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Alas, why gnaw you so your nether lip?
Some bloody passion fhake's your very frame :
These are portents; but yet I hope, I hope,
They do not point on me

Oth. Peace, and be still.
Des. I will so. What's the matter?

Oth. That handkerchief
Which I fo lov'd, and gave thee, thou gav'ft Caffio.
Def. No, by my life and fout! Send for the

e man, And ask him.

Orh. Sweet soul, take heed, take heed of perjury; - Thou art on thy death-bed.( ?

Def. Ay, but not yet to die.

Oib. Presently;
Therefore confess thee freely of thy fin;
For to deny each article with oath,
Cannot remove nor choak the strong conception :
That I do groan withal. Thou art to die.
Def. Oh heaven have mercy on me!
Oth. I say, Amen. ,

Def. And have you mercy too!-I never did
Offend you in my life; never lov'd Callio,
But with such general warranty of heaven,
As I might love. I never gave him token.

Oth. By heaven, I saw my handkerchief in his hand.
Oh perjur'd woman! thou dost itone my heart,
And mak'ít me call what I intend to do
A murder, which I thought a sacrifice.
I saw the handkerchief.

Def. He found it then; I never gave

it him. Send for him hither, Let him confess a truth.

Oth. He hath confess’d.
Des. What, my Lord?
Oth. That he hath-us'd thee
Def. How? unlawfully?

Oih. Ay:

Def. He will not say so,

Oih. No, his mouth is stopp’d. Honelt lago hath ta’en order for't,

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Def. My fear interprets then. What! is he dead?

Oth. Had all his hairs been lives, my great revenge
Had ftomach for them all.

Def. Alas! he is betray'd, and I undone.
Oth. Out, ftrumpet! weep'st thou for him to my face?
Dej. Oh banith me, my Lord, but kill me not.
Orb. Down, ftrumpet!
Def. Kill me to-morrow,

let me live to-night.
Otb. Nay, if you strive!
Def. But half an hour.
Oih. Being done, there is no pause.
Def. But while I say one prayer.
Oth. It is too late.

[He fmothers ber. Æmilia, at the door. Æmil. My Lord, my Lord! What ho! my Lord, my

Lord!
Oth. What noise is this? Not dead? not yet quite dead?
I, that am cruel, am yet merciful ;
I would not have thee linger in thy pain.
So, ro!

Æmil. [within.] What, ho! my Lord, my Lord !
Oth. Who's there?
Æmil. Oh, my good Lord, I would speak a word with

you.
Oth. Yes, 'tis Æmilia-by and by-she's dead.
*Tis like she comes to speak of Caffio's death ;
The noise was high Ha, no more moving ?
Still as the grave. Shall she come in? Were't good ?
I think the stirs again. No. What's the best?
If she come in, she'll fure speak to my wife;
My wife!

my

wife! what wife? I have no wife.
Oh insupportable, oh heavy hour!
Methinks it should be now a huge eclipse
Of fun and moon, and that th' affrighted globe
Should yawn at alteration.

Æmil. I do beseech you I may speak with you.
Oh, good my Lord!

Oth. I had forgot thee; oh, come in, Æmilia. Soft! by and by-let me the curtains draw.

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Where art thou? What's the matter with thee now?

(Unlocks the door.
Enter Emilia.
Æmil. Oh, my good Lord! yonder's foul murder done.
Oth. What! now?
Æmil. But now, my Lord,

Oth. It is the very error of the moon;
She comes more near the earth than she was wont,
And makes men mad.

Æmil. Caffio, my Lord, hath kill'd
A young Venetian, called Raderigo.

Oth. Roderigo kill'd? and Casio kill'd?
Æmil. No, Calio is not kill'd.

Oth. Not Casa kill'd? Then murder's out of tune,
And sweet revenge grows harsh.

