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1) aghast. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Struck by shock, terror, or amazement. Middle English agast, past participle of agasten, to frighten : a-, intensive pref. (from Old English -) + gasten, to frighten...

2) 2. The Nun's Priest's Tale. Lines 1-200. Geoffrey Chaucer. 1909-14. English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics
...that in his dreem is drecched 26 sore. And whan that Pertelote thus herde him rore, She was agast, and seyde, O herte deere, What eyleth yow, to grone in this manere?...

3) 307. Hymn on the Morning of Christ's Nativity. John Milton. The Oxford Book of English Verse
...mount Sinai rang 130 While the red fire, and smouldring clouds out brake: The agèd Earth agast With terrour of that blast, Shall from the surface to the center shake;...

4) Chapter 8. American Spelling. 5. Simplified Spelling. Mencken, H.L. 1921. The American Language
...the preceding digraph: enuf, laf, ruf, tuf. When gh is pronounced g drop the silent h: agast, gastly, gost, goul. When gm is final drop the silent g: apothem, diagram,...

5) 32. A Gest of Robyn Hode. The Seventh Fytte. Traditional Ballads. 1909-14. English Poetry I: From Chaucer to Gray. The Harvard Classics
...all in hast, Theyr bowes were smartly bent; 170 Our kynge was never so sore agast, He wende 26 to have be shente. 27 Two yerdes there were up set, Thereto gan they...

6) 117. Robin Hood and the Monk. Quiller-Couch, Arthur, ed. 1910. The Oxford Book of Ballads
...Be the golett of the hode 195 John pulled the munkè down; John was nothyng of hym agast, He lete hym falle on his crown. L Litull John was sore agrevyd, And drew...

7) 82. On the Morning of Christs Nativity. John Milton. Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the 17th c.
...on mount Sinai rang While the red fire, and smouldring clouds out brake: The aged Earth agast 160 With terrour of that blast, Shall from the surface to the center...

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