Othello
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Enter Othello, Lodouico, Desdemona, Amilia, and Atendants.Enter Othello, Lodovico, Desdemona, Emilia and attendants Oth IV.iii.1
Lod. LODOVICO 
I do beseech you Sir, trouble your selfe no further.I do beseech you, sir, trouble yourself no further. Oth IV.iii.1
Oth. OTHELLO 
Oh pardon me: 'twill do me good to walke.O, pardon me: 'twill do me good to walk. Oth IV.iii.2
Lodoui. LODOVICO 
Madam, good night: I humbly thanke your Ladyship.Madam, good night. I humbly thank your ladyship. Oth IV.iii.3
Des. DESDEMONA 
Your Honour is most welcome.Your honour is most welcome. Oth IV.iii.4.1
Oth. OTHELLO 
Will you walke Sir?Will you walk, sir? Oth IV.iii.4.2
Oh Desdemona.O, Desdemona! Oth IV.iii.5
Des. DESDEMONA 
My Lord.My lord? Oth IV.iii.6
Othello OTHELLO 
Get you to bed on th'instant, I will be return'dGet you to bed on th' instant. I will be returned Oth IV.iii.7
forthwith: dismisse your Attendant there: look't be done. forthwith. Dismiss your attendant there. Look't be done.dispatch, despatch (v.)[Q variant] dismiss, get rid of, send awayOth IV.iii.8
Des. DESDEMONA 
I will my Lord.I will, my lord. Oth IV.iii.9
Exit.Exeunt Othello, Lodovico, and attendants Oth IV.iii.9
Am. EMILIA 
How goes it now? He lookes gentler then he did.How goes it now? He looks gentler than he did.gentle (adj.)peaceful, calm, free from violenceOth IV.iii.10
Des. DESDEMONA 
He saies he will returne incontinent,He says he will return incontinent.incontinent (adv.)immediately, forthwith, at onceOth IV.iii.11
And hath commanded me to go to bed,He hath commanded me to go to bed, Oth IV.iii.12
And bid me to dismisse you.And bade me to dismiss you. Oth IV.iii.13.1
Ami. EMILIA 
Dismisse me?Dismiss me? Oth IV.iii.13.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
It was his bidding: therefore good Amilia,It was his bidding: therefore, good Emilia,. Oth IV.iii.14
Giue me my nightly wearing, and adieu.Give me my nightly wearing, and adieu.wearing (n.)clothing, dress, garmentsOth IV.iii.15
We must not now displease him.We must not now displease him. Oth IV.iii.16
Amil. EMILIA 
I, would you had neuer seene him.I would you had never seen him. Oth IV.iii.17
Des. DESDEMONA 
So would not I: my loue doth so approue him,So would not I: my love doth so approve himapprove (v.)
old form: approue
commend, praise, show to be worthy
Oth IV.iii.18
That euen his stubbornesse, his checks, his frownes,That even his stubbornness, his checks, his frowns –check (n.)reprimand, reproof, rebukeOth IV.iii.19
(Prythee vn-pin me) haue grace and fauour.Prithee, unpin me – have grace and favour in them.favour (n.)
