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1) ape. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A monkey. 2. A mimic or imitator. 3. Informal A clumsy or boorish person. Inflected forms: aped, ap·ing, apes To mimic slavishly but often with an absurd result....

2) Mus'cadins of Paris. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...French dudes or exquisites, who aped the London mashers in the first French Revolution. Their dress was top-boots with thick soles, knee-breeches, a dress-coat with...

3) §5. Systematic persecution of Actors. XIV. The Puritan Attack upon the Stage. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...by pleasure alone, grew rich by beguiling the simple poor of their money and, hereupon, aped the manners and habits of gentlefolk, swaggering about the city in dress...

4) Chapter 11. The Influence of the Sexes on Vegetation. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...suppose that the more closely the mock marriage of the leaf-clad or flower-decked mummers aped the real marriage of the woodland sprites, the more effective would...

5) §19. Tobacco. XIV. Some Political and Social Aspects of the Later Elizabethan and Earlier Stewart Period. Vol. 5. The Drama to 1642, Part One. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...severe words of Stubbes, the smallest part of themselves. 70 While many effeminate men aped the devices of women s toilets, women, quite as often in search of notoriety...

6) Letter III-On the Quakers. Voltaire, François Marie Arouet de. 1909-14. Letters on the English. The Harvard Classics
...in any other manner. This was the first gift he communicated to his disciples. These aped very sincerely their master s several grimaces, and shook in every limb...

7) §5. His Powers and Influence as a Satirist. III. Political and Ecclesiastical Satire. Vol. 8. The Age of Dryden. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...parson; it belongs to a species of writing which had some vogue at the time, and, perhaps, aped, in prose, Butler s and Cleiveland s fanciful railing; but it must...

8) Chapter 13. The Kings of Rome and Alba. § 2. The King as Jupiter. Frazer, Sir James George. 1922. The Golden Bough
...ceremony as the king, the living representative of the sky-god? 3 If the kings of Rome aped Capitoline Jove, their predecessors the kings of Alba probably laid themselves...

9) Act V. Dryden, John. 1909-14. All for Love. The Harvard Classics
...The original villain sure no god created; He was a bastard of the sun, by Nile, 180 Aped into man; with all his mother s mud Crusted about his soul. Vent. The nation...

10) §18. "The Spectator" and "The Tatler" compared. II. Steele and Addison. Vol. 9. From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...a glimpse of high life below stairs, in which the frivolities of the rich are absurdly aped by their servants; and, then, the tragedy of the attendant s life, who...

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