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      <article class="book" id="R.1">
         <header class="book-titlepage">
            <h1>The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice</h1>
         </header>
         <div class="lists-of-titles">
            <div class="toc">
               <p>
                  <b>Table of Contents</b>
               </p>
               <ul class="toc">
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.2">1. Dramatis Personae</a>
                     </span>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.3">1. ACT I</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Venice. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Another street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  A council-chamber.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  A Sea-port in Cyprus. An open place near the quay.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A hall in the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Before the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  The garden of the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.5">4. SCENE IV.  Before the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  Cyprus. Before the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  Another room In the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.7">5. ACT V</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  Cyprus. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  A bedchamber in the castle: DESDEMONA in bed asleep; a light burning.</a>
                           </span>
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                     </ul>
                  </li>
               </ul>
            </div>
         </div>
         <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
            <header class="preface-titlepage">
               <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
            </header>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">DUKE OF VENICE</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">BRABANTIO, a senator.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Other Senators.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">GRATIANO, brother to Brabantio.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">LODOVICO, kinsman to Brabantio.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">OTHELLO, a noble Moor in the service of the Venetian state.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">CASSIO, his lieutenant.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">IAGO, his ancient.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">RODERIGO, a Venetian gentleman.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">MONTANO, Othello's predecessor in the government of Cyprus.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Clown, servant to Othello. </span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">DESDEMONA, daughter to Brabantio and wife to Othello.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">EMILIA, wife to Iago.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">BIANCA, mistress to Cassio.</span>
            </p>
            <p>
               <span class="personname">Sailor, Messenger, Herald, Officers, Gentlemen, Musicians, and Attendants.</span>
            </p>
            <p>SCENE  Venice: a Sea-port in Cyprus.</p>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.3">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 1. ACT I</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Venice. A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Another street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  A council-chamber.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Venice. A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter RODERIGO and IAGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Tush! never tell me; I take it much unkindly</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou, Iago, who hast had my purse</div>
                     <div class="line">As if the strings were thine, shouldst know of this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Sblood, but you will not hear me:</div>
                     <div class="line">If ever I did dream of such a matter, Abhor me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou told'st me thou didst hold him in thy hate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Despise me, if I do not. Three great ones of the city,</div>
                     <div class="line">In personal suit to make me his lieutenant,</div>
                     <div class="line">Off-capp'd to him: and, by the faith of man,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know my price, I am worth no worse a place:</div>
                     <div class="line">But he; as loving his own pride and purposes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Evades them, with a bombast circumstance</div>
                     <div class="line">Horribly stuff'd with epithets of war;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, in conclusion,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nonsuits my mediators; for, 'Certes,' says he,</div>
                     <div class="line">'I have already chose my officer.'</div>
                     <div class="line">And what was he?</div>
                     <div class="line">Forsooth, a great arithmetician,</div>
                     <div class="line">One Michael Cassio, a Florentine,</div>
                     <div class="line">A fellow almost damn'd in a fair wife;</div>
                     <div class="line">That never set a squadron in the field,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor the division of a battle knows</div>
                     <div class="line">More than a spinster; unless the bookish theoric,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein the toged consuls can propose</div>
                     <div class="line">As masterly as he: mere prattle, without practise,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is all his soldiership. But he, sir, had the election:</div>
                     <div class="line">And I, of whom his eyes had seen the proof</div>
                     <div class="line">At Rhodes, at Cyprus and on other grounds</div>
                     <div class="line">Christian and heathen, must be be-lee'd and calm'd</div>
                     <div class="line">By debitor and creditor: this counter-caster,</div>
                     <div class="line">He, in good time, must his lieutenant be,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I--God bless the mark!--his Moorship's ancient.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, I rather would have been his hangman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, there's no remedy; 'tis the curse of service,</div>
                     <div class="line">Preferment goes by letter and affection,</div>
                     <div class="line">And not by old gradation, where each second</div>
                     <div class="line">Stood heir to the first. Now, sir, be judge yourself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whether I in any just term am affined</div>
                     <div class="line">To love the Moor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not follow him then.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, sir, content you;</div>
                     <div class="line">I follow him to serve my turn upon him:</div>
                     <div class="line">We cannot all be masters, nor all masters</div>
                     <div class="line">Cannot be truly follow'd. You shall mark</div>
                     <div class="line">Many a duteous and knee-crooking knave,</div>
                     <div class="line">That, doting on his own obsequious bondage,</div>
                     <div class="line">Wears out his time, much like his master's ass,</div>
                     <div class="line">For nought but provender, and when he's old, cashier'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">Whip me such honest knaves. Others there are</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, trimm'd in forms and visages of duty,</div>
                     <div class="line">Keep yet their hearts attending on themselves,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, throwing but shows of service on their lords,</div>
                     <div class="line">Do well thrive by them and when they have lined</div>
                     <div class="line">their coats</div>
                     <div class="line">Do themselves homage: these fellows have some soul;</div>
                     <div class="line">And such a one do I profess myself. For, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">It is as sure as you are Roderigo,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were I the Moor, I would not be Iago:</div>
                     <div class="line">In following him, I follow but myself;</div>
                     <div class="line">Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty,</div>
                     <div class="line">But seeming so, for my peculiar end:</div>
                     <div class="line">For when my outward action doth demonstrate</div>
                     <div class="line">The native act and figure of my heart</div>
                     <div class="line">In compliment extern, 'tis not long after</div>
                     <div class="line">But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve</div>
                     <div class="line">For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What a full fortune does the thicklips owe</div>
                     <div class="line">If he can carry't thus!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Call up her father,</div>
                     <div class="line">Rouse him: make after him, poison his delight,</div>
                     <div class="line">Proclaim him in the streets; incense her kinsmen,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, though he in a fertile climate dwell,</div>
                     <div class="line">Plague him with flies: though that his joy be joy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet throw such changes of vexation on't,</div>
                     <div class="line">As it may lose some colour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is her father's house; I'll call aloud.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Do, with like timorous accent and dire yell</div>
                     <div class="line">As when, by night and negligence, the fire</div>
                     <div class="line">Is spied in populous cities.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, ho, Brabantio! Signior Brabantio, ho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Awake! what, ho, Brabantio! thieves! thieves! thieves!</div>
                     <div class="line">Look to your house, your daughter and your bags!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thieves! thieves!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>BRABANTIO appears above, at a window</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the reason of this terrible summons?</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the matter there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior, is all your family within?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Are your doors lock'd?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, wherefore ask you this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Zounds, sir, you're robb'd; for shame, put on</div>
                     <div class="line">your gown;</div>
                     <div class="line">Your heart is burst, you have lost half your soul;</div>
                     <div class="line">Even now, now, very now, an old black ram</div>
                     <div class="line">Is topping your white ewe. Arise, arise;</div>
                     <div class="line">Awake the snorting citizens with the bell,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else the devil will make a grandsire of you:</div>
                     <div class="line">Arise, I say.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, have you lost your wits?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Most reverend signior, do you know my voice?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not I what are you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">My name is Roderigo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">The worser welcome:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have charged thee not to haunt about my doors:</div>
                     <div class="line">In honest plainness thou hast heard me say</div>
                     <div class="line">My daughter is not for thee; and now, in madness,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being full of supper and distempering draughts,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon malicious bravery, dost thou come</div>
                     <div class="line">To start my quiet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, sir, sir,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">But thou must needs be sure</div>
                     <div class="line">My spirit and my place have in them power</div>
                     <div class="line">To make this bitter to thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Patience, good sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What tell'st thou me of robbing? this is Venice;</div>
                     <div class="line">My house is not a grange.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Most grave Brabantio,</div>
                     <div class="line">In simple and pure soul I come to you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Zounds, sir, you are one of those that will not</div>
                     <div class="line">serve God, if the devil bid you. Because we come to</div>
                     <div class="line">do you service and you think we are ruffians, you'll</div>
                     <div class="line">have your daughter covered with a Barbary horse;</div>
                     <div class="line">you'll have your nephews neigh to you; you'll have</div>
                     <div class="line">coursers for cousins and gennets for germans.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What profane wretch art thou?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am one, sir, that comes to tell you your daughter</div>
                     <div class="line">and the Moor are now making the beast with two backs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art a villain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You are--a senator.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">This thou shalt answer; I know thee, Roderigo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, I will answer any thing. But, I beseech you,</div>
                     <div class="line">If't be your pleasure and most wise consent,</div>
                     <div class="line">As partly I find it is, that your fair daughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">At this odd-even and dull watch o' the night,</div>
                     <div class="line">Transported, with no worse nor better guard</div>
                     <div class="line">But with a knave of common hire, a gondolier,</div>
                     <div class="line">To the gross clasps of a lascivious Moor--</div>
                     <div class="line">If this be known to you and your allowance,</div>
                     <div class="line">We then have done you bold and saucy wrongs;</div>
                     <div class="line">But if you know not this, my manners tell me</div>
                     <div class="line">We have your wrong rebuke. Do not believe</div>
                     <div class="line">That, from the sense of all civility,</div>
                     <div class="line">I thus would play and trifle with your reverence:</div>
                     <div class="line">Your daughter, if you have not given her leave,</div>
                     <div class="line">I say again, hath made a gross revolt;</div>
                     <div class="line">Tying her duty, beauty, wit and fortunes</div>
                     <div class="line">In an extravagant and wheeling stranger</div>
                     <div class="line">Of here and every where. Straight satisfy yourself:</div>
                     <div class="line">If she be in her chamber or your house,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let loose on me the justice of the state</div>
                     <div class="line">For thus deluding you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Strike on the tinder, ho!</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me a taper! call up all my people!</div>
                     <div class="line">This accident is not unlike my dream:</div>
                     <div class="line">Belief of it oppresses me already.</div>
                     <div class="line">Light, I say! light!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit above</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell; for I must leave you:</div>
                     <div class="line">It seems not meet, nor wholesome to my place,</div>
                     <div class="line">To be produced--as, if I stay, I shall--</div>
                     <div class="line">Against the Moor: for, I do know, the state,</div>
                     <div class="line">However this may gall him with some cheque,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cannot with safety cast him, for he's embark'd</div>
                     <div class="line">With such loud reason to the Cyprus wars,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which even now stand in act, that, for their souls,</div>
                     <div class="line">Another of his fathom they have none,</div>
                     <div class="line">To lead their business: in which regard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though I do hate him as I do hell-pains.</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, for necessity of present life,</div>
                     <div class="line">I must show out a flag and sign of love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which is indeed but sign. That you shall surely find him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lead to the Sagittary the raised search;</div>
                     <div class="line">And there will I be with him. So, farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <p>Enter, below, BRABANTIO, and Servants with torches</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is too true an evil: gone she is;</div>
                     <div class="line">And what's to come of my despised time</div>
                     <div class="line">Is nought but bitterness. Now, Roderigo,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where didst thou see her? O unhappy girl!</div>
                     <div class="line">With the Moor, say'st thou? Who would be a father!</div>
                     <div class="line">How didst thou know 'twas she? O she deceives me</div>
                     <div class="line">Past thought! What said she to you? Get more tapers:</div>
                     <div class="line">Raise all my kindred. Are they married, think you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, I think they are.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O heaven! How got she out? O treason of the blood!</div>
                     <div class="line">Fathers, from hence trust not your daughters' minds</div>
                     <div class="line">By what you see them act. Is there not charms</div>
                     <div class="line">By which the property of youth and maidhood</div>
                     <div class="line">May be abused? Have you not read, Roderigo,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of some such thing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, sir, I have indeed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Call up my brother. O, would you had had her!</div>
                     <div class="line">Some one way, some another. Do you know</div>
                     <div class="line">Where we may apprehend her and the Moor?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I think I can discover him, if you please,</div>
                     <div class="line">To get good guard and go along with me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray you, lead on. At every house I'll call;</div>
                     <div class="line">I may command at most. Get weapons, ho!</div>
                     <div class="line">And raise some special officers of night.</div>
                     <div class="line">On, good Roderigo: I'll deserve your pains.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  Another street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO, IAGO, and Attendants with torches</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Though in the trade of war I have slain men,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet do I hold it very stuff o' the conscience</div>
                     <div class="line">To do no contrived murder: I lack iniquity</div>
                     <div class="line">Sometimes to do me service: nine or ten times</div>
                     <div class="line">I had thought to have yerk'd him here under the ribs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis better as it is.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, but he prated,</div>
                     <div class="line">And spoke such scurvy and provoking terms</div>
                     <div class="line">Against your honour</div>
                     <div class="line">That, with the little godliness I have,</div>
                     <div class="line">I did full hard forbear him. But, I pray you, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you fast married? Be assured of this,</div>
                     <div class="line">That the magnifico is much beloved,</div>
                     <div class="line">And hath in his effect a voice potential</div>
                     <div class="line">As double as the duke's: he will divorce you;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or put upon you what restraint and grievance</div>
                     <div class="line">The law, with all his might to enforce it on,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will give him cable.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him do his spite:</div>
                     <div class="line">My services which I have done the signiory</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall out-tongue his complaints. 'Tis yet to know,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, when I know that boasting is an honour,</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall promulgate--I fetch my life and being</div>
                     <div class="line">From men of royal siege, and my demerits</div>
                     <div class="line">May speak unbonneted to as proud a fortune</div>
                     <div class="line">As this that I have reach'd: for know, Iago,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that I love the gentle Desdemona,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not my unhoused free condition</div>
                     <div class="line">Put into circumscription and confine</div>
                     <div class="line">For the sea's worth. But, look! what lights come yond?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Those are the raised father and his friends:</div>
                     <div class="line">You were best go in.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not I I must be found:</div>
                     <div class="line">My parts, my title and my perfect soul</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall manifest me rightly. Is it they?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">By Janus, I think no.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CASSIO, and certain Officers with torches</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">The servants of the duke, and my lieutenant.</div>
                     <div class="line">The goodness of the night upon you, friends!</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the news?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">The duke does greet you, general,</div>
                     <div class="line">And he requires your haste-post-haste appearance,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even on the instant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the matter, think you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Something from Cyprus as I may divine:</div>
                     <div class="line">It is a business of some heat: the galleys</div>
                     <div class="line">Have sent a dozen sequent messengers</div>
                     <div class="line">This very night at one another's heels,</div>
                     <div class="line">And many of the consuls, raised and met,</div>
                     <div class="line">Are at the duke's already: you have been</div>
                     <div class="line">hotly call'd for;</div>
                     <div class="line">When, being not at your lodging to be found,</div>
                     <div class="line">The senate hath sent about three several guests</div>
                     <div class="line">To search you out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis well I am found by you.</div>
                     <div class="line">I will but spend a word here in the house,</div>
                     <div class="line">And go with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ancient, what makes he here?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Faith, he to-night hath boarded a land carack:</div>
                     <div class="line">If it prove lawful prize, he's made for ever.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not understand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">He's married.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">To who?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter OTHELLO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, to--Come, captain, will you go?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Have with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Here comes another troop to seek for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is Brabantio. General, be advised;</div>
                     <div class="line">He comes to bad intent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BRABANTIO, RODERIGO, and Officers with
torches and weapons</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Holla! stand there!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior, it is the Moor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Down with him, thief!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They draw on both sides</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You, Roderigo! come, sir, I am for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Keep up your bright swords, for the dew will rust them.</div>
                     <div class="line">Good signior, you shall more command with years</div>
                     <div class="line">Than with your weapons.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O thou foul thief, where hast thou stow'd my daughter?</div>
                     <div class="line">Damn'd as thou art, thou hast enchanted her;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I'll refer me to all things of sense,</div>
                     <div class="line">If she in chains of magic were not bound,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whether a maid so tender, fair and happy,</div>
                     <div class="line">So opposite to marriage that she shunned</div>
                     <div class="line">The wealthy curled darlings of our nation,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would ever have, to incur a general mock,</div>
                     <div class="line">Run from her guardage to the sooty bosom</div>
                     <div class="line">Of such a thing as thou, to fear, not to delight.</div>
                     <div class="line">Judge me the world, if 'tis not gross in sense</div>
                     <div class="line">That thou hast practised on her with foul charms,</div>
                     <div class="line">Abused her delicate youth with drugs or minerals</div>
                     <div class="line">That weaken motion: I'll have't disputed on;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis probable and palpable to thinking.</div>
                     <div class="line">I therefore apprehend and do attach thee</div>
                     <div class="line">For an abuser of the world, a practiser</div>
                     <div class="line">Of arts inhibited and out of warrant.</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay hold upon him: if he do resist,</div>
                     <div class="line">Subdue him at his peril.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold your hands,</div>
                     <div class="line">Both you of my inclining, and the rest:</div>
                     <div class="line">Were it my cue to fight, I should have known it</div>
                     <div class="line">Without a prompter. Where will you that I go</div>
                     <div class="line">To answer this your charge?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">To prison, till fit time</div>
                     <div class="line">Of law and course of direct session</div>
                     <div class="line">Call thee to answer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What if I do obey?</div>
                     <div class="line">How may the duke be therewith satisfied,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose messengers are here about my side,</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon some present business of the state</div>
                     <div class="line">To bring me to him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Officer</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis true, most worthy signior;</div>
                     <div class="line">The duke's in council and your noble self,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sure, is sent for.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">How! the duke in council!</div>
                     <div class="line">In this time of the night! Bring him away:</div>
                     <div class="line">Mine's not an idle cause: the duke himself,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or any of my brothers of the state,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cannot but feel this wrong as 'twere their own;</div>
                     <div class="line">For if such actions may have passage free,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bond-slaves and pagans shall our statesmen be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.3.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  A council-chamber.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>The DUKE and Senators sitting at a table; Officers
attending</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no composition in these news</div>
                     <div class="line">That gives them credit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, they are disproportion'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">My letters say a hundred and seven galleys.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">And mine, a hundred and forty.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">And mine, two hundred:</div>
                     <div class="line">But though they jump not on a just account,--</div>
                     <div class="line">As in these cases, where the aim reports,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis oft with difference--yet do they all confirm</div>
                     <div class="line">A Turkish fleet, and bearing up to Cyprus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, it is possible enough to judgment:</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not so secure me in the error,</div>
                     <div class="line">But the main article I do approve</div>
                     <div class="line">In fearful sense.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Sailor</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Within</span>  What, ho! what, ho! what, ho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Officer</div>
                     <div class="line">A messenger from the galleys.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Sailor</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, what's the business?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Sailor</div>
                     <div class="line">The Turkish preparation makes for Rhodes;</div>
                     <div class="line">So was I bid report here to the state</div>
                     <div class="line">By Signior Angelo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">How say you by this change?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">This cannot be,</div>
                     <div class="line">By no assay of reason: 'tis a pageant,</div>
                     <div class="line">To keep us in false gaze. When we consider</div>
                     <div class="line">The importancy of Cyprus to the Turk,</div>
                     <div class="line">And let ourselves again but understand,</div>
                     <div class="line">That as it more concerns the Turk than Rhodes,</div>
                     <div class="line">So may he with more facile question bear it,</div>
                     <div class="line">For that it stands not in such warlike brace,</div>
                     <div class="line">But altogether lacks the abilities</div>
                     <div class="line">That Rhodes is dress'd in: if we make thought of this,</div>
                     <div class="line">We must not think the Turk is so unskilful</div>
                     <div class="line">To leave that latest which concerns him first,</div>
                     <div class="line">Neglecting an attempt of ease and gain,</div>
                     <div class="line">To wake and wage a danger profitless.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, in all confidence, he's not for Rhodes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Officer</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is more news.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Messenger</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">The Ottomites, reverend and gracious,</div>
                     <div class="line">Steering with due course towards the isle of Rhodes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have there injointed them with an after fleet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, so I thought. How many, as you guess?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Messenger</div>
                     <div class="line">Of thirty sail: and now they do restem</div>
                     <div class="line">Their backward course, bearing with frank appearance</div>
                     <div class="line">Their purposes toward Cyprus. Signior Montano,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your trusty and most valiant servitor,</div>
                     <div class="line">With his free duty recommends you thus,</div>
                     <div class="line">And prays you to believe him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis certain, then, for Cyprus.</div>
                     <div class="line">Marcus Luccicos, is not he in town?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">He's now in Florence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Write from us to him; post-post-haste dispatch.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">Here comes Brabantio and the valiant Moor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BRABANTIO, OTHELLO, IAGO, RODERIGO, and Officers</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Valiant Othello, we must straight employ you</div>
                     <div class="line">Against the general enemy Ottoman.</div>
                     <p>To BRABANTIO</p>
                     <div class="line">I did not see you; welcome, gentle signior;</div>
                     <div class="line">We lack'd your counsel and your help tonight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">So did I yours. Good your grace, pardon me;</div>
                     <div class="line">Neither my place nor aught I heard of business</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath raised me from my bed, nor doth the general care</div>
                     <div class="line">Take hold on me, for my particular grief</div>
                     <div class="line">Is of so flood-gate and o'erbearing nature</div>
                     <div class="line">That it engluts and swallows other sorrows</div>
                     <div class="line">And it is still itself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, what's the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">My daughter! O, my daughter!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="speaker">Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">Dead?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, to me;</div>
                     <div class="line">She is abused, stol'n from me, and corrupted</div>
                     <div class="line">By spells and medicines bought of mountebanks;</div>
                     <div class="line">For nature so preposterously to err,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being not deficient, blind, or lame of sense,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sans witchcraft could not.</div>
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               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Whoe'er he be that in this foul proceeding</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath thus beguiled your daughter of herself</div>
                     <div class="line">And you of her, the bloody book of law</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall yourself read in the bitter letter</div>
                     <div class="line">After your own sense, yea, though our proper son</div>
                     <div class="line">Stood in your action.</div>
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               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Humbly I thank your grace.</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is the man, this Moor, whom now, it seems,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your special mandate for the state-affairs</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath hither brought.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="speaker">Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">We are very sorry for't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To OTHELLO</span>  What, in your own part, can you say to this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing, but this is so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Most potent, grave, and reverend signiors,</div>
                     <div class="line">My very noble and approved good masters,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I have ta'en away this old man's daughter,</div>
                     <div class="line">It is most true; true, I have married her:</div>
                     <div class="line">The very head and front of my offending</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath this extent, no more. Rude am I in my speech,</div>
                     <div class="line">And little bless'd with the soft phrase of peace:</div>
                     <div class="line">For since these arms of mine had seven years' pith,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till now some nine moons wasted, they have used</div>
                     <div class="line">Their dearest action in the tented field,</div>
                     <div class="line">And little of this great world can I speak,</div>
                     <div class="line">More than pertains to feats of broil and battle,</div>
                     <div class="line">And therefore little shall I grace my cause</div>
                     <div class="line">In speaking for myself. Yet, by your gracious patience,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will a round unvarnish'd tale deliver</div>
                     <div class="line">Of my whole course of love; what drugs, what charms,</div>
                     <div class="line">What conjuration and what mighty magic,</div>
                     <div class="line">For such proceeding I am charged withal,</div>
                     <div class="line">I won his daughter.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">A maiden never bold;</div>
                     <div class="line">Of spirit so still and quiet, that her motion</div>
                     <div class="line">Blush'd at herself; and she, in spite of nature,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of years, of country, credit, every thing,</div>
                     <div class="line">To fall in love with what she fear'd to look on!</div>
                     <div class="line">It is a judgment maim'd and most imperfect</div>
                     <div class="line">That will confess perfection so could err</div>
                     <div class="line">Against all rules of nature, and must be driven</div>
                     <div class="line">To find out practises of cunning hell,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why this should be. I therefore vouch again</div>
                     <div class="line">That with some mixtures powerful o'er the blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or with some dram conjured to this effect,</div>
