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Horoscopo; in horoscopo, within that part of the sky considered as the ascendent, A. ii.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 7) -- INTRODUCTION, GLOSSARY, AND INDEXESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
But as we moved on down the shore, presently there came the night sounds from the country, frogs' voices in the ascendent.
THE VOODOO GOLD TRAILWALTER WALDEN
The theological element was distinctly ascendent and I, though a daughter of Levi, did not like it.
ALL THE DAYS OF MY LIFE: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHYAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
The ascendent is that point of the zodiacal circle which is seen to be just ascending above the horizon at a given moment.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 3 (OF 7)GEOFFREY CHAUCER
To know the right time, it was necessary to observe the ascendent (see note to l. 1268).
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 3 (OF 7)GEOFFREY CHAUCER
Outside of his official duties his passion for work again gained the ascendent.
THE WORLD'S GREAT MEN OF MUSICHARRIETTE BROWER
At all howers (the Sunne shining) the Signe and Degree ascendent, may be knowen.
THE MATHEMATICALL PRAEFACE TO ELEMENTS OF GEOMETRIE OF EUCLID OF MEGARAJOHN DEE
But when one's evil star is in the ascendent, precautions are like the vain strugglings of the fly in the web.
THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
The latter is here meant; Aries being the ascendent sign, Scorpio was below the horizon, and beyond the western 'angle.'
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 7) -- NOTES TO THE CANTERBURY TALESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
This principle worked well so long as the faith was in the ascendent but its effect was disastrous when decline began.
HINDUISM AND BUDDHISM, VOLUME II. (OF 3)CHARLES ELIOT

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