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  • He's tired of their fangs, their litheness, their firm but ripe half-a-grapefruit breasts, their gluttony.†   (source)
  • He hadn't even asked them not to rob him—which they had already done, gluttonously, and without a shred of remorse.†   (source)
  • The island attracted saltwater fish into its subterranean tunnels—how, I don't know; perhaps fish ate the algae as gluttonously as I did.†   (source)
  • She wasn't a glutton, and it's not like we had anything to overeat anyway.†   (source)
  • The hollow let out an ear-splitting screech and began to lift sheep to its slavering jaws one after another, taking a blood-spurting bite from each and then tossing it aside like a gluttonous king gorging at a medieval feast.†   (source)
  • Then she rose again, brazen with her various sins—pride, gluttony, avarice, uncooperativeness—and for each she paid with a life.†   (source)
  • My vote is still with gluttony.†   (source)
  • Soon the volcano was spitting out orange and red sparks, and then a glutinous tongue of black and orange lava oozed over the crater's rim and started a leisurely slide down the slope, incinerating everything in its path.†   (source)
  • A gluttonous ascetic?†   (source)
  • I should explain that they're real gluttons up on the top floor.†   (source)
  • Glutinous.†   (source)
  • You're a glutton for punishment," I grumbled.†   (source)
  • I'm a glutton for punishment.†   (source)
  • Half an hour later he was sitting in front of the blank screen, thinking he had to be a glutton for punishment.†   (source)
  • It moved slowly, almost stickily, as if the other side of it were embedded in something glutinous and syrupy— The door blew outward, knocking her off her feet.†   (source)
  • The prestige of his outlandish voracity, of his immense capacity as a spendthrift, of his unprecedented hospitality went beyond the borders of the swamp and attracted the best-qualified gluttons from all along the coast.†   (source)
  • Flat on my back, too high to move, I closed my eyes and let the glutinous premonsoon heat cover me like a balm; I felt as though I were melting into the mattress.†   (source)
  • And glutinous rice cakes.†   (source)
  • And because I'm a glutton for punishment, I'd challenged him.†   (source)
  • It may have remained pristine for another sixty-six million years, unsullied by your mammalian gluttony, if not for a chance encounter with an alien visitor one-quarter the size of Manhattan.†   (source)
  • We all know Pippa is a secret glutton.†   (source)
  • He sees gluttony, lust and greed.†   (source)
  • Even Fat Walda Frey could not match his gluttony, though she did manage three slices herself.†   (source)
  • She ate like a horse until the last plate was clean, and then she placed her silverware down with an air of conclusion and settled back lazily in her chair with a dreamy and congested look of sated gluttony.†   (source)
  • People thought he was a glutton for punishment, that he liked getting dumped.†   (source)
  • I may be a glutton, but not for punishment.†   (source)
  • Three days later, a delivery to Elder Sister's new village was made of glutinous rice cakes, gifts, and all our third-day wedding books, which would be read aloud in her new upstairs chamber.†   (source)
  • I am a glutton but not a merrymaker.†   (source)
  • I'm not that much of a glutton for punishment, but she's right: I was always invited.†   (source)
  • Perched atop a long, glutinous neck, the head swayed like a serpent's behind the runeglass.†   (source)
  • In the barn he became a disarmingly affectionate glutton, "as gentlemanly a horse," marveled Smith, "as I ever handled."†   (source)
  • The only two that don't apply are sloth and gluttony.†   (source)
  • There was no way to tell which acts of plunder had been prompted by the charity-lust of the Lawsons and which by the gluttony of Cuffy Meigs-no way to tell which communities had been immolated to feed another community one week closer to starvation and which to provide yachts for the pull-peddlers.†   (source)
  • Gluttony.†   (source)
  • The knights dragged the screaming heavy man up to Saint Dane, who looked at the poor guy without a trace of sympathy and said, "If you weren't such a glutton, you may have lived to see another day.†   (source)
  • I couldn't worry about manners or gluttony because my weakened body absorbed this food as a sponge would water.†   (source)
  • His mind walked in to face the accusers: Vanity, which charged him with being ill dressed and dirty and vulgar; and Lust, slipping him the money for his whoring; Dishonesty, to make him pretend to talent and thought he did not have; Laziness and Gluttony arm in arm.†   (source)
  • Would they see the immense melancholy that hung over the quarter, so oppressive that men had to dull their sensibilities in noise or wine or sex or gluttony in order to escape it?†   (source)
