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Definition of Omnivorously
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Literary usage of Omnivorously
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1. Farmingby Richard Kendall Munkittrick by Richard Kendall Munkittrick (1892)
"that she packed too omnivorously, if I may so put it, to agree with my ideas of what consistent packing should be. ..."
2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"He had no regular schooling, but read omnivorously in his father's book-shop, and in 1796, on the expiration of his apprenticeship, studied theology at ..."
3. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1909)
"The advice once given by a music teacher to a pupil, "read omnivorously" might well be translated for the student of art into "look omnivorously. ..."
4. Extracts from the Letters, Diary and Note Books of Amasa Stone Mather: June by Amasa Stone Mather (1910)
"... shuffle-board, and quoits, and I read omnivorously (I believe all great men read omnivorously when they are young). I have always regarded " Daisy, ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... acquired Arabic, Hebrew and Greek, and read omnivorously on almost all subjects. Eventually, however, the Franciscans came to distrust the new learning. ..."