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Desdemona

Alas, Iago, What shall I do to win my lord again?

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Desdemona
Alas, Iago,
What shall I do to win my lord again?
Good friend, go to him. For by this light of heaven,
I know not how I lost him.  She kneels.   Here I kneel.
If e’er my will did trespass ‘gainst his love,
Either in discourse of thought or actual deed,
Or that mine eyes,
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Act 4
Scene 2
Line 175

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My mother had a maid called Barbary

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Desdemona
My mother had a maid called Barbary.
She was in love, and he she loved proved mad
And did forsake her. She had a song of willow,
An old thing ’twas, but it expressed her fortune,
And she died singing it. That song tonight
Will not go from my mind. I have much to do
But to go hang my head all at one side
And sing it like poor Barbary.
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Act 4
Scene 3
Line 28

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O falsely, falsely murdered

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Desdemona
O falsely, falsely murdered.
Emilia
O Lord, what cry is that?
Othello
That? What?
Emilia
Out, and alas, that was my lady’s voice!
Help! Help ho! Help! O lady, speak again!
Sweet Desdemona, O sweet mistress, speak!
Desdemona
A guiltless death I die.
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Act 5
Scene 2
Line 144

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