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Fortunatus

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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