- It chilled Philip to hear her make use of the sort of phrase she read in the penny novelettes which she devoured.95-96 — Chapters 95-96 (42% in)
- There was a pause while Clutton with voracious appetite devoured the food that was set before him.49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (75% in)
- "Wasn't it Sophocles,' he asked, "who prayed for the time when he would be delivered from the wild beast of passion that devoured his heart-strings?'65-66 — Chapters 65-66 (7% in)
- She got on his nerves in all sorts of ways; by the manner in which she ate, and by the untidiness which made her leave articles of clothing about their sitting-room: Philip was excited by the war and devoured the papers, morning and evening; but she took no interest in anything that happened.95-96 — Chapters 95-96 (27% in)
There are no more uses of "devour" in Of Human Bondage.
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