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1) ¶ Horse. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...propyrtees of a man, three of a woman, three of a foxe, three of a haare, and three of an asse."Of a man. Bolde, prowde, and hardye."Of a woman. Fayre-breasted, faire...

2) §17. His later Comedies. I. Ben Jonson. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...The Divell is an Asse betrays a flagging invention, as was to be expected after the prodigal expenditure of the four preceding comedies. The machinery of the devils...

3) Act V. Scene I. The Life of King Henry the Fifth. Craig, W.J., ed. 1914. The Oxford Shakespeare
...past. Flu. There is occasions and causes why and wherefore in all things: I will tell you, asse my friend, Captain Gower. The rascally, scald, beggarly, lousy, pragging...

4) ass 1. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...donkey. 2. A vain, self-important, silly, or aggressively stupid person. Middle English asse, from Old English assa, perhaps of Celtic origin, ultimately from Latin...

5) §12. "Magnyfycence". IV. Barclay and Skelton. Vol. 3. Renascence and Reformation. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Colusyon, Courtly Abusyon, Lyberte and Folly. Left alone after his fall, naked as an asse, he is visited by Adversyte, Poverte, Dyspare and Myschefe, and is just...

6) §23. Influence of the Southern Stage. V. Early English Comedy. Vol. 5. The Drama to 1642, Part One. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...I may boldely say it because I have seene it, that the Palace of pleasure, the Golden Asse, the Aethiopian historie, Amadis of France, the Rounde table, baudie Comedies,...

7) I. Ben Jonson: Bibliography. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Jonson. The second Volume. 1640. Contains: Bartholomew Fayre. Masques. The Divell is an Asse. Underwoods. The Staple of Newes. Mortimer his Fall. A Tragedie. The...

8) Midas-eared. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...long ears." Ex eo in proverbium venit, quod multos otacustas-i.e. auricularios habebat." (De Asse.) (See Pope: Prologues to Satires.) 1 Domenichino (1581-1661) has...

9) 126. Farewel ye guilded follies, pleasing troubles. Ignoto. Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the 17th c.
...in a cloud; I would be poor, but know the humble grass Still trampled on by each unworthy Asse: Rich, hated; wise, suspected; scorn'd, if poor; 25 Great, fear'd;...

10) 103. Jolly Wat. Quiller-Couch, Arthur, ed. 1910. The Oxford Book of Ballads
...he had gone faster than a pace; He found Jesu in a simpell place, Betwen an ox but and an asse. Ut hoy! For in his pipe he made so much joy. 45 VIII Jesu, I offer...

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