It was far too sweet and had a bitter aftertaste.
It was a bitter mortification to Alexander, before whose imagination new vistas had just opened out eastwards, where there beckoned the unknown world of the Ganges and its splendid kings.
It is a small bitter species common in upland pastures and fir plantations early in the season.
Gabriel asked with a bitter laugh.
I don't know what to say, except, don't let it make you bitter about life.
"It is always Alex," Dulce continued in a bitter voice.
His reminder of her failure left a bitter taste to her mouth.
Despite the bitter words, there was regret on Wynn's face.
Out of respect for Katie, he bit back the bitter words at the tip of his tongue. He stalked past her, waiting for the moment he could release the pent up fury and magic.
Standing in the dark, wielding bitter words at each other wouldn't solve anything.
Prevented him from carrying out his planned crusade against Bohemia, his successor was a scarcely less bitter enemy of the country.
The mountain tribes on the road (the Oxii, Pers, Huzha), accustomed to exact blackmail even from the king's train, learnt by a bitter lesson that a stronger hand had come to wield the empire.
His ecclesiastical legislation, too, met with bitter opposition from the Church.
His mouth twisted into a bitter smile.
The bitter invectives against Ammon, Moab, Edom, Philistia, Tyre, Sidon and Egypt, put into Yahweh's mouth, are based wholly on the fact that these peoples are regarded as hostile and hurtful to Israel; Babylonia, though nowise superior to Egypt morally, is favoured and applauded because it is believed to be the instrument for securing ultimately the prosperity of Yahweh's people.
His plans hadn't worked out, so now he was bitter because hers did?
Their relationship had been a bitter lesson.
Count Casimir Batthyany attacked him in The Times, and Szemere, who had been prime minister under him, published a bitter criticism of his acts and character, accusing him of arrogance, cowardice and duplicity.
Being detected, he fled in order to escape punishment, but returned when Athenion (or Aristion), a bitter opponent of the Romans, had made himself tyrant of the city with the aid of Mithradates.
Surely she must feel bitter about that fact, and yet neither her voice nor her expression gave any indication that she felt animosity.
She was going to say that the bitter note in her tone was for someone who had betrayed her, but the whole world didn't need to know about their shame.
She stared at him, shocked by his bitter tone.
His voice still had a bitter edge, but there was a touch of musing in it now.
"I'm not going to eat you, so you can stop looking at me like that," he said with a bitter edge that was lost on her.
"Even someone who reads minds?" he demanded with a bitter laugh.
"Didn't think this silly little girl that believed your lies for years had it in her?" she asked in a bitter tone.
They had knocked heads and locked wills over the death of a Bird Song guest during the prior January's Ice Climbing Festival when bitter words were exchanged.
Officer David said in tones as sweet as they were bitter toward her.
Jackson moved closer, inhaling deeply, while bitter tasting saliva collected in his mouth.
She swallowed a bitter response.
The first mouthful tasted like bitter honey and she drank the bottle down, sighing again.
Instead of the sweet taste she expected, it was bitter - like alum.
Xander sat, and Gerry poured them both coffee, aware of his addiction for the bitter human drink.
He urged on the bill by which Catholics were prohibited from sitting in either House of Parliament, and was bitter in his expressions of disappointment when the Commons passed a proviso excepting James, against whom the bill was especially aimed, from its operation.
Dubois's success strengthened him against the bitter opposition of a large section of the court.
The well-meaning but weak king Zedekiah he denounces with bitter scorn as a perjured traitor (xvii).
Bitter disappointment, however, soon overcame them, the Samaritans were strong enough to thwart and hinder their temple-building, and it seemed as though the divine favour was withdrawn.
The colonies were, however, to have other and bitter experiences of strikes before Labour recognized that of all means for settling industrial Australians in South America.
Pastor Frecht of Nuremberg pursued him with bitter zeal.
He was almost as bitter against Wyatt and Mason, whom he denounced as a "papist," and the violence of his conduct led Francis I.
A bitter principle to which the name of quercin has been applied by Gerber, its discoverer, has also been detected in the acorn of the common oak; the nutritive portion seems chiefly a form of starch.
The comparatively rapid growth of the tree is its great recommendation to the planter; it is best raised from acorns sown on the spot, as they are very bitter and little liable to the attacks of vermin; the tree sends down a long tap-root, which should be curtailed by cutting or early transplanting, if the young trees are to be removed.
The new premiers first act was one which cannot be sufficiently praised: he suppressed all subsidies to journalists, and although this resulted in bitter attacks against him in the columns of the reptile press it commanded the approval of all right-thinking men..
Any chance of safety that lay in the friendliness of a strong party in the council was more than nullified by the bitter personal enmity of the queen, who could not forgive his share in her mother's divorce and her own disgrace.
"Ah, how bitter it is to love someone near to you and to feel that..." she went on in a trembling voice, "that you can do nothing for him but grieve him, and to know that you cannot alter this.
Will he not always have a bitter feeling toward me?
The course taken by Cranmer in promoting the Reformation exposed him to the bitter hostility of the reactionary party or " men of the old learning," of whom Gardiner and Bonner were leaders, and on various occasions - notably in 1543 and 1 545 - conspiracies were formed in the council or elsewhere to effect his overthrow.
In this, despite bitter opposition, he made many significant changes.
Tell her there are a few bitter drops in every one's cup, and the only way is to take the bitter patiently, and the sweet thankfully.
Now I recalled every detail of that meeting and in my mind gave him the most malevolent and bitter replies.
All that was true enough, but remaining bitter about it wasn't going to improve their relationship.
At her bitter note, he looked at her again.
Surprised at the raw, bitter note in Sasha.s voice, Kris studied him.
Legislation had to be entirely reformed, and the bill for abolIshing the special jurisdiction for the clergy (foro ecclesiastico) and other medieval privileges aroused the bitter opposition of the Vatican as well as of the Piedmontese clericals.
It was very bitter, but they wandered about the fields seeking it and dug it out with their sabers and ate it, though they were ordered not to do so, as it was a noxious plant.
It was very bitter for her.
Obviously in spite of himself, in very diverse circumstances, he repeatedly expressed his real thoughts with the bitter conviction that he would not be understood.
Don't be a bitter fool.
Rhyn said nothing, giving his brother a bitter smile.
I suffer for my own sins,' and he wept bitter tears.
Is it possible that he died in the bitter frame of mind he was then in?
Bitter blow to him.
What made you so bitter about men?
She was becoming a bitter old maid.