Anybody who could invent a new imitation had been sure of a fortune from old Durham, said Jurgis' informant; but it was hard to think of anything new in a place where so many sharp wits had been at work for so long; where men welcomed tuberculosis in the cattle they were feeding
, because it made them fatten more quickly; and where they bought up all the old rancid butter left over in the grocery stores of a continent, and "oxidized" it by a forced-air process, to take away the odor, rechurned it with skim milk, and sold it in bricks in the cities
Why, for what do you suppose the devils have been feeding
us up in this kind of style during the last three days, unless it were for something that you are too much frightened at to talk about?
This one glared and growled at the girl for a moment and then fell to feeding upon the dead horse.
Presently he crouched upon his kill and resumed feeding.
Then, presently, they went to feeding
again as though nothing had happened, and with them fed John Clayton, Lord Greystoke.
She had left her sewing on the porch and was feeding
the chickens preparatory to getting supper.
If you are feeding
me now for work performed, why did you not feed me then when I needed it?
In the course of his careful feeding
of him, he gave him an occasional chicken bone.
A SHEPHERD, watching his Ass feeding
in a meadow, was alarmed all of a sudden by the cries of the enemy.
After having the niggers (who had been feeding
the cane) pour cream of lime on the rollers to keep everything sweet, I sent them out to join the cane-cutting squads.
These birds, although thus commonly feeding
together, are far from being friends.
According to the tradition, Gyges was a shepherd in the service of the king of Lydia; there was a great storm, and an earthquake made an opening in the earth at the place where he was feeding
A half hour later the tribe was again upon the ground, feeding
as though naught had occurred to interrupt the somber dullness of their lives.
Could the little horse you gave me speak, I am sure he could tell you how fond I was of your present; for I had more pleasure in feeding
him than in riding him.
He went up to the man that was feeding
the machine, and shouting over the roar of the machine he told him to put it in more slowly.