At last Katherine was the bachelor girl she had longed to be, but the pleasures of freedom were as Dead Sea fruit to the lips.
Henceforward, the pleasure of life would be as Dead Sea fruit to him.
Typical of his method is his examination of the Dead Sea fruit.
They're Dead Sea fruit to all outsiders such as—well—you and me.
Her warm invitation to him to call on her—possibly to take her again to lunch—had borne only Dead Sea fruit.
All that had proved preeminently unsuccessful, a most poisonous harvest of Dead Sea fruit.
Shall I give it up for the Dead Sea fruit of worldly success?
She had found the wisdom which is hidden at the core of all Dead Sea fruit, and the bitter taste of it was still in her mouth.
How had he looked forward to that home-coming, and how had it, like Dead Sea fruit, turned to bitterness in the mouth!
But they tell me those logs have been in the water so long they are Dead Sea fruit, rotten in the center?