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Emil. Do thy worst:
This deed of thine is no more worthy heaven, Thy match was mortal to him, and pure grief
Oth. Peace, you were best.
Emil. Thou hast not half the power to do Yea, curse his better angel from his side, And fall to reprobation.
Enter MONTANO, GRATIANO, and IAGO. Mon. What is the matter?-How now, general ?
Emil. O, are you come, Iago? you have done well,
That men must lay their murders on your
O gull! O dolt!
As I have to be hurt.
fess'd it :
Though I lost twenty lives :-Help! help, ho:
Gra. What is the matter?
Emil. Disprove this villain, if thou be'st
He says, thou told'st him that his wife was
I know, thou didst not, thou'rt not such a vil-
Iago. I told him what I thought; and told
I thought so then ;-I'll kill myself for grief.-
Jago. What, are you mad? I charge you, ge
Emil Good gentlemen, let me have leave
Tis proper I obey him, but not now :-
Oth. O, she was foul!
I scarce did know you, uncle: There lies your niece,
Whose breath, indeed, these hands have new. ly stopp'd:
I know, this act shows horrible and grim. Gra. Poor Desdemona! I am glad thy fa ther's dead;
Gra. 'Tis a strange truth.
Mon. O monstrous act!
Oth. Nay, stare not, masters; it is true, indeed.
Than what he found himself was apt and true.
Emil. You told alie; an odious, damned lie;
lago. With Cassio? mistress; Go to, charm O
Emil. I will not charm my tongue; I am Do bound to speak ; My mistress here lies murder'd in her bed.
All. O heavens forfend !§
Emil. And your reports have set the murder
Emil. Villany, villany, villany!-
I think upon't,-I think,- smell't;-0 vil
A precious stone.
$ "More can I bear than Forbid
And she did gratify his amorous works
Emil. O heaven! O heavenly powers! lago. Come, hold your peace.
Emil. 'Twill out, 'twill out;-I hold my
No, I will speak as liberal* as the air;
[IAGO offers to stab his Wife.
Your sword upon a woman?
found by fortune, and did give my husband; For often, with a solemn earnestness, (More than, indeed, belong'd to such a trifle,) He begg'd of me to steal it.
Jago. Villanous whore !
Emil. She gave it Cassio! no, alas; I found
Emil. By heaven, I do not; I do not, gen-
murd'rous coxcomb! what should such a fool
with so good a wife?
[IAGO stabs EMILIA, then runs out. Oth. Are there no stones in heaven, But what serve for the thunder ?-Precious
Gra. The woman falls; sure, he has kill'd his wife.
Emil. Ay, ay; 0, lay me by my mistress'
Gra. He's gone, but his wife's kill'd.
Which I have here recover'd from the Moor:
But kill him rather; I'll after that same vil- Oth. I am not sorry neither; I'd have thee lain,
For 'tis a damned slave
[Exeunt MONTANO and GRATIANO.
Emil. What did thy song bode, lady?
And die in music;-Willow, willow. willow.
neral to bac
read in twas
d make tim for better angel ince arctation
dal: but yet fant Cassio hath times commit Lit:
gratify his an
Be wise, and get you
word upon a woman? il. O thou dail Moor! thou speak'st of, d by tortune, and did often, with a solemn earesta e than, indeed, belong egg'd of me to steal it. 20. Villanons whore! ail. She gave it Cassio! pa I did give't my husband ago. Filth, thou best.
Emil. By heaven, I do not lat
murd'rous coxcomb whats fool o with so good a wife! [LAGO stabs E Oth. Are there no stones in But what serve for the th
So come my soul to bliss, as I speak true:
Oth. I have another weapon in this chamber,
O, here it is :-Uncle, I must come forth.
Thou hast no weapon, and perforce must suffer.
Gra. The woman falls, his wife.
Emil Ay, ay; 0, lay me b Gra. He's gone, but bis
Mon. 'Tis a notorious rilan
Or, naked as I am, I will assault thee.
Gra. What's the matter?
Oth. Behold! I have a weapon;
Than twenty times your stop :-But, O vain
Lod. Wrench his sword from him.
Steel is hardened by
For, in my sense, 'tis happiness to die,
Oth. Why, any thing:
An honourable murderer, if you will;
Pale as thy smock! when we shall meet at
This look of thine will hurl my soul from hea-
Even like thy chastity,
O cursed, cursed slave!-Whip me, ye devils,
Did you and he consent in Cassio's death?
Cas. Dear general, I never gave you cause.
From this time forth I never will speak word.
Gra. Torments will ope your lips.
Lod. Sir, you shall understand what hath befall'n,
Which, as I think, you know not: Here is a
Found in the pocket of the slain Roderigo;
How he upbraids Iago, that he made him
Lod. You must forsake this room, and go
Your power and your command is taken off,
Enter LODOVICO, MONTANO, CASSIO, carried in
That can torment him much, and hold him
Lod. Where is that viper? bring the villain
Oth. Soft you; a word or two, before you
Oth. I look down towards his feet ;-but I
have done the state some service, and they
If that thou be'st a devil, I cannot kill thee.
[OTHELLO wounds IAGO.
No more of that ;-I pray you, in your letters,
being put red-hot into very of one, that lov'd not wisely, but too well; By the stratagem.
To see if his feet be cloven.
Of one, not easily jealous, but, being wrought,
Albeit unused to the melting mood,
Cas. This did I fear, but thought he had no
For he was great of heart.
This is thy work: the object poisons sight:-
Remains the censure* of this hellish villain ; The time, the place, the torture,-0 enforce it!
Lod. O bloody period!
Gra. All, that's spoke, is marr'd. Oth. I kiss'd thee, ere I kill'd thee;-No Myself will straight abroad; and, to the state, way but this, [Falling upon DESDEMONA. This heavy act with heavy heart relate. Killing myself, to die upon a kiss.