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delirium as in:  fever induced delirium

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  • We found her in the desert--dehydrated and delirious.
  • She was delirious with the DTs three days into alcohol withdrawal.
  • She was delirious and incoherent.
  • What all did I say while I was delirious?   (source)
    delirious = in a state of mental confusion
  • He barely slept, he was so delirious with fever and pain.   (source)
    delirious = mentally confused
  • The man's delirious.   (source)
  • He was delirious when he said it.   (source)
  • After the better part of a week, Dad's delirium stopped, and he asked us to come talk to him in the bedroom.   (source)
    delirium = mental confusion
  • In extreme July temperatures becomes delirious.   (source)
    delirious = mentally confused
  • Garrett, delirious, was dumped back in his cell.   (source)
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  • Despite all efforts, Malcolm was rapidly slipping into a terminal delirium. His fever was higher, and they were almost out of his antibiotics.   (source)
    delirium = mental confusion
  • They were expecting a rescue convoy, helicopters and hot food, but all they got was me, half-frozen to death and delirious.   (source)
    delirious = mentally confused
  • Thomas felt the world swimming around him, felt delirious, nauseated.   (source)
  • Silas lurched into the entryway delirious with exhaustion.   (source)
  • Cole's pain faded into delirium.   (source)
    delirium = state of mental confusion
  • It was a crazy idea, I must have been delirious.   (source)
    delirious = mentally confused
  • High overhead, Roger, with a sense of delirious abandonment, leaned all his weight on the lever.   (source)
    delirious = excited (and perhaps unthinking)
  • For days Judith tossed on the cot they had spread for her in front of the hearth, burning with fever, fretful with pain, and often too delirious to recognize the three women who hovered about her.   (source)
    delirious = mentally confused
  • Confused, he thought his father had become delirious and the male nurse, Sergeant Robinson, was trying to restrain him.   (source)
  • You fainted in church and have been in some sort of delirium ever since.   (source)
    delirium = state of mental confusion
  • She spent nights awake shaking with fever, fighting against delirium,   (source)
    delirium = a usually brief state of mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations
  • Close beside Digory in the darkness, it was wailing on "Oh, oh, is this delirium?"   (source)
  • He was not any longer in the narrow white corridors in the Ministry of Love, he was in the enormous sunlit passage, a kilometre wide, down which he had seemed to walk in the delirium induced by drugs.   (source)
    delirium = mental confusion
  • He woke once more to external reality, looked round him, knew what he saw–knew it, with a sinking sense of horror and disgust, for the recurrent delirium of his days and nights, the nightmare of swarming indistinguishable sameness.   (source)
  • At first he called only for help—the second night he must have had some delirium, he talked with his wife and his children, we often detected the name Elise.   (source)
  • He has had some fearful shock, so says our doctor, and in his delirium his ravings have been dreadful, of wolves and poison and blood, of ghosts and demons, and I fear to say of what.   (source)
    delirium = state of mental confusion
  • After supper pap took the jug, and said he had enough whisky there for two drunks and one delirium tremens.   (source)
    delirium = mental confusion
  • it's simply the weakness of fever, a moment's delirium,   (source)
    delirium = state of mental confusion
  • I remembered also the nervous fever with which I had been seized just at the time that I dated my creation, and which would give an air of delirium to a tale otherwise so utterly improbable.   (source)
    delirium = mental confusion
  • He's been suffering from hallucinations and delirium. Ranting and raving.   (source)
  • Today's Tuesday, and you've been asleep and delirious since Saturday night.   (source)
    delirious = mentally confused
  • Harding made a sign, indicating delirium.   (source)
    delirium = mental confusion
  • He ran all night, always downward, delirious with hunger and exhaustion.   (source)
    delirious = mentally confused
  • He was delirious, and we had to keep watch over him so he wouldn't hurt himself or anybody else.   (source)
  • Dad's delirium continued for days.   (source)
    delirium = mental confusion
  • A bit delirious.   (source)
    delirious = mentally confused
  • The doctor who helped Silas heave the delirious bishop onto a gurney looked gloomy as he felt Aringarosa's pulse.   (source)
  • But I had a sick feeling that maybe I hadn't called for him while I was delirious, maybe I had only wanted Sodapop to be with me.   (source)
  • He's been delirious for the last week.   (source)
  • He wondered if he was delirious.   (source)
  • Zero was delirious.   (source)
  • The President leaned forward and, with a touch, released a delirium of cymbals and blown brass, a fever of tom-tomming.   (source)
    delirium = confusion
  • He endeavoured to soothe me as a nurse does a child and reverted to my tale as the effects of delirium.   (source)
    delirium = a state of mental confusion
  • My change of manner surprised and pleased the magistrate; perhaps he thought that my former exclamation was a momentary return of delirium, and now he instantly resumed his former benevolence.   (source)
    delirium = state of mental confusion
  • I was hurried away by fury; revenge alone endowed me with strength and composure; it moulded my feelings and allowed me to be calculating and calm at periods when otherwise delirium or death would have been my portion.   (source)
    delirium = a state of mental confusion
  • Yet he enjoys one comfort, the offspring of solitude and delirium; he believes that when in dreams he holds converse with his friends and derives from that communion consolation for his miseries or excitements to his vengeance, that they are not the creations of his fancy, but the beings themselves who visit him from the regions of a remote world.   (source)
  • My father had often, during my imprisonment, heard me make the same assertion; when I thus accused myself, he sometimes seemed to desire an explanation, and at others he appeared to consider it as the offspring of delirium, and that, during my illness, some idea of this kind had presented itself to my imagination, the remembrance of which I preserved in my convalescence.   (source)
    delirium = state of mental confusion
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delirium as in:  delirious with joy

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  • She spun in circles, delirious with joy.
