noun Classical Mythology.
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Words nearby Nessus
Example sentences from the Web for Nessus
If you use it wisely, it may be Ulysses' hauberk; if you reject it, the shirt of Nessus were a cooler winding-sheet!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Nessus, before expiring, instructed Dejanira how to prepare a love potion for Hercules.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
But was it not really deadly as a shirt of Nessus, the poison of which would penetrate her limbs, would creep into her very soul?Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
If it is money, it stings; if it is place and position, it becomes the shirt of Nessus.The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
In London however this Centauric school of medicine had not thriven, when the rude Nessus could not heal himself.Cripps, the Carrier|R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore