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I thought his memory was like the other memories of the dead that accumulate in every man's life,--a vague impress on the brain of shadows that had fallen on it in their swift and final passage; but before the high and ponderous door, between the tall houses of a street as still and decorous as a well-kept alley in a cemetery, I had a vision of him on the stretcher, opening his mouth voraciously, as if to devour all the earth with all its mankind.
Thus it happened in the present case; for though Jones perhaps wanted a prompter, and might have travelled much farther, had he been alone, with an empty stomach; yet no sooner did he sit down to the bacon and eggs, than he fell to as heartily and voraciously as Partridge himself.
Next night, when he had eat his poor meal voraciously (he was accustomed to do that, they had observed, as though he had no other in the day), this fellow sat down at his elbow.
He flung himself upon the cold meat and bread which were still lying upon the table from his host's supper, and devoured it voraciously.
Voraciously punishing any ball that was loose, and plenty which weren't, he appears ready as can be for Ashes combat if the call comes.
I read it voraciously as a teenager and it has now been turned into a film starring Carey Mulligan as Bathsheba Everdene, the headstrong, vivacious heroine with a terrible choice in men.
At a time when she was reading voraciously, but not getting exactly what she was yearning for, she started to write the kind of story she was searching for.
The results will be consumed -- voraciously, no doubt -- at today's lunch for the many riders who persevere.
In her early 80s, Kalpana spends her time in spiritualism and voraciously reads old classic literature.
When AgRP was either naturally or artificially stimulated in animal models, it caused mice to eat voraciously after conducting a relentless search for food.
The fed mice, which had already consumed their daily meal and otherwise had no interest in food, proceeded to search out and voraciously eat after DREADD stimulation.
The Olympics are one of those unique events that spark a desire in consumers to voraciously seek out updates and news about the sports that matter most to them," said Dan Goman, CEO and Founder of OwnZones.