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.
All had then been lost and no help for it, for they would have been penned up in Ilius like sheep, had not the sire of gods and men been quick to mark, and hurled a fiery flaming thunderbolt which fell just in front of Diomed's horses with a flare of burning brimstone
A thick smoke rose, diffusing a potent odor savoring marvelously of brimstone
and asafetida, which, however grateful it might be to the olfactory nerves of spirits, nearly strangled poor Wolfert, and produced a fit of coughing and wheezing that made the whole grove resound.
He then took a jaunt to Boston to purchase medicines, and, as some intimated, to walk the hospital; we know not how the latter might have been, but, if true, he soon walked through it, for he returned within a fortnight, bringing with him a suspicious-looking box, that smelled powerfully of brimstone
The Doctor has been dabbling in some of the old brimstone
When they had gone through fourteen or fifteen verses of a cheerful ballad about a murderer who was afraid to go to bed in the dark because he saw certain brimstone
flames around him, one of the male milkers said--
Then, after all, it was a ridiculous position to be smoked out of your fortune with brimstone
as soon as you had made it.
But you can't take two without a doctor; one's quite enough to make you smell the brimstone
Now all he had anticipated was come to pass: the Vicar felt the satisfaction of the prophet who saw fire and brimstone
consume the city which would not mend its way to his warning.
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.
Don't think, young man, that we go to the expense of flower of brimstone
and molasses, just to purify them; because if you think we carry on the business in that way, you'll find yourself mistaken, and so I tell you plainly.
They who strew the Eternal Path with the greatest amount of brimstone
, and who most ruthlessly tread down the flowers and leaves that grow by the wayside, will be voted the most righteous; and they who enlarge with the greatest pertinacity on the difficulty of getting into heaven, will be considered by all true believers certain of going there: though it would be hard to say by what process of reasoning this conclusion is arrived at.