                     <div class="line">He wrought upon her.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">To vouch this, is no proof,</div>
                     <div class="line">Without more wider and more overt test</div>
                     <div class="line">Than these thin habits and poor likelihoods</div>
                     <div class="line">Of modern seeming do prefer against him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">First Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">But, Othello, speak:</div>
                     <div class="line">Did you by indirect and forced courses</div>
                     <div class="line">Subdue and poison this young maid's affections?</div>
                     <div class="line">Or came it by request and such fair question</div>
                     <div class="line">As soul to soul affordeth?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do beseech you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Send for the lady to the Sagittary,</div>
                     <div class="line">And let her speak of me before her father:</div>
                     <div class="line">If you do find me foul in her report,</div>
                     <div class="line">The trust, the office I do hold of you,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not only take away, but let your sentence</div>
                     <div class="line">Even fall upon my life.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Fetch Desdemona hither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ancient, conduct them: you best know the place.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt IAGO and Attendants</p>
                     <div class="line">And, till she come, as truly as to heaven</div>
                     <div class="line">I do confess the vices of my blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">So justly to your grave ears I'll present</div>
                     <div class="line">How I did thrive in this fair lady's love,</div>
                     <div class="line">And she in mine.</div>
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               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Say it, Othello.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Her father loved me; oft invited me;</div>
                     <div class="line">Still question'd me the story of my life,</div>
                     <div class="line">From year to year, the battles, sieges, fortunes,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I have passed.</div>
                     <div class="line">I ran it through, even from my boyish days,</div>
                     <div class="line">To the very moment that he bade me tell it;</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of moving accidents by flood and field</div>
                     <div class="line">Of hair-breadth scapes i' the imminent deadly breach,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of being taken by the insolent foe</div>
                     <div class="line">And sold to slavery, of my redemption thence</div>
                     <div class="line">And portance in my travels' history:</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein of antres vast and deserts idle,</div>
                     <div class="line">Rough quarries, rocks and hills whose heads touch heaven</div>
                     <div class="line">It was my hint to speak,--such was the process;</div>
                     <div class="line">And of the Cannibals that each other eat,</div>
                     <div class="line">The Anthropophagi and men whose heads</div>
                     <div class="line">Do grow beneath their shoulders. This to hear</div>
                     <div class="line">Would Desdemona seriously incline:</div>
                     <div class="line">But still the house-affairs would draw her thence:</div>
                     <div class="line">Which ever as she could with haste dispatch,</div>
                     <div class="line">She'ld come again, and with a greedy ear</div>
                     <div class="line">Devour up my discourse: which I observing,</div>
                     <div class="line">Took once a pliant hour, and found good means</div>
                     <div class="line">To draw from her a prayer of earnest heart</div>
                     <div class="line">That I would all my pilgrimage dilate,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereof by parcels she had something heard,</div>
                     <div class="line">But not intentively: I did consent,</div>
                     <div class="line">And often did beguile her of her tears,</div>
                     <div class="line">When I did speak of some distressful stroke</div>
                     <div class="line">That my youth suffer'd. My story being done,</div>
                     <div class="line">She gave me for my pains a world of sighs:</div>
                     <div class="line">She swore, in faith, twas strange, 'twas passing strange,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful:</div>
                     <div class="line">She wish'd she had not heard it, yet she wish'd</div>
                     <div class="line">That heaven had made her such a man: she thank'd me,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her,</div>
                     <div class="line">I should but teach him how to tell my story.</div>
                     <div class="line">And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake:</div>
                     <div class="line">She loved me for the dangers I had pass'd,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I loved her that she did pity them.</div>
                     <div class="line">This only is the witchcraft I have used:</div>
                     <div class="line">Here comes the lady; let her witness it.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Enter DESDEMONA, IAGO, and Attendants</p>
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">I think this tale would win my daughter too.</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Brabantio,</div>
                     <div class="line">Take up this mangled matter at the best:</div>
                     <div class="line">Men do their broken weapons rather use</div>
                     <div class="line">Than their bare hands.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, hear her speak:</div>
                     <div class="line">If she confess that she was half the wooer,</div>
                     <div class="line">Destruction on my head, if my bad blame</div>
                     <div class="line">Light on the man! Come hither, gentle mistress:</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you perceive in all this noble company</div>
                     <div class="line">Where most you owe obedience?</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My noble father,</div>
                     <div class="line">I do perceive here a divided duty:</div>
                     <div class="line">To you I am bound for life and education;</div>
                     <div class="line">My life and education both do learn me</div>
                     <div class="line">How to respect you; you are the lord of duty;</div>
                     <div class="line">I am hitherto your daughter: but here's my husband,</div>
                     <div class="line">And so much duty as my mother show'd</div>
                     <div class="line">To you, preferring you before her father,</div>
                     <div class="line">So much I challenge that I may profess</div>
                     <div class="line">Due to the Moor my lord.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">God be wi' you! I have done.</div>
                     <div class="line">Please it your grace, on to the state-affairs:</div>
                     <div class="line">I had rather to adopt a child than get it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come hither, Moor:</div>
                     <div class="line">I here do give thee that with all my heart</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, but thou hast already, with all my heart</div>
                     <div class="line">I would keep from thee. For your sake, jewel,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am glad at soul I have no other child:</div>
                     <div class="line">For thy escape would teach me tyranny,</div>
                     <div class="line">To hang clogs on them. I have done, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me speak like yourself, and lay a sentence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, as a grise or step, may help these lovers</div>
                     <div class="line">Into your favour.</div>
                     <div class="line">When remedies are past, the griefs are ended</div>
                     <div class="line">By seeing the worst, which late on hopes depended.</div>
                     <div class="line">To mourn a mischief that is past and gone</div>
                     <div class="line">Is the next way to draw new mischief on.</div>
                     <div class="line">What cannot be preserved when fortune takes</div>
                     <div class="line">Patience her injury a mockery makes.</div>
                     <div class="line">The robb'd that smiles steals something from the thief;</div>
                     <div class="line">He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.</div>
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               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">So let the Turk of Cyprus us beguile;</div>
                     <div class="line">We lose it not, so long as we can smile.</div>
                     <div class="line">He bears the sentence well that nothing bears</div>
                     <div class="line">But the free comfort which from thence he hears,</div>
                     <div class="line">But he bears both the sentence and the sorrow</div>
                     <div class="line">That, to pay grief, must of poor patience borrow.</div>
                     <div class="line">These sentences, to sugar, or to gall,</div>
                     <div class="line">Being strong on both sides, are equivocal:</div>
                     <div class="line">But words are words; I never yet did hear</div>
                     <div class="line">That the bruised heart was pierced through the ear.</div>
                     <div class="line">I humbly beseech you, proceed to the affairs of state.</div>
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               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">The Turk with a most mighty preparation makes for</div>
                     <div class="line">Cyprus. Othello, the fortitude of the place is best</div>
                     <div class="line">known to you; and though we have there a substitute</div>
                     <div class="line">of most allowed sufficiency, yet opinion, a</div>
                     <div class="line">sovereign mistress of effects, throws a more safer</div>
                     <div class="line">voice on you: you must therefore be content to</div>
                     <div class="line">slubber the gloss of your new fortunes with this</div>
                     <div class="line">more stubborn and boisterous expedition.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">The tyrant custom, most grave senators,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath made the flinty and steel couch of war</div>
                     <div class="line">My thrice-driven bed of down: I do agnise</div>
                     <div class="line">A natural and prompt alacrity</div>
                     <div class="line">I find in hardness, and do undertake</div>
                     <div class="line">These present wars against the Ottomites.</div>
                     <div class="line">Most humbly therefore bending to your state,</div>
                     <div class="line">I crave fit disposition for my wife.</div>
                     <div class="line">Due reference of place and exhibition,</div>
                     <div class="line">With such accommodation and besort</div>
                     <div class="line">As levels with her breeding.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">If you please,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be't at her father's.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll not have it so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor I.</div>
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               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor I; I would not there reside,</div>
                     <div class="line">To put my father in impatient thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">By being in his eye. Most gracious duke,</div>
                     <div class="line">To my unfolding lend your prosperous ear;</div>
                     <div class="line">And let me find a charter in your voice,</div>
                     <div class="line">To assist my simpleness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">What would You, Desdemona?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">That I did love the Moor to live with him,</div>
                     <div class="line">My downright violence and storm of fortunes</div>
                     <div class="line">May trumpet to the world: my heart's subdued</div>
                     <div class="line">Even to the very quality of my lord:</div>
                     <div class="line">I saw Othello's visage in his mind,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to his honour and his valiant parts</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I my soul and fortunes consecrate.</div>
                     <div class="line">So that, dear lords, if I be left behind,</div>
                     <div class="line">A moth of peace, and he go to the war,</div>
                     <div class="line">The rites for which I love him are bereft me,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I a heavy interim shall support</div>
                     <div class="line">By his dear absence. Let me go with him.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Let her have your voices.</div>
                     <div class="line">Vouch with me, heaven, I therefore beg it not,</div>
                     <div class="line">To please the palate of my appetite,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor to comply with heat--the young affects</div>
                     <div class="line">In me defunct--and proper satisfaction.</div>
                     <div class="line">But to be free and bounteous to her mind:</div>
                     <div class="line">And heaven defend your good souls, that you think</div>
                     <div class="line">I will your serious and great business scant</div>
                     <div class="line">For she is with me: no, when light-wing'd toys</div>
                     <div class="line">Of feather'd Cupid seal with wanton dullness</div>
                     <div class="line">My speculative and officed instruments,</div>
                     <div class="line">That my disports corrupt and taint my business,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let housewives make a skillet of my helm,</div>
                     <div class="line">And all indign and base adversities</div>
                     <div class="line">Make head against my estimation!</div>
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               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Be it as you shall privately determine,</div>
                     <div class="line">Either for her stay or going: the affair cries haste,</div>
                     <div class="line">And speed must answer it.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">First Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">You must away to-night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">With all my heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">At nine i' the morning here we'll meet again.</div>
                     <div class="line">Othello, leave some officer behind,</div>
                     <div class="line">And he shall our commission bring to you;</div>
                     <div class="line">With such things else of quality and respect</div>
                     <div class="line">As doth import you.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">So please your grace, my ancient;</div>
                     <div class="line">A man he is of honest and trust:</div>
                     <div class="line">To his conveyance I assign my wife,</div>
                     <div class="line">With what else needful your good grace shall think</div>
                     <div class="line">To be sent after me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">DUKE OF VENICE</div>
                     <div class="line">Let it be so.</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night to every one.</div>
                     <p>To BRABANTIO</p>
                     <div class="line">And, noble signior,</div>
                     <div class="line">If virtue no delighted beauty lack,</div>
                     <div class="line">Your son-in-law is far more fair than black.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">First Senator</div>
                     <div class="line">Adieu, brave Moor, use Desdemona well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
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                     <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see:</div>
                     <div class="line">She has deceived her father, and may thee.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Exeunt DUKE OF VENICE, Senators, Officers, &c</p>
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                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">My life upon her faith! Honest Iago,</div>
                     <div class="line">My Desdemona must I leave to thee:</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, let thy wife attend on her:</div>
                     <div class="line">And bring them after in the best advantage.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Desdemona: I have but an hour</div>
                     <div class="line">Of love, of worldly matters and direction,</div>
                     <div class="line">To spend with thee: we must obey the time.</div>
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               <p>Exeunt OTHELLO and DESDEMONA</p>
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                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Iago,--</div>
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                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What say'st thou, noble heart?</div>
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               </div>
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                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What will I do, thinkest thou?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, go to bed, and sleep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will incontinently drown myself.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou dost, I shall never love thee after. Why,</div>
                     <div class="line">thou silly gentleman!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
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                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is silliness to live when to live is torment; and</div>
                     <div class="line">then have we a prescription to die when death is our physician.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O villainous! I have looked upon the world for four</div>
                     <div class="line">times seven years; and since I could distinguish</div>
                     <div class="line">betwixt a benefit and an injury, I never found man</div>
                     <div class="line">that knew how to love himself. Ere I would say, I</div>
                     <div class="line">would drown myself for the love of a guinea-hen, I</div>
                     <div class="line">would change my humanity with a baboon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What should I do? I confess it is my shame to be so</div>
                     <div class="line">fond; but it is not in my virtue to amend it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Virtue! a fig! 'tis in ourselves that we are thus</div>
                     <div class="line">or thus. Our bodies are our gardens, to the which</div>
                     <div class="line">our wills are gardeners: so that if we will plant</div>
                     <div class="line">nettles, or sow lettuce, set hyssop and weed up</div>
                     <div class="line">thyme, supply it with one gender of herbs, or</div>
                     <div class="line">distract it with many, either to have it sterile</div>
                     <div class="line">with idleness, or manured with industry, why, the</div>
                     <div class="line">power and corrigible authority of this lies in our</div>
                     <div class="line">wills. If the balance of our lives had not one</div>
                     <div class="line">scale of reason to poise another of sensuality, the</div>
                     <div class="line">blood and baseness of our natures would conduct us</div>
                     <div class="line">to most preposterous conclusions: but we have</div>
                     <div class="line">reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal</div>
                     <div class="line">stings, our unbitted lusts, whereof I take this that</div>
                     <div class="line">you call love to be a sect or scion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">It cannot be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is merely a lust of the blood and a permission of</div>
                     <div class="line">the will. Come, be a man. Drown thyself! drown</div>
                     <div class="line">cats and blind puppies. I have professed me thy</div>
                     <div class="line">friend and I confess me knit to thy deserving with</div>
                     <div class="line">cables of perdurable toughness; I could never</div>
                     <div class="line">better stead thee than now. Put money in thy</div>
                     <div class="line">purse; follow thou the wars; defeat thy favour with</div>
                     <div class="line">an usurped beard; I say, put money in thy purse. It</div>
                     <div class="line">cannot be that Desdemona should long continue her</div>
                     <div class="line">love to the Moor,-- put money in thy purse,--nor he</div>
                     <div class="line">his to her: it was a violent commencement, and thou</div>
                     <div class="line">shalt see an answerable sequestration:--put but</div>
                     <div class="line">money in thy purse. These Moors are changeable in</div>
                     <div class="line">their wills: fill thy purse with money:--the food</div>
                     <div class="line">that to him now is as luscious as locusts, shall be</div>
                     <div class="line">to him shortly as bitter as coloquintida. She must</div>
                     <div class="line">change for youth: when she is sated with his body,</div>
                     <div class="line">she will find the error of her choice: she must</div>
                     <div class="line">have change, she must: therefore put money in thy</div>
                     <div class="line">purse. If thou wilt needs damn thyself, do it a</div>
                     <div class="line">more delicate way than drowning. Make all the money</div>
                     <div class="line">thou canst: if sanctimony and a frail vow betwixt</div>
                     <div class="line">an erring barbarian and a supersubtle Venetian not</div>
                     <div class="line">too hard for my wits and all the tribe of hell, thou</div>
                     <div class="line">shalt enjoy her; therefore make money. A pox of</div>
                     <div class="line">drowning thyself! it is clean out of the way: seek</div>
                     <div class="line">thou rather to be hanged in compassing thy joy than</div>
                     <div class="line">to be drowned and go without her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Wilt thou be fast to my hopes, if I depend on</div>
                     <div class="line">the issue?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art sure of me:--go, make money:--I have told</div>
                     <div class="line">thee often, and I re-tell thee again and again, I</div>
                     <div class="line">hate the Moor: my cause is hearted; thine hath no</div>
                     <div class="line">less reason. Let us be conjunctive in our revenge</div>
                     <div class="line">against him: if thou canst cuckold him, thou dost</div>
                     <div class="line">thyself a pleasure, me a sport. There are many</div>
                     <div class="line">events in the womb of time which will be delivered.</div>
                     <div class="line">Traverse! go, provide thy money. We will have more</div>
                     <div class="line">of this to-morrow. Adieu.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Where shall we meet i' the morning?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">At my lodging.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll be with thee betimes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to; farewell. Do you hear, Roderigo?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What say you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">No more of drowning, do you hear?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am changed: I'll go sell all my land.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thus do I ever make my fool my purse:</div>
                     <div class="line">For I mine own gain'd knowledge should profane,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I would time expend with such a snipe.</div>
                     <div class="line">But for my sport and profit. I hate the Moor:</div>
                     <div class="line">And it is thought abroad, that 'twixt my sheets</div>
                     <div class="line">He has done my office: I know not if't be true;</div>
                     <div class="line">But I, for mere suspicion in that kind,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will do as if for surety. He holds me well;</div>
                     <div class="line">The better shall my purpose work on him.</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassio's a proper man: let me see now:</div>
                     <div class="line">To get his place and to plume up my will</div>
                     <div class="line">In double knavery--How, how? Let's see:--</div>
                     <div class="line">After some time, to abuse Othello's ear</div>
                     <div class="line">That he is too familiar with his wife.</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath a person and a smooth dispose</div>
                     <div class="line">To be suspected, framed to make women false.</div>
                     <div class="line">The Moor is of a free and open nature,</div>
                     <div class="line">That thinks men honest that but seem to be so,</div>
                     <div class="line">And will as tenderly be led by the nose</div>
                     <div class="line">As asses are.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have't. It is engender'd. Hell and night</div>
                     <div class="line">Must bring this monstrous birth to the world's light.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.4">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 2. ACT II</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  A Sea-port in Cyprus. An open place near the quay.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A hall in the castle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  A Sea-port in Cyprus. An open place near the quay.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter MONTANO and two Gentlemen</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">What from the cape can you discern at sea?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing at all: it is a highwrought flood;</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot, 'twixt the heaven and the main,</div>
                     <div class="line">Descry a sail.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks the wind hath spoke aloud at land;</div>
                     <div class="line">A fuller blast ne'er shook our battlements:</div>
                     <div class="line">If it hath ruffian'd so upon the sea,</div>
                     <div class="line">What ribs of oak, when mountains melt on them,</div>
                     <div class="line">Can hold the mortise? What shall we hear of this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">A segregation of the Turkish fleet:</div>
                     <div class="line">For do but stand upon the foaming shore,</div>
                     <div class="line">The chidden billow seems to pelt the clouds;</div>
                     <div class="line">The wind-shaked surge, with high and monstrous mane,</div>
                     <div class="line">seems to cast water on the burning bear,</div>
                     <div class="line">And quench the guards of the ever-fixed pole:</div>
                     <div class="line">I never did like molestation view</div>
                     <div class="line">On the enchafed flood.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">If that the Turkish fleet</div>
                     <div class="line">Be not enshelter'd and embay'd, they are drown'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">It is impossible they bear it out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a third Gentleman</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">News, lads! our wars are done.</div>
                     <div class="line">The desperate tempest hath so bang'd the Turks,</div>
                     <div class="line">That their designment halts: a noble ship of Venice</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath seen a grievous wreck and sufferance</div>
                     <div class="line">On most part of their fleet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">How! is this true?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">The ship is here put in,</div>
                     <div class="line">A Veronesa; Michael Cassio,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lieutenant to the warlike Moor Othello,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is come on shore: the Moor himself at sea,</div>
                     <div class="line">And is in full commission here for Cyprus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am glad on't; 'tis a worthy governor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">But this same Cassio, though he speak of comfort</div>
                     <div class="line">Touching the Turkish loss, yet he looks sadly,</div>
                     <div class="line">And prays the Moor be safe; for they were parted</div>
                     <div class="line">With foul and violent tempest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray heavens he be;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have served him, and the man commands</div>
                     <div class="line">Like a full soldier. Let's to the seaside, ho!</div>
                     <div class="line">As well to see the vessel that's come in</div>
                     <div class="line">As to throw out our eyes for brave Othello,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even till we make the main and the aerial blue</div>
                     <div class="line">An indistinct regard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Third Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, let's do so:</div>
                     <div class="line">For every minute is expectancy</div>
                     <div class="line">Of more arrivance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CASSIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thanks, you the valiant of this warlike isle,</div>
                     <div class="line">That so approve the Moor! O, let the heavens</div>
                     <div class="line">Give him defence against the elements,</div>
                     <div class="line">For I have lost us him on a dangerous sea.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is he well shipp'd?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">His bark is stoutly timber'd, his pilot</div>
                     <div class="line">Of very expert and approved allowance;</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore my hopes, not surfeited to death,</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand in bold cure.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>A cry within 'A sail, a sail, a sail!'</p>
               <p>Enter a fourth Gentleman</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What noise?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Fourth Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">The town is empty; on the brow o' the sea</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand ranks of people, and they cry 'A sail!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">My hopes do shape him for the governor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Guns heard</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentlemen</div>
                     <div class="line">They do discharge their shot of courtesy:</div>
                     <div class="line">Our friends at least.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, sir, go forth,</div>
                     <div class="line">And give us truth who 'tis that is arrived.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">But, good lieutenant, is your general wived?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Most fortunately: he hath achieved a maid</div>
                     <div class="line">That paragons description and wild fame;</div>
                     <div class="line">One that excels the quirks of blazoning pens,</div>
                     <div class="line">And in the essential vesture of creation</div>
                     <div class="line">Does tire the ingener.</div>
                     <p>Re-enter second Gentleman</p>
                     <div class="line">How now! who has put in?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis one Iago, ancient to the general.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Has had most favourable and happy speed:</div>
                     <div class="line">Tempests themselves, high seas, and howling winds,</div>
                     <div class="line">The gutter'd rocks and congregated sands--</div>
                     <div class="line">Traitors ensteep'd to clog the guiltless keel,--</div>
                     <div class="line">As having sense of beauty, do omit</div>
                     <div class="line">Their mortal natures, letting go safely by</div>
                     <div class="line">The divine Desdemona.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is she?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">She that I spake of, our great captain's captain,</div>
                     <div class="line">Left in the conduct of the bold Iago,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose footing here anticipates our thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">A se'nnight's speed. Great Jove, Othello guard,</div>
                     <div class="line">And swell his sail with thine own powerful breath,</div>
                     <div class="line">That he may bless this bay with his tall ship,</div>
                     <div class="line">Make love's quick pants in Desdemona's arms,</div>
                     <div class="line">Give renew'd fire to our extincted spirits</div>
                     <div class="line">And bring all Cyprus comfort!</div>
                     <p>Enter DESDEMONA, EMILIA, IAGO, RODERIGO, and
Attendants</p>
                     <div class="line">O, behold,</div>
                     <div class="line">The riches of the ship is come on shore!</div>
                     <div class="line">Ye men of Cyprus, let her have your knees.</div>
                     <div class="line">Hail to thee, lady! and the grace of heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">Before, behind thee, and on every hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Enwheel thee round!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you, valiant Cassio.</div>
                     <div class="line">What tidings can you tell me of my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is not yet arrived: nor know I aught</div>
                     <div class="line">But that he's well and will be shortly here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, but I fear--How lost you company?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">The great contention of the sea and skies</div>
                     <div class="line">Parted our fellowship--But, hark! a sail.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Within 'A sail, a sail!' Guns heard</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Second Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">They give their greeting to the citadel;</div>
                     <div class="line">This likewise is a friend.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">See for the news.</div>
                     <p>Exit Gentleman</p>
                     <div class="line">Good ancient, you are welcome.</div>
                     <p>To EMILIA</p>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, mistress.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let it not gall your patience, good Iago,</div>
                     <div class="line">That I extend my manners; 'tis my breeding</div>
                     <div class="line">That gives me this bold show of courtesy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Kissing her</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, would she give you so much of her lips</div>
                     <div class="line">As of her tongue she oft bestows on me,</div>
                     <div class="line">You'll have enough.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, she has no speech.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">In faith, too much;</div>
                     <div class="line">I find it still, when I have list to sleep:</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, before your ladyship, I grant,</div>
                     <div class="line">She puts her tongue a little in her heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">And chides with thinking.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">You have little cause to say so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on, come on; you are pictures out of doors,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bells in your parlors, wild-cats in your kitchens,</div>
                     <div class="line">Saints m your injuries, devils being offended,</div>
                     <div class="line">Players in your housewifery, and housewives' in your beds.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, fie upon thee, slanderer!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, it is true, or else I am a Turk:</div>
                     <div class="line">You rise to play and go to bed to work.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall not write my praise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, let me not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">What wouldst thou write of me, if thou shouldst</div>
                     <div class="line">praise me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O gentle lady, do not put me to't;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I am nothing, if not critical.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Come on assay. There's one gone to the harbour?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not merry; but I do beguile</div>
                     <div class="line">The thing I am, by seeming otherwise.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, how wouldst thou praise me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am about it; but indeed my invention</div>
                     <div class="line">Comes from my pate as birdlime does from frize;</div>
                     <div class="line">It plucks out brains and all: but my Muse labours,</div>
                     <div class="line">And thus she is deliver'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">If she be fair and wise, fairness and wit,</div>
                     <div class="line">The one's for use, the other useth it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Well praised! How if she be black and witty?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">If she be black, and thereto have a wit,</div>
                     <div class="line">She'll find a white that shall her blackness fit.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Worse and worse.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">How if fair and foolish?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">She never yet was foolish that was fair;</div>
