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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • Like to the Pontic Sea, Whose icy current and compulsive course Ne’er feels retiring ebb, but keeps due on To the Propontic and the Hellespont; Even so my bloody thoughts, with violent pace, Shall ne’er look back, ne’er ebb to humble love, Till that a capable and wide revenge Swallow them up.

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  • It is a compulsive behavior.
  • He was known to be a compulsive gambler and a pretty consistent loser.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men

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