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On the return of the Indian with meats of various kinds, she began to eat voraciously, and soon had regained sufficient courage to reply with spirit to his insolent remarks.
He walked up to the sideboard, and tearing a piece from the loaf he devoured it voraciously, washing it down with a long draught of water.
Four times he had slept the clock around from exhaustion, rousing on occasion, like any animal, to eat voraciously of the goat-meat, to drink large quantities of the coffee hot or cold, and to sink down into heavy but nightmare-ridden sleep.
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.
So, Shepherd started to investigate on her own, reading voraciously about women and midlife.
The eel breathes air, grows up to 3 feet long, slithers across land, and voraciously eats fish, frogs, and crayfish.
He reads voraciously, builds a car running on methane, predicts earthquakes and has a party trick with a pen that spooks even Doc.
In the wild, the birds eat voraciously on their last stop-over before crossing the Sahara desert - a distance of 1,500km.
But he's also fiercely, voraciously intelligent - and a man who cares about people and their problems.
If the black hole dines voraciously, then the disk remains thin and compact.
She's very bright, animated, she reads voraciously, and she's a great lover.
The Asian moths eat more voraciously than the Europeans and, because the females can fly, may spread four to five times faster, researchers warn.