I like to look at a Russian or a German or an Italian - I even like to look at a Frenchman if I ever have the luck to catch him engaged in anything that ain't indelicate - but LOOKING don't cure the hunger
- what you want is talk.
It is famished, it is crazed wit hunger
by that time, and will be entirely satisfied with anything that comes handy; its taste is atrophied, it can't tell mud cat from shad.
They did not know that the quicker a fresh-water fish is on the fire after he is caught the better he is; and they reflected little upon what a sauce open-air sleeping, open-air exercise, bathing, and a large ingredient of hunger
As uncle Jerry drove homeward under the stars, well content with his attempts at keeping the peace, he thought wistfully of the touch of Rebecca's head on his knee, and the rain of her tears on his hand; of the sweet reasonableness of her mind when she had the matter put rightly before her; of her quick decision when she had once seen the path of duty; of the touching hunger
for love and understanding that were so characteristic in her.
Ex- perience is a keen teacher; and long before you had mastered your A B C, or knew where the "white sails" of the Chesapeake were bound, you began, I see, to gauge the wretchedness of the slave, not by his hunger
and want, not by his lashes and toil, but by the cruel and blighting death which gathers over his soul.
Ravenous, and now very faint, I devoured a spoonful or two of my portion without thinking of its taste; but the first edge of hunger
blunted, I perceived I had got in hand a nauseous mess; burnt porridge is almost as bad as rotten potatoes; famine itself soon sickens over it.
was pushed out of the tall houses, in the wretched clothing that hung upon poles and lines; Hunger
was patched into them with straw and rag and wood and paper; Hunger
was repeated in every fragment of the small modicum of firewood that the man sawed off; Hunger
stared down from the smokeless chimneys, and started up from the filthy street that had no offal, among its refuse, of anything to eat.
While engaged in this and other talk, night overtook them on the road before they had reached or discovered any place of shelter; and what made it still worse was that they were dying of hunger
, for with the loss of the alforjas they had lost their entire larder and commissariat; and to complete the misfortune they met with an adventure which without any invention had really the appearance of one.
Dying of hunger
, thirst, fatigue, and want of sleep, these unfortunates reached a shore where they saw before them wood, provisions, innumerable camp equipages, and carriages,--in short a whole town at their service.
At any rate no waterway was in sight, and the entire party was almost ready to drop from hunger
, thirst and fatigue.
You are never out of temper, always calm; you would return thanks before grace, and die of hunger
rather than complain
But so soon as this strangeness had been realised it passed, and my dominant motive became the hunger
of my long and dismal fast.