Note to Othello, 5.2.12: "Promethean heat"


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Act 5, Scene 2, 12.
Promethean heat: i.e., divine heat (since Prometheus brought fire down from heaven).




Prometheus stealing fire from the gods
by Sir James Thornhill 1675-1734
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