And he requires your haste-post-haste appearance, It is a business of some heat: the galleys. What committed! Take you this weapon. What may you be? Why, It is silliness to live when to live is torment; and. farewell content! Have not devised this slander; I'll be hang'd else. Haply, for I am black, And have not those soft parts of conversation, That chamberers have, or for I am declined, Into the vale of years,--yet that's not much--. He has Desdemona come in, and interrogates her, … Very well! Most fortunately: he hath achieved a maid. Were they as prime as goats, as hot as monkeys, As salt as wolves in pride, and fools as gross. If thou be'st valiant,-- as, they say, base, men being in love have then a nobility in their, natures more than is native to them--list me. Here, stand behind this bulk; straight will he come: Wear thy good rapier bare, and put it home: Quick, quick; fear nothing; I'll be at thy elbow: It makes us, or it mars us; think on that. Act 1, Scene 1, Page 2 30 Wherein the toged consuls can propose As masterly as he. But, good lieutenant, is your general wived? Yours by this hand: and to see how he prizes the, foolish woman your wife! Come, you are too severe a moraler: as the time, the place, and the condition of this country. Do it not with poison, strangle her in her bed, even. Since guiltiness I know not; but yet I feel I fear. what likelihood? swagger? us our sins!--Gentlemen, let's look to our business. That we can call these delicate creatures ours. An inviting eye; and yet methinks right modest. And yet he hath given me satisfying reasons: 'Tis but a man gone. That with some mixtures powerful o'er the blood. Desires for sport, and frailty, as men have? Yield up, O love, thy crown and hearted throne. he looks gentler than he did. But men are men; the best sometimes forget: Though Cassio did some little wrong to him. He supp'd at my house; but I therefore shake not. As like enough it will--I'ld have it copied: Take it, and do't; and leave me for this time. That she repeals him for her body's lust; And by how much she strives to do him good, I do follow here in the chase, not like a hound that, hunts, but one that fills up the cry. To the platform, masters; come, let's set the watch. Commentary on Act 5 Scene 2 It is the cause, it is the cause, my soul. [Within] My lord , my lord! And Cassio rules in Cyprus. I will fashion to fall out between twelve and one, you may take him at your pleasure: I will be near, to second your attempt, and he shall fall between, us. Proceed you in your tears. Summary and Analysis Act II: Scene 2 Summary The herald reads a proclamation declaring a night of general festivities to celebrate both the destruction of the Turkish fleet and Othello's recent marriage. He plans to corrupt Othello’s thoughts. Where should I lose that handkerchief, Emilia? Are his wits safe? Know we this face or no? Act 1, Scene 2: Another street. I should but teach him how to tell my story. I cannot say 'whore:', To do the act that might the addition earn. and long live you to think so! Here comes Brabantio and the valiant Moor. As masterly as he: mere prattle, without practise. And say if I shall see you soon at night. O villainous! Some such squire he was. If ever I did dream of such a matter, Abhor me. For I mine own gain'd knowledge should profane. So much was his pleasure should be proclaimed. It speaks against her with the other proofs. find itself abused, begin to heave the gorge, disrelish and abhor the Moor; very nature will, instruct her in it and compel her to some second, choice. I have done, my lord. Ay, smile upon. another, to make me frankly despise myself. Good my lord. She comes more nearer earth than she was wont, Cassio, my lord, hath kill'd a young Venetian. Ply Desdemona well, and you are sure on't. Good madam, do: I warrant it grieves my husband. What, ho! Of pain: nay, we must think men are not gods. Come, mistress, you must tell's another tale. These may be counterfeits: let's think't unsafe. Than what he found himself was apt and true. Awake! Cyprus. go, and importune her. For that it stands not in such warlike brace. The purchase made, the fruits are to ensue; That profit's yet to come 'tween me and you. A hall in the castle. Not with vain thanks, but with acceptance bounteous, Within these three days let me hear thee say. would they were clyster-pipes for your sake! For, if she be not honest, chaste, and true, There's no man happy; the purest of their wives. Now, by yond marble heaven. as it were: his gesture. You can buy the Arden text of this play from the online bookstore: Othello (Arden Shakespeare: Third Series) Entire play