- v. archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of consume.
- consume + -eth (Wiktionary)
“For Man produceth and Woman consumeth, wherefore she shall be called the consumer.”
“I admire, exposed unto the violence of fire, grows only hot, and liquefies, but consumeth not; so when the consumable and volatile pieces of our bodies shall be refined into a more impregnable and fixed temper, like gold, though they suffer from the action of flames, they shall never perish, but lie immortal in the arms of fire.”
“For what reason is there that he which laboureth much and, sparing the fruits of his labour, consumeth little should be more charged than he that, living idly, getteth little and spendeth all he gets; seeing the one hath no more protection from the Commonwealth than the other?”
“Cambyses or time hath spared, avarice now consumeth.”
“And he, as a rotten thing, consumeth, as a garment that is moth eaten.”
“Whereas our substance is not cut down, but the remnant of them the fire consumeth.”
“For it is a fire that consumeth to destruction, and would root out all mine increase.”
“Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.”
“But although it proceed not to that extreme, yet it consumeth time, and employeth the mind too much.”
“True it is, that this part vnderneath remaineth at this day inhabitable, because of the corrupt aire, as also for that by time, which consumeth all things, it is greately ruinated.”
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