Sentence Examples with the word gluttonous

The Maoris ate their enemies' hearts to gain their courage, but to whatever degree animistic beliefs may have once contributed to their cannibalism, it is certain that long before Captain Cook's visit religious sanction for the custom had long given place to mere gluttonous enjoyment.

The voracious caterpillar when transformed into a butterfly... and the gluttonous maggot when become a fly content themselves with a drop or two of honey or some other sweet liquid.