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lago. Come, coine, good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well us’d; exclaim no more against it. And, good lieutenant, I think, you think I love you.
Caf. I have well approv'd it, fir.-I drunk?
lago. You, or any man living, may be drunk at P some time, o man. "I'll tell you what you shall do -Our General's wife is now the General. I may say fo, in this respect, for that he hath devoted and given up himself to the contemplation, mark, and denotement of her parts and graces. Confess yourself freely to her; 'importune her; she'll help to put you in your place again. She is ů of so free, lo kind, so apt, so blessed a disposition, that the holds it a vice in her goodness not to do more than she is requested. This broken joint between you and her husband intreat her to splinter. And, my fortunes againft any lay worth naming, this crack of your love shall grow stronger than it was before.
Caf. You advise me well.
lago. I protest, in the fincerity of love, and's honest kindness.
Caf. I think it freely; and betimes in the morning ? will I beseech the virtuous Desdemona to undertake for me.
1 am desperate of my fortunes, if they check ice · here.
lago. You are in the right. Good-night, lieutenant; I muft to the watch. Caf. Good-night, honest Iago.
Tago. And what's he then, that says, I play the villain?
Th'inclining Desdemona to subdue
o So the qu's and fo's; R. Probable; e P. and H. read, 'Tis bell's divinity all after, Likely
wben, &c. c The fo's were for were's.
f The three ist fo's and C. tbe for d P. and all after, except C. omis ibeir. How.
Plies Desdemona to repair his. & fortune,
Enter Roderigo. Rod. I do follow here in the chace, not like a hound that hunts, but one that fills up the cry. My money is almost spent; I have been to-night exceedingly well cudgelld;
and I think the issue will be, I shall have so much experience for my pains, kas that comes to, and no money at all, and with that wit“ return to Venice.
lago. How poor are they that have not patience !
no money at all.
8 The qu's and C. fortunes.
money at all; the rest, and so with h H. and P. omit do. i The qu's omit and.
m So the 1st q; the 2d reads, and * So the aft q; the rest omit, as that with a little more wil, &c. the rest, and comes to.
a little more wir, &c. So the aft q; the ad q. reads, and So the qu's; the rest, return again
Does't not go well? Caffio hath beaten thee,
• The ad q. grew.
draw, &c. P. reads, I'll for ber on ts The 1kq. But for Yet.
draw, &c. H. I'U set ber on, fodretu, 9.H reads, are not fint ripe. • The ad q. fire for forf.
W T. W. J. and C. read tbe zobile ; s So che qu's and C; the rest, In trotb büt perhaps a wbile fignifies the same, for By ebmafs.
and may be a contraction of at ibe • The qu's, some for two.
gbile. u So the qu's; the fo's and R. point * . reads will for x, chus, r'll set ber on myself swobile, to
Caf..? STERS, play here, I will content your
pains, Something that's brief; and bid, Good-morrow, General.
[Mufick plays, and enter Clown from the house. Clown. Why, masters, have your instruments been at Naples, that they · speak i'th' nose thus?
Muf. How, fir, how?
6 So the qu's and C; the rest, in for
y This scene, first described by R. 2 Second q. Mafter.
. This direction first restored by T. from the 2d q.
cc. play for sent.