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Def. Oh, falsely, falsely murder’d!-
Æmil. Out and alas ! z it is my Lady's voice.
Def. A guiltless death I die.
Def. Nobody, I myself. Farewel;
Oth. Why, how should she be murder'd ?
Oth. She's like a liar gone to burning hell; 'Twas I that kill'd her,
Æmil. Oh, the more angel she,
Oth. She turn'd to folly, and she was a whore.
Æmil. Thou art rash as fire, to say
Oth, Cafio did e tup her : ask thy husband else,
y So the ist g. and C; the rest, Alas for 0 Lord.
2 So the ift q; the ad q. it was for it is; the reit, ibat was,
* The fo's and R. bear for beard. • The qu's, « for ibe.
« The ad q. burne in for burning i followed by C.
d The It q. as for art.
€ So Pi's duodecimo, T. H. and ); the reft, rop for tupa
But that I did proceed upon just grounds.
Æmil. My husband !
Oth. Ay, with Caffio. Nay, had the been true,
Æmil. My husband !
Oth. Ay, 'twas he that told me 8 first; An honest man he is, and hates the slime That sticks on filthy deeds.
Æmil. My husband?
Oth. What needs this iteration, woman? I say thy husband.
· Æmil. Oh mistress! villainy * hath made mocks with love. My husband say that she was false?
Oth. He, woman;
Æmil. If he - fay fo, may his pernicious soul
m T. Says.
f So the qu's; the rest omit Nay. * The last f. bad for barb.
After me the fo's infert on ber. | All but the 2d q. and C. omit ebala h The fo's, R.'s duodecimo and C. iterance ; Ri's octavo, interance. • Here C. dire&s (looking towards her
i The ift qe omits the two following ford, ipeeches
Æmil. Do thy worst.
Oth. Peace, you were best o.
Æmil. Thou haft not half the power to do me harm, As I have to be hurt. O gull! O dolt ! As ignorant as dirt ! thou hast 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 mistress. Murder, murder!
Enter Montano, Gratiano, lago, and others.
Mon. What is the matter how now, General ? :
Æmil. Oh, are you come, lago? you have done well, That men must lay their' murders on your neck.
Gra. What is the matter?
Æmil. Dilprove this villain, if thou be'st a man;
Tago. I told him what I thought; and told no more, * Than what he found himself was apt and true.
o And here dire&ts [Tbreas'ning ber witb it.
P So the qu's, the reft, tbar for sbe.
• Here C. directs Aaying bima
The qu's, murder.
Emil. But did you ever tell him, she was false?
lago. I did.
Æmil. You told a lie, an odious, damned lie: Upon my soul, a lie; a wicked lie. y She false with Caffio ? Did you say, with Caffio ?
lago. With Caffio, mistress: Go to, * charın your tongue.
Æmil. I will not charm iny tongue, I am bound to speak; . My mistress there lies murder'd in her bed.
All. Oh heavens forefend !
Æmil. Villainy, villainy, villainy !
lego. What are you mad? I charge you, get you home.
Æmil. Good gentlemen, let me have leave to speak.
[ Othello falls in the bed.
y The ad q. Sbe was false, &c. derer for murder. z 7. proposes clam for cbarm.
& The 2d q. I smell a villainy, &c. 9 What is in italic is omitted in the • The 3d q. perbapsa
r C. adds another ob ! So all before P; he and all after, & The fo's and R. omit this direcexcept C. lies bere for bere lies.
tion. C. directe ( banging over bis « S. from q. 1655, and 7. read mur. wife.
Oth. Oh, she was foul !
Gra. Poor * Desdemona, I am glad thy father's dead:
Oth. 'Tis pitiful; but yet lago knows
Æmil. 4 Oh heaven! oh heavenly powers !
* This direction first put in by T.
m The fo's, Reprobance for reprobacica.
The 2d q. T. W. and J. bed for barb.
• The it q. ibe for tbar.
The two laft fo's and R. antick. The ift q. O God, O beavenly God. • The ist q. Zouns for Course. • The ift q. omits oul. : So the qu's and ); the reft omis
u. So the qu's and 7 ; the rest omit fir 5.0.