Othello
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Enter Othello, and Amilia.Enter Othello and Emilia Oth IV.ii.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
You haue seene nothing then?You have seen nothing then? Oth IV.ii.1
Amil. EMILIA 
Nor euer heard: nor euer did suspect.Nor ever heard, nor ever did suspect. Oth IV.ii.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
Yes, you haue seene Cassio, and she together.Yes, you have seen Cassio and she together. Oth IV.ii.3
Ami. EMILIA 
But then I saw no harme: and then I heard,But then I saw no harm; and then I heard Oth IV.ii.4
Each syllable that breath made vp betweene them.Each syllable that breath made up between them. Oth IV.ii.5
Othe. OTHELLO 
What? Did they neuer whisper?What! Did they never whisper? Oth IV.ii.6.1
Amil. EMILIA 
Neuer my Lord.Never, my lord. Oth IV.ii.6.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
Nor send you out o'th'way?Nor send you out o'th' way? Oth IV.ii.7.1
Amil. EMILIA 
Neuer.Never. Oth IV.ii.7.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
To fetch her Fan, her Gloues, her Mask, nor no thing?To fetch her fan, her gloves, her mask, nor nothing? Oth IV.ii.8
Amil. EMILIA 
Neuer my Lord.Never, my lord. Oth IV.ii.9
Othe: OTHELLO 
That's strange.That's strange. Oth IV.ii.10
Amil. EMILIA 
I durst (my Lord) to wager, she is honest:I durst, my lord, to wager she is honest,honest (adj.)chaste, pure, virtuousOth IV.ii.11
Lay downe my Soule at stake: If you thinke other,Lay down my soul at stake. If you think other, Oth IV.ii.12
Remoue your thought. It doth abuse your bosome:Remove your thought: it doth abuse your bosom.bosom (n.)
old form: bosome
heart, inner person
Oth IV.ii.13
abuse (v.)demean, do wrong to, dishonour
If any wretch haue put this in your head,If any wretch have put this in your head, Oth IV.ii.14
Let Heauen requit it with the Serpents curse,Let heaven requite it with the serpent's curse!requite (v.), past forms requit, requited
old form: requit
avenge, pay back, take vengeance on
Oth IV.ii.15
For if she be not honest, chaste, and true,For if she be not honest, chaste, and true, Oth IV.ii.16
There's no man happy. The purest of their WiuesThere's no man happy. The purest of their wives Oth IV.ii.17
Is foule as Slander.Is foul as slander. Oth IV.ii.18.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
Bid her come hither: go. Bid her come hither: go! Oth IV.ii.18.2
Exit Amilia.Exit Emilia Oth IV.ii.18
She saies enough: yet she's a simple BaudShe says enough; yet she's a simple bawdsimple (adj.)foolish, silly, stupidOth IV.ii.19
bawd (n.)
old form: Baud
pimp, procurer, pander, go-between
That cannot say as much. This is a subtile Whore:That cannot say as much. This is a subtle whore, Oth IV.ii.20
A Closset Locke and Key of Villanous Secrets,A closet lock and key of villainous secrets;closet (n.)
old form: Closset
private chamber, study, own room
Oth IV.ii.21
And yet she'le kneele, and pray: I haue seene her do't.And yet she'll kneel and pray – I have seen her do't. Oth IV.ii.22
Enter Desdemona, and Amilia.Enter Desdemona and Emilia Oth IV.ii.23
Des. DESDEMONA 
My Lord, what is your will?My lord, what is your will? Oth IV.ii.23.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
Pray you Chucke come hither.Pray, chuck, come hither.chuck (n.)chicken, chick [usually as a term of endearment]Oth IV.ii.23.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
What is your pleasure?What is your pleasure? Oth IV.ii.24.1
Oth. OTHELLO 
Let me see your eyes:Let me see your eyes. Oth IV.ii.24.2
looke in my face.Look in my face. Oth IV.ii.25.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
What horrible Fancie's this?What horrible fancy's this?fancy (n.)imagining, flight of fancy, fanciful thoughtOth IV.ii.25.2
Othe. OTHELLO  
(to Emilia) Oth IV.ii.26.1
Some of your Function Mistris:Some of your function, mistress.function (n.)office, occupation, callingOth IV.ii.26