  • She recalls his incredible gluttonous passion when on such a high.†   (source)
  • I hope I'm not as big a glutton as that sounds.†   (source)
  • Certainly the appetite for sex is an instinct—but did another appetite make every glutton a gourmet, every fry cook a Cordon Bleu?†   (source)
  • Gluttons and parasites sat on the backs of the starving workers and drove them to death, and you imagine things could stay like that?†   (source)
  • "The glutinous shadows," these stories say, "the red-eyed, muttering old crone,"†   (source)
  • This has largely been effected by concentrating all our efforts on gluttony of Delicacy, not gluttony of Excess.   (source)
    gluttony = an instance or habit of doing more of something than is good
  • Also, when it came to food, Cujo was a big cheerful glutton.†   (source)
  • A thick glutinous liquid splattered onto the office floor.†   (source)
  • My mouth was dry and pasty, coated with a glutinous saliva as foul to taste as it was to smell.†   (source)
  • He is all these things; but he is also like an apple, after a prolonged and gluttonous binge.†   (source)
  • Greed, envy, gluttony, irony, pedantry .... I'm pretty sure irony isn't a deadly sin.†   (source)
  • Gluttons are greedy men as a rule, and magisters are devious.†   (source)
  • That one was a great glutton, and biddable.†   (source)
  • They were pease in a pod, he told me, both gluttons and sots.†   (source)
  • Greed, envy, gluttony, irony, pedantry, lust, and spanking.†   (source)
  • I felt I could not dissuade her, even though her speech already had a glutinous, slurred quality.†   (source)
  • Dumbledore raised his wand even higher, so that its light was thrown upon the walls, where something darkly red and glutinous was spattered over the wallpaper.†   (source)
  • If it were eating it would be the gluttony of the famished; if it were sex it would be a swift furtive stand-up in an alley somewhere.†   (source)
  • Mama Elena immediately picked up her shotgun; as she cleaned it she plotted how to hide her valuables from the greed and gluttony of these men.†   (source)
  • In the compact territory of a zoo, however, the case is quite different, and to leave feces in an animal's enclosure is to invite reinfection by encouraging the animal to eat them, animals being gluttons for anything that remotely resembles food.†   (source)
  • The king enjoyed his food and drink, that was plain to see, yet he seemed neither glutton nor drunkard.†   (source)
  • On the morning of the twenty-fourth day of the eighth lunar month, we offered the Tiny-Footed Maiden glutinous rice balls, while our mothers placed the miniature shoes they had made before a small statue of Guanyin.†   (source)
  • He was also arrogant and vain, it seemed to Asha, hungry for glory, deaf to caution, a glutton for praise, and contemptuous of smallfolk, wolves, and women.†   (source)
  • Gluttony interrupted leads to Gluttony, with a capital G. No Time for a Major Lovefest I'll have to make do with a sugar OD, leave the five food groups for next time.†   (source)
  • Tom offers cakes and Ann, who has never refused a morsel of food in her life, declines as a well-born, properly bred lady should, lest she seem a glutton.†   (source)
  • Every time we went out for a meal I felt like some sort of....glutton ....because I had an appetite, and she never ate a damn thing.†   (source)
  • The colonel was in Communications, and he was kept busy day and night transmitting glutinous messages from the interior into square pads of gauze which he sealed meticulously and delivered to a covered white pail that stood on the night table beside his bed.†   (source)
  • When the gluttony was done and all the half-eaten food had been cleared away—to be given to the poor who gathered below, at the queen's insistence—tall glass flutes were filled with a spiced liqueur from.†   (source)
  • Back in our own homes, we made bindings, purchased soothing herbs, embroidered miniature shoes to place at the altar of Guanyin, formed glutinous rice balls to present to the Tiny-Footed Maiden, and fed our daughters red-bean dumplings to soften their feet.†   (source)
  • They also gave my parents thirty bundles of glutinous rice—enough to feed family and friends who would visit in the days to come—and a side of pork, which Baba sliced and my brothers delivered to people in Puwei Village to let them know that the monthlong wedding celebration had officially begun.†   (source)
  • Existence becomes a grinding effort, guided by belly-hunger and the almost desperate need to divert awareness from the squalors to the pleasures, to lose oneself in sex or drink or dope or gut-religion or gluttony or the incoherence of falsity; and in some instances in the higher pleasures of music, art, literature, though these usually deepen perceptions rather than dull them, and can be unbearable; they present a world that is ordered, sane, disciplined to felicity, and the contrast of that world to theirs increases the pain of theirs.†   (source)
