Fierce is the dragon and cunning the asp; but woman has the malice of both.
Woodmen always call the aspen the 'asp,' dropping the termination.
After that he was to be ready with the asp in the fish-market every day.
Cleopatra was aware of this, and begged Charmian to remember the asp.
The asp was worshipped by the Egyptians under the name of urus.
Cleopatra was caused ...