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 Agog.Agonis’tics. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Agonis’tes (4 syl.).
 
Samson Agonistes (the title of Milton’s drama) means Samson wrestling with adversity—Samson combating with trouble. (Greek, agoni’zomai, to combat, to struggle.)   1
 


 Agog.Agonis’tics. 

 
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