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ACT II
Scene II. [Cyprus. Before Othello's Castle.]

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men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away
their brainsl that we should with joy, pleasance, revel,
and applause transform ourselves into beastsl
Iago. Why, but you are now well enough. How came
you thus recovered?
300
Cas. It bath pleased the devil drunkenness to give
place to the devil wrath. One unperfectness shows me
another, to make me frankly despise myself.
lago. Come, you are too severe a moraler. As the time,
the place, and the condition of this country stands, I
305
could heartily wish this had not so befall'n; but since it is
as it is, mend it for your own good.
Cas. I will ask him for my place again: he shall tell me
I am a drunkard! Had I as many mouths as Hydra, such
an answer would stop them all. To be now a sensible
310
man, by-and-by a fool, and presently a beast! O strange!
Every inordinate cup is unblest, and the ingredient is a devil.
lago. Come, come, good wine is a good familiar creature
if it be well used. Exclaim no more against it. And,
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good Lieutenant, I think you think I love you.
Cas. I have well approved it, sir I drunk?
Iago. You or any man living may be drunk at a time,
man. I'll tell you what you shall do. Our General's wife is
now the General. I may say so in this respect, for that he
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bath devoted and given up himself to the contemplation,
mark, and denotement of her parts and graces. Confess
yourself freely to her. Importune her help to put you in
your place again. She is of so free, so kind, so apt, so
blessed a disposition she holds it a vice in her goodness
325
not to do more than she is requested. This broken joint

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296. pleasance: merriment
297. applause: sociability
302. frankly: unreservedly
308. Hydra: a multi-headed monster of Greek mythology
310. presently: almost immediately after
311. inordinate: in excess of moderation
313. familiar: friendly, with a pun on "familiar," a benevolent spirit as compared with the devil Cassio says inhabits wine
316. approved: confirmed; see IL [iii.] 214.
323. free: generous; apt: responsive

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