Get your ass down here and drag this old coot home!
Your ass is grass and I'm a lawn mower.
If our boy made his getaway at more than five or ten miles an hour, you can bet your ass he was on one of these babies.
He needs an ass beating!
I'd sue your ass and the county and everyone else in sight for a zillion bucks.
How would you like working with a slug who couldn't keep his hands off your boobs every time no one was looking and grabbed your ass whenever he damned well pleased?
You've been kicking my ass for awhile now.
Jule kicks my ass every time we spar.
I'm willing to put my ass on the line and help where it might do some good but I'm just a private citizen.
Sit your ass down, Linda said, planting her small form between them and physically pushing the man who towered over her.
Frankly, it's a pain in the ass with five people using one bathroom.
"You're a pain in the ass," he said with no heat.
He's been a total pain in the ass since Howie left.
"I love Sofia, but I hope you take a switch to her ass," Jule advised as he tossed himself into one of the chairs.
She gripped his ass the way he liked.
I hope you'd have kicked my ass if I did.
Or whoever's ass ends up owning the mine, Dean thought, but he simply waved away the apology.
I wish Howie would get his ass back here and get to work!
"We should all go out there and either drag his ass back home or do our thing in California," Quinn said as he paced.
Now, get your ass back to hell before your mate hunts me down.
The records I alone can read with my magic are in this hallway, which is a pain in the ass when it comes to searching for things.
Dump her off here, if you don't want to deal with her, then get your ass down to the underworld and fix that shit.
"Sit your ass down," he said and nodded his head behind him towards the living room.
You here to kick Darian's ass again?
Every time I turn around, I'm getting my ass kicked by some beast, many of which are probably after you!
He made no bones about the fact that my ass is grass and he's a lawn mower.
"Get your ass down here!" she practically screamed.
"One percent chance my ass," she muttered.
"You watch your ass," he told Dean, pointing his finger for emphasis.
Frankly, I agree he was being a pain in the ass, but you quit being a detective when you left the East—we're the guys still on the job.
You know, I could get my ass canned for even suggesting this.
She was built the way a woman should be: shapely, with large breasts, plump lips, tiny waist, and rounded hips and ass.
His eyes went over her perfect legs and lingered on her ass.
Kind, my ass! thought Dean.
If I let you kick my ass, will you forgive me?
We ran a quick check on him and he was up to his ass in debt.
"Were you drafting me or just checking out my ass?" she asked with a smile, as she looked him up and down.
We had to haul ass back to your place and pull out our bug.
He might have found his ass in jail.
But you know better, smart ass, don't you?
If it's not them, it was Xander kicking my ass in the gym.
Might knock me on my ass for a bit.
Almost got my ass kicked again before I figured it out.
Kicking my ass always makes you feel better.
You're two seconds away from me kicking your ass.
Their exchange kicked her ass more than an hour of sparring.
Stay back, unless I get my ass kicked.
"Looks like you just got your ass beat," Jenn said, unable to keep the smugness out of her voice.
All I accomplished was becoming a number one ass.
What a pain in the ass.
Xander trailed, watching her perfect, heart-shaped ass.
Sit your ass down, Jessi.
He slapped her on her ass as she passed him, infuriating her.
He's almost always an ass.
"You've got a nice ass," Xander said.
Telling me I have a nice ass is supposed to make me feel better?
I'll ground your ass for weeks if you don't listen to me.
"Gerry's the kind who gets his ass kicked by girls, and I know I didn't do that," he said, considering her.
As if sensing her doubt about how much of a jerk he was, he slapped her hard on the ass once more.
"You are such an ass," she muttered.
"Trust me, he's an ass," Jessi said.
Xander snorted, eyes on her ass and the swinging pony tail.
He released her and swatted her ass, amused at the fiery look she gave him.
Get your ass in the car, or I'll carry you down.
Sometimes, you're not an ass.
Right now, Xander is getting ready to kick my ass.
He won't let anything happen to you, even if he'll still kick my ass for trying to help.
Xander can take him, but he shouldn't, because Jonny won't be alone when Xander faces him, and Xander can't face the creatures with Jonny without help, which he refuses to ask for, because he's a complete ass.
He swatted her ass as she walked away.
You're such an ass.
He swatted her ass as she marched past him out of the elevator.
I might keep you around today so I can tap that ass whenever I want.
Absolutely. I love your ass.
I won't save your ass, just because your woman is pregnant, Xander said.
Unwilling to go, he feigned madness, ploughing a field sown with salt with an ox and an ass yoked together; but Palamedes discovered his deceit by placing his infant child Telemachus in front of the plough; Odysseus afterwards revenged himself by compassing the death of Palamedes.
Neddy, Jack, Dicky, &c.) for different varieties of the sub-genus Asinus, belonging to the horse tribe, and especially for the domestic ass; it differs from the' horse in its smaller size, long ears, the character of its tail, fur and markings, and its proverbial dulness and obstinacy.
In the middle ages the Germans of Westphalia made the ass the symbol of St Thomas, the incredulous apostle; the boy who was last to enter school on St Thomas' day was called the "Ass Thomas" (Gubernatis's Zoological Mythology, i.
He concealed them under a Phrygian cap; but the secret was discovered by his barber, who, being unable to keep it, dug a hole in the ground and whispered into it "Midas has the ears of an ass."
The fauna contains no indigenous mammals, a wild ass which roams the eastern plains, perhaps its oldest denizen, is probably of Nubian origin; while the domestic cattle, a peculiar, unhumped, small, shapely, Alderney-like breed, may be a race gradually developed from cattle imported at a distant period from Sind or Farther India.
BTW, that is " rat 's ass ", not " rats ass " Clinton did not lie uner oath.
The result is a cache of songs that any self-respecting, red-blooded rock fan will shake their ass to.
Unfortunately this venture was a stiff finger too far up the saggy ass of stale council regulations.
Awolowo was to pay a big price for being rude to the British and being a smart ass.
Despite the late night last night, I actually managed to raise my sorry ass out of bed at a respectable hour.
Plus what better way to round off your celebrations as England no doubt spank the ass off the Portuguese in the footie?
The spindrift was pretty bad most of the time which gave us the proverbial ' face like a spanked ass ' look.
I like his use of the Irish language: a liberal sprinkling of the words entirely, roar, ass, fiddler 's fart.
August 4th 2002 (actually the 5th, VERY early in the morning) Britain sucks ass.
I wo n't wear a swimsuit that rides up my ass.
Kerrang 's head is so far up its ass that it wo n't see the rebellion implicit in throwback bubblegum pop.
This woman can go toe-to-toe with anything Tarantino can conjure up and still come out kicking some serious ass.
What we did see was the ungracious way the Ass players (did n't) accept defeat.
And we did, but finding it was a pain in the ass.
If I were your fiancé I'd kick your ass!"
We ate Polish sausage and sauerkraut and some kick ass horseradish.
All the things any man would want in a woman, and I can cook my ass off, too!
If you haven't played it, then back that ass up and go pick it up.
Be prepared to have your ass handed to you by foes of the ninja variety... double time.
That same year, she authored a book called How To Lose Your Ass and Regain Your Life: Redundant Confessions of a Big-Butted Star.
He suggests that maybe there is a secret room to which Haiduk's Elise Thayer responds: "… and maybe I can whistle the Star-Spangled Banner out of my ass."
Oh, and I look forward to kicking his ass.
He owns your ass.
He wore a white shirt and snug tuxedo pants that outlined long, thick thighs and a tight ass.
I won't say—'cause if I told you you'd be so scared you'd go running out here like there was a bear on your ass.
If someone got hurt, it would be my ass.
I like to finish 'em. A fifth would knock me on my ass.
I stabbed him—in the ass.
She was hurt; he was an ass.
When he was out of Hell, he'd already planned on kicking the ass of their eldest brother, Andre, and killing Kris.
You can.t be respected without kicking some ass.
She treats you like shit, along with that Gio ass.
Shipton was an ass.
It'd be kinda nice to just think about fishing and TV and not having to wonder what suit is all over my ass because of some dumb new rule.
But I glance up and this little shit, who looked to be about twelve, is standing on a rock about fifty feet away, laughing his ass off.
If they don't stick your ass in jail, you should consider filing.
You're such an ass!
She was laughing and one of the guys, probably her boyfriend, had his hand on her ass.
If you're gonna get all happily-ever-after on my ass, I'm outta here.
Jackson snarled, "You're one smart ass remark away from a dirt nap, Skippy!"
He pulled her closer and whispered, "Not a good dancer, my ass."
You better get your bony ass here pronto, and bring your vamp.
You can be such an ass.
I love you too, dumb ass.
Well isn't that a kick in the ass... all right, let's move on… how freaking strong are you?
So, you can kick my ass, right?
I gave you one pass, but if you ever look at me like lunch again, I'll rip those fangs out of your head and shove them so far up your ass they'll reattach.
Listen, Kris, I'm not trying to be an ass, but logistically and in practicality, there's no reason for us to maintain the Council.
All I care about is finding Katie, kicking Death's ass and then going home, wherever Katie wants that to be.
"You should be grateful Katie didn't let your slow ass fall," Toby said.
"Really." "Come by when you need someone to kick your ass."
He was a pain in the ass.
Well, she does, and the woman's a pain in the ass.
Now, tell me what's going on or so help me God I'll dump your ass right here in the middle of the square!
Like I told you, when the twins found out half the state was after their ass, they laid low—for a long time, couple of months.
You bet your ass it was.
Get your ass out of bed and down here.
I want to see his ass.
Get your ass up here!
For once, I agree with that ass.
Frankly, he's a pain in the ass about everything.
You'd probably fire my ass the first day on the job.
He could think of nothing more appealing than kicking his mate's ass, as much for leaping off the building as for making him feel what he did when he saw her jump.
