Samson Agonistes Glossary

Samson Agonistes Glossary

yonder

in the place or direction shown; over there

bane

a cause of continuous trouble or unhappiness

hath

in the past, the third person singular form of the present tense of "have

adamantean

rock-hard

bewail

to express great sadness or disappointment about something

strife

violent or angry disagreement

ire

anger

brook

a small stream

portend

to be a sign that something bad is likely to happen in the future

bereft

not having something or feeling great loss

shew

an old form of the word "show"

herein

in this

wail

to make a long, high cry, usually because of pain or sadness

weeds

clothes

aloof

not friendly or willing to take part in things

feign

to pretend to have a particular feeling, problem, etc.

remiss

careless and not doing a duty well enough

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