Def. Oh, falsely, falsely murdered -
Æmil. Alas! what cry is that?
Oth. That? what ?
Æmil. Out, and alas ! that was my lady's voice.
Help! help, ho! help! oh, lady, speak again!
Sweet Desdemona! oh, sweet mistress, speak!

Def. A guiltless death I die.
Æmil. Oh, who hath done this deed ?

Def. Nobody, I myself. Farewel!
Commend me to my kind Lord. Ob, farewel ! [Dies.

Oth. Why, how should she be murder'd ?
Æmil. Alas! who knows?
Oth. You heard her say, herself; it was not I.
Æmil. She said so; I must needs report the truth.

Oth. She's like a liar gone to burning hell; *Twas I that kill'd her.

Æmil. Oh, the more angel she, and you the blacker devil!
Oth. She turn'd to folly, and she was a whore.
Emil. Thou doft belye her, and thou art a devil.
Orh. She was false as water.

Æmil. Thou art rafh as fire, to say
That she was false. Oh, she was heavenly true.

Oth. Casio did tup her : ask thy husband else.
Oh, I were damn'd beneath all depth in hell,

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But that I did proceed upon jaft grounds
To this extremity. Thy husband knew it all.

Æmil. My husband ?
Oth. Thy husband.
Æmil. That he was false to wedlock?'

Oth. Ay,'with Caffio. Had the been true,
If heaven would make me such another world
Of one entire and perfect chrysolite,
I'd not have sold her for it.

Æmil. My husband ?

Oth. Ay, 'twas he that told me first; An honest man he is, and hates the slime That iticks on filthy deeds. ·

Æmil. My husband ?

Oth. What needs this iteration, woman? I say, thy husband.

Æmil. Oh mistress! villainy has made mocks with love. My husband say she was falfe!

Oth. He, woman;
I say, thy husband; doft understand the word?
My friend, thy husband, honeft, honeft Iago.
Æmil

. If he fay fo, may his pernicious foul Rot half a grain a day; he lyes to the heart. She was too fond of her most filthy bargain.

Oth. Hah!-
· Æmil. Doʻthy worft.
This deed of thine is no more worthy heaven,,
Than thou wast worthy her.

Oth. Peace, you were bez.

Æmil. Thou hast not half that power to do me harm, As I have to be hart. Oh gull! oh dolt! As ignorant as dirt ! thou'st done a deed I care not for thy sword-I'll make thee known, Though I loft twenty lives-Help! help, ho! help! The Moor hath kill'd my mistrefs. · Murder! murder !

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Advice to Girls

Human Life

77
Affection

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Maid's Honour

105
Ambitious Love

Personal Virtue
Chastity

17
Rashness of Youth

152
Courtier
26 Remedy of Evils

154
Coward
27 Reserve

157
Delay

33
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA.
Ambition

4
Life loathed

97
Antony's Character

5 Love
Cleopatra's Character
17 Loyalty

103
Cleopatra failing down the

Luxury

103
Cydnus
18 Moderation

114
Cleopatra's supposed Death 18 Parting

133
Death
29 Popularity

143
Despondence
35 Prayer

144
Early Rifing

43
Rapture

151
Faults
53 Reproach

156
Fury

64 Resolution
Greatness

68 Wisdom and Fortune 187
Infatuation
88 Women

190
Judgment

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Adversity

Melancholy

109
Beauty

Modesty

114
Caprice
15 Mortality

117
Deer wounded
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Female Friendship

54
Peril

137
Fool's Liberty of Speech 60 Satire

163
Gratitude
67 Shepherd

. 166
Ingratitude

88 Shepherd's Philosophy 167
Love
98 Solitude

170
Love diffembled
ICO Supplication

177
Lover

10) Woman in Man's Apparel 189
Marks of a Lover

107

CORIOL A N U S.
Admiration
1 Chastity

17
Anarchy

Deteftation of the Vulgar 35
Anger
5 Duty

42
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Feasting

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