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Desdemona Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Desdemona
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“My noble father, I do perceive here a divided duty. To you I am bound for life and education. My life and education both do learn me How to respect you. You are the lord of duty. I am hitherto your daughter. But here’s my husband, And so much duty as my mother showed To you, preferring you before her father, So much I challenge that I may profess Due to the Moor my lord.”
William Shakespeare
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Othello
book
Desdemona
character
loyalty
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“She, in spite of nature, Of years, of country, credit, every thing, To fall in love with what she feared to look on! It is a judgment maimed and most imperfect That will confess perfection so could err Against all rules of nature.”
Desdemona
Othello
Brabantio
characters
menacing
concept
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“She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her that she did pity them.”
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“I kissed thee ere I killed thee: no way but this, Killing myself, to die upon a kiss.”
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“Ay, let her rot, and perish and be damned tonight, for she shall not live. No, my heart is turned to stone. I strike it, and it hurts my hand. O, the world hath not a sweeter creature! She might lie by an emperor’s side and command him tasks.”
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“Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see. She has deceived her father, and may thee.”

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