in one page. To mourn a mischief that is past and gone, What cannot be preserved when fortune takes. Throw your vile guesses in the devil's teeth, From whence you have them. I know't; I thank you. Make me to see't; or, at the least, so prove it, That the probation bear no hinge nor loop. No, 'faith; she let it drop by negligence. I did full hard forbear him. But, sir, be you ruled by me: I. have brought you from Venice. help, ho! But what praise couldst thou bestow on a deserving, woman indeed, one that, in the authority of her. I have looked upon the world for four, times seven years; and since I could distinguish, betwixt a benefit and an injury, I never found man, that knew how to love himself. Race in Othello Student worksheets Page 2 of 4 2 Task 2 – A secret marriage Act 1, Scene 1. Had I as many mouths as Hydra, such an answer would stop them all. O my sweet. Act 2 Scene 2 and 3 A series of questions to challenge students. Repetition By: Giulia, Kathy, Jessica, and Sarina Literary Analysis Why do you think Roderigo had letters her, do; I will gyve thee in thine own courtship. Past thought! Why, then, 'tis hers, my lord; and, being hers. I had rather be a toad. If thou dost, I shall never love thee after. When devils will the blackest sins put on. Let the devil and his dam haunt you! I protest, in the sincerity of love and honest kindness. There; give it your hobby-horse: wheresoever. Summary Act II, scenes i–ii Page 1 Page 2 Although Iago verbally abuses women in this scene—presumably because it is safe for him to do so—his real resentment seems to be against those characters who have a higher social class than he has, including Cassio and Desdemona. Of one that loved not wisely but too well; Of one not easily jealous, but being wrought. I'll send for you anon. My story being done. Encourage them to think about facial Scene 2 and the second act of Othello is brief, so let's move ahead to questions for Scene 3. I must weep. The law, with all his might to enforce it on, My services which I have done the signiory, Shall out-tongue his complaints. Prithee, keep up thy quillets. A bedchamber in the castle: DESDEMONA in bed asleep; a light burning. is it within reason and compass? Though great ones are their object. The, lieutenant tonight watches on the court of, guard:--first, I must tell thee this--Desdemona is. drown, cats and blind puppies. Venice, the middle of the night. Pray you, lead on. And, till she come, as truly as to heaven, So justly to your grave ears I'll present. Hark, how these instruments summon to supper! To incur a private cheque. But still the house-affairs would draw her thence: Which ever as she could with haste dispatch. Who, certain of his fate, loves not his wronger; But, O, what damned minutes tells he o'er. When, being not at your lodging to be found, The senate hath sent about three several guests. Alas, Iago, my lord hath so bewhored her. Come, come; Lend me a light. Roderigo. For here's a young and sweating devil here. The jewels you have had from me to, deliver to Desdemona would half have corrupted a, votarist: you have told me she hath received them, and returned me expectations and comforts of sudden. An unkind breach: but you shall make all well. Act 1, Scene 3: A council-chamber. What! Do deeds to make heaven weep, all earth amazed; God be wi' you; take mine office. O unhappy girl! Had tongue at will and yet was never loud. Emilia, come. O curse of marriage. Tempests themselves, high seas, and howling winds, The gutter'd rocks and congregated sands--, Traitors ensteep'd to clog the guiltless keel,--, Their mortal natures, letting go safely by. and speak parrot? To the last article: my lord shall never rest; I'll watch him tame and talk him out of patience; His bed shall seem a school, his board a shrift; With Cassio's suit: therefore be merry, Cassio; Nothing, my lord: or if--I know not what. There they meet his lieutenant, Cassio, who has just survived a violent tempest and is waiting for Othello's ship to port. Act 1, scene 2. It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock, The meat it feeds on; that cuckold lives in bliss. To cure him of this evil--But, hark! With Cassio, mistress. Wears out his time, much like his master's ass. Keep yet their hearts attending on themselves. If I do die before thee prithee, shroud me, She was in love, and he she loved proved mad, And did forsake her: she had a song of 'willow;'. Iago? O, bear him out. Dramatis Personae. Away, I say; thou shalt know more hereafter: My wife must move for Cassio to her mistress; And bring him jump when he may Cassio find. For your sake, jewel. I speak not yet of