Asse



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Historical Examples

In this manner the good theefe pleaded and defended our cause, being a good Patron to the silly virgin, and to me poore asse.
The Golden Asse Lucius Apuleius

He asked euery body that he met, if they sawe an asse straye alone.
Shakespeare Jest-Books; Unknown

For he thoughte the saddell had be lefte of the asse, as bones are of fleshe.
Shakespeare Jest-Books; Unknown

I have nothing, good Lady, but empty bottles; says the asse.
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman Laurence Sterne

The thirde daye Abraham lyfte vp his eyes and sawe the place a farr of/ and sayde vnto his yong men: byde here with the asse.
The First Boke of Moses called Genesis William Tyndale

To a bead-roll of learned men and lords, he appeals, whether he be an asse or no?
Calamities and Quarrels of Authors Isaac Disraeli

For what can be more acceptable than this asse of Gold indeed.
The Golden Asse Lucius Apuleius

Thus the good man, desyrynge to please euerye bodye, contentynge none at all, loste his asse.
Shakespeare Jest-Books; Unknown

Then happie was he that was an asse, for nothing wyll kill an asse but colde, and none dide but with extreame heate.
The Unfortunate Traveller, or The Life Of Jack Wilton Thomas Nash

But the old author is so enchanted with the “asse” that he does not stay to notice this scurvy trick.
Bible Romances George W. Foote

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