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Othello

Othello

  

by William Shakespeare

Othello Quotes

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Jealousy Quotes

IAGO One Michael Cassio, a Florentine, A fellow almost damned in a fair wife, That never set a squadron in the field, Nor the division of a battle knows More than a spinster—unless the bookish th...

Race Quotes

IAGO Even now, now, very now, an old black ram Is tupping your white ewe. Arise, arise! Awake the snorting citizens with the bell, Or else the devil will make a grandsire of you. Arise, I say! (1....

Gender Quotes

IAGOAwake! What ho, Brabantio! Thieves, thieves! Look to your house, your daughter, and your bags! Thieves, thieves! (1.1.86-88)

Sex Quotes

IAGO Even now, now, very now, an old black ram Is tupping your white ewe. Arise, arise! Awake the snorting citizens with the bell, Or else the devil will make a grandsire of you.[…]you'll have y...

Marriage Quotes

BRABANTIOO, thou foul thief, where hast thou stowed my    daughter? (1.2.80-81)

Manipulation Quotes

IAGOCall up her father, Rouse him. Make after him, poison his delight, Proclaim him in the streets; incense her kinsmen, And, though he in a fertile climate dwell, Plague him with flies. Though tha...

Warfare Quotes

IAGODespise meIf I do not. Three great ones of the city, In personal suit to make me his lieutenant, Off-capped to him: and, by the faith of man, I know my price, I am worth no worse a place. But h...

Hate Quotes

IAGO Though I do hate him as I do hell pains, Yet, for necessity of present life, I must show out a flag and sign of love— Which is indeed but sign. (1.1.171-174) IAGO I hate the Moor, And it i...

Identity Quotes

For, sir, It is as sure as you are Roderigo, Were I the Moor I would not be Iago. In following him, I follow but myself. Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty, But seeming so for my particul...

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