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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Monster (The).
 
Renwick Williams, a wretch who used to prowl about London, wounding respectable women with a double-edged knife. He was convicted of several offences in July, 1790.   1
   The green-eyed monster. Jealousy; so called by Shakespeare in Othello.   2
       
“Beware of Jealousy
It is a green-eyed monster that doth mock
The meat it feeds on.”
       
Act iii. 3.
 


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