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any substance that promotes digestion

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If Young John had ever slackened in his truth in the less penetrable days of his boyhood, when youth is prone to wear its boots unlaced and is happily unconscious of digestive organs, he had soon strung it up again and screwed it tight.
Notably, Lady Tippins has made a series of experiments on her digestive functions, so extremely complicated and daring, that if they could be published with their results it might benefit the human race.
Of course, Athens is a plunge, and the doctor has ordered her special digestive bread; but, after all, we can take that with us, and it is only getting first into a steamer and then into a train.
My digestive functions, as you may have heard me mention, are not in a good state, and rest might improve them; but I shall not rest, sir, while I am your representative.
Her perfect health gave alarming meaning to the least little derangement of her digestive organs.
But what I mean to say, and do say is, that as the functions of Toby's body, his digestive organs for example, did of their own cunning, and by a great many operations of which he was altogether ignorant, and the knowledge of which would have astonished him very much, arrive at a certain end; so his mental faculties, without his privity or concurrence, set all these wheels and springs in motion, with a thousand others, when they worked to bring about his liking for the Bells.
But you must remember the definition of Cabanis: 'Man is a digestive tube.
But then it is open to some one else to follow great authorities, and call the mind a sheet of white paper or a mirror, in which case one's knowledge of the digestive process becomes quite irrelevant.
CHOCOLATE Digestives have been crowned the kings of the cookie jar.
McVitie's Digestives, made of whole wheat, are a rich source of fiber, have no artificial colors or flavors, and free from hydrogenated vegetable oil which makes it a guiltfree snack, especially for the health conscious.
NEW YORK -- Merchandising and promoting an expanded selection of products has helped chain drug stores capture an enviable position in the digestives category, paced by such items as novel acid reducers, antidiarrheals, colon cleansers, laxatives and a host of nonprescription gastrointestinal remedies.
CHOCOLATE digestives have been named Britain's favourite biscuit of all time.
United Biscuits has kicked off the next stage of its 5m [pounds sterling] campaign to relaunch its McVitie's Digestives brand.
And the biscuit is such a favourite that as a nation we devour 50 chocolate digestives every second
United Biscuits is set for another battle with Cadbury after Button's Foods announced the launch of a Cadbury digestives biscuits brand.