Only to intimate friends is there aught singular in his behaving as he now does.
For aught he knew, she might already have escaped or be married to Peter Brome.
If you have aught to say touching matters foreign to this, speak, and I can listen; then, prithee depart.
Hereupon, Mr. Godfrey asked if there was aught evil in the book.
I imagine that this has much more to do with peculiarities of the Chinese civilization than aught else.
In the sheer youth of her (he realized) more than in aught else, lay her chiefest charm.
They have reached the apotheosis of flowerhood—the highest destiny vouchsafed to aught that grows.
A man cannot do aught but his best, but that will I strive to do this day.
And why, if we can help it, should public money ever be spent for aught but the public good?
I can not think that Nature has aught to do with these naked inequalities.
"something," Old English awiht "aught, anything, something," literally "e'er a whit," from Proto-Germanic *aiwi "ever" (from PIE *aiw- "vital force, life, long life, eternity;" see eon) + *wihti "thing, anything whatever" (see wight). In Shakespeare, Milton and Pope, aught and ought occur indiscriminately.