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Such unromantic literature as Acts of Parliament had not, it may be supposed, up to this, formed part of my mental pabulum.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
I know, speaking for myself, I feel much better after perusing a column that might have supplied the pabulum of a sermon.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 108, MAY 18TH, 1895VARIOUS
Meanwhile, the daily papers furnished pabulum for the general curiosity and kept the interest as to the outcome on the increase.
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
The operatic pabulum in England consisted of the works of Balfe and Wallace.
MASTERS OF FRENCH MUSICARTHUR HERVEY
Has he no desire to furnish a nourishing pabulum and a healthful inspiration to the mind of his country?
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 76, FEBRUARY, 1864VARIOUS
For she will be a slave, whosoever may be her proprietor; being the pabulum of which slaves and victims are naturally formed.
THE GIRL OF THE PERIOD AND OTHER SOCIAL ESSAYS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELIZA LYNN LINTON
I should have mentioned long since that tea, the very pabulum of all domestic virtues, is the Russian's favourite beverage.
INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN GREECE, TURKEY, RUSSIA, AND POLAND, 7TH ED. VOL. 2 OF 2JOHN LLOYD STEPHENS
A supply of oil might then serve to restore this fat, and afford a sufficient pabulum to the devouring element.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
If any thing were thus needed as a pabulum for Oxygen, we might suppose it to be the oil itself that was thus burnt.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
Everybody thinks he can teach English literature, and the public doesnt care particularly: it takes its pabulum largely on trust.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 2ELIZABETH BISLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PABULUM

  • aliment
  • comestible
  • comestibles
  • eatables
  • edibles
  • fare
  • fodder
  • groceries
  • grub
  • nourishment
  • nutriment
  • nutrition
  • pabulum
  • provender
  • provision
  • provisions
  • rations
  • staples
  • sustenance
  • viand
  • viands
  • victual
  • victuals
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