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but the eldest Quarto has called it so ; and, if there be a various reading, Mr Pope is pretty good at taking tlie wrong one. The two elder Folios, and the Quarto in 1630, read, as I have restored to the text;

A noble ship of Venice. (22). The ship is here put in;

A Veronefto, Michael Caffio, &c ] But Michael Caffio was no Veronese; we find, from other passages in the play, he was of Rome, I read with the best copies, only altering the pointing;

The Thip is here put in,

A Veronella ; i. e. A veel properly belonging to the rate of Verona, but in the service of Venice: and Verona, I believe, does, by the Adige, fend down thips to tbe Adriatic,

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