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The disease, eating away his life, had diminished that revolt against death which is in the healthy flesh of every man.

When they got there, there was no Jackal to be seen; but they saw the great Camel, eating away at the juicy sugar-cane.

Stories to Tell ChildrenSara Cone Bryant

Even Silver, eating away, with Captain Flint upon his shoulder, had not a word of blame for their reck208lessness.

Rain water containing carbonic dioxide has a great effect in eating away all limestone rocks, chalk included.

Even Silver, eating away, with Captain Flint upon his shoulder, had not a word of blame for their recklessness.

Treasure IslandRobert Louis Stevenson

But these are wearing away the ground over the whole country, while the sea is only eating away at the coast line.

Rouletabille was eating away now at strange viands that it would have been difficult for him to name.

But all the guests, inasmuch as they were eating away from home, had to be more particular.

Hints to PilgrimsCharles Stephen Brooks

After eating away the surface of the stone the acids have the property of giving it a fine polish.

A seated cancer upon the face was eating away her life, as it had already destroyed every vestige of her former beauty.

Hubert's WifeMinnie Mary Lee

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