Besides, Dean thought, Randy—single or married—probably has more sense than to get knocked on his ass by a zillion pounds of water pressure aimed at his body.
I won't save your ass, just because your woman likes cats.
In any case, I kicked his ass, and he never forgave me.
He slapped her hard on the ass.
You're welcome for saving your ass again.
"I saved your ass, too!" she retorted.
Midas, king of Phrygia, who had been appointed judge, declared in favour of Marsyas, and Apollo punished Midas by changing his ears into ass's ears.
The usual attributes of Silenus were the wine-skin (from which he is inseparable), a crown of ivy, the Bacchic thyrsus, the ass, and sometimes the panther.
In art he generally appears as a little pot-bellied old man, with a snub nose and a bald head, riding on an ass and supported by satyrs; or he is depicted lying asleep on his wine-skin, which he sometimes bestrides.
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Such were the Orpheotelestae or Metragyrtae, wandering priests who went round the country with an ass carrying the sacred properties (Aristophanes, Frogs, 159) and a bundle of sacred books.
med., Longitudinally running comparatively colorless central (medullary) branches, which conduct food substances and support the (ass.
The chief domestic animals are the camel, horse, ass, ox, buffalo (used both as a beast of burden and for riding), sheep with a short silky fleece, the goat and the pig, which last here reaches its southernmost limit.
How far totemism, or belief in deified animal ancestors, existed in prehistoric Israel, as evidenced by the tribal names Simeon (hyena, wolf), Caleb (dog), IIamor (ass), Rahel (ewe) and Leah (wild cow), as well as by the laws respecting clean and unclean animals, is too intricate and speculative a problem to be discussed here.
The fables of the phoenix and of the conduct of the wild ass and the ape at the time of the equinox owe their origin to astronomical symbols belonging to the.
16; presages recovery or death of patients); (4) the pelican (recalls its young to life by its own blood); (5) the owl (or nyktikorax; loves darkness and solitude); (6) the eagle (renews its youth by sunlight and bathing in a fountain); (7) the phoenix (revives from fire); (8) the hoopoe (redeems its parents from the ills of old age); (9) the wild ass (suffers no male besides itself); (1 o) the viper (born at the cost of both its parents' death); (I I) the serpent (sheds its skin; puts aside its venom before drinking; is afraid of man in a state of nudity; hides its head and abandons the rest of its body); (12) the ant (orderly and laborious; prevents stored grain from germinating; distinguishes wheat from barley on the stalk); (13) the sirens and onocentaurs (Isa.
The ox and the ass were used for labour.
This naive temper of the middle ages is nowhere more conspicuously displayed than in the Feast of the Ass, which under various forms was celebrated in a large number of churches throughout the West.
The ass had been introduced into the ritual of the church in the 9th century, representing either Balaam's ass, that which stood with the ox beside the manger at Bethlehem, that which carried the Holy Family into Egypt, or that on which Christ rode in triumph into Jerusalem.
Often the ass was a mere incident in the Feast of Fools; but sometimes he was the occasion of a special festival, ridiculous enough to modern notions, but by no means intended in an irreverent spirit.
The three most notable celebrations of the Feast of the Ass were at Rouen, Beauvais and Sens.
The service opened with a procession of Old Testament characters, prophets, patriarchs and kings, together with heathen prophets, including Virgil, the chief figure being Balaam on his ass.
The ass was a hollow wooden effigy, within which a priest capered and uttered prophecies.
A richly caparisoned ass, on which was seated the prettiest girl in the town holding in her arms a baby or a large doll, was escorted with much pomp from the cathedral to the church of St Etienne.
There the procession was received by the priests, who led the ass and its burden to the sanctuary.
At Sens the Feast of the Ass was associated with the Feast of Fools, celebrated at Vespers on the Feast of Circumcision.
The clergy went in procession to the west door of the church, where two canons received the ass, amid joyous chants, and led it to the precentor's table.
Between the lessons the ass was solemnly fed, and at the conclusion of the service was led by the precentor out into the square before the church (conductus ad ludos); water was poured on the precentor's head, and the ass became the centre of burlesque ceremonies, dancing and buffoonery being carried on far into the night, while the clergy and the serious-minded retired to matins and bed.
For curious instances of the part played by the ass in medieval church festivals see the article Fools, Feast Of.
at Clermont became the staple for wandering preachers, among whom Peter the Hermit distinguished himself by his fiery zea1.2 Riding on an ass from place to place through France and along the Rhine, he carried away by his eloquence thousands of the poor.
The first class includes the isabelline bear, badger, pole-cat, ermine, roe and fallow deer, wild ass, Syrian squirrel, pouched marmoset, gerbill and leopard.
Lucian and Apuleius give descriptions of the beggar-priests who went round the great cities with an image of the goddess on an ass and collected money.
The zebra (Equus grevyi) is found in Ogaden and places to the south, the wild ass in the northern regions.
