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  • The snake, however, to which the word "asp" has been most commonly applied is undoubtedly the haje of Egypt, the spy-slange or spitting snake of the Boers (Naja haje), one of the very poisonous Elarinae, from 3 to 4 ft.
  • Cases of collision have been tried in it (the "Vivid," 1 Asp. Maritime Law Cases, 601).
  • Asp, Paired anterior process of the subneural arch.
  • Drawn in the direction of the instantaneous axis, we have I I=M4/p(~ II); hence w varies asp. The locus of J may therefore be taken as the polhode (f 18).
  • Antony committed suicide, in the mistaken belief that she had already done so, but Octavian refused to yield to the charms of Cleopatra who put an end to her life, by applying an asp to her bosom, according to the common tradition, in the thirty-ninth year of her age (29th of August, 30 B.C.).
 

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