What is the origin of the idiom 'green with envy'?

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Green with envy is a saying in English which is used to refer to being jealousy of another person's progress. This typical tends rule over people's conscience and morals more so when it comes wanting to own passion, Money or even job at the expense of another party. Being green with envy is an extreme situation where confidence is undermined and relationships are destroyed beyond repair for the sake of acquiring something. There are a number of proposed origins for this idiom one of them being the Judeo-Christian tradition.
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Green with envy. very envious. Before Shakespeare, a green complexion (i.e. pale and sickly) was associated with other things besides envy: these included fear, ill-humor and illness
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Shakespeare described envy as the green sickness (Anthony and
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Green anoles are native to the U.S. and are found in the warmer regions between Texas and southern Virginia. They are most populous in Florida and South Carolina. An arboreal species
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Because it can be a sick color like an infection and envy is a sick emotion, perhaps. This requires some research and I am just the person to do that. I like this question. Maybe
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