feast (up)on (something)

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feast (up)on (something)

To eat large quantities of something, usually with pleasure. The kids feasted on birthday cake and returned to us with frosting-stained faces.
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feast (up)on something

to eat a great deal of something; to eat a feast built around something in particular. We will feast upon turkey for weeks. We feasted on the fish Harry had caught.
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References in classic literature ?
One must discontinue being feasted upon when one tasteth best: that is known by those who want to be long loved.
Numa selected a sleek, fat filly and his flaming eyes burned greedily as they feasted upon her, for Numa, the lion, loves scarce anything better than the meat of Pacco, perhaps because Pacco is, of all the grass-eaters, the most difficult to catch.
After that she had been feasted upon by the stags of the canoe house, and for long afterward all women had talked softly before their husbands.
And still they relieved the purses of the rich, and aided the poor, and feasted upon King's deer until the lank Sheriff of Nottingham was well-nigh distracted.
When skin was covered by dry GO films, participants didn't get a single bite, while bare and cheesecloth-covered skin was readily feasted upon.
It is then tucked away in refrigerators and feasted upon till supply runs out.
Keyamo argued that the alleged bomb blast, which was feasted upon by the opposition to discourage the electorate from voting, was a show of force by the Nigerian Army to scare off enemies of the state.
The great joy of this dramatic reading was in witnessing a sharply written script being feasted upon by an all-around dazzling cast, which included Roselyn Perez, delectably acerbic in the Hepburn role of the matriarch Eleanor of Aquitaine, and Franco Ramos, in an uproarious breakout performance as the family's bratty, sullen, spineless youngest son.
Complete with a dead body that's already been feasted upon. And to warn you, it's very realistic.
Sir Winston Churchill publicly declared war on them, claiming that they were allies of the Nazis as they feasted upon messenger pigeons conveying vital information to our troops.
The old wooden structure has been feasted upon by the local termites, and has required multiple repairs to keep it operational over the past 73 years.
A total of 160,000 pints will be sank, more than 500 bottles of Champagne quaffed, 70,000 meals served, a tonne of chips gobbled and five tonnes of Irish beef feasted upon.
The newest entry in the Prosecutor Rebecka Martinsson series begins with the discovery of the carcass of a massive bear, evidence indicating that he had mauled and feasted upon a human victim.
The time has come To say farewell my fiend Who has feasted upon my
Former Italian PM (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/8400591/Silvio-Berlusconi-and-the-bunga-bunga-parties-in-pictures.html) Silvio Berlusconi has made a worldwide benchmark on how to hold a barbecue party, among others, have been feasted upon in the news.