proof. That as it more concerns the Turk than Rhodes. Cassio, my lord! Arise, black vengeance, from thy hollow cell! What needs this iteration, woman? Do you know, sirrah, where Lieutenant Cassio lies? and hell gnaw his bones! Some bloody passion shakes your very frame: These are portents; but yet I hope, I hope, That handkerchief which I so loved and gave thee. not yet quite dead? So hangs, and lolls, and weeps upon me; so hales. Would you would bear your fortune like a man! Did you perceive how he laughed at his vice? Go in, and weep not; all things shall be well. I think I can discover him, if you please. You are jealous now. I cannot speak of this. How many, as you guess? Eight score eight hours? And looks not on his evils: is not this true? Pioners and all, had tasted her sweet body. In this time of the night! Nonsuits my mediators; for, 'Certes,' says he. To see you here before me. With the Moor, say'st thou? [Aside to RODERIGO] Away, I say; go out, and cry a mutiny. O thou weed, Who art so lovely fair and smell'st so sweet, That the sense aches at thee, would thou hadst. My lord, this would not be believed in Venice. Act 2 Scene 1 Montano the Governor of Cyprus and two gentlemen discuss the tempestuous weather which has defeated most of the Turkish fleet. And fiends will snatch at it. O, is that all? help! Cry 'O sweet creature!' And he shall our commission bring to you; With such things else of quality and respect, With what else needful your good grace shall think. how satisfied, my lord? Cassio hath beaten thee. then have we a prescription to die when death is our physician. I took by the throat the circumcised dog. Thou dost conspire against thy friend, Iago, If thou but think'st him wrong'd and makest his ear. it is clean out of the way: seek, thou rather to be hanged in compassing thy joy than, Wilt thou be fast to my hopes, if I depend on, Thou art sure of me:--go, make money:--I have told, thee often, and I re-tell thee again and again, I, hate the Moor: my cause is hearted; thine hath no, less reason. Or feed upon such nice and waterish diet. I found by fortune and did give my husband; More than indeed belong'd to such a trifle. Why should he call her whore? Wash me in steep-down gulfs of liquid fire! Let me the curtains draw. For his quick hunting, stand the putting on, For I fear Cassio with my night-cap too--. No, let me know; And knowing what I am, I know what she shall be. The original text plus a side-by-side modern translation of. and squabble? Lie with her! Ask them to find out how Iago makes himself look good to in Othello’s eyes.Have them list the corresponding lines that Iago says. No, Iago; I'll see before I doubt; when I doubt, prove; And on the proof, there is no more but this,--, I am glad of it; for now I shall have reason, To show the love and duty that I bear you. I will but spend a word here in the house. a sail. Are you fast married? All offices are open, and there is full, liberty of feasting from this present hour of five, till the bell have told eleven. I find it still, when I have list to sleep: She puts her tongue a little in her heart. Too hideous to be shown. You shall close prisoner rest, Till that the nature of your fault be known. This page contains the original text of Othello Act 3, Scene 2.Shakespeare’s original Othello text is extremely long, so we’ve split the text into one Scene per page. What's best to do? We will have more. How is it, general? To suckle fools and chronicle small beer. Every day thou daffest me with some device, Iago; and rather, as it seems to me now, keepest from me, all conveniency than suppliest me with the least, advantage of hope. murder! thieves! OTH. The duke and the senators discuss the movements of the Turkish fleet and conclude that its target is, indeed, Cyprus…. Ancient, conduct them: you best know the place. Act 2. Iago speaks to Roderigo, convincing him that Desdemona will stray from Othello, as she has already done with Cassio. To you, lord governor. Do not learn, of him, Emilia, though he be thy husband. ay, indeed: discern'st thou aught in that? They express their common regard for Othello who is the acting Governor of Cyprus and currently in the stormy sea, facing it bravely. As mine own face. (7 lines) Enter Othello, Iago, and Gentlemen. I know not where he lodges, and for me to devise a, lodging and say he lies here or he lies there, were. O monstrous world! Do not you chide; I have a thing for you. Good signior, you shall more command with years. Act 2, Scene … She was here even now; she haunts me in every place. O, let the heavens. Shall nothing wrong him. she gave it him, and he. Be not afraid, though you do see me weapon'd; Here is my journey's end, here is my butt. Let nobody blame him; his scorn I approve,-. which there were no expectation of our prosperity. To knot and gender in! 