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Amycus

[am-i-kuh s]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a son of Poseidon and one of the Meliae, known for his ruthlessness and his skill at boxing.
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  • But at the last Amycus, rising as one that fells an ox, smote with all his might.

    Stories of the Old world

    Alfred John Church

  • As the fight proceeds, the son of Leda improves in flesh and color, while Amycus gets out of breath, and sweats his thews away.

  • Amycus rose on recovering his senses, and the fight was renewed with double fury.

  • Thus smitten, Amycus lay stretched on his back, among the flowers and grasses.

  • But Amycus stood still, looking upon Pollux as thirsting for his blood.

    Stories of the Old world

    Alfred John Church