We are told by historians that widespread famines
occurred in those days every two or three years, and such was the condition of things that men actually had recourse to cannibalism, in secret, of course.
Through the struggle against Chaos, in the wake of the Famine
, came now another old enemy of humanity-- the Pestilence, the Purple Death.
It was remembered that since that date there had not been a single famine
Here were the chesty men again, rovers and adventurers, and while they didn't mind a grub famine
, whisky they could not do without.
But the wars and triumphs of the King pressed hardly on the people of England, and ere his reign was over misery, pestilence, and famine
filled the land.
discovered by Matthiae at Moscow, describes the seizure of Persephone by Hades, the grief of Demeter, her stay at Eleusis, and her vengeance on gods and men by causing famine
Besides, there's going to be a famine
, and every ounce of grub'll count.
Tierra del Fuego, first arrival -- Good Success Bay -- An Account of the Fuegians on board -- Interview With the Savages -- Scenery of the Forests -- Cape Horn -- Wigwam Cove -- Miserable Condition of the Savages -- Famines
-- Cannibals -- Matricide -- Religious Feelings -- Great Gale -- Beagle Channel -- Ponsonby Sound -- Build Wigwams and settle the Fuegians -- Bifurcation of the Beagle Channel -- Glaciers -- Return to the Ship -- Second Visit in the Ship to the Settlement -- Equality of Condition amongst the Natives.