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My parts, my title and my perfe&t soul
lago. By Janus, I think, no.
Oth. The servants of the Duke, and my lieutenant. -
Cal. The Duke does greet ylu, General;
Oth. / What's the matter, think you?
Cas. Something from Cyprus, as I may divine; It is a business of some heat. The gallies Have fent a dozen sequent messengers This very night, at one another's heels : And many of the iconfuls, rais'd and met, Are at the Duke's already. You have been hotly called for, When, being not at your lodging to be found, The Senate k hath sent about three several quests, To search you out.
Oth. 'Tis well I am found by you. m I will but spend a word here in the house, And go with you.
[ Exit Othello. Cal. Ancient, what makes he here?
f The ift q. your.
c H. reads part.
J. council. d For me rigbrly; the 2d q. reads, my k So the fo's, R. 9. and C; the rest rigbt by.
omit barb. e The fo's read Dukes.
I So the fo's, R. and C; I. reads out
for about ; the rest, above. & So the qu's; the rest, What is. m The i ft ga reads, Ile Spend a word,
ħ The ist q. reads frequent for leo &c. The 3d and 4th fo's, I will fiend quent.
but a word, &c. i T. reads counsellors; H. counsel ; No direction till R. C
Iago. 'Faith, he to-night hath boarded a ° land-carrack;
Cal. I do not understand,
S CE N E VI.
* Enter Brabantio, Roderigo, and others with lights and
Oth. Holla! stand there.
Oth. Keep up your bright swords, for the dew will ruft 'em.
• The ift q. reads carrick;, the 2d, * So the qu's and C: the rest, Enter carriact; the ift f. carra&; the other Brabantio, Roderigo, with officers and fo's, R. and P. carrac.
torcbes. A carack is a huge ship of burthen, s Here R. and all after but C. dire&t used by the Spaniards and Portuguese. (They draw on both sides. But the foreItal. Caracca. H.'
going direction for the entrance with p First q. ift f. and C. wbo for weapons (which we are to suppose al. qubom.
ready drawn) makes this direction us. 4 The ift q. reads, Ha, wirb wbo? necellary. The 2d, Ha' wirb you,
Bra. O thou foul thief! where haft thou stow'd my
+ The id q. ibing.
are fix. u The 1st q. omits this line.
· The ad q. reads sic for nat. # H. reads, wealebit.
b The 2d q. and fu's, weakens * T.'s duodecimo and W. read culled H, waken. for curled; this is Wi's emendation, c This is an emendation of t. fol. H. reads cull'd.
lowed by P.'s duodecimo, W.J. and C; y The three ift fo's, dearling ; 4:h, the rest tead motion, darling for darlings.
s So the 28 g; the reft, probable for, 2 The lines in italic are omitted in * portabic. the ist q. P. calls them five lines, and • The ift q. reads, Such an abusing 7. scores them accordingly; but they &c.
Oth. Hold your hands,
of my inclining, and the rest, Were it my 8 cue to fight; I should have known it Without a prompter.
Where will you
i that I go To answer this your charge ?
Bra. To prison, till fit time
the Duke be therewith satisfied,
Offi. " 'Tis true, moft worthy Signior,
Bra. How ! the Duke in council ? In this time of the night? Bring him away; Mine's not an idle cause. The Duke himself, Or any of my brothers of the state, Cannot but feel this wrong as 'twere their own; For if such actions may have passage free, Bond-llaves, and p Pagans, shall our statelinen be. [Exeunt,
f The 4th f. reads band.
h The fo's and R. read Wbilber for Wbere.
i P. omits tbat, and the after-editors, except C.
* Tbe ift f. omits I.
1 P. and H. omit do.
n So all before P. who omits 'Tis; followed by the rest, except C..
o The ad f. nigb.
PT. reads Pagrants for Pagans. See Hestb in loc.
. Duke and Senators, set at a table with lights and attendants.
Duke. • There is no composition in these news, That gives them credit.
i Sen. Indeed they are disproportioned; My letters say, a hundred and seven gallies.
Duke. And mine, a hundred and forty.
2 Sen. And mine, two hundred; But though they jump not on a juft account, As in these cases where they waim reports, 'Tis oft with difference; yet * do they all confirm A Turkish fleet, and bearing up to Cyprus.
Duke. Nay, it is possible enough to judgment : I do not so secure me y in the
error, But the main 2 article I do approve In fearful sense,
Sailor within.] What ho! what ho! what ho !
9 In the fo's and R. this is Scene III. u The fo's, R. H. W. and C, read the
r Before Duke the qu's insert Enter. for obey. The fo's and R. read, Enter duke, sena. w The ift q. aym'd for aim. tors and officers, omitting set at a table, x P. and H. omit do. ២.
y Qu's, to for in. s Firft f. Tbere's, &c.
2 The ist q. reads articles. The 2d q. reads bis for tbefe; the a T.W. and F. read failors. fo's and R. ibis.