very Villaine else.I am a very villain else. Oth IV.i.126
Oth. OTHELLO 
Haue you scoar'd me? Well.(aside) Have you scored me? Well.score (v.)make a mark for, chalk up a score forOth IV.i.127
Cas. CASSIO 
This is the Monkeys owne giuing out: / She isThis is the monkey's own giving out. She isgiving out (n.)
old form: giuing
suggestion, intimation, utterance
Oth IV.i.128
perswaded I will marry her / Out of her owne loue & persuaded I will marry her out of her own love and Oth IV.i.129
flattery, not out of my promise.flattery, not out of my promise.flattery (n.)pleasing plausibility, gratifying deception, self-delusionOth IV.i.130
Oth. OTHELLO 
Iago becomes me: now he begins the (aside) Iago beckons me. Now he begins thebeckon (v.)make a significant gesture to, signalOth IV.i.131
story.story. Oth IV.i.132
Cassio. CASSIO 
She was heere euen now: she haunts me in eueryShe was here even now. She haunts me in every Oth IV.i.133
place. I was the other day talking on the Sea-banke withplace. I was the other day talking on the sea-bank withsea-bank (n.)
old form: Sea-banke
seashore
Oth IV.i.134
certaine Venetians, and thither comes the Bauble, andcertain Venetians, and thither comes the bauble and, bybauble (n.)toy, playthingOth IV.i.135
falls me thus about my neck.this hand, she falls me thus about my neck. Oth IV.i.136
Oth OTHELLO 
Crying oh deere Cassio, as it were: his(aside) Crying ‘ O dear Cassio!’ as it were. His Oth IV.i.137
iesture imports it.gesture imports it. Oth IV.i.138
Cassio. CASSIO 
So hangs, and lolls, and weepes vpon me: / So shakes,So hangs and lolls and weeps upon me, so haleshale (v.)drag, pull, haulOth IV.i.139
and pulls me. Ha, ha, ha.and pulls me. Ha, ha, ha! Oth IV.i.140
Oth. OTHELLO 
Now he tells how she pluckt him to(aside) Now he tells how she plucked him to Oth IV.i.141
my Chamber: oh, I see that nose of yours, but not thatmy chamber. O, I see that nose of yours, but not that Oth IV.i.142
dogge, I shall throw it to.dog I shall throw it to! Oth IV.i.143
Cassio. CASSIO 
Well, I must leaue her companie.Well, I must leave her company. Oth IV.i.144
Iago. IAGO 
Before me: looke where she comes.Before me! Look where she comes. Oth IV.i.145
Cas. CASSIO 
'Tis such another Fitchew: marry a perfum'd one?'Tis such another fitchew! Marry, a perfumed one!fitchew, fichew, ficho (n.)polecat, skunk; also: prostituteOth IV.i.146
marry (int.)[exclamation] by Mary
Enter Bianca.Enter Bianca Oth IV.i.147
What do you meane by this haunting of me?What do you mean by this haunting of me? Oth IV.i.147
Bian. BIANCA 
Let the diuell, and his dam haunt you: what didLet the devil and his dam haunt you! What did Oth IV.i.148
you meane by that same Handkerchiefe, you gaue me euenyou mean by that same handkerchief you gave me even Oth IV.i.149
now? I was a fine Foole to take it: I must take out thenow? I was a fine fool to take it. I must take out thetake out (v.)copy, imitate, replicateOth IV.i.150
worke? A likely piece of worke, that you should finde it inwork! A likely piece of work, that you should find it inwork (n.)
old form: worke
embroidery, needlework
Oth IV.i.151
your Chamber, and know not who left it there. This is your chamber, and not know who left it there! This is Oth IV.i.152
some Minxes token, & I must take out the worke?some minx's token, and I must take out the work? Oth IV.i.153
There, giue it your Hobbey-horse, wheresoeuer you hadThere, give it your hobby-horse, wheresoever you hadhobby-horse (n.)
