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pugilism
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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fighting with the fists
  • Now all the other keen-ey'd Greeks I see, Whom once I knew, and now could call by name; But two I miss, two captains of the host, My own two brethren, and my mother's sons, Castor and Pollux; Castor, charioteer Unrivalled, Pollux, matchless pugilist.
    1.3 — Volume 1 Book 3 (49% in)
  • Next, he set forth the prizes, to reward The labours of the sturdy pugilists; A hardy mule he tether'd in the ring, Unbroken, six years old, most hard to tame; And for the vanquished man, a double cup; Then rose, and to the Greeks proclaim'd aloud: "Thou son of Atreus, and ye well-greav'd Greeks, For these we bid two champions brave stand forth.
    2.23 — Volume 2 Book 23 (71% in)

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