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eaten

(ēt′n)
v.
Past participle of eat
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When that was eaten, the sparrow asked him whether he had had enough now.
It was almost fresh and tasted better than anything Dorothy had eaten in the town.
cried a rye loafer, indignantly, "why the horrid beast has eaten three of our dear Crumpets, and is now devouring a Salt-rising Biscuit
He has but been eaten out of the same trough from which he himself has eaten.
The other portion killed and ate his own kind, or was killed and eaten by his own kind.
Had the cub thought in man-fashion, he might have epitomised life as a voracious appetite and the world as a place wherein ranged a multitude of appetites, pursuing and being pursued, hunting and being hunted, eating and being eaten, all in blindness and confusion, with violence and disorder, a chaos of gluttony and slaughter, ruled over by chance, merciless, planless, endless.
The practical objection to animal food in my case was its uncleanness; and besides, when I had caught and cleaned and cooked and eaten my fish, they seemed not to have fed me essentially.
The fruits eaten temperately need not make us ashamed of our appetites, nor interrupt the worthiest pursuits.
Pinocchio had eaten the three pears, or rather devoured them.
The same animal which hath the honour to have some part of his flesh eaten at the table of a duke, may perhaps be degraded in another part, and some of his limbs gibbeted, as it were, in the vilest stall in town.
There is no difference, except that we have eaten more and better.
Yet the food you have eaten or wasted might have saved the lives of a score of wretches who made the food but did not eat it.