Uncle, I must come forth. I’ll after that same villain, Call’d Roderigo. Offend you in my life; never loved Cassio Shakespeare’s original Othello text is extremely long, so we’ve split the text into one Scene per page. O lady, speak again! Let me the curtains draw. There is besides in Roderigo’s letter, For often, with a solemn earnestness, [Enter OTHELLO] OTHELLO: It is the cause, it is the cause, my soul,--Let me not name it to you, you chaste stars!-- ... Explanatory Notes for Act 5, Scene 2 From Othello. Of one that loved not wisely but too well; I kiss’d thee ere I kill’d thee: no way but this; Take heed of perjury; thou art on thy deathbed. But kill him rather. I took by the throat the circumcised dog, O ill-starr’d wench! Did you and he consent in Cassio’s death? help, ho! no, alas! weep’st thou for him to my face? ‘Tis like she comes to speak of Cassio’s death.– His kisses wake her. Nor set down aught in malice: then must you speak Moor, she was chaste; she loved thee, cruel Moor; Over her protests of innocence, he smothers her. ’tis not so now. my wife! Till that the nature of your fault be known With Cassio, mistress. Nay, had she been true, Enter OTHELLO. And have you mercy too! If she come in, she’ll sure speak to my wife: Now consumed with guilt, Othello finds a weapon hidden in his room. [Within] My lord , my lord! If you say so, I hope you will not kill me. I pray you, in your letters, when we shall meet at compt, For he was great of heart. And seize upon the fortunes of the Moor, He explains that Iago told him that Desdemona and Cassio were having an affair and that Cassio himself admitted it and had the handkerchief—the token of love Othello gave to Desdemona, passed down from his mother. How he upbraids Iago, that he made him what, ho! The first is between Othello and Desdemona, in which Othello smothers and kills his wife. Here is a letter When I have pluck’d the rose, He is unrepentant about hurting Iago, and when Lodovico reminds him that he was a respected soldier, Othello says that he acted in honor rather than hate. Send for the man, and ask him. He begg’d of me to steal it. Act 5 Scene 2 Othello: Iago is finally being seen for what he truly is, a diabolical villain who was able to convince everyone of his honesty, become a trusted confidant and advisor to all whilst at the same time scheming to bring the downfall of Desdemona, Othello and Cassio. And here another: the one of them imports Scene 2. Where should Othello go? So he sees himself as aninstrument of divine justice. no more moving? And makest me call what I intend to do O sweet mistress, speak! I found by fortune and did give my husband; And I did give’t my husband. When your eyes roll so: why I should fear I know not, Shall she come in? Read every line of Shakespeare’s original text alongside a modern English translation. She says, “What should such a fool do with so good a wife?” Othello runs at Iago, calling him a villain. ...Commentary on Othello Act 5, Scene 2 Lines #338-356 Within Act 5, Scene 2 of the Shakespearian play Othello, Lodovico tells Othello he is to lose command and Cassio will become the governor of Cyrpus instead. Remains the censure of this hellish villain; Than twenty times your stop: but, O vain boast! The time, the place, the torture: O, enforce it! A better never did itself sustain He promises he won't mar Desdemona's beautiful skin by cutting her up or anything—she'll be pretty in death. Perchance, Iago, I will ne’er go home. One more, one more. Othello stands forward as Iago is brought to face him. The following is a summary of part two. More than indeed belong’d to such a trifle, It becomes apparent that although Iago seemed to be He kisses her and she wakes up. Solicit for it straight. Thy husband knew it all. The Moor hath kill’d my mistress! Shore his old thread in twain: did he live now, Summary. He found it then; I would not kill thy unprepared spirit; O the pernicious caitiff! It was a handkerchief, an antique token Myself will straight aboard: and to the state So sweet was ne’er so fatal. He wants to be remembered as someone who had a jewel but foolishly threw it away, using an analogy of an immoral person who threw away a precious pearl. O, I were damn’d beneath all depth in hell, That I may speak with you, O, good my lord! It strikes where it doth love. More fell than anguish, hunger, or the sea! Man but a rush against Othello’s breast, Cassio, my lord, hath kill’d a young Venetian All Acts are listed on the Othello text page, or linked to from the bottom of this page. Should I repent me: but once put out thy light, Act 1, Scene 2: Another street. By heaven, I do not, I do not, gentlemen. To this extremity. ’tis a lost fear; Oh! She loved thee cruel Moor. 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