The hero of Marlow's tragedy, The Jew of Malta.
“A mere monster, brought in with a large painted nose ... He kills in
sports, poisons whole nunneries, invents infernal machines. ... ” —C. Lamb.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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