They contend that no food
is necessary, nor do they eat; but any one of the most rudimentary intelligence must realize that food is a necessity to creatures having actual existence.
When the winter came the Grasshopper had no food
and found itself dying of hunger, while it saw the ants distributing every day corn and grain from the stores they had collected in the summer.
We could find little time to go out and get food, because of the councils, for there was always some little thing to be settled, such as naming two new watchers to take the place of the old ones on the hill, or naming how much food should fall to the share of the men who kept their weapons always in their hands and got no food
Halted for the night at sundown, having had no food
for many hours.
For there," and he pointed due west, "is much hunting; but between lies a great place where there is no food
and no water, so they must go that way," and again he swung his hand through the half-circle that explained to Tarzan the great detour the apes made to come to their hunting ground to the west.
Our plight was anything but pleasant, yet I think that Hooja and his forces were even worse off than we, for they had no food
nor water at all.