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" Tis not to make me jealous To say my wife is fair, feeds well, loves company, Is free of speech, sings, plays, and dances well; Where virtue is, these are more virtuous. Nor from mine own weak merits will I draw The smallest fear or doubt of her revolt;... "
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Myth and Ideology in Contemporary Brazilian Fiction

Daphne Patai - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 260 pages
...narrative that Barroso uses as an epigraph. Desdemona is characterized by Othello as being a woman who is "fair, feeds well, loves company,/ Is free of speech, sings, plays, and dances well" (act 3, sc. 3). Maria Corina is of the same type. The very attractiveness of such women, their love...
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Othello

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1989 - 136 pages
...such exsufflicate and blown* surmises, Matching thy inference. 'Tis not to make me jealous To say my wife is fair, feeds well, loves company. Is free of speech, sings, plays and dances well; 190 Where virtue is, these are more virtuous: 191 Nor from mine own weak merits will I draw 192 The...
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Jealousy: Experiences and Solutions

Hildegard Baumgart - Psychology - 1990 - 356 pages
...with the reality principle: he says that there is no cause to be jealous, when everybody sees that "my wife is fair, feeds well, loves company, Is free of...dances well; Where virtue is, these are more virtuous" (3.3). Even his own deficiencies, as he attempts to convince himself, do not have to cause his anxiety:...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...such exsufflicate and blown surmises, Matching thy inference. 'Tis not to make me jealous To say my t stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honors, or...fair: Dull would he be of soul who could pass by doubt; when I doubt, prove; And on the proof, there is no more but this — Away at once with love...
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The Masks of Othello: The Search for the Identity of Othello, Iago, and ...

Marvin Rosenberg - Literary Criticism - 1961 - 313 pages
...allowed the vulgar figure, Exchange me for a goat . . . (Ill, iii, 209-212) nor a few lines later, Nor from mine own weak merits will I draw The smallest...doubt of her revolt; For she had eyes and chose me. (216-218)11 The Smock Alley Othello may have partly controlled the overt evidence of his inner trouble,...
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Othello

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1992 - 147 pages
...thy inference. 'Tis not to make me jealous, To say my wife is fair, feeds well, loves company, 3, 3 Where virtue is, these are more virtuous; Nor from mine own weak merits will I draw 190 The smallest fear or doubt of her revolt; For she had eyes and chose me. No, lago: I'll see before...
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Appropriating Shakespeare: Contemporary Critical Quarrels

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 508 pages
...Desdemona's social graces only enhance her virtue, and that despite his 'own weak merits' he has no 'fear or doubt of her revolt; / For she had eyes and chose me' (186ff). This is an important stage in lago's manipulation, for he has now managed to tie all his seemingly...
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Otello. Testo originale a fronte

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 301 pages
...vuoti come quelli IAGO Matching thy inference. 'Tis not to make me jealous To say my wife is fair, loves company, Is free of speech, sings, plays, and...had eyes and chose me. No, lago, I'll see before I doubt; when I doubt, prove; And on the proof, there is no more but this : Away at once with love or...
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Shakespeare, Sex and the Print Revolution

Gordon Williams - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 274 pages
...But, as Carol Neely says, Desdemona shows no class consciousness.57 She is friendly and outgoing: 'my wife is fair, feeds well, loves company, / Is free of speech, sings, plays, and dances well' (III.iii.188). Othello can take pleasure in her extroversion since, thus far, he has no prompting 'To...
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Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender

Shirley Nelson Garner, Madelon Sprengnether - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 326 pages
...as a protest against his wife's destruction. But it is too late; the assertive and lively woman who "is fair, feeds well, loves company, / Is free of speech, sings, plays, and dances well" has disappeared, along with the troublesome contradictions of the heroics of marriage. Her chastity...
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