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See Vol 7[Overwritten : 9]. (red back) p 33.
Nodus Herculir.
"N & Q." 4th S. viii. 372 describes it, & con-
cludes it to be a Reef knot. But
refer to this passage.
"N & Q" 9th S. xii. 313. (replying to my query
in do. 188 ) says - " I find this in
Seneca. Ep 87. Unis tibi nodus, sed
Herculaneus restat." Also in Pliny
xxviii. 6. In Coles's Latin Dictionary
it is called a Love Knot. I have
only met with it in late Latin
It seems used proverbially for
any difficulty . "G. T. Sherborn,
In Pliny Vol 1. "Qui in notis citantur " note the
entries (p161.) "Festus. Inter Auctores Latinae Lin-
guae ." & "Macrobius. Lugduni Batav. 1670.8."

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