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  • Another time mackerel-taking, Voracious, mad for the hook, near the surface, they seem to fill the water for miles; Another time fishing for rock-fish in Chesapeake bay, I one of the brown-faced crew; Another time trailing for blue-fish off Paumanok, I stand with braced body, My left foot is on the gunwale, my right arm throws far out the coils of slender rope, In sight around me the quick veering and darting of fifty skiffs, my companions.

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  • In seconds the fire had gone from being something to scoff at under a table to a voracious beast ready to engulf the entire room.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Well, although, not to poop on your party, but you proved what I already knew—that guys who play football know how to play the motherfugging field, and that Katherines dump Colins like Hassans eat Monster Thickburgers: voraciously, passionately, and often.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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