How true is it, that "sailors make their money like horses, and spend it like asses!"
An Italian proverb says: "The furrier gets the skins of more foxes than asses."
My mother, who saw that I did not relish the asses' milk, put in a word for me.
You might as well affirm the existence of mules, and deny that of horses and asses.
Their dogs and their asses might bear his name, but their own lives and liberty must answer to it.
Only their mules and asses, all hobbled and still saddled, were up and feeding.
Here we find what asses we are, for things go off quite easily, all by themselves.
So, then, I am not only to bark at the asses all day, but I am to bay the wolves by night?
He cried furiously: "Don't shoot at one another, you asses!"
Like Saul and his asses, we no longer cared about our craft so long as we escaped.