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Usage examples for Ake

  1. One of the graves has a cross of great taste and is over a " Driver Page," a New Zealand Artillery man, and after the inscription is the word " Ake- Ake". – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  2. We dined together, and after dinner I to the office, and there very late, very busy, doing much business indeed, and so with great comfort home to supper, and so to bed to ease my foot, which toward night began to ake. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. Johanna glanced up with injured surprise and then tittered, " Miss Barb wear a shawl- fo' de Lawd's sa- ake! – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  4. I drank but two glasses of wine this day, and yet it makes my head ake all night, and indisposed me all the next day, of which I am glad. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  5. The de- e- vil ta- a- ta- ake me, she must do it or I will drive her entirely away. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  6. L. " And, lastly, for mirth's sake and Christmas cheer, We bear the seedling berries, for increase, To graft the Druid oaks, from year to year, Careful that mistletoe may never cease;- Wherefore, if thou dost prize the shady peace Of sombre forests, or to see light break Through sylvan cloisters, and in spring release Thy spirit amongst leaves from careful ake, Spare us our lives for the Green Dryad's sake." – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  7. At noon home and dined in my wife's chamber, she being much troubled with the tooth- ake, and I staid till a surgeon of hers come, one Leeson, who hath formerly drawn her mouth, and he advised her to draw it: so I to the Office, and by and by word is come that she hath drawn it, which pleased me, it being well done. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  8. In William Harrison's Description of the Island of Britain, occurs the following curious passage: Now we have many chimneys, and yet our tenderlings complain of reumes, catarres and poses; then had we none but reredores, and our heads did never ake. – Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence
  9. It was in Captain Cocke's business of hemp, wherein the King is absolutely abused; but I was for peace sake contented to be quiet and to sign to his bill, but in my manner so as to justify myself, and so all was well; but to see what a knave Sir W. Batten is makes my heart ake. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  10. You great fellow, Stand close vp, or Ile make your head ake Por. – Henry-VIII by Shakespeare, William
  11. Therefore this heart- ake; for I am lost beyond all hope. – The Gamester (1753) by Edward Moore Commentator: Charles H. Peake Phillip R. Wikelund
  12. Then had we none but reredosses, and our heads did neuer ake. – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  13. Then had we none but reredosses; and our heads did never ake. – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand
  14. So will I make The ablest man in Rhodes, or his heart to ake. – The Maids Tragedy by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
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