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.
Cleopatra was aware of this, and begged Charmian to remember the asp.
After that he was to be ready with the asp in the fish-market every day.
The asp was worshipped by the Egyptians under the name of urus.
Cleopatra was caused by the death of an asp which she dissolved in a wine cup.
An ancient marble at Rome represents Cleopatra with the asp on her arm.
I doubt it will be more like the asp in the Bible story, eh!
They have the ferocity of a bulldog and the venom of the Egyptian asp.
The hookworm, deadly as an asp, has got you in its loathsome grasp!