                     <div class="line">For even her folly help'd her to an heir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">These are old fond paradoxes to make fools laugh i'</div>
                     <div class="line">the alehouse. What miserable praise hast thou for</div>
                     <div class="line">her that's foul and foolish?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">There's none so foul and foolish thereunto,</div>
                     <div class="line">But does foul pranks which fair and wise ones do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O heavy ignorance! thou praisest the worst best.</div>
                     <div class="line">But what praise couldst thou bestow on a deserving</div>
                     <div class="line">woman indeed, one that, in the authority of her</div>
                     <div class="line">merit, did justly put on the vouch of very malice itself?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">She that was ever fair and never proud,</div>
                     <div class="line">Had tongue at will and yet was never loud,</div>
                     <div class="line">Never lack'd gold and yet went never gay,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fled from her wish and yet said 'Now I may,'</div>
                     <div class="line">She that being anger'd, her revenge being nigh,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bade her wrong stay and her displeasure fly,</div>
                     <div class="line">She that in wisdom never was so frail</div>
                     <div class="line">To change the cod's head for the salmon's tail;</div>
                     <div class="line">She that could think and ne'er disclose her mind,</div>
                     <div class="line">See suitors following and not look behind,</div>
                     <div class="line">She was a wight, if ever such wight were,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">To do what?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">To suckle fools and chronicle small beer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O most lame and impotent conclusion! Do not learn</div>
                     <div class="line">of him, Emilia, though he be thy husband. How say</div>
                     <div class="line">you, Cassio? is he not a most profane and liberal</div>
                     <div class="line">counsellor?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">He speaks home, madam: You may relish him more in</div>
                     <div class="line">the soldier than in the scholar.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  He takes her by the palm: ay, well said,</div>
                     <div class="line">whisper: with as little a web as this will I</div>
                     <div class="line">ensnare as great a fly as Cassio. Ay, smile upon</div>
                     <div class="line">her, do; I will gyve thee in thine own courtship.</div>
                     <div class="line">You say true; 'tis so, indeed: if such tricks as</div>
                     <div class="line">these strip you out of your lieutenantry, it had</div>
                     <div class="line">been better you had not kissed your three fingers so</div>
                     <div class="line">oft, which now again you are most apt to play the</div>
                     <div class="line">sir in. Very good; well kissed! an excellent</div>
                     <div class="line">courtesy! 'tis so, indeed. Yet again your fingers</div>
                     <div class="line">to your lips? would they were clyster-pipes for your sake!</div>
                     <p>Trumpet within</p>
                     <div class="line">The Moor! I know his trumpet.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis truly so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's meet him and receive him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lo, where he comes!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O my fair warrior!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My dear Othello!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">It gives me wonder great as my content</div>
                     <div class="line">To see you here before me. O my soul's joy!</div>
                     <div class="line">If after every tempest come such calms,</div>
                     <div class="line">May the winds blow till they have waken'd death!</div>
                     <div class="line">And let the labouring bark climb hills of seas</div>
                     <div class="line">Olympus-high and duck again as low</div>
                     <div class="line">As hell's from heaven! If it were now to die,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twere now to be most happy; for, I fear,</div>
                     <div class="line">My soul hath her content so absolute</div>
                     <div class="line">That not another comfort like to this</div>
                     <div class="line">Succeeds in unknown fate.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">The heavens forbid</div>
                     <div class="line">But that our loves and comforts should increase,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even as our days do grow!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Amen to that, sweet powers!</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot speak enough of this content;</div>
                     <div class="line">It stops me here; it is too much of joy:</div>
                     <div class="line">And this, and this, the greatest discords be</div>
                     <p>Kissing her</p>
                     <div class="line">That e'er our hearts shall make!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside</span>  O, you are well tuned now!</div>
                     <div class="line">But I'll set down the pegs that make this music,</div>
                     <div class="line">As honest as I am.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, let us to the castle.</div>
                     <div class="line">News, friends; our wars are done, the Turks</div>
                     <div class="line">are drown'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">How does my old acquaintance of this isle?</div>
                     <div class="line">Honey, you shall be well desired in Cyprus;</div>
                     <div class="line">I have found great love amongst them. O my sweet,</div>
                     <div class="line">I prattle out of fashion, and I dote</div>
                     <div class="line">In mine own comforts. I prithee, good Iago,</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to the bay and disembark my coffers:</div>
                     <div class="line">Bring thou the master to the citadel;</div>
                     <div class="line">He is a good one, and his worthiness</div>
                     <div class="line">Does challenge much respect. Come, Desdemona,</div>
                     <div class="line">Once more, well met at Cyprus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt OTHELLO, DESDEMONA, and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Do thou meet me presently at the harbour. Come</div>
                     <div class="line">hither. If thou be'st valiant,-- as, they say, base</div>
                     <div class="line">men being in love have then a nobility in their</div>
                     <div class="line">natures more than is native to them--list me. The</div>
                     <div class="line">lieutenant tonight watches on the court of</div>
                     <div class="line">guard:--first, I must tell thee this--Desdemona is</div>
                     <div class="line">directly in love with him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">With him! why, 'tis not possible.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay thy finger thus, and let thy soul be instructed.</div>
                     <div class="line">Mark me with what violence she first loved the Moor,</div>
                     <div class="line">but for bragging and telling her fantastical lies:</div>
                     <div class="line">and will she love him still for prating? let not</div>
                     <div class="line">thy discreet heart think it. Her eye must be fed;</div>
                     <div class="line">and what delight shall she have to look on the</div>
                     <div class="line">devil? When the blood is made dull with the act of</div>
                     <div class="line">sport, there should be, again to inflame it and to</div>
                     <div class="line">give satiety a fresh appetite, loveliness in favour,</div>
                     <div class="line">sympathy in years, manners and beauties; all which</div>
                     <div class="line">the Moor is defective in: now, for want of these</div>
                     <div class="line">required conveniences, her delicate tenderness will</div>
                     <div class="line">find itself abused, begin to heave the gorge,</div>
                     <div class="line">disrelish and abhor the Moor; very nature will</div>
                     <div class="line">instruct her in it and compel her to some second</div>
                     <div class="line">choice. Now, sir, this granted,--as it is a most</div>
                     <div class="line">pregnant and unforced position--who stands so</div>
                     <div class="line">eminent in the degree of this fortune as Cassio</div>
                     <div class="line">does? a knave very voluble; no further</div>
                     <div class="line">conscionable than in putting on the mere form of</div>
                     <div class="line">civil and humane seeming, for the better compassing</div>
                     <div class="line">of his salt and most hidden loose affection? why,</div>
                     <div class="line">none; why, none: a slipper and subtle knave, a</div>
                     <div class="line">finder of occasions, that has an eye can stamp and</div>
                     <div class="line">counterfeit advantages, though true advantage never</div>
                     <div class="line">present itself; a devilish knave. Besides, the</div>
                     <div class="line">knave is handsome, young, and hath all those</div>
                     <div class="line">requisites in him that folly and green minds look</div>
                     <div class="line">after: a pestilent complete knave; and the woman</div>
                     <div class="line">hath found him already.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot believe that in her; she's full of</div>
                     <div class="line">most blessed condition.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Blessed fig's-end! the wine she drinks is made of</div>
                     <div class="line">grapes: if she had been blessed, she would never</div>
                     <div class="line">have loved the Moor. Blessed pudding! Didst thou</div>
                     <div class="line">not see her paddle with the palm of his hand? didst</div>
                     <div class="line">not mark that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, that I did; but that was but courtesy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lechery, by this hand; an index and obscure prologue</div>
                     <div class="line">to the history of lust and foul thoughts. They met</div>
                     <div class="line">so near with their lips that their breaths embraced</div>
                     <div class="line">together. Villanous thoughts, Roderigo! when these</div>
                     <div class="line">mutualities so marshal the way, hard at hand comes</div>
                     <div class="line">the master and main exercise, the incorporate</div>
                     <div class="line">conclusion, Pish! But, sir, be you ruled by me: I</div>
                     <div class="line">have brought you from Venice. Watch you to-night;</div>
                     <div class="line">for the command, I'll lay't upon you. Cassio knows</div>
                     <div class="line">you not. I'll not be far from you: do you find</div>
                     <div class="line">some occasion to anger Cassio, either by speaking</div>
                     <div class="line">too loud, or tainting his discipline; or from what</div>
                     <div class="line">other course you please, which the time shall more</div>
                     <div class="line">favourably minister.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, he is rash and very sudden in choler, and haply</div>
                     <div class="line">may strike at you: provoke him, that he may; for</div>
                     <div class="line">even out of that will I cause these of Cyprus to</div>
                     <div class="line">mutiny; whose qualification shall come into no true</div>
                     <div class="line">taste again but by the displanting of Cassio. So</div>
                     <div class="line">shall you have a shorter journey to your desires by</div>
                     <div class="line">the means I shall then have to prefer them; and the</div>
                     <div class="line">impediment most profitably removed, without the</div>
                     <div class="line">which there were no expectation of our prosperity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will do this, if I can bring it to any</div>
                     <div class="line">opportunity.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I warrant thee. Meet me by and by at the citadel:</div>
                     <div class="line">I must fetch his necessaries ashore. Farewell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Adieu.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">That Cassio loves her, I do well believe it;</div>
                     <div class="line">That she loves him, 'tis apt and of great credit:</div>
                     <div class="line">The Moor, howbeit that I endure him not,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is of a constant, loving, noble nature,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I dare think he'll prove to Desdemona</div>
                     <div class="line">A most dear husband. Now, I do love her too;</div>
                     <div class="line">Not out of absolute lust, though peradventure</div>
                     <div class="line">I stand accountant for as great a sin,</div>
                     <div class="line">But partly led to diet my revenge,</div>
                     <div class="line">For that I do suspect the lusty Moor</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath leap'd into my seat; the thought whereof</div>
                     <div class="line">Doth, like a poisonous mineral, gnaw my inwards;</div>
                     <div class="line">And nothing can or shall content my soul</div>
                     <div class="line">Till I am even'd with him, wife for wife,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or failing so, yet that I put the Moor</div>
                     <div class="line">At least into a jealousy so strong</div>
                     <div class="line">That judgment cannot cure. Which thing to do,</div>
                     <div class="line">If this poor trash of Venice, whom I trash</div>
                     <div class="line">For his quick hunting, stand the putting on,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll have our Michael Cassio on the hip,</div>
                     <div class="line">Abuse him to the Moor in the rank garb--</div>
                     <div class="line">For I fear Cassio with my night-cap too--</div>
                     <div class="line">Make the Moor thank me, love me and reward me.</div>
                     <div class="line">For making him egregiously an ass</div>
                     <div class="line">And practising upon his peace and quiet</div>
                     <div class="line">Even to madness. 'Tis here, but yet confused:</div>
                     <div class="line">Knavery's plain face is never seen tin used.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter a Herald with a proclamation; People
following</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Herald</div>
                     <div class="line">It is Othello's pleasure, our noble and valiant</div>
                     <div class="line">general, that, upon certain tidings now arrived,</div>
                     <div class="line">importing the mere perdition of the Turkish fleet,</div>
                     <div class="line">every man put himself into triumph; some to dance,</div>
                     <div class="line">some to make bonfires, each man to what sport and</div>
                     <div class="line">revels his addiction leads him: for, besides these</div>
                     <div class="line">beneficial news, it is the celebration of his</div>
                     <div class="line">nuptial. So much was his pleasure should be</div>
                     <div class="line">proclaimed. All offices are open, and there is full</div>
                     <div class="line">liberty of feasting from this present hour of five</div>
                     <div class="line">till the bell have told eleven. Heaven bless the</div>
                     <div class="line">isle of Cyprus and our noble general Othello!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.4.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  A hall in the castle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO, DESDEMONA, CASSIO, and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good Michael, look you to the guard to-night:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let's teach ourselves that honourable stop,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to outsport discretion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Iago hath direction what to do;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, notwithstanding, with my personal eye</div>
                     <div class="line">Will I look to't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Iago is most honest.</div>
                     <div class="line">Michael, good night: to-morrow with your earliest</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me have speech with you.</div>
                     <p>To DESDEMONA</p>
                     <div class="line">Come, my dear love,</div>
                     <div class="line">The purchase made, the fruits are to ensue;</div>
                     <div class="line">That profit's yet to come 'tween me and you.</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt OTHELLO, DESDEMONA, and Attendants</p>
               <p>Enter IAGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome, Iago; we must to the watch.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not this hour, lieutenant; 'tis not yet ten o' the</div>
                     <div class="line">clock. Our general cast us thus early for the love</div>
                     <div class="line">of his Desdemona; who let us not therefore blame:</div>
                     <div class="line">he hath not yet made wanton the night with her; and</div>
                     <div class="line">she is sport for Jove.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">She's a most exquisite lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And, I'll warrant her, fun of game.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed, she's a most fresh and delicate creature.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What an eye she has! methinks it sounds a parley of</div>
                     <div class="line">provocation.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">An inviting eye; and yet methinks right modest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And when she speaks, is it not an alarum to love?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">She is indeed perfection.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, happiness to their sheets! Come, lieutenant, I</div>
                     <div class="line">have a stoup of wine; and here without are a brace</div>
                     <div class="line">of Cyprus gallants that would fain have a measure to</div>
                     <div class="line">the health of black Othello.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to-night, good Iago: I have very poor and</div>
                     <div class="line">unhappy brains for drinking: I could well wish</div>
                     <div class="line">courtesy would invent some other custom of</div>
                     <div class="line">entertainment.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, they are our friends; but one cup: I'll drink for</div>
                     <div class="line">you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I have drunk but one cup to-night, and that was</div>
                     <div class="line">craftily qualified too, and, behold, what innovation</div>
                     <div class="line">it makes here: I am unfortunate in the infirmity,</div>
                     <div class="line">and dare not task my weakness with any more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, man! 'tis a night of revels: the gallants</div>
                     <div class="line">desire it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Where are they?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Here at the door; I pray you, call them in.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll do't; but it dislikes me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">If I can fasten but one cup upon him,</div>
                     <div class="line">With that which he hath drunk to-night already,</div>
                     <div class="line">He'll be as full of quarrel and offence</div>
                     <div class="line">As my young mistress' dog. Now, my sick fool Roderigo,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom love hath turn'd almost the wrong side out,</div>
                     <div class="line">To Desdemona hath to-night caroused</div>
                     <div class="line">Potations pottle-deep; and he's to watch:</div>
                     <div class="line">Three lads of Cyprus, noble swelling spirits,</div>
                     <div class="line">That hold their honours in a wary distance,</div>
                     <div class="line">The very elements of this warlike isle,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have I to-night fluster'd with flowing cups,</div>
                     <div class="line">And they watch too. Now, 'mongst this flock of drunkards,</div>
                     <div class="line">Am I to put our Cassio in some action</div>
                     <div class="line">That may offend the isle.--But here they come:</div>
                     <div class="line">If consequence do but approve my dream,</div>
                     <div class="line">My boat sails freely, both with wind and stream.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter CASSIO; with him MONTANO and Gentlemen;
servants following with wine</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Fore God, they have given me a rouse already.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good faith, a little one; not past a pint, as I am</div>
                     <div class="line">a soldier.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Some wine, ho!</div>
                     <p>Sings</p>
                     <div class="line">And let me the canakin clink, clink;</div>
                     <div class="line">And let me the canakin clink</div>
                     <div class="line">A soldier's a man;</div>
                     <div class="line">A life's but a span;</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, let a soldier drink.</div>
                     <div class="line">Some wine, boys!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Fore God, an excellent song.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I learned it in England, where, indeed, they are</div>
                     <div class="line">most potent in potting: your Dane, your German, and</div>
                     <div class="line">your swag-bellied Hollander--Drink, ho!--are nothing</div>
                     <div class="line">to your English.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is your Englishman so expert in his drinking?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, he drinks you, with facility, your Dane dead</div>
                     <div class="line">drunk; he sweats not to overthrow your Almain; he</div>
                     <div class="line">gives your Hollander a vomit, ere the next pottle</div>
                     <div class="line">can be filled.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">To the health of our general!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am for it, lieutenant; and I'll do you justice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O sweet England!</div>
                     <div class="line">King Stephen was a worthy peer,</div>
                     <div class="line">His breeches cost him but a crown;</div>
                     <div class="line">He held them sixpence all too dear,</div>
                     <div class="line">With that he call'd the tailor lown.</div>
                     <div class="line">He was a wight of high renown,</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou art but of low degree:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis pride that pulls the country down;</div>
                     <div class="line">Then take thine auld cloak about thee.</div>
                     <div class="line">Some wine, ho!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, this is a more exquisite song than the other.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you hear't again?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">No; for I hold him to be unworthy of his place that</div>
                     <div class="line">does those things. Well, God's above all; and there</div>
                     <div class="line">be souls must be saved, and there be souls must not be saved.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">It's true, good lieutenant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">For mine own part,--no offence to the general, nor</div>
                     <div class="line">any man of quality,--I hope to be saved.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And so do I too, lieutenant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but, by your leave, not before me; the</div>
                     <div class="line">lieutenant is to be saved before the ancient. Let's</div>
                     <div class="line">have no more of this; let's to our affairs.--Forgive</div>
                     <div class="line">us our sins!--Gentlemen, let's look to our business.</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not think, gentlemen. I am drunk: this is my</div>
                     <div class="line">ancient; this is my right hand, and this is my left:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not drunk now; I can stand well enough, and</div>
                     <div class="line">speak well enough.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">Excellent well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, very well then; you must not think then that I am drunk.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">To the platform, masters; come, let's set the watch.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You see this fellow that is gone before;</div>
                     <div class="line">He is a soldier fit to stand by Caesar</div>
                     <div class="line">And give direction: and do but see his vice;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis to his virtue a just equinox,</div>
                     <div class="line">The one as long as the other: 'tis pity of him.</div>
                     <div class="line">I fear the trust Othello puts him in.</div>
                     <div class="line">On some odd time of his infirmity,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will shake this island.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">But is he often thus?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis evermore the prologue to his sleep:</div>
                     <div class="line">He'll watch the horologe a double set,</div>
                     <div class="line">If drink rock not his cradle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">It were well</div>
                     <div class="line">The general were put in mind of it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Perhaps he sees it not; or his good nature</div>
                     <div class="line">Prizes the virtue that appears in Cassio,</div>
                     <div class="line">And looks not on his evils: is not this true?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter RODERIGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to him</span>  How now, Roderigo!</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, after the lieutenant; go.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit RODERIGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">And 'tis great pity that the noble Moor</div>
                     <div class="line">Should hazard such a place as his own second</div>
                     <div class="line">With one of an ingraft infirmity:</div>
                     <div class="line">It were an honest action to say</div>
                     <div class="line">So to the Moor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not I, for this fair island:</div>
                     <div class="line">I do love Cassio well; and would do much</div>
                     <div class="line">To cure him of this evil--But, hark! what noise?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Cry within: 'Help! help!'</p>
               <p>Re-enter CASSIO, driving in RODERIGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">You rogue! you rascal!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">What's the matter, lieutenant?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">A knave teach me my duty!</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll beat the knave into a twiggen bottle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Beat me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou prate, rogue?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Striking RODERIGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, good lieutenant;</div>
                     <p>Staying him</p>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, sir, hold your hand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me go, sir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or I'll knock you o'er the mazzard.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come,</div>
                     <div class="line">you're drunk.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Drunk!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They fight</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Aside to RODERIGO</span>  Away, I say; go out, and cry a mutiny.</div>
                     <p>Exit RODERIGO</p>
                     <div class="line">Nay, good lieutenant,--alas, gentlemen;--</div>
                     <div class="line">Help, ho!--Lieutenant,--sir,--Montano,--sir;</div>
                     <div class="line">Help, masters!--Here's a goodly watch indeed!</div>
                     <p>Bell rings</p>
                     <div class="line">Who's that which rings the bell?--Diablo, ho!</div>
                     <div class="line">The town will rise: God's will, lieutenant, hold!</div>
                     <div class="line">You will be shamed for ever.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter OTHELLO and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the matter here?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Zounds, I bleed still; I am hurt to the death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Faints</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold, for your lives!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold, ho! Lieutenant,--sir--Montano,--gentlemen,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you forgot all sense of place and duty?</div>
                     <div class="line">Hold! the general speaks to you; hold, hold, for shame!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, how now, ho! from whence ariseth this?</div>
                     <div class="line">Are we turn'd Turks, and to ourselves do that</div>
                     <div class="line">Which heaven hath forbid the Ottomites?</div>
                     <div class="line">For Christian shame, put by this barbarous brawl:</div>
                     <div class="line">He that stirs next to carve for his own rage</div>
                     <div class="line">Holds his soul light; he dies upon his motion.</div>
                     <div class="line">Silence that dreadful bell: it frights the isle</div>
                     <div class="line">From her propriety. What is the matter, masters?</div>
                     <div class="line">Honest Iago, that look'st dead with grieving,</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak, who began this? on thy love, I charge thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not know: friends all but now, even now,</div>
                     <div class="line">In quarter, and in terms like bride and groom</div>
                     <div class="line">Devesting them for bed; and then, but now--</div>
                     <div class="line">As if some planet had unwitted men--</div>
                     <div class="line">Swords out, and tilting one at other's breast,</div>
                     <div class="line">In opposition bloody. I cannot speak</div>
                     <div class="line">Any beginning to this peevish odds;</div>
                     <div class="line">And would in action glorious I had lost</div>
                     <div class="line">Those legs that brought me to a part of it!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">How comes it, Michael, you are thus forgot?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, pardon me; I cannot speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Worthy Montano, you were wont be civil;</div>
                     <div class="line">The gravity and stillness of your youth</div>
                     <div class="line">The world hath noted, and your name is great</div>
                     <div class="line">In mouths of wisest censure: what's the matter,</div>
                     <div class="line">That you unlace your reputation thus</div>
                     <div class="line">And spend your rich opinion for the name</div>
                     <div class="line">Of a night-brawler? give me answer to it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Worthy Othello, I am hurt to danger:</div>
                     <div class="line">Your officer, Iago, can inform you,--</div>
                     <div class="line">While I spare speech, which something now</div>
                     <div class="line">offends me,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Of all that I do know: nor know I aught</div>
                     <div class="line">By me that's said or done amiss this night;</div>
                     <div class="line">Unless self-charity be sometimes a vice,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to defend ourselves it be a sin</div>
                     <div class="line">When violence assails us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, by heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">My blood begins my safer guides to rule;</div>
                     <div class="line">And passion, having my best judgment collied,</div>
                     <div class="line">Assays to lead the way: if I once stir,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or do but lift this arm, the best of you</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall sink in my rebuke. Give me to know</div>
                     <div class="line">How this foul rout began, who set it on;</div>
                     <div class="line">And he that is approved in this offence,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though he had twinn'd with me, both at a birth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall lose me. What! in a town of war,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet wild, the people's hearts brimful of fear,</div>
                     <div class="line">To manage private and domestic quarrel,</div>
                     <div class="line">In night, and on the court and guard of safety!</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis monstrous. Iago, who began't?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">If partially affined, or leagued in office,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou dost deliver more or less than truth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art no soldier.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Touch me not so near:</div>
                     <div class="line">I had rather have this tongue cut from my mouth</div>
                     <div class="line">Than it should do offence to Michael Cassio;</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, I persuade myself, to speak the truth</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall nothing wrong him. Thus it is, general.</div>
                     <div class="line">Montano and myself being in speech,</div>
                     <div class="line">There comes a fellow crying out for help:</div>
                     <div class="line">And Cassio following him with determined sword,</div>
                     <div class="line">To execute upon him. Sir, this gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">Steps in to Cassio, and entreats his pause:</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself the crying fellow did pursue,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest by his clamour--as it so fell out--</div>
                     <div class="line">The town might fall in fright: he, swift of foot,</div>
                     <div class="line">Outran my purpose; and I return'd the rather</div>
                     <div class="line">For that I heard the clink and fall of swords,</div>
                     <div class="line">And Cassio high in oath; which till to-night</div>
                     <div class="line">I ne'er might say before. When I came back--</div>
                     <div class="line">For this was brief--I found them close together,</div>
                     <div class="line">At blow and thrust; even as again they were</div>
                     <div class="line">When you yourself did part them.</div>
                     <div class="line">More of this matter cannot I report:</div>
                     <div class="line">But men are men; the best sometimes forget:</div>
                     <div class="line">Though Cassio did some little wrong to him,</div>
                     <div class="line">As men in rage strike those that wish them best,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet surely Cassio, I believe, received</div>
                     <div class="line">From him that fled some strange indignity,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which patience could not pass.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know, Iago,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy honesty and love doth mince this matter,</div>
                     <div class="line">Making it light to Cassio. Cassio, I love thee</div>
                     <div class="line">But never more be officer of mine.</div>
                     <p>Re-enter DESDEMONA, attended</p>
                     <div class="line">Look, if my gentle love be not raised up!</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll make thee an example.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">What's the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">All's well now, sweeting; come away to bed.</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, for your hurts, myself will be your surgeon:</div>
                     <div class="line">Lead him off.</div>
                     <p>To MONTANO, who is led off</p>
                     <div class="line">Iago, look with care about the town,</div>
                     <div class="line">And silence those whom this vile brawl distracted.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, Desdemona: 'tis the soldiers' life</div>
                     <div class="line">To have their balmy slumbers waked with strife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt all but IAGO and CASSIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, are you hurt, lieutenant?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, past all surgery.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, heaven forbid!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have lost</div>
                     <div class="line">my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of</div>
                     <div class="line">myself, and what remains is bestial. My reputation,</div>
                     <div class="line">Iago, my reputation!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">As I am an honest man, I thought you had received</div>
                     <div class="line">some bodily wound; there is more sense in that than</div>
                     <div class="line">in reputation. Reputation is an idle and most false</div>
                     <div class="line">imposition: oft got without merit, and lost without</div>
                     <div class="line">deserving: you have lost no reputation at all,</div>
                     <div class="line">unless you repute yourself such a loser. What, man!</div>
                     <div class="line">there are ways to recover the general again: you</div>
