You have found Fortunatus's purse. Are in luck's way. The
nursery tale of Fortunatus records that he had an inexhaustible
purse. It is from the Italian fairy tales of Straparola, called
Nights. Translated into French in 1585. (See Wishing-Cap.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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