Associations to the word «Argus»
ARGUS, proper noun. (Greek mythology) A fabulous being of antiquity, also called Argus Panoptes, said to have had a hundred eyes. His eyes were transplanted to the peacock’s tail. He was a servant of the Greek goddess Hera.
ARGUS, noun. An alert, observant person
ARGUS, noun. (Greek mythology) a giant with 100 eyes; was guardian of the heifer Io and was slain by Hermes.
ARGUS, noun. Large brilliantly patterned East Indian pheasant.
Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.