                     <div class="line">are but now cast in his mood, a punishment more in</div>
                     <div class="line">policy than in malice, even so as one would beat his</div>
                     <div class="line">offenceless dog to affright an imperious lion: sue</div>
                     <div class="line">to him again, and he's yours.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will rather sue to be despised than to deceive so</div>
                     <div class="line">good a commander with so slight, so drunken, and so</div>
                     <div class="line">indiscreet an officer. Drunk? and speak parrot?</div>
                     <div class="line">and squabble? swagger? swear? and discourse</div>
                     <div class="line">fustian with one's own shadow? O thou invisible</div>
                     <div class="line">spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by,</div>
                     <div class="line">let us call thee devil!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What was he that you followed with your sword? What</div>
                     <div class="line">had he done to you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't possible?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I remember a mass of things, but nothing distinctly;</div>
                     <div class="line">a quarrel, but nothing wherefore. O God, that men</div>
                     <div class="line">should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away</div>
                     <div class="line">their brains! that we should, with joy, pleasance</div>
                     <div class="line">revel and applause, transform ourselves into beasts!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, but you are now well enough: how came you thus</div>
                     <div class="line">recovered?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">It hath pleased the devil drunkenness to give place</div>
                     <div class="line">to the devil wrath; one unperfectness shows me</div>
                     <div class="line">another, to make me frankly despise myself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, you are too severe a moraler: as the time,</div>
                     <div class="line">the place, and the condition of this country</div>
                     <div class="line">stands, I could heartily wish this had not befallen;</div>
                     <div class="line">but, since it is as it is, mend it for your own good.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will ask him for my place again; he shall tell me</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a drunkard! Had I as many mouths as Hydra,</div>
                     <div class="line">such an answer would stop them all. To be now a</div>
                     <div class="line">sensible man, by and by a fool, and presently a</div>
                     <div class="line">beast! O strange! Every inordinate cup is</div>
                     <div class="line">unblessed and the ingredient is a devil.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come, good wine is a good familiar creature,</div>
                     <div class="line">if it be well used: exclaim no more against it.</div>
                     <div class="line">And, good lieutenant, I think you think I love you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I have well approved it, sir. I drunk!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You or any man living may be drunk! at a time, man.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll tell you what you shall do. Our general's wife</div>
                     <div class="line">is now the general: may say so in this respect, for</div>
                     <div class="line">that he hath devoted and given up himself to the</div>
                     <div class="line">contemplation, mark, and denotement of her parts and</div>
                     <div class="line">graces: confess yourself freely to her; importune</div>
                     <div class="line">her help to put you in your place again: she is of</div>
                     <div class="line">so free, so kind, so apt, so blessed a disposition,</div>
                     <div class="line">she holds it a vice in her goodness not to do more</div>
                     <div class="line">than she is requested: this broken joint between</div>
                     <div class="line">you and her husband entreat her to splinter; and, my</div>
                     <div class="line">fortunes against any lay worth naming, this</div>
                     <div class="line">crack of your love shall grow stronger than it was before.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">You advise me well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I protest, in the sincerity of love and honest kindness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I think it freely; and betimes in the morning I will</div>
                     <div class="line">beseech the virtuous Desdemona to undertake for me:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am desperate of my fortunes if they cheque me here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You are in the right. Good night, lieutenant; I</div>
                     <div class="line">must to the watch.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night, honest Iago.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And what's he then that says I play the villain?</div>
                     <div class="line">When this advice is free I give and honest,</div>
                     <div class="line">Probal to thinking and indeed the course</div>
                     <div class="line">To win the Moor again? For 'tis most easy</div>
                     <div class="line">The inclining Desdemona to subdue</div>
                     <div class="line">In any honest suit: she's framed as fruitful</div>
                     <div class="line">As the free elements. And then for her</div>
                     <div class="line">To win the Moor--were't to renounce his baptism,</div>
                     <div class="line">All seals and symbols of redeemed sin,</div>
                     <div class="line">His soul is so enfetter'd to her love,</div>
                     <div class="line">That she may make, unmake, do what she list,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even as her appetite shall play the god</div>
                     <div class="line">With his weak function. How am I then a villain</div>
                     <div class="line">To counsel Cassio to this parallel course,</div>
                     <div class="line">Directly to his good? Divinity of hell!</div>
                     <div class="line">When devils will the blackest sins put on,</div>
                     <div class="line">They do suggest at first with heavenly shows,</div>
                     <div class="line">As I do now: for whiles this honest fool</div>
                     <div class="line">Plies Desdemona to repair his fortunes</div>
                     <div class="line">And she for him pleads strongly to the Moor,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll pour this pestilence into his ear,</div>
                     <div class="line">That she repeals him for her body's lust;</div>
                     <div class="line">And by how much she strives to do him good,</div>
                     <div class="line">She shall undo her credit with the Moor.</div>
                     <div class="line">So will I turn her virtue into pitch,</div>
                     <div class="line">And out of her own goodness make the net</div>
                     <div class="line">That shall enmesh them all.</div>
                     <p>Re-enter RODERIGO</p>
                     <div class="line">How now, Roderigo!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do follow here in the chase, not like a hound that</div>
                     <div class="line">hunts, but one that fills up the cry. My money is</div>
                     <div class="line">almost spent; I have been to-night exceedingly well</div>
                     <div class="line">cudgelled; and I think the issue will be, I shall</div>
                     <div class="line">have so much experience for my pains, and so, with</div>
                     <div class="line">no money at all and a little more wit, return again to Venice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">How poor are they that have not patience!</div>
                     <div class="line">What wound did ever heal but by degrees?</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou know'st we work by wit, and not by witchcraft;</div>
                     <div class="line">And wit depends on dilatory time.</div>
                     <div class="line">Does't not go well? Cassio hath beaten thee.</div>
                     <div class="line">And thou, by that small hurt, hast cashier'd Cassio:</div>
                     <div class="line">Though other things grow fair against the sun,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet fruits that blossom first will first be ripe:</div>
                     <div class="line">Content thyself awhile. By the mass, 'tis morning;</div>
                     <div class="line">Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.</div>
                     <div class="line">Retire thee; go where thou art billeted:</div>
                     <div class="line">Away, I say; thou shalt know more hereafter:</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, get thee gone.</div>
                     <p>Exit RODERIGO</p>
                     <div class="line">Two things are to be done:</div>
                     <div class="line">My wife must move for Cassio to her mistress;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll set her on;</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself the while to draw the Moor apart,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bring him jump when he may Cassio find</div>
                     <div class="line">Soliciting his wife: ay, that's the way</div>
                     <div class="line">Dull not device by coldness and delay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.5">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 3. ACT III</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Before the castle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in the castle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  The garden of the castle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.5.5">4. SCENE IV.  Before the castle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Before the castle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CASSIO and some Musicians</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Masters, play here; I will content your pains;</div>
                     <div class="line">Something that's brief; and bid 'Good morrow, general.'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Music</p>
               <p>Enter Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Why masters, have your instruments been in Naples,</div>
                     <div class="line">that they speak i' the nose thus?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Musician</div>
                     <div class="line">How, sir, how!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Are these, I pray you, wind-instruments?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Musician</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, marry, are they, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">O, thereby hangs a tail.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Musician</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereby hangs a tale, sir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry. sir, by many a wind-instrument that I know.</div>
                     <div class="line">But, masters, here's money for you: and the general</div>
                     <div class="line">so likes your music, that he desires you, for love's</div>
                     <div class="line">sake, to make no more noise with it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Musician</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, sir, we will not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">If you have any music that may not be heard, to't</div>
                     <div class="line">again: but, as they say to hear music the general</div>
                     <div class="line">does not greatly care.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">First Musician</div>
                     <div class="line">We have none such, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">Then put up your pipes in your bag, for I'll away:</div>
                     <div class="line">go; vanish into air; away!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt Musicians</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou hear, my honest friend?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">No, I hear not your honest friend; I hear you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, keep up thy quillets. There's a poor piece</div>
                     <div class="line">of gold for thee: if the gentlewoman that attends</div>
                     <div class="line">the general's wife be stirring, tell her there's</div>
                     <div class="line">one Cassio entreats her a little favour of speech:</div>
                     <div class="line">wilt thou do this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">She is stirring, sir: if she will stir hither, I</div>
                     <div class="line">shall seem to notify unto her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Do, good my friend.</div>
                     <p>Exit Clown</p>
                     <p>Enter IAGO</p>
                     <div class="line">In happy time, Iago.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You have not been a-bed, then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, no; the day had broke</div>
                     <div class="line">Before we parted. I have made bold, Iago,</div>
                     <div class="line">To send in to your wife: my suit to her</div>
                     <div class="line">Is, that she will to virtuous Desdemona</div>
                     <div class="line">Procure me some access.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll send her to you presently;</div>
                     <div class="line">And I'll devise a mean to draw the Moor</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of the way, that your converse and business</div>
                     <div class="line">May be more free.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I humbly thank you for't.</div>
                     <p>Exit IAGO</p>
                     <div class="line">I never knew</div>
                     <div class="line">A Florentine more kind and honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter EMILIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good morrow, good Lieutenant: I am sorry</div>
                     <div class="line">For your displeasure; but all will sure be well.</div>
                     <div class="line">The general and his wife are talking of it;</div>
                     <div class="line">And she speaks for you stoutly: the Moor replies,</div>
                     <div class="line">That he you hurt is of great fame in Cyprus,</div>
                     <div class="line">And great affinity, and that in wholesome wisdom</div>
                     <div class="line">He might not but refuse you; but he protests he loves you</div>
                     <div class="line">And needs no other suitor but his likings</div>
                     <div class="line">To take the safest occasion by the front</div>
                     <div class="line">To bring you in again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, I beseech you,</div>
                     <div class="line">If you think fit, or that it may be done,</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me advantage of some brief discourse</div>
                     <div class="line">With Desdemona alone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray you, come in;</div>
                     <div class="line">I will bestow you where you shall have time</div>
                     <div class="line">To speak your bosom freely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am much bound to you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A room in the castle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO, IAGO, and Gentlemen</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">These letters give, Iago, to the pilot;</div>
                     <div class="line">And by him do my duties to the senate:</div>
                     <div class="line">That done, I will be walking on the works;</div>
                     <div class="line">Repair there to me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, my good lord, I'll do't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">This fortification, gentlemen, shall we see't?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Gentleman</div>
                     <div class="line">We'll wait upon your lordship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  The garden of the castle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DESDEMONA, CASSIO, and EMILIA</p>
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                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Be thou assured, good Cassio, I will do</div>
                     <div class="line">All my abilities in thy behalf.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good madam, do: I warrant it grieves my husband,</div>
                     <div class="line">As if the case were his.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, that's an honest fellow. Do not doubt, Cassio,</div>
                     <div class="line">But I will have my lord and you again</div>
                     <div class="line">As friendly as you were.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Bounteous madam,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whatever shall become of Michael Cassio,</div>
                     <div class="line">He's never any thing but your true servant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I know't; I thank you. You do love my lord:</div>
                     <div class="line">You have known him long; and be you well assured</div>
                     <div class="line">He shall in strangeness stand no further off</div>
                     <div class="line">Than in a polite distance.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but, lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">That policy may either last so long,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or feed upon such nice and waterish diet,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or breed itself so out of circumstance,</div>
                     <div class="line">That, I being absent and my place supplied,</div>
                     <div class="line">My general will forget my love and service.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not doubt that; before Emilia here</div>
                     <div class="line">I give thee warrant of thy place: assure thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I do vow a friendship, I'll perform it</div>
                     <div class="line">To the last article: my lord shall never rest;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll watch him tame and talk him out of patience;</div>
                     <div class="line">His bed shall seem a school, his board a shrift;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll intermingle every thing he does</div>
                     <div class="line">With Cassio's suit: therefore be merry, Cassio;</div>
                     <div class="line">For thy solicitor shall rather die</div>
                     <div class="line">Than give thy cause away.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, here comes my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, I'll take my leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, stay, and hear me speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, not now: I am very ill at ease,</div>
                     <div class="line">Unfit for mine own purposes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, do your discretion.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Exit CASSIO</p>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO and IAGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha! I like not that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What dost thou say?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nothing, my lord: or if--I know not what.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Was not that Cassio parted from my wife?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassio, my lord! No, sure, I cannot think it,</div>
                     <div class="line">That he would steal away so guilty-like,</div>
                     <div class="line">Seeing you coming.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do believe 'twas he.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, my lord!</div>
                     <div class="line">I have been talking with a suitor here,</div>
                     <div class="line">A man that languishes in your displeasure.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is't you mean?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, your lieutenant, Cassio. Good my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I have any grace or power to move you,</div>
                     <div class="line">His present reconciliation take;</div>
                     <div class="line">For if he be not one that truly loves you,</div>
                     <div class="line">That errs in ignorance and not in cunning,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have no judgment in an honest face:</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, call him back.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Went he hence now?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, sooth; so humbled</div>
                     <div class="line">That he hath left part of his grief with me,</div>
                     <div class="line">To suffer with him. Good love, call him back.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not now, sweet Desdemona; some other time.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">But shall't be shortly?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">The sooner, sweet, for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall't be to-night at supper?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, not to-night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">To-morrow dinner, then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I shall not dine at home;</div>
                     <div class="line">I meet the captains at the citadel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, to-morrow night; or Tuesday morn;</div>
                     <div class="line">On Tuesday noon, or night; on Wednesday morn:</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, name the time, but let it not</div>
                     <div class="line">Exceed three days: in faith, he's penitent;</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet his trespass, in our common reason--</div>
                     <div class="line">Save that, they say, the wars must make examples</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of their best--is not almost a fault</div>
                     <div class="line">To incur a private cheque. When shall he come?</div>
                     <div class="line">Tell me, Othello: I wonder in my soul,</div>
                     <div class="line">What you would ask me, that I should deny,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or stand so mammering on. What! Michael Cassio,</div>
                     <div class="line">That came a-wooing with you, and so many a time,</div>
                     <div class="line">When I have spoke of you dispraisingly,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath ta'en your part; to have so much to do</div>
                     <div class="line">To bring him in! Trust me, I could do much,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, no more: let him come when he will;</div>
                     <div class="line">I will deny thee nothing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, this is not a boon;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis as I should entreat you wear your gloves,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or feed on nourishing dishes, or keep you warm,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or sue to you to do a peculiar profit</div>
                     <div class="line">To your own person: nay, when I have a suit</div>
                     <div class="line">Wherein I mean to touch your love indeed,</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be full of poise and difficult weight</div>
                     <div class="line">And fearful to be granted.</div>
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               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will deny thee nothing:</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereon, I do beseech thee, grant me this,</div>
                     <div class="line">To leave me but a little to myself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I deny you? no: farewell, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, my Desdemona: I'll come to thee straight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Emilia, come. Be as your fancies teach you;</div>
                     <div class="line">Whate'er you be, I am obedient.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt DESDEMONA and EMILIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Excellent wretch! Perdition catch my soul,</div>
                     <div class="line">But I do love thee! and when I love thee not,</div>
                     <div class="line">Chaos is come again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">My noble lord--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What dost thou say, Iago?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Did Michael Cassio, when you woo'd my lady,</div>
                     <div class="line">Know of your love?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">He did, from first to last: why dost thou ask?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">But for a satisfaction of my thought;</div>
                     <div class="line">No further harm.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why of thy thought, Iago?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I did not think he had been acquainted with her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, yes; and went between us very oft.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed! ay, indeed: discern'st thou aught in that?</div>
                     <div class="line">Is he not honest?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Honest, my lord!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Honest! ay, honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, for aught I know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What dost thou think?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Think, my lord!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Think, my lord!</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, he echoes me,</div>
                     <div class="line">As if there were some monster in his thought</div>
                     <div class="line">Too hideous to be shown. Thou dost mean something:</div>
                     <div class="line">I heard thee say even now, thou likedst not that,</div>
                     <div class="line">When Cassio left my wife: what didst not like?</div>
                     <div class="line">And when I told thee he was of my counsel</div>
                     <div class="line">In my whole course of wooing, thou criedst 'Indeed!'</div>
                     <div class="line">And didst contract and purse thy brow together,</div>
                     <div class="line">As if thou then hadst shut up in thy brain</div>
                     <div class="line">Some horrible conceit: if thou dost love me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Show me thy thought.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, you know I love you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I think thou dost;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, for I know thou'rt full of love and honesty,</div>
                     <div class="line">And weigh'st thy words before thou givest them breath,</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore these stops of thine fright me the more:</div>
                     <div class="line">For such things in a false disloyal knave</div>
                     <div class="line">Are tricks of custom, but in a man that's just</div>
                     <div class="line">They are close delations, working from the heart</div>
                     <div class="line">That passion cannot rule.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">For Michael Cassio,</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare be sworn I think that he is honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I think so too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Men should be what they seem;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or those that be not, would they might seem none!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Certain, men should be what they seem.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, I think Cassio's an honest man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, yet there's more in this:</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, speak to me as to thy thinkings,</div>
                     <div class="line">As thou dost ruminate, and give thy worst of thoughts</div>
                     <div class="line">The worst of words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good my lord, pardon me:</div>
                     <div class="line">Though I am bound to every act of duty,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not bound to that all slaves are free to.</div>
                     <div class="line">Utter my thoughts? Why, say they are vile and false;</div>
                     <div class="line">As where's that palace whereinto foul things</div>
                     <div class="line">Sometimes intrude not? who has a breast so pure,</div>
                     <div class="line">But some uncleanly apprehensions</div>
                     <div class="line">Keep leets and law-days and in session sit</div>
                     <div class="line">With meditations lawful?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou dost conspire against thy friend, Iago,</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou but think'st him wrong'd and makest his ear</div>
                     <div class="line">A stranger to thy thoughts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do beseech you--</div>
                     <div class="line">Though I perchance am vicious in my guess,</div>
                     <div class="line">As, I confess, it is my nature's plague</div>
                     <div class="line">To spy into abuses, and oft my jealousy</div>
                     <div class="line">Shapes faults that are not--that your wisdom yet,</div>
                     <div class="line">From one that so imperfectly conceits,</div>
                     <div class="line">Would take no notice, nor build yourself a trouble</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of his scattering and unsure observance.</div>
                     <div class="line">It were not for your quiet nor your good,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor for my manhood, honesty, or wisdom,</div>
                     <div class="line">To let you know my thoughts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What dost thou mean?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good name in man and woman, dear my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is the immediate jewel of their souls:</div>
                     <div class="line">Who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands:</div>
                     <div class="line">But he that filches from me my good name</div>
                     <div class="line">Robs me of that which not enriches him</div>
                     <div class="line">And makes me poor indeed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, I'll know thy thoughts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You cannot, if my heart were in your hand;</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor shall not, whilst 'tis in my custody.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock</div>
                     <div class="line">The meat it feeds on; that cuckold lives in bliss</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, certain of his fate, loves not his wronger;</div>
                     <div class="line">But, O, what damned minutes tells he o'er</div>
                     <div class="line">Who dotes, yet doubts, suspects, yet strongly loves!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O misery!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor and content is rich and rich enough,</div>
                     <div class="line">But riches fineless is as poor as winter</div>
                     <div class="line">To him that ever fears he shall be poor.</div>
                     <div class="line">Good heaven, the souls of all my tribe defend</div>
                     <div class="line">From jealousy!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, why is this?</div>
                     <div class="line">Think'st thou I'ld make a lie of jealousy,</div>
                     <div class="line">To follow still the changes of the moon</div>
                     <div class="line">With fresh suspicions? No; to be once in doubt</div>
                     <div class="line">Is once to be resolved: exchange me for a goat,</div>
                     <div class="line">When I shall turn the business of my soul</div>
                     <div class="line">To such exsufflicate and blown surmises,</div>
                     <div class="line">Matching thy inference. 'Tis not to make me jealous</div>
                     <div class="line">To say my wife is fair, feeds well, loves company,</div>
                     <div class="line">Is free of speech, sings, plays and dances well;</div>
                     <div class="line">Where virtue is, these are more virtuous:</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor from mine own weak merits will I draw</div>
                     <div class="line">The smallest fear or doubt of her revolt;</div>
                     <div class="line">For she had eyes, and chose me. No, Iago;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll see before I doubt; when I doubt, prove;</div>
                     <div class="line">And on the proof, there is no more but this,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Away at once with love or jealousy!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am glad of it; for now I shall have reason</div>
                     <div class="line">To show the love and duty that I bear you</div>
                     <div class="line">With franker spirit: therefore, as I am bound,</div>
                     <div class="line">Receive it from me. I speak not yet of proof.</div>
                     <div class="line">Look to your wife; observe her well with Cassio;</div>
                     <div class="line">Wear your eye thus, not jealous nor secure:</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not have your free and noble nature,</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of self-bounty, be abused; look to't:</div>
                     <div class="line">I know our country disposition well;</div>
                     <div class="line">In Venice they do let heaven see the pranks</div>
                     <div class="line">They dare not show their husbands; their best conscience</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not to leave't undone, but keep't unknown.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou say so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">She did deceive her father, marrying you;</div>
                     <div class="line">And when she seem'd to shake and fear your looks,</div>
                     <div class="line">She loved them most.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">And so she did.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, go to then;</div>
                     <div class="line">She that, so young, could give out such a seeming,</div>
                     <div class="line">To seal her father's eyes up close as oak-</div>
                     <div class="line">He thought 'twas witchcraft--but I am much to blame;</div>
                     <div class="line">I humbly do beseech you of your pardon</div>
                     <div class="line">For too much loving you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am bound to thee for ever.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I see this hath a little dash'd your spirits.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not a jot, not a jot.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I' faith, I fear it has.</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope you will consider what is spoke</div>
                     <div class="line">Comes from my love. But I do see you're moved:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am to pray you not to strain my speech</div>
                     <div class="line">To grosser issues nor to larger reach</div>
                     <div class="line">Than to suspicion.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Should you do so, my lord,</div>
                     <div class="line">My speech should fall into such vile success</div>
                     <div class="line">As my thoughts aim not at. Cassio's my worthy friend--</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I see you're moved.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, not much moved:</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not think but Desdemona's honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Long live she so! and long live you to think so!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet, how nature erring from itself,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, there's the point: as--to be bold with you--</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to affect many proposed matches</div>
                     <div class="line">Of her own clime, complexion, and degree,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whereto we see in all things nature tends--</div>
                     <div class="line">Foh! one may smell in such a will most rank,</div>
                     <div class="line">Foul disproportion thoughts unnatural.</div>
                     <div class="line">But pardon me; I do not in position</div>
                     <div class="line">Distinctly speak of her; though I may fear</div>
                     <div class="line">Her will, recoiling to her better judgment,</div>
                     <div class="line">May fall to match you with her country forms</div>
                     <div class="line">And happily repent.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell, farewell:</div>
                     <div class="line">If more thou dost perceive, let me know more;</div>
                     <div class="line">Set on thy wife to observe: leave me, Iago:</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Going</span>  My lord, I take my leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why did I marry? This honest creature doubtless</div>
                     <div class="line">Sees and knows more, much more, than he unfolds.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Returning</span>  My lord, I would I might entreat</div>
                     <div class="line">your honour</div>
                     <div class="line">To scan this thing no further; leave it to time:</div>
                     <div class="line">Though it be fit that Cassio have his place,</div>
                     <div class="line">For sure, he fills it up with great ability,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet, if you please to hold him off awhile,</div>
                     <div class="line">You shall by that perceive him and his means:</div>
                     <div class="line">Note, if your lady strain his entertainment</div>
                     <div class="line">With any strong or vehement importunity;</div>
                     <div class="line">Much will be seen in that. In the mean time,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me be thought too busy in my fears--</div>
                     <div class="line">As worthy cause I have to fear I am--</div>
                     <div class="line">And hold her free, I do beseech your honour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Fear not my government.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I once more take my leave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">This fellow's of exceeding honesty,</div>
                     <div class="line">And knows all qualities, with a learned spirit,</div>
                     <div class="line">Of human dealings. If I do prove her haggard,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though that her jesses were my dear heartstrings,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'ld whistle her off and let her down the wind,</div>
