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General Crossword Questions for “iago”

  • Shakespearean villain
  • Ensign positioned east of Santiago
  • One by one by Shakespeare
  • Originator of intrigue in the past
  • I go after a truly evil character
  • One past villain
  • Turn on one, a villainous ensign
  • Villain! I take a turn

Encyclopedia

  • Iago is a fictional character in Shakespeare's Othello (c. 1601–04) Iago is a soldier and Othello's ancient (ensign or standard bearer). He is the husband of. — “Iago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Now transformed into a genie with unlimited powers but no free will, Jafar becomes trapped in his own lamp along with Iago, then tossed out into the desert by the Genie. In The Return of Jafar, Iago, sick of being ordered around, abandons Jafar and drops his lamp down a well. — “List of Disney's Aladdin characters - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The play opens with Roderigo, a rich and dissolute gentleman, complaining to Iago, a high-ranking soldier, that Iago has not told him about the secret marriage between Desdemona, the daughter of a Senator named Brabantio, and Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army. — “Othello - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • It had pleased heaven, he said, to bless him with three sons, the finest lads in Germany; but having in one week lost two of the eldest of them by the small-pox, and the youngest falling ill of the same distemper, he was afraid of being bereft of them all; and made a vow, if heaven would not take him from him also, he would go in gratitude to St. Iago in Spain. — “A Sentimental Journey” by Lawrence Sterne
  • His unremitting intellect is the hornmad Iago ceaselessly willing that the moor in him shall suffer. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • Thus the man, as well as the player, may condemn what he himself acts; nay, it is common to see vice sit as awkwardly on some men, as the character of Iago would on the honest face of Mr William Mills. — “Tom Jones” by Henry Fielding
  • OTHELLO. Iago is most honest. Michael, good night: to-morrow with your earliest Let me have speech with you.–[To Desdemona] Come, my dear love,– The purchase made, the fruits are to ensue; That profit's yet to come 'tween me and you.– Good-night. — “Othello” by William Shakespeare

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