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Golden Fountain

The property of a wealthy Jew of Jerusalem. “In twenty-four hours it would convert any metal into refined gold; stony flints into pure silver; and any kind of earth into excellent metal.” (The Seven Champions of Christendom, ii. 4.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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