How to use Pactolus in a sentence
It was found mixed with the sands of the Pactolus and other rivers.
The Pactolus was a river in Maeonia, famous on account of the quantity of gold it washed down.The Aeneid of Virgil | Virgil
Each drop is like the River Pactolus, whose sands were of gold.The Art of Entertaining | M. E. W. Sherwood
Their Pactolus hath long since ceased to yield them gold,208 and the treasures to recover them their dying glories.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II) | Charles Bucke
It was not for water—at least not for the waters of any other stream than that of Pactolus—that the world came to Baden.