Leaue Procreants alone, and shut the doore:Leave procreants alone and shut the door.procreant (n.)person engaged in procreation, copulatorOth IV.ii.27
Cough, or cry hem; if any bodycome:Cough or cry ‘ hem ’ if anybody come. Oth IV.ii.28
Your Mystery, your Mystery: May dispatch. Your mystery, your mystery! Nay, dispatch!mystery (n.)trade, office, occupationOth IV.ii.29
dispatch, despatch (v.)hurry up, be quick
Exit Ami.Exit Emilia Oth IV.ii.29
Des. DESDEMONA 
Vpon my knee, what doth your speech import?Upon my knees, what doth your speech import?import (v.)signify, mean, suggestOth IV.ii.30
I vnderstand a Fury in your words.I understand a fury in your words, Oth IV.ii.31
But not the words. Oth IV.ii.32.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
Why? What art thou?Why, what art thou? Oth IV.ii.32.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
Your wife my Lord: your true and loyall wife.Your wife, my lord; your true and loyal wife. Oth IV.ii.33
Othello. OTHELLO 
Come sweare it: damne thy selfe,Come, swear it; damn thyself; Oth IV.ii.34
least being like one of Heauen, the diuells themselues Lest being like one of heaven, the devils themselves Oth IV.ii.35
should feare to ceaze thee. Therefore be double damn'd: Should fear to seize thee. Therefore be double-damned: Oth IV.ii.36
sweare thou art honest.Swear thou art honest. Oth IV.ii.37.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
Heauen doth truely know it.Heaven doth truly know it. Oth IV.ii.37.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
Heauen truely knowes, that thou art false as hell.Heaven truly knows that thou art false as hell.false (adj.)disloyal, faithless, inconstant, unfaithfulOth IV.ii.38
Des. DESDEMONA 
To whom my Lord? / With whom? How am I false?To whom, my lord? With whom? How am I false? Oth IV.ii.39
Othe. OTHELLO 
Ah Desdemon, away, away, away.Ah, Desdemon! Away, away, away! Oth IV.ii.40
Des. DESDEMONA 
Alas the heauy day: why do you weepe?Alas, the heavy day! Why do you weep?heavy (adj.)
old form: heauy
sorrowful, sad, gloomy
Oth IV.ii.41
Am I the motiue of these teares my Lord?Am I the motive of these tears my lord?motive (n.)
old form: motiue
cause, mover, instigator
Oth IV.ii.42
If happely you my Father do suspect,If haply you my father do suspecthaply (adv.)
old form: happely
perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
Oth IV.ii.43
An Instrument of this your calling backe,An instrument of this your calling back, Oth IV.ii.44
Lay not your blame on me: if you haue lost him,Lay not your blame on me. If you have lost him, Oth IV.ii.45
I haue lost him too.I have lost him too. Oth IV.ii.46.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
Had it pleas'd Heauen,Had it pleased heaven Oth IV.ii.46.2
To try me with Affliction, had they rain'dTo try me with affliction, had they rained Oth IV.ii.47
All kind of Sores, and Shames on my bare-head:All kinds of sores and shames on my bare head, Oth IV.ii.48
Steep'd me in pouertie to the very lippes.Steeped me in poverty to the very lips, Oth IV.ii.49
Giuen to Captiuitie, me, and my vtmost hopes,Given to captivity me and my utmost hopes, Oth IV.ii.50
I should haue found in some place of my SouleI should have found in some place of my soul Oth IV.ii.51
A drop of patience. But alas, to make meA drop of patience. But alas, to make me Oth IV.ii.52
The fixed Figure for the time of Scorne,A fixed figure for the time of scorn Oth IV.ii.53
To point his slow, and mouing finger at.To point his slow unmoving finger at! Oth IV.ii.54
Yet could I beare that too, well, very well:Yet could I bear that too, well, very well: Oth IV.ii.55
But there where I haue garnerd vp my heart,But there where I have garnered up my heart,garner (v.)
old form: garnerd
store up, lay up, deposit
Oth IV.ii.56
Where either I must liue, or beare no life,Where either I must live, or bear no life, Oth IV.ii.57
The Fountaine from the which my currant runnes,The fountain from the which my current runs,fountain (n.)
old form: Fountaine
spring, source, well
Oth IV.ii.58
Or else dries vp: to be discarded thence,Or else dries up – to be discarded thence Oth IV.ii.59
Or keepe it as a Cesterne, for foule ToadesOr keep it as a cistern for foul toadscestern, cesterne (n.)variant spelling of ‘cistern’ [= water receptacle, vessel, reservoir]Oth IV.ii.60
To knot and gender in. Turne thy complexion there:To knot and gender in! Turn thy complexion there,knot (v.)gather together, assemble, congregateOth IV.ii.61
gender (v.)copulate, beget, engender
complexion (n.)appearance, look, colouring
Patience, thou young and Rose-lip'd Cherubin,Patience, thou young and rose-lipped cherubin,cherubin (n.)celestial being, heavenly beautyOth IV.ii.62
I heere looke grim as hell.Ay, there look grim as hell! Oth IV.ii.63
Des. DESDEMONA 
I hope my Noble Lord esteemes me honest.I hope my noble lord esteems me honest. Oth IV.ii.64
Othe. OTHELLO 
Oh I, as Sommer Flyes are in the Shambles,O, ay! As summer flies are in the shambles,shambles (n.)meat-market, slaughter-houseOth IV.ii.65
That quicken euen with blowing. Oh thou weed:That quicken even with blowing, O, thou weed,quicken (v.)receive life, be conceivedOth IV.ii.66
blow (v.)deposit eggs [in], pollute, contaminate
Who art so louely faire, and smell'st so sweete,Who art so lovely fair, and smell'st so sweet Oth IV.ii.67
That the Sense akes at thee, / Would thou had'st neuer bin borne.That the sense aches at thee, would thou hadst ne'er been born! Oth IV.ii.68
Des. DESDEMONA 
Alas, what ignorant sin haue I committed?Alas, what ignorant sin have I committed? Oth IV.ii.69
Othe. OTHELLO 
Was this faire Paper? This most goodly BookeWas this fair paper, this most goodly book, Oth IV.ii.70
Made to write Whore vpon? What commited,Made to write ‘ whore ’ upon? What committed! Oth IV.ii.71
Committed? Oh, thou publicke Commoner,Committed? O, thou public commoner!commoner (n.)whore, harlot, prostituteOth IV.ii.72
I should make very Forges of my cheekes,I should make very forges of my cheeks,very (adj.)[intensifying] thorough-going, absoluteOth IV.ii.73
That would to Cynders burne vp Modestie,That would to cinders burn up modesty, Oth IV.ii.74
Did I but speake thy deedes. What commited?Did I but speak thy deeds. What committed? Oth IV.ii.75
Heauen stoppes the Nose at it, and the Moone winks:Heaven stops the nose at it, and the moon winks;wink (v.)shut one's eyesOth IV.ii.76
The baudy winde that kisses all it meetes,The bawdy wind, that kisses all it meets, Oth IV.ii.77
Is hush'd within the hollow Myne of EarthIs hushed within the hollow mine of earth Oth IV.ii.78
And will not hear't. What commited?And will not hear it. What committed? Oth IV.ii.79
Impudent strumpet!strumpet (n.)harlot, prostitute, whoreOth IV.ii.80.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
By Heauen you do me wrong.By heaven, you do me wrong. Oth IV.ii.80.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
Are not you a Strumpet?Are you not a strumpet? Oth IV.ii.81.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
No, as I am a Christian.No, as I am a Christian. Oth IV.ii.81.2
If to preserue this vessell for my Lord,If to preserve this vessel for my lordvessel (n.)
old form: vessell
body, frame
Oth IV.ii.82
From any other foule vnlawfull touchFrom any other foul unlawful touch, Oth IV.ii.83
Be not to be a Strumpet, I am none.Be not to be a strumpet, I am none. Oth IV.ii.84
Othe. OTHELLO 
What, not a Whore?What! Not a whore? Oth IV.ii.85.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
No, as I shall be sau'd.No, as I shall be saved. Oth IV.ii.85.2
Othe. OTHELLO 
Is't possible?Is't possible? Oth IV.ii.86
Des. DESDEMONA 
Oh Heauen forgiue vs.O, heaven forgive us! Oth IV.ii.87.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
I cry you mercy then.I cry you mercy then: Oth IV.ii.87.2
I tooke you for that cunning Whore of Venice,I took you for that cunning whore of Venice Oth IV.ii.88
That married with Othello. You Mistris,That married with Othello. (Calling) You, mistress, Oth IV.ii.89
That haue the office opposite to Saint Peter,That have the office opposite to Saint Peteroffice (n.)role, position, place, functionOth IV.ii.90
And keepes the gate of hell.And keep the gate of hell! Oth IV.ii.91.1
Enter Amilia.Enter Emilia Oth IV.ii.91
You, you: I you.You, you, ay, you! Oth IV.ii.91.2
We haue done our course: there's money for your paines:We have done our course: there's money for your pains.course (n.)bout, engagement, encounterOth IV.ii.92
I pray you turne the key, and keepe our counsaile. I pray you turn the key, and keep our counsel. Oth IV.ii.93
Exit.Exit Oth IV.ii.93
Amil. EMILIA 
Alas, what do's this Gentleman conceiue?Alas, what does this gentleman conceive?conceive (v.)
