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 Harmo’nia’s Necklace.Harness. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Harmo’nia’s Robe.
 
On the marriage of Harmonia, Vulcan, to avenge the infidelity of her mother, made the bride a present of a robe dyed in all sorts of crimes, which infused wickedness and impiety into all her offspring. Both Harmonia and Cadmos, after having suffered many misfortunes, and seen their children a sorrow to them, were changed into serpents. (Pausanias, 9, 10.) (See NESSUS.)   1
   Meda, in a fit of jealousy, sent Cresa a wedding robe, which burnt her to death. (Euripds: Medea.)   2
 


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