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 ?
We stayed with Circe for a whole twelvemonth feasting upon an untold quantity both of meat and wine.
For several days they remained in the neighborhood of these Indians, reposing after all their hardships, and feasting upon horse flesh and roots, obtained in subsequent traffic.
Presently I mustered the courage to return to the window, for even though she spurned me I loved her, and could not keep my eyes from feasting upon her divine face and figure, but when she saw me looking she again turned away.
Altogether, there were about a hundred birds feasting upon a field of lush grass.
The baby owl waited, even sitting on the blackbird nest, before hunting it down and feasting upon it.
However, Pennywise intends to divide and conquer by feasting upon children's fears.
New York's notoriety as glamour capital sets guys and dolls across the globe dreaming about hitting the city's wise streets in fabulous outfits, feasting upon art for lunch and cocktails at dinner.
"Being a visually charged individual, I am constantly feasting upon my surroundings.
What if, by feasting upon purchase records and site postings, we rouse the ire of regulators and legislators?
Summer plays host to visitors from warmer parts, including swallows, swifts and housemartins feasting upon insect after insect.
After the ceremony is completed, everyone enjoys feasting upon a communal meal.
In Minnesota, newspapers are feasting upon a particularly busy race.
The practice was an institutionalized in Aztec society as our tradition of feasting upon turkey at Thanksgiving and haute cuisine involving roasting, frying, and steeping human flesh in sauces as we prepare animal meat in modern society.
For a man who battles the bulge like me, having chocolatey treats lined up taunting me into feasting upon their contents is torturous.