old form: Hobbey-horse
harlot, whore, prostitute
Oth IV.i.154
it, Ile take out no worke on't.it. I'll take out no work on't. Oth IV.i.155
Cassio. CASSIO 
How now, my sweete Bianca? How now? How now?How now, my sweet Bianca! How now, how now! Oth IV.i.156
Othe. OTHELLO 
By Heauen, that should be my(aside) By heaven, that should be my Oth IV.i.157
Handkerchiefe.handkerchief! Oth IV.i.158
Bian. BIANCA 
If you'le come to supper to night you may, if youIf you'll come to supper tonight, you may. If you Oth IV.i.159
will not, come when you are next prepar'd for. will not, come when you are next prepared for. Oth IV.i.160
ExitExit Oth IV.i.160
Iago. IAGO 
After her: after her.After her, after her! Oth IV.i.161
Cas. CASSIO 
I must, shee'l rayle in the streets else.Faith I must: she'll rail in the street else.rail (v.)
old form: rayle
rant, rave, be abusive [about]
Oth IV.i.162
Iago. IAGO 
Will you sup there?Will you sup there?sup (v.)have supperOth IV.i.163
Cassio. CASSIO 
Yes, I intend so.Faith, I intend to. Oth IV.i.164
Iago. IAGO 
Well, I may chance to see you: for I would very faine Well, I may chance to see you: for I would very fainfain (adv.)
old form: faine
gladly, willingly
Oth IV.i.165
speake with you.speak with you. Oth IV.i.166
Cas. CASSIO 
Prythee come: will you?Prithee come, will you? Oth IV.i.167
Iago. IAGO 
Go too: say no more.Go to! Say no more. Oth IV.i.168
Exit Cassio Oth IV.i.168
Oth. OTHELLO  
(coming forward) Oth IV.i.169
How shall I murther him, Iago.How shall I murder him, Iago? Oth IV.i.169
Iago. IAGO 
Did you perceiue how he laugh'd at his vice?Did you perceive how he laughed at his vice? Oth IV.i.170
Oth. OTHELLO 
Oh, Iago.O, Iago! Oth IV.i.171
Iago. IAGO 
And did you see the Handkerchiefe?And did you see the handkerchief? Oth IV.i.172
Oth. OTHELLO 
Was that mine?Was that mine? Oth IV.i.173
Iago. IAGO 
Yours by this hand: and to see how he prizes theYours, by this hand! And to see how he prizes theprize (v.)esteem, value, holdOth IV.i.174
foolish woman your wife: she gaue it him, and he hathfoolish woman your wife: she gave it him, and he hath Oth IV.i.175
giu'n it his whore.giv'n it his whore. Oth IV.i.176
Oth. OTHELLO 
I would haue him nine yeeres a killing: / A fineI would have him nine years a-killing! A fine Oth IV.i.177
woman, a faire woman, a sweete woman?woman, a fair woman, a sweet woman! Oth IV.i.178
Iago. IAGO 
Nay, you must forget that.Nay, you must forget that. Oth IV.i.179
Othello. OTHELLO 
I, let her rot and perish, and be damn'dAy, let her rot and perish, and be damned Oth IV.i.180
to night, for she shall not liue. No, my heart is turn'd totonight, for she shall not live! No, my heart is turned to Oth IV.i.181
stone: I strike it, and it hurts my hand. Oh, the worldstone: I strike it, and it hurts my hand. – O, the world Oth IV.i.182
hath not a sweeter Creature: she might lye by anhath not a sweeter creature! She might lie by an Oth IV.i.183
Emperours side, and command him Taskes.emperor's side and command him tasks. Oth IV.i.184
Iago. IAGO 
Nay, that's not your way.Nay, that's not your way. Oth IV.i.185
Othe. OTHELLO 
Hang her, I do but say what she is: so delicateHang her! I do but say what she is: so delicatedelicate (adj.)cunning, ingenious, skilfulOth IV.i.186
with her Needle: an admirable Musitian. Oh she will singwith her needle, an admirable musician! O, she will sing Oth IV.i.187
the Sauagenesse out of a Beare: of so high and plenteousthe savageness out of a bear! Of so high and plenteous Oth IV.i.188
wit, and inuention?wit and invention!invention (n.)
