Read every line of Shakespeare’s original text alongside a modern English translation. Or I shall say you’re all in all in spleen. Stand you awhile apart; And mark the fleers, the gibes, and notable scorns, So they do nothing, 'tis a venial slip: If you’ll come to supper tonight you may. Come from the duke: and, see, your wife is with him. Though I should swear I saw't: 'tis very much: That I may save my speech: do but go after, There’s many a beast, then, in a populous city, Think every bearded fellow that’s but yoked, May draw with you. OTHELLO The Turkish fleet is destroyed in a storm, while Cassio and then Desdemona, Emilia, and Iago arrive safely at Cyprus…. I will chop her into messes: cuckold me! You had it, I'll take out no work on't. (Othello; Iago; Cassio; Bianca; Lodovico; Desdemona; Attendants) Iago continues to torment Othello, dropping suggestions into his ear while arguing that they are not great transgressions, which just works Othello up even more. ’Tis very much. My lord? IAGO Lodovico brings news that Othello has been called back to Venice and Cyprus left to Cassio’s command. [Advancing] How shall I murder him, Iago? This contrasts with Othello's train of thought in the previous act, where, with less actual evidence before him, he changed his whole view of himself and his marriage. The duke and the senators discuss the movements of the Turkish fleet and conclude that its target is, indeed, Cyprus…. And many worthy and chaste dames even thus, Which they dare swear peculiar: your case is better. Who, I, my lord? Next. OTHELLO O Iago! Pish! By heaven, that should be my handkerchief! Or to be naked with her friend in bed And did you see the handkerchief? Start studying Othello - Key quotations for Act 4 Scene 1. We say lie on her, when IAGO Lie with her! IAGO Act 4 Scene 1 Synopsis of Act 4 Scene 1 Iago continues to taunt Othello with the thought of Desdemona’s adultery, imagining her in bed with Cassio, whom … Iago continues to torment Othello with vivid descriptions of Desdemona’s alleged sexual activity. Dramatis Personae. Act 4 Scene 1 Othello: When Othello begins to see himself and his wife through Iago’s eyes and is corrupted by Iago’s idiom, his stately style begins to break down. A most unhappy one: I would do much OTHELLO Stone; I strike it, and it hurts my hand. Here he comes: DESDEMONA An hour or more, not meaning any harm? IAGO Indeed! DESDEMONA Foolish woman your wife! Desdemona’s happiness enrages Othello, who slaps her and demands that she leave. They that mean virtuously, and yet do so, The devil their virtue tempts, and they tempt. Breaks out to savage madness. Othello: Act 4, scene 1 Summary & Analysis New! Othello falls into an epileptic seizure. Exit DESDEMONA An unkind breach: but you shall make all well. that's fulsome. And knowing what I am, I know what she shall be. And new-create this fault? I mock you! Would you would bear your fortune like a man! Will not, come when you are next prepared for. She never got the chance Is this the nature, Whom passion could not shake, whose solid virtue. For she shall not live: no, my heart is turned to Now he tells how she plucked him to my chamber. I marry her! Exeunt. IAGO Each drop she falls would prove a crocodile. OTHELLO Concerning this, sir,--O well-painted passion!-- The devil their virtue tempts, and they tempt heaven. I strike it, and it hurts my hand. DESDEMONA They have it very oft that have it not: Hath given it his whore. And plenteous wit and invention:-- OTHELLO I would on great occasion speak with you. IAGO what? I kiss the instrument of their pleasures. take out the work! Do you withdraw yourself a little while, OTHELLO IAGO Think so, Iago! Whose want even kills me. do you triumph? Why then, ’tis hers, my lord, and being hers. Patent to offend; for, if it touch not you, it comes In their conversation, Iago instead brings up Bianca, and Cassio speaks lightly about sleeping with her and leading her on. This resource has been fully road tested in my own classes and refined in 2019. What did, you mean by that same handkerchief you gave me, even now? All guiltless, meet reproach. When he is gone. a customer! 'Faith, that was not so well; yet would I knew LODOVICO Did he confess it? My lord? I will be found most cunning in my patience; Desdemona’s interview with Cassio is cut short by the arrival of Othello. Scene 1. Summary. Noses, ears, and. Near nobody. By heaven, that should be my handkerchief! Prithee, come; will you? I have not deserved this. I must take out the Whilst you were here, o’erwhelmèd with your grief—. No, my heart is turned, to stone. 'Tis Lodovico Lives, sir. Act IV: Scene 1. Charity to my wit: do not think it so unwholesome. Sir, she can turn, and turn, and yet go on. And turn again. It is hypocrisy against the devil: Cassio enters, and Iago asks to speak with him about something important later. Marry, patience; I see that nose of yours, but not that dog I shall So hangs, and lolls, and weeps upon me; so hales, Noses, ears, and lips. OTHELLO Mistress! a customer! She's the worse for all this. IAGO Strangle her in her bed, Good, good. Imports it. World hath not a sweeter creature: she might lie by And will return to Venice. He hath, my lord, but be you well assured, Lie with her? OTHELLO This is the monkey’s own giving out. Do it not with poison. Save you, worthy general! She gave it him, and, I would have him nine years a-killing! Ay; you did wish that I would make her turn: OTHELLO I would on great occasion speak with you. Do not think it so unwholesome. Something from Venice, sure. That's fouler. IAGO OTHELLO IAGO Iago gets Cassio drunk, making it easy for Roderigo to provoke Cassio into a brawl, first with Roderigo, then with…, Cassio arrives with musicians to honor Othello and Desdemona. 3. IAGO IAGO OTHELLO From the excess of laughter. Nay, that's not your way. is he not light of brain?