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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pacto’lus.
 
The golden sands of the Pactolus. The gold found in the Pacto’lian sands was from the mines of Mount Tmo’lus; but the supply ceased at the commencement of the Christian era. (See MIDAS.) Now called Bagouly.   1
 


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