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Athleticism

Leander
swims the mile-wide Hellespont every night to court Hero. [Gk. Myth.: Hamilton, 432]
marathon
modern races, more than 26 miles, commemorate feat of Pheidippides. [World Sports: Benét, 633]
Pheidippides
ran over 20 miles to Athens to announce victory at Marathon in 490 B.C., then died of exhaustion. [Gk. Legend: Collier’s, XIII, 369]
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