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Historical Examples

asta Langen had taken the stopper from the bottle in her pocket, so as to leave a trail of odour behind her.
The Case of The Pocket Diary Found in the Snow Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner

The practice is recalled in the modern Italian term for ‘auction’, uendita all’asta.
The Last Poems of Ovid Ovid

Then asta brought her youngest son, called Harald, who was three years old, to him.
Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason

Little Lorentz gave her his horse as a keepsake, and asta gave her youngest doll.
The Great Hunger Johan Bojer

When the consultation had proceeded so far, asta took up the word.
Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason

But we had still one little girl left, little asta, who was just five.
The Great Hunger Johan Bojer

He rises from the Udaya or Sun-rise hill and sets behind the asta or sun-set hill.
The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2 Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli

But asta Grundtvig paid no attention to the scandal mongers.
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark Jens Christian Aaberg

It is told that when King Olaf was on his visit to his mother asta, she brought out her children, and showed them to him.
Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason

Yes; you must remember that I am responsible for asta—for her life’s happiness.
Little Eyolf Henrik Ibsen


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