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Historical Examples

If she don’t make ‘aste, I shan’t ‘ave time to get ‘alf a pint afore I go ‘ome!
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 104, May 20, 1893 Various

I don’t vish to ‘urry you—but I vant you to mike ‘aste—&c., &c.
Voces Populi F. Anstey

asteria (aste′ria), daughter of Caeus, was carried away by Jupiter, who assumed the shape of an eagle.
1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described Edward S. Ellis

I don’t vish to ‘urry you—but I vant you to mike ‘aste—&c, &c.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 99, November 15, 1890 Various

They’re puttin’ on the gloves now, make ‘aste if you’re goin’ in!
Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, December 3, 1892 Various

“Tell ‘im the address, dear, and make ‘aste and get in,” ses Gerty.
Bob’s Redemption W.W. Jacobs

Them emigrants would give you anything you aste for a piece o’ pie, or a real baked loaf o’ bread.
The Way of a Man Emerson Hough

And the gillies got jest a mite scoffy along of my natural ‘aste.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 99, August 30, 1890. Various

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