For the next four days he lived a simple and blameless life on thin captain's biscuits (I mean that the biscuits were thin, not the captain) and soda-water; but, towards Saturday, he got uppish, and went in for weak tea and dry toast, and on Monday he was gorging
himself on chicken broth.
The fact is that they are all a little fat just now after the heavy gorging
, but in time they will work this off.
They trotted to a point a few yards from the gorging
ape-man, and halted.
Lightly Sheeta sprang after his victim, and presently the wicked days of Kai Shang of Fachan were ended, and Sheeta was gorging
himself upon tough and stringy flesh.
Sitting here,' said Trotty, in penitent explanation, 'cramming, and stuffing, and gorging
myself; and you before me there, never so much as breaking your precious fast, nor wanting to, when--'