But she had, so to speak, been cruising in a patrol boat down and up her children’s alimentary canals for so many years that the sigh was in no sense a real signal of defeat, and she said, almost immediately, "I don’t see how you expect to get your strength and all back if you don’t take something nourishing into your system.
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The diet was promoted as the alimentary ideal.
The mud dauber larva begins life with a closed alimentary canal.