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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • I know a lady in Venice would have walked barefoot to Palestine for a touch of his nether lip.
  • — Alas, why gnaw you so your nether lip?

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  • Intently he listened for any sound from the nether world...
    James Matthew Barrie  --  The Adventures of Peter Pan
  • ...she could not bear a coarse word, so far as her limited vocabulary reached she had a passion for euphemisms, and she scented indecency everywhere; she never spoke of trousers but referred to them as nether garments...
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage

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