Othello + Trifles

“Even now, now, very now, an old black ram/Is tupping your white ewe.” (Act l) Iago
“She has deceived her father, and may thee.” (Act I) Brabantio
“My life upon her faith.” (Act I) Othello
“If virtue no delighted beauty lack/Your son-in-law is far more fair than black. (Act I) Duke
“I have told thee often, and I retell thee again and again, I hate the Moor.” (Act I) Iago
“I have very poor and unhappy brains for drinking. I could well wish courtesy would invent some other custom of entertainment.” (Act II) Cassio
“Our general’s wife is now the general.” (Act II) Iago
“Men should be what they seem,/Or those that be not, would they seem none.” (Act III) Iago
“Oh, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock/The meat it feeds on. That cuckold lives in bliss/Who, certain of his fate, loves not his wronger;/But O, what damned minutes tells he o’er/Who dotes yet doubts, suspects yet strongly loves.” (Act III) Iago
“O curse of marriage!/That we can call these delicate creatures ours/And not their appetites! (Act III) OTHELLO
“Villain, be sure thou prove my love a wh*re!/Be sure of it, give me the ocular proof…” (Act III) OTHELLO
“‘Tis not a year or two shows us a man./They are all stomachs, and we all but food;/They eat us hungerly, and when they are full/They belch us.” (Act III) EMILIA
“My mother had a maid called Barbary;/She was in love, and he she loved proved mad/And he did forsake her. She had a ‘Song of Willow’—An old thing ’twas, but it expressed her fortune—/And she died singing it.” (Act IV) DESDEMONA
“‘Twill out, ’twill out! I peace?/No, I will speak as liberal as the north;/Let heaven and men and devils, let them all,/All, all cry shame against me, yet I’ll speak!” (Act V) EMILIA
“Ah, loyal to your sex, I see.” County Attorney
“I don’t think a place’d be any cheerfuller for John Wright’s being in it.” Mrs. Hale
“I’d hate to have men coming into my kitchen, snooping around and criticizing.” Mrs. Hale
“But Mrs Hale, the law is the law.” Mrs. Peters

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