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Enter OTHELLO, DESDEMONA, CASSIO, and attendants
OTHELLO, DESDEMONA, CASSIO and attendants enter.



OTHELLO
Good Michael, look you to the guard tonight.
Let’s teach ourselves that honorable stop
Not to outsport discretion.
OTHELLO
Good Michael, keep a careful eye on the guards tonight. Let’s exercise restraint and not let the party get too wild.


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CASSIO
Iago hath direction what to do,
But notwithstanding with my personal eye
Will I look to ’t.
CASSIO
Iago has orders what to do. But I’ll see to it personally anyway.





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OTHELLO
    Iago is most honest.
Michael, good night. Tomorrow with your earliest
Let me have speech with you.—
Come, my dear love,
The purchase made, the fruits are to ensue:
That profit’s yet to come ’tween me and you.
Good night.
OTHELLO
Iago’s a good man. Goodnight, Michael. Come talk to me tomorrow as early as you can.—Come with me, my dear love. Now that the wedding’s over, we can have the pleasure of consummating our marriage. Good night, everyone.
Exeunt OTHELLO, DESDEMONA, and attendants
OTHELLO and DESDEMONA exit with their attendants.
Enter IAGO
IAGO enters.

CASSIO
Welcome, Iago. We must to the watch.
CASSIO
Hello, Iago. It’s time for us to stand guard.

IAGO
Not this hour, lieutenant, ’tis not yet ten o' the clock. Our general cast us thus early for the love of his Desdemona—who let us not therefore blame. He hath not yet made wanton the night with her, and she is sport for Jove.
IAGO
Not yet, lieutenant. It’s not even ten o'clock. The general got rid of us early tonight so he could be with Desdemona.—I can’t blame him. He hasn’t spent the night with her yet, and she’s beautiful enough to be

Jove’s

Jove is the head of the gods in Roman mythology.

Jove’s
lover.

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CASSIO
She’s a most exquisite lady.
CASSIO
She’s an exquisitely beautiful lady.

IAGO
And, I’ll warrant her, full of game.
IAGO
And I bet she’s good in bed too.

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