The Bodleian First Folio

A digital facsimile of the First Folio of Shakespeare's plays, Bodleian Arch. G c.7.

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Reference: vv6r - Tragedies, p. 339

Left Column

the Moore of Venice. Cas. This did I feare, but thought he had no weapon: For he was great of heart. Lod. Oh Sparton Dogge: More fell then Anguish, Hunger, or the Sea:
Looke on the Tragicke Loading of this bed: This is thy worke: The Obiect poysons Sight,

Right Column

Let it be hid. Gratiano, keepe the house, And seize vpon the Fortunes of the Moore,
For they succeede on you. To you, Lord Gouernor, Remaines the Censure of this hellish villaine: The Time, the Place, the Torture, oh inforce it: My selfe will straight aboord, and to the State, This heauie Act, with heauie heart relate.
The Names of the Actors. (:⁂:) O Thello, the Moore. Brabantio, Father to Desdemona. Cassio, an Honourable Lieutenant. Iago, a Villaine. Rodorigo, a gull'd Gentleman. Duke of Venice. Senators. Montano, Gouernour of Cyprus. Gentlemen of Cyprus. Lodouico, and Gratiano, two Noble Venetians. Saylors. Clowne. Desdemona, Wife to Othello. Æmilia, Wife to Iago. Bianca, a Curtezan.

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