Associations to the word «Pactolus»

Wiktionary

PACTOLUS, proper noun. A river, formerly an important feature of ancient Lydia and said to contain gold; now rising and emptying in modern Turkey.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope