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  • I ate every tasty morsel.
  • She ate it all. Not a morsel remains.
  • There’s a morsel of truth in what she says.
  • looking for any morsel of news

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  • I feared, at first, he was going to torture me by unsatisfactory replies, and either leave me quite in the dark concerning what I wanted to know, or force me to drag the information out of him, morsel by morsel, by direct inquiries.
    Anne Bronte  --  The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • In this way, you will be able to keep yourself supplied with tasty morsels for the rest of your life.
    Roald Dahl  --  Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
  • I climbed into garbage cans to hunt for a morsel of food.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • Where there was a morsel of food on a shelf, there was someone standing in front of it, often with a club in his hand.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Milkweed
  • I was fully aware that I could pay for my crime at any time, so I ate every morsel as if it were my last meal.
    Dave Pelzer  --  A Child Called It
  • Mark grabbed three of them and shoved the delicious—beautifully delicious—morsels into his mouth.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order

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  • By late afternoon, he’d found only one edible morsel: a small cake about the size of his palm, still in its plastic wrapper, underneath an empty shelf in a gas station.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Please, could you spare a morsel of bread?
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Claire, a doll-like girl with immaculate golden curls, sat next to Miss Peregrine but ate not a morsel.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Though he had taken no rest nor a morsel of food, all through the ninth day Tehlu labored.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Once or twice she had seen the father furtively slip the child an extra morsel from his plate, but he was plainly too spineless to stand up for her against his shrew of a wife.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • She wanted to eat, to put a hand to a swollen belly, to wish that she’d never eaten a morsel and swear that she’d never eat again.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • They offered him morsels from their lunches.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Wringer
  • I bought a morsel of yellow cheese from the stand next to the cage and toasted it in the fire, which was a tricky business, getting close enough for cooking but not so close that the dragon got the treat.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • Brimming bowls of turnip greens and black-eyed peas with ham hocks, thick slices of last winter’s sugar-cured ham and strips of broiled ribs, crisply fried chicken and morsels of golden squirrel and rabbit, flaky buttermilk biscuits and crusty cornbread, fat slabs of sweet-potato pie and butter pound cakes, and so much more were all for the taking.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • Every day Father and David would leave and return together, sometimes with morsels of food or a piece of coal.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • The only emissaries from the outside world are the occasional songbird who lands in the lindens beyond the quadrangle, blown astray by distant storm or battle or both, and two callow-faced corporals who come into the refectory every week or so—always after the prayer, always just as the boys have placed the first morsel of dinner in their mouths—to pass beneath the blazonry and stop behind a cadet and whisper in his ear that his father has been killed in action.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Eleven of the students displayed an interest in learning little morsels or fragments of information for no other reason than just to know them.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Another man rose and peered into the cook-pot, helping himself to a morsel of venison.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • His Adam’s apple moved as he gulped, deprived of the morsel he was so desperate to have.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • Alec pounced on the morsel of advice.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • He remembered quite clearly that precious little morsel of chocolate.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • The men ate every morsel of the bird, and every other bird that they caught, leaving only feathers and bones.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • And lose our tasty morsels?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Thou detestable maw, thou womb of death, Gorg’d with the dearest morsel of the earth, Thus I enforce thy rotten jaws to open, [Breaking open the door of the monument.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • We scarfed down every morsel without talking, then pushed back from the table.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • The poor morsel of food only whetted desire.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • I only knew the memory lived in me, a perfectly encapsulated morsel of a good past, a brushstroke of color on the gray, barren canvas that our lives had become.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • He fell to his knees by one of the scraggly trees on the outskirts of the forest and threw up, retching as he coughed and spat out every last morsel of the acidic, nasty bile from his stomach.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • I was hungry, but before I had swallowed a morsel, he began a running sum that lasted all through the breakfast.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • And in these verses of Chapelain I glide a lighter morsel.
    Edmond Rostand  --  Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Mariam, who had never been inside a restaurant, found it odd at first to sit in a crowded room with so many strangers, to lift her burqa to put morsels of food into her mouth.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Sekhmet roared: "Where are you, my tasty morsels?"
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • We could synthesize every morsel of food, if we wanted to.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • I let every juicy morsel of anger and bitterness well up inside me, making no attempt to stanch any of it.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • It made a mess there, crumbling into gluey morsels that stuck to my fingers.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • The choicest potatoes, the tastiest morsel, the tenderest bit of whatever there is, that’s Madame’s motto.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • She replied: "I don’t feel as if I could touch a morsel."
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • My petition is, that a morsel of stone or wood, with my husband’s name, may be placed over him to show where he lies.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • I used to dream every night that my wife was dying or being murdered or that my children were choking to death on morsels of nutritious food.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • I had gnawed into the unsatisfying books and into my own unstocked mind without finding a morsel of peace or understanding.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Her chin was pressed so closely against her foot, that there was hardly room to open her mouth; but she did it at last, and managed to swallow a morsel of the lefthand bit.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • Hunger made viands once repugnant, now acceptable; he held the plate in his hand for an hour at a time, and gazed thoughtfully at the morsel of bad meat, of tainted fish, of black and mouldy bread.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • He ate a morsel and continued his journey, still southward, by many unfrequented lanes.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • Poirot sat down and soon found himself in the favoured position of being at the table which was served first and with the choicest morsels.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • The black lines sink inwards and are lost in the shades, like morsels of the infinite.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
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