Othello Act I quotes

I’m not who I appear to be Said by: Iago to: Roderigo Situation: trying to explain why he seems nice to Othello- I don’t really like Othello; I’m just acting like I do to get what I want
Let him do his spite. My services which I have done the signiory shall out-tongue his complaints Said by: Othello to: IagoSituation: in response to Iago telling him Brabantio is going to try to punish him in some way.. Let him try… The services I’ve done for the government will count more than his complaints
Whoe’er he be that in this foul proceeding hath thus beguiled your daughter of herself and you of her, the bloody book of law you shall yourself read in the bitter letter…” Said by: the Duke To: BrabantioSituation: after Brabantio complained to the Duke about his daughter being “stolen”Meaning: Whoever did this shall pay and you can decide what the punishment is
She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her that she did pity them.” Said by: Othello To: DukeSituation: explaining how Desdemona fell in love with himMeaning: She loved the stories of the dangers I had been in and I loved her for her interest
I think this tale would win my daughter too. Good Brabantio, take up this mangled matter at the best
And so much duty as my mother showed to you, preferring you before her father, so much I challenge that I may profess due to the Moor my lord
When remedies are past, the griefs are ended by seeing the worst, which late on hopes depended
The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief, he robs himself that spends a bootless grief said by: to:situation:meaning:
So please your Grace, my Ancient, a man he is of honesty and trust. To his conveyance I assign my wife said by: Othello to: Dukesituation:meaning: Iago is trustworthy and he’ll take care of my wife , Desdemona
If virtue no delighted beauty lack, Your son-in-law is far more fair than black. said by: Duke to: Brabantiosituation:meaning: Othello is beautiful (fair) because he’s good
Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see. She has deceived her father, and may thee Said by: Brabantio To: Othellosituation: After realizing he can’t do anything about the marriageMeaning: Look out for Desdemona, Othello. She deceived me, and she may deceive you.
My life upon her faith said by: to:situation:meaning:
What should I do? I confess it is my shame to be so fond, but it is not in my virtue to amend it said by: to:situation:meaning:
But we have reason to cool our raging motions, our carnal stings, our unbitted lusts. said by: to:situation:meaning: