A good story is like a bitter pill with the sugar coating inside of it.
They are the sugar coating of the poisonous pill of Socialism itself.
Of such a pill as that I've described there'd be no trace but the sugar coating—and the poison.
After her departure Penrod drowsily enjoyed the sugar coating of the pill; but this was indeed a brief pleasure.
In another letter from an Exalted Cyclops the sugar coating has largely disappeared.
The story-like introduction to many sections is not a sugar coating to make the child swallow a bitter pill.
It was simply a book of American travel, which I hoped to make attractive by a sugar coating of romance.
Isn't there some sugar coating that we can put on to these physical exercise pills to make them a little more palatable?
We get only a sugar coating which makes it easier to swallow certain fragments of information.
Bryce extracted a pill and put his nose to it, after scratching a little of the sugar coating away.