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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Spoon
 
This is a devil, and no monster; I will leave him; I have no long spoon.
        Shakespeare.—The Tempest, Act II. Scene 2. (Stephano to Trinculo.)
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He must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.
        Shakespeare.—Comedy of Errors, Act IV. Scene 3. (Dromio of Syracuse to Antipholus of Syracuse.)
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