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 Agi’o.Agist’. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Agis.
 
King of Sparta, who tried to deliver Greece from the Macedonian yoke, and was slain in the attempt.   1
       
“To save a rotten state, Agis, who saw
E’en Sparta’s self to servile a varice sink.”
       
Thomson: Winter, 488–9.
 


 Agi’o.Agist’. 

 
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