Ass Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Ass


  1. Balaam’s ass ass which rebukes Balaam who then blesses the Israelites. [O.T.: Numbers 22:22–35]
  2. Bottom, Nick oaf upon whom Puck fixes ass’s head. [Br. Lit.: Midsummer Night’s Dream]
  3. Dapple Sancho’s ass. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
  4. Democratic Party donkey; symbol of Democratic Party in U.S. politics. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
  5. Golden Ass, The Lucius, transformed into donkey, observes foibles of mankind. [Rom. Lit.: Benét, 44]
  6. Midas for judging Pan winner of flute contest, his ears are changed to ass’s ears. [Gk. Myth.: Leach, 83]
  7. Pinocchio and Lampwick naughtiness causes them to sprout donkey’s ears and tails. [Ital. Lit.: Pinocchio]