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" I had a friend that lov'd her, I should but teach him how to tell my story, And that would woo her. "
The Works of Mr. William Shakespear: In Eight Volumes. Adorn'd with Cuts - Page 175
by William Shakespeare - 1709
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Shakespeare the Playwright: A Companion to the Complete Tragedies, Histories ...

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 1996 - 865 pages
...not heard it. yet she wish'd That heaven had made her such a man. She thank'd me. And bade me, if 1 had a friend that lov'd her, I should but teach him how to tell my story. And that would woo her. (I, iii, 158-166) Here is the crux of their relationship. Desdemona fell in love not with a man, but...
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Otello. Testo originale a fronte

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 301 pages
...wished That heaven had made her such a man. She thanked me, And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her, I should but teach him how to tell my story, And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake: She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her, that she did pity them. This only...
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Evolutionary Paleobiology

James W. Valentine - Science - 1996 - 484 pages
...faith, 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange; Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful: . . . she thank'd me, I should but teach him how to tell my story. And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake: She lov'd me for the dangers I had pass'd. And I lov'd her that she did pity them. And so, the...
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Othello

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 306 pages
...wished That heaven had made her such a man. She thanked me, And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her, I should but teach him how to tell my story, And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake. She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her, that she did pity them. This only...
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Faultlines: Cultural Materialism and the Politics of Dissident Reading

Alan Sinfield - English literature - 1992 - 365 pages
...of my life" (1.3.129), and this story attracted Desdemona. She asked to hear it through, observing, if I had a friend that lov'd her, I should but teach...him how to tell my story, And that would woo her. (1.3.163-65) So the action advances through a contest of stories, and the conditions of plausibility...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - Drama - 2001 - 361 pages
...had not heard it, yet she wish'd That heaven had made her such a man. She thank'd me, And bade me, if had a friend that lov'd her, I should but teach him how to tell my story, And that would woo her. (I, iii, 158-166) Here is the crux of their relationship. Desdemona has fallen in love not with a man,...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Characters and characteristics in literature - 2001 - 734 pages
...wished /That heaven had made her such a man. She thanked me / And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her, / I should but teach him how to tell my story /And that would woo her. Upon this hint I spake: / She loved me for the dangers I had passed / And I loved her that she did pity them. [I. iii....
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Writing Prejudices: The Psychoanalysis and Pedagogy of Discrimination from ...

Robert Samuels - Psychology - 2001 - 196 pages
...that Desdemona responded to his story by thanking him and saying that "if I had a friend that loved her, / I should but teach him how to tell my story, / And that would woo her" (1.3.164-66). It is clear from this passage that Othello's story and his value can be detached from...
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Speech and Performance in Shakespeare's Sonnets and Plays

David Schalkwyk, Academic Director of Global Shakespeare David Schalkwyk - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 262 pages
...for my pains a world of kisses [sighs - QJ. She thanked me, And bade me, if I had a friend that loved her, I should but teach him how to tell my story, And that would woo her (Othello, 1.3.157-165) it fulfils a fantasy expressed by Astrophil: Then thinke, my deare, that you...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 46

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2002 - 280 pages
...hinting privately to Othello of her feelings for him when she 'bade me, if I had a friend that loved her, / I should but teach him how to tell my story, / And that would woo her' (1.3.163-5). Thus there was aptness as well as affection in Othello's greeting her on his arrival in...
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