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mania
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • "Do not say that, Debray," returned Beauchamp, laughing, "for here is Chateau-Renaud, who, to cure you of your mania for paradoxes, will pass the sword of Renaud de Montauban, his ancestor, through your body."
  • "He seems to have a mania for diamonds," said Morcerf, smiling, "and I verily believe that, like Potemkin, he keeps his pockets filled, for the sake of strewing them along the road, as Tom Thumb did his flint stones."

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  • Some are affected with the mania of which you spoke just now, that of living again in their grandchildren.
  • —mad!" repeated Monte Cristo; "and what was his mania?"

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as in: mania surrounding the big event Define
excessive and widely shared enthusiasm for something
as in: the mania of manic depression Define
a mood disorder characterized by excitement, rapidly changing ideas, and overactivity
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