Oh, aye,” Savile responded: “How do they know whether I am or not?
That Tut accomplished all this before his 12th birthday suggests aye was the power behind the throne.
But, as Ritchie recalled, he lifted an arm and pointed to one of his eyes, thus letting all know that he was voting “aye.”
aye continued in power under Tut, who quickly returned to the old capital and restored the old religion.
“aye ready;” and arm-in-arm we raced into the dining-room, scandalizing the servants.
aye, so it has, agreed Mrs. Parry Wynn, intelligent an—an—lively.
aye; such a gathering as one may have in these sad days, my children.
aye, sister, both of us--come and persuade this foolish Wulfric.
As many as favor the motion make it known by saying "aye" (ayes respond).
aye, but if you come as a Mar-joy I will show you the way out, my word for that!
"always, ever," c.1200, from Old Norse ei "ever" (cognate with Old English a "always, ever"), from PIE *aiw- "vital force, life, long life, eternity" (cf. Greek aion "age, eternity," Latin aevum "space of time;" see eon).