Careful Words

devour (v.)

  Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary, the Devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.

New Testament: 1 Peter v. 8.

  Among what he called his precepts were such as these: Do not stir the fire with a sword. Do not sit down on a bushel. Do not devour thy heart.

Diogenes Laertius (Circa 200 a d): Pythagoras. xvii.