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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • Worthy Othello, I am hurt to danger: Your officer, Iago, can inform you,— While I spare speech, which something now offends me,— Of all that I do know: nor know I aught By me that’s said or done amiss this night: Unless self-charity be sometimes a vice, And to defend ourselves it be a sin When violence assails us.

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