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Literary usage of Ainsell
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Chronicle of North Country Lore and Legend (1889)
""My ainsell," retorted he, and no more questions were asked. Shortly they began to play together, like brother and Bieter. ..."
2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"... ainsell been there to hear, He 'd hae prayed to "be deaf as weel as dumb. 'Tie like an organ wi' nane to blaw ; But it 's a' the neet and the morn to ..."
3. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, George Lyman Kittredge (1886)
"... Her ainsell for to burn. 18 Then ane pat up this big bauld fire, Anither ca'd in the stake ; It was to burn her Lady ..."