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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • If she be false, O, then heaven mocks itself!
  • What cannot be preserved when fortune takes, Patience her injury a mockery makes.
  • I mock you! no, by heaven.
  • Dost thou mock me?
  • O mistress, villainy hath made mocks with love!
  • Damn’d as thou art, thou hast enchanted her; For I’ll refer me to all things of sense, If she in chains of magic were not bound, Whether a maid so tender, fair, and happy, So opposite to marriage that she shunn’d The wealthy curled darlings of our nation, Would ever have, to incur a general mock, Run from her guardage to the sooty bosom Of such a thing as thou,—to fear, not to delight.
  • O, ’tis the spite of hell, the fiend’s arch-mock, To lip a wanton in a secure couch, And to suppose her chaste!
  • 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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  • I will not permit the defendant to make a mockery of this trial.
  • Abuses at Abu Ghraib made a mockery of American idealism.

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