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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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forsake
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • she forsook so many noble matches, Her father, and her country, and her friends,
  • You must forsake this room, and go with us: Your power and your command is taken off, And Cassio rules in Cyprus.
  • My mother had a maid call’d Barbara; She was in love; and he she lov’d prov’d mad And did forsake her: she had a song of "willow"; An old thing ’twas, but it express’d her fortune, And she died singing it: that song to-night Will not go from my mind; I have much to do But to go hang my head all at one side, And sing it like poor Barbara. pr’y thee, despatch.

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  • The country must reject and forsake terrorism.
  • With only twelve, the boldest and the best,
    I seek the adventure, and forsake the rest.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey

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