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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
11 Scarlett digested this in silence, for she had never before been under the same roof with anyone who was not received.
12 They digested this in silence, looking up at her, puzzled.
13 He digested his sufferings alone.
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.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—BRUNESEAU
15 He found the liver considerably enlarged, and the digestive powers weakened, while the course of mineral waters had been quite without effect.