"Because," replied the doctor, "our master Hippocrates, the polestar and beacon of medicine, says in one of his aphorisms omnis saturatio mala, perdicis autem pessima, which means 'all repletion
is bad, but that of partridge is the worst of all."
One can gorge sights to repletion
as well as sweetmeats.
Life and death went hand in hand; wealth and poverty stood side by side; repletion
and starvation laid them down together.
I have forbidden Adele to talk to me about her presents, and she is bursting with repletion
: have the goodness to serve her as auditress and interlocutrice; it will be one of the most benevolent acts you ever performed."
"You may well say as much," cried Paul, who was now compelled to pause from pure repletion
; "I will answer for some pounds of the fellow, weighed by the truest steel-yards west of the Alleghanies.