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Enter Brabantio, and servants with torches.
Bra. It is too true an evil. Gone she is; * And what's to come of my despised time, Is nought but bitterness. Now, Rodorigo, Where didst thou see her?-Oh unhappy girl! With the Moor, faidst thou ? - Who would be a fa
ther? How didst thou know 'twas she? Oh, thou deceiv'st
Past thought. What said she to you? --Get more
tapers, Raise all my kindred.- Are they married, think you ?
Rod. Truly, I think, they are.
Bra. Oh heaven ! how gat she out? Oh treason of Fathers, from hence trust not your daughters? minds By what you see them act. Are there not charms,
, , ? By which the property of youth and maidhood May be abus'd? Have you not read, Rodorigo, Of some such thing?
Rod. Yes, Sir, I have, indeed.
6 And what's to come of my
Are left, this vault to braz of. DESPISED time,] Why de
Macbeth. spised time: We should read, ? By which the property of youth DESPITED time,
and maidhood i. e. vexatious. WARBURTON. May be abusod?] By which the
Despised time is easily explain- faculties of a young virgin may ed; it is time of no value ; time be infatuated, and made subject in which
to illusions and to false imaginaThere's nothing serious in mor tion. tality,
Wicked dreams abuse The wine of life is drawn, and The curtain'd seep. Macbeth. the meer dregs
Bra. Call up my
Oh, would you had had her.
Distad boA -Some one way, fome another Do you know A e Where we may apprehend her and the Moor? 1910
Rod. I think, I can discover him, if you please sdT To get good guard, and go along with me.ris ili W
Bra. Pray you, lead on. At ev'ry houfe I'll call, I may command at moft. Get weapons, hoa! :--) M And raise some special officers of might. On, good Rodorigo, I'll deferve your pains. [Exeunt.
Enter Othello, lago, and attendants with Torches.
Tago. T Yet da 1 hold it very • ftuff o’ th’com
HO' in the trade of war I have flain men,
science To do no contriv'd murder. I lack iniquity Sometimes to do me service. -Nine or ten times I thought to've jerk'd him here under the ribs.
Otb. It's better as it is.
Iago. Nay, but he prated,
-fiuff ,' th conscience] word of great force in the Tex This expression to common read. tonick languages. The elements ers appears harsh. Stuff of the are called in Dutch, bogfd ftoffen, confidence is, fubfiance, or clience, or head fuffs. of the conscience, Stuff is a
That the Magnifico is much belov’d,
Otb. Let him do his spight:
urgim to 2195710 ing;
Double' has here its natural Yet Virgin of Proserpina from sense. The president of every
Jove. lib. 9. vir. 396. deliberative assembly has a douhle ?Tis an imitation of the Tlapbéior voice. In our courts, the chief ộx. Bendruo of Theocritus for an justice and one of the inferiour unmarried virgin WARB. judges, prevail over the other This note has been much
cen two, because the chief justice sured by Mr. Upton, who denies, has a double voice. that the quotation is in Diofcori. Brabantio had, in his effect, des, and disputes, not without tho' not by law yet by weight and reason, the interpretation of The influence, a voice not actual and ocritus.
formal, but potential and operaAll this learning, if it had even tive, as double, that is, a voice that been what it endeavours to be when a question was suspended, thought, is, in this place, fuper- would turn the balance as effec-fluous. There is no ground of tually as the Duke's. Potential is supposing, that our author copied used in the sense of science; a or knew the Greek phrase ; por caustick is called potential fire.
Shall out-tongue his complaints. 'Tis yet to know,
Enter Caffio, with torches.
Otb. Not I: I must be found.
of royal frege ; -] with his hat on; i. e. without Men who have sat upon royal shewing any marks of deference, thrones. The quarto has, or inequality. I, therefore, am
-men of royal height. inclined to think, Shakespeare 1-Speak, UNBONNETTED,--] wrote ; 'Thus all the copies read. It May Speak, and bonnetted, &c. should be UNBONNETTING,
THEORALD. without putting off the bonnet. I do not see the propriety of
Pope. Mr. Pope's emendation, though -and my demerits adopted by Dr. Warburton, UnMay speak unbonnetted to as tonnetting may as well be, not proud a Fortune
putting on, as not putting off, the As this that I have reachidm] bonnet. Hanmer reads e'en bon. Thus all the copies read this par netted. sage. But, to speak unbonneited, 3 unbonfed-] Free from is to speak with the cap off, which domestick cares. A thought na. is dire&ly opposite to the poet's tural to an adventurer. ; meaning. Othello means to fay, 4 For the fea's worth. ] ! that his birth and services set would not marry her, though the him upon such a rank, that he were as rich as the Adriatick, may speak to a fenator of Venice which the Doge annually marries.
My parts, my title and my perfect Soul
Iago. 5 By Janus, I think no.
Oth. The Servants of the Duke, and my lieutenant.
Caf. "The Duke does greet you, General,
Oth. What is the matter, think you?
Caf. Soinething from Cyprus, as i may 'divine;
The senate hath sent out three several quests,
Oth. 'Tis well I am found by you.,
[Exit Othello. Caf. Ancient, what makes he here?
3 By Janus, I think, no.] There reading ; but there is no such is great propriety in making the character as a Conful appears in double lago swear by Janus, who any part of the play. I change has two faces. The address of it it to Counsellors; i. e. the Granļikewise is
, as remarkable, for as dees that constitute the great the people coming up appeared Council at Venice. THEOв. . at different distances to have dif Hanmer reads, Council. ferent shapes, he might swear by 7 The Senate bath sent out-] Janus, without suspicion of any The early quarto's, and all the other emblematical meaning. modern editors, have,
WARBURTON. The Senate sent above three se. 6 And many of the Consuls