On the way he slays the centaur Nessus, who persuades Deianeira that his blood is a love-charm.
The words stuck to him like the shirt of Nessus, lacerating his very spirit.
Nessus returned saying that Manon was at home and was awaiting him, and the two at once set out for his house.
There also is the hill Taphiassus, on which is the monument of Nessus, and of the other Centaurs.
Hercules wore it and died of the venom; and thus Nessus avenged himself.
And then she bethought herself of the tunic that Nessus had given her.
Suddenly Nessus stopped and listened, and then resumed his walk.
Li´chas.Bearer of the Nessus robe;slain by Hercules, 236-238.
But was it not really deadly as a shirt of Nessus, the poison of which would penetrate her limbs, would creep into her very soul?
The example of vice does not rankle in their breasts, like the poisoned shirt of Nessus.