from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To devour.


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  • It is not what you do; it is the motive to vour acts, and Hester would know that she has left you unmoved.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Did vou get any satisfaction out of seeing vour buddy get some revenge on the McMahons?

    The Unauthorized History of DX

  • And is your reverend confessor uneasy at the fa-vour of the family to me!

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • They take occasion to exalt themselves above Christians, in this very instance; and think it a scandal upon Mussulmans to quarrel, and endea-vour to wreak their private vengeance on one an — other.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Blush, sisterly love! to say it Jeronymo, vour friend

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • The young gentleman must come over one day: let the fa-vour of its being an early one, be owing entirely to you.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • And so you were full of apprehensions on the fa-vour your aunt did me in employing me about your nuptial equipments.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Lead me, madam, and do you, my dear Lady L. (my hospitable other protectress) oblige me with vour countenance too.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Shall we not see that honour carried it, even in fa-vour of the hopeless against the hopeful, and applaud him the more for being able to overcome?

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • It was great in her to endea-vour to conquer a love, which she could not, either in duty, or with her judgment and conscience, ac-knowledge.

    Sir Charles Grandison


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