  • Or the gristle embedded like an impacted tumor in the lamb chops at the Athens Chop House, the chops themselves tasting of old sheep, the mashed potatoes glutinous, rancid, plainly reconstituted with Greek cunning from dehydrated government surplus filched from some warehouse.†   (source)
  • It was the merest fleeting glance she had, this color snapshot of the two dark and 'resplendently beautiful young people lolling against a tree trunk: with arms full of schoolbooks yet as abandoned as David and Bathsheba, they stood pressed together kissing with the urgent hunger of animals devouring each other's substance, and their tongues thrust and explored each other gluttonously, the darting flesh visible through the black mantle of the girl's rich cascading hair.†   (source)
  • I richly enjoyed the men's john at the Maple Court, where, cantilevered slightly forward over the urinal, I could brood over the plashing clear stream while Guy Lombardo or Sammy Kaye or Shep Fields or some other glutinously innocuous band rumbled faintly from the jukebox beyond the walls.†   (source)
  • Save that fishwives' lip for your father, the old glutton!†   (source)
  • "Toast!" said my wife, as though this was something beyond the dreams of gluttony.†   (source)
  • So I said to the world, God bless all here, and may the best man win and die of gluttony!†   (source)
  • "What you got good to eat?" he said, winking at her with a comic gluttony.†   (source)
  • That's what they reasoned back home-the old, praying glutton and his wife-Did you know an organist?†   (source)
  • Males are best turned into gluttons with the help of their vanity.†   (source)
  • So he turned with a passion that made up for his indolence upon Catullus, Horace, Lucretius, lying lazily dormant, yes, but regardant, noticing, with rapture, cricketers, while with a mind like the tongue of an ant-eater, rapid, dexterous, glutinous, he searched out every curl and twist of those Roman sentences, and sought out one person, always one person to sit beside.†   (source)
  • If you don't stop being such a glutton, you'll be as fat as the Cuban ladies and then I shall divorce you.†   (source)
  • The Oldest Ones of All were gluttons.†   (source)
  • And going hither and thither were the vendors of sweets and fruits and nuts and of hot delicacies of sweet potatoes browned in sweet oils and little delicately spiced balls of pork wrapped in dough and steamed, and sugar cakes made from glutinous rice, and the children of the city ran out to the vendors of these things with their hands full of pennies and they bought and they ate until their skins glistened with sugar and oil.†   (source)
  • Then he sat for hours, listening, while Mallory spoke of his work, of the thoughts behind his work, of the thoughts that shaped his life, spoke gluttonously, like a drowning man flung out to shore, getting drunk on huge, clean snatches of air.†   (source)
  • There was a heavy vegetable soup thickly glutinous with cabbage, beans, and tomatoes, and covered on top with big grease blisters.†   (source)
  • Then she stood with him, the mob becoming a heavy silence and a gluttonous stare behind him, and they faced the judge together.†   (source)
  • While working your hardest, quite rightly, on other fronts, you must not neglect a little quiet infiltration in respect of gluttony.†   (source)
  • Do you remember how he would stretch out over the table, pawing each roll, pumping it in his glutton's haste to feel how soft it was?†   (source)
  • Cr-unch, Cr-unch, Cr-unch,"—they were all exploded with laughter as his face assumed an expression of insane gluttony, and as he continued, in a slow, whining voice intended to represent the speech of the late Major: " 'Eliza, if you don't mind I'll have some more of that chicken,' when the old scoundrel had shovelled it down his throat so fast we had to carry him away from the table."†   (source)
  • Now just as we pick out and exaggerate the pleasure of eating to produce gluttony, so we pick out this natural pleasantness of change and twist it into a demand for absolute novelty.†   (source)
  • Because what she wants is smaller and less costly than what has been set before her, she never recognises as gluttony her determination to get what she wants, however troublesome it may be to others.†   (source)
  • Without that the variety of usage within the Church of England might have become a positive hotbed of charity and humility, Your affectionate uncle SCREWTAPE XVII MY DEAR WORMWOOD, The contemptuous way in which you spoke of gluttony as a means of catching souls, in your last letter, only shows your ignorance.†   (source)
