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I shall promulgate,) I fetch my life and being
yonder ? Enter Cassio, at a distance, and certain Officers with
Not I: I must be found;
Iago. By Janus, I think no.
Oth. The servants of the duke, and my lieutenant. The goodness of the night upon you, friends! What is the news? Cas.
The duke does greet you, general; And he requires your haste-post-haste appearance, Even on the instant. Oth.
What is the matter, think you! Cas. Something from Cyprus, as I may divine; It is a business of some heat: the gallies Have sent a dozen sequent messengers This very night, at one another's heels;
And many of the consuls 15, rais'd, and met,
'Tis well I am found by you.
Ancient, what makes he here? Iago. 'Faith, he to-night hath boarded a land ca.
Cas. I do not understand.
To who? Re-enter OTHELLO. Iago. Marry, to-Come, captain, will you go? Oth.
Have with you. Cas. Here comes another troop to seek for you. Enter BRABANTIO, RODERIGO, and Oficers of night,
with torches and weapons.
Hola! stand there!
Down with him, thief!
[They draw on both sides. VOL. XIV.
Iago. You, Roderigo! come, sir, I am for you. Oth. Keep up your bright swords, for the dew. will
rust them.Good signior, you shall more command with years, Than with your weapons. Bra. O thou foul thief, where hast thou stow'd my
Hold your hands,
Without a prompter.—Where will you that I go
To prison : till fit time
What if I do obey ?
'Tis true, most worthy signior,
How! the duke in council!
The Same. A Council-Chamber.
The Duke, und Senators, sitting at a table; Officers
attending Duke. There is no composition in these news, That gives them credit.
Indeed, they are disproportion d; My letters say, a hundred and seven gallies.
Duke. And mine, a hundred and forty.
And mine, two hundred: But though they jump not on a just account, (As in these cases, where the aim reports, 'Tis oft with difference,) yet do they all confirm A Turkish fleet, and bearing up to Cyprus.
Duke. Nay, it is possible enough to judgement;
Enter an Officer with a Sailor.
Now? the business?
Duke. How say you by this change?
This cannot be,