When thus gorged with food, they are exceedingly stupid, and may then be readily caught.
In the daytime "the gorged females rest motionless on the walls and ceilings of rooms, choosing always the darkest situations for this purpose" (Austen).
When this has taken place, the gorged scorpion becomes distended and tense in the mesosomatic region.
Its habit is to bury its head in its victim's skin and remain there until gorged with blood, when it drops off.
The contrast lay between the Dominical Supper or food and drink shared unselfishly by all with all, and the private supper, the feast of Dives, shamelessly gorged under the eyes of timid and shrinking Lazarus.
Whenever he was so fortunate as to have near him a hare that had been kept too long, or a meat pie made with rancid butter, he gorged himself with such violence that his veins swelled and the moisture broke out on his forehead.
As the larva approaches maturity these vessels become gorged with a clear viscous fluid, which, upon being exposed to the air immediately hardens to a solid mass.
Johnson, not content with turning filthy savages, ignorant of their letters, and gorged with raw steaks cut from living cows, into philosophers as eloquent and enlightened as himself or his friend Burke, and into ladies as highly accomplished as Mrs Lennox or Mrs Sheridan, transferred the whole domestic system of England to Egypt.
intermittent parasites," because when gorged they leave their hosts, fishes or frogs, and swim about in freedom for a considerable period.
The gorged and fertilized female quits her hold of the host, and falling to the ground, proceeds after a short delay to lay her eggs in some sheltered spot.
People gorged and fattened up in preparation for famine.
At the present day, the woodlands are neither so large nor so numerous as they formerly were, while there are many more gorse covers; therefore, instead of hunting the drag up to it, a much quicker way of getting to work is to find a fox in his kennel; and, the hour of the meeting being later, the fox is not likely to be gorged with food, and so unable to take care of himself at the pace at which the modern foxhound travels.
The huge speckled ultramarine aardvark happily gorged itself on the rotting mango.
CREST: On a Wreath of the Colors a Horse rampant argent gorged with a Mural Crown Gules.
Some of the best charcuterie comes from this area, where wild pigs have gorged themselves on the fallen chestnuts.
At 6pm, gorged myself on some rather fatty belly of pork.
SUPPORTERS: On either side a Lion Or gorged with a collar wavy Azure and holding aloft in the interior forepaw a Crescent Sable.
SUPPORTERS: On either side standing on a Staff raguly erased a Royal Stag guardant proper ducally gorged Or.
gossip rags have gorged on the glamorous and public life of Tom Cruise over the past decade.
gules gorged with a Collar Or pendent therefrom an Escutcheon Vair.
SUPPORTERS: On either side a Stag Gules attired and unguled Or gorged with a Collar wavy argent thereon a Bar wavy Azure.
Popular culture junkies and fans of gossip rags have gorged on the glamorous and public life of Tom Cruise over the past decade.
rampant argent gorged with a Mural Crown Gules.
sejant erect argent gorged with a Collar wavy Azure and supporting an Abbot's Crosier Gules headed Sable.
SUPPORTERS: On either side a Stag Gules attired and unguled Or gorged with a Collar wavy argent thereon a Bar wavy argent thereon a Bar wavy Azure.
Attention had been previously directed to the corpuscles of Cornalia, and it had been found, not only that they occurred in the blood, but that they gorged the whole tissues of the insect, and their presence in the eggs themselves could be microscopically demonstrated.
BADGE: A Wyvern sejant erect Argent gorged with a Collar wavy Azure and supporting an Abbot 's Crosier Gules headed Sable.
Sofia watched the plates swap out before her as those around her gorged themselves on gourmet dishes she'd only seen on TV.
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