What is another word for John barleycorn?

165 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈɒn bˈɑːlɪkˌɔːn], [ d‍ʒˈɒn bˈɑːlɪkˌɔːn], [ dʒ_ˈɒ_n b_ˈɑː_l_ɪ_k_ˌɔː_n]

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How to use "John barleycorn" in context?

John barleycorn was once a man revered by many as a hero. He was famed for his strength and bravery. He was also known for his wisdom and his dedication to helping others. Unfortunately, John barleycorn became embroiled in a dark and destructive world. He became consume by alcohol and tobacco, and soon his body and mind were ruined. He was unable to control his own actions, and soon his life unraveled. John barleycorn died a wretched and lonely death, forsaken by society and by himself.

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