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Man … Monkey


The Bedouins affirm that the monkeys of Mount Kara were once human beings, thus transformed for disobedience to their prophet. The Arabs have a similar tradition, that the monkey (Nasnâs) and the ape (Wabâr) were once human beings.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Mamma, Mother
Mammon of Unrighteousness (The)
Mammon’s Cave
Mammoth Cave (The)
Man (Isle of)
Man Friday (A)
Man … Monkey
Man-Mountain or Quinbus Flestrin
Man Proposes
Man Threefold
Man in Black (The)
Man in the Iron Mask (The)
Man in the Moon (The)
Man of Belial
Man of Blood
Man of Blood and Iron (The)
Man of Brass (The)