Sentence Examples with the word consume

She was his only relief, and the visions threatened to consume her.

By art, I am referring to creative expressions that are still relevant to future generations, something people still will consume in fifty or one hundred years.

But all this is quite different with a South Sea Sperm Whaler; which in a voyage of four years perhaps, after completely filling her hold with oil, does not, perhaps, consume fifty days in the business of boiling out; and in the state that it is casked, the oil is nearly scentless.

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She touched him everywhere, hungry to consume him.

The general sense is clear, that those who consume the holy food without a clear conscience, like those who handle sacred objects with impure hands, will suffer physical harm from its contact, as if they were undergoing the ordeal of touching a holy thing.

They would have more real wages, it is said, if the price of the articles they consume was not raised by taxation.

Similarly throughout the Moslem world, all who can afford it sacrifice at this time a legal animal, and either consume the flesh themselves or give it to the poor.

Darkyn played keep away, until she was drowning in heat, desire and the hot hunger that felt like it was going to consume her.

The remedy for the evils of the time was not so much the reduction as the equalization of the imposts, which would allow the poor to consume more, raise the production and add to the general wealth.

She'd never experienced yearning like this, so strong it threatened to consume her.