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delirium
used in Wuthering Heights

5 uses
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  • But I soon found her delirious strength much surpassed mine (she was delirious, I became convinced by her subsequent actions and ravings).
    Chapter 12 (47% in)
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  • It proved the commencement of delirium: Mr. Kenneth, as soon as he saw her, pronounced her dangerously ill; she had a fever.
    Chapter 9 (88% in)
  • But I soon found her delirious strength much surpassed mine (she was delirious, I became convinced by her subsequent actions and ravings).
    Chapter 12 (47% in)
  • The delirium was not fixed, however; having weaned her eyes from contemplating the outer darkness, by degrees she centred her attention on him, and discovered who it was that held her.
    Chapter 12 (58% in)
  • Heathcliff, aware that his opponent was ignorant of the treatment received while insensible, called him deliriously intoxicated; and said he should not notice his atrocious conduct further, but advised him to get to bed.
    Chapter 17 (52% in)

There are no more uses of "delirium" in Wuthering Heights.

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