1 The weary time dragged on; they slept again, and awoke famished and woe-stricken.
2 The cannon will warn every one to refuse shelter to a man wandering about naked and famished.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 96. The Contract.
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.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
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.
7 After weeks on the ocean, the Shimerdas were famished for fruit.
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.
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.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
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.