                     <div class="line">To pray at fortune. Haply, for I am black</div>
                     <div class="line">And have not those soft parts of conversation</div>
                     <div class="line">That chamberers have, or for I am declined</div>
                     <div class="line">Into the vale of years,--yet that's not much--</div>
                     <div class="line">She's gone. I am abused; and my relief</div>
                     <div class="line">Must be to loathe her. O curse of marriage,</div>
                     <div class="line">That we can call these delicate creatures ours,</div>
                     <div class="line">And not their appetites! I had rather be a toad,</div>
                     <div class="line">And live upon the vapour of a dungeon,</div>
                     <div class="line">Than keep a corner in the thing I love</div>
                     <div class="line">For others' uses. Yet, 'tis the plague of great ones;</div>
                     <div class="line">Prerogatived are they less than the base;</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis destiny unshunnable, like death:</div>
                     <div class="line">Even then this forked plague is fated to us</div>
                     <div class="line">When we do quicken. Desdemona comes:</div>
                     <p>Re-enter DESDEMONA and EMILIA</p>
                     <div class="line">If she be false, O, then heaven mocks itself!</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll not believe't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, my dear Othello!</div>
                     <div class="line">Your dinner, and the generous islanders</div>
                     <div class="line">By you invited, do attend your presence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am to blame.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why do you speak so faintly?</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you not well?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I have a pain upon my forehead here.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Faith, that's with watching; 'twill away again:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me but bind it hard, within this hour</div>
                     <div class="line">It will be well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Your napkin is too little:</div>
                     <p>He puts the handkerchief from him; and it drops</p>
                     <div class="line">Let it alone. Come, I'll go in with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am very sorry that you are not well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt OTHELLO and DESDEMONA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am glad I have found this napkin:</div>
                     <div class="line">This was her first remembrance from the Moor:</div>
                     <div class="line">My wayward husband hath a hundred times</div>
                     <div class="line">Woo'd me to steal it; but she so loves the token,</div>
                     <div class="line">For he conjured her she should ever keep it,</div>
                     <div class="line">That she reserves it evermore about her</div>
                     <div class="line">To kiss and talk to. I'll have the work ta'en out,</div>
                     <div class="line">And give't Iago: what he will do with it</div>
                     <div class="line">Heaven knows, not I;</div>
                     <div class="line">I nothing but to please his fantasy.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter Iago</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">How now! what do you here alone?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not you chide; I have a thing for you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">A thing for me? it is a common thing--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">To have a foolish wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, is that all? What will you give me now</div>
                     <div class="line">For the same handkerchief?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What handkerchief?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What handkerchief?</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, that the Moor first gave to Desdemona;</div>
                     <div class="line">That which so often you did bid me steal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hast stol'n it from her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, 'faith; she let it drop by negligence.</div>
                     <div class="line">And, to the advantage, I, being here, took't up.</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, here it is.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">A good wench; give it me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What will you do with 't, that you have been</div>
                     <div class="line">so earnest</div>
                     <div class="line">To have me filch it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Snatching it</span>  Why, what's that to you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be not for some purpose of import,</div>
                     <div class="line">Give't me again: poor lady, she'll run mad</div>
                     <div class="line">When she shall lack it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Be not acknown on 't; I have use for it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Go, leave me.</div>
                     <p>Exit EMILIA</p>
                     <div class="line">I will in Cassio's lodging lose this napkin,</div>
                     <div class="line">And let him find it. Trifles light as air</div>
                     <div class="line">Are to the jealous confirmations strong</div>
                     <div class="line">As proofs of holy writ: this may do something.</div>
                     <div class="line">The Moor already changes with my poison:</div>
                     <div class="line">Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons.</div>
                     <div class="line">Which at the first are scarce found to distaste,</div>
                     <div class="line">But with a little act upon the blood.</div>
                     <div class="line">Burn like the mines of Sulphur. I did say so:</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, where he comes!</div>
                     <p>Re-enter OTHELLO</p>
                     <div class="line">Not poppy, nor mandragora,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor all the drowsy syrups of the world,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall ever medicine thee to that sweet sleep</div>
                     <div class="line">Which thou owedst yesterday.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha! ha! false to me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, how now, general! no more of that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Avaunt! be gone! thou hast set me on the rack:</div>
                     <div class="line">I swear 'tis better to be much abused</div>
                     <div class="line">Than but to know't a little.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, my lord!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What sense had I of her stol'n hours of lust?</div>
                     <div class="line">I saw't not, thought it not, it harm'd not me:</div>
                     <div class="line">I slept the next night well, was free and merry;</div>
                     <div class="line">I found not Cassio's kisses on her lips:</div>
                     <div class="line">He that is robb'd, not wanting what is stol'n,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him not know't, and he's not robb'd at all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sorry to hear this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I had been happy, if the general camp,</div>
                     <div class="line">Pioners and all, had tasted her sweet body,</div>
                     <div class="line">So I had nothing known. O, now, for ever</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell the tranquil mind! farewell content!</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars,</div>
                     <div class="line">That make ambition virtue! O, farewell!</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump,</div>
                     <div class="line">The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife,</div>
                     <div class="line">The royal banner, and all quality,</div>
                     <div class="line">Pride, pomp and circumstance of glorious war!</div>
                     <div class="line">And, O you mortal engines, whose rude throats</div>
                     <div class="line">The immortal Jove's dead clamours counterfeit,</div>
                     <div class="line">Farewell! Othello's occupation's gone!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't possible, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Villain, be sure thou prove my love a whore,</div>
                     <div class="line">Be sure of it; give me the ocular proof:</div>
                     <div class="line">Or by the worth of man's eternal soul,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hadst been better have been born a dog</div>
                     <div class="line">Than answer my waked wrath!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't come to this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Make me to see't; or, at the least, so prove it,</div>
                     <div class="line">That the probation bear no hinge nor loop</div>
                     <div class="line">To hang a doubt on; or woe upon thy life!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">My noble lord,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">If thou dost slander her and torture me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Never pray more; abandon all remorse;</div>
                     <div class="line">On horror's head horrors accumulate;</div>
                     <div class="line">Do deeds to make heaven weep, all earth amazed;</div>
                     <div class="line">For nothing canst thou to damnation add</div>
                     <div class="line">Greater than that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O grace! O heaven forgive me!</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you a man? have you a soul or sense?</div>
                     <div class="line">God be wi' you; take mine office. O wretched fool.</div>
                     <div class="line">That livest to make thine honesty a vice!</div>
                     <div class="line">O monstrous world! Take note, take note, O world,</div>
                     <div class="line">To be direct and honest is not safe.</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you for this profit; and from hence</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll love no friend, sith love breeds such offence.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, stay: thou shouldst be honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I should be wise, for honesty's a fool</div>
                     <div class="line">And loses that it works for.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">By the world,</div>
                     <div class="line">I think my wife be honest and think she is not;</div>
                     <div class="line">I think that thou art just and think thou art not.</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll have some proof. Her name, that was as fresh</div>
                     <div class="line">As Dian's visage, is now begrimed and black</div>
                     <div class="line">As mine own face. If there be cords, or knives,</div>
                     <div class="line">Poison, or fire, or suffocating streams,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll not endure it. Would I were satisfied!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I see, sir, you are eaten up with passion:</div>
                     <div class="line">I do repent me that I put it to you.</div>
                     <div class="line">You would be satisfied?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Would! nay, I will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And may: but, how? how satisfied, my lord?</div>
                     <div class="line">Would you, the supervisor, grossly gape on--</div>
                     <div class="line">Behold her topp'd?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Death and damnation! O!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">It were a tedious difficulty, I think,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bring them to that prospect: damn them then,</div>
                     <div class="line">If ever mortal eyes do see them bolster</div>
                     <div class="line">More than their own! What then? how then?</div>
                     <div class="line">What shall I say? Where's satisfaction?</div>
                     <div class="line">It is impossible you should see this,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were they as prime as goats, as hot as monkeys,</div>
                     <div class="line">As salt as wolves in pride, and fools as gross</div>
                     <div class="line">As ignorance made drunk. But yet, I say,</div>
                     <div class="line">If imputation and strong circumstances,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which lead directly to the door of truth,</div>
                     <div class="line">Will give you satisfaction, you may have't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me a living reason she's disloyal.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not like the office:</div>
                     <div class="line">But, sith I am enter'd in this cause so far,</div>
                     <div class="line">Prick'd to't by foolish honesty and love,</div>
                     <div class="line">I will go on. I lay with Cassio lately;</div>
                     <div class="line">And, being troubled with a raging tooth,</div>
                     <div class="line">I could not sleep.</div>
                     <div class="line">There are a kind of men so loose of soul,</div>
                     <div class="line">That in their sleeps will mutter their affairs:</div>
                     <div class="line">One of this kind is Cassio:</div>
                     <div class="line">In sleep I heard him say 'Sweet Desdemona,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let us be wary, let us hide our loves;'</div>
                     <div class="line">And then, sir, would he gripe and wring my hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cry 'O sweet creature!' and then kiss me hard,</div>
                     <div class="line">As if he pluck'd up kisses by the roots</div>
                     <div class="line">That grew upon my lips: then laid his leg</div>
                     <div class="line">Over my thigh, and sigh'd, and kiss'd; and then</div>
                     <div class="line">Cried 'Cursed fate that gave thee to the Moor!'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O monstrous! monstrous!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, this was but his dream.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">But this denoted a foregone conclusion:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis a shrewd doubt, though it be but a dream.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And this may help to thicken other proofs</div>
                     <div class="line">That do demonstrate thinly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll tear her all to pieces.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, but be wise: yet we see nothing done;</div>
                     <div class="line">She may be honest yet. Tell me but this,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you not sometimes seen a handkerchief</div>
                     <div class="line">Spotted with strawberries in your wife's hand?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I gave her such a one; 'twas my first gift.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not that; but such a handkerchief--</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sure it was your wife's--did I to-day</div>
                     <div class="line">See Cassio wipe his beard with.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be that--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">If it be that, or any that was hers,</div>
                     <div class="line">It speaks against her with the other proofs.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, that the slave had forty thousand lives!</div>
                     <div class="line">One is too poor, too weak for my revenge.</div>
                     <div class="line">Now do I see 'tis true. Look here, Iago;</div>
                     <div class="line">All my fond love thus do I blow to heaven.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis gone.</div>
                     <div class="line">Arise, black vengeance, from thy hollow cell!</div>
                     <div class="line">Yield up, O love, thy crown and hearted throne</div>
                     <div class="line">To tyrannous hate! Swell, bosom, with thy fraught,</div>
                     <div class="line">For 'tis of aspics' tongues!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet be content.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, blood, blood, blood!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Patience, I say; your mind perhaps may change.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Never, Iago: Like to the Pontic sea,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose icy current and compulsive course</div>
                     <div class="line">Ne'er feels retiring ebb, but keeps due on</div>
                     <div class="line">To the Propontic and the Hellespont,</div>
                     <div class="line">Even so my bloody thoughts, with violent pace,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall ne'er look back, ne'er ebb to humble love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till that a capable and wide revenge</div>
                     <div class="line">Swallow them up. Now, by yond marble heaven,</div>
                     <p>Kneels</p>
                     <div class="line">In the due reverence of a sacred vow</div>
                     <div class="line">I here engage my words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not rise yet.</div>
                     <p>Kneels</p>
                     <div class="line">Witness, you ever-burning lights above,</div>
                     <div class="line">You elements that clip us round about,</div>
                     <div class="line">Witness that here Iago doth give up</div>
                     <div class="line">The execution of his wit, hands, heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">To wrong'd Othello's service! Let him command,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to obey shall be in me remorse,</div>
                     <div class="line">What bloody business ever.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>They rise</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I greet thy love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not with vain thanks, but with acceptance bounteous,</div>
                     <div class="line">And will upon the instant put thee to't:</div>
                     <div class="line">Within these three days let me hear thee say</div>
                     <div class="line">That Cassio's not alive.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">My friend is dead; 'tis done at your request:</div>
                     <div class="line">But let her live.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Damn her, lewd minx! O, damn her!</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, go with me apart; I will withdraw,</div>
                     <div class="line">To furnish me with some swift means of death</div>
                     <div class="line">For the fair devil. Now art thou my lieutenant.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am your own for ever.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.5.5">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>4. SCENE IV.  Before the castle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DESDEMONA, EMILIA, and Clown</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you know, sirrah, where Lieutenant Cassio lies?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I dare not say he lies any where.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, man?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">He's a soldier, and for one to say a soldier lies,</div>
                     <div class="line">is stabbing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to: where lodges he?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell you where he lodges, is to tell you where I lie.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Can any thing be made of this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not where he lodges, and for me to devise a</div>
                     <div class="line">lodging and say he lies here or he lies there, were</div>
                     <div class="line">to lie in mine own throat.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Can you inquire him out, and be edified by report?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">I will catechise the world for him; that is, make</div>
                     <div class="line">questions, and by them answer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Seek him, bid him come hither: tell him I have</div>
                     <div class="line">moved my lord on his behalf, and hope all will be well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">Clown</div>
                     <div class="line">To do this is within the compass of man's wit: and</div>
                     <div class="line">therefore I will attempt the doing it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Where should I lose that handkerchief, Emilia?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Believe me, I had rather have lost my purse</div>
                     <div class="line">Full of crusadoes: and, but my noble Moor</div>
                     <div class="line">Is true of mind and made of no such baseness</div>
                     <div class="line">As jealous creatures are, it were enough</div>
                     <div class="line">To put him to ill thinking.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is he not jealous?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, he? I think the sun where he was born</div>
                     <div class="line">Drew all such humours from him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, where he comes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not leave him now till Cassio</div>
                     <div class="line">Be call'd to him.</div>
                     <p>Enter OTHELLO</p>
                     <div class="line">How is't with you, my lord</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, my good lady.</div>
                     <p>Aside</p>
                     <div class="line">O, hardness to dissemble!--</div>
                     <div class="line">How do you, Desdemona?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, my good lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me your hand: this hand is moist, my lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">It yet hath felt no age nor known no sorrow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">This argues fruitfulness and liberal heart:</div>
                     <div class="line">Hot, hot, and moist: this hand of yours requires</div>
                     <div class="line">A sequester from liberty, fasting and prayer,</div>
                     <div class="line">Much castigation, exercise devout;</div>
                     <div class="line">For here's a young and sweating devil here,</div>
                     <div class="line">That commonly rebels. 'Tis a good hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">A frank one.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">You may, indeed, say so;</div>
                     <div class="line">For 'twas that hand that gave away my heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">A liberal hand: the hearts of old gave hands;</div>
                     <div class="line">But our new heraldry is hands, not hearts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot speak of this. Come now, your promise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What promise, chuck?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have sent to bid Cassio come speak with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I have a salt and sorry rheum offends me;</div>
                     <div class="line">Lend me thy handkerchief.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">That which I gave you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have it not about me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, indeed, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">That is a fault.</div>
                     <div class="line">That handkerchief</div>
                     <div class="line">Did an Egyptian to my mother give;</div>
                     <div class="line">She was a charmer, and could almost read</div>
                     <div class="line">The thoughts of people: she told her, while</div>
                     <div class="line">she kept it,</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twould make her amiable and subdue my father</div>
                     <div class="line">Entirely to her love, but if she lost it</div>
                     <div class="line">Or made gift of it, my father's eye</div>
                     <div class="line">Should hold her loathed and his spirits should hunt</div>
                     <div class="line">After new fancies: she, dying, gave it me;</div>
                     <div class="line">And bid me, when my fate would have me wive,</div>
                     <div class="line">To give it her. I did so: and take heed on't;</div>
                     <div class="line">Make it a darling like your precious eye;</div>
                     <div class="line">To lose't or give't away were such perdition</div>
                     <div class="line">As nothing else could match.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't possible?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis true: there's magic in the web of it:</div>
                     <div class="line">A sibyl, that had number'd in the world</div>
                     <div class="line">The sun to course two hundred compasses,</div>
                     <div class="line">In her prophetic fury sew'd the work;</div>
                     <div class="line">The worms were hallow'd that did breed the silk;</div>
                     <div class="line">And it was dyed in mummy which the skilful</div>
                     <div class="line">Conserved of maidens' hearts.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed! is't true?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Most veritable; therefore look to't well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then would to God that I had never seen't!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha! wherefore?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why do you speak so startingly and rash?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't lost? is't gone? speak, is it out</div>
                     <div class="line">o' the way?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Heaven bless us!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Say you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">It is not lost; but what an if it were?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">How!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I say, it is not lost.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Fetch't, let me see't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, so I can, sir, but I will not now.</div>
                     <div class="line">This is a trick to put me from my suit:</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray you, let Cassio be received again.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Fetch me the handkerchief: my mind misgives.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come;</div>
                     <div class="line">You'll never meet a more sufficient man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">The handkerchief!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray, talk me of Cassio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">The handkerchief!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">A man that all his time</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath founded his good fortunes on your love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Shared dangers with you,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">The handkerchief!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">In sooth, you are to blame.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Away!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Is not this man jealous?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I ne'er saw this before.</div>
                     <div class="line">Sure, there's some wonder in this handkerchief:</div>
                     <div class="line">I am most unhappy in the loss of it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis not a year or two shows us a man:</div>
                     <div class="line">They are all but stomachs, and we all but food;</div>
                     <div class="line">To eat us hungerly, and when they are full,</div>
                     <div class="line">They belch us. Look you, Cassio and my husband!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CASSIO and IAGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">There is no other way; 'tis she must do't:</div>
                     <div class="line">And, lo, the happiness! go, and importune her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, good Cassio! what's the news with you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, my former suit: I do beseech you</div>
                     <div class="line">That by your virtuous means I may again</div>
                     <div class="line">Exist, and be a member of his love</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom I with all the office of my heart</div>
                     <div class="line">Entirely honour: I would not be delay'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">If my offence be of such mortal kind</div>
                     <div class="line">That nor my service past, nor present sorrows,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor purposed merit in futurity,</div>
                     <div class="line">Can ransom me into his love again,</div>
                     <div class="line">But to know so must be my benefit;</div>
                     <div class="line">So shall I clothe me in a forced content,</div>
                     <div class="line">And shut myself up in some other course,</div>
                     <div class="line">To fortune's alms.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, thrice-gentle Cassio!</div>
                     <div class="line">My advocation is not now in tune;</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord is not my lord; nor should I know him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Were he in favour as in humour alter'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">So help me every spirit sanctified,</div>
                     <div class="line">As I have spoken for you all my best</div>
                     <div class="line">And stood within the blank of his displeasure</div>
                     <div class="line">For my free speech! you must awhile be patient:</div>
                     <div class="line">What I can do I will; and more I will</div>
                     <div class="line">Than for myself I dare: let that suffice you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is my lord angry?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">He went hence but now,</div>
                     <div class="line">And certainly in strange unquietness.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Can he be angry? I have seen the cannon,</div>
                     <div class="line">When it hath blown his ranks into the air,</div>
                     <div class="line">And, like the devil, from his very arm</div>
                     <div class="line">Puff'd his own brother:--and can he be angry?</div>
                     <div class="line">Something of moment then: I will go meet him:</div>
                     <div class="line">There's matter in't indeed, if he be angry.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I prithee, do so.</div>
                     <p>Exit IAGO</p>
                     <div class="line">Something, sure, of state,</div>
                     <div class="line">Either from Venice, or some unhatch'd practise</div>
                     <div class="line">Made demonstrable here in Cyprus to him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath puddled his clear spirit: and in such cases</div>
                     <div class="line">Men's natures wrangle with inferior things,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though great ones are their object. 'Tis even so;</div>
                     <div class="line">For let our finger ache, and it indues</div>
                     <div class="line">Our other healthful members even to that sense</div>
                     <div class="line">Of pain: nay, we must think men are not gods,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor of them look for such observances</div>
                     <div class="line">As fit the bridal. Beshrew me much, Emilia,</div>
                     <div class="line">I was, unhandsome warrior as I am,</div>
                     <div class="line">Arraigning his unkindness with my soul;</div>
                     <div class="line">But now I find I had suborn'd the witness,</div>
                     <div class="line">And he's indicted falsely.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray heaven it be state-matters, as you think,</div>
                     <div class="line">And no conception nor no jealous toy</div>
                     <div class="line">Concerning you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas the day! I never gave him cause.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">But jealous souls will not be answer'd so;</div>
                     <div class="line">They are not ever jealous for the cause,</div>
                     <div class="line">But jealous for they are jealous: 'tis a monster</div>
                     <div class="line">Begot upon itself, born on itself.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Heaven keep that monster from Othello's mind!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Lady, amen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will go seek him. Cassio, walk hereabout:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I do find him fit, I'll move your suit</div>
                     <div class="line">And seek to effect it to my uttermost.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I humbly thank your ladyship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt DESDEMONA and EMILIA</p>
               <p>Enter BIANCA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Save you, friend Cassio!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What make you from home?</div>
                     <div class="line">How is it with you, my most fair Bianca?</div>
                     <div class="line">I' faith, sweet love, I was coming to your house.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">And I was going to your lodging, Cassio.</div>
                     <div class="line">What, keep a week away? seven days and nights?</div>
                     <div class="line">Eight score eight hours? and lovers' absent hours,</div>
                     <div class="line">More tedious than the dial eight score times?</div>
                     <div class="line">O weary reckoning!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Pardon me, Bianca:</div>
                     <div class="line">I have this while with leaden thoughts been press'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">But I shall, in a more continuate time,</div>
                     <div class="line">Strike off this score of absence. Sweet Bianca,</div>
                     <p>Giving her DESDEMONA's handkerchief</p>
                     <div class="line">Take me this work out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">O Cassio, whence came this?</div>
                     <div class="line">This is some token from a newer friend:</div>
                     <div class="line">To the felt absence now I feel a cause:</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't come to this? Well, well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to, woman!</div>
                     <div class="line">Throw your vile guesses in the devil's teeth,</div>
                     <div class="line">From whence you have them. You are jealous now</div>
                     <div class="line">That this is from some mistress, some remembrance:</div>
                     <div class="line">No, in good troth, Bianca.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, whose is it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not, sweet: I found it in my chamber.</div>
                     <div class="line">I like the work well: ere it be demanded--</div>
                     <div class="line">As like enough it will--I'ld have it copied:</div>
                     <div class="line">Take it, and do't; and leave me for this time.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Leave you! wherefore?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do attend here on the general;</div>
                     <div class="line">And think it no addition, nor my wish,</div>
                     <div class="line">To have him see me woman'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, I pray you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not that I love you not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">But that you do not love me.</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, bring me on the way a little,</div>
                     <div class="line">And say if I shall see you soon at night.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis but a little way that I can bring you;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I attend here: but I'll see you soon.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis very good; I must be circumstanced.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.6">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 4. ACT IV</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  Cyprus. Before the castle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in the castle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  Another room In the castle.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Cyprus. Before the castle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO and IAGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you think so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Think so, Iago!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What,</div>
                     <div class="line">To kiss in private?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">An unauthorized kiss.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Or to be naked with her friend in bed</div>
                     <div class="line">An hour or more, not meaning any harm?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Naked in bed, Iago, and not mean harm!</div>
                     <div class="line">It is hypocrisy against the devil:</div>
                     <div class="line">They that mean virtuously, and yet do so,</div>
                     <div class="line">The devil their virtue tempts, and they tempt heaven.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">So they do nothing, 'tis a venial slip:</div>
                     <div class="line">But if I give my wife a handkerchief,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, then, 'tis hers, my lord; and, being hers,</div>
                     <div class="line">She may, I think, bestow't on any man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">She is protectress of her honour too:</div>
                     <div class="line">May she give that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Her honour is an essence that's not seen;</div>
                     <div class="line">They have it very oft that have it not:</div>
                     <div class="line">But, for the handkerchief,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, I would most gladly have forgot it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou said'st, it comes o'er my memory,</div>
                     <div class="line">As doth the raven o'er the infected house,</div>
                     <div class="line">Boding to all--he had my handkerchief.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, what of that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">That's not so good now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What,</div>
                     <div class="line">If I had said I had seen him do you wrong?</div>
