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He simply devoured books, studying every detail of construction, and learning a great deal as to style and effect.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He devoured it whole with a kind of visual gulp—a flash; the entire meaning first, then lines, then separate words.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Confusion hath devoured the labour of our fathers from our youth, their flocks and their herds, their sons and their daughters.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
They worshipped her as if she was a being of another world, devoured her; all the treasures of life were centred in her.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
And thou hast taken thy sons, and thy daughters, whom thou hast borne to me: and hast sacrificed the same to them to be devoured.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Lucy devoured one yellow-covered novel after another, and time crept slowly on.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
At most, we can only go back to the naked savage who devoured his prisoner, and adorned himself with bones and feathers here.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
But those that had been the cause of his destruction, he cast into the den, and they were devoured in a moment before him.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
They have lied so often that no one will believe them, and in the midst of their remorse they are devoured by their love.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Athenæus assures us that he was carried, like a bird, in an iron cage until he was devoured by vermin.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)

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