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 Invis’ibles.Iol (pron. Yol). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Invulnerability.
 
Stones taken from the cassan plant, which grows in Panter, renders the possessor invulnerable. (Odoricus in Hakluyt.)   1
   A dip in the river Styx rendered Achills invulnerable. (Greek fable.)   2
   Meda rendered Jason, with whom she had fallen in love, proof against wounds and fire by anointing him with the Promethe’an unguent. (Greek fable.)   3
   Siegfried (2 syl.) was rendered invulnerable by anointing his body with dragon’s blood. (Nibelungen Lied.)   4
 


 Invis’ibles.Iol (pron. Yol). 

 
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