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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • O my sweet, I prattle out of fashion, and I dote In mine own comforts.
  • ] 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.
  • You shall mark Many a duteous and knee-crooking knave That, doting on his own obsequious bondage, Wears out his time, much like his master’s ass, For nought but provender; and when he’s old, cashier’d: Whip me such honest knaves.
  • O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-ey’d monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on: that cuckold lives in bliss Who, certain of his fate, loves not his wronger; But O, what damned minutes tells he o’er Who dotes, yet doubts, suspects, yet strongly loves!

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  • She has doting parents.
  • She dotes upon her children.

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