The chief domestic animals are the camel and the ass, both of prime stock.
TIGLATH - PILESER (Ass.
" If the law simply consists of ordinary expressions and narratives, such as the words of Esau, Hagar, Laban, the ass of Balaam or Balaam himself, why should it be called the law of truth, the perfect law, the true witness of God ?
Henry received a good education, of which in later life he was proud; he is credited with the saying that an unlettered king is only a crowned ass.
2 The identification of the Israelite king with Me-ni-hi-(im)-mi of Sa-me-ri-na-ai on the Ass.
- This book was an antiJewish legend representing Zacharias as having been put to death by the Jews because he had seen the God of the Jews in the form of an ass in the temple (Epiphanius, Haer.
6° C i Capital of Federal District Capitals of States and Territories 0 Railways of Venezuela - the horse, ass, ox, sheep, goat, hog, dog, cat, &c. - are not indigenous.
Far down in the Sahara, to the south of Tunisia, the Arabs report the existence of a wild ass, apparently identical with that of Nubia.
Roman mosaics show representations not only of this ass, but of the oryx, hartebeest, and perhaps of the addax.
His pulpit in the duomo was defiled, an ass's skin spread over the cushion and shar nails fixed in the board Bxcorn-, p mun.cated.
As the father of Isaac and Ishmael, he is ultimately the common ancestor of the Israelites and their nomadic fierce neighbours, men roving unrestrainedly like the wild ass, troubled by and troubling every one (xvi.
This variety forms a passage to the species glaucodote, (Co,Fe)AsS, which is found as well-developed orthorhombic crystals in copper ore at Hakansboda in Ramberg parish, Vestmanland, Sweden.
PHILISTINES, 1 the general name for the people of Philistia (Ass.
At first the Angel is seen only by the ass, which arouses Balaam's anger by its efforts to avoid the Angel.
The ass is miraculously enabled to speak to Balaam.
Yahweh at last enables Balaam to see the Angel, who tells him that he would have slain him but for the ass.
Maimonides suggested that the episode of the Angel and the conversation with the ass is an account of a vision; similar views have been held by E.
" Bileam"), regard the statements about the ass speaking as figurative; the ass brayed, and Balaam translated the sound into words.
Next morning He rides into Jerusalem on an ass's colt.
Archilochus described Thasos as "an ass's backbone crowned with wild wood," and the description still suits the mountainous island with its forests of fir.
It is probable that the milk of ruminants possesses certain physical and physiological distinctions from that of non-ruminant animals, which will account for the virtues attributed to the milk of the ass and mare.
Montsioa's reply was short: " No one ever spanned-in an ass with an ox in one yoke."
The following are rare: wild ass; beaver, said to have been observed on the Euphrates; wolf, among others a variety of black wolf (Canis lycaon), said to be found in the plains; lion, said to roam as far as the Khabur.
mention is made of an Aramaean letter (Harper, Ass.
2 Drews takes this to mean "riding on an ass."
As the middle ages advanced the procession became more and more popular and increasingly a dramatic representation of the triumphal progress of Christ, the bishop riding on an ass or horse, as in the East.
The reindeer now occurs only as a fossil; the sable, mentioned in the annals, has migrated eastwards; the wild horse, described by the annals as intermediate between the horse and the ass - probably similar to the Equus przewalskii of central Asia - is reputed to have been met with in the 13th century in the basin of the Warta, and two centuries later in the forests of Lithuania.
Fish are caught in great numbers in the rivers and marshes, chiefly barbel and carp, and the latter attain so great a size that one is a sufficient load for an ass.
Of these the camel and the ass are the most common.
The ass, often a tall and handsome creature, is indigenous.
Men, who can afford to keep a horse, mule or ass are very seldom seen to walk.
The ordinary beast of burden, even in the desert, was the ass.
Another, of the Eloquent Peasant whose ass had been stolen, was only a framework to the rhetoric of endless petitions.
SETB (Egyptian Set, Stb or StI), by the Greeks called Typhon, was depicted as an animal that has been compared with the jerboa by some, and with t e okapi by others, but which the Egyptians themselves occasionally conceived to be nothing but a sadly drawn ass.
It had been foretold to his mother before his birth that he should be "a wild ass among men," and that he should dwell "before the face of" (that is, to the eastward of) his brethren.
ASS,' 'FEAST OF THE, formerly a festival in northern France,.
A girl with a baby at her breast and seated on an ass splendidly caparisoned was led through the town to the church, and there placed at the gospel side of the altar while mass was said.
The ceremony degenerated into a burlesque in which the ass of the flight became confused with Balaam's ass.
CH.) ASS (O.E.
The ancient Egyptians symbolized an ignorant person by the head and ears of an ass, and the Romans thought it a bad omen to meet one.
The foolishness and obstinacy of the ass has caused the name to be transferred metaphorically to human beings; and the fifth proposition of Book i.
