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Used in
Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • I know our country disposition well; In Venice they do let heaven see the pranks They dare not show their husbands; their best conscience Is not to leave undone, but keep unknown.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Most humbly, therefore, bending to your state, I crave fit disposition for my wife; Due reference of place and exhibition; With such accommodation and besort As levels with her breeding.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …that he hath devoted and given up himself to the contemplation, mark, and denotement of her parts and graces:—confess yourself freely to her; importune her help to put you in your place again: she is of so free, so kind, so apt, so blessed a disposition, she holds it a vice in her goodness not to do more than she is requested: this broken joint between you and her husband entreat her to splinter; and, my fortunes against any lay worth naming, this crack of your love shall grow stronger…  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a kind disposition
as in: disposition of the matter
as in: disposition of the assets
as in: a disposition to learn
as in: strategic troop disposition
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