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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Golden Ointment.
 
Eye salve. In allusion to the ancient practice of rubbing “stynas of the eye” with a gold ring to cure them.   1
       
“I have a sty here, Chilax,
I have no gold to cure it.”
       
Beaumont and Fletcher: Mad Lovers.
 


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