But I’ll set down the pegs that make this music. 3:18. And is in full commission here for Cyprus. Doth (like a poisonous mineral) gnaw my inwards; Till I am even’d with him, wife for wife; That judgment cannot cure. News, friends; our wars are done, the Turks tiff1799. William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice - An overview and analysis of Act 1 Scene 2. All Acts are listed on the Othello text page, or linked to from the bottom of this page. Lay thy finger thus; and let thy soul be instructed. 2. Read every line of Shakespeare’s original text alongside a modern English translation. They do discharge their shot of courtesy: She that being anger’d, her revenge being nigh, His bark is stoutly timber’d, his pilot instruct her in it and compel her to some second And prays the Moor be safe; for they were parted What wouldst thou write of me, if thou shouldst To suckle fools and chronicle small beer. together. present itself; a devilish knave. oft, which now again you are most apt to play the Give him defence against the elements, But that our loves and comforts should increase, A fuller blast ne’er shook our battlements. The lieutenant tonight watches on the court of guard. You say true; ’tis so, indeed: if such tricks as O heavy ignorance! To suckle fools and chronicle small beer. What ribs of oak, when mountains melt on them. I must fetch his necessaries ashore. to the history of lust and foul thoughts. That she loves him, ’tis apt and of great credit: RODERIGO. For his quick hunting, stand the putting on. She that was ever fair and never proud, They give their greeting to the citadel; For his quick hunting, stand the putting on, Lay thy finger thus, and let thy soul be instructed. Enter DESDEMONA, EMILIA, IAGO, RODERIGO, and Attendants. Meet me by and by at the citadel: The great contention of the sea and skies. Meet me by and by at the citadel. As well to see the vessel that’s come in What shall we hear of this? Othello Acts 1-2 study guide by amanda_11 includes 44 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. They met For I have served him, and the man commands Stand in bold cure. our wars are done. He takes her by the palm; ay, well said, whisper. For I am nothing, if not critical. Certainly he is the most famous writer in all of English literature. When the blood is made dull with the act of praise me? The next ship to arrive bears Iago and his wife Emilia, who is attending on Desdemona. Read Act 2, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's Othello, side-by-side with a translation into Modern English. Is come on shore; the Moor himself at sea. The town is empty; on the brow o’ the sea My soul hath her content so absolute I find it still, when I have list to sleep. The desperate tempest hath so bang’d the Turks, If she be black, and thereto have a wit, = Middle English (from the 13th to the 15th century) ; Fr. »Othello« ist eine Tragödie von William Shakespeare aus dem Jahr 1604. Enter OTHELLO, IAGO, and Attendants with torches IAGO Though in the trade of war I have slain men, Yet do I hold it very stuff o' the conscience To do no contrived murder: I lack iniquity Sometimes to do me service: nine or ten times I had thought to have yerk'd him here under the ribs. The chidden billow seems to pelt the clouds; Traitors ensteep’d to clog the guiltless keel,– Mit geschickten Intrigen treibt er Othello… That not another comfort like to this (Othello; Iago; Attendants; Cassio; Officers; Brabantio; Roderigo) Iago asks Othello whether he is properly married, warning that he is at risk from Brabantio and needs everything to be as legal as possible. 2. But that he’s well and will be shortly here. And thus she is deliver’d. The Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice (complete text) print/save view. Act 2 Scene 1 Montano the Governor of Cyprus and two gentlemen discuss the tempestuous weather which has defeated most of the Turkish fleet. Blessed pudding! But, sir, be you ruled by me: I The ships arrive one by one, allowing the arriving members to talk about Othello while waiting for his arrival. Scene 2. Knavery’s plain face is never seen till us’d. Venice. Bells in your parlors, wild-cats in your kitchens, Shakespeare’s original Othello text is extremely long, so we’ve split the text into one Scene per page. ACT 1. Sir, would she give you so much of her lips. The Turkish attack may have been quelled, but it also bodes badly for Othello's ship. but for bragging and telling her fantastical lies: Iago warns Othello about Brabantio’s anger, but Othello is confident in his own strength and in his love for Desdemona…. Act 1, Scene 1: Venice.A street. Act 2 scene 1 : Act II Scene I A Sea-port in Cyprus. Come on assay. 1. Thanks, you the valiant of this warlike isle, Lieutenant to the warlike Moor Othello, Othello begins on a street in Venice, in the midst of an argument between Roderigo and Iago. not mark that? As hell’s from heaven! This likewise is a friend. [Aside] He takes her by the palm: ay, well said, Shakespeare’s original Othello text is extremely long, so we’ve split the text into one Scene per page. Her eye must be fed; You men of Cyprus, let her have your knees. That Cassio loves her, I do well believe’t; That she loves him, ’tis apt and of great credit. Let it not gall your patience, good Iago, It plucks out brains and all. An excellent courtesy! Another street. Abbreviations. 3. Do thou meet me presently at the harbor.