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Tireʹsias

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Blind as Tireʹsias. Tiresias the Theban by accident saw Atheʹna bathing, and the goddess struck him with blindness by splashing water in his face. She afterwards repented doing so, and, as she could not restore his sight, conferred on him the power of soothsaying, and gave him a staff with which he could walk as safely as if he had his sight. He found death at last by drinking from the well of Tilphoʹsa.

“Juno the truth of what was said denied,

Tiresias, therefore, must the cause decide.”


Addison: transformation of Tiresias.

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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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