old form: conceiue
imagine, fancy
Oth IV.ii.94
How do you Madam? how do you my good Lady?How do you, madam? How do you, my good lady? Oth IV.ii.95
Des. DESDEMONA 
Faith, halfe a sleepe.Faith, half asleep. Oth IV.ii.96
Ami. EMILIA 
Good Madam, / What's the matter with my Lord?Good madam, what's the matter with my lord? Oth IV.ii.97
Des. DESDEMONA 
With who?With who? Oth IV.ii.98
Amil. EMILIA 
Why, with my Lord, Madam?Why, with my lord, madam. Oth IV.ii.99
Des. DESDEMONA 
Who is thy Lord?Who is thy lord? Oth IV.ii.100.1
Amil. EMILIA 
He that is yours, sweet Lady.He that is yours, sweet lady. Oth IV.ii.100.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
I haue none: do not talke to me, Amilia,I have none. Do not talk to me, Emilia: Oth IV.ii.101
I cannot weepe: nor answeres haue I none,I cannot weep; nor answer have I none, Oth IV.ii.102
But what should go by water. Prythee to night,But what should go by water. Prithee tonightwater (n.)tearsOth IV.ii.103
Lay on my bed my wedding sheetes, remember,Lay on my bed my wedding sheets, remember, Oth IV.ii.104
And call thy husband hither.And call thy husband hither. Oth IV.ii.105.1
Amil. EMILIA 
Heere's a change indeed. Here's a change indeed! Oth IV.ii.105.2
Exit.Exit Oth IV.ii.105
Des. DESDEMONA 
'Tis meete I should be vs'd so: very meete.'Tis meet I should be used so, very meet.meet (adj.)
old form: meete
fit, suitable, right, proper
Oth IV.ii.106
How haue I bin behau'd, that he might stickeHow have I been behaved, that he might stick Oth IV.ii.107
The small'st opinion on my least misvse?The smallest opinion on my least misuse?misuse (n.)
old form: misvse
misbehaviour, transgression, impropriety
Oth IV.ii.108
opinion (n.)gossip, suspicion, malicious rumour
Enter Iago, and Amilia.Enter Emilia and Iago Oth IV.ii.109
Iago. IAGO 
What is your pleasure Madam? How is't with you?What is your pleasure, madam? How is't with you? Oth IV.ii.109
Des. DESDEMONA 
I cannot tell: those that do teach yong BabesI cannot tell: those that do teach young babes Oth IV.ii.110
Do it with gentle meanes, and easie taskes.Do it with gentle means and easy tasks:gentle (adj.)soft, tender, kindOth IV.ii.111
He might haue chid me so: for in good faithHe might have chid me so, for, in good faith,chide (v.), past form chidscold, rebuke, reproveOth IV.ii.112
I am a Child to chiding.I am a child to chiding.chiding (n.)telling-off, scolding, rebukeOth IV.ii.113.1
Iago. IAGO 
What is the matter Lady?What is the matter, lady? Oth IV.ii.113.2
Amil. EMILIA 
Alas (Iago) my Lord hath so bewhor'd her,Alas, Iago, my lord hath so bewhored her,bewhore (v.)
old form: bewhor'd
call a whore, make a whore of
Oth IV.ii.114
Throwne such dispight, and heauy termes vpon herThrown such despite and heavy terms upon herheavy (adj.)
old form: heauy
grave, serious, weighty
Oth IV.ii.115
despite (n.)
