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Agen

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Age'n. adv. [aᵹn, Sax.] Again; in return. See Again.

This word is only written in this manner, though it be in reality the true orthography, for the sake of rhime.

Thus Venus: Thus her son reply'd agen;
None of your sisters have we heard or seen.
Dryden's Æn.

Sources: Dryden, John (788)

Attributes: Adverb (147) · Saxon (215)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Agen." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: August 8, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21474.


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