old form: fauour
charm, attractiveness, gracefulness
Oth IV.iii.20
grace (n.)gracefulness, charm, elegance
Ami. EMILIA 
I haue laid those Sheetes you bad me on the bed.I have laid those sheets, you bade me, on the bed. Oth IV.iii.21
Des. DESDEMONA 
All's one: good Father, how foolish are our minds?All's one. Good faith, how foolish are our minds!all is one; that's / it's all oneit makes no difference, it's one and the same, it doesn't matterOth IV.iii.22
If I do die before, prythee shrow'd meIf I do die before thee, prithee shroud me Oth IV.iii.23
In one of these same Sheetes.In one of those same sheets. Oth IV.iii.24.1
Amil. EMILIA 
Come, come: you talke.Come, come, you talk. Oth IV.iii.24.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
My Mother had a Maid call'd Barbarie,My mother had a maid called Barbary: Oth IV.iii.25
She was in loue: and he she lou'd prou'd mad,She was in love: and he she loved proved madmad (adj.)wild, faithless, inconstantOth IV.iii.26
And did forsake her. She had a Song of Willough,And did forsake her. She had a song of willow; Oth IV.iii.27
An old thing 'twas: but it express'd her Fortune,An old thing 'twas; but it expressed her fortune, Oth IV.iii.28
And she dy'd singing it. That Song to night,And she died singing it. That song tonight Oth IV.iii.29
Will not go from my mind: I haue much to do,Will not go from my mind: I have much to do Oth IV.iii.30
But to go hang my head all at one sideBut to go hang my head all at one side, Oth IV.iii.31
And sing it like poore Brabarie: prythee dispatch.And sing it like poor Barbary – prithee, dispatch.dispatch, despatch (v.)deal with promptly, settle, get [something] done quicklyOth IV.iii.32
Ami. EMILIA 
Shall I go fetch your Night-gowne?Shall I go fetch your night-gown?nightgown, night-gown (n.)
old form: Night-gowne
dressing-gown
Oth IV.iii.33.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
No, vn-pin me here,No, unpin me here. Oth IV.iii.33.2
This Lodouico is a proper man.This Lodovico is a proper man.proper (adj.)good-looking, handsome, comelyOth IV.iii.34
Amil. EMILIA 
A very handsome man.A very handsome man. Oth IV.iii.35.1
Des. DESDEMONA 
He speakes well.He speaks well. Oth IV.iii.35.2
Amil. EMILIA 
I know a Lady in Venice would haue walk'd barefootI know a lady in Venice would have walked barefoot Oth IV.iii.36
to Palestine for a touch of his nether lip.to Palestine for a touch of his nether lip.nether (adj.)lower, bottomOth IV.iii.37
Des. DESDEMONA  
(sings) Oth IV.iii.38
The poore Soule sat singing, by a Sicamour tree.The poor soul sat sighing by a sycamore tree,sycamore (n.)
old form: Sicamour
variety of fig tree [a Mediterranean species]
Oth IV.iii.38
Sing all a greene Willough:Sing all a green willow; Oth IV.iii.39
Her hand on her bosome her head on her knee,Her hand on her bosom, her head on her knee, Oth IV.iii.40
Sing Willough, Willough, Wtllough.Sing willow, willow, willow;willow (int.)[in song] expression of sadness and unrequited loveOth IV.iii.41
The fresh Streames ran by her, and murmur'd her moanesThe fresh streams ran by her and murmured her moans; Oth IV.iii.42
Sing Willough, &c.Sing willow, willow, willow; Oth IV.iii.43
Her salt teares fell from her, and softned the stones,Her salt tears fell from her and softened the stones – Oth IV.iii.44
Sing Willough, &c. (She speaks) Oth IV.iii.45
(Lay by these)Lay by these. Oth IV.iii.45
(She sings) Oth IV.iii.46
Willough, Willough. Sing willow, willow, willow – Oth IV.iii.46
(She speaks) Oth IV.iii.47
(Prythee high thee: he'le come anon)Prithee hie thee; he'll come anonanon (adv.)soon, shortly, presentlyOth IV.iii.47
hie (v.)
old form: high
hasten, hurry, speed
(She sings) Oth IV.iii.48
Sing all a greene Willough must be my Garland.Sing all a green willow must be my garland. Oth IV.iii.48
Let no body blame him, his scorne I approue.Let nobody blame him; his scorn I approve – Oth IV.iii.49
(She speaks) Oth IV.iii.50
(Nay that's not next. Harke, who is't that knocks?Nay, that's not next. Hark, who is't that knocks? Oth IV.iii.50
Amil. EMILIA 
It's the wind.It's the wind. Oth IV.iii.51
Des. DESDEMONA 
(She sings) Oth IV.iii.52
I call'd my Loue false Loue: but what said he then?I called my love false love, but what said he then?false (adj.)sham, spurious, not genuine, artificialOth IV.iii.52
Sing Willough, &c.Sing willow, willow, willow: Oth IV.iii.53
If I court mo women, you'le couch with mo men.If I court moe women, you'll couch with moe men.mo, moe (adj.)more [in number]Oth IV.iii.54
(She speaks) Oth IV.iii.55
So get thee gone, good night: mine eyes do itch:So get thee gone; good night. Mine eyes do itch: Oth IV.iii.55
Doth that boade weeping?Doth that bode weeping?bode (v.)
