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 Amphigouri,Amphitri’te (either 3 or 4 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Amphi’on
 
is said to have built Thebes by the music of his lute, which was so melodious that the stones danced into walls and houses of their own accord. Tennyson has a rhyming jeu d’esprit.   1
 


 Amphigouri,Amphitri’te (either 3 or 4 syl.). 

 
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