This was the kind of man whose depravity Darkyn preyed on.
A swarm of astrologers and physicians preyed upon his fears - and his purse.
The remarkable didunculus occurs in Samoa, and after the introduction of cats and rats, which preyed upon it, was compelled to change its habits, dwelling in trees instead of on the ground.
To this end the resemblance may be actually to the species victimized or preyed upon or else to a species which the species preyed upon does not fear.
Anger and bitterness had preyed upon me continually for weeks and a deep languor had succeeded this passionate struggle.