Ahasuerus knew him, and was gratefully disposed towards him.
Shahryar finds a model consort in Shahrazad, Ahasuerus in Esther.
I was given leave, and disinfected, and purified as thoroughly as Esther when she was being made worthy of Ahasuerus.
He was indebted to me no less than Ahasuerus was indebted to Mordecai.
For this blasphemy he was doomed to be taken at his word, and became a sort of Ahasuerus of the sea.
But of late her master—her 'old Jew,' her 'Ahasuerus,' cured it, or set it on the way to be cured. '
It shows that he does not treat Ahasuerus as an enemy of his people.
Ahasuerus had just sanctioned a senseless, bloodthirsty decree.
Unreasonable, however, as the demand of Ahasuerus was, Vashti ought not to have been so peremptory.
The first point was gained in securing the favour of Ahasuerus.