Othello

  • Othello: Act 1, Scene 1

  • Venice. A street.

  • (Roderigo; Iago; Brabantio; Servants)

  • Enter Roderigo and Iago.

  • Profile Picture of Roderigo in Othello

    Roderigo

    Tush, 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 this.

  • Profile Picture of Iago in Othello

    Iago

    'Sblood, but you'll not hear me.

  • If ever I did dream of such a matter,

  • Abhor me.

  • Profile Picture of Roderigo in Othello

    Roderigo

    Thou toldst me thou didst hold him in thy hate.

  • Profile Picture of Iago in Othello

    Iago

    Despise me

  • If I do not. Three great ones of the city,

  • In personal suit to make me his lieutenant,

  • Off-capp'd to him; and, by the faith of man,

  • I know my price, I am worth no worse a place.

  • But he (as loving his own pride and purposes)

  • Profile Picture of Iago in Othello

    Iago

    Evades them with a bombast circumstance

  • Horribly stuff'd with epithites of war,

  • And in conclusion,