Brewer's: Florimel's Girdle
gave to those who could wear it ?the virtue of chaste love and wifehood true;? but if any woman not chaste and faithful put it on, it ?loosed or tore asunder.? It was once the cestus of Venus, made by her husband Vulcan; but when she wantoned with Mars it fell off, and was left on the ?Acidalian mount.?
(Spenser: Farie Queene, book iv. 11, 12.)