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 Glauber Salts.Glaucus (Another). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Glaucus (of Bœotia).
 
A fisherman who instructed Apollo in soothsaying. He jumped into the sea, and became a marine god. Milton alludes to him in his Comus (line 895):   1
       
“[By] old soothsaying Glaucus’ spell.”
 


 Glauber Salts.Glaucus (Another). 

 
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