brimstone


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Synonyms for brimstone

an old name for sulfur

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You're a brimstone chatterer!" with a sudden revival of his late hostility.
In the name of--of brimstone, why?" says Grandfather Smallweed with a plain appearance of exasperation.
(Brimstone apparently suggested by his eye lighting on Mrs.
They have the brimstone and treacle, partly because if they hadn't something or other in the way of medicine they'd be always ailing and giving a world of trouble, and partly because it spoils their appetites and comes cheaper than breakfast and dinner.
Mrs Squeers stood at one of the desks, presiding over an immense basin of brimstone and treacle, of which delicious compound she administered a large instalment to each boy in succession: using for the purpose a common wooden spoon, which might have been originally manufactured for some gigantic top, and which widened every young gentleman's mouth considerably: they being all obliged, under heavy corporal penalties, to take in the whole of the bowl at a gasp.
He was a tall but thin and wiry man, nearly as old as Brimstone, with a very pale face and hands stained a deep blue.
"Brimstone and gall," the voice retorted, "say that again, and I'll cast anchor in you."
I sauntered on the road back to Barkingham for about five minutes, then struck off sharp for the plantation, lighted my lantern with the help of my cigar and a brimstone match of that barbarous period, shut down the slide again, and made for the garden wall.
I do not believe in hell-fire and brimstone; but in moments like this I regret my unbelief.
Then, stepping into his extended hand, and condescending to be held out at arm's length, he gave vent to a succession of sounds, not unlike the drawing of some eight or ten dozen of long corks, and again asserted his brimstone birth and parentage with great distinctness.
WHILE YOU'RE THERE As tempting as it would be to stay in the suite for the whole weekend, the Brimstone is in the heart of the Lakes so it would be criminal not to get out and enjoy the Langdale Valley, even in the rain.
Councillor Angela Lax, cabinet member for legal and regulatory services, said: "Our environmental health team is working with Brimstone Site Investigation who have been carrying out a series of controlled explosions at the housing development at Milestone Way in Burntwood on behalf of the developers of the site, Taylor Wimpey and Barratt Development.
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