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For I will make him tell the tale anew,
Oth. Doft k thou hear, Iago !
lago. That's not amiss;
[m Othello withdraws. Now will I question Caffio of Bianca, A housewife, that by selling her desires, Buys herself bread and · cloaths. It is a creature, That dotes on Caffio; as 'tis the strumpet's plague To beguile many, and be beguild hy one; He, when he hears of her, cannot P refrain From the excess of laughter. Here he comes.
As he shall smile, Othello shall go mad;
Caj. The 'worser that you give me the addition,
lago. Ply Desdemona well, and you are sure on 't.
Caf. Alas, poor * caitiff!
[Afide. lage. Do you hear, Cafio?
Oth. Now he importunes him
9 The qu's, confier; the fo's, com y The fo's omit a. ferve.
2 So the aft q; the reft, indeed for : The fo's omit now.
r faith. s The 2d q. worje.
a So all before P. who omits ir ; fole The three last fo's, R. P. and H. lowed by the rest, except C. gave for give.
o The 2d q. in purtunes. u The fo's and R. down for power. < The ift q. on for o'er; the 2d, w R, first gives this direction. The qu's, cative.
d The qu's have well said but once.
lago. She gives it out that you shall marry her. Do you
intend it? Caf. Ha, ha, ha!
Oth. Do you triumph, · Roman, do you triumph ? [ Afide. .- I
marry' her!. 6 what? a customer ? "I prythee bear some charity to my wit, do not think it so unwholesome. Ha, ha, ha!
Oth. i So, fo, fo, fo. * they laugh that ' win. [ Aside. lago, m Faith the cry goes " that you o fall marry her. Cas. Pr’ythee, say true. lago. I am a P very villain elfe. Oth. Have you 9 scor'd me? well.
[fide. Caf. This is tlle monkey's own giving out : she is persuaded, I will marry her, out of her own love and flattery, not out of my promise.
Oih. Iago beckons ine: now he begins the story. [ Aside.
Cafi She was here even now; The haunts me in every place. I was ' t'other day talking on the sea-bank, with tertain Venetians, and thither comes * this bauble; ' by this hand, • the falls w thus about my neck.
P H. omits very
¢ W. Rogue for Romani
* The art q. omits rbat. The fo's, R. P. and H. omit ber. • The two first fo's omit shall. & The ist q. omits, what? a cuftomer?
q The ift a. fler'd. h All but qu's omit I.
* So the qu's, the rest, the ober. i The 3d fi and all after, except C. s So the qu's; the rest, ibe for ibis. repeat so but twice.
So the ist q; the rest omit by bio k The i ft q. and Ci omit aboy. bani's
1 The ift q. and C. wins; the 2d, u All but the il q. omit pe. The wines; the three first fo's, winnes. fo's, and all after, read and for phe,
m So the oft q; the reft, Wby for w All but the ift q. add me after Feilb.
Oth. Crying, O dear Caffio, as it were : his * gesture im
[Afide. Caf. So hangs, and ' lolls, and weeps upon me, so ? hales, and pulls me. Ha, ha, ha!
Oth. Now he tells how she pluckt him to my chamber. - Oh, I fee that nose of yours, but not that dog I shall throw't to. Caf. Well, I must leave her company. lago. · Before me! look where she comes.
a Caf. 'Tis such another fitchew! marry, a perfum'd one :-What do you mean by this ' haunting of me?
Bian. Let the devil and his dam haunt you! what did you mean by that same handkerchief you gave me even now? I was a fine fool to take it: I must take out the & whole work? A likely piece of work, that you fhould find it in your chamber, and not know who left it there. This is some minx's token, and I muft take out the work?
* The ift q. and ift f. jeffure.
The oft q. makes this speech a part y The ad q. jolls for lolls.
of lago's foregoing one. 2 So the oft q. and C; the ad q. bals; • The ift q. firbo for fiebow. A the rest, shakes for bales.
fitcbew is a polecat. · The qu's omit ob.
f The ift q. banting. b So the qu's; the reft, throw it for 8 So the Iftq; the rest omit wbole. sbrows
h So the qu's; the reft, know me for * ¢ The ad q. joins this speech with not know. the foregoing, and makes it Caffioso
- there, give it the hobby-horse. Wheresoever you had it, til take out no work on't.
Caf. How now, my sweet Bianca ? how now? how now?
Oth. By heaven, that should be my handkerchief. [Afide.
Bian. * An you'll come to supper to-night, you may; kan you will not, come when you are next prepar'd for.
[Exit. lago. After her, after her. Caf. ' Faith, I muft; she'll rail * i' the street else. lago. ^ Will you fup there? Caf. • Yes, I intend fo.
lago. Well, I may chance to see you; for I would very fain speak with you.
Caf. Pr’ythee come. Will you? lago. Go to, say no more.
Manent Othello and Iago.
Oth. How shall I murder him, Iago ??
i So the qu's; the reft, your for tbeo Areets elfe.
* So the qu's and C; the rek, If The 2d q. and 3. omit Will. for An,
• The if q. Faitb for Yes. So the ift q; the rest omit Fairb. p Here C. directs (coming baflily from * So the qu's and C; the reft, in tbe bis concealment,