                     <div class="line">Or heard him say,--as knaves be such abroad,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who having, by their own importunate suit,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or voluntary dotage of some mistress,</div>
                     <div class="line">Convinced or supplied them, cannot choose</div>
                     <div class="line">But they must blab--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath he said any thing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath, my lord; but be you well assured,</div>
                     <div class="line">No more than he'll unswear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What hath he said?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Faith, that he did--I know not what he did.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What? what?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lie--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">With her?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">With her, on her; what you will.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lie with her! lie on her! We say lie on her, when</div>
                     <div class="line">they belie her. Lie with her! that's fulsome.</div>
                     <div class="line">--Handkerchief--confessions--handkerchief!--To</div>
                     <div class="line">confess, and be hanged for his labour;--first, to be</div>
                     <div class="line">hanged, and then to confess.--I tremble at it.</div>
                     <div class="line">Nature would not invest herself in such shadowing</div>
                     <div class="line">passion without some instruction. It is not words</div>
                     <div class="line">that shake me thus. Pish! Noses, ears, and lips.</div>
                     <div class="line">--Is't possible?--Confess--handkerchief!--O devil!--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Falls in a trance</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Work on,</div>
                     <div class="line">My medicine, work! Thus credulous fools are caught;</div>
                     <div class="line">And many worthy and chaste dames even thus,</div>
                     <div class="line">All guiltless, meet reproach. What, ho! my lord!</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, I say! Othello!</div>
                     <p>Enter CASSIO</p>
                     <div class="line">How now, Cassio!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What's the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord is fall'n into an epilepsy:</div>
                     <div class="line">This is his second fit; he had one yesterday.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Rub him about the temples.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, forbear;</div>
                     <div class="line">The lethargy must have his quiet course:</div>
                     <div class="line">If not, he foams at mouth and by and by</div>
                     <div class="line">Breaks out to savage madness. Look he stirs:</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you withdraw yourself a little while,</div>
                     <div class="line">He will recover straight: when he is gone,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would on great occasion speak with you.</div>
                     <p>Exit CASSIO</p>
                     <div class="line">How is it, general? have you not hurt your head?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou mock me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I mock you! no, by heaven.</div>
                     <div class="line">Would you would bear your fortune like a man!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">A horned man's a monster and a beast.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">There's many a beast then in a populous city,</div>
                     <div class="line">And many a civil monster.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Did he confess it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good sir, be a man;</div>
                     <div class="line">Think every bearded fellow that's but yoked</div>
                     <div class="line">May draw with you: there's millions now alive</div>
                     <div class="line">That nightly lie in those unproper beds</div>
                     <div class="line">Which they dare swear peculiar: your case is better.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, 'tis the spite of hell, the fiend's arch-mock,</div>
                     <div class="line">To lip a wanton in a secure couch,</div>
                     <div class="line">And to suppose her chaste! No, let me know;</div>
                     <div class="line">And knowing what I am, I know what she shall be.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, thou art wise; 'tis certain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Stand you awhile apart;</div>
                     <div class="line">Confine yourself but in a patient list.</div>
                     <div class="line">Whilst you were here o'erwhelmed with your grief--</div>
                     <div class="line">A passion most unsuiting such a man--</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassio came hither: I shifted him away,</div>
                     <div class="line">And laid good 'scuse upon your ecstasy,</div>
                     <div class="line">Bade him anon return and here speak with me;</div>
                     <div class="line">The which he promised. Do but encave yourself,</div>
                     <div class="line">And mark the fleers, the gibes, and notable scorns,</div>
                     <div class="line">That dwell in every region of his face;</div>
                     <div class="line">For I will make him tell the tale anew,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where, how, how oft, how long ago, and when</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath, and is again to cope your wife:</div>
                     <div class="line">I say, but mark his gesture. Marry, patience;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or I shall say you are all in all in spleen,</div>
                     <div class="line">And nothing of a man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou hear, Iago?</div>
                     <div class="line">I will be found most cunning in my patience;</div>
                     <div class="line">But--dost thou hear?--most bloody.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">That's not amiss;</div>
                     <div class="line">But yet keep time in all. Will you withdraw?</div>
                     <p>OTHELLO retires</p>
                     <div class="line">Now will I question Cassio of Bianca,</div>
                     <div class="line">A housewife that by selling her desires</div>
                     <div class="line">Buys herself bread and clothes: it is a creature</div>
                     <div class="line">That dotes on Cassio; as 'tis the strumpet's plague</div>
                     <div class="line">To beguile many and be beguiled by one:</div>
                     <div class="line">He, when he hears of her, cannot refrain</div>
                     <div class="line">From the excess of laughter. Here he comes:</div>
                     <p>Re-enter CASSIO</p>
                     <div class="line">As he shall smile, Othello shall go mad;</div>
                     <div class="line">And his unbookish jealousy must construe</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor Cassio's smiles, gestures and light behavior,</div>
                     <div class="line">Quite in the wrong. How do you now, lieutenant?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">The worser that you give me the addition</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose want even kills me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ply Desdemona well, and you are sure on't.</div>
                     <p>Speaking lower</p>
                     <div class="line">Now, if this suit lay in Bianco's power,</div>
                     <div class="line">How quickly should you speed!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor caitiff!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Look, how he laughs already!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I never knew woman love man so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, poor rogue! I think, i' faith, she loves me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now he denies it faintly, and laughs it out.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you hear, Cassio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now he importunes him</div>
                     <div class="line">To tell it o'er: go to; well said, well said.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">She gives it out that you shall marry hey:</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you intend it?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha, ha, ha!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you triumph, Roman? do you triumph?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I marry her! what? a customer! Prithee, bear some</div>
                     <div class="line">charity to my wit: do not think it so unwholesome.</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha, ha, ha!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">So, so, so, so: they laugh that win.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Faith, the cry goes that you shall marry her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, say true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a very villain else.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you scored me? Well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the monkey's own giving out: she is</div>
                     <div class="line">persuaded I will marry her, out of her own love and</div>
                     <div class="line">flattery, not out of my promise.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Iago beckons me; now he begins the story.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">She was here even now; she haunts me in every place.</div>
                     <div class="line">I was the other day talking on the sea-bank with</div>
                     <div class="line">certain Venetians; and thither comes the bauble,</div>
                     <div class="line">and, by this hand, she falls me thus about my neck--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Crying 'O dear Cassio!' as it were: his gesture</div>
                     <div class="line">imports it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">So hangs, and lolls, and weeps upon me; so hales,</div>
                     <div class="line">and pulls me: ha, ha, ha!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now he tells how she plucked him to my chamber. O,</div>
                     <div class="line">I see that nose of yours, but not that dog I shall</div>
                     <div class="line">throw it to.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, I must leave her company.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Before me! look, where she comes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis such another fitchew! marry a perfumed one.</div>
                     <p>Enter BIANCA</p>
                     <div class="line">What do you mean by this haunting of me?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Let the devil and his dam haunt you! What did you</div>
                     <div class="line">mean by that same handkerchief you gave me even now?</div>
                     <div class="line">I was a fine fool to take it. I must take out the</div>
                     <div class="line">work?--A likely piece of work, that you should find</div>
                     <div class="line">it in your chamber, and not know who left it there!</div>
                     <div class="line">This is some minx's token, and I must take out the</div>
                     <div class="line">work? There; give it your hobby-horse: wheresoever</div>
                     <div class="line">you had it, I'll take out no work on't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">How now, my sweet Bianca! how now! how now!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, that should be my handkerchief!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">An you'll come to supper to-night, you may; an you</div>
                     <div class="line">will not, come when you are next prepared for.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">After her, after her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Faith, I must; she'll rail in the street else.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you sup there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Faith, I intend so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, I may chance to see you; for I would very fain</div>
                     <div class="line">speak with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, come; will you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Go to; say no more.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit CASSIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Advancing</span>  How shall I murder him, Iago?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Did you perceive how he laughed at his vice?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O Iago!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And did you see the handkerchief?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Was that mine?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yours by this hand: and to see how he prizes the</div>
                     <div class="line">foolish woman your wife! she gave it him, and he</div>
                     <div class="line">hath given it his whore.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I would have him nine years a-killing.</div>
                     <div class="line">A fine woman! a fair woman! a sweet woman!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, you must forget that.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, let her rot, and perish, and be damned to-night;</div>
                     <div class="line">for she shall not live: no, my heart is turned to</div>
                     <div class="line">stone; I strike it, and it hurts my hand. O, the</div>
                     <div class="line">world hath not a sweeter creature: she might lie by</div>
                     <div class="line">an emperor's side and command him tasks.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that's not your way.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hang her! I do but say what she is: so delicate</div>
                     <div class="line">with her needle: an admirable musician: O! she</div>
                     <div class="line">will sing the savageness out of a bear: of so high</div>
                     <div class="line">and plenteous wit and invention:--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">She's the worse for all this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, a thousand thousand times: and then, of so</div>
                     <div class="line">gentle a condition!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, too gentle.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that's certain: but yet the pity of it, Iago!</div>
                     <div class="line">O Iago, the pity of it, Iago!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">If you are so fond over her iniquity, give her</div>
                     <div class="line">patent to offend; for, if it touch not you, it comes</div>
                     <div class="line">near nobody.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will chop her into messes: cuckold me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, 'tis foul in her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">With mine officer!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">That's fouler.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Get me some poison, Iago; this night: I'll not</div>
                     <div class="line">expostulate with her, lest her body and beauty</div>
                     <div class="line">unprovide my mind again: this night, Iago.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Do it not with poison, strangle her in her bed, even</div>
                     <div class="line">the bed she hath contaminated.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Good, good: the justice of it pleases: very good.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And for Cassio, let me be his undertaker: you</div>
                     <div class="line">shall hear more by midnight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Excellent good.</div>
                     <p>A trumpet within</p>
                     <div class="line">What trumpet is that same?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Something from Venice, sure. 'Tis Lodovico</div>
                     <div class="line">Come from the duke: and, see, your wife is with him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LODOVICO, DESDEMONA, and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Save you, worthy general!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">With all my heart, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">The duke and senators of Venice greet you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Gives him a letter</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I kiss the instrument of their pleasures.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Opens the letter, and reads</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">And what's the news, good cousin Lodovico?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am very glad to see you, signior</div>
                     <div class="line">Welcome to Cyprus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">I thank you. How does Lieutenant Cassio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lives, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Cousin, there's fall'n between him and my lord</div>
                     <div class="line">An unkind breach: but you shall make all well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you sure of that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Reads</span>  'This fail you not to do, as you will--'</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">He did not call; he's busy in the paper.</div>
                     <div class="line">Is there division 'twixt my lord and Cassio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">A most unhappy one: I would do much</div>
                     <div class="line">To atone them, for the love I bear to Cassio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Fire and brimstone!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you wise?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">What, is he angry?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">May be the letter moved him;</div>
                     <div class="line">For, as I think, they do command him home,</div>
                     <div class="line">Deputing Cassio in his government.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Trust me, I am glad on't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Indeed!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am glad to see you mad.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, sweet Othello,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Striking her</span>  Devil!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have not deserved this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, this would not be believed in Venice,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though I should swear I saw't: 'tis very much:</div>
                     <div class="line">Make her amends; she weeps.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O devil, devil!</div>
                     <div class="line">If that the earth could teem with woman's tears,</div>
                     <div class="line">Each drop she falls would prove a crocodile.</div>
                     <div class="line">Out of my sight!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not stay to offend you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Going</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Truly, an obedient lady:</div>
                     <div class="line">I do beseech your lordship, call her back.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Mistress!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What would you with her, sir?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who, I, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay; you did wish that I would make her turn:</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, she can turn, and turn, and yet go on,</div>
                     <div class="line">And turn again; and she can weep, sir, weep;</div>
                     <div class="line">And she's obedient, as you say, obedient,</div>
                     <div class="line">Very obedient. Proceed you in your tears.</div>
                     <div class="line">Concerning this, sir,--O  well-painted passion!--</div>
                     <div class="line">I am commanded home. Get you away;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll send for you anon. Sir, I obey the mandate,</div>
                     <div class="line">And will return to Venice. Hence, avaunt!</div>
                     <p>Exit DESDEMONA</p>
                     <div class="line">Cassio shall have my place. And, sir, tonight,</div>
                     <div class="line">I do entreat that we may sup together:</div>
                     <div class="line">You are welcome, sir, to Cyprus.--Goats and monkeys!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is this the noble Moor whom our full senate</div>
                     <div class="line">Call all in all sufficient? Is this the nature</div>
                     <div class="line">Whom passion could not shake? whose solid virtue</div>
                     <div class="line">The shot of accident, nor dart of chance,</div>
                     <div class="line">Could neither graze nor pierce?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">He is much changed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Are his wits safe? is he not light of brain?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">He's that he is: I may not breathe my censure</div>
                     <div class="line">What he might be: if what he might he is not,</div>
                     <div class="line">I would to heaven he were!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, strike his wife!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Faith, that was not so well; yet would I knew</div>
                     <div class="line">That stroke would prove the worst!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is it his use?</div>
                     <div class="line">Or did the letters work upon his blood,</div>
                     <div class="line">And new-create this fault?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, alas!</div>
                     <div class="line">It is not honesty in me to speak</div>
                     <div class="line">What I have seen and known. You shall observe him,</div>
                     <div class="line">And his own courses will denote him so</div>
                     <div class="line">That I may save my speech: do but go after,</div>
                     <div class="line">And mark how he continues.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am sorry that I am deceived in him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A room in the castle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO and EMILIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">You have seen nothing then?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor ever heard, nor ever did suspect.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, you have seen Cassio and she together.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">But then I saw no harm, and then I heard</div>
                     <div class="line">Each syllable that breath made up between them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, did they never whisper?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Never, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor send you out o' the way?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Never.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">To fetch her fan, her gloves, her mask, nor nothing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Never, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">That's strange.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I durst, my lord, to wager she is honest,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay down my soul at stake: if you think other,</div>
                     <div class="line">Remove your thought; it doth abuse your bosom.</div>
                     <div class="line">If any wretch have put this in your head,</div>
                     <div class="line">Let heaven requite it with the serpent's curse!</div>
                     <div class="line">For, if she be not honest, chaste, and true,</div>
                     <div class="line">There's no man happy; the purest of their wives</div>
                     <div class="line">Is foul as slander.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Bid her come hither: go.</div>
                     <p>Exit EMILIA</p>
                     <div class="line">She says enough; yet she's a simple bawd</div>
                     <div class="line">That cannot say as much. This is a subtle whore,</div>
                     <div class="line">A closet lock and key of villanous secrets</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet she'll kneel and pray; I have seen her do't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter DESDEMONA with EMILIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord, what is your will?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Pray, chuck, come hither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">What is your pleasure?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me see your eyes;</div>
                     <div class="line">Look in my face.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">What horrible fancy's this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To EMILIA</span>  Some of your function, mistress;</div>
                     <div class="line">Leave procreants alone and shut the door;</div>
                     <div class="line">Cough, or cry 'hem,' if any body come:</div>
                     <div class="line">Your mystery, your mystery: nay, dispatch.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit EMILIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon my knees, what doth your speech import?</div>
                     <div class="line">I understand a fury in your words.</div>
                     <div class="line">But not the words.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, what art thou?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Your wife, my lord; your true</div>
                     <div class="line">And loyal wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, swear it, damn thyself</div>
                     <div class="line">Lest, being like one of heaven, the devils themselves</div>
                     <div class="line">Should fear to seize thee: therefore be double damn'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">Swear thou art honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Heaven doth truly know it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Heaven truly knows that thou art false as hell.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">To whom, my lord? with whom? how am I false?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O Desdemona! away! away! away!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas the heavy day! Why do you weep?</div>
                     <div class="line">Am I the motive of these tears, my lord?</div>
                     <div class="line">If haply you my father do suspect</div>
                     <div class="line">An instrument of this your calling back,</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay not your blame on me: If you have lost him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, I have lost him too.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Had it pleased heaven</div>
                     <div class="line">To try me with affliction; had they rain'd</div>
                     <div class="line">All kinds of sores and shames on my bare head.</div>
                     <div class="line">Steep'd me in poverty to the very lips,</div>
                     <div class="line">Given to captivity me and my utmost hopes,</div>
                     <div class="line">I should have found in some place of my soul</div>
                     <div class="line">A drop of patience: but, alas, to make me</div>
                     <div class="line">A fixed figure for the time of scorn</div>
                     <div class="line">To point his slow unmoving finger at!</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet could I bear that too; well, very well:</div>
                     <div class="line">But there, where I have garner'd up my heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where either I must live, or bear no life;</div>
                     <div class="line">The fountain from the which my current runs,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else dries up; to be discarded thence!</div>
                     <div class="line">Or keep it as a cistern for foul toads</div>
                     <div class="line">To knot and gender in! Turn thy complexion there,</div>
                     <div class="line">Patience, thou young and rose-lipp'd cherubin,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, there, look grim as hell!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I hope my noble lord esteems me honest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, ay; as summer flies are in the shambles,</div>
                     <div class="line">That quicken even with blowing. O thou weed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Who art so lovely fair and smell'st so sweet</div>
                     <div class="line">That the sense aches at thee, would thou hadst</div>
                     <div class="line">ne'er been born!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, what ignorant sin have I committed?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Was this fair paper, this most goodly book,</div>
                     <div class="line">Made to write 'whore' upon? What committed!</div>
                     <div class="line">Committed! O thou public commoner!</div>
                     <div class="line">I should make very forges of my cheeks,</div>
                     <div class="line">That would to cinders burn up modesty,</div>
                     <div class="line">Did I but speak thy deeds. What committed!</div>
                     <div class="line">Heaven stops the nose at it and the moon winks,</div>
                     <div class="line">The bawdy wind that kisses all it meets</div>
                     <div class="line">Is hush'd within the hollow mine of earth,</div>
                     <div class="line">And will not hear it. What committed!</div>
                     <div class="line">Impudent strumpet!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, you do me wrong.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Are you not a strumpet?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, as I am a Christian:</div>
                     <div class="line">If to preserve this vessel for my lord</div>
                     <div class="line">From any other foul unlawful touch</div>
                     <div class="line">Be not to be a strumpet, I am none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, not a whore?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, as I shall be saved.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is't possible?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, heaven forgive us!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I cry you mercy, then:</div>
                     <div class="line">I took you for that cunning whore of Venice</div>
                     <div class="line">That married with Othello.</div>
                     <p>Raising his voice</p>
                     <div class="line">You, mistress,</div>
                     <div class="line">That have the office opposite to Saint Peter,</div>
                     <div class="line">And keep the gate of hell!</div>
                     <p>Re-enter EMILIA</p>
                     <div class="line">You, you, ay, you!</div>
                     <div class="line">We have done our course; there's money for your pains:</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, turn the key and keep our counsel.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, what does this gentleman conceive?</div>
                     <div class="line">How do you, madam? how do you, my good lady?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Faith, half asleep.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good madam, what's the matter with my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">With who?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, with my lord, madam.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is thy lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">He that is yours, sweet lady.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have none: do not talk to me, Emilia;</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot weep; nor answer have I none,</div>
                     <div class="line">But what should go by water. Prithee, tonight</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay on my bed my wedding sheets: remember;</div>
                     <div class="line">And call thy husband hither.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's a change indeed!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis meet I should be used so, very meet.</div>
                     <div class="line">How have I been behaved, that he might stick</div>
                     <div class="line">The small'st opinion on my least misuse?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter EMILIA with IAGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is your pleasure, madam?</div>
                     <div class="line">How is't with you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot tell. Those that do teach young babes</div>
                     <div class="line">Do it with gentle means and easy tasks:</div>
                     <div class="line">He might have chid me so; for, in good faith,</div>
                     <div class="line">I am a child to chiding.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What's the matter, lady?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, Iago, my lord hath so bewhored her.</div>
                     <div class="line">Thrown such despite and heavy terms upon her,</div>
                     <div class="line">As true hearts cannot bear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Am I that name, Iago?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What name, fair lady?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Such as she says my lord did say I was.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">He call'd her whore: a beggar in his drink</div>
                     <div class="line">Could not have laid such terms upon his callat.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why did he so?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not know; I am sure I am none such.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Do not weep, do not weep. Alas the day!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Hath she forsook so many noble matches,</div>
                     <div class="line">Her father and her country and her friends,</div>
                     <div class="line">To be call'd whore? would it not make one weep?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">It is my wretched fortune.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Beshrew him for't!</div>
                     <div class="line">How comes this trick upon him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, heaven doth know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will be hang'd, if some eternal villain,</div>
                     <div class="line">Some busy and insinuating rogue,</div>
                     <div class="line">Some cogging, cozening slave, to get some office,</div>
                     <div class="line">Have not devised this slander; I'll be hang'd else.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Fie, there is no such man; it is impossible.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">If any such there be, heaven pardon him!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">A halter pardon him! and hell gnaw his bones!</div>
                     <div class="line">Why should he call her whore? who keeps her company?</div>
                     <div class="line">What place? what time? what form? what likelihood?</div>
                     <div class="line">The Moor's abused by some most villanous knave,</div>
                     <div class="line">Some base notorious knave, some scurvy fellow.</div>
                     <div class="line">O heaven, that such companions thou'ldst unfold,</div>
                     <div class="line">And put in every honest hand a whip</div>
                     <div class="line">To lash the rascals naked through the world</div>
                     <div class="line">Even from the east to the west!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak within door.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, fie upon them! Some such squire he was</div>
                     <div class="line">That turn'd your wit the seamy side without,</div>
                     <div class="line">And made you to suspect me with the Moor.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You are a fool; go to.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O good Iago,</div>
                     <div class="line">What shall I do to win my lord again?</div>
                     <div class="line">Good friend, go to him; for, by this light of heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not how I lost him. Here I kneel:</div>
                     <div class="line">If e'er my will did trespass 'gainst his love,</div>
                     <div class="line">Either in discourse of thought or actual deed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or that mine eyes, mine ears, or any sense,</div>
                     <div class="line">Delighted them in any other form;</div>
                     <div class="line">Or that I do not yet, and ever did.</div>
                     <div class="line">And ever will--though he do shake me off</div>
                     <div class="line">To beggarly divorcement--love him dearly,</div>
                     <div class="line">Comfort forswear me! Unkindness may do much;</div>
                     <div class="line">And his unkindness may defeat my life,</div>
                     <div class="line">But never taint my love. I cannot say 'whore:'</div>
                     <div class="line">It does abhor me now I speak the word;</div>
                     <div class="line">To do the act that might the addition earn</div>
                     <div class="line">Not the world's mass of vanity could make me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I pray you, be content; 'tis but his humour:</div>
                     <div class="line">The business of the state does him offence,</div>
                     <div class="line">And he does chide with you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">If 'twere no other--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis but so, I warrant.</div>
                     <p>Trumpets within</p>
                     <div class="line">Hark, how these instruments summon to supper!</div>
                     <div class="line">The messengers of Venice stay the meat;</div>
                     <div class="line">Go in, and weep not; all things shall be well.</div>
                     <p>Exeunt DESDEMONA and EMILIA</p>
                     <p>Enter RODERIGO</p>
                     <div class="line">How now, Roderigo!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not find that thou dealest justly with me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What in the contrary?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Every day thou daffest me with some device, Iago;</div>
                     <div class="line">and rather, as it seems to me now, keepest from me</div>
                     <div class="line">all conveniency than suppliest me with the least</div>
                     <div class="line">advantage of hope. I will indeed no longer endure</div>
                     <div class="line">it, nor am I yet persuaded to put up in peace what</div>
                     <div class="line">already I have foolishly suffered.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you hear me, Roderigo?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Faith, I have heard too much, for your words and</div>
                     <div class="line">performances are no kin together.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You charge me most unjustly.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">With nought but truth. I have wasted myself out of</div>
