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Old Age Restored to Youth


La fontaine de Jouvence fit rejovenir la gent.” The broth of Medea did the same. Grinding old men young. Ogier’s Ring (q.v.) restored the aged to youth again. The Dancing Water restores the aged woman to youth and beauty. (See Water.)

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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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