Iago

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Iago the villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife
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Usage

In literature:

I do not care whether I go from Saint Domingo, or by Saint Iago, so as to sail from Port Plate.
"The Hour and the Man" by Harriet Martineau
He was a crafty Iago, and the Marquis, born in a rose-garden and brought up in a hot-house, was guileless and trusting.
"Roosevelt in the Bad Lands" by Hermann Hagedorn
These ear-rings are the handkerchief, and Mrs. Bethune is the Iago.
"Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations" by William Howe
The hogs and dogs are descendants of animals that escaped from the wreck of the Spanish galleon Santo Iago in 1527.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
Now it was the seizure and condemnation of a Spanish merchantman, the "Sant' Iago," on a somewhat similar charge.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
While she waits, "Iago" comes in upon her.
"Browning's England" by Helen Archibald Clarke
Shakespeare no more hates Iago than Iago hates himself.
"Bunyan" by James Anthony Froude
It is Iago, and Timon, and Coriolanus, and Anthony, and Cleopatra, who really interest him.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
Edmund is equally base and cruel; but compared with Iago he is a coarse, low, brutal, and rabid animal.
"The Galaxy" by Various
Even Iago had a wife, and, what is far stranger, he was jealous.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Othello seems more poignantly emotional in the presence of the coldly intellectual Iago.
"Materials and Methods of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
The character of Iago is one of the subtlest studies of intelligent depravity ever created by man.
"An Introduction to Shakespeare" by H. N. MacCracken
Iago here turns the character of poor Desdemona, as it were, inside out.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
Richard and Iago are subservient to the plot.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
In Ireland he performed Othello, with Edmund Kean as Iago.
"The Upward Path" by Various
Iago, Burgos, Chapel of St., 60.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
As Iago he is insidiously great, as Rigoletto overwhelming and thrilling.
"Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday" by Henry C. Lahee
To Kean's Othello nevertheless he played Iago on several occasions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
Iago may be morally horrible and Imogen stainlessly pure.
"Oscar Wilde: Art and Morality"
TOWER OF THE CHURCH OF SANT' IAGO DE LA VEGA.
"An Architect's Note-book in Spain" by Matthew Digby Wyatt
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In poetry:

By the blessed Saint Iago,
He hath vowed immortal hatred
To these circumcised intruders
Who pollute the soil of Spaniards.
"Don Pedrillo" by Emma Lazarus

In news:

Now, are you ready for Athena, Brutus, Caesar, and Iago.
In particular, Auden disturbed people with the idea that Iago was "the most honest character" in Othello.
Does Iago have a thing for Desdemona.
He Murdered His Friends, Now ' Iago ' Moves On.
Iago 's Favorites of 2010.
Jovino Santos Neto & Weber Iago Live at Caramoor Adventure.
Ron Kaplan and Weber Iago Saloon: The Ron Kaplan/Weber Iago Album Kapland Records.
Weber Iago Children of the Wind Adventure.
The Rio-born composer and pianist Weber Iago 's Children of the Wind (Adven-ture) is strongly reminiscent of Oregon.
A Down-to-Earth Iago , Evil Made Ordinary.
A Lumpen Iago Whose Drives Are Out of Control.
Gil Faison as Othello and David Henderson as Iago.
Owiso Odera as Othello and Ian Merrill Peakes as Iago in Folger Theatre's production.
Picture Iago, plotting to dupe Cassio, who was appointed by Othello to the post that Iago craved.
Conjuring up a vision of camaraderie for all to see, Iago embraces the victor.
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