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Usage examples for bowels

  1. One crowning horror, though, they have been always spared, for no maid or matron of Chitor ever deigned to bow her neck beneath the yoke of the Mogul, but rather dared to face a fiery death in the bowels of the great cavern beneath the city than yield her honour to the conqueror. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  2. Throughout pregnancy the bowels should move at least once every day. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  3. The dog gives signs of suffering when moved, and the bowels are generally constipated. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  4. The discharge from the bowels becomes very thin, the tail and legs become soiled, loss of appetite, the pigs become weak and dull, hair rough and it is difficult for them to move about. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  5. Eh, sangue di Sangue, because I am a man of the Church must I cease to be a man of bowels, to have a yearning, a tender spot here? – Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  6. This barbarian priest lacks bowels in his devilish art! – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  7. The ground trembled for long minutes and seemed on the point of dropping into the bowels of the earth. – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  8. Or thus:- " His bowels, not his brains, this impulse give: He'll grow immortal; for he cannot live." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  9. The bowels become regular. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  10. It was an excellent dinner, served, as usual, from the kitchen in the bowels of the volor, and rose, course by course, with a smooth click, into the centre of the table. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  11. No, not if it occur immediately after birth; as soon as the bowels have been opened, it generally leaves him, or even before, if he give a good cry, which as soon as he is born he usually does. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  12. Sinking those diamonds in the bowels of the earth was a good speculation. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  13. Tholouse was as much taken by surprise as if they had suddenly emerged from the bowels of the earth. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  14. Every day at- o'clock the bowels will move freely and easily. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  15. He is without bowels of mercy, this son of a thief. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  16. A housemaid came out of the bowels of the earth very promptly and ushered him up two flights of stairs into what was manifestly Mr. Pope's study. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  17. The bowels should move freely two or three times every day, and the movements should be soft. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
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