So expressive it was, of a hopeless and lost creature, that a famished traveller, wearied out by lonely wandering in a wilderness, would have remembered home and friends in such a tone before lying down to die.
From such household occupations as their bare poverty yielded, from their children, from their aged and their sick crouching on the bare ground famished and naked, they ran out with streaming hair, urging one another, and themselves, to madness with the wildest cries and actions.
Does everybody here recall old Foulon, who told the famished people that they might eat grass, and who died, and went to Hell?
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I’m famished. I need something to eat.
The prisoners were famished and exhausted, but if they stopped marching, they were shot on the spot.