  • "Now, don't you give way to gluttonous desires, my child," said the woman in weeds reprovingly.†   (source)
  • Thief, liar, forger, adulterer, perjurer, glutton, drunkard?†   (source)
  • "Don't be a glutton, Humphrey," Maud chided me.†   (source)
  • A tapping came at the door, and I heard the glutinous accents of M'ling speaking.†   (source)
  • Sins of anger, envy of others, gluttony, vanity, disobedience.†   (source)
  • Why should you leave all the gains to the gluttons, knaves, and impostors?†   (source)
  • Yes, you may make away with a deal of money and be neither drunkard nor glutton.†   (source)
  • Gluttony chastises the glutton, Gula punit Gulax.†   (source)
  • If only I had been a glutton now, a club gourmand, but you see I can eat this.†   (source)
  • The gluttony of Swine is put before us, as an example to the young.†   (source)
  • "You glutton," Conseil replied, "you're making my mouth water!"†   (source)
  • Gluttony chastises the glutton, Gula punit Gulax.†   (source)
  • "Spoken like a true glutton," Conseil replied.†   (source)
  • It is not cowardliness and gluttony that have made me what I am.†   (source)
  • One could say that someone who does nothing but wait is like a glutton whose digestive system processes great masses of food without extracting any useful nourishment.†   (source)
  • I resolved to leave this strange undisciplined dreamer of great things to his drink and gluttony, and to go on into London.†   (source)
  • And the immense stack of straw where in the morning there had been nothing, appeared as the faeces of the same buzzing red glutton.†   (source)
  • Had the cub thought in man-fashion, he might have epitomised life as a voracious appetite and the world as a place wherein ranged a multitude of appetites, pursuing and being pursued, hunting and being hunted, eating and being eaten, all in blindness and confusion, with violence and disorder, a chaos of gluttony and slaughter, ruled over by chance, merciless, planless, endless.†   (source)
  • "Had too much grub; oughtn't to eat this stuff," he groaned—while he went on eating, while he gulped down a chill and glutinous slice of the ice-cream brick, and cocoanut cake as oozy as shaving-cream.†   (source)
  • Bland and bald rose the precipices; bland and glutinous the sky that connected the precipices; solid and white, a Brahminy kite flapped between the rocks with a clumsiness that seemed intentional.†   (source)
  • Then his jealousy rejoiced at the discovery, as though that jealousy had had an independent existence, fiercely egotistical, gluttonous of every thing that would feed its vitality, even at the expense of Swann himself.†   (source)
  • It was not that he said anything, for being solitary he could only address himself to the waiter; it was his way of looking at the menu, of pointing his forefinger to a particular wine, of hitching himself up to the table, of addressing himself seriously, not gluttonously to dinner, that won him their respect; which, having to remain unexpressed for the greater part of the meal, flared up at the table where the Morrises sat when Mr. Walsh was heard to say at the end of the meal, "Bartlett pears."†   (source)
  • and glazed them and fluted them and swelled them into an invisible though not impalpable country cake, an immense puff-pastry, in which, barely waiting to savour the crustier, more delicate, more respectable, but also drier smells of the cupboard, the chest-of-drawers, and the patterned wall-paper I always returned with an unconfessed gluttony to bury myself in the nondescript, resinous, dull, indigestible, and fruity smell of the flowered quilt.†   (source)
  • From the evil seed of lust all other deadly sins had sprung forth: pride in himself and contempt of others, covetousness in using money for the purchase of unlawful pleasures, envy of those whose vices he could not reach to and calumnious murmuring against the pious, gluttonous enjoyment of food, the dull glowering anger amid which he brooded upon his longing, the swamp of spiritual and bodily sloth in which his whole being had sunk.†   (source)
  • She had sat at the same table with Frau Salomon and the gluttonous student for a few weeks, and was always laughing.†   (source)
  • For in this he was true to type: that he dearly and truly loved living well, and despite his thin-blooded, refined appearance, he clung to the cruder pleasures of life as a gluttonous baby clings to its mother's breast The upper class of this commercial and democratic city-state bequeaths its children the burden of higher civilization, and Hans Castorp bore it on his shoulders with a certain easy dignity.†   (source)
