I want the sugar first, then I'll drink the bitter water
We and you too, you most of all, dear boy, will have to pass through the bitter water
before we reach the sweet.
That girl was, one may say, washing about with slack limbs in the ugly surf of life with no opportunity to strike out for herself, when suddenly she had been made to feel that there was somebody beside her in the bitter water
Where Sodom and Gomorrah reared their domes and towers, that solemn sea now floods the plain, in whose bitter waters
no living thing exists--over whose waveless surface the blistering air hangs motionless and dead-- about whose borders nothing grows but weeds, and scattering tufts of cane, and that treacherous fruit that promises refreshment to parching lips, but turns to ashes at the touch.
Into his handsome face, the bitter waters
of captivity had worn; but, he covered up their tracks with a determination so strong, that he held the mastery of them even in his sleep.
I suppose that is the reason why the small old-fashioned book, for which you need only pay sixpence at a book-stall, works miracles to this day, turning bitter waters
into sweetness; while expensive sermons and treatises, newly issued, leave all things as they were before.
1100BC IS THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF CHOCOLATE WHICH COMES FROM THE AZTECS OF MEXICO AND MEANS BITTER WATER
The second lad - who is deaf - was plucked from the bitter water
after about 10 minutes by a lifeboat crew at about 7.
The word chocolate comes from the Aztec word, cacahuatl or xocolatl, meaning bitter water
says that legal provisions in the Bible reflect an evolution of moral consciousness from "earlier" to "later," periods, such as the replacement of the ordeal of bitter water
in which God was the judge with a juridical procedure involving examination of witnesses.
I was born for the water edge clan and born to the bitter water
Numbers 5 19-28) rules that when the spirit of jealousy prevails, a husband must force his wife to drink bitter water
mixed with dust, if her organs shrivel, she is guilty.