My grandam says the best medicines for uneasy hearts are the bitter herb confession and the sweet flower absolution.
He is the sprig of bitter herb that makes the pottage wholesome.
During the ten succeeding days she was not permitted to eat any meat, nor anything but a little corn boiled with a bitter herb.
Sardinia, it was said, was noted for a bitter herb which contracted the features of those who tasted it.
She was tasting in the very depths of her soul a bitterness which was more biting than any bitter herb which ever grew on earth.
Astrophel, as′tro-fel, n. a name applied by Spenser to some kind of bitter herb.
Sardinia, it is said, was noted for a bitter herb which contracted the features of those who tasted it.