sustenance


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In the same manner must a bliss, of which now they could have no conception, grow up within these children, and form a part of their sustenance for immortality.
Occasionally, the deep snow and the want of fodder obliged them to turn their weakest horses out to roam in quest of sustenance.
He has no poppied or honeyed cakes through which to give the monster sleep or sustenance.
There is a wonderful amount of sustenance in the first few words of love.
After such little scenes her spirits would maintain their flow, often for some hours, and, as I remarked before, her health therefrom took a sustenance and vigour which, previously to the event of her aunt's death and her dismissal, had almost recreated her whole frame.
It was the fur trade, in fact, which gave early sustenance and vitality to the great Canadian provinces.
His scanty sustenance was supplied by the berries and other spontaneous products of the forest.
Thou forgettest, however, Ben-Levi," replied Abel-Phittim, "that the Roman Pompey, who is now impiously besieging the city of the Most High, has no assurity that we apply not the lambs thus purchased for the altar, to the sustenance of the body, rather than of the spirit.
Often enough had he tried to reach those lips against her consent--often had he said gaily that her mouth and breath tasted of the butter and eggs and milk and honey on which she mainly lived, that he drew sustenance from them, and other follies of that sort.
They are kept to do the bidding of the race of therns; to furnish at once their sport and their sustenance.
In the awful stench of these frightful charnel isles haggard maniacs screamed and gibbered and fought among the torn remnants of their grisly feasts; while on those which contained but clean-picked bones they battled with one another, the weaker furnishing sustenance for the stronger; or with clawlike hands clutched at the bloated bodies that drifted down with the current.
Earlier, this had occupied my mind an hour; now I dismissed it in a moment; there was Eva, I must live for her; there must be ways of living at least a day or two without sustenance, and I must think of them.