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Warrior, a soldier: Sonn. 25, 9. Err. V, 367. Mids. II, 1, 71 (your w. love, i. e. the Amazon Hippolyta). H4A III, 2, 113. IV, 4, 26. V, 4, 23. H5 III, 5, 31. IV, 3, 10. IV, 3, 10 H6A II, 3, 82. III, 3, 22. IV, 7, 55. H6C I, 4, 14. H6C I, 4, 14 II, 1, 209. IV, 8, 64. V, 4, 51. Troil. III, 1, 162. IV, 5, 200. Cor. I, 6, 32. II, 1, 206. V, 3, 62. Tit. I, 25. IV, 2, 180. V, 1, 1. Caes. II, 2, 19. Ant. IV, 8, 24. Othello calls Desdemona, who has accompanied him on his expedition, his “fair w.,” Oth. II, 1, 184; and she, with evident allusion to this address, calls herself an “unhandsome w.” III, 4, 151. It has been alleged that English imitators of French sonneteers frequently gave their mistresses the appellation of warriors (guerrières); but those passages from Othello do not prove that Shakespeare was among them.
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