                     <div class="line">my means. The jewels you have had from me to</div>
                     <div class="line">deliver to Desdemona would half have corrupted a</div>
                     <div class="line">votarist: you have told me she hath received them</div>
                     <div class="line">and returned me expectations and comforts of sudden</div>
                     <div class="line">respect and acquaintance, but I find none.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well; go to; very well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Very well! go to! I cannot go to, man; nor 'tis</div>
                     <div class="line">not very well: nay, I think it is scurvy, and begin</div>
                     <div class="line">to find myself fobbed in it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Very well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I tell you 'tis not very well. I will make myself</div>
                     <div class="line">known to Desdemona: if she will return me my</div>
                     <div class="line">jewels, I will give over my suit and repent my</div>
                     <div class="line">unlawful solicitation; if not, assure yourself I</div>
                     <div class="line">will seek satisfaction of you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">You have said now.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and said nothing but what I protest intendment of doing.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, now I see there's mettle in thee, and even from</div>
                     <div class="line">this instant to build on thee a better opinion than</div>
                     <div class="line">ever before. Give me thy hand, Roderigo: thou hast</div>
                     <div class="line">taken against me a most just exception; but yet, I</div>
                     <div class="line">protest, I have dealt most directly in thy affair.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">It hath not appeared.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I grant indeed it hath not appeared, and your</div>
                     <div class="line">suspicion is not without wit and judgment. But,</div>
                     <div class="line">Roderigo, if thou hast that in thee indeed, which I</div>
                     <div class="line">have greater reason to believe now than ever, I mean</div>
                     <div class="line">purpose, courage and valour, this night show it: if</div>
                     <div class="line">thou the next night following enjoy not Desdemona,</div>
                     <div class="line">take me from this world with treachery and devise</div>
                     <div class="line">engines for my life.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, what is it? is it within reason and compass?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, there is especial commission come from Venice</div>
                     <div class="line">to depute Cassio in Othello's place.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Is that true? why, then Othello and Desdemona</div>
                     <div class="line">return again to Venice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, no; he goes into Mauritania and takes away with</div>
                     <div class="line">him the fair Desdemona, unless his abode be</div>
                     <div class="line">lingered here by some accident: wherein none can be</div>
                     <div class="line">so determinate as the removing of Cassio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">How do you mean, removing of him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, by making him uncapable of Othello's place;</div>
                     <div class="line">knocking out his brains.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And that you would have me to do?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, if you dare do yourself a profit and a right.</div>
                     <div class="line">He sups to-night with a harlotry, and thither will I</div>
                     <div class="line">go to him: he knows not yet of his horrorable</div>
                     <div class="line">fortune. If you will watch his going thence, which</div>
                     <div class="line">I will fashion to fall out between twelve and one,</div>
                     <div class="line">you may take him at your pleasure: I will be near</div>
                     <div class="line">to second your attempt, and he shall fall between</div>
                     <div class="line">us. Come, stand not amazed at it, but go along with</div>
                     <div class="line">me; I will show you such a necessity in his death</div>
                     <div class="line">that you shall think yourself bound to put it on</div>
                     <div class="line">him. It is now high suppertime, and the night grows</div>
                     <div class="line">to waste: about it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I will hear further reason for this.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">And you shall be satisfied.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.6.4">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>3. SCENE III.  Another room In the castle.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO, LODOVICO, DESDEMONA, EMILIA and
Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do beseech you, sir, trouble yourself no further.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, pardon me: 'twill do me good to walk.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Madam, good night; I humbly thank your ladyship.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Your honour is most welcome.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you walk, sir?</div>
                     <div class="line">O,--Desdemona,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Get you to bed on the instant; I will be returned</div>
                     <div class="line">forthwith: dismiss your attendant there: look it be done.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt OTHELLO, LODOVICO, and Attendants</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">How goes it now? he looks gentler than he did.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">He says he will return incontinent:</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath commanded me to go to bed,</div>
                     <div class="line">And bade me to dismiss you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Dismiss me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">It was his bidding: therefore, good Emilia,.</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me my nightly wearing, and adieu:</div>
                     <div class="line">We must not now displease him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I would you had never seen him!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">So would not I my love doth so approve him,</div>
                     <div class="line">That even his stubbornness, his cheques, his frowns--</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, unpin me,--have grace and favour in them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have laid those sheets you bade me on the bed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">All's one. Good faith, how foolish are our minds!</div>
                     <div class="line">If I do die before thee prithee, shroud me</div>
                     <div class="line">In one of those same sheets.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, come you talk.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">My mother had a maid call'd Barbara:</div>
                     <div class="line">She was in love, and he she loved proved mad</div>
                     <div class="line">And did forsake her: she had a song of 'willow;'</div>
                     <div class="line">An old thing 'twas, but it express'd her fortune,</div>
                     <div class="line">And she died singing it: that song to-night</div>
                     <div class="line">Will not go from my mind; I have much to do,</div>
                     <div class="line">But to go hang my head all at one side,</div>
                     <div class="line">And sing it like poor Barbara. Prithee, dispatch.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Shall I go fetch your night-gown?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, unpin me here.</div>
                     <div class="line">This Lodovico is a proper man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">A very handsome man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">He speaks well.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I know a lady in Venice would have walked barefoot</div>
                     <div class="line">to Palestine for a touch of his nether lip.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Singing</span>  The poor soul sat sighing by a sycamore tree,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sing all a green willow:</div>
                     <div class="line">Her hand on her bosom, her head on her knee,</div>
                     <div class="line">Sing willow, willow, willow:</div>
                     <div class="line">The fresh streams ran by her, and murmur'd her moans;</div>
                     <div class="line">Sing willow, willow, willow;</div>
                     <div class="line">Her salt tears fell from her, and soften'd the stones;</div>
                     <div class="line">Lay by these:--</div>
                     <p>Singing</p>
                     <div class="line">Sing willow, willow, willow;</div>
                     <div class="line">Prithee, hie thee; he'll come anon:--</div>
                     <p>Singing</p>
                     <div class="line">Sing all a green willow must be my garland.</div>
                     <div class="line">Let nobody blame him; his scorn I approve,-</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, that's not next.--Hark! who is't that knocks?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">It's the wind.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Singing</span>  I call'd my love false love; but what</div>
                     <div class="line">said he then?</div>
                     <div class="line">Sing willow, willow, willow:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I court moe women, you'll couch with moe men!</div>
                     <div class="line">So, get thee gone; good night Ate eyes do itch;</div>
                     <div class="line">Doth that bode weeping?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis neither here nor there.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I have heard it said so. O, these men, these men!</div>
                     <div class="line">Dost thou in conscience think,--tell me, Emilia,--</div>
                     <div class="line">That there be women do abuse their husbands</div>
                     <div class="line">In such gross kind?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">There be some such, no question.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Wouldst thou do such a deed for all the world?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, would not you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, by this heavenly light!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor I neither by this heavenly light;</div>
                     <div class="line">I might do't as well i' the dark.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Wouldst thou do such a deed for all the world?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">The world's a huge thing: it is a great price.</div>
                     <div class="line">For a small vice.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">In troth, I think thou wouldst not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">In troth, I think I should; and undo't when I had</div>
                     <div class="line">done. Marry, I would not do such a thing for a</div>
                     <div class="line">joint-ring, nor for measures of lawn, nor for</div>
                     <div class="line">gowns, petticoats, nor caps, nor any petty</div>
                     <div class="line">exhibition; but for the whole world,--why, who would</div>
                     <div class="line">not make her husband a cuckold to make him a</div>
                     <div class="line">monarch? I should venture purgatory for't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Beshrew me, if I would do such a wrong</div>
                     <div class="line">For the whole world.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Why the wrong is but a wrong i' the world: and</div>
                     <div class="line">having the world for your labour, tis a wrong in your</div>
                     <div class="line">own world, and you might quickly make it right.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I do not think there is any such woman.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, a dozen; and as many to the vantage as would</div>
                     <div class="line">store the world they played for.</div>
                     <div class="line">But I do think it is their husbands' faults</div>
                     <div class="line">If wives do fall: say that they slack their duties,</div>
                     <div class="line">And pour our treasures into foreign laps,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or else break out in peevish jealousies,</div>
                     <div class="line">Throwing restraint upon us; or say they strike us,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or scant our former having in despite;</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, we have galls, and though we have some grace,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet have we some revenge. Let husbands know</div>
                     <div class="line">Their wives have sense like them: they see and smell</div>
                     <div class="line">And have their palates both for sweet and sour,</div>
                     <div class="line">As husbands have. What is it that they do</div>
                     <div class="line">When they change us for others? Is it sport?</div>
                     <div class="line">I think it is: and doth affection breed it?</div>
                     <div class="line">I think it doth: is't frailty that thus errs?</div>
                     <div class="line">It is so too: and have not we affections,</div>
                     <div class="line">Desires for sport, and frailty, as men have?</div>
                     <div class="line">Then let them use us well: else let them know,</div>
                     <div class="line">The ills we do, their ills instruct us so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good night, good night: heaven me such uses send,</div>
                     <div class="line">Not to pick bad from bad, but by bad mend!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
         </article>
         <article class="chapter" id="R.1.7">
            <header class="chapter-titlepage">
               <h2>Chapter 5. ACT V</h2>
            </header>
            <div class="lists-of-titles">
               <div class="toc">
                  <p>
                     <b>Table of Contents</b>
                  </p>
                  <ul class="toc">
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  Cyprus. A street.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                     <li>
                        <span>
                           <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  A bedchamber in the castle: DESDEMONA in bed asleep; a light burning.</a>
                        </span>
                     </li>
                  </ul>
               </div>
            </div>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.2">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>1. SCENE I.  Cyprus. A street.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter IAGO and RODERIGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, stand behind this bulk; straight will he come:</div>
                     <div class="line">Wear thy good rapier bare, and put it home:</div>
                     <div class="line">Quick, quick; fear nothing; I'll be at thy elbow:</div>
                     <div class="line">It makes us, or it mars us; think on that,</div>
                     <div class="line">And fix most firm thy resolution.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Be near at hand; I may miscarry in't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, at thy hand: be bold, and take thy stand.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Retires</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I have no great devotion to the deed;</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet he hath given me satisfying reasons:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis but a man gone. Forth, my sword: he dies.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I have rubb'd this young quat almost to the sense,</div>
                     <div class="line">And he grows angry. Now, whether he kill Cassio,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or Cassio him, or each do kill the other,</div>
                     <div class="line">Every way makes my gain: live Roderigo,</div>
                     <div class="line">He calls me to a restitution large</div>
                     <div class="line">Of gold and jewels that I bobb'd from him,</div>
                     <div class="line">As gifts to Desdemona;</div>
                     <div class="line">It must not be: if Cassio do remain,</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath a daily beauty in his life</div>
                     <div class="line">That makes me ugly; and, besides, the Moor</div>
                     <div class="line">May unfold me to him; there stand I in much peril:</div>
                     <div class="line">No, he must die. But so: I hear him coming.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter CASSIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I know his gait, 'tis he.--Villain, thou diest!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Makes a pass at CASSIO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">That thrust had been mine enemy indeed,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that my coat is better than thou know'st</div>
                     <div class="line">I will make proof of thine.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Draws, and wounds RODERIGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, I am slain!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>IAGO from behind wounds CASSIO in the leg, and exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am maim'd for ever. Help, ho! murder! murder!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Falls</p>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">The voice of Cassio: Iago keeps his word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, villain that I am!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is even so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, help, ho! light! a surgeon!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis he:--O brave Iago, honest and just,</div>
                     <div class="line">That hast such noble sense of thy friend's wrong!</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou teachest me. Minion, your dear lies dead,</div>
                     <div class="line">And your unblest fate hies: strumpet, I come.</div>
                     <div class="line">Forth of my heart those charms, thine eyes, are blotted;</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy bed, lust-stain'd, shall with lust's blood be spotted.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exit</p>
               <p>Enter LODOVICO and GRATIANO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, ho! no watch? no passage? murder! murder!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis some mischance; the cry is very direful.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, help!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O wretched villain!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Two or three groan: it is a heavy night:</div>
                     <div class="line">These may be counterfeits: let's think't unsafe</div>
                     <div class="line">To come in to the cry without more help.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nobody come? then shall I bleed to death.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter IAGO, with a light</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Here's one comes in his shirt, with light and weapons.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who's there? whose noise is this that ones on murder?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">We do not know.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Did not you hear a cry?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Here, here! for heaven's sake, help me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What's the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">This is Othello's ancient, as I take it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">The same indeed; a very valiant fellow.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What are you here that cry so grievously?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Iago? O, I am spoil'd, undone by villains!</div>
                     <div class="line">Give me some help.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O me, lieutenant! what villains have done this?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I think that one of them is hereabout,</div>
                     <div class="line">And cannot make away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O treacherous villains!</div>
                     <div class="line">What are you there? come in, and give some help.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>To LODOVICO and GRATIANO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, help me here!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">That's one of them.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O murderous slave! O villain!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Stabs RODERIGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O damn'd Iago! O inhuman dog!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Kill men i' the dark!--Where be these bloody thieves?--</div>
                     <div class="line">How silent is this town!--Ho! murder! murder!--</div>
                     <div class="line">What may you be? are you of good or evil?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">As you shall prove us, praise us.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior Lodovico?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">He, sir.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I cry you mercy. Here's Cassio hurt by villains.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassio!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">How is't, brother!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">My leg is cut in two.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Marry, heaven forbid!</div>
                     <div class="line">Light, gentlemen; I'll bind it with my shirt.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter BIANCA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the matter, ho? who is't that cried?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who is't that cried!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">O my dear Cassio! my sweet Cassio! O Cassio,</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassio, Cassio!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O notable strumpet! Cassio, may you suspect</div>
                     <div class="line">Who they should be that have thus many led you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">No.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am to find you thus: I have been to seek you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Lend me a garter. So. O, for a chair,</div>
                     <div class="line">To bear him easily hence!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, he faints! O Cassio, Cassio, Cassio!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Gentlemen all, I do suspect this trash</div>
                     <div class="line">To be a party in this injury.</div>
                     <div class="line">Patience awhile, good Cassio. Come, come;</div>
                     <div class="line">Lend me a light. Know we this face or no?</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas my friend and my dear countryman</div>
                     <div class="line">Roderigo! no:--yes, sure: O heaven! Roderigo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, of Venice?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Even he, sir; did you know him?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Know him! ay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Signior Gratiano? I cry you gentle pardon;</div>
                     <div class="line">These bloody accidents must excuse my manners,</div>
                     <div class="line">That so neglected you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am glad to see you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">How do you, Cassio? O, a chair, a chair!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Roderigo!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">He, he 'tis he.</div>
                     <p>A chair brought in</p>
                     <div class="line">O, that's well said; the chair!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Some good man bear him carefully from hence;</div>
                     <div class="line">I'll fetch the general's surgeon.</div>
                     <p>To BIANCA</p>
                     <div class="line">For you, mistress,</div>
                     <div class="line">Save you your labour. He that lies slain</div>
                     <div class="line">here, Cassio,</div>
                     <div class="line">Was my dear friend: what malice was between you?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">None in the world; nor do I know the man.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To BIANCA</span>  What, look you pale? O, bear him out</div>
                     <div class="line">o' the air.</div>
                     <p>CASSIO and RODERIGO are borne off</p>
                     <div class="line">Stay you, good gentlemen. Look you pale, mistress?</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you perceive the gastness of her eye?</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, if you stare, we shall hear more anon.</div>
                     <div class="line">Behold her well; I pray you, look upon her:</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you see, gentlemen? nay, guiltiness will speak,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though tongues were out of use.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter EMILIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Las, what's the matter? what's the matter, husband?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassio hath here been set on in the dark</div>
                     <div class="line">By Roderigo and fellows that are scaped:</div>
                     <div class="line">He's almost slain, and Roderigo dead.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, good gentleman! alas, good Cassio!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">This is the fruit of whoring. Prithee, Emilia,</div>
                     <div class="line">Go know of Cassio where he supp'd to-night.</div>
                     <p>To BIANCA</p>
                     <div class="line">What, do you shake at that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">He supp'd at my house; but I therefore shake not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">O, did he so? I charge you, go with me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Fie, fie upon thee, strumpet!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">BIANCA</div>
                     <div class="line">I am no strumpet; but of life as honest</div>
                     <div class="line">As you that thus abuse me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">As I! foh! fie upon thee!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Kind gentlemen, let's go see poor Cassio dress'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, mistress, you must tell's another tale.</div>
                     <div class="line">Emilia run you to the citadel,</div>
                     <div class="line">And tell my lord and lady what hath happ'd.</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you go on? I pray.</div>
                     <p>Aside</p>
                     <div class="line">This is the night</div>
                     <div class="line">That either makes me or fordoes me quite.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
            </section>
            <section class="section" id="R.1.7.3">
               <div class="section-titlepage">
                  <h2>2. SCENE II.  A bedchamber in the castle: DESDEMONA in bed asleep; a light burning.</h2>
               </div>
               <p>Enter OTHELLO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the cause, it is the cause, my soul,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Let me not name it to you, you chaste stars!--</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the cause. Yet I'll not shed her blood;</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow,</div>
                     <div class="line">And smooth as monumental alabaster.</div>
                     <div class="line">Yet she must die, else she'll betray more men.</div>
                     <div class="line">Put out the light, and then put out the light:</div>
                     <div class="line">If I quench thee, thou flaming minister,</div>
                     <div class="line">I can again thy former light restore,</div>
                     <div class="line">Should I repent me: but once put out thy light,</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou cunning'st pattern of excelling nature,</div>
                     <div class="line">I know not where is that Promethean heat</div>
                     <div class="line">That can thy light relume. When I have pluck'd the rose,</div>
                     <div class="line">I cannot give it vital growth again.</div>
                     <div class="line">It must needs wither: I'll smell it on the tree.</div>
                     <p>Kissing her</p>
                     <div class="line">Ah balmy breath, that dost almost persuade</div>
                     <div class="line">Justice to break her sword! One more, one more.</div>
                     <div class="line">Be thus when thou art dead, and I will kill thee,</div>
                     <div class="line">And love thee after. One more, and this the last:</div>
                     <div class="line">So sweet was ne'er so fatal. I must weep,</div>
                     <div class="line">But they are cruel tears: this sorrow's heavenly;</div>
                     <div class="line">It strikes where it doth love. She wakes.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Who's there? Othello?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay. Desdemona.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you come to bed, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Have you pray'd to-night, Desdemona?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">If you bethink yourself of any crime</div>
                     <div class="line">Unreconciled as yet to heaven and grace,</div>
                     <div class="line">Solicit for it straight.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, my lord, what do you mean by that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, do it, and be brief; I will walk by:</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not kill thy unprepared spirit;</div>
                     <div class="line">No; heaven forfend! I would not kill thy soul.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Talk you of killing?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, I do.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then heaven</div>
                     <div class="line">Have mercy on me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Amen, with all my heart!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">If you say so, I hope you will not kill me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Hum!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">And yet I fear you; for you are fatal then</div>
                     <div class="line">When your eyes roll so: why I should fear I know not,</div>
                     <div class="line">Since guiltiness I know not; but yet I feel I fear.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Think on thy sins.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">They are loves I bear to you.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, and for that thou diest.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">That death's unnatural that kills for loving.</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, why gnaw you so your nether lip?</div>
                     <div class="line">Some bloody passion shakes your very frame:</div>
                     <div class="line">These are portents; but yet I hope, I hope,</div>
                     <div class="line">They do not point on me.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, and be still!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will so. What's the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">That handkerchief which I so loved and gave thee</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou gavest to Cassio.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, by my life and soul!</div>
                     <div class="line">Send for the man, and ask him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet soul, take heed,</div>
                     <div class="line">Take heed of perjury; thou art on thy deathbed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, but not yet to die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes, presently:</div>
                     <div class="line">Therefore confess thee freely of thy sin;</div>
                     <div class="line">For to deny each article with oath</div>
                     <div class="line">Cannot remove nor choke the strong conception</div>
                     <div class="line">That I do groan withal. Thou art to die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Then Lord have mercy on me!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I say, amen.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">And have you mercy too! I never did</div>
                     <div class="line">Offend you in my life; never loved Cassio</div>
                     <div class="line">But with such general warranty of heaven</div>
                     <div class="line">As I might love: I never gave him token.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, I saw my handkerchief in's hand.</div>
                     <div class="line">O perjured woman! thou dost stone my heart,</div>
                     <div class="line">And makest me call what I intend to do</div>
                     <div class="line">A murder, which I thought a sacrifice:</div>
                     <div class="line">I saw the handkerchief.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">He found it then;</div>
                     <div class="line">I never gave it him: send for him hither;</div>
                     <div class="line">Let him confess a truth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">He hath confess'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">What, my lord?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">That he hath used thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">How? unlawfully?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">He will not say so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">No, his mouth is stopp'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">Honest Iago hath ta'en order for't.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O! my fear interprets: what, is he dead?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Had all his hairs been lives, my great revenge</div>
                     <div class="line">Had stomach for them all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas! he is betray'd and I undone.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Out, strumpet! weep'st thou for him to my face?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, banish me, my lord, but kill me not!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Down, strumpet!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Kill me to-morrow: let me live to-night!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, if you strive--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">But half an hour!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Being done, there is no pause.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">But while I say one prayer!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is too late.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He stifles her</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Within</span>  My lord, my lord! what, ho! my lord, my lord!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What noise is this? Not dead? not yet quite dead?</div>
                     <div class="line">I that am cruel am yet merciful;</div>
                     <div class="line">I would not have thee linger in thy pain: So, so.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Within</span>  What, ho! my lord, my lord!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Who's there?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Within</span>  O, good my lord, I would speak a word with you!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Yes: 'tis Emilia. By and by. She's dead.</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis like she comes to speak of Cassio's death.--</div>
                     <div class="line">The noise was here. Ha! no more moving?</div>
                     <div class="line">Still as the grave. Shall she come in? were't good?--</div>
                     <div class="line">I think she stirs again:--no. What's best to do?</div>
                     <div class="line">If she come in, she'll sure speak to my wife:</div>
                     <div class="line">My wife! my wife! what wife? I have no wife.</div>
                     <div class="line">O insupportable! O heavy hour!</div>
                     <div class="line">Methinks it should be now a huge eclipse</div>
                     <div class="line">Of sun and moon, and that the affrighted globe</div>
                     <div class="line">Should yawn at alteration.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Within</span>  I do beseech you</div>
                     <div class="line">That I may speak with you, O, good my lord!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I had forgot thee: O, come in, Emilia;</div>
                     <div class="line">Soft; by and by. Let me the curtains draw.</div>
                     <div class="line">Where art thou?</div>
                     <p>Unlocks the door</p>
                     <p>Enter EMILIA</p>
                     <div class="line">What's the matter with thee now?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, my good lord, yonder's foul murders done!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, now?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">But now, my lord.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">It is the very error of the moon;</div>
                     <div class="line">She comes more nearer earth than she was wont,</div>
                     <div class="line">And makes men mad.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassio, my lord, hath kill'd a young Venetian</div>
                     <div class="line">Call'd Roderigo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Roderigo kill'd!</div>
                     <div class="line">And Cassio kill'd!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">No, Cassio is not kill'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Not Cassio kill'd! then murder's out of tune,</div>
                     <div class="line">And sweet revenge grows harsh.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, falsely, falsely murder'd!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, what cry is that?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">That! what?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Out, and alas! that was my lady's voice.</div>
                     <div class="line">Help! help, ho! help! O lady, speak again!</div>
                     <div class="line">Sweet Desdemona! O sweet mistress, speak!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">A guiltless death I die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, who hath done this deed?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">DESDEMONA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nobody; I myself. Farewell</div>
