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 Ivy Lane (London).J. (In Punch). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ixi’on.
 
A king of the Lapithæ, bound to a revolving wheel of fire in the Infernal regions, for his impious presumption in trying to imitate the thunder of heaven. (Greek mythology.)   1
   The treadmill is sometimes called “Ixon’s Wheel.”   2
 


 Ivy Lane (London).J. (In Punch). 

 
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