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  • Was he delirious with pneumonia and no blanket to cover him?
  • To her, it meant groans, delirium, death and smells.

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  • 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.
  • Rhett looked down at her as if he thought her delirious but Scarlett understood and was irritated.
  • Sometimes they believed they must still be delirious and these things had not happened at all.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Certainly the language he used in his delirium was no less grammatical than that of the Tarleton twins.
  • You see, she’s delirious" or "You mustn’t give up hope, Captain Butler.
  • It was only that he was drunk and sick from strain and his mind was running wild, like a man delirious, babbling wild fantasies.

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  • 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.

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as in: fever induced delirium Define
a usually brief state of mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
as in: delirious with joy Define
a state of having been taken over by excitement or emotion
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