asthore


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asthore

(æsˈθɔː)
n
my treasure: a term of endearment
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There was a primeval piano in his sitting-room, and on the second morning it suited his mood to sit down at this and sing 'Asthore', the fruity pathos of which ballad appealed to him strongly at this time, accompanying himself by an ingenious arrangement in three chords.
Softly at first, then gathering volume as the spirit of the song gripped him, he began to sing 'Asthore'.