old form: boade
forebode, portend, predict, augur
Oth IV.iii.56.1
Amil, EMILIA 
'Tis neyther heere, nor there.'Tis neither here nor there. Oth IV.iii.56.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
I haue heard it said so. O these Men, these men!I have heard it said so. O, these men, these men! Oth IV.iii.57
Do'st thou in conscience thinke (tell me Amilia)Dost thou in conscience think – tell me, Emilia –conscience (n.)real knowledge, internal conviction, true understandingOth IV.iii.58
That there be women do abuse their husbandsThat there be women do abuse their husbandsabuse (v.)deceive, mislead, fool, cheatOth IV.iii.59
In such grosse kinde?In such gross kind?gross (adj.)
old form: grosse
coarse, vulgar, unrefined
Oth IV.iii.60.1
Amil. EMILIA 
There be some such, no question.There be some such, no question. Oth IV.iii.60.2
Des. DESDEMONA 
Would'st thou do such a deed for all the world?Wouldst thou do such a deed for all the world? Oth IV.iii.61
Amil. EMILIA 
Why, would not you?Why, would not you? Oth IV.iii.62.1
Des.DESDEMONA 
No, by this Heauenly light.No, by this heavenly light. Oth IV.iii.62.2
Amil. EMILIA 
Nor I neither, by this Heauenly light: / I might doo'tNor I neither by this heavenly light: I might do't Oth IV.iii.63
as well i'th'darke.as well i'th' dark. Oth IV.iii.64
Des. DESDEMONA 
Would'st thou do such a deed for al the Wouldst thou do such a deed for all the Oth IV.iii.65
world?world? Oth IV.iii.66
Amil. EMILIA 
The world's a huge thing: / It is a great price, for a The world's a huge thing: it is a great price for a Oth IV.iii.67
small vice.small vice. Oth IV.iii.68
Des. DESDEMONA 
Introth, I thinke thou would'st not.In troth, I think thou wouldst not.troth, good troth (n.)exclamations, emphasizing an assertion - truly, indeedOth IV.iii.69
Amil. EMILIA 
Introth I thinke I should, and vndoo't when I hadIn troth I think I should, and undo 't when I had Oth IV.iii.70
done. Marry, I would not doe such a thing for a ioyntdone it. Marry, I would not do such a thing for a jointmarry (int.)[exclamation] by MaryOth IV.iii.71
joint ring (n.)
old form: ioynt
finger-ring made in two separable parts
Ring, nor for measures of Lawne, nor for Gownes, Petticoats,ring, nor for measures of lawn, nor for gowns, petticoats,petticoat (n.)long skirtOth IV.iii.72
measure (n.)extent, size, amount, quantity, mass
lawn (n.)
