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Usage examples for liver

  1. I think a whiff of the Jersey ferry would be as flagons of cod- liver oil to me. – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  2. One is for the liver and the other for something or other, I can't recollect what. – The Veiled Lady and Other Men and Women by F. Hopkinson Smith
  3. And he's white from his heels to his eyeballs- everything except his liver. – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  4. Brenchfield has had this thing eating at his liver like a cancer for six years now and the longer it eats the worse he'll suffer. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  5. Besides the fish itself, the liver of the cod, as is well known, is saved for the oil it contains. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  6. When this swelling forms on the lungs, liver, etc. – Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry by Pratt Food Co.
  7. " You'll be sorry to hear that my liver is all wrong again. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  8. As the liver is filled with blood, neither it nor its connecting blood vessels should be cut at this time. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  9. One tall man with a great fierce beard and fine features had a fragment of rock or iron driven through his liver. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  10. I just thought we had liver and lights and a few things like that. – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  11. He said, " The Japanese has a heart like a dog and a liver like a wolf." – Flash-lights from the Seven Seas by William L. Stidger Commentator: Bishop Francis J. McConnell
  12. He ought to be put on the carpet, and should then be tumbled and rolled about, to make the blood bound merrily through, the, vessels, to stir up the liver, to promote digestion, and to open the bowels. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  13. The rest of the meat would have to cool and season before it would be fit for use, but the liver they could eat tonight. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  14. The head, the heart, and the lights should boil full two hours; the liver should be boiled only one hour. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  15. She was young and inexperienced, and thought, maybe, it was liver. – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome
  16. What are you to do if your conscience is clear and your liver in order and the sun is shining? – Elizabeth and her German Garden by "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
  17. Your clear- headed, healthy boy is the first best critic of what constitutes the very liver and lights of a novel. – The Delicious Vice by Young E. Allison
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