"a, leaflets attacked by a larva of A. juglandis; b, case of larva; c, wings of A. nebulo; d, wings of A. juglandis; e, wings of A. nebulo var."-Whitney, 1902

Acrobasis

"a, leaflets attacked by a larva of A. juglandis; b, case of larva; c, wings of A. nebulo; d, wings…

"a, case containing caterpillar; b, cases in winter; c, head and thoracic joints of larva, enlarged; d, moth (the cross shows natural walnut case-bearer, feeds upon walnut and hickory, fastening the leaves together and skeletonizing them from base to tip."-Whitney, 1902

Acrobasis

"a, case containing caterpillar; b, cases in winter; c, head and thoracic joints of larva, enlarged;…

An illustration of a bird eating crumbs.

Bird Eating Crumbs

An illustration of a bird eating crumbs.

Cattle grazing on a plain.

Cattle

Cattle grazing on a plain.

A child eating in a dress.

Child Eating

A child eating in a dress.

An illustration of a woman cooking and a young boy sitting at a table, eating. They are both in a kitchen and there are two cats in the background eating out of some jars.

Boy Eating

An illustration of a woman cooking and a young boy sitting at a table, eating. They are both in a kitchen…

Mark Twain illustrating an Italian newspaper as saying that the Italian sovereigns are coming back-they have been to England. They have enlarged the King at the Italian hospital.

They Enlarged The King

Mark Twain illustrating an Italian newspaper as saying that the Italian sovereigns are coming back-they…

An illustration of a giraffe eating leaves with a monkey sitting on the giraffe's head.

Giraffe Eating Leaves with a Monkey Sitting on Leaves

An illustration of a giraffe eating leaves with a monkey sitting on the giraffe's head.

Girls eating apples.

Girls Eating

Girls eating apples.

Goldilocks eats up all the baby bear's dinner.

Goldilocks

Goldilocks eats up all the baby bear's dinner.

"See here's a man who is quite generous found, / His sunshine friends are gathered thick around, / From many parts they come, both far and near, / He fully feasts with them all with much good cheer; / To all who call, he makes himself their friend, / With feelings kind, he doth his money lend: / They eat him up - when some help he's wishing, / His numerous friends are fond among the missing."—Barber, 1857

He Makes Himself Sugar, the Flies Eat Him Up

"See here's a man who is quite generous found, / His sunshine friends are gathered thick around, / From…

Engraved ornaments from "Heures a L'usaige de Chartre" published by Simon Vostre.

Heures a L'usaige de Chartre

Engraved ornaments from "Heures a L'usaige de Chartre" published by Simon Vostre.

Sing a Song of Sixpence. And when the pie was opened, the birds began to sing.

King and Blackbirds

Sing a Song of Sixpence. And when the pie was opened, the birds began to sing.

An illustration of a man eating dinner.

Man Eating

An illustration of a man eating dinner.

"There was an old man of Tobago, Who lived on rice, gurel, and sago. Till, much to his bliss, his physician said this--To a leg, sir, of mutton you may go."

Old Man

"There was an old man of Tobago, Who lived on rice, gurel, and sago. Till, much to his bliss, his physician…

A boy eating a pie

Pie

A boy eating a pie

Princess, witch, and soldier dining

Princess

Princess, witch, and soldier dining

Sing a Song of Sixpence. The Queen was in the parlour, eating bread and honey.

Queen in the Parlour

Sing a Song of Sixpence. The Queen was in the parlour, eating bread and honey.

Reynard the Fox bets Bruin the Bear that he cannot eat a lot of honey without getting an upset stomach. He takes him to a tree outside of a carpenter's house. Bruin gets his head stuck in the tree while the village is after the bear.

Reynard the Fox: Bruin is Stuck

Reynard the Fox bets Bruin the Bear that he cannot eat a lot of honey without getting an upset stomach.…

An illustration of a soldier sitting on a rock eating a fresh ear of corn.

Soldier Eating

An illustration of a soldier sitting on a rock eating a fresh ear of corn.

An antique spoon from Lucerne, Switzerland in 1907.

Swiss Spoon

An antique spoon from Lucerne, Switzerland in 1907.

"More than to eat, the hog does not aspire; / To get and cram his food, he looks no higher, / Like men who only live to eat and drink, / Of Him who feeds us all they never think: / They heed not, they love not Him who dwells on high. / Like brutes they live, like brutish beasts they die - / The source of life, of hope, and heavenly love, / They care not for, they never look above."—Barber, 1857

The Hog Never Looks Higher than His Head

"More than to eat, the hog does not aspire; / To get and cram his food, he looks no higher, / Like men…

An illustration of a toddler eating bread in a high chair.

Toddler Eating in High Chair

An illustration of a toddler eating bread in a high chair.

"He's had his fill, when he the banquet leaves; / He's eat too much - his stomach heaves: / His rich and dainty food, how much he loathes, / The monstrous load now from his stomach flowers; / Nature's relieved - she teaches thus quite plain, / To eat too much of good things, brings much pain."—Barber, 1857

Too Much of a Good Thing, is Worse than Nothing

"He's had his fill, when he the banquet leaves; / He's eat too much - his stomach heaves: / His rich…