Arabian Trees

Othello, [5.2.352-360]. Othello. “Then must you speak/ Of one that lov’d not wisely but too well;/ Of one not easily jealous, but, being wrought,/ Perplex’d in the extreme; of one whose hand,/ Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away/ Richer than all his tribe; of one whose subdu’d eyes,/ Albeit unused to the melting mood/ Drops tears as fast as the Arabian trees/ Their medicinal gum.”

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    […] Tree (acacia?): pheonix and turtle; medicinal gums of Othello, [5.2.352-360]; Tempest, […]

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