When they came opposite, and could make themselves heard across the murmuring of the river, their first cry was for food; in fact, they were almost starved
Then he adapted himself to circumstances by turning away as many workmen as he could not find customers or cotton for; and they, of course, starved
or subsisted on charity.
If he hadn't starved
himself, he wouldn't have been caught by La Grippe.
It looked as if the easterly weather had come to stay for ever, or, at least, till we had all starved
to death in the held-up fleet - starved
within sight, as it were, of plenty, within touch, almost, of the bountiful heart of the Empire.
In this way they starved
along until the 8th of October, when they were joined by a party of five families of Nez Perces, who in some measure reconciled them to the hardships of their situation by exhibiting a lot still more destitute.
The short, rather plump wife of a starved grocer, and the mother of two children withal, this lieutenant had already earned the complimentary name of The Vengeance.
Saint Antoine slept, the Defarges slept: even The Vengeance slept with her starved grocer, and the drum was at rest.
"No one ever starved
to death in Oz," declared Dorothy, positively; "but people may get pretty hungry sometimes."
In about five days' time the vagrants, tired with wandering, and almost starved
with hunger, having chiefly lived on turtles' eggs all that while, came back to the grove; and finding my Spaniard, who, as I have said, was the governor, and two more with him, walking by the side of the creek, they came up in a very submissive, humble manner, and begged to be received again into the society.
The end will come when our demands are satisfied, and our demands will be satisfied when we have starved
our employers into submission, as we ourselves in the past have often been starved
They're doped, straight doped when they're fresh, and starved
afterward so as to making a saving on the dope.
They're half starved
, she and her child," the woman proceeded, turning to me.