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And die in musick;
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e forth. Gra. [within] If thou attempt it, it will cost thee
dear; Thou hast no weapon, and perforce must suffer.
Oth. Look in upon me then, and speak with me,
Behold! I have a weapon ;
and Officers, with Iago, prisoner. Lod. Where is this rash and most unfortunate man?
Oth. That's he, that was Othello; here I am.
[OTH. wounds Iago Lod. Wrench his sword from him. Iago.
I bleed, sir; but not kill'd. Oth. I am not sorry neither; I'd have thee live ; Por, in my sense, 'tis happiness to die.
Lod. Othou Othello, that was once so good,
Why, any thing:
will; For nought I did in hate, but all in honour.
Lod. This wretch hath part confess’d his villainy: Did you
and he consent in Cassio's death? Oth. Ay. Cas. Dear general, I never gave you cause.
Oth. I do believe it, and I ask your pardon. Will you, I pray, demand that demi-devil, Why he hath thus ensnar'd my soul and body? lago. Demand me nothing: What you know, you
Lod. What? not to pray?
Torments will ope your lips. Oth. Well, thou dost best.
Lod. Sir, you shall understand what hath befall'n,
Oth. O villain!
Most heathenish, and most gross!
Came in and satisfied' him.
the pernicious caitiff!
I found it in chamber:
O fool! fool! fool!
Lod. You must forsake this room, and go with us;
Oth. Soft you; a word or two, before you go. I have done the state some service, and they know it; No more of that:-I pray you, in yourʻletters, When you shall these unlucky deeds relate, Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice: then must you speak Of one, that lov'd not wisely, but too well; Of one, not easily jealous, but, being wrought, Perplex'd in the extreme; of one, whose hand, Like the base Júdean, threw a pearl away, Richer than all his tribe; of one, whose subdu'd eyes, Albeit unused to the melting mood, Drop tears as fast as the Arabian trees Their 'medicinal gum: Set you down this: And say, besides,—that in Aleppo once, Where a malignant and a turban’d Turk Beat a Venetian, and traduc'd the state, I took by the throat the circumcised dog,
And smote him-thus.
[Stabs himself. Lod. O bloody period! Gra.
All, that 's spoke, is marr’d. Oth. I kiss'd thee, ere I kill'd thee;--No way but this
[Falling upon Des. Killing myself, to die upon a kiss.
[Dies. Cas. This did I fear, but thought he had no weapon; For he was great of heart. Lod.
O Spartan dog, More fell than anguish, hunger, or the sea! Look on the tragick loading of this bed; To IAGO. This is thy work: the object poisons sight; Let it be hid.Gratiano, keep the house, And seize upon the fortunes of the Moor, For they succeed to you.--To you, lord governor, Remains the censure of this hellish villain ; The time, the place, the torture,- enforce it! Myself will straight aboard ; and, to the state, This heavy act with heavy heart relate. Exeunt.