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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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construe
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • ] Now will I question Cassio of Bianca, A housewife that, by selling her desires, Buys herself bread and clothes: it is a creature That dotes on Cassio,—as ’tis the strumpet’s plague To beguile many and be beguil’d by one:— He, when he hears of her, cannot refrain From the excess of laughter:—here he comes:— As he shall smile Othello shall go mad; And his unbookish jealousy must construe Poor Cassio’s smiles, gestures, and light behavior Quite in the wrong.

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  • Juries can construe evidence to mean something it does not.
  • The executive branch does not construe the provision as requiring it to share additional information with Congress.

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