That morning a rumor had reached the village of a famine in the island of Crete.
That was in case of an enemy or a famine when the people might be tempted to eat it.
I could have pronounced him, alone, to be a young man aged by famine and sickness.
This is the usual result of feast after famine, and was to be expected.
This famine was not a long one, but it was severe while ...