old form: Lawne
[type of] fine linen
nor Caps, nor any petty exhibition. But for all the wholenor caps, nor any petty exhibition. But for all the wholeexhibition (n.)gift, present, offerOth IV.iii.73
world: why, who would not make her husband aworld! Ud's pity, who would not make her husband a'Ud (n.)[in emphatic expressions] shortened form of ‘God’Oth IV.iii.74
Cuckold, to make him a Monarch? I should venturecuckold, to make him a monarch? I should venturecuckold (n.)[mocking name] man with an unfaithful wifeOth IV.iii.75
Purgatory for't.purgatory for't. Oth IV.iii.76
Des. DESDEMONA 
Beshrew me, if I would do such a wrong / ForBeshrew me, if I would do such a wrong forbeshrew, 'shrew (v.)curse, devil take, evil befallOth IV.iii.77
the whole world.the whole world! Oth IV.iii.78
Amil. EMILIA 
Why, the wrong is but a wrong i'th'world; andWhy, the wrong is but a wrong i'th' world; and Oth IV.iii.79
hauing the world for your labour, 'tis a wrong in yourhaving the world for your labour, tis a wrong in your Oth IV.iii.80
owne world, and you might quickly make it right.own world, and you might quickly make it right. Oth IV.iii.81
Des. DESDEMONA 
I do not thinke there is any such woman.I do not think there is any such woman. Oth IV.iii.82
Amil. EMILIA 
Yes, a dozen: and as many to'th'vantage, as would Yes, a dozen: and as many to th' vantage as wouldvantage, of / to thein addition, as well, besidesOth IV.iii.83
store the world they plaid for.store the world they played for.store (v.)populate, supply with childrenOth IV.iii.84
But I do thinke it is their Husbands faultsBut I do think it is their husbands' faults Oth IV.iii.85
If Wiues do fall: (Say, that they slacke their duties,If wives do fall. Say that they slack their duties,slack (v.)
old form: slacke
neglect, be remiss [to]
Oth IV.iii.86
And powre our Treasures into forraigne laps;And pour our treasures into foreign laps; Oth IV.iii.87
Or else breake out in peeuish Iealousies,Or else break out in peevish jealousies,peevish (adj.)
old form: peeuish
silly, foolish; or: headstrong, impulsive
Oth IV.iii.88
Throwing restraint vpon vs: Or say they strike vs,Throwing restraint upon us; or say they strike us, Oth IV.iii.89
Or scant our former hauing in despight)Or scant our former having in despite –despite (n.)
old form: despight
malice, spite, hatred
Oth IV.iii.90
having (n.)
old form: hauing
fortune, estate, means
scant (v.)neglect, stint, withhold
Why we haue galles: and though we haue some Grace,Why, we have galls, and though we have some grace,gall (n.)
old form: galles
spirit of anger, venom, ability to be angry
Oth IV.iii.91
Yet haue we some Reuenge. Let Husbands know,Yet have we some revenge. Let husbands know Oth IV.iii.92
Their wiues haue sense like them: They see, and smell,Their wives have sense like them: they see and smell, Oth IV.iii.93
And haue their Palats both for sweet, and sowre,And have their palates both for sweet and sour Oth IV.iii.94
As Husbands haue. What is it that they do,As husbands have. What is it that they do, Oth IV.iii.95
When they change vs for others? Is it Sport?When they change us for others? Is it sport?sport (n.)sexual recreation, intercourse, amorous dallianceOth IV.iii.96
I thinke it is: and doth Affection breed it?I think it is. And doth affection breed it?affection (n.)desire, passion, lustful feelingOth IV.iii.97
I thinke it doth. Is't Frailty that thus erres?I think it doth. Is't frailty that thus errs? Oth IV.iii.98
It is so too. And haue not we Affections?It is so too. And have not we affections, Oth IV.iii.99
Desires for Sport? and Frailty, as men haue?Desires for sport, and frailty, as men have?frailty (n.)moral weakness, shortcoming, liability to give in to temptationOth IV.iii.100
Then let them vse vs well: else let them know,Then let them use us well: else let them know Oth IV.iii.101
The illes we do, their illes instruct vs so.The ills we do, their ills instruct us so.ill (n.)
old form: illes
wrong, injury, harm, evil
Oth IV.iii.102
Des. DESDEMONA 
Good night, good night: / Heauen me such vses send,Good night, good night. God me such uses send,use (n.)
old form: vses
usual practice, habit, custom
Oth IV.iii.103
Not to picke bad, from bad; but by bad, mend.Not to pick bad from bad, but by bad mend! Oth IV.iii.104
ExeuntExeunt Oth IV.iii.104
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