old form: dispight
contempt, scorn, disdain
That true hearts cannot beare it.As true heart cannot bear. Oth IV.ii.116
Des. DESDEMONA 
Am I that name, Iago?Am I that name, Iago? Oth IV.ii.117.1
Iago. IAGO 
What name (faire Lady?)What name, fair lady? Oth IV.ii.117.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
Such as she said my Lord did say I was.Such as she said my lord did say I was. Oth IV.ii.118
Amil. EMILIA 
He call'd her whore: a Begger in his drinke:He called her whore: a beggar in his drink Oth IV.ii.119
Could not haue laid such termes vpon his Callet.Could not have laid such terms upon his callet.callet, callot (n.)slut, drab, harlotOth IV.ii.120
Iago. IAGO 
Why did he so?Why did he so? Oth IV.ii.121
Des. DESDEMONA 
I do not know: I am sure I am none such.I do not know: I am sure I am none such. Oth IV.ii.122
Iago. IAGO 
Do not weepe, do not weepe: alas the day.Do not weep, do not weep. Alas the day! Oth IV.ii.123
Amil. EMILIA 
Hath she forsooke so many Noble Matches?Hath she forsook so many noble matches, Oth IV.ii.124
Her Father? And her Country? And her Friends?Her father, and her country, all her friends, Oth IV.ii.125
To be call'd Whore? Would it not make one weepe?To be called whore? Would it not make one weep? Oth IV.ii.126
Des. DESDEMONA 
It is my wretched Fortune.It is my wretched fortune. Oth IV.ii.127.1
Iago. IAGO 
Beshrew him for't:Beshrew him for't!beshrew, 'shrew (v.)curse, devil take, evil befallOth IV.ii.127.2
How comes this Tricke vpon him?How comes this trick upon him?trick (n.)
old form: Tricke
misconception, delusion, fancy
Oth IV.ii.128.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
Nay, Heauen doth know.Nay, heaven doth know. Oth IV.ii.128.2
Ami. EMILIA 
I will be hang'd, if some eternall Villaine,I will be hanged if some eternal villain, Oth IV.ii.129
Some busie and insinuating Rogue,Some busy and insinuating rogue,insinuating (adj.)ingratiating, fawning, obsequiousOth IV.ii.130
busy (adj.)
old form: busie
interfering, meddlesome, busy-bodying
Some cogging, cozening Slaue, to get some Office,Some cogging, cozening slave, to get some office,office (n.)role, position, place, functionOth IV.ii.131
cozening (adj.)cheating, deceiving, fraudulent
cogging (adj.)deceiving, cheating, double-crossing
Haue not deuis'd this Slander: I will be hang'd else.Have not devised this slander; I'll be hanged else. Oth IV.ii.132
Iago. IAGO 
Fie, there is no such man: it is impossible.Fie, there is no such man! It is impossible. Oth IV.ii.133
Des. DESDEMONA 
If any such there be, Heauen pardon him.If any such there be, heaven pardon him. Oth IV.ii.134
Amil. EMILIA 
A halter pardon him: / And hell gnaw his bones.A halter pardon him and hell gnaw his bones!halter (n.)rope with a noose [for hanging]Oth IV.ii.135
Why should he call her Whore? / Who keepes her companie?Why should he call her whore? Who keeps her company? Oth IV.ii.136
What Place? What Time? / What Forme? What liklyhood?What place, what time, what form, what likelihood?form (n.)
old form: Forme
image, likeness, shape
Oth IV.ii.137
The Moore's abus'd by some most villanous Knaue,The Moor's abused by some most villainous knave,knave (n.)
old form: Knaue
scoundrel, rascal, rogue
Oth IV.ii.138
abuse (v.)
old form: abus'd
deceive, mislead, fool, cheat
Some base notorious Knaue, some scuruy Fellow.Some base notorious knave, some scurvy fellow.scurvy (adj.)
old form: scuruy
contemptible, despicable, wretched
Oth IV.ii.139
base (adj.)dishonourable, low, unworthy
Oh Heauens, that such companions thou'd'st vnfold,O heaven, that such companions thou'dst unfold,unfold (v.)
old form: vnfold
identify, disclose, reveal
Oth IV.ii.140
companion (n.)rogue, rascal, fellow
And put in euery honest hand a whipAnd put in every honest hand a whip Oth IV.ii.141
To lash the Rascalls naked through the world,To lash the rascals naked through the world, Oth IV.ii.142
Euen from the East to th'West.Even from the east to th' west! Oth IV.ii.143.1
Iago. IAGO 
Speake within doore.Speak within door.door, withinso as not to be heard outside, not so loudlyOth IV.ii.143.2
Amil.EMILIA 
Oh fie vpon them: some such Squire he wasO fie upon them! Some such squire he wassquire (n.)[contemptuous] fellowOth IV.ii.144
That turn'd your wit, the seamy-side without,That turned your wit the seamy side withoutwit (n.)intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental abilityOth IV.ii.145
And made you to suspect me with the Moore.And made you to suspect me with the Moor. Oth IV.ii.146
Iago. IAGO 
You are a Foole: go too.You are a fool, go to. Oth IV.ii.147.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
Alas Iago,O good Iago, Oth IV.ii.147.2
What shall I do to win my Lord againe?What shall I do to win my lord again? Oth IV.ii.148
Good Friend, go to him: for by this light of Heauen,Good friend, go to him; for, by this light of heaven, Oth IV.ii.149
I know not how I lost him. Heere I kneele:I know not how I lost him. Here I kneel: Oth IV.ii.150
If ere my will did trespasse 'gainst his Loue,If e'er my will did trespass 'gainst his love, Oth IV.ii.151
Either in discourse of thought, or actuall deed,Either in discourse of thought or actual deed;discourse (n.)course, process, mannerOth IV.ii.152
actual (adj.)
