Definition of jacinth:
- "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
In Alphonso's " Clericalis Disciplina" a serpent was mentioned with eyes of real jacinth, and in the romantic history of Alexander he was said to have found snakes in the vale of Jordan " with collars of real emeralds growing on their backs."- "The Picture of Dorian Gray", Oscar Wilde.
- "The Piper and the Reed", Robert Norwood.