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With regard to the ancient Egyptians, however, we learn that the huntsmen Historic constituted an entire sub-division of the great second Field dresses and furniture were ornamented with similar subjects.2 The game pursued included the lion, the wild ass, the gazelle and the hare, and the implements chiefly employed seem to have been the javelin and the bow.
10, 3) to have killed no fewer than forty head of game (boar, wild ass, deer) in one day.
In Roman literature allusions to the pleasures of the chase (wild ass, boar, hare, fallow deer being specially mentioned as favourite game) are not wanting (Virg.
A blind man appealed to Jesus as " the Son of David," and was answered by the restoration of his sight; and when, a little later, Jesus fulfilled an ancient prophecy by mounting an ass and riding into Jerusalem, the multitudes shouted their welcome to the returning " kingdom of David."
4 seq., to care for one's enemy's ox or ass likewise refers to Israelites; Proverbs conceives the principle in a higher way and extends it beyond the limits of the nation.
Having decided against the god, his ears were changed into those of an ass.
Midas with the ass's ears was a frequent subject of the Attic satyr-drama.
In view of the relations subsisting among Palestine, Mitanni and the Hittites, it is evident that Babylonian 5 Amor (Ass.
The wild ass, Gorkhar of Persia (Equus onager), is frequent on the sandy tracts in the south-west.
The wild ass (Equus hemionus) is confined to the sandy deserts of Sind and Cutch, where, from its speed and timidity, Wild ass.
He was forced to publish a " recantation," probably the speech de Provinciis Consularibus, and in a private letter says frankly, " I know that I have been a regular ass."
Mahommed was beaten, taken in his flight, and, according to some reports, sewn in the skin of an ass and burned.
Notwithstanding these fine words, Abu'l-Abbas did not trust 1 Merwan has been nicknamed al-Ja`di and al-Himar (the Ass).
That the name Mizraim (Misraim), "Egypt," was extended eastwards of the Delta is in itself probable, but it is still uncertain whether the term (also Ass.
He soon leapt into fame as an emotional revivalist preacher: his very ass became an object of popular adoration; and thousands of peasants eagerly took the cross at his bidding.
Among the wild animals are the lion, tiger, leopard, lynx, brown bear, hyena, hog, badger, porcupine, pole-cat, weasel, marten, wolf, jackal, fox, hare, wild ass, wild sheep, wild cat, mountaingoat, gazelle and deer.
Thus it is quite conceivable that they brought it with them into Western Asia: and the quarter from which it came is sufficiently indicated by the fact that the Babylonians write the word horse with a group of signs denoting ass of the East.
This pledge he redeemed, and he is, in consequence, the darling of Persian tradition, which bestows on him the title of Gor (the wild ass), and is eloquent on his adventures in the chase and in love.
The leading silver minerals are native silver; argentite or silver glance, Ag 2 S, usually containing small amounts of lead, copper and tin; dyscrasite or antimonial silver, Ag 2 Sb to Ag,3Sb, an isomorphous mixture of silver and antimony; proustite or light red silver ore, Ag 3 AsS 3; pyrargyrite or dark red silver ore, Ag 3 SbS 3; stephanite, Ag 5 SbS 4; miargyrite, AgSbS2; stromeyerite, CuAgS; polybasite, 9(Cu 2 S,Ag 2 S) (Sb 2 S 3, As 2 S 3); cerargyrite or horn silver, AgCI; bromite or bromargyrite, AgBr; embolite, Ag(C1,Br); iodite or iodargyrite, AgI.
Cupric chloride acts upon argentite (Ag2S+ CuC1 2 =2AgC1+CuS), proustite (4Ag 3 AsS 3 +4CuC1 2 =8AgC1-}- 2Ag 2 S+4CuS+2As 2 S 3), pyrargyrite (2Ag 3 SbS 3 -I-3CuC1 2 =6AgC1+ 3CuS+Sb 2 S 3), and is also reduced to cuprous chloride by metallic iron.
The giraffe is found in the western districts, the zebra and wild ass frequent the lower plateaus and the rocky hills of the north.
The ass is also small and strong; and the mule, bred in large numbers, is of excellent quality, and both as a transport animal and as a mount is preferred to the horse.
- Beecher at the end of the 17th century pointed out that "when a mare has had a mule by an ass and afterwards a foal by a horse, there are evident marks on the foal of the mother having retained some ideas of her former paramour, the ass."
That mares used in mule breeding are liable to be infected is still widely believed, but irrefragable evidence of the influence of the ass persisting, as Agassiz assumed, is conspicuous by its absence.
In all these establishments, after two or three crossings of the mare and ass, the breeders cause the mare to be put to a horse; yet a pure-bred foal has never been produced resembling either an ass or a mule."
His symbols from the animal kingdom were the bull (perhaps a totemistic attribute and identified with him), the panther, the lion, the tiger, the ass, the goat, and sometimes also the dolphin and the snake.
Among the domestic animals introduced are the ass and pig.
exel, literally "little ass."