old form: actuall
active, involving specific activity
Or that mine Eyes, mine Eares, or any SenceOr that mine eyes, mine ears, or any sense Oth IV.ii.153
Delighted them: or any other Forme.Delighted them in any other form; Oth IV.ii.154
Or that I do not yet, and euer did,Or that I do not yet, and ever did, Oth IV.ii.155
And euer will, (though he do shake me offAnd ever will – though he do shake me off Oth IV.ii.156
To beggerly diuorcement) Loue him deerely,To beggarly divorcement – love him dearly,divorcement (n.)
old form: diuorcement
divorce, separation
Oth IV.ii.157
beggarly (adj.)
old form: beggerly
destitute, impoverished, poverty-stricken
Comfort forsweare me. Vnkindnesse may do much,Comfort forswear me! Unkindness may do much,forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore
old form: forsweare
abandon, renounce, reject, give up
Oth IV.ii.158
And his vnkindnesse may defeat my life,And his unkindness may defeat my life,defeat (v.)destroy, ruin, wreckOth IV.ii.159
But neuer taynt my Loue. I cannot say Whore,But never taint my love. I cannot say ‘ whore ’: Oth IV.ii.160
It do's abhorre me now I speake the word,It does abhor me now I speak the word;abhor (v.)
old form: abhorre
disgust, horrify, revolt
Oth IV.ii.161
To do the Act, that might the addition earne,To do the act that might the addition earnaddition (n.)title, nameOth IV.ii.162
Not the worlds Masse of vanitie could make me.Not the world's mass of vanity could make me. Oth IV.ii.163
Iago. IAGO 
I pray you be content: 'tis but his humour:I pray you, be content: 'tis but his humour;humour (n.)fancy, whim, inclination, capriceOth IV.ii.164
content (adj.)satisfied, calm, easy in mind
The businesse of the State do's him offence.The business of the state does him offence, Oth IV.ii.165
And he does chide with you.chide (v.), past form chidquarrel, wrangle, fightOth IV.ii.166
Des. DESDEMONA 
If 'twere no other.If 'twere no other – Oth IV.ii.167.1
Iago. IAGO 
It is but so, I warrant,It is so, I warrant.warrant (v.)assure, promise, guarantee, confirmOth IV.ii.167.2
Hearke how these Instruments summon to supper:Hark how these instruments summon to supper! Oth IV.ii.168
The Messengers of Venice staies the meate,The messengers of Venice stay the meat. Oth IV.ii.169
Go in, and weepe not: all things shall be well.Go in, and weep not; all things shall be well. Oth IV.ii.170
Exeunt Desdemona and Amilia.Exeunt Desdemona and Emilia Oth IV.ii.170
Enter Rodorigo.Enter Roderigo Oth IV.ii.171
How now Rodorigo?How now, Roderigo? Oth IV.ii.171
Rod. RODERIGO 
I do not finde / That thou deal'st iustly withI do not find that thou deal'st justly with Oth IV.ii.172
me.me. Oth IV.ii.173
Iago. IAGO 
What in the contrarie?What in the contrary? Oth IV.ii.174
Rodori. RODERIGO 
Euery day thou dafts me with some deuiseEvery day thou daff'st me with some device,device (n.)
old form: deuise
excuse, evasion, subterfuge
Oth IV.ii.175
daff (v.), past form daft
old form: dafts
put off, deflect, sidetrack
Iago, and rather, as it seemes to me now, keep'st from meIago, and rather, as it seems to me now, keep'st from me Oth IV.ii.176
all conueniencie, then suppliest me with the least aduantageall conveniency, than suppliest me with the least advantageconveniency (n.)
