The waters of Thespiæ1 ensure conception to females; the
same, too, with those of the river Elatus2 in Arcadia. The
spring Linus,3 also in Arcadia, acts as a preservative of the
fœtus, and effectually prevents abortion. The waters of the
river Aphrodisius, on the other hand, in the territory of
Pyrrhsæa,4 are productive of sterility.
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