The problem: Pawlenty comes off like a Good Samaritan at a time when the religious right wants fire and brimstone.
From Cyrus on, however, it was all, to borrow another Biblical allusion, fire and brimstone.
Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss brought the fire and brimstone this season, and for this, deserve the shiny hardware.
Having never played a villain before, DiCaprio relishes in the opportunity, spewing fire and brimstone.
"At the devil's own fire of pitch and brimstone," said the detective.
Said he could smell the brimstone and hear the trumpet callin' him to judgment.
The genus to which the brimstone Butterfly belongs is also of south-western origin.
Give it brimstone and treacle and a cupful of wormwood and camomile.
The recipe was brimstone and treacle, but the brimstone predominated, and was the more operative ingredient.
We certainly can't stand any more of this brimstone business.
Old English brynstan, from brin- stem of brinnen "to burn" (see burn (v.)) + stan (see stone (n.)). In Middle English the first element also recorded as brem-, brom-, brum-, bren-, brin-, bron-, brun-, bern-, born-, burn-, burned-, and burnt-. Formerly "the mineral sulfur," now restricted to biblical usage.
The Lord reynede vpon Sodom and Gomor brenstoon and fier. [Wycliff's rendition (1382) of Gen. xix:24]The Old Norse cognate compound brennusteinn meant "amber," as does German Bernstein.
an inflammable mineral substance found in quantities on the shores of the Dead Sea. The cities of the plain were destroyed by a rain of fire and brimstone (Gen. 19:24, 25). In Isa. 34:9 allusion is made to the destruction of these cities. This word figuratively denotes destruction or punishment (Job 18:15; Isa. 30:33; 34:9; Ps. 11:6; Ezek. 38:22). It is used to express the idea of excruciating torment in Rev. 14:10; 19:20; 20:10.