Meg could walk in the conservatory whenever she liked and revel in bouquets, Jo browsed over the new library voraciously
, and convulsed the old gentleman with her criticisms, Amy copied pictures and enjoyed beauty to her heart's content, and Laurie played `lord of the manor' in the most delightful style.
On the return of the Indian with meats of various kinds, she began to eat voraciously
, and soon had regained sufficient courage to reply with spirit to his insolent remarks.
We see that Danglars was collected enough to jest; at the same time, as though to disprove the ogreish propensities, the man took some black bread, cheese, and onions from his wallet, which he began devouring voraciously
He walked up to the sideboard, and tearing a piece from the loaf he devoured it voraciously
, washing it down with a long draught of water.
Next door was the kitchen, where they were washing up; white cooks were dipping their arms into cauldrons, while the waiters made their meal voraciously
off broken meats, sopping up the gravy with bits of crumb.
concerning American life which should eclipse anything yet done in that kind, and in the mean time I read voraciously
and perpetually, to make the days go swiftly which I should have been so glad to have linger.
Their appetites were always with them and on edge, so that they bit voraciously
into whatever offered and with an entire innocence of indigestion.
Several weeks went by, during which Martin Eden studied his grammar, reviewed the books on etiquette, and read voraciously
the books that caught his fancy.
Four times he had slept the clock around from exhaustion, rousing on occasion, like any animal, to eat voraciously
of the goat-meat, to drink large quantities of the coffee hot or cold, and to sink down into heavy but nightmare-ridden sleep.
One portion he put into an old canvas wallet that hung over his shoulder; the other he devoured voraciously
Permission being thus given to fall to, the boys began to eat voraciously
, and in desperate haste: while the schoolmaster (who was in high good humour after his meal) picked his teeth with a fork, and looked smilingly on.
Nearly every one knows, for example, that he superstitiously made a practice of entering doorways in a certain manner and would rather turn back and come in again than fail in the observance; that he was careless, even slovenly, in dress and person, and once remarked frankly that he had no passion for clean linen; that he ate voraciously
, with a half-animal eagerness; that in the intervals of talking he 'would make odd sounds, a half whistle, or a clucking like a hen's, and when he ended an argument would blow out his breath like a whale.