Which preposition to use with food

for Occurrences 837%

The Bishop ultimately, however, severs the knot, by the suggestion of his flying chariot, which he makes large enough (for, ce n'est que le premier pas qui coute!) to carry not only food for the viaticum of the passengers, but also commodities for their traffic!

of Occurrences 419%

The favorite food of the great marine mammal of the Pacific is the Squid, and as this little creature swarms in the vicinity of Hawaii, the cachalot instinctively goes there at certain seasons to chew its Squid by way of a Sandwich.

in Occurrences 314%

"There is more food in a pennyworth of bread," said Livesey, "than in a gallon of ale"; and he proved it.

to Occurrences 169%

One of their number, however, tramped the whole weary way, and brought back food to his starving leader and companions.

from Occurrences 137%

As if the Lord couldn't hev made 'em bring food from the king's table if he hed chosen to do it!

with Occurrences 106%

He went out, and after some time, informed me that our kind host had a violent cholera morbus, in consequence of the various kinds of food with which he had overloaded his stomach at dinner; that he considered himself near his last end, and was endeavouring to arrange his affairs for the event.

at Occurrences 91%

" "Plenty of food at Rampart City; that's the name o' the town where the Little Minóok meets the Yukon.

on Occurrences 71%

Later, each found how, without meaning tohating himself for ithe watched food on its way to others' plates with an evil eye.

by Occurrences 45%

Three or four hundred Indians were dancing wildly around a huge fire, while half as many more were feasting, preparing their own food by cutting it from the carcasses of two oxen which lay near at hand, and broiling it on the live coals.

than Occurrences 43%

I am told that the Scotch peasantry eat much less animal food than the English, and the Irish far less than they; and yet, that these rank among the best troops of the British.

into Occurrences 39%

"Who wants shupper?" said Father Slessor, and he threw the precious food into the fire.

as Occurrences 31%

I think of their daily food as rations,it is called "supplies"; a Bible and a great coat are munitions of war, and a single man seen about the premises is a sentinel on duty.

before Occurrences 24%

Carrying the food before me, I entered with it into the tepee.

without Occurrences 17%

It has also been said that he is a cooking animal; but some races eat food without cooking it.

during Occurrences 13%

When this had been given, and it required some time to read the entire list, he announced the number of men, women, and children which were inside the walls of the fort, figuring out that by slightly decreasing the size of the rations it would be possible to provide every person with food during three weeks at least.

among Occurrences 13%

THE GENERAL USE OF FISH, as an article of human food among civilized nations, we have thus sufficiently shown, and will conclude this portion of our subject with the following hints, which ought to be remembered by all those who are fond of occasionally varying their dietary with a piscine dish: I. Fish shortly before they spawn are, in general, best in condition.

after Occurrences 12%

St. Cloud, Meudon, Versailles, Robinson, were crowded every night with people who were thirsting for air and food after long hot days in the dust and struggles of the exposition.

through Occurrences 9%

Now let us put ourselves awhile, as far as we can, in the place of that same savage; and try whether my theory will not justify itself; whether or not superstition, with all its vagaries, may have been, indeed must have been, the result of that ignorance and fear which he carried about with him, every time he prowled for food through the primeval forest.

within Occurrences 7%

Desire not only causes us to seek that which we need, but is a form of attraction by which the good is brought to us, just as the amoebae create a swirl in the waters that brings their food within reach.

like Occurrences 7%

" "But, Mr. John Effingham, the man does not take his food like other people.

until Occurrences 6%

Both parent and child continued in excellent health during the remaining period of suckling, and the latter did not taste artificial food until the ninth month, the parent's milk being all-sufficient for its wants.

about Occurrences 6%

Never leave food about a sick room; if the patient cannot eat it when brought to him, take it away, and bring it to him in an hour or two's time.

out Occurrences 6%

He meets a shepherd's daughter, who offers him food out of compassion for his emaciated and miserable condition.

under Occurrences 5%

Others, more fixed, liberated in their own villages, were eager to talk and to welcome us, but a little lost with the British and their unfamiliar ways and language, full of tales of the lack of food under the Austrian occupation, and the robbery of all their livestock and metal and many other things.

over Occurrences 4%

The eagle seeks its food over hill and valley, and lives entirely on prey which he takes alive, while the vulture seeks out dead and putrid carcasses.

Which preposition to use with  food