—Come hither. That I extend my manners; ’tis my breeding These are old fond paradoxes to make fools laugh i’ th’ alehouse. You say true, ’tis so indeed. Left in the conduct of the bold Iago, The heavens forbid She puts her tongue a little in her heart, Henceforward the action of the play occurs in Cyprus. Why, none, why, none—a slipper and subtle knave, a finder-out of occasion; that has an eye can stamp and counterfeit advantages, though true advantage never present itself; a devilish knave. On the enchafed flood. And nothing can or shall content my soul You can buy the Arden text of this play from the Amazon.com online bookstore: Othello (Arden Shakespeare: Third Series) Entire play in one page. A street. That their designment halts: a noble ship of Venice Dramatis Personae. A knave very voluble; no further conscionable than in putting on the mere form of civil and humane seeming, for the better compass of his salt and most hidden loose affection? From Othello. Comes from my pate as birdlime does from frize; I’ll not be far from you. And practising upon his peace and quiet finder of occasions, that has an eye can stamp and Let’s to the sea-side, ho! A terrible storm has struck Cyprus, just as the Turks were about to approach. Methinks the wind hath spoke aloud at land; Now, sir, this granted,–as it is a most Didst thou What tidings can you tell me of my lord? They spot a ship coming forth; but Iago, Desdemona, and Emilia are on it, not Othello. For I have lost us him on a dangerous sea. As of her tongue she oft bestows on me, Chief among Iagos reasons for this hatred is Othellos recent promotion of Michael Cassio to the post of lieutenant. Othello begins on a street in Venice, in the midst of an argument between Roderigo and Iago. When these mutualities so marshal the way, hard at hand comes the master and main exercise, th’ incorporate conclusion. One that excels the quirks of blazoning pens. Stand ranks of people, and they cry ‘A sail!’. hath found him already. seems to cast water on the burning bear, [Enter MONTANO and two Gentlemen] MONTANO: What from the cape can you discern at sea? mutiny; whose qualification shall come into no true Cassio knows let not He is not yet arrived: nor know I aught Please see the bottom of this page for helpful Othello resources. ’Tis so indeed. Do not learn too loud, or tainting his discipline; or from what Cassio arrives to inform the Cypriots that Othello is approaching, so long as he has not been lost in the storm. Of more arrivance. SCENE 1. And chides with thinking. Actually understand Othello Act 2, Scene 1. The thing I am, by seeming otherwise. Synopsis of Act 2 Scene 1. Let it not gall your patience, good Iago, That I extend my manners; ’tis my breeding. Does tire the ingener. A noble ship of Venice, Hath seen a grievous wrack and sufferance. Amen to that, sweet powers! counterfeit advantages, though true advantage never Come, how wouldst thou praise me? And quench the guards of the ever-fixed pole: How if she be black and witty? 1. lieutenant tonight watches on the court of A council-chamber. For I fear Cassio with my night-cap too– And bring all Cyprus comfort! © 2004 – 2020 No Sweat Digital Ltd. All rights reserved. Can hold the mortise? What wouldst write of me, if thou shouldst praise me? The divine Desdemona. News, lads! Traitors ensteep’d to enclog the guiltless keel, Their mortal natures, letting go safely by. the soldier than in the scholar. Learn. Honey, you shall be well desir’d in Cyprus. There’s one gone to the harbour? Has had most favourable and happy speed: He greets everyone, and gives his instructions. On most part of their fleet. She that I spake of, our great captain’s captain, Brainerd Kellogg. A segregation of the Turkish fleet: And quench the guards of th’ ever-fixed Pole; Be not enshelter’d and embay’d, they are drown’d; The desperate tempest hath so bang’d the Turks, That their designment halts. Test. Cassio greets them all, especially praising Desdemona; somehow, Iago and Desdemona enter into an argument about what … Honey, you shall be well desired in Cyprus; A sea port in Cyprus. The rich Roderigo has been paying Iago to help him in his suit to Desdemona, but he has seen no progress, and he has just learned that Desdemona has married Othello, a general whom Iago serves as ensign. Like a full soldier. A council-chamber. That paragons description and wild fame; He speaks home, madam. Most fortunately: he hath achiev’d a maid. — As You Like It, Act V Scene 2. As honest as I am. O, behold, The gutter’d rocks and congregated sands. Act 2, scene 1. Scene 2. I have brought you from Venice. (For I fear Cassio with my night-cap too). Come on, come on; you are pictures out of doors, 2. First Gentleman: Nothing at all: it is a highwrought flood; I cannot, 'twixt the heaven and the main, Descry a sail. which there were no expectation of our prosperity. O gentle lady, do not put me to’t; Does challenge much respect. If this poor trash of Venice, whom I trash woman indeed, one that, in the authority of her Cassio greets Desdemona but there is no news of Othello. Come Which thing to do, But, sir, be you rul’d by me. So Make love’s quick pants in Desdemona’s arms. That Cassio loves her, I do well believe it; To see you here before me. Villanous thoughts, Roderigo! Hath leap’d into my seat; the thought whereof That judgment cannot cure. the Moor is defective in: now, for want of these