old form: inuention
inventiveness, imagination, creative faculty
Oth IV.i.189
wit (n.)cunning plan, ingenious design
Iago. IAGO 
She's the worse for all this.She's the worse for all this. Oth IV.i.190
Othe. OTHELLO 
Oh, a thousand, a thousand times: / And then of O, a thousand, thousand times! – And then of Oth IV.i.191
so gentle a condition?so gentle a condition!gentle (adj.)soft, tender, kindOth IV.i.192
condition (n.)position, social rank, station
Iago. IAGO 
I too gentle.Ay, too gentle. Oth IV.i.193
Othe.OTHELLO 
Nay that's certaine: / But yet the pitty of it, Iago:Nay, that's certain – but yet the pity of it, Iago! Oth IV.i.194
oh Iago, the pitty of it Iago.O, Iago, the pity of it, Iago! Oth IV.i.195
Iago. IAGO 
If you are so fond ouer her iniquitie: giue her pattentIf you are so fond over her iniquity, give her patentpatent (n.)
old form: pattent
carte blanche, formal permission
Oth IV.i.196
fond (adj.)foolish, trifling, frivolous
to offend, for if it touch not you, it comes neereto offend, for if it touch not you, it comes neartouch (v.)wound, hurt, injureOth IV.i.197
no body.nobody. Oth IV.i.198
Oth. OTHELLO 
I will chop her into Messes: Cuckold me?I will chop her into messes! Cuckold me!mess (n.)serving of food, dishOth IV.i.199
cuckold (v.)[mocking name] dishonour a man by making his wife unfaithful
Iago. IAGO 
Oh, 'tis foule in her.O, 'tis foul in her! Oth IV.i.200
Oth. OTHELLO 
With mine Officer?With mine officer! Oth IV.i.201
Iago. IAGO 
That's fouler.That's fouler. Oth IV.i.202
Othe.OTHELLO 
Get me some poyson, Iago, this night. Ile notGet me some poison, Iago, this night. I'll not Oth IV.i.203
expostulate with her: least her body and beautie vnprouideexpostulate with her, lest her body and beauty unprovideexpostulate (v.)remonstrate, plead, argue at lengthOth IV.i.204
unprovide (v.)
old form: vnprouide
make unready, unequip, unresolve
my mind againe: this night Iago.my mind again – this night, Iago. Oth IV.i.205
Iago. IAGO 
Do it not with poyson, strangle her in her bed, / EuenDo it not with poison; strangle her in her bed, even Oth IV.i.206
the bed she hath contaminated.the bed she hath contaminated. Oth IV.i.207
Oth. OTHELLO 
Good, good: / The Iustice of it pleases: veryGood, good! The justice of it pleases; very Oth IV.i.208
good.good! Oth IV.i.209
Iago. IAGO 
And for Cassio, let me be his vndertaker: / You shallAnd for Cassio, let me be his undertaker. You shallundertaker (n.)
old form: vndertaker
person who takes on a task
Oth IV.i.210
heare more by midnight.hear more by midnight. Oth IV.i.211
Othe. OTHELLO 
Excellent good:Excellent good! Oth IV.i.212.1
Trumpet sounds Oth IV.i.212
What Trumpet is that same?What trumpet is that same? Oth IV.i.212.2
Iago. IAGO 
I warrant something from Venice,I warrant, something from Venice.warrant (v.)assure, promise, guarantee, confirmOth IV.i.213.1
Enter Lodouico, Desdemona, and Attendants.Enter Lodovico, Desdemona, and attendants Oth IV.i.213
'Tis Lodouico, this,'Tis Lodovico, Oth IV.i.213.2
comes from the Duke. / See, your wife's with him.Come from the Duke; and see your wife is with him. Oth IV.i.214
Lodo. LODOVICO 
Saue you worthy Generall.God save you, worthy General! Oth IV.i.215.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
With all my heart Sir.With all my heart, sir. Oth IV.i.215.2
Lod. LODOVICO 
The Duke, and the Senators of Venice greet you.The Duke and Senators of Venice greet you. Oth IV.i.216
He gives him a letter Oth IV.i.217
Othe. OTHELLO 
I kisse the Instrument of their pleasures.I kiss the instrument of their pleasures. Oth IV.i.217
He reads the letter Oth IV.i.218
Des. DESDEMONA 
And what's the newes, good cozen Lodouico?And what's the news, good cousin Lodovico? Oth IV.i.218
Iago. IAGO 
I am very glad to see you Signior:I am very glad to see you, signor: Oth IV.i.219
Welcome to Cyprus.Welcome to Cyprus. Oth IV.i.220
Lod. LODOVICO 
I thanke you: how do's Lieutenant Cassio?I thank you. How does Lieutenant Cassio? Oth IV.i.221
Iago. IAGO 
Liues Sir,Lives, sir. Oth IV.i.222
Des. DESDEMONA 
Cozen, there's falne betweene him, & my Lord,Cousin, there's fallen between him and my lord Oth IV.i.223
An vnkind breach: but you shall make all well.An unkind breach; but you shall make all well. Oth IV.i.224
Othe. OTHELLO 
Are you sure of that?Are you sure of that? Oth IV.i.225
Des. DESDEMONA 
My Lord?My lord? Oth IV.i.226
Othe. OTHELLO 
This faile you not to do, as you will---‘ This fail you not to do, as you will ’ – Oth IV.i.227
Lod. LODOVICO 
He did not call: he's busie in the paper,He did not call: he's busy in the paper. Oth IV.i.228
Is there deuision 'twixt my Lord, and Cassio?Is there division 'twixt my lord and Cassio? Oth IV.i.229
Des. DESDEMONA 
A most vnhappy one: I would do muchA most unhappy one; I would do much Oth IV.i.230
T'attone them, for the loue I beare to Cassio.T' atone them, for the love I bear to Cassio.atone (v.)
