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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • The evening was no longer joy, but delirium.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was timeŚtwo hours after he was delirious; the next day he died.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Danglars thought of the old man whom, in his hours of delirium, he had seen groaning on his bed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "What do you mean, sir?" asked Villefort, trembling at the new idea inspired by the delirium of Morrel.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Fortunately, he fancied that Dantes was delirious; and placing the food on the rickety table, he withdrew.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sometimes he was delirious, and fancied he saw an old man stretched on a pallet; he, also, was dying of hunger.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All this was said with such exceeding rapidity, that there was something in the conversation that seemed like the beginning of delirium.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oh, yes; I have frequently seen shadows pass close to me, approach, and disappear; but I took them for visions raised by my feverish imagination, and indeed when you entered I thought I was under the influence of delirium.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Yet," continued the count, becoming each moment more absorbed in the anticipation of the dreadful sacrifice for the morrow, which Mercedes had accepted, "yet, it is impossible that so noble-minded a woman should thus through selfishness consent to my death when I am in the prime of life and strength; it is impossible that she can carry to such a point maternal love, or rather delirium.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • P.S.ŚMy poor grandmother gets worse and worse; yesterday her fever amounted to delirium; to-day her delirium is almost madness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • P.S.ŚMy poor grandmother gets worse and worse; yesterday her fever amounted to delirium; to-day her delirium is almost madness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Enervated, prostrate, and breathless, he became unconscious of outward objects; he seemed to be entering that vague delirium preceding death.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It must have been delirium; she fancies, too, that she saw a phantom enter her chamber and even heard the noise it made on touching her glass.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Valentine raised herself in bed, and drew over her chest, which appeared whiter than snow, the embroidered cambric, still moist with the cold dews of delirium, to which were now added those of terror.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Thus, the greater number of a man's errors come before him disguised under the specious form of necessity; then, after error has been committed in a moment of excitement, of delirium, or of fear, we see that we might have avoided and escaped it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I felt his blood gush over my face, but I was intoxicated, I was delirious, and the blood refreshed, instead of burning me.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Because you are not feverish or delirious to-night, but thoroughly awake; midnight is striking, which is the hour murderers choose.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • First she fancied she saw her stepmother threatening her, then Morrel stretched his arms towards her; sometimes mere strangers, like the Count of Monte Cristo came to visit her; even the very furniture, in these moments of delirium, seemed to move, and this state lasted till about three o'clock in the morning, when a deep, heavy slumber overcame the young girl, from which she did not awake till daylight.  (not reviewed by editor)

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