Othello
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Enter Othello, Iago, Attendants, with Torches.Enter Othello, Iago, attendants with torches Oth I.ii.1
Ia. IAGO 
Though in the trade of Warre I haue slaine men,Though in the trade of war I have slain men, Oth I.ii.1
Yet do I hold it very stuffe o'th'conscienceYet do I hold it very stuff o'th' consciencestuff (n.)
old form: stuffe
substance, composition, quality, essence
Oth I.ii.2
To do no contriu'd Murder: I lacke IniquitieTo do no contrived murder: I lack iniquity Oth I.ii.3
Sometime to do me seruice. Nine, or ten timesSometimes to do me service. Nine or ten times Oth I.ii.4
I had thought t'haue yerk'd him here vnder the Ribbes.I had thought t' have yerked him here under the ribs.yerk (v.)
old form: yerk'd
thrust, strike, beat
Oth I.ii.5
Othello. OTHELLO 
'Tis better as it is.'Tis better as it is. Oth I.ii.6.1
Iago. IAGO 
Nay but he prated,Nay, but he pratedprate (v.)prattle, chatter, blatherOth I.ii.6.2
And spoke such scuruy, and prouoking termesAnd spoke such scurvy and provoking termsscurvy (adj.)
old form: scuruy
contemptible, despicable, wretched
Oth I.ii.7
Against your Honor,Against your honour, Oth I.ii.8
that with the little godlinesse I haueThat with the little godliness I have, Oth I.ii.9
I did full hard forbeare him. But I pray you Sir,I did full hard forbear him. But I pray, sir,forbear (v.)
old form: forbeare
stop, cease, desist
Oth I.ii.10
full (adv.)very, exceedingly, extremely
hard (adv.)with difficulty, not easily
Are you fast married? Be assur'd of this,Are you fast married? For be assured of this, Oth I.ii.11
That the Magnifico is much belou'd,That the Magnifico is much beloved, Oth I.ii.12
And hath in his effect a voice potentiallAnd hath in his effect a voice potentialpotential (adj.)
old form: potentiall
powerful, mighty, strong
Oth I.ii.13
voice (n.)authoritative opinion, judgement
As double as the Dukes: He will diuorce you.As double as the Duke's. He will divorce you, Oth I.ii.14
Or put vpon you, what restraint or greeuance,Or put upon you what restraint and grievancegrievance (n.)
old form: greeuance
cause of annoyance, painful constraint, source of sorrow
Oth I.ii.15
The Law (with all his might, to enforce it on)The law, with all his might to enforce it on, Oth I.ii.16
Will giue him Cable.Will give him cable.cable (n.)scope, reachOth I.ii.17.1
Othel. OTHELLO 
Let him do his spight;Let him do his spite: Oth I.ii.17.2
My Seruices, which I haue done the SignorieMy services, which I have done the signory,signory (n.)
old form: Signorie
[Italian] state, province, territory
Oth I.ii.18
Shall out-tongue his Complaints. 'Tis yet to know,Shall out-tongue his complaints. 'Tis yet to know –out-tongue (v.)speak more loudly than, be more persuasive thanOth I.ii.19
Which when I know, that boasting is an Honour,Which, when I know that boasting is an honour, Oth I.ii.20
I shall promulgate. I fetch my life and being,I shall provulgate – I fetch my life and beingprovulgate (v.)promulgate, make public, publish abroadOth I.ii.21
being (n.)physical existence, life
From Men of Royall Seige. And my demeritesFrom men of royal siege, and my demeritssiege (n.)
old form: Seige
rank, status, standing
Oth I.ii.22
demerit (n.)
old form: demerites
(plural) merits, deserts, deserving
May speake (vnbonnetted) to as proud a FortuneMay speak, unbonneted, to as proud a fortuneunbonneted (adv.)
old form: vnbonnetted
bare-headed; with all modesty
Oth I.ii.23
As this that I haue reach'd. For know Iago,As this that I have reached. For know, Iago, Oth I.ii.24
But that I loue the gentle Desdemona,But that I love the gentle Desdemona,gentle (adj.)soft, tender, kindOth I.ii.25
I would not my vnhoused free conditionI would not my unhoused free conditionunhoused (adj.)
old form: vnhoused
unconfined, unconstrained, independent
Oth I.ii.26
Put into Circumscription, and Confine,Put into circumscription and confinecircumscription (n.)restriction, restraint, constraintOth I.ii.27
confine (n.)confinement, restraint, limitation
For the Seas worth. But looke, what Lights come yond?For the seas' worth. But look, what lights come yond! Oth I.ii.28
Iago. IAGO 
Those are the raised Father, and his Friends:Those are the raised father and his friends: Oth I.ii.29
You were best go in.You were best go in. Oth I.ii.30.1
Othel. OTHELLO 
Not I: I must be found.Not I: I must be found. Oth I.ii.30.2
My Parts, my Title, and my perfect SouleMy parts, my title, and my perfect soulpart (n.)quality, attribute, gift, accomplishment [of mind or body]Oth I.ii.31
soul (n.)
old form: Soule
conscience, heart, inner being
perfect (adj.)innocent, guiltless, clear
Shall manifest me rightly. Is it they?Shall manifest me rightly. Is it they? Oth I.ii.32
Iago. IAGO 
By Ianus, I thinke no.By Janus, I think no.Janus (n.)[pron: 'jaynus] Roman god who guards gates and doors; shown with two faces, one at the back of his headOth I.ii.33
Enter Cassio, with Torches.Enter Cassio, with men bearing torches Oth I.ii.34
Othel. OTHELLO 
The Seruants of the Dukes? / And my Lieutenant?The servants of the Duke and my Lieutenant! Oth I.ii.34
The goodnesse of the Night vpon you (Friends)The goodness of the night upon you, friends. Oth I.ii.35
What is the Newes?What is the news? Oth I.ii.36.1
Cassio. CASSIO 
The Duke do's greet you (Generall)The Duke does greet you, General, Oth I.ii.36.2
And he requires your haste, Post-haste appearance,And he requires your haste-post-haste appearancehaste-post-haste (adj.)with all possible speed, very prompt, most expeditiousOth I.ii.37
Enen on the instant.Even on the instant. Oth I.ii.38.1
Othello. OTHELLO 
What is the matter, thinke you?What is the matter, think you?matter (n.)affair(s), business, real issueOth I.ii.38.2
Cassio. CASSIO 
Something from Cyprus, as I may diuine:Something from Cyprus, as I may divine:divine (v.)
old form: diuine
guess, suppose, conjecture
Oth I.ii.39
It is a businesse of some heate. The GalliesIt is a business of some heat. The galleysheat (n.)
old form: heate
urgency, intensity, force
Oth I.ii.40
Haue sent a dozen sequent MessengersHave sent a dozen sequent messengerssequent (adj.)sequential, successive, one after anotherOth I.ii.41
This very night, at one anothers heeles:This very night at one another's heels; Oth I.ii.42
And many of the Consuls, rais'd and met,And many of the consuls, raised and met, Oth I.ii.43
Are at the Dukes already. You haue bin hotly call'd for,Are at the Duke's already. You have been hotly called for,hotly (adv.)urgently, eagerly, ferventlyOth I.ii.44
When being not at your Lodging to be found,When being not at your lodging to be found. Oth I.ii.45
The Senate hath sent about three seuerall Quests,The senate hath sent about three several questsseveral (adj.)
old form: seuerall
separate, different, distinct
Oth I.ii.46
To search you out.To search you out. Oth I.ii.47.1
Othel. OTHELLO 
'Tis well I am found by you:'Tis well I am found by you: Oth I.ii.47.2
I will but spend a word here in the house,I will but spend a word here in the house,spend (v.)expend, express, give vent toOth I.ii.48
And goe with you.And go with you. Oth I.ii.49.1
Exit Oth I.ii.49
Cassio. CASSIO 
Aunciant, what makes he heere?Ancient, what makes he here? Oth I.ii.49.2
Iago. IAGO 
Faith, he to night hath boarded a Land Carract,Faith, he tonight hath boarded a land carack:carrack, carack (n.)
old form: Carract
galleon, large merchant ship, also fitted out for war
Oth I.ii.50
If it proue lawfull prize, he's made for euer.If it prove lawful prize, he's made for ever. Oth I.ii.51
Cassio. CASSIO 
I do not vnderstand.I do not understand. Oth I.ii.52.1
Iago. IAGO 
He's married.He's married. Oth I.ii.52.2
Cassio. CASSIO 
To who?To who? Oth I.ii.52.3
Iago. IAGO 
Marry to---Come Captaine, will you go?Marry, to – Come, Captain, will you go?marry (int.)[exclamation] by MaryOth I.ii.53.1
Enter Othello Oth I.ii.53
Othel. OTHELLO 
Haue with you.Have with you. Oth I.ii.53.2
Cassio. CASSIO 
Here comes another Troope to seeke for you.Here comes another troop to seek for you. Oth I.ii.54
Enter Brabantio, Rodorigo, with Officers, and Torches.Enter Brabantio, Roderigo, with officers and torches Oth I.ii.55
Iago. IAGO 
It is Brabantio: Generall be aduis'd,It is Brabantio: General, be advised, Oth I.ii.55
He comes to bad intent.He comes to bad intent.intent (n.)intention, purpose, aimOth I.ii.56.1
Othello. OTHELLO 
Holla, stand there.Holla, stand there. Oth I.ii.56.2
Rodo. RODERIGO 
Signior, it is the Moore.Signor, it is the Moor. Oth I.ii.57.1
Bra. BRABANTIO 
Downe with him, Theefe.Down with him, thief! Oth I.ii.57.2
Iago. IAGO 
You, Rodorigoc?. Cme Sir, I am for you.You, Roderigo! Come, sir, I am for you. Oth I.ii.58
Othe. OTHELLO 
Keepe vp your bright Swords, for the dew will rust them.Keep up your bright swords, for the dew will rust them. Oth I.ii.59
Good Signior, you shall more command with yeares,Good signor, you shall more command with yearsyears (n.)
old form: yeares
age
Oth I.ii.60
then with your Weapons.Than with your weapons. Oth I.ii.61
Bra. BRABANTIO 
Oh thou foule Theefe, / Where hast thou stow'd my Daughter?O thou foul thief! Where hast thou stowed my daughter?stow (v.)
old form: stow'd
put away, put under cover
Oth I.ii.62
Damn'd as thou art, thou hast enchaunted herDamned as thou art, thou hast enchanted her:enchant (v.)
old form: enchaunted
charm, bewitch, win over
Oth I.ii.63
For Ile referre me to all things of sense,For I'll refer me to all things of sense,refer (v.)
old form: referre
entrust, commit, commend
Oth I.ii.64
sense (n.)perception, awareness, discernment, appreciation
(If she in Chaines of Magick were not bound)If she in chains of magic were not bound, Oth I.ii.65
Whether a Maid, so tender, Faire, and Happie,Whether a maid, so tender, fair, and happy, Oth I.ii.66
So opposite to Marriage, that she shun'dSo opposite to marriage that she shunnedopposite (adj.)opposed, hostile, adverse, antagonistic [to]Oth I.ii.67
The wealthy curled Deareling of our Nation,The wealthy curled darlings of our nation,curled (adj.)with elegantly curled hair, adorned with ringletsOth I.ii.68
Would euer haue (t'encurre a generall mocke)Would ever have – t' incur a general mock –mock (n.)
old form: mocke
mockery, derision, ridicule
Oth I.ii.69
Run from her Guardage to the sootie bosome,Run from her guardage to the sooty bosomguardage (n.)guardianship, protection, keepingOth I.ii.70
Of such a thing as thou: to feare, not to delight?Of such a thing as thou: to fear, not to delight.fear (v.)
old form: feare
frighten, scare, terrify, daunt
Oth I.ii.71
Iudge me the world, if 'tis not grosse in sense,Judge me the world, if 'tis not gross in sensesense (n.)perception, awareness, discernment, appreciationOth I.ii.72
gross (adj.)
old form: grosse
plain, striking, evident, obvious
That thou hast practis'd on her with foule Charmes,That thou hast practised on her with foul charms, Oth I.ii.73
Abus'd her delicate Youth, with Drugs or Minerals,Abused her delicate youth with drugs or mineralsmineral (n.)substance, poison, toxinOth I.ii.74
delicate (adj.)fine in quality, of exquisite nature, dainty
That weakens Motion. Ile haue't disputed on,That weakens motion. I'll have't disputed on;motion (n.)power to act normally, reaction, facultiesOth I.ii.75
'Tis probable, and palpable to thinking;'Tis probable, and palpable to thinking: Oth I.ii.76
I therefore apprehend and do attach thee,I therefore apprehend, and do attach theeattach (v.)arrest, seize, apprehendOth I.ii.77
apprehend (v.)seize, arrest, lay hold of
For an abuser of the World, a practiserFor an abuser of the world, a practiserabuser (n.)betrayer, deceiver, corrupterOth I.ii.78
Of Arts inhibited, and out of warrant;Of arts inhibited, and out of warrant.inhibited (adj.)prohibited, forbidden, proscribedOth I.ii.79
warrant, out ofillegal, unlawful, banned
art (n.)knowledge, learning, scholarship, science
Lay hold vpon him, if he do resistLay hold upon him: if he do resist, Oth I.ii.80
Subdue him, at his perill.Subdue him, at his peril. Oth I.ii.81.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
Hold your handsHold your hands, Oth I.ii.81.2
Both you of my inclining, and the rest.Both you of my inclining and the rest.inclining (n.)party, following, factionOth I.ii.82
Were it my Cue to fight, I should haue knowne itWere it my cue to fight, I should have known it Oth I.ii.83
Without a Prompter. Whether will you that I goeWithout a prompter. Where will you that I go Oth I.ii.84
To answere this your charge?To answer this your charge? Oth I.ii.85.1
Bra. BRABANTIO 
To Prison, till fit timeTo prison, till fit time Oth I.ii.85.2
Of Law, and course of direct SessionOf law and course of direct sessionsession, sessions (n.)judicial assembly, trial, courtOth I.ii.86
direct (adj.)following normal legal procedure; or: immediate
course (n.)habit, custom, practise, normal procedure
Call thee to answer.Call thee to answer. Oth I.ii.87.1
Othe. OTHELLO 
What if do obey?What if I do obey? Oth I.ii.87.2
How may the Duke be therewith satisfi'd,How may the Duke be therewith satisfied, Oth I.ii.88
Whose Messengers are heere about my side,Whose messengers are here about my side, Oth I.ii.89
Vpon some present businesse of the State,Upon some present business of the state Oth I.ii.90
To bring me to him.To bring me to him? Oth I.ii.91.1
Officer. FIRST OFFICER 
'Tis true most worthy Signior,'Tis true, most worthy signor: Oth I.ii.91.2
The Dukes in Counsell, and your Noble selfe,The Duke's in council, and your noble self Oth I.ii.92
I am sure is sent for.I am sure is sent for. Oth I.ii.93.1
Bra. BRABANTIO 
How? The Duke in Counsell?How? The Duke in council? Oth I.ii.93.2
In this time of the night? Bring him away;In this time of the night? Bring him away. Oth I.ii.94
Mine's not an idle Cause. The Duke himselfe,Mine's not an idle cause; the Duke himself,idle (adj.)trifling, unimportant, trivialOth I.ii.95
Or any of my Brothers of the State,Or any of my brothers of the state, Oth I.ii.96
Cannot but feele this wrong, as 'twere their owne:Cannot but feel this wrong as 'twere their own: Oth I.ii.97
For if such Actions may haue passage free,For if such actions may have passage free, Oth I.ii.98
Bond-slaues, and Pagans shall our Statesmen be. Bondslaves and pagans shall our statesmen be.bondslave (n.)
old form: Bond-slaues
slave, bondsman, person in a condition of servitude
Oth I.ii.99
ExeuntExeunt Oth I.ii.99
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