ad astra per aspera
[ahd ah-strah per ah-spe-rah; English, ad as-truh per as-per-uh]
- to the stars through difficulties: motto of Kansas.
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The male of Ceratophora aspera bears on the extremity of Fig. 34.The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex
Severall sorts of Raia's skates & Thornebacks the Raia clauata oxyrinchus, raia oculata, aspera, spinosa fullonica.Notes and Letters on the Natural History of Norfolk
Bronchocele, s. 'a tumor of that part of the aspera tertia, called the Bronchos,' and this last word is wanting.
The priest, standing over the head of the corpse, faces the lamps, with branches of Leucas aspera and Vitex Negundo at his feet.Castes and Tribes of Southern India