In the higher mountainous parts animal life is more abundant, the typical forms being the wild yak, the kulan or wild ass, the arkhari or wild sheep, the orongo and other antelopes, the marmot, wolf, hare partridge and bear.
So Balaam, still without consulting Yahweh, saddled his ass and set out for Moab, attended only by two servants.
The land through which he had to pass, so far from being a desert, was a land of oil and wine; and when Balaam was riding along a narrow path between two vineyards, the angel of Yahweh would have slain him, had not his ass swerved and saved him.
That this episode belongs to J no one need ever forget, since the only parallel in Scripture to the speaking ass is the serpent that spoke in Eden.
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His power of patient endurance, or perhaps his slowness, earned him the title of "the Ass"; but such was the esteem awakened by his high moral qualities that, on the death of Zeno in 263, he became the leader of the school.
The comparison of the will unable to act between two equally balanced motives to an ass dying of hunger between two equal and equidistant bundles of hay is not found in his works, and may have been invented by his opponents to ridicule his determinism.
The open savannas are the home of large ungulates, especially antelopes, the giraffe (peculiar to Africa), zebra, buffalo, wild ass and four species of rhinoceros; and of carnivores, such as the lion, leopard, hyaena, &c. The okapi (a genus restricted to Africa) is found only in the dense forests of the Congo basin.
There are two species of Asiatic wild ass, with several varieties.
The African wild ass (E.
Cases of fertile union are recorded between the horse and the quagga, the horse and the bonte-quagga or Burchell's zebra, the horse and the onager and kiang or Asiatic wild asses, the common ass and the zebra, the ass and bontequagga, the ass and the onager, the onager and the zebra, and the onager and the bonte-quagga.
The two species which are farthest removed in structure, the horse and the ass, produce, as is well known, hybrids or mules, which in certain qualities useful to man excel both their progenitors, and in some countries and for certain kinds of work are in greater requisition than either.
The patience of the ass, the high spirit of the horse, the obstinacy of the mule, have long been proverbial.
It is longer in the ass than in the horse.
A gentilic of the form Ru-u-ai occurs in a letter (of an Assyrian king?) to chiefs in a (Babylonian?) town as the designation of three captives (Harper, Ass.
He's a bit of a pain in the ass.
But I'm going to ride it for my eight seconds and get my rodeo ribbon, before I get tossed on my ass.
"This isn't the way!" she said, as she fidgeted her fat ass on the edge of the seat.
Are the fish biting your ass instead of you worm?
She didn't realize her natural effect on men, what with the sultry sway of her hips and ass and her large, dark eyes.
Get your ass to the range and learn to shoot.
"He needs an ass beating, not coddling!" he snapped.
"I spend an hour at the bottom of the ocean saving his ass because he decides to try and kill himself, and you give him milk and cookies!" he muttered.
"Iggy, move your ass!" he shouted.
"No, B, Dusty will kick my ass first," Jonny said, a haunted look crossing his face.
Your Oracle's a pain in the ass.
You're such an ass, Damian!
You're an ass, Pierre.
My sweet, pain in the ass Oracle.
I won't sayâ€”'cause if I told you you'd be so scared you'd go running out here like there was a bear on your ass.
As Dean rose to leave, he added with a sneer, If this is some joke, I'll have your ass.
Besides, Dean thought, Randyâ€”single or marriedâ€”probably has more sense than to get knocked on his ass by a zillion pounds of water pressure aimed at his body.
I stabbed himâ€”in the ass.
You've covered my ass every time I screwed up.
I lied my ass off and told her it was the Dark One.
You're welcome for saving your ass, by the way.
You think I lugged your heavy ass for two miles?
Rhyn, you ass, how long have you been there?
"They can be pains in the ass," Katie said from her seat on a stone bench beneath a massive oak tree.
"I.d prefer you didn.t act like such an ass around here," Kris muttered as one of the servants dropped a tray of dishes at the sight of the massive cat.
Now I understand why Kris is such an ass to humans.
He didn.t even know yet if he could protect anyone.s ass, except his own.
If you give a shit about anything, you.ll get your ass out there and fight.
Someone out there is a killer and if Corday has his head up his ass over your guilt, somebody needs to be taking a hard look at what really happened.
Frankly, I agree he was being a pain in the ass, but you quit being a detective when you left the Eastâ€”we're the guys still on the job.
She approached him and said, "You are a pompous ass, and not nearly as good looking as you think."
He pursed his lips and tsked, "Nah, I think I was pretty much a pompous ass as a human too."
But you're my pompous ass, and I like you that way.
Well isn't that a kick in the ass... all right, let's move onâ€¦ how freaking strong are you?
Like I told you, when the twins found out half the state was after their ass, they laid lowâ€”for a long time, couple of months.
Listen, you little son-of-a-bitch, I'll toss your ass right out this door to the street and then advertise on television exactly where you are and sell tickets while we watch them cut you up in little pieces.
If you were one of my Guardians, I'd kick your ass for not thinking before you acted and putting others in danger.
