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Water

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The coldest water known.

Colder than the water of Nonacris (Pliny, xiii. 2).

Colder than the water of Dircē. “Dirce et Neme fontes sunt frigidissimi œstate, inter Bilbilim et Segobregam, in ripa fere Salonis amnis.” (Martial.)

Colder than the water of Dircenna. (Martial, i. 51.)

Colder than the Conthoporian Spring of Corinth, that froze up the gastric juices of those that sipped it.

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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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