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Agnes

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She is an Agnes (elle fait lʹAgnès)—i.e., she is a sort of female “Verdant Green,” who is so unsophisticated that she does not even know what love means. It is a character in Molière’s LʹÉcole des Femmes.

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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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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
Agog
Agonistes
Agonistics
Agony

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Agnes