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 Gold Purse of Spain.Golden Age. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
The Golden (“Aura’tus”). So Jeau Dorat, one of the Pleiad poets of France, was called by a pun on his name. This pun may perhaps pass muster; not so the preposterous title given to him of “The French Pindar.” (1507–1588.)   1
   Golden-tongued (Greek, Chrysol’ogos). So St. Peter, Bishop of Ravenna, was called. (433–450.)   2
   The golden section of a line. Its division into two such parts that the rectangle contained by the smaller segment and the whole line equals the square on the larger segment. (Euclid, ii. 11.)   3

 Gold Purse of Spain.Golden Age. 


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