The Greeks go on describe them as
being able to carry heavy objects,
raise riots and not be wounded, set
fire to their locks and not be burned.
The women of Clan MacThoy have long been maligned
through oral traditions (most notably being
associated with the
Isle of Lemnos
& the Maenads) even the famous Baudelaire was swayed
by these wild and outlandish tales:
might see a beautiful woman, who I knew had the
most wicked soul in the world, who was an
adulteress & a poisoner, I admit that it wouldn't
matter at all to me & wouldn't in the least stop
me from delighting in her. . .