old form: attone
unite, join, reconcile
Oth IV.i.231
Oth. OTHELLO 
Fire, and brimestone.Fire and brimstone! Oth IV.i.232
Des. DESDEMONA 
My Lord.My lord? Oth IV.i.233
Oth. OTHELLO 
Are you wise?Are you wise? Oth IV.i.234
Des. DESDEMONA 
What is he angrie?What, is he angry? Oth IV.i.235.1
Lod. LODOVICO 
May be th Letter mou'd him.Maybe the letter moved him. Oth IV.i.235.2
For as I thinke, they do command him home,For, as I think, they do command him home, Oth IV.i.236
Deputing Cassio in his Gouernment.Deputing Cassio in his government. Oth IV.i.237
Des. DESDEMONA 
Trust me, I am glad on't.By my troth, I am glad on't.troth, by myby my truth [exclamation emphasizing an assertion]Oth IV.i.238.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
Indeed?Indeed! Oth IV.i.238.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
My Lord?My lord? Oth IV.i.238.3
Othe. OTHELLO 
I am glad to see you mad.I am glad to see you mad. Oth IV.i.239.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
Why, sweete Othello?Why, sweet Othello! Oth IV.i.239.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
Diuell.Devil! Oth IV.i.240
He strikes her Oth IV.i.241
Des.DESDEMONA 
I haue not deseru'd this.I have not deserved this. Oth IV.i.241
Lod. LODOVICO 
My Lord, this would not be beleeu'd in Venice,My lord, this would not be believed in Venice, Oth IV.i.242
Though I should sweare I saw't. 'Tis very much,Though I should swear I saw't. 'Tis very much. Oth IV.i.243
Make her amends: she weepes.Make her amends; she weeps. Oth IV.i.244.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
Oh diuell, diuell:O devil, devil! Oth IV.i.244.2
If that the Earth could teeme with womans teares,If that the earth could teem with woman's tears,teem (v.)
old form: teeme
be made pregnant, conceive
Oth IV.i.245
Each drop she falls, would proue a Crocodile:Each drop she falls would prove a crocodile.fall (v.)drop, descend, let fallOth IV.i.246
Out of my sight.Out of my sight! Oth IV.i.247.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
I will not stay to offend you.I will not stay to offend you. Oth IV.i.247.2
Lod. LODOVICO 
Truely obedient Lady:Truly an obedient lady. Oth IV.i.248
I do beseech your Lordship call her backe.I do beseech your lordship call her back. Oth IV.i.249
Othe. OTHELLO 
Mistris.Mistress! Oth IV.i.250
Des. DESDEMONA 
My Lord.My lord? Oth IV.i.251
Othe. OTHELLO 
What would you with her, Sir?What would you with her, sir? Oth IV.i.252
Lod. LODOVICO 
Who I, my Lord?Who? I, my lord? Oth IV.i.253
Othe. OTHELLO 
I, you did wish, that I would make her turne:Ay, you did wish that I would make her turn.turn (v.)
