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 Sallyport.Sal’magun’di. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sal’macis.
 
A fountain of Car&lbreve;a, which rendered effeminate all those who bathed therein. It was in this fountain that Hermaphrodtus changed his sex. (Ovid: Metamo&rgrave;phoses, iv. 285, and xvi. 319.)   1
       
“Thy moist limbs melted into Salmacis.”
       
Swinburne: Hermaphroditus.
 


 Sallyport.Sal’magun’di. 

 
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