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A3, S1: Clown: "O thereby hangs a tale"

Phallic pun - comedic line - the clown provides relief from rising tension


A3, S1: Cassio: "I never knew / A Florentine more kind and honest"

Shows how he trusts Iago - states that he never knew one of his own countrymen to be as kind as Iago