Sure, he was a pompous ass, but the truth is, he could have been a complete gentleman and I don't think it would have made any difference.
She watched him, mouth agape at the muscles outlined in his back and the tight ass.
Nice ass, if you catalog that.
Slapping a stranger's ass is not a compliment, especially when that stranger is a woman.
"You're welcome for saving your ass," he said, the tension easing from his body.
On page 194, Mr Dempster has an antler growing out of his ass.
arsethony, with a face like a smacked ass.
arsey you're going to get your ass kicked later aren't you.
arsest one person making a total ass of himself.
arsethink Kylie's got the best ass in pop - I wouldn't say no to Kylie.
arseorley - I saw her once, she had a dead fat ass, unlike me, who hasn't.. .
arsei, Benn, Eubank, Barrera, Marciano they were all on their ass at some time.
arsee simple truth is, I've been a lazy ass!
arseere is always one smart ass, isn't there!
arsestead they focused on Joey Barton showing of his bare ass to Everton fans.
arses 6th July Arrived Tuesday 5th after 6 hours flying and six stops (sore ass ).
arse knuckles were white and my ass cheeks clenched tight, Kim laughed and the Nepali raft guides slept their hang overs off.
arseat John Major was big time ass hole you know.
arsewel Perkins Jnr, Guy Woods and myself were aboard Champagne with Guy at the ass end steering us up and down the river.
arsekimo 24th June 2002, 19:13 i think doom 3 is gonna kick ass.
arsempard couldnt hit a cow's ass with a banjo.
arse's Stalinism with a human face like a horse's ass.
arsets - should have got my ass in gear earlier.
ass kicked at pool all the time?
I wouldn't kiss the clubs ass like Jo seems to be but hey, she's got a fair point!
Will Bottom ever stop making an ass of himself?
What picture does the phrase " pompous ass " spontaneously bring to your mind?
Clapham, the " silly ass " who could never find the right word at the right time, was the thin one.
Wouldn't you love to stuff you fingers into Envy's tight ass?
Either you come back here on your own or I drag your sorry ass back on the bumper of my car.
ass hole ticket conductor on the train at Swindon.
Personally I would pay money to see Sharman open a can of whoop ass on Trace.
Charr is doing a kick ass job, carrying on from the late great Dan Damage, who sadly passed away on July 2004.
And he not ugly, he probably look better than yo ass!
ass's colt in mock triumph.
ass's head erased Sable, a canton Gules.
People don't really give a rat's ass about how an animal feels.
But when Max sweet talks the skinny babe into taking some pictures for him, he's soon reaming her ass deep and wide!
baboon's ass, and his gray hair was matted in all sorts of directions.
Chances are he saw a rotor blade closely followed by his ass flying past his shoulder blades.
Says: April 19th, 2005 at 11:16 pm [...] ut the kissy ass bollocks the media give them.
They had soon taken a large booty, which the Lion requested the Ass to divide between them.
No-one physically forced you to spend the bulk of your precious time in Andizhan on your ass.
A pat on the back is only a few centimeters from a kick up the ass.
centimeters from a kick up the ass.
My knuckles were white and my ass cheeks clenched tight, Kim laughed and the Nepali raft guides slept their hang overs off.
I was well chuffed to be living there ' cause I'd fancied the ass off Victoria for ages.
The marvelous scope cinematography and ass kicking choreography kept things thoroughly entertaining. *** 48.
clause in the Respect constitution is, frankly, a pain in the ass for the Socialist Workers Party, the majority faction.
He will ride into Jerusalem upon an ass's colt in mock triumph.
conceited ass in the Territory.
All Shepherd, King, and Ass related connections count double. blind mornington crescent An ancient variation requiring immense skill.
Just Steve Rider sitting there in a dimly lit London broom cupboard looking bored off his ass.
Alongside this moral lesson, there is also a long disquisition on the natural history of the ass.
donkey rides, Thailand: would you like to ride on your own ass?
flouncefore, if you don't like men flouncing about like that have a feather tickling there ass, then don't watch.
I know, I'm a boring old fogey, but I'm there to learn, not to ass about.
Hell, any band with a reputation for having a frontman who sticks a firework into his ass on stage is alright by me.
For the obligatory encore Dexter spun a little more drum & bass and the pure funk of Mystikal's Shake Your Ass.
gaolgust 11 th 1824 Samuel Salter committed to Bury jail charged with stealing a male ass from Philip Golding of Glemsford.
Some, such as Dorcas gazelle and Somali wild ass can only be seen in the UK at Marwell.
Another Coat: Argent, an ass's head erased Sable, a canton gules.
Near the end of the races, when people are blowing out their ass, before long I can see a nasty accident happening!
Through towering hills proud men shall ride No horse or ass move by his side.
jawbone of an ass to kill his neighbor, there were chances of survival for others.
jawbone of a donkey (making an ass of them, you might say ).
karma quoth... honey you had surgery on your ass?
kicked serious ass, so check them out!
kick ass, it is not like Jackie Chan or a Jet Li movie.
kick up the ass now and again, McClaren might do the trick.
kissy ass bollocks the media give them.
lard ass and applies for a job?
