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And here I sit hungering and thirsting till my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth.
THE NURSERY, AUGUST 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 2VARIOUS
Shelley speaks of the sea as “hungering for calm,” and in this place one learned to understand the phrase.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
They were received with long shouts of welcome by the populace, hungering for republican liberty.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
A cave mouth, a fire within—he hastened his steps, hungering for warmth, until he stood in the entrance.
THE VALOR OF CAPPEN VARRAPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
All day they hung about the street of the little town, or sat in the parlour of the low–gabled Lion Inn, hungering for news.
WARWICKSHIRECLIVE HOLLAND
And the original first mention would be all you had learned about that dog, after all this waiting and hungering.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
I looked at him, longing, craving, hungering for his love as for a flame at which my heart could warm itself.
THE WOMAN THOU GAVEST MEHALL CAINE
Must he remain forever under the yoke, to atone for his own existence, hungering after that which other men freely enjoyed?
THE HILL OF VENUSNATHAN GALLIZIER
And so this Rokesmith, greedy and hungering, begins a-creeping on his hands and knees towards the money.
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
There is a special word in the Tahitian language to signify hungering after fish.
BALLADSROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

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