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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"No Meer Amatorious Novel?" Politics, Poetics, and Hermeneutics in Milton's Prose.
Perhaps no passage in Plutarch's essay seems more particularly relevant to Shakespeare's Othello than the one in which Plutarch describes how a skillful flatterer can provoke discord and jealousy between loved ones, and especially between lovers: in amatorious and love matters they pass [i.e., surpass themselves]: there you shall have them most of all to come over those whom they flatter and lay on load; to them they will join close, and set them on flaming fire.