Definition of Feed upon
1. Verb. Be sustained by. "He fed on the great ideas of her mentor"
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Literary usage of Feed upon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1812)
"... that divers birds bigger what would the filk-worm do were ihe there to feed upon the continual green, than black-birds, ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"... and as such, accessory to the spines which can be effective as a protection only against the larger animals which feed upon leaves. ..."
3. A Treatise Concerning Religious Affections, in Three Parts by Jonathan Edwards (1821)
"As of old, the children of Israel were commanded, evermore to feed upon the paschal lamb, with bitter herbs.f True f If repentance accompanies faith, ..."