Definition of Bitternesses
1. bitterness [n] - See also: bitterness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bitternesses
Literary usage of Bitternesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel by Henri Frédéric Amiel (1893)
"... let me wipe out all personal grievances and bitternesses ; forgive all, judge no one ; in enmity and ill-will, see only misunderstanding. ..."
2. Twenty-five years of my life by Alphonse de Lamartine, Mme. Alix des Roys de Lamartine, Mary Elizabeth Herbert Herbert, Louis de Bouchaud (1872)
"its sweetnesses and its bitternesses. To learn to suffer, is not that to learn to live ?' XXVII. ..."
3. Sermons on Selected Lessons of the New Testament by Augustine (1844)
"For for this cause does God mingle bitternesses with the felicities of earth, that another felicity may be sought, in whose sweetness there is no deceit ..."
4. The Minor Prophets: With a Commentary Explanatory and Practical and by Edward Bouverie Pusey (1885)
"Living in sin," as we eay, dwelling in bitternesses, she looked for good! bitternesses ! for it is ' an eril thing and bitter, that thou hast ..."