That's not ass licking him, it is fact.
This newest bastard stepchild from the unholy matrimony of Daimler Benz and Chrysler just plain looks like ass.
i get drunk on tour and act like an ass, I mumble and I splutter.
Then I'll complain a lot, become neurotic, and generally be a pain in the ass for a while.
pain in the ass.
pain in the ass to work with.
plodded along in his own time knowing the Hare was about to make an ass of himself.
pompous ass " spontaneously bring to your mind?
BTW, that is " rat's ass ", not " rat's ass ", not " rats ass " Clinton did not lie uner oath.
red-blooded rock fan will shake their ass to.
I used to be anally retentive, then I lost my ass, Cheers, Gerry.
rotor blade closely followed by his ass flying past his shoulder blades.
saggy ass of stale council regulations.
Ca n't shag your slack ass on the hard shoulder.
skinny babe into taking some pictures for him, he's soon reaming her ass deep and wide!
sorry ass out of bed at a respectable hour.
spank the ass off the Portuguese in the footie?
spanked ass ' look.
I like his use of the Irish language: a liberal sprinkling of the words entirely, roar, ass, fiddler's fart.
I won't wear a swimsuit that rides up my ass.
toe-to-toe with anything Tarantino can conjure up and still come out kicking some serious ass.
ungracious way the Ass players (didn't) accept defeat.
The holy travelers proceeded on their perilous journey on foot, leading a little ass, carrying some books and sacred vestments.
And I like the way he gets his ass whooped by a girl, which is cool.
whoop ass on Trace.
On the other hand carelessness and neglect were severely punished, as in the case of the unskilful physician, if it led to loss of life or limb his hands were cut off, a slave had to be replaced, the loss of his eye paid for to half his value; a veterinary surgeon who caused the death of an ox or ass paid quarter value; a builder, whose careless workmanship caused death, lost his life or paid for it by the death of his child, replaced slave or goods, and in any case had to rebuild the house or make good any damages due to defective building and repair the defect as well.
Before everything he was an ascetic and a mystic - an ascetic who, though gentle to others, wore out his body by self-denial, so much so that when he came to die he begged pardon of "brother Ass the body" for having unduly ill-treated it: a mystic irradiated with the love of God, endowed in an extraordinary degree with the spirit of prayer, and pouring forth his heart by the hour in the tenderest affections to God and our Lord.
How far totemism, or belief in deified animal ancestors, existed in prehistoric Israel, as evidenced by the tribal names Simeon (hyena, wolf), Caleb (dog), IIamor (ass), Rahel (ewe) and Leah (wild cow), &c., 6 as well as by the laws respecting clean and unclean animals, is too intricate and speculative a problem to be discussed here.
13); (34) the tree called peridexion (protects pigeons from the serpent by its shadow); (35) the pigeons (of several colours;: led by one of them, which is of a purple or golden colour); (36) the antelope (or hydrippus; caught by its horns in the thicket); (37) the fireflints (of two sexes; combine to produce fire); (38) the magnet (adheres to iron); (39) the saw-fish (sails in company with ships); (40) the ibis (fishes only along the shore); (41) the ibex (descries a hunter from afar); (42) the diamond again (read "carbuncle"; found only by night); (43) the elephant.(conceives after partaking of mandrake; brings forth in the water; the young protected from the serpent by the father; when fallen is lifted up only by a certain small individual of its own kind); (44) the agate (employed in pearl-fishing); (45) the wild ass and ape (mark the equinox); (46) the Indian stone (relieves patients of the dropsy); (47) the heron (touches no dead body, and keeps to one dwellingplace); (48) the sycamore (or wild fig; grubs living inside the fruit and coming out); (49) the ostrich (devours all sorts of things; forgetful of its own eggs).
6Ã‚° C i Capital of Federal District Capitals of States and Territories 0 Railways of Venezuela - the horse, ass, ox, sheep, goat, hog, dog, cat, &c. - are not indigenous.
Among notable mammals the chimpanzee is found in Unyoro, Toro and north-west Ankole, and has only recently become extinct in Buganda; the okapi inhabits the Semliki forests on the Congo frontier; the giraffe (the male sometimes developing five horn cores) is common in the Northern, Eastern and Rudolf provinces; there are three types of buffalo - the Cape, the Congo and the Abyssinian; two species of zebra (one of them Grevy's), the African wild ass, the square-lipped (" white ") and pointed-lipped (" black ") rhinoceroses, the elephant, hippopotamus, water tragelaph (" Speke's antelope "), Cape ant-bear, aard-wolf (Proteles), hunting-dog, and nearly every genus and most of the species of African antelopes.
16, 17 (also refers to the ass speaking), Jude xi.
He won't let it bite him on the ass.
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