old form: conueniencie
convenience, opportunity, advantage
Oth IV.ii.177
of hope: I will indeed no longer endure it. Norof hope. I will indeed no longer endure it. Nor Oth IV.ii.178
am I yet perswaded to put vp in peace, what already Iam I yet persuaded to put up in peace what already I Oth IV.ii.179
haue foolishly suffred.have foolishly suffered. Oth IV.ii.180
Iago. IAGO 
Will you heare me Rodorigo?Will you hear me, Roderigo? Oth IV.ii.181
Rodori. RODERIGO 
I haue heard too much: and your wordsFaith, I have heard too much; for your words Oth IV.ii.182
and / Performances are no kin together.and performances are no kin together. Oth IV.ii.183
Iago. IAGO 
You charge me most vniustly.You charge me most unjustly. Oth IV.ii.184
Rodo. RODERIGO 
With naught but truth: I haue wasted my selfeWith nought but truth. I have wasted myself Oth IV.ii.185
out of my meanes. The Iewels you haue had from me toout of my means. The jewels you have had from me to Oth IV.ii.186
deliuer Desdemona, would halfe haue corrupted adeliver to Desdemona would half have corrupted a Oth IV.ii.187
Votarist. You haue told me she hath receiu'd them,votarist. You have told me she hath received themvotarist (n.)vow-taker, religious, nun / monkOth IV.ii.188
and return'd me expectations and comforts of sodaine respect,and returned me expectations and comforts of sudden respectsudden (adj.)
old form: sodaine
immediate, early, prompt
Oth IV.ii.189
respect (n.)regard, admiration, favour, opinion
and acquaintance, but I finde none.and acquaintance, but I find none.acquittance (n.)satisfaction, settlement, dischargeOth IV.ii.190
Iago. IAGO 
Well, go too: very well.Well, go to; very well. Oth IV.ii.191
Rod. RODERIGO 
Very well, go too: I cannot go too, (man) nor tisVery well, go to! I cannot go to, man, nor 'tis Oth IV.ii.192
not very well. Nay I think it is scuruy: and begin tonot very well. Nay, I think it is scurvy and begin toscurvy (adj.)
old form: scuruy
contemptible, despicable, wretched
Oth IV.ii.193
finde my selfe fopt in it.find myself fopped in it.fopped (adj.)
old form: fopt
duped, cheated, hoodwinked
Oth IV.ii.194
Iago. IAGO 
Very well.Very well. Oth IV.ii.195
Rodor. RODERIGO 
I tell you, 'tis not very well: I will make my selfeI tell you, 'tis not very well. I will make myself Oth IV.ii.196
knowne to Desdemona. If she will returne me my Iewels,known to Desdemona. If she will return me my jewels, Oth IV.ii.197
I will giue ouer my Suit, and repent my vnlawfull solicitation.I will give over my suit and repent my unlawful solicitation.suit (n.)wooing, courtshipOth IV.ii.198
If not, assure your selfe, I will seeke satisfaction ofIf not, assure yourself I will seek satisfaction of Oth IV.ii.199
you.you. Oth IV.ii.200
Iago. IAGO 
You haue said now.You have said now. Oth IV.ii.201
Rodo.RODERIGO 
I: and said nothing but what I protest Ay, and said nothing but what I protest Oth IV.ii.202
intendment of doing.intendment of doing.intendment (n.)intent, intention, purposeOth IV.ii.203
Iago. IAGO 
Why, now I see there's mettle in thee: and euen fromWhy, now I see there's mettle in thee; and even from Oth IV.ii.204
this instant do build on thee a better opinion then euerthis instant do build on thee a better opinion than ever Oth IV.ii.205
before: giue me thy hand Rodorigo. Thou hast takenbefore. Give me thy hand, Roderigo. Thou hast taken Oth IV.ii.206
against me a most iust exception: but yet I protest I haueagainst me a most just exception; but yet I protest I have Oth IV.ii.207
dealt most directly in thy Affaire.dealt most directly in thy affair.directly (adv.)straightforwardly, rightly, without evasionOth IV.ii.208
Rod. RODERIGO 
It hath not appeer'd.It hath not appeared. Oth IV.ii.209
Iago. IAGO 
I grant indeed it hath not appeer'd: and your suspitionI grant indeed it hath not appeared; and your suspicion Oth IV.ii.210
is not without wit and iudgement. But Rodorigo,is not without wit and judgement. But, Roderigo,wit (n.)intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental abilityOth IV.ii.211
if thou hast that in thee indeed, which I haue greaterif thou hast that in thee indeed, which I have greater Oth IV.ii.212
reason to beleeue now then euer (I meane purpose,reason to believe now than ever – I mean purpose,purpose (n.)intention, aim, planOth IV.ii.213
Courage, and Valour) this night shew it. If thou thecourage, and valour – this night show it. If thou the Oth IV.ii.214
next night following enioy not Desdemona, take me fromnext night following enjoy not Desdemona, take me from Oth IV.ii.215
this world with Treacherie, and deuise Engines for my life.this world with treachery, and devise engines for my life.engine (n.)plot, device, means, instrumentOth IV.ii.216
Rod. RODERIGO 
Well: what is it? Is it within, reason andWell, what is it? Is it within reason and Oth IV.ii.217
compasse? compass?compass (n.)