  • At the table set crosswise on the cousins' left, the one near the side door, where Frau Salomon and the gluttonous student with glasses sat, there was another patient—from Mannheim, Hans Castorp had heard—a man about thirty years old, with thinning hair, bad teeth, and a timid way of speaking—the same fellow who occasionally played the piano at their evening social gatherings, usually the "Wedding March" from A Midsummer Night's Dream.†   (source)
  • The consul had at first paid no particular attention to a certain Frau Kedisch, the Polish industrialist's wife, who sat at the same table as the gluttonous student with the circular glasses and the temporarily absent Frau Salomon; and indeed she was only one of many ladies who took their rest cure in the common lounging area—a rather plump and buxom brunette, no longer all that young, graying already, but with a dainty double chin and lively brown eyes.†   (source)
  • It is true, alas, it is true, that there are many sluggards, gluttons, profligates and insolent beggars among monks.†   (source)
  • It proved to be a monstrous fish, on whose flesh these multitudes of birds were ravenously feeding; and it was extraordinary to watch the ferocity, the envy, the gluttony, and all manner of evil passions, exhibited among the guests at this banquet.†   (source)
  • Cora, already regretting her precipitation, was obliged to comply, for Magua instantly left the spot, and approached his gluttonous comrades.†   (source)
  • And if Mr. Ned Land did not repent of his gluttony at our oyster fest, it's because oysters are the only dish that never causes indigestion.†   (source)
  • It designates the dark, glutinous substance which is scraped off the back of the Greenland or right whale, and much of which covers the decks of those inferior souls who hunt that ignoble Leviathan.†   (source)
  • He is conducted by the beadle and the landlord to the Harmonic Meeting Room, where he puts his hat on the piano and takes a Windsor-chair at the head of a long table formed of several short tables put together and ornamented with glutinous rings in endless involutions, made by pots and glasses.†   (source)
  • While indulging themselves in the pleasures of the table, they aimed at delicacy, but avoided excess, and were apt to attribute gluttony and drunkenness to the vanquished Saxons, as vices peculiar to their inferior station.†   (source)
  • He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise.†   (source)
  • Gluttony?†   (source)
  • Then I should have chosen a career for myself, I should have been a sluggard and a glutton, not a simple one, but, for instance, one with sympathies for everything sublime and beautiful.†   (source)
  • The day was very hot, and heaps of flies, who were extending their inquisitive and adventurous perquisitions into all the glutinous little glasses near madame, fell dead at the bottom.†   (source)
  • In her younger years she was a good deal of a romp, and, though it is an awkward confession to make about one's heroine, I must add that she was something of a glutton.†   (source)
  • The voracious caterpillar when transformed into a butterfly...and the gluttonous maggot when become a fly" content themselves with a drop or two of honey or some other sweet liquid.†   (source)
  • These are most curiously and skilfully made of glutinous clay, so strong that they can neither be overturned nor washed away.†   (source)
  • These men were Saxons, and not free by any means from the national love of ease and good living which the Normans stigmatized as laziness and gluttony.†   (source)
  • And can it be a dream, that in the end man will find his joy only in deeds of light and mercy, and not in cruel pleasures as now, in gluttony, fornication, ostentation, boasting and envious rivalry of one with the other?†   (source)
  • His gluttony makes him sick.†   (source)
  • The naked Saxon serf was drowning the sense of his half-year's hunger and thirst, in one day of gluttony and drunkenness—the more pampered burgess and guild-brother was eating his morsel with gust, or curiously criticising the quantity of the malt and the skill of the brewer.†   (source)
  • Curiosity is a sort of gluttony.†   (source)
  • "A person can be both a cannibal and a decent man," Conseil replied, "just as a person can be both gluttonous and honorable.†   (source)
  • When, however, it was discovered, by a serious cross-examination, that the Thane of Coningsburgh (or Franklin, as the Normans termed him) had no idea what he had been devouring, and that he had taken the contents of the Karum-pie for larks and pigeons, whereas they were in fact beccaficoes and nightingales, his ignorance brought him in for an ample share of the ridicule which would have been more justly bestowed on his gluttony.†   (source)
  • "Quarto," Conseil went on, unabashed, "the apods, with long bodies that lack pelvic fins and are covered by a heavy, often glutinous skin, an order consisting of only one family.†   (source)
