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  1. By partaking of pure food, mental and moral, as well as physical, she replied. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  2. As Christ is the one true Temple, and we become so by partaking of Him, so He is the one Sacrifice for sins for ever, and we become sacrifices only through Him. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  3. After partaking of a hearty breakfast, she sent for him and he came promptly. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  4. The mayor of the town insisted upon the boys partaking of dinner at his home near by, and they thankfully agreed to do this when Mr. Partlow declared he would personally see to the filling of the Sky- Bird's tanks, for which task he had plenty of assistants. – Around the World in Ten Days by Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  5. The landlord added some brushwood and a few billets to the fire, fetched the provisions, and looked on while the wanderers were partaking of the food with eager appetite. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  6. They " hated" beef and vegetables, and brown bread, as well as stated hours for partaking of such simple rations. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  7. Blissful ignorance may be a fine thing in some cases, but either in preparing or partaking of food, it is certainly more than an abuse, it is a dangerous error. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  8. They had eaten the extra buffalo steak sooner than was intended, but they could afford to wait until the morrow before partaking of any more food. – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis
  9. The gloom and loneliness, however, in which Mordaunt's days were spent, were far from partaking of that selfishness so common, almost so necessarily common, to recluses. – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. He would be an independent co- operating citizen partaking fully of the fruits of his labor, enjoying the social rewards of his essential position, being sustained and protected by a body of responsive public opinion. – The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey
  11. After burial a feast was always called, and a portion of the food of which each and every relative was partaking was burned to furnish subsistence to the spirit upon its journey. – A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 87-204 by H. C. Yarrow
  12. Do not, therefore, reproach a starving soul for partaking of this feast in the desert. – Duffels by Edward Eggleston
  13. She has an air of calmness and detachment in partaking of your rural joys. – An Unknown Lover by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  14. M. Busot hesitated, but, unable to resist the earnest appeal of Madame Roland, replied, " I will do all in my power to save this unfortunate young man, although I am far from partaking the opinion of many respecting him. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  15. It is only by partaking in the nature of these ideas that individual objects exist at all. – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock
  16. A certain expression, partaking of scorn, played over Brandon's hard features. – Paul Clifford, Volume 3. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  17. A good many couples were sitting about outside, partaking of ices and other forms of refreshment, and Ann made her way quickly through the hall and bent her steps in the direction of the library where, earlier in the evening, she had caught sight of a cosy fire. – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
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