wormwood

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The smoking shell spun like a top between him and the prostrate adjutant, near a wormwood plant between the field and the meadow.
That's Roman wormwood -- that's pigweed -- that's sorrel -- that's piper-grass -- have at him, chop him up, turn his roots upward to the sun, don't let him have a fibre in the shade, if you do he'll turn himself t' other side up and be as green as a leek in two days.
The rivers, in general, were skirted with willows and bitter cottonwood trees, and the prairies covered with wormwood.
He hath filled me with bitterness - He hath made me drunken with wormwood.
Raffles, and at the crucial moment he would whisper "Victory or Wormwood Scrubbs, Bunny