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The Apollo and the Discobolus are engaged in the same purpose—the one watching the effect of his arrow, the other of his discus.
Who shall meet the helméd Arjun in the gory field of war, Krishna with his fiery discus mounted on his battle-car?
MAHA-BHARATAANONYMOUS
It was not till the discus throw that the Scout team suffered an overwhelming reverse.
And after the town of Saubha had fallen, the discus came back into my hands.
The discus then cleft Salwa in twain who in that fierce conflict was at the point of hurling a heavy mace.
The game is remotely similar to the ancient Greek game of throwing the discus.
OUTDOOR SPORTS AND GAMESCLAUDE H. MILLER
Racing, wrestling, and throwing the discus (a flat, circular piece of stone or iron) were specially popular.
The athlet, in hurling the discus, put themselves into the best posture they could, to add force to their cast.
The divine Preserver then flung his discus and cut off Rahu's huge head, which resembled a mountain peak.
INDIAN MYTH AND LEGENDDONALD ALEXANDER MACKENZIE
Then Krishna thought of his bright, resistless discus, and immediately it was in his hand.
INDIAN MYTH AND LEGENDDONALD ALEXANDER MACKENZIE

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