vb. (context archaic English) (en-past of: ask)
Usage examples of "askt".
His reuerend haires and holy grauitieThe knight much honord, as beseemed well,And gently askt, where all the people bee,Which in that stately building wont to dwell.
The knight him seeing labour so in vaine,Askt who he was, and what he ment thereby:Who groning deepe, thus answerd him againe.
At last turning her feare to foolish wrath,She askt, what deuill had her thither brought,And who she was, and what vnwonted pathHad guided her, vnwelcomed, vnsought?
But when her well auizing, he perceiuedTo be no vision, nor fantasticke sight,Great comfort of her presence he conceiued,And felt in his old courage new delightTo gin awake, and stirre his frozen spright:Tho rudely askt her, how she thither came.
With that she heard some one close by her sideSighing and sobbing sore, as if the paineHer tender hart in peeces would diuide:Which she long listning, softly askt againeWhat mister wight it was that so did plaine?
Which Artegall well hearing, though no moreBy law of armes there neede ones right to trie,As was the wont of warlike knights of yore,Then that his foe should him the field denie,Yet further right by tokens to descrie,He askt, what priuie tokens he did beare.
Tho to him running fast, he did not stayTo greet him first, but askt were where the rest.
The sober mother seeing such her mood,Yet knowing not, what meant that sodaine thro,Askt her, how mote her words be vnderstood,And what the matter was, that mou'd her so.
Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh Fountain side They sat them down, and after no more toil Of thir sweet Gardning labour then suffic'd To recommend coole ZEPHYR, and made ease More easie, wholsom thirst and appetite More grateful, to thir Supper Fruits they fell, Nectarine Fruits which the compliant boughes Yeilded them, side-long as they sat recline On the soft downie Bank damaskt with flours: The savourie pulp they chew, and in the rinde Still as they thirsted scoop the brimming stream.
This also thy request with caution askt Obtaine: though to recount Almightie works What words or tongue of Seraph can suffice, Or heart of man suffice to comprehend?
Because there they that us away led in captivitee, Requir'd of us a song, &thus askt mirth: us waste who laid, sing us among a Sion's song, unto us then they said.