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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Jealous as a barren wife.
            —William Congreve
  Jealous as a pet greyhound.
            —Victor Hugo
  Jealous as a Spaniard.
            —Victor Hugo
  Jealous as a Spanish miser.
            —Charles Macklin
  As jealous as a nine-day’s lover.
            —Henry. C. Merivale
  Jealous as a Barbary cock pigeon over his hen.
            —William Shakespeare
  Jealous as a cat.
            —Giovanni Torriano (Italian Proverbs)
  Jealous as a couple of hairdressers.
            —Richard Chenevix Trench
  Jealous as a Venetian.
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