1 The weary time dragged on; they slept again, and awoke famished and woe-stricken.
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2 The cannon will warn every one to refuse shelter to a man wandering about naked and famished.
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3 An Academician would say that the entertainments of the fashionable world are collections of flowers which attract inconstant butterflies, famished bees, and buzzing drones.
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4 The poor children, including Gavroche, were famished.
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5 One might have thought there was in that cellar one of those famished ogres--the gigantic heroes of popular legends, into whose cavern nobody could force their way with impunity.
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6 From this deficiency of nourishment resulted an abuse, which pressed hardly on the younger pupils: whenever the famished great girls had an opportunity, they would coax or menace the little ones out of their portion.
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7 After weeks on the ocean, the Shimerdas were famished for fruit.
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8 Having then reached my normal state, I discovered that I was half famished with hunger; so making a hasty toilet, I went into the other room.
9 It was a weary and famished, but still a fighting and menacing army.
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10 The fetid closeness of the air, and a famishing diet, united perhaps to some fears of ultimate retribution, had constrained them to surrender at discretion.
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11 I heard them droning out their death-psalms, little judging they were sung in respect for my soul by those who were thus famishing my body.