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devour
used in Of Human Bondage

4 uses
  • 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)

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