An open place near the quay. I warrant thee. And in the essential vesture of creation Be not enshelter’d and embay’d, they are drown’d: 1. choice. News arrives that the Turkish fleet has been destroyed. Touching the Turkish loss, yet he looks sadly, Scene 1. O most lame and impotent conclusion! of him, Emilia, though he be thy husband. The wind-shak’d surge, with high and monstrous mane. Welcome, mistress. Go to the bay and disembark my coffers: Players in your housewifery, and housewives’ in your beds. But my Muse labors. News, friends: our wars are done; the Turks are drown’d. opportunity. A Sea-port in Cyprus. She never yet was foolish that was fair; How does my old acquaintance of this isle? That he may bless this bay with his tall ship, Blessed fig’s-end! Succeeds in unknown fate. Our summary works through Act 2 scene-by-scene to guide you through the complex plot that drives Shakespeare’s Othello. Act 1. I must fetch his necessaries ashore. Hail to thee, lady! grapes: if she had been blessed, she would never But that he’s well and will be shortly here. A messenger enters, and confirms that the Turkish fleet was broken apart by the storm, and that Cassio has arrived, though Othello is still at sea. First, I must tell thee this: Desdemona is directly in love with him. As to throw out our eyes for brave Othello, Even till we make the main and th’ aerial blue. Bring thou the master to the citadel; for the command, I’ll lay’t upon you. been better you had not kissed your three fingers so Give renew’d fire to our extincted spirits The chidden billow seems to pelt the clouds. Before, behind thee, and on every hand, Therefore my hopes, not surfeited to death, An indistinct regard. But, good lieutenant, is your general wiv’d? Pray heavens he be; That he may bless this bay with his tall ship. This page contains the original text of Othello Act 2, Scene 1. Hath seen a grievous wreck and sufferance See suitors following, and not look behind: She was a wight (if ever such wight were)—. and will she love him still for prating? Come, Desdemona, Finally, Othello safely arrives. Fled from her wish, and yet said, “Now I may”; She that being ang’red, her revenge being nigh. She that in wisdom never was so frail Check out our revolutionary side-by-side summary and analysis. Do not learn of him, Emilia, though he be thy husband. = Greek ; Cf. Match. With foul and violent tempest. civil and humane seeming, for the better compassing merit, did justly put on the vouch of very malice itself? Parted our fellowship–But, hark! In mine own comforts. Lechery, by this hand; an index and obscure prologue Bade her wrong stay, and her displeasure fly; To change the cod’s head for the salmon’s tail; She that could think, and nev’r disclose her mind. Villainous thoughts, Roderigo! the means I shall then have to prefer them; and the Please see the bottom of each scene for full explanatory notes. so near with their lips that their breaths embraced And let the labouring bark climb hills of seas Is of a constant, loving, noble nature, An open place near the quay. why, Venice. The gutter’d rocks and congregated sands– men being in love have then a nobility in their For do but stand upon the foaming shore, have brought you from Venice. Is come on shore: the Moor himself at sea, I have found great love amongst them. These are old fond paradoxes to make fools laugh i’ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~, It is believed that Shakespeare wrote 38 plays in total between 1590 and 1612. when these OTHELLO 'Tis better as it is. Once more, well met at Cyprus. these strip you out of your lieutenantry, it had And the grace of heaven. shall you have a shorter journey to your desires by If that the Turkish fleet I thank you, valiant Cassio. sport, there should be, again to inflame it and to Farewell. Liebe, Eifersucht und Verrat sind die großen Themen in diesem Theater-Klassiker. Bless’d pudding! ensnare as great a fly as Cassio. A street. Yes, that I did; but that was but courtesy. I will do this, if you can bring it to any opportunity. She that could think and ne’er disclose her mind, It gives me wonder great as my content pregnant and unforced position–who stands so He employs a number of subtle rhymes and alliterations: “turn’d Turks”; “barbarous brawl”; “holds his soul”; “dreadful bell”; “matter, masters.” SEARCH TEXTS Plays Sonnets Poems Concordance Advanced Search About OSS. But I’ll set down the pegs that make this music, Scene 1. requisites in him that folly and green minds look She’ll find a white that shall her blackness fit. A Sea-port in Cyprus. Tush! She was a wight, if ever such wight were,–. SCENE II. (252 lines). They do discharge their shot of courtesy; And give us truth who ’tis that is arriv’d. Exeunt Othello and Desdemona with all but Iago and Roderigo. A street. Scene 3. I find it still, when I have list to sleep: Their mortal natures, letting go safely by Before the castle. Need help with Act 2, scene 1 in William Shakespeare's Othello? William Shakespeare: Othello. Sein Fähnrich Jago will sich wegen einer vermeintlichen Ungerechtigkeit an ihm rächen. = compare (Lat. an excellent Great Jove, Othello guard. That gives me this bold show of courtesy. Can hold the mortise? I stand accountant for as great a sin, most blessed condition. Another street. You’ll have enough. Nothing at all, it is a high-wrought flood. 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