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delirium
used in Gone with the Wind

11 uses
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  • You see, she's delirious" or "You mustn't give up hope, Captain Butler.
    5.56 (73% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • To her, it meant groans, delirium, death and smells.
    2.8 (93% in)
  • Was he delirious with pneumonia and no blanket to cover him?
    2.16 (92% in)
  • There was endless cooking and lifting and turning and fanning, endless hours of washing and rerolling bandages and picking lint, and endless warm nights made sleepless by the babbling delirium of men in the next room.
    3.17 (44% in)
  • She began calling for Ashley, over and over, as if in a delirium until the hideous monotony gave Scarlett a fierce desire to smother her voice with a pillow.
    3.22 (37% in)
  • Rhett looked down at her as if he thought her delirious but Scarlett understood and was irritated.
    3.23 (44% in)
  • Sometimes they believed they must still be delirious and these things had not happened at all.
    3.25 (84% in)
  • He had the sallow malarial face of the south Georgia Cracker, pale pinkish hair and washed-out blue eyes which even in delirium were patient and mild.
    3.30 (57% in)
  • Certainly the language he used in his delirium was no less grammatical than that of the Tarleton twins.
    3.30 (58% in)
  • But Dr. Meade was there after all, he had come, even if the soldiers at the depot did need him for she heard him say: "Delirious.
    5.56 (68% in)
  • It was only that he was drunk and sick from strain and his mind was running wild, like a man delirious, babbling wild fantasies.
    5.56 (92% in)

There are no more uses of "delirium" in Gone with the Wind.

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