HUNGER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of hunger
Definition:
n. strong desire for something; feel the need to eat
Example:
East Asia should meet its target of halving hunger by 2015, and Latin America and the Caribbean are not far behind.
Sentence in Classic:
But when the restraining influence of the school was at a distance I began to hunger again for wild sensations, for the escape which those chronicles of disorder alone seemed to offer me.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Three days and nights of toil and hunger in the cave were not to be shaken off at once, as Tom and Becky soon discovered.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Hitherto each individual desire, aroused by suffering or privation, such as hunger, fatigue, thirst, had been satisfied by some bodily function giving pleasure.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Pavlograd regiment had had only two men wounded in action, but had lost nearly half its men from hunger and sickness.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The satisfaction of his hunger and the wine rendered the captain still more lively and he chatted incessantly all through dinner.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But the French troops quite rightly did not consider that this suited them, since death by hunger and cold awaited them in flight or captivity alike.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Wealth and poverty, fame and obscurity, power and subordination, strength and weakness, health and disease, culture and ignorance, work and leisure, repletion and hunger, virtue and vice, are only greater or lesser degrees of freedom.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The second day two of their sheep plunged into a morass, where they and their burdens were lost; two more died of fatigue a few days after; seven or eight perished with hunger in a desert; and others subsequently fell down precipices.
Candide By Voltaire Context
It has not been, sir, without some trouble that I have effected this; but trouble in your service is to me a pleasure, and hunger, thirst, and cold a real gratification.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Nor will I accept from you any money for these purposes, since I am ashamed to devote as much as a thought to my own pocket at a time when men are dying of hunger.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Wherefore it has been said that as poverty and hunger are needed to make men industrious, so laws are needed to make them good.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context