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Cupid
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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Cupid
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Othello, the Moor of Venice
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  • …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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  • Cupid is the Roman counterpart to the Greek Eros.
  • I swear to thee by Cupid’s strongest bow,
    William Shakespeare  --  A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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