nourishment


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I was forced, then, to combat the fast of the evening with the nourishment of the morning.
Blaisois," replied Musqueton, "remember that bread is the true nourishment of a Frenchman, who is not always able to get bread, ask Grimaud.
I soaked some crumbled morsels of biscuit in the wine, and, little by little, I revived her failing strength by nourishment administered at intervals in that cautious form.
Toward morning the nourishment which I still carefully administered wrought its healthful change in her pulse, and composed her to quieter slumbers.
An hour more had passed before the impenetrable old man closed his weary eyes, and consented to take his nourishment and compose himself to rest.
In the case of the misseltoe, which draws its nourishment from certain trees, which has seeds that must be transported by certain birds, and which has flowers with separate sexes absolutely requiring the agency of certain insects to bring pollen from one flower to the other, it is equally preposterous to account for the structure of this parasite, with its relations to several distinct organic beings, by the effects of external conditions, or of habit, or of the volition of the plant itself.
You would say, would you not, that the sun is only the author of visibility in all visible things, but of generation and nourishment and growth, though he himself is not generation?
Nor could he possibly get again into the saddle till past two; for post-horses were now not easy to get; nor were the hostler or post-boy in half so great a hurry as himself, but chose rather to imitate the tranquil disposition of Partridge; who, being denied the nourishment of sleep, took all opportunities to supply its place with every other kind of nourishment, and was never better pleased than when he arrived at an inn, nor ever more dissatisfied than when he was again forced to leave it.
In sooth, for a dog of the depth, thou takest thy nourishment too much from the surface!
And just as the hungry stomach eagerly accepts every object it can get, hoping to find nourishment in it, Vronsky quite unconsciously clutched first at politics, then at new books, and then at pictures.
Their nourishment consisted entirely of the vegetables of their garden and the milk of one cow, which gave very little during the winter, when its masters could scarcely procure food to support it.
The baby in her arms was as fast asleep as she; and little Jacob, whose youth prevented him from recognising in this prolonged spiritual nourishment anything half as interesting as oysters, was alternately very fast asleep and very wide awake, as his inclination to slumber, or his terror of being personally alluded to in the discourse, gained the mastery over him.
Contract awarded for the gold coast waterways authroity is seeks tenders from suitably qualified dredging companies to undertake dredging and beach nourishment works are biggera creek, biggera waters, gold coast broadwater.
Joyce Rupp published her first book, Fresh Bread and Other Gifts of Spiritual Nourishment, a collection of prose, poetry and prayers that explored the spiritual nourishment that could be found in everyday life.
Our entry consisted of a stop-motion animation, in which the children acted out a weather scene - the sun beating down and then the rain falling to provide essential nourishment that enable the wonderful world we live in to flourish," said Michala Blackwell, the school's Eco "Our entry consisted of a stop-motion animation, in which the children acted out a weather scene - the sun beating down and then the rain falling to provide essential nourishment that enable the wonderful world we live in to flourish," said Michala Blackwell, the school's Eco Council leader.