old form: compasse
range, reach, limit, scope
Oth IV.ii.218
Iago. IAGO 
Sir, there is especiall Commission come from VeniceSir, there is especial commission come from Venice Oth IV.ii.219
to depute Cassio in Othello's place.to depute Cassio in Othello's place.place (n.)position, post, office, rankOth IV.ii.220
Rod. RODERIGO 
Is that true? Why then Othello and DesdemonaIs that true? Why, then Othello and Desdemona Oth IV.ii.221
returne againe to Venice.return again to Venice. Oth IV.ii.222
Iago. IAGO 
Oh no: he goes into Mauritania and taketh away withO, no: he goes into Mauritania and takes away with Oth IV.ii.223
him the faire Desdemona, vnlesse his abode be lingredhim the fair Desdemona, unless his abode be lingeredlinger (v.)
old form: lingred
prolong, draw out, extend
Oth IV.ii.224
abode (n.)staying, remaining, lingering
heere by some accident. Wherein none can be so determinate,here by some accident: wherein none can be so determinatedeterminate (adj.)conclusive, definitive, decisiveOth IV.ii.225
accident (n.)occurrence, event, happening
as the remouing of Cassio.as the removing of Cassio. Oth IV.ii.226
Rod. RODERIGO 
How do you meane remouing him?How do you mean ‘ removing ’ of him? Oth IV.ii.227
Iago. IAGO 
Why, by making him vncapable of Othello's place:Why, by making him uncapable of Othello's place –uncapable (adj.)
old form: vncapable
incapable, unable [to do something]
Oth IV.ii.228
knocking out his braines.knocking out his brains. Oth IV.ii.229
Rod. RODERIGO 
And that you would haue me to do.And that you would have me to do? Oth IV.ii.230
Iago. IAGO 
I: if you dare do your selfe a profit, and a right. He Ay, if you dare do yourself a profit and a right. He Oth IV.ii.231
sups to night with a Harlotry: and thither will I go tosups tonight with a harlotry; and thither will I go tosup (v.)have supperOth IV.ii.232
harlotry (n.)harlot, whore
him. He knowes not yet of his Honourable Fortune, ifhim. He knows not yet of his honourable fortune. If Oth IV.ii.233
you will watch his going thence (which I will fashion toyou will watch his going thence – which I will fashion tofashion (v.)arrange, contrive, manageOth IV.ii.234
fall out betweene twelue and one) you may take him atfall out between twelve and one – you may take him at Oth IV.ii.235
your pleasure. I will be neere to second your Attempt,your pleasure. I will be near to second your attempt, Oth IV.ii.236
and he shall fall betweene vs. Come, stand not amaz'dand he shall fall between us. Come, stand not amazedamazed (adj.)
old form: amaz'd
dumbfounded, stunned, thunderstruck, overwhelmed
Oth IV.ii.237
at it, but go along with me: I will shew you such aat it, but go along with me. I will show you such a Oth IV.ii.238
necessitie in his death, that you shall thinke your selfenecessity in his death that you shall think yourself Oth IV.ii.239
bound to put it on him. It is now high supper time: andbound to put it on him. It is now high supper-time andhigh (adv.)fully, altogetherOth IV.ii.240
the night growes to wast. About it.the night grows to waste. About it! Oth IV.ii.241
Rod. RODERIGO 
I will heare further reason for this.I will hear further reason for this. Oth IV.ii.242
Iago. IAGO 
And you shalbe satisfi'd. And you shall be satisfied. Oth IV.ii.243
Exeunt.Exeunt Oth IV.ii.243
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