old form: turne
return, come back
Oth IV.i.254
Sir, she can turne, and turne: and yet go onSir, she can turn, and turn, and yet go on, Oth IV.i.255
And turne againe. And she can weepe, Sir, weepe.And turn again. And she can weep, sir, weep. Oth IV.i.256
And she's obedient: as you say obedient.And she's obedient; as you say, obedient, Oth IV.i.257
Very obedient: proceed you in your teares.Very obedient – proceed you in your tears – Oth IV.i.258
Concerning this Sir, (oh well-painted passion)Concerning this, sir – O, well-painted passion! –passion (n.)suffering, torment, deep griefOth IV.i.259
I am commanded home: get you away:I am commanded home – get you away! Oth IV.i.260
Ile send for you anon. Sir I obey the Mandate,I'll send for you anon. – Sir, I obey the mandate,anon (adv.)soon, shortly, presentlyOth IV.i.261
And will returne to Venice. Hence, auaunt:And will return to Venice. – Hence, avaunt!avaunt (int.)
old form: auaunt
begone, go away, be off
Oth IV.i.262
Exit Desdemona Oth IV.i.262
Cassio shall haue my Place. And Sir, to nightCassio shall have my place. And sir, tonightplace (n.)position, post, office, rankOth IV.i.263
I do entreat, that we may sup together.I do entreat that we may sup together.sup (v.)have supperOth IV.i.264
You are welcome Sir to Cyprus. / Goates, and Monkeys. You are welcome, sir, to Cyprus. Goats and monkeys! Oth IV.i.265
Exit.Exit Oth IV.i.265
Lod. LODOVICO 
Is this the Noble Moore, whom our full SenateIs this the noble Moor, whom our full senate Oth IV.i.266
Call all in all sufficient? Is this the NatureCall all-in-all sufficient? Is this the naturesufficient (adj.)able, capable, competentOth IV.i.267
Whom Passion could not shake? Whose solid vertueWhom passion could not shake? Whose solid virtue Oth IV.i.268
The shot of Accident, nor dart of ChanceThe shot of accident nor dart of chancedart (n.)arrow; or: light spearOth IV.i.269
accident (n.)chance, fortune, fate
Could neither graze, nor pierce?Could neither graze nor pierce? Oth IV.i.270.1
Iago. IAGO 
He is much chang'd.He is much changed. Oth IV.i.270.2
Lod. LODOVICO 
Are his wits safe? Is he not light of Braine?Are his wits safe? Is he not light of brain?wits, also five witsfaculties of the mind (common wit, imagination, fantasy, estimation, memory) or body (the five senses)Oth IV.i.271
Iago. IAGO 
He's that he is: I may not breath my censure.He's that he is: I may not breathe my censurebreathe (v.)
old form: breath
speak, utter, talk
Oth IV.i.272
censure (n.)assessment, opinion, judgement, criticism
What he might be: if what he might, he is not,What he might be. If what he might he is not, Oth IV.i.273
I would to heauen he were.I would to heaven he were. Oth IV.i.274.1
Lod. LODOVICO 
What? Strike his wife?What! Strike his wife! Oth IV.i.274.2
Iago.IAGO 
'Faith that was not so well: yet would I knewFaith, that was not so well: yet would I knew Oth IV.i.275
That stroke would proue the worst.That stroke would prove the worst! Oth IV.i.276.1
Lod. LODOVICO 
Is it his vse?Is it his use?use (n.)usual practice, habit, customOth IV.i.276.2
Or did the Letters, worke vpon his blood,Or did the letters work upon his blood Oth IV.i.277
And new create his fault?And new-create this fault? Oth IV.i.278.1
Iago. IAGO 
Alas, alas:Alas, alas! Oth IV.i.278.2
It is not honestie in me to speakeIt is not honesty in me to speak Oth IV.i.279
What I haue seene, and knowne. You shall obserue him,What I have seen and known. You shall observe him, Oth IV.i.280
And his owne courses will deonte him so,And his own courses will denote him so,denote (v.)
old form: deonte
portray, depict, represent
Oth IV.i.281
course (n.)habit, custom, practise, normal procedure
That I may saue my speech: do but go afterThat I may save my speech. Do but go after, Oth IV.i.282
And marke how he continues.And mark how he continues.mark (v.)
old form: marke
note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
Oth IV.i.283
Lod. LODOVICO 
I am sorry that I am deceiu'd in him. I am sorry that I am deceived in him. Oth IV.i.284
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