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Æmil. O, are you come, Iago you have done well,
341 That men must lay their murders on your neck.
Gra. What is the matter?
Æmil. Disprove this villain, if thou be’st a man: He says, thou told'st him that his wife was false; I know, thou did'st not, thou'rt not such a villain; Speak, for my heart is full,
lago. I told him what I thought : and told no more Than what he found himself was apt and true.
Æmil. But did you ever tell him, she was false ? lago. I did.
351 Æmil. You told a lie : an odious, damned lie; Upon my soul, a lie; a wicked lie; She false with Cassio !--Did you say, with Cassio? lago. With Cassio, mistress; Go to, charm your
tongue. Æmil. I will not charm my tongue; I am bound ta
All. O heavens forefend !
Æmil. Villany, villany, villany!
lago. What, are you mad : I charge you, get you
home. Æmil. Good gentlemen, let me have leave to
proper I obey him, but not now :-Perchance, lago, I will ne'er
370 Oth. O! 0101 [OTHELLO looking on his Wife.
Æmil. Nay, lay thee down, and roar;
[Rising. I scarce did know you, uncle : There lies your niece, Whose breath, indeed, these hands have newly
stopp'd : I know, this act shews horrible and grim. Gra. Poor Desdemona! I am glad thy father's
Oth. 'Tis pitiful : but yet Iago knows,
Æmil. O heaven! O heavenly powers!
No, I will speak as liberal as the north;
lago. Be wise, and get you home.
speak’st of, I found by fortune, and did give my husband; For often, with a solemn earnestness (More than, indeed, belong'd to such a trifle), He begg’d of me to steal it.
lago. Villanous whore!
Æmil. She give it Cassio! no, alas! I found it, And I did give it my husband.
lago. Filth, thou liest.
Æmil. By heaven, I do not; I do not, gentlemen:
[Iago stabs his Wife, then runs out.
Gra. He's gone; but his wife's kill'd. Mont. 'Tis a notorious villain. Take you this weapon,
Oth. I am not valiant neither,
all. Æmil. What did thy song bode, lady? Hark, can’st thou hear me? I will play the swan, And die in musick. Willow, willow, willow ! - 431 Moor, she was chaste; she lov'd thee, cruel Moor : So come my soul to bliss, as I speak truç; So speaking as I think, I die--I die.
[Dies, Oth. I have another weapin in this chamber, It is a sword of Spain, the ice-brook's temper ;-... O, here it is :-Uncle, I must come forth. Gra. [Within.] If thou attempt it, it will cost thee
dear; Thou hast no weapon, and perforce must suffer.
Oth. Look in upon me then, and speak with me, Or, naked as I am, I will assault thee,
Gra. What is the matter?
Oth. Behold! I have a weapon : A better never did itself sustain
Upon a soldier's thigh : I have seen the day,
Enter Lodovico, Cassio brought in ; MONTANO,
with IAGO Prisoner; and Officers. Lod. Where is this rash and most unfortunate man? Oth. That's he, that was Othello; here I am. Lod. Where is that viper ? bring the villain forth. Oth. I look down towards his feet ;- but that's a fable :