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Maggie Smith was Desdemona, the victim of circumstance, in the 1965 Othello adaptation.
So let us be, with our Desdemona of rights, unlike Othello “that loved not wisely, but too well.”P.J. O’Rourke: Who Really Actually Wants This Bill of Rights?|P. J. O’Rourke|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Desdemona, providentially finding employment at a Detroit mosque, witnesses the founding of the Nation of Islam.
Their hit song, "Desdemona," was famously banned by the BBC thanks to Bolan's lyric, Lift up your Skirt and Fly.
I make no doubt Othello was quite right, and Desdemona was no better than she should be.Ernest Maltravers, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It is a serious matter, and if we do not want to play the Desdemona act we must take some timely precautions.Remarks|Bill Nye
Desdemona would have found him out if she had lived, you know.Heartbreak House|George Bernard Shaw
His poor mother gazed at him with extravagant envy and, like Desdemona, wished heaven had made her such a man.The Real Thing and Other Tales|Henry James
The Seraph had turned fatalist and was being squeezed nearer and nearer the "Desdemona."The Sixth Sense|Stephen McKenna