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#122199 - 02/06/04 10:04 AM augean
Date: Thu Jun 13 00:51:10 EDT 1996
Au.ge.an \o.-'je--*n\ aj [L Augeas, king of Elis, fr. Gk Augeias; fr. the legend that his stable, left neglected for thirty years, was finally cleaned by Hercules : extremely filthy or corrupt
To obtain pardonfor a crime which I now forget, Hercules had to perform a series of difficult labors. Cleaning the Augean stables was just one. He cleaned them by diverting
a river to wash them out.
#122200 - 02/06/04 10:41 AM Re: augean
Smart guy that Glory of Hera.
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