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Othello

Othello Brabantio, the rich senator of Venice, had a fair daughter, the gentle Desdemona. She was sought to by divers suitors, both on account of her many virtuous qualities and for her rich e…

Brewer's: Othello

(in Shakespeare's tragedy so called). A Moor, commander of the Venetian army, who eloped with Desdemona. Brabantio accused him of necromancy, but Desdemona, being sent for, refuted the char…

Brewer's: Othello's Occupation's Gone

(Shakespeare). “Jam quadrigae meae deencurrerunt” (Petronius). I am laid on the shelf; I am no longer the observed of observers. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cob…

William Shakespeare: Othello, Dramatis Personae

Dramatis PersonaeDuke of VeniceBrabantio, a senator.Other Senators.Gratiano, brother to Brabantio.Lodovico, kinsman to Brabantio.Othello, a noble Moor in the service of the Venetian state.Cass…

William Shakespeare: Othello, Act IV

Act IVScene ICyprus. Before the castleEnter Othello and IagoIagoWill you think so?OthelloThink so, Iago!IagoWhat, To kiss in private?OthelloAn unauthorized kiss.IagoOr to be naked with her fri…

William Shakespeare: Othello, Act II

Act IIScene IA Sea-port in Cyprus. An open place near the quayEnter Montano and two GentlemenMontanoWhat from the cape can you discern at sea?First GentlemanNothing at all: it is a highwrought…

William Shakespeare: Othello, Act V

Act VScene ICyprus. A streetEnter Iago and RoderigoIagoHere, 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 t…

William Shakespeare: Othello, Act III

Act IIIScene IBefore the castleEnter Cassio and some MusiciansCassioMasters, play here; I will content your pains; Something that's brief; and bid 'Good morrow, general.'MusicEnter ClownClownW…

William Shakespeare: Othello, Act I

Act IScene IVenice. A streetEnter Roderigo and IagoRoderigoTush! never tell me; I take it much unkindly That thou, Iago, who hast had my purse As if the strings were thine, shouldst know of th…