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Agis

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King of Sparta, who tried to deliver Greece from the Macedonian yoke, and was slain in the attempt.

“To save a rotten state, Agis, who saw

Eʹen Sparta’s self to servile a varice sink.”


Thomson: Winter, 488–9.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Age of the Bishops (The)
Age of the Popes (The)
Agĕ hoc
Ages
Agelasta
Agenorides
Agent
Agglutinate Languages
Aghast
Agio
Agis
Agist
Agla
Aglaos
Agnes
Agnes (St.)
Agnes Day (St.)
Agnoites (3 syl.). Ag-no-ites, or Ag-no-i-tæ
Agnostic (An)
Agnus-castus
Agnus Dei

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A`gis