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Quotes of entrails

  1. I think this journal will be disadvantageous for me, for I spend my time now like a spider spinning my own entrails – Mary Bokin Chesnut
  2. Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest. – Denis Diderot

Usage examples for entrails

  1. Several daily attended the ships, and assisted the butchers, for the sake of the entrails of the hogs we killed. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  2. He ate the whole thing- flesh and bones and even the entrails he also ate a few feathers, which he did not particularly care about; but it was impossible to get the delicious food without, and so he did not care much. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  3. On this they placed the meat, cut in strips with their swords, the entrails the heads, and every part of the animal, until their kitchen looked like a ghastly sacrifice to appease the anger of some deity. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  4. Some shot, pieces of lead, fragments of spars, and the brains and entrails of the sufferers were lodged in the tops, and other parts of our ship. – Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas by W. Hastings Macaulay
  5. He can scarcely recognise the place where his own garden was, for the site of it is covered with camp straw, confused rubbish, and the blood and entrails of slaughtered beasts. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  6. More than any one, he knew of the inner story of the Baas' vrouw during the past week and years; also he had knowledge of what was soon to empty out upon the groaning earth the entrails of South Africa; but how he knew was not to be discovered. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  7. The dogs fell back, torn to pieces, and, with entrails dragging, at once returned to the fray. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  8. The healthy carcasses may be utilized for food, but the blood, entrails and all diseased carcasses should be heated to a temperature equal to that of boiling water or above, and then used for the manufacture of fertilizers. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  9. Al slid the gun back into his holster, leaned from his saddle and picked up the dead grouse as unconcernedly as he would have dismounted, pulled his knife from his boot and drew the bird neatly, flinging the crop and entrails from him. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  10. With a jerk of her finger La Normande had removed the fish's entrails and tossed them into a pail. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  11. He was now perfectly harmless, unless, indeed, one had chosen to thrust one's hand into his mouth; and the same sailor accordingly proceeded to lay him open, and to take out his entrails – The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 by G. R. Gleig
  12. It is worse than the mad dog, because it tears out and drags on all sides the living entrails of the neighbour. – Fraternal Charity by Rev. Father Valuy
  13. And yet you will find she herself, fearful lest he should get rid of it, was continually adding fuel to the fire, till it had consumed her father's entrails – Trial-of-Mary-Blandy by Roughead, William
  14. I gave orders that their entrails should be brought to me, that I might read of them. – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney
  15. A large camp is hideous and depressing; dirty and worn, the ground trampled deep in dust; filth and refuse lying about; the entrails and skins of animals, flies, beastly smells, and no excitement or animation. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps
  16. Their knowledge of their bodies was as limited as their knowledge of the universe, which they regarded as a little span of flat earth and bending sky; and they relied on incantations and prayers to restore the sick, and on the flight of birds and the entrails of beasts to reveal the mysteries of the future. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  17. In Grecian fable Hercules was swallowed by a whale at Joppa, and is said to have lain three days in his entrails – The Eliminator; or, Skeleton Keys to Sacerdotal Secrets by Richard B. Westbrook
  18. The square was still moving, ever moving, with the same bloody fight raging in its entrails – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  19. The entrails had been badly embalmed, and it was their fermentation which caused the accident. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  20. Two snakes gliding from a secret place to the entrails after the sacrifice was completed, ate the liver; and after having been observed, suddenly vanished out of sight. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius