1 The baby, feeling herself detached from her habitual anchorage, made an instinctive motion of resistance; but the soothing influences of digestion prevailed, and Lily felt the soft weight sink trustfully against her breast.
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2 Probably too much reading for the amount of digestion I've got.
3 He bolts down all events, all creeds, and beliefs, and persuasions, all hard things visible and invisible, never mind how knobby; as an ostrich of potent digestion gobbles down bullets and gun flints.
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4 His digestion was mediocre, and he had been attacked by a watering in one eye.
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5 The digestion of evil aroused in him an appetite for worse.
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6 If I could be less affectionate and sensitive, I should have a better digestion and an iron set of nerves.
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7 "At present I cannot spare energy and nerve force for digestion," he would say in answer to my medical remonstrances.
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8 That is to say, he needed them for his tongue as he need a glass of vodka for his digestion.
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9 This scheme I went over twice, thrice; it was then digested in my mind; I had it in a clear practical form: I felt satisfied, and fell asleep.
10 As the wafer digested, the tincture mounted to his brain, bearing the proposition along with it.
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11 Scarlett digested this in silence, for she had never before been under the same roof with anyone who was not received.
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12 They digested this in silence, looking up at her, puzzled.
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13 He digested his sufferings alone.
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14 At times, that stomach of civilization digested badly, the cess-pool flowed back into the throat of the city, and Paris got an after-taste of her own filth.
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15 He found the liver considerably enlarged, and the digestive powers weakened, while the course of mineral waters had been quite without effect.
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