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Origin of Serbonian
Example sentences from the Web for serbonian
In "the Serbonian bog" of this base oligarchy they are all absorbed, sunk, and lost forever.
An arctic night has dropped down upon the south; and in our dense blindness we know not in what direction lies the Serbonian bog.The Broken Sword|Dennison Worthington
Many a passage in it will seem to you at first a worse than Serbonian bog—a cave of impenetrable and undistinguishable darkness.In the School-Room|John S. Hart
It is a Serbonian bog, not indeed where armies whole have sunk, but only Members of Congress.Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume VIII (of 20)|Charles Sumner
He finds his age or country stuck in some Serbonian bog of iniquity.William Lloyd Garrison|Archibald H. Grimke