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Cassio (in Shakespeare’s Othello)

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Michael Cassio was a Florentine, and Othello’s lieutenant. Iago made him drunk, and then set on Roderiʹgo to quarrel with him. Cassio wounded Roderigo, and a brawl ensued, which offended Othello. Othello suspended Cassio, but Iago induced Desdemoʹna to plead for his restoration. This interest in Cassio, being regarded by the Moor as a confirmation of Desdemona’s illicit love, hinted at broadly by Iago, provoked the jealousy of Othello. After the death of the Moor, Cassio was appointed governor of Cyprus.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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