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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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wanton
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • Oh, ’tis the spite of hell, the fiend’s arch-mock,
    To lip a wanton in a secure couch,
    And to suppose her chaste. No, let me know,
  • Our general cast us thus early for the love of his Desdemona; who let us not therefore blame: he hath not yet made wanton the night with her; and she is sport for Jove.
  • …young affects In me defunct,—and proper satisfaction; But to be free and bounteous to her mind: And heaven defend your good souls, that you think I will your serious and great business scant For she is with me: no, when light-wing’d toys Of feather’d Cupid seel with wanton dullness My speculative and offic’d instruments, That my disports corrupt and taint my business, Let housewives make a skillet of my helm, And all indign and base adversities Make head against my estimation!

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  • She is known for wanton behavior.
  • The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy.
    Reverend Sean Parker Dennison

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