enfeebling both empires and consuming their powers.
Now his father was putting a damper on it with his all consuming, self-serving plots.
The consuming need to drink from him swept through her mind, dulling the rest of the world.
Doubtless the secret fire of a consuming, but as yet ungratified, literary ambition also troubled his repose.
There has been constant controversy as to whether China tea is better than that of other growths, but the verdict first of all of Great Britain, and subsequently of all the other large consuming countries, has relegated the produce of the Celestial Empire to a very subordinate position.