noun Classical Mythology.
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The words stuck to him like the shirt of Nessus, lacerating his very spirit.Dr. Wortle's School
But responsibilities which had been lightly assumed clung like the shirt of Nessus.The River War
Winston S. Churchill
He will never be able to tear off this Nessus' robe that eats into his vitals!Odette's Marriage
There also is the hill Taphiassus, on which is the monument of Nessus, and of the other Centaurs.
I do not see why my hand should perform the office of the tunic of Nessus.Isabella Orsini
Francesco Domenico Guerrazzi