Types of love in Othello: Othello (part 1)

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Romantic love

Jealousy

  • "But that i love the gentle Desdemona" (1.1.25)
  • "She loved my for the dangers i have passed/ I loved her that she did pity them" (1.3.166-7)
  • "I have but an hour/ Of love, of worldly matters and direction/ To spend with thee" (1.3.294-6)
  • O, my fair warrior!" (2.1.175)
  • "It gives me wonder as great as my content/ To see you here before me" (2.1.175-6)
  • "O, my soul's joy/ If after every tempest came such calms" (2.1.176-7)
  • "If it were now to die/ 'Twere now to be most happy" (2.1.181-2)
  • "It is too much of joy" (2.1.189)
  • "Sweeting: come away to bed" (2.3.233)
  • "Sweet Desdemon" (3.3.55)
  • "I will deny thee nothing (3.3.76 & 83)
  • "But i do love thee; and when i love thee not/ Chaos is come again" (3.3.91-2)
  • "Tis not to make me jealous/ To say my wife is fair, feeds well, loves company/ Is free of speech, sings, plays and dances well" (3.3.185-7)
  • "Where virtue is, these are more virtuous" (3.3.188)
  • "I do not think but Desdemona's honest" (3.3.227)
  • "If she be false, O then heaven mocks itself/ I'll not believe it" (3.3.280-1)
  • "Chuck" (3.4.45)
  • "When my fate would have me wive/ To give it her" (3.3.60-1)
  • "A fine woman, a fair woman, a sweet woman!" (4.1.169-170)
  • "O, the world hath not a sweeter creature!" (4.1.174)
  • "O, she will sing the savageness out of a bear" (4.1.178-9)
  • "Yet I'll not shed her blood/ Nor scar that whiter skin of her than snow/ And smooth as monumental alabaster" (5.2.3-5)
  • "I know not where is that Promethean heat/ That can thy light relume" (5.2.12-3)
  • "O, balmy breath, that dost almost persuade/ Justice to break her sword!" (5.2.16-7)
  • "I would not kill thy unprepared spirit/ ... I would not kill thy soul" (5.2.31-2)
  • "I would not have thee linger in thy pain" (5.2.88)
  • "Of one that loved not wisely but too well" (5.2.340)
  • "Of one whose hand/ Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away/ Richer than all his tribe" (5.2.342-4)
  • "O beware, my lord, of jealousy/ It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock/ The meat it feeds on" (3.3.167-9)
  • "Thinks thou i'd make a life of jealousy" (3.3.179)
  • "Look to your wife, observe her well with Cassio" (3.3.199)
  • "I do not think but Desdemona's honest" (3.3.227)
  • "That we can call these delicate creatures ours/ And not their appetites" (3.3.271-2)
  • "Fear not my government" (3.3.258)
  • "I had rather be a toad/ And live upon the vapour ,of a dungeon/ Than keep a corner in the thing i love/ For other's use" (3.3272-5)
  • "Trifles light as air/ Are to the jealous confirmations strong" (3.3.323-4)
  • "Thou hast set me on the rack" (3.3.336)
  • "What sense had i of her stolen hours of lust?" (3.3.339)
  • "I found not Cassio's kisses on her lips" (3.3.342)
  • "I had been happy if the general camp/ Pioners and all, had tasted her sweet body/ So I had nothing  known" (3.3.346-8)
  • "Be sure to prove my love a whore" (3.3.360)
  • "Give me the ocular proof" (3.3.361)
  • "I think my wife be honest, and think she is not" (3.3.385)
  • "Her name, that was fresh/ As Dian's visage, is now begrimed and black/ As mine own face" (3.3.387-9)
  • "Damn her, lewd minx! O, damn her, damn her!" (3.3.476)
  • "For here's a young and sweating devil here" (3.4.38)
  • "Is't lost? Is't gone? Speak; is't out of th'way?" (3.4.76)
  • "The handkerchief" (3.4.85 & 88 & 89 & 92)
  • "Naked in bed, Iago, and not mean harm?/ It is hypocrisy against the devil" (4.1.5-6)
  • "Lie with her? Lie on her?" (4.1.35)
  • "So, so, so, so: they laugh that wins" (4.1.119)
  • "That should be my handkerchief" (4.1.151)
  • "To be discarded thence/ Or keep it as a cistern for foul toads/ To knot and gender in!" (4.2.58-60)
  • "Thy bed, lust-stained, shall with lust's blood be spotted" (5.1.36)
  • "I saw the handkerchief" (5.2.66)
  • "Cassio did top her" (5.2.137)
  • "Of one not easily jealous but, being wrought" (5.2.341)

Love & Cruelty/Violence

Love & Regret

  • "O, monstrous, monstrous!" (3.3.428)
  • "I'll tear her all to pieces!" (3.3.432)
  • "All my fond love thus do i blow to heaven/ 'Tis gone" (3.3.446-7)
  • "O, blood, blood, blood!" (3.3.453)
  • "Even so my bloody thoughts with violent pace/ Shall ne'er look back, ne'er ebb to humble love" (3.3.458)
  • "In the due reverence of sacred vow/ I here engage my words" (3.3.462-3)
  • "Damn her, lewd minx! O, damn her, damn her!" (3.3.476)
  • "For the fair devil" (3.3.479)
  • "This hand is moist" (3.4.32)
  • "For here's a young and sweating devil here" (3.4.38)
  • "How should i murder him Iago?" (4.1.162)
  • "I would have him nine years a-killing" (4.1.169)
  • "I will chop her into messes" (4.1.188)
  • "Cuckold me!" (4.1.188)
  • "Strangle her in her bed, even the bed she hath contaminated" (4.1.195-6)
  • "The justice of it pleases" (4.1.197)
  • "Devil [He strikes her]" (4.1.230)
  • "O devil, devil!" (4.1.234)
  • "Sir, she can turn, and turn, and yet go on/ And turn again" (4.1.243-5)
  • "And she's obedient; as you say, obedient/ Very obedient" (4.1.246-7)
  • "This is a subtle whore" (4.2.20)
  • "Impudent strumpet" (4.2.80)
  • "What, not a whore?"  (4.2.85)
  • "I took you for that cunning whore of Venice/ That married with Othello" (4.2.88-89)
  • "Yet she must die, or else she'll betray more men" (5.2.6)
  • "Put out the light and then put out the light" (5.2.7)
  • "I will kill thee/ And love thee after" (5.2.18-9)
  • "Out Strumpet! Weep'st thou for him to my face" (5.2.78)
  • "Down, strumpet" (5.2.79)
  • "Twas i that killed her" (5.2.131)
  • "I kiss thee ere I kill thee: no way but this/ Killing myself, to die upon a kiss" (5.2.354-5)
  • "But yet the pity of it, Iago! O Iago, the pity of it, Iago!" (4.1.184-5)
  • "When I have plucked thy rose/ I cannot give it vital growth again" (5.2.13-4)
  • "My wife, my wife! What wife? I have no wife" (5.2.98)
  • "Methinks it should be now a huge eclipse/ Of sun and moon, and th'affrighted globe/ Should yawn at alteration" (5.2.100-3)
  • "Sweet love grows harsh" (5.2.117)
  • "O! O! O!" (5.2.197)
  • "Cold, cold my girl,/ Even like thy chastity" (5.273-4)
  • "Roast me in sulphur!/ Wash me in the steep-down gulfs of liquid fire!" (5.2.277-8)
  • "O Desdemon! Dead Desdemon! Dead! O! O!" (5.2.279)

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