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  1. Mar 2024
    1. The trust, the office I do hold of you,Not only take away, but let your sentenceEven fall upon my life.

      Willing to leverage, but also highlights another side to Othello -- he is a prideful man who has the need to prove things, to win in chivalry -- not so much her love, but the fact he has her love.

    2. To fall in love with what she feared to look on?

      Is she a mirror of Brabantio's own fears, and ideals, and therefore so appeals to him -- he compliments what he sees in Desdemona that resembles him, himself.

    3. I won his daughter.

      The diction is yet again paralleled to the military aspect that he just mentioned -- he is still a soldier, still a warlord, still someone that wins battles -- not an equal in love ?