Savonarola's judges were chosen from his bitterest foes.
This, however, was Wellington's policy; and, having permitted Russia to go to war alone in 1828, nothing remained for him but to treat Greece as a pawn in Russia's hands, and to cut down the territory of the Greek kingdom to the narrowest possible limits, as if the restoration to the sultan of an inaccessible mountain-tract, inhabited by the bitterest of his enemies, could permanently add to the strength of the Ottoman empire.
Drawn toward the caverns deep below Mount Thunder, Covenant and Linden Avery prepare to meet their bitterest foe.
Julius II., his bitterest enemy and powerful successor, continued Alexanders policy, but no longer in the interest of his own relatives.
Alexander was driven into transports of rage by this championship of the ancien regime by one who had been a servant of its bitterest foe.