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What wouldst write of me if thou shouldst praise me?

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Desdemona
What wouldst write of me if thou shouldst praise me?
Iago
O, gentle lady, do not put me to ‘t,
For I am nothing if not critical.
Desdemona
Come on, assay.—There’s one gone to the harbor?
Iago
Ay, madam.
Desdemona, aside
I am not merry,
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Act 2
Scene 1
Line 131

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‘Fore God, they have given me a rouse already

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Cassio
‘Fore God, they have given me a rouse already.
Montano
Good faith, a little one; not past a pint, as I
am a soldier.
Iago
Some wine, ho! Sings.

And let me the cannikin clink, clink,
And let me the cannikin clink.
A soldier’s a man,
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Act 2
Scene 3
Line 67

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What, are you hurt, lieutenant?

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Iago
What, are you hurt, lieutenant?
Cassio
Ay, past all surgery.
Iago
Marry, God  forbid!
Cassio
Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have
lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of
myself, and what remains is bestial. My reputation,
Iago, my reputation!
Iago
As I am an honest man,
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Act 2
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How now, good Cassio, what’s the news with you?

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Desdemona
How now, good Cassio, what’s the news with you?
Cassio
Madam, my former suit. I do beseech you
That by your virtuous means I may again
Exist, and be a member of his love
Whom I with all the office of my heart
Entirely honor. I would not be delayed.
If my offense be of such mortal kind
That nor my service past nor present sorrows
Nor purposed merit in futurity
Can ransom me into his love again,
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Act 3
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Here, stand behind this bulk

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Iago
Here, 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 thy elbow.
It makes us or it mars us—think on that,
And fix most firm thy resolution.
Roderigo
Be near at hand. I may miscarry in ‘t.
Iago
Here,
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Act 5
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