                     <div class="line">Commend me to my kind lord: O, farewell!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, how should she be murder'd?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Alas, who knows?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">You heard her say herself, it was not I.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">She said so: I must needs report the truth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">She's, like a liar, gone to burning hell:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twas I that kill'd her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, the more angel she,</div>
                     <div class="line">And you the blacker devil!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">She turn'd to folly, and she was a whore.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou dost belie her, and thou art a devil.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">She was false as water.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou art rash as fire, to say</div>
                     <div class="line">That she was false: O, she was heavenly true!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Cassio did top her; ask thy husband else.</div>
                     <div class="line">O, I were damn'd beneath all depth in hell,</div>
                     <div class="line">But that I did proceed upon just grounds</div>
                     <div class="line">To this extremity. Thy husband knew it all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">My husband!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">That she was false to wedlock?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, with Cassio. Nay, had she been true,</div>
                     <div class="line">If heaven would make me such another world</div>
                     <div class="line">Of one entire and Perfect chrysolite,</div>
                     <div class="line">I'ld not have sold her for it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">My husband!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, 'twas he that told me first:</div>
                     <div class="line">An honest man he is, and hates the slime</div>
                     <div class="line">That sticks on filthy deeds.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">My husband!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">What needs this iteration, woman? I say thy husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O mistress, villany hath made mocks with love,</div>
                     <div class="line">My husband say that she was false!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">He, woman;</div>
                     <div class="line">I say thy husband: dost understand the word?</div>
                     <div class="line">My friend, thy husband, honest, honest Iago.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">If he say so, may his pernicious soul</div>
                     <div class="line">Rot half a grain a day! he lies to the heart:</div>
                     <div class="line">She was too fond of her most filthy bargain.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ha!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Do thy worst:</div>
                     <div class="line">This deed of thine is no more worthy heaven</div>
                     <div class="line">Than thou wast worthy her.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Peace, you were best.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast not half that power to do me harm</div>
                     <div class="line">As I have to be hurt. O gull! O dolt!</div>
                     <div class="line">As ignorant as dirt! thou hast done a deed--</div>
                     <div class="line">I care not for thy sword; I'll make thee known,</div>
                     <div class="line">Though I lost twenty lives.--Help! help, ho! help!</div>
                     <div class="line">The Moor hath kill'd my mistress! Murder! murder!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter MONTANO, GRATIANO, IAGO, and others</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the matter? How now, general!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O, are you come, Iago? you have done well,</div>
                     <div class="line">That men must lay their murders on your neck.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Disprove this villain, if thou be'st a man:</div>
                     <div class="line">He says thou told'st him that his wife was false:</div>
                     <div class="line">I know thou didst not, thou'rt not such a villain:</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak, for my heart is full.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I told him what I thought, and told no more</div>
                     <div class="line">Than what he found himself was apt and true.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">But did you ever tell him she was false?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I did.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">You told a lie, an odious, damned lie;</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon my soul, a lie, a wicked lie.</div>
                     <div class="line">She false with Cassio!--did you say with Cassio?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">With Cassio, mistress. Go to, charm your tongue.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not charm my tongue; I am bound to speak:</div>
                     <div class="line">My mistress here lies murder'd in her bed,--</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">All</div>
                     <div class="line">O heavens forfend!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">And your reports have set the murder on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, stare not, masters: it is true, indeed.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis a strange truth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">O monstrous act!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Villany, villany, villany!</div>
                     <div class="line">I think upon't, I think: I smell't: O villany!--</div>
                     <div class="line">I thought so then:--I'll kill myself for grief:--</div>
                     <div class="line">O villany, villany!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, are you mad? I charge you, get you home.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Good gentlemen, let me have leave to speak:</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis proper I obey him, but not now.</div>
                     <div class="line">Perchance, Iago, I will ne'er go home.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O! O! O!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He falls on the bed</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Nay, lay thee down and roar;</div>
                     <div class="line">For thou hast kill'd the sweetest innocent</div>
                     <div class="line">That e'er did lift up eye.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Rising</span>  O, she was foul!</div>
                     <div class="line">I scarce did know you, uncle: there lies your niece,</div>
                     <div class="line">Whose breath, indeed, these hands have newly stopp'd:</div>
                     <div class="line">I know this act shows horrible and grim.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Poor Desdemona! I am glad thy father's dead:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thy match was mortal to him, and pure grief</div>
                     <div class="line">Shore his old thread in twain: did he live now,</div>
                     <div class="line">This sight would make him do a desperate turn,</div>
                     <div class="line">Yea, curse his better angel from his side,</div>
                     <div class="line">And fall to reprobation.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis pitiful; but yet Iago knows</div>
                     <div class="line">That she with Cassio hath the act of shame</div>
                     <div class="line">A thousand times committed; Cassio confess'd it:</div>
                     <div class="line">And she did gratify his amorous works</div>
                     <div class="line">With that recognizance and pledge of love</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I first gave her; I saw it in his hand:</div>
                     <div class="line">It was a handkerchief, an antique token</div>
                     <div class="line">My father gave my mother.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O heaven! O heavenly powers!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, hold your peace.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">'Twill out, 'twill out: I peace!</div>
                     <div class="line">No, I will speak as liberal as the north:</div>
                     <div class="line">Let heaven and men and devils, let them all,</div>
                     <div class="line">All, all, cry shame against me, yet I'll speak.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Be wise, and get you home.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">I will not.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>IAGO offers to stab EMILIA</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Fie!</div>
                     <div class="line">Your sword upon a woman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">O thou dull Moor! that handkerchief thou speak'st of</div>
                     <div class="line">I found by fortune and did give my husband;</div>
                     <div class="line">For often, with a solemn earnestness,</div>
                     <div class="line">More than indeed belong'd to such a trifle,</div>
                     <div class="line">He begg'd of me to steal it.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Villanous whore!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">She give it Cassio! no, alas! I found it,</div>
                     <div class="line">And I did give't my husband.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Filth, thou liest!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">By heaven, I do not, I do not, gentlemen.</div>
                     <div class="line">O murderous coxcomb! what should such a fool</div>
                     <div class="line">Do with so good a woman?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Are there no stones in heaven</div>
                     <div class="line">But what serve for the thunder?--Precious villain!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>He runs at IAGO  IAGO, from behind, stabs EMILIA, and exit</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">The woman falls; sure, he hath kill'd his wife.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay, ay: O, lay me by my mistress' side.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">He's gone, but his wife's kill'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">MONTANO</div>
                     <div class="line">'Tis a notorious villain. Take you this weapon,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which I have here recover'd from the Moor:</div>
                     <div class="line">Come, guard the door without; let him not pass,</div>
                     <div class="line">But kill him rather. I'll after that same villain,</div>
                     <div class="line">For 'tis a damned slave.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Exeunt MONTANO and GRATIANO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not valiant neither,</div>
                     <div class="line">But ever puny whipster gets my sword:</div>
                     <div class="line">But why should honour outlive honesty?</div>
                     <div class="line">Let it go all.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">EMILIA</div>
                     <div class="line">What did thy song bode, lady?</div>
                     <div class="line">Hark, canst thou hear me? I will play the swan.</div>
                     <div class="line">And die in music.</div>
                     <p>Singing</p>
                     <div class="line">Willow, willow, willow,--</div>
                     <div class="line">Moor, she was chaste; she loved thee, cruel Moor;</div>
                     <div class="line">So come my soul to bliss, as I speak true;</div>
                     <div class="line">So speaking as I think, I die, I die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I have another weapon in this chamber;</div>
                     <div class="line">It is a sword of Spain, the ice-brook's temper:--</div>
                     <div class="line">O, here it is. Uncle, I must come forth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>Within</span>  If thou attempt it, it will cost thee dear:</div>
                     <div class="line">Thou hast no weapon, and perforce must suffer.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Look in upon me then and speak with me,</div>
                     <div class="line">Or, naked as I am, I will assault thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Re-enter GRATIANO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">What is the matter?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Behold, I have a weapon;</div>
                     <div class="line">A better never did itself sustain</div>
                     <div class="line">Upon a soldier's thigh: I have seen the day,</div>
                     <div class="line">That, with this little arm and this good sword,</div>
                     <div class="line">I have made my way through more impediments</div>
                     <div class="line">Than twenty times your stop: but, O vain boast!</div>
                     <div class="line">Who can control his fate? 'tis not so now.</div>
                     <div class="line">Be not afraid, though you do see me weapon'd;</div>
                     <div class="line">Here is my journey's end, here is my butt,</div>
                     <div class="line">And very sea-mark of my utmost sail.</div>
                     <div class="line">Do you go back dismay'd? 'tis a lost fear;</div>
                     <div class="line">Man but a rush against Othello's breast,</div>
                     <div class="line">And he retires. Where should Othello go?</div>
                     <div class="line">Now, how dost thou look now? O ill-starr'd wench!</div>
                     <div class="line">Pale as thy smock! when we shall meet at compt,</div>
                     <div class="line">This look of thine will hurl my soul from heaven,</div>
                     <div class="line">And fiends will snatch at it. Cold, cold, my girl!</div>
                     <div class="line">Even like thy chastity. O cursed slave!</div>
                     <div class="line">Whip me, ye devils,</div>
                     <div class="line">From the possession of this heavenly sight!</div>
                     <div class="line">Blow me about in winds! roast me in sulphur!</div>
                     <div class="line">Wash me in steep-down gulfs of liquid fire!</div>
                     <div class="line">O Desdemona! Desdemona! dead!</div>
                     <div class="line">Oh! Oh! Oh!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Enter LODOVICO. MONTANO, CASSIO carried in a chair,
and Officers with IAGO, prisoner</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is this rash and most unfortunate man?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">That's he that was Othello: here I am.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Where is that viper? bring the villain forth.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I look down towards his feet; but that's a fable.</div>
                     <div class="line">If that thou best a devil, I cannot kill thee.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Wounds IAGO</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Wrench his sword from him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">I bleed, sir; but not kill'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I am not sorry neither: I'ld have thee live;</div>
                     <div class="line">For, in my sense, 'tis happiness to die.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">O thou Othello, thou wert once so good,</div>
                     <div class="line">Fall'n in the practise of a damned slave,</div>
                     <div class="line">What shall be said to thee?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Why, any thing:</div>
                     <div class="line">An honourable murderer, if you will;</div>
                     <div class="line">For nought I did in hate, but all in honour.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">This wretch hath part confess'd his villany:</div>
                     <div class="line">Did you and he consent in Cassio's death?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Ay.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Dear general, I never gave you cause.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I do believe it, and I ask your pardon.</div>
                     <div class="line">Will you, I pray, demand that demi-devil</div>
                     <div class="line">Why he hath thus ensnared my soul and body?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                     <div class="line">Demand me nothing: what you know, you know:</div>
                     <div class="line">From this time forth I never will speak word.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">What, not to pray?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">Torments will ope your lips.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Well, thou dost best.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Sir, you shall understand what hath befall'n,</div>
                     <div class="line">Which, as I think, you know not. Here is a letter</div>
                     <div class="line">Found in the pocket of the slain Roderigo;</div>
                     <div class="line">And here another: the one of them imports</div>
                     <div class="line">The death of Cassio to be undertook</div>
                     <div class="line">By Roderigo.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O villain!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">Most heathenish and most gross!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">Now here's another discontented paper,</div>
                     <div class="line">Found in his pocket too; and this, it seems,</div>
                     <div class="line">Roderigo meant to have sent this damned villain;</div>
                     <div class="line">But that belike Iago in the interim</div>
                     <div class="line">Came in and satisfied him.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O the pernicious caitiff!</div>
                     <div class="line">How came you, Cassio, by that handkerchief</div>
                     <div class="line">That was my wife's?</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">I found it in my chamber:</div>
                     <div class="line">And he himself confess'd but even now</div>
                     <div class="line">That there he dropp'd it for a special purpose</div>
                     <div class="line">Which wrought to his desire.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">O fool! fool! fool!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">There is besides in Roderigo's letter,</div>
                     <div class="line">How he upbraids Iago, that he made him</div>
                     <div class="line">Brave me upon the watch; whereon it came</div>
                     <div class="line">That I was cast: and even but now he spake,</div>
                     <div class="line">After long seeming dead, Iago hurt him,</div>
                     <div class="line">Iago set him on.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">You must forsake this room, and go with us:</div>
                     <div class="line">Your power and your command is taken off,</div>
                     <div class="line">And Cassio rules in Cyprus. For this slave,</div>
                     <div class="line">If there be any cunning cruelty</div>
                     <div class="line">That can torment him much and hold him long,</div>
                     <div class="line">It shall be his. You shall close prisoner rest,</div>
                     <div class="line">Till that the nature of your fault be known</div>
                     <div class="line">To the Venetian state. Come, bring him away.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">Soft you; a word or two before you go.</div>
                     <div class="line">I have done the state some service, and they know't.</div>
                     <div class="line">No more of that. I pray you, in your letters,</div>
                     <div class="line">When you shall these unlucky deeds relate,</div>
                     <div class="line">Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate,</div>
                     <div class="line">Nor set down aught in malice: then must you speak</div>
                     <div class="line">Of one that loved not wisely but too well;</div>
                     <div class="line">Of one not easily jealous, but being wrought</div>
                     <div class="line">Perplex'd in the extreme; of one whose hand,</div>
                     <div class="line">Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away</div>
                     <div class="line">Richer than all his tribe; of one whose subdued eyes,</div>
                     <div class="line">Albeit unused to the melting mood,</div>
                     <div class="line">Drop tears as fast as the Arabian trees</div>
                     <div class="line">Their medicinal gum. Set you down this;</div>
                     <div class="line">And say besides, that in Aleppo once,</div>
                     <div class="line">Where a malignant and a turban'd Turk</div>
                     <div class="line">Beat a Venetian and traduced the state,</div>
                     <div class="line">I took by the throat the circumcised dog,</div>
                     <div class="line">And smote him, thus.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Stabs himself</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">O bloody period!</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">GRATIANO</div>
                     <div class="line">All that's spoke is marr'd.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">OTHELLO</div>
                     <div class="line">I kiss'd thee ere I kill'd thee: no way but this;</div>
                     <div class="line">Killing myself, to die upon a kiss.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <p>Falls on the bed, and dies</p>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">CASSIO</div>
                     <div class="line">This did I fear, but thought he had no weapon;</div>
                     <div class="line">For he was great of heart.</div>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="dialogue">
                  <div class="linegroup">
                     <div class="speaker">LODOVICO</div>
                     <div class="line">
                        <span>To IAGO</span>  O Spartan dog,</div>
                     <div class="line">More fell than anguish, hunger, or the sea!</div>
                     <div class="line">Look on the tragic loading of this bed;</div>
                     <div class="line">This is thy work: the object poisons sight;</div>
                     <div class="line">Let it be hid. Gratiano, keep the house,</div>
                     <div class="line">And seize upon the fortunes of the Moor,</div>
                     <div class="line">For they succeed on you. To you, lord governor,</div>
                     <div class="line">Remains the censure of this hellish villain;</div>
                     <div class="line">The time, the place, the torture: O, enforce it!</div>
                     <div class="line">Myself will straight aboard: and to the state</div>
                     <div class="line">This heavy act with heavy heart relate.</div>
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               </div>
               <p>Exeunt</p>
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            <h1>The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice</h1>
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         <div class="lists-of-titles">
            <div class="toc">
               <p>
                  <b>Table of Contents</b>
               </p>
               <ul class="toc">
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.2">1. Dramatis Personae</a>
                     </span>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.3">1. ACT I</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Venice. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Another street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  A council-chamber.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.4">2. ACT II</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.2">1. SCENE I.  A Sea-port in Cyprus. An open place near the quay.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.3">2. SCENE II.  A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.4.4">3. SCENE III.  A hall in the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.5">3. ACT III</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.2">1. SCENE I.  Before the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.4">3. SCENE III.  The garden of the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.5.5">4. SCENE IV.  Before the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.6">4. ACT IV</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.2">1. SCENE I.  Cyprus. Before the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.3">2. SCENE II.  A room in the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.6.4">3. SCENE III.  Another room In the castle.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </li>
                  <li>
                     <span>
                        <a href="#R.1.7">5. ACT V</a>
                     </span>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.2">1. SCENE I.  Cyprus. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.7.3">2. SCENE II.  A bedchamber in the castle: DESDEMONA in bed asleep; a light burning.</a>
                           </span>
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                     </ul>
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               </ul>
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         <div class="content">
            <article class="preface" id="R.1.2">
               <header class="preface-titlepage">
                  <h2>Dramatis Personae</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="content">
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DUKE OF VENICE</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">BRABANTIO, a senator.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Other Senators.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">GRATIANO, brother to Brabantio.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">LODOVICO, kinsman to Brabantio.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">OTHELLO, a noble Moor in the service of the Venetian state.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">CASSIO, his lieutenant.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">IAGO, his ancient.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">RODERIGO, a Venetian gentleman.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">MONTANO, Othello's predecessor in the government of Cyprus.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Clown, servant to Othello. </span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">DESDEMONA, daughter to Brabantio and wife to Othello.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">EMILIA, wife to Iago.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">BIANCA, mistress to Cassio.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>
                     <span class="personname">Sailor, Messenger, Herald, Officers, Gentlemen, Musicians, and Attendants.</span>
                  </p>
                  <p>SCENE  Venice: a Sea-port in Cyprus.</p>
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            </article>
            <article class="chapter" id="R.1.3">
               <header class="chapter-titlepage">
                  <h2>Chapter 1. ACT I</h2>
               </header>
               <div class="lists-of-titles">
                  <div class="toc">
                     <p>
                        <b>Table of Contents</b>
                     </p>
                     <ul class="toc">
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.2">1. SCENE I.  Venice. A street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.3">2. SCENE II.  Another street.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                        <li>
                           <span>
                              <a href="#R.1.3.4">3. SCENE III.  A council-chamber.</a>
                           </span>
                        </li>
                     </ul>
                  </div>
               </div>
               <div class="content">
                  <section class="section" id="R.1.3.2">
                     <div class="section-titlepage">
                        <h2>1. SCENE I.  Venice. A street.</h2>
                     </div>
                     <div class="content">
                        <p>Enter RODERIGO and IAGO</p>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Tush! never tell me; I take it much unkindly</div>
                              <div class="line">That thou, Iago, who hast had my purse</div>
                              <div class="line">As if the strings were thine, shouldst know of this.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">'Sblood, but you will not hear me:</div>
                              <div class="line">If ever I did dream of such a matter, Abhor me.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Thou told'st me thou didst hold him in thy hate.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Despise me, if I do not. Three great ones of the city,</div>
                              <div class="line">In personal suit to make me his lieutenant,</div>
                              <div class="line">Off-capp'd to him: and, by the faith of man,</div>
                              <div class="line">I know my price, I am worth no worse a place:</div>
                              <div class="line">But he; as loving his own pride and purposes,</div>
                              <div class="line">Evades them, with a bombast circumstance</div>
                              <div class="line">Horribly stuff'd with epithets of war;</div>
                              <div class="line">And, in conclusion,</div>
                              <div class="line">Nonsuits my mediators; for, 'Certes,' says he,</div>
                              <div class="line">'I have already chose my officer.'</div>
                              <div class="line">And what was he?</div>
                              <div class="line">Forsooth, a great arithmetician,</div>
                              <div class="line">One Michael Cassio, a Florentine,</div>
                              <div class="line">A fellow almost damn'd in a fair wife;</div>
                              <div class="line">That never set a squadron in the field,</div>
                              <div class="line">Nor the division of a battle knows</div>
                              <div class="line">More than a spinster; unless the bookish theoric,</div>
                              <div class="line">Wherein the toged consuls can propose</div>
                              <div class="line">As masterly as he: mere prattle, without practise,</div>
                              <div class="line">Is all his soldiership. But he, sir, had the election:</div>
                              <div class="line">And I, of whom his eyes had seen the proof</div>
                              <div class="line">At Rhodes, at Cyprus and on other grounds</div>
                              <div class="line">Christian and heathen, must be be-lee'd and calm'd</div>
                              <div class="line">By debitor and creditor: this counter-caster,</div>
                              <div class="line">He, in good time, must his lieutenant be,</div>
                              <div class="line">And I--God bless the mark!--his Moorship's ancient.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">By heaven, I rather would have been his hangman.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, there's no remedy; 'tis the curse of service,</div>
                              <div class="line">Preferment goes by letter and affection,</div>
                              <div class="line">And not by old gradation, where each second</div>
                              <div class="line">Stood heir to the first. Now, sir, be judge yourself,</div>
                              <div class="line">Whether I in any just term am affined</div>
                              <div class="line">To love the Moor.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">I would not follow him then.</div>
                           </div>
                        </div>
                        <div class="dialogue">
                           <div class="linegroup">
                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">O, sir, content you;</div>
                              <div class="line">I follow him to serve my turn upon him:</div>
                              <div class="line">We cannot all be masters, nor all masters</div>
                              <div class="line">Cannot be truly follow'd. You shall mark</div>
                              <div class="line">Many a duteous and knee-crooking knave,</div>
                              <div class="line">That, doting on his own obsequious bondage,</div>
                              <div class="line">Wears out his time, much like his master's ass,</div>
                              <div class="line">For nought but provender, and when he's old, cashier'd:</div>
                              <div class="line">Whip me such honest knaves. Others there are</div>
                              <div class="line">Who, trimm'd in forms and visages of duty,</div>
                              <div class="line">Keep yet their hearts attending on themselves,</div>
                              <div class="line">And, throwing but shows of service on their lords,</div>
                              <div class="line">Do well thrive by them and when they have lined</div>
                              <div class="line">their coats</div>
                              <div class="line">Do themselves homage: these fellows have some soul;</div>
                              <div class="line">And such a one do I profess myself. For, sir,</div>
                              <div class="line">It is as sure as you are Roderigo,</div>
                              <div class="line">Were I the Moor, I would not be Iago:</div>
                              <div class="line">In following him, I follow but myself;</div>
                              <div class="line">Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty,</div>
                              <div class="line">But seeming so, for my peculiar end:</div>
                              <div class="line">For when my outward action doth demonstrate</div>
                              <div class="line">The native act and figure of my heart</div>
                              <div class="line">In compliment extern, 'tis not long after</div>
                              <div class="line">But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve</div>
                              <div class="line">For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">What a full fortune does the thicklips owe</div>
                              <div class="line">If he can carry't thus!</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Call up her father,</div>
                              <div class="line">Rouse him: make after him, poison his delight,</div>
                              <div class="line">Proclaim him in the streets; incense her kinsmen,</div>
                              <div class="line">And, though he in a fertile climate dwell,</div>
                              <div class="line">Plague him with flies: though that his joy be joy,</div>
                              <div class="line">Yet throw such changes of vexation on't,</div>
                              <div class="line">As it may lose some colour.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Here is her father's house; I'll call aloud.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Do, with like timorous accent and dire yell</div>
                              <div class="line">As when, by night and negligence, the fire</div>
                              <div class="line">Is spied in populous cities.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">What, ho, Brabantio! Signior Brabantio, ho!</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Awake! what, ho, Brabantio! thieves! thieves! thieves!</div>
                              <div class="line">Look to your house, your daughter and your bags!</div>
                              <div class="line">Thieves! thieves!</div>
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                        </div>
                        <p>BRABANTIO appears above, at a window</p>
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                              <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                              <div class="line">What is the reason of this terrible summons?</div>
                              <div class="line">What is the matter there?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Signior, is all your family within?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Are your doors lock'd?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Why, wherefore ask you this?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">'Zounds, sir, you're robb'd; for shame, put on</div>
                              <div class="line">your gown;</div>
                              <div class="line">Your heart is burst, you have lost half your soul;</div>
                              <div class="line">Even now, now, very now, an old black ram</div>
                              <div class="line">Is topping your white ewe. Arise, arise;</div>
                              <div class="line">Awake the snorting citizens with the bell,</div>
                              <div class="line">Or else the devil will make a grandsire of you:</div>
                              <div class="line">Arise, I say.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                              <div class="line">What, have you lost your wits?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Most reverend signior, do you know my voice?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                              <div class="line">Not I what are you?</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">My name is Roderigo.</div>
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                        </div>
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                              <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                              <div class="line">The worser welcome:</div>
                              <div class="line">I have charged thee not to haunt about my doors:</div>
                              <div class="line">In honest plainness thou hast heard me say</div>
                              <div class="line">My daughter is not for thee; and now, in madness,</div>
                              <div class="line">Being full of supper and distempering draughts,</div>
                              <div class="line">Upon malicious bravery, dost thou come</div>
                              <div class="line">To start my quiet.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Sir, sir, sir,--</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                              <div class="line">But thou must needs be sure</div>
                              <div class="line">My spirit and my place have in them power</div>
                              <div class="line">To make this bitter to thee.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Patience, good sir.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">BRABANTIO</div>
                              <div class="line">What tell'st thou me of robbing? this is Venice;</div>
                              <div class="line">My house is not a grange.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">RODERIGO</div>
                              <div class="line">Most grave Brabantio,</div>
                              <div class="line">In simple and pure soul I come to you.</div>
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                              <div class="speaker">IAGO</div>
                              <div class="line">'Zounds, sir, you are one of those that will not</div>
                              <div class="line">serve God, if the devil bid you. Because we come to</div>
                              <div class="line">do you service and you think we are ruffians, you'll</div>
                              <div class="line">have your daughter covered with a Barbary horse;</div>
                              <div class="line">you'll have your nephews neigh to you; you'll have</div>
                              <div class="line">coursers for cousins and gennets for germans.</div>
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