'tis so, indeed. Now, sir, be judge yourself, We cannot all be masters, nor all masters. As this that I have reach'd: for know, Iago. Perdition catch my soul. Othello and Iago in Scene 2 (pages 21–23). Villanous thoughts, Roderigo! Think'st thou I'ld make a lie of jealousy, With fresh suspicions? And made you to suspect me with the Moor. Throwing restraint upon us; or say they strike us. forthwith: dismiss your attendant there: look it be done. How does my old acquaintance of this isle? I have wasted myself out of, my means. I will be hang'd, if some eternal villain. A council-chamber. you have done well. Not Cassio kill'd! Scene 3. There are many. Because we come to, do you service and you think we are ruffians, you'll. Prithee, tonight. Let it not gall your patience, good Iago, That I extend my manners; 'tis my breeding. That death's unnatural that kills for loving. didst. My friend is dead; 'tis done at your request: To furnish me with some swift means of death. Act 3 As this act opens, Emilia speaks to Cassio and tells him she will work on his behalf with Desdemona. For the fair devil. Patience, I say; your mind perhaps may change. Against the Moor: for, I do know, the state. Out, strumpet! Scene 2. It yet hath felt no age nor known no sorrow. Othello Reading Questions (basic) The New Folger Library Version Act One 1. Venice. Indeed! It is Othello's pleasure, our noble and valiant. One is too poor, too weak for my revenge. For I have lost us him on a dangerous sea. 'Tis yet to know,--. There are a kind of men so loose of soul. Come, come, good wine is a good familiar creature. Othello Act 2 Scene 1 Extract analysis help Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If the balance of our lives had not one, scale of reason to poise another of sensuality, the, blood and baseness of our natures would conduct us, to most preposterous conclusions: but we have, reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal, stings, our unbitted lusts, whereof I take this that, It is merely a lust of the blood and a permission of, the will. All, all, cry shame against me, yet I'll speak. From year to year, the battles, sieges, fortunes. When I have pluck'd the rose. To the very moment that he bade me tell it; Wherein I spake of most disastrous chances. O, the, world hath not a sweeter creature: she might lie by, Hang her! All Acts are listed on the Othello text page, or linked to from the bottom of this page.. ACT 3. If I do prove her haggard. Who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands: You cannot, if my heart were in your hand; Nor shall not, whilst 'tis in my custody. what, ho! there are ways to recover the general again: you, are but now cast in his mood, a punishment more in, policy than in malice, even so as one would beat his, offenceless dog to affright an imperious lion: sue, I will rather sue to be despised than to deceive so, good a commander with so slight, so drunken, and so. Othello: Act 1, Scene 2 Works I have charged thee not to haunt about my doors: In honest plainness thou hast heard me say. Light, gentlemen; I'll bind it with my shirt. Masters, play here; I will content your pains; Something that's brief; and bid 'Good morrow, general.'. I humbly beseech you, proceed to the affairs of state. The Turkish attack may have been quelled, but it also bodes badly for Othello's ship. I think it freely; and betimes in the morning I will. I will in Cassio's lodging lose this napkin, And let him find it. What place? Believe me, I had rather have lost my purse, Full of crusadoes: and, but my noble Moor, Is true of mind and made of no such baseness, Who, he? I will not charm my tongue; I am bound to speak: My mistress here lies murder'd in her bed,--. By heaven, I rather would have been his hangman. I had thought to have yerk'd him here under the ribs. I hate the Moor: And it is thought abroad, that 'twixt my sheets. For this slave. What, are you mad? Who's that which rings the bell?--Diablo, ho! Montano, the governor of Cyprus talks with a gentleman about the end of the Turkish wars and of the Venetian victory by the brave and gallant Othello.They speak of him highly and rush to the seaside to greet him. Let heaven requite it with the serpent's curse! They that mean virtuously, and yet do so. If she come in, she'll sure speak to my wife: My wife! Straight satisfy yourself: It seems not meet, nor wholesome to my place. 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