No Fear Act 1 Scene 2
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IAGO

Those are the raisèd father and his friends.
30You were best go in.

IAGO

That’s her father and his friends, who’ve been roused out of bed. You’d better go inside.

OTHELLO

    Not I, I must be found.
My parts, my title, and my perfect soul
Shall manifest me rightly. Is it they?

OTHELLO

No, I must let them find me. My good qualities, my legal status as Desdemona’s husband, and my innocence will protect me. Is it them?

IAGO

By Janus, I think no.

IAGO

I don’t think so.
Enter CASSIO, with officers and torches
CASSIO enters with officers and men carrying torches.

OTHELLO

The servants of the Duke and my lieutenant?
35The goodness of the night upon you, friends!
What is the news?

OTHELLO

The servants of the Duke and my lieutenant? Hello, everyone! What’s going on?

CASSIO

    The Duke does greet you, general,
And he requires your haste-post-haste appearance,
Even on the instant.

CASSIO

The Duke sends his regards. He needs to see you right away.

OTHELLO

    What’s the matter, think you?

OTHELLO

What do you think he wants?

CASSIO

Something from Cyprus as I may divine.
40It is a business of some heat. The galleys
Have sent a dozen sequent messengers
This very night at one another’s heels,
And many of the consuls, raised and met,
Are at the Duke’s already. You have been hotly called for.
45When being not at your lodging to be found
The Senate hath sent about three several guests
To search you out.

CASSIO

Something about Cyprus. I think it’s important. The warships have sent a dozen messages tonight, one after the other, and many of the senators have been awakened and are at the Duke’s already. They’re very anxious for you to get there. When you weren’t at home, the Senate sent out three different search parties to find you.

OTHELLO

    'Tis well I am found by you.
I will but spend a word here in the house
And go with you.

OTHELLO

It’s good you found me. I’ll just speak a word or two here in the house and then I’ll go with you.
Exit
OTHELLO exits.