(in Otway's Venice Preserved). Sir Walter Scott says,
“More tears have been shed for the sorrows of Belvidera and Monimia
than for those of Juliet and Desdemona.”
“And Belvidera pours her soul in love.”
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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