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devour
used in A Tale of Two Cities

3 uses
  • All the devouring and insatiate Monsters imagined since imagination could record itself, are fused in the one realisation, Guillotine.
    3.15 — The Footsteps Die Out For Ever (1% in)
  • The exquisite gentlemen of the finest breeding wore little pendent trinkets that chinked as they languidly moved; these golden fetters rang like precious little bells; and what with that ringing, and with the rustle of silk and brocade and fine linen, there was a flutter in the air that fanned Saint Antoine and his devouring hunger far away.
    2.7 — Monseigneur in Town (46% in)
  • Lovely girls; bright women, brown-haired, black-haired, and grey; youths; stalwart men and old; gentle born and peasant born; all red wine for La Guillotine, all daily brought into light from the dark cellars of the loathsome prisons, and carried to her through the streets to slake her devouring thirst.
    3.5 — The Wood-Sawyer (4% in)

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