  • Therefore, arise and dress thee, thou glutton, for this day shalt thou die of my hand.†   (source)
  • He was usually a great glutton, and I promised myself some diversion in half starving him.†   (source)
  • And gluttonous though he may be for carnage, with no fear in him—still he'll be relieved if he comes through this deadly fight, no quarter asked or given.†   (source)
  • Then the glutton anon started up, and took a great club in his hand, and smote at the king that his coronal fell to the earth.†   (source)
  • Ares bore it, when Otos and Ephialtes, Aloeus' giant sons, put him in chains: he lay for thirteen moons in a brazen jar, until that glutton of war might well have perished had Eeriboia, their stepmother, not told Hermes: Hermes broke him free more dead than alive, worn out by the iron chain.†   (source)
  • "Unselfishness," made of sugar and molasses, and gummed glutinously with tear-shaped syrup.†   (source)
  • For the most glutinously indefinite minds enclose some hard grains of habit; and a man has been seen lax about all his own interests except the retention of his snuff-box, concerning which he was watchful, suspicious, and greedy of clutch.†   (source)
  • You too, glutton," he said to his mount.†   (source)
  • (He gobbles gluttonously with turkey wattles) Bubbly jock†   (source)
  • Serpents too are gluttons for woman's milk.†   (source)
  • Those drunkards and gluttons of so many generations?†   (source)
  • Gluttons, tall, long legs.†   (source)
  • 210 Mr Bloom in the meanwhile kept dodging about in the vicinity of the cobblestones near the brazier of coke in front of the corporation watchman's sentrybox who evidently a glutton for work, it struck him, was having a quiet forty winks for all intents and purposes on his own private account while Dublin slept.†   (source)
  • Do the feasters gluttonous feast?†   (source)
  • The soul is always beautiful,
    The universe is duly in order, every thing is in its place,
    What has arrived is in its place and what waits shall be in its place,
    The twisted skull waits, the watery or rotten blood waits,
    The child of the glutton or venerealee waits long, and the child of
    the drunkard waits long, and the drunkard himself waits long,
    The sleepers that lived and died wait, the far advanced are to go on
    in their turns, and the far behind are to come on in their turns,
    The diverse shall be no less diverse, but they shall flow and unite—
    they unite now.†   (source)
  • Not one word or deed, not venereal sore, discoloration, privacy of
    the onanist,
    Putridity of gluttons or rum-drinkers, peculation, cunning,
    betrayal, murder, seduction, prostitution,
    But has results beyond death as really as before death.†   (source)
  • Abstinence, no falsehood, no gluttony, lust;
    The open air I sing, freedom, toleration,
    (Take here the mainest lesson—less from books—less from the schools,)
    The common day and night—the common earth and waters,
    Your farm—your work, trade, occupation,
    The democratic wisdom underneath, like solid ground for all.†   (source)
  • Is it something to eat, glutton and gormandiser that thou art?†   (source)
  • Therefore, arise and dress thee, thou glutton, for this day shalt thou die of my hand.†   (source)
  • gluttony and diseases make them; I make them not.†   (source)
  • In other manner be distinct the species of gluttony, after Saint Gregory.†   (source)
  • The Third Circle, that of the Gluttonous.†   (source)
  • but in the church with saints, and in the tavern with gluttons.†   (source)
  • And, now that I have spoke of gluttony,
    Now will I you *defende hazardry.†   (source)
  • And he proposed further, "that by employing spiders, the charge of dyeing silks should be wholly saved;" whereof I was fully convinced, when he showed me a vast number of flies most beautifully coloured, wherewith he fed his spiders, assuring us "that the webs would take a tincture from them; and as he had them of all hues, he hoped to fit everybody's fancy, as soon as he could find proper food for the flies, of certain gums, oils, and other glutinous matter, to give a strength and consistence to the threads."†   (source)
  • As Sir Richard Steele says, 'Gluttons who give high prices for delicacies, are very worthy to be called generous.'†   (source)
  • These eyes beheld, when with his spacious hand He seiz'd two captives of our Grecian band; Stretch'd on his back, he dash'd against the stones Their broken bodies, and their crackling bones: With spouting blood the purple pavement swims, While the dire glutton grinds the trembling limbs.†   (source)
  • So, so, thou common dog, didst thou disgorge Thy glutton bosom of the royal Richard; And now thou wouldst eat thy dead vomit up, And howl'st to find it.†   (source)
  • I press'd me none but such toasts-and-butter, with hearts in their bodies no bigger than pins'—heads, and they have bought out their services; and now my whole charge consists of ancients, corporals, lieutenants, gentlemen of companies, slaves as ragged as Lazarus in the painted cloth, where the glutton's dogs licked his sores; and such as, indeed, were never soldiers, but discarded unjust serving-men, younger sons to younger brothers, revolted tapsters, and ostlers trade-fallen; the cankers of a calm world and a long peace; ten times more dishonourable ragged than an old faced ancient: and such have I, to fill up the rooms of them that hav†   (source)
  • From Paradise first, if I shall not lie,
    Was man out chased for his gluttony,
    And chaste was man in Paradise certain.†   (source)
  • There is, said Michael, if thou well observe
    The rule of Not too much; by temperance taught,
    In what thou eatest and drinkest; seeking from thence
    Due nourishment, not gluttonous delight,
    Till many years over thy head return:
    So mayest thou live; till, like ripe fruit, thou drop
    Into thy mother's lap; or be with ease
    Gathered, nor harshly plucked; for death mature:
    This is Old Age; but then, thou must outlive
    Thy youth, thy strength, thy beauty; which will change
    To withered, weak, and gray; thy sense†   (source)
  • "Do you believe," said Candide, "that men have always massacred each other as they do to-day, that they have always been liars, cheats, traitors, ingrates, brigands, idiots, thieves, scoundrels, gluttons, drunkards, misers, envious, ambitious, bloody-minded, calumniators, debauchees, fanatics, hypocrites, and fools?"†   (source)
  • The Third Circle: the Gluttonous.†   (source)
  • 23:20 Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: 23:21 For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.†   (source)
  • Then the glutton anon started up, and took a great club in his hand, and smote at the king that his coronal fell to the earth.†   (source)
  • In fact, they so greedily swallow the addresses which are made to them, that, like an outrageous glutton, they are not at leisure to observe what passes amongst others at the same table.†   (source)
  • "Have done, thou glutton," said Don Quixote; "come, let us go and witness this bridal, and see what the rejected Basilio does."†   (source)
  • If the cook help to make the gluttony, you help to make the diseases, Doll: we catch of you, Doll, we catch of you; grant that, my poor virtue, grant that.†   (source)
  • This is indeed more properly hunger; and as no glutton is ashamed to apply the word love to his appetite, and to say he LOVES such and such dishes; so may the lover of this kind, with equal propriety, say, he HUNGERS after such and such women.†   (source)
  • "Believe me," said Sancho, "the Sancho and the Don Quixote of this history must be different persons from those that appear in the one Cide Hamete Benengeli wrote, who are ourselves; my master valiant, wise, and true in love, and I simple, droll, and neither glutton nor drunkard."†   (source)
  • "Thou art indeed the greatest glutton in the world, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "and the greatest booby on earth, not to be able to see that this courier is enchanted and this Tosilos a sham one; stop with him and take thy fill; I will go on slowly and wait for thee to come up with me."†   (source)
  • To prevent which, I presently made a large orifice in the vein of the left arm, whence I drew twenty ounces of blood; which I expected to have found extremely sizy and glutinous, or indeed coagulated, as it is in pleuretic complaints; but, to my surprize, it appeared rosy and florid, and its consistency differed little from the blood of those in perfect health.†   (source)
  • the shorte throat, the tender mouth,
    Maketh that east and west, and north and south,
    In earth, in air, in water, men do swink* *labour
    To get a glutton dainty meat and drink.†   (source)
  • You citizens called me Ciacco; [1] for the damnable sin of gluttony, as thou seest, I am broken by the rain.†   (source)
  • Sancho having finished his supper, and left the landlord in the X condition, repaired to the room where his master was, and as he came in said, "May I die, sirs, if the author of this book your worships have got has any mind that we should agree; as he calls me glutton (according to what your worships say) I wish he may not call me drunkard too."†   (source)
  • The third species of gluttony is, when a man devoureth his meat, and hath no rightful manner of eating.†   (source)
  • As sometimes boats lie on the shore, so that they are partly in water and partly on the ground, and as yonder, among the gluttonous Germans, the beaver settles himself to make his war,[1] so lay that worst of beasts upon the rim that closes in the sand with stone.†   (source)
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