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IAGO

      At my lodging.

IAGO

At my house.

RODERIGO

I’ll be with thee betimes.

RODERIGO

I’ll be there early.

IAGO

    Go to, farewell.
Do you hear, Roderigo?

IAGO

Go home. Goodbye. Oh, and one more thing—

RODERIGO

315What say you?

RODERIGO

What is it?

IAGO

No more of drowning, do you hear?

IAGO

No more talk about killing yourself, okay?

RODERIGO

I am changed.

RODERIGO

I’ve changed my mind about that.

IAGO

Go to, farewell. Put money enough in your purse.

IAGO

Go then, goodbye. Put a lot of cash together.

RODERIGO

I’ll sell all my land.

RODERIGO

I’m going to sell all my land.
Exit
RODERIGO exits.

IAGO

320Thus do I ever make my fool my purse.
For I mine own gained knowledge should profane
If I would time expend with such a snipe
But for my sport and profit. I hate the Moor,
And it is thought abroad that ’twixt my sheets
325He’s done my office. I know not if ’t be true,
But I, for mere suspicion in that kind,
Will do as if for surety. He holds me well.
The better shall my purpose work on him.
Cassio’s a proper man. Let me see now,

IAGO

That’s how I always do it, getting money from fools. I’d be wasting my skills dealing with an idiot like that if I couldn’t get something useful out of him. I hate the Moor, and there’s a widespread rumor that he’s slept with my wife. I’m not sure it’s true, but just the suspicion is enough for me. He thinks highly of me. That’ll help. Cassio’s a handsome man. Let’s see, how can I