  • Estha, delirious with joy, jumped on Velutha, wrapped his legs around his waist and kissed him.   (source)
    delirious = extremely happy and excited
  • The first soldier did not see the bread—he was not hungry—but the first Jew saw it. His ragged hand reached down and picked a piece up and shoved it deliriously to his mouth.   (source)
    deliriously = in a state of having been taken over by excitement or joy
  • Thomas scrambled to his feet and joined the other two in a group hug, almost delirious.   (source)
    delirious = ecstatic (overwhelmed by joy)
  • We should have all been delirious that she'd moved out of the basement.   (source)
    delirious = extremely happy and excited
  • And then from the centre of the delirious fury came a cry of agony and shouts of horror.   (source)
    delirious = a state of having been taken over by excitement or emotion
  • Foothill's band was playing their fight song over and over; their fans were delirious; their entire team had poured into the end zone to swarm the cornerback who'd scored the touchdown.   (source)
    delirious = extremely happy and excited
  • John Wilkes Booth saw all of this — the grand illumination, the crowds delirious with joy, the insults to the fallen Confederacy and her leaders.   (source)
  • The way her hair was soft around her ears made my stomach landslide with a strange, delirious emotion.   (source)
    delirious = extremely happy and excited (perhaps uncontrollably so)
  • I snort with glee, delirious with excitement.   (source)
    delirious = extremely happy and excited
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  • …the general hatred of Eurasia had boiled up into such delirium that if the crowd could have got their hands on the 2,000 Eurasian war-criminals who were to be publicly hanged on the last day of the proceedings, they would unquestionably have torn them to pieces —   (source)
    delirium = intense excitement
  • Uncle Al is delirious, standing in the center of the hippodrome track with his arms and face raised, basking in the coins that rain down on him.   (source)
    delirious = extremely happy and excited
  • In the Two Minutes Hate he could not help sharing in the general delirium, but this sub-human chanting of 'B-B! … B-B!' always filled him with horror.   (source)
    delirium = intense excitement
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  • He had fits of agitated delirium.†   (source)
  • I cannot to this day imagine the determination that kept him going, even though he must have been half delirious from the pain.†   (source)
  • "You're delirious," I reply.†   (source)
  • Delirium   (source)
  • That was so unexpected, I think it made me delirious somehow.†   (source)
  • Thomas stood with Minho and Brenda at one of the viewing ports and watched the deliriously angry crowd below.†   (source)
  • I guess I must have sounded delirious, because Timmy looked at me like I was crazy.†   (source)
  • Carlo was delirious with pain.†   (source)
  • She would not have any see Drogo this way, in delirium and weakness.†   (source)
  • "Something like that...I was delirious, no doubt..." said Dumbledore.†   (source)
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  • A man who was once rich might be deliriously happy with a dollar in the middle of a depression; a gourmet chef would eat worms if stranded on a desert island.†   (source)
  • I must be a little delirious from the drugs.†   (source)
  • At dinners, we are borderline delirious in our love for each other.†   (source)
  • She told me later she laughed when the officers told her this news, she was so delirious with madness and disease.†   (source)
  • Or Robert E. Lee, who, many years after the war, in a dying delirium, announced, "Strike the tent!"†   (source)
  • It did seem an awful lot to imagine, even if he was delirious.†   (source)
  • Sunto's delirious eyes followed her without recognition.†   (source)
  • I'm half-delirious as I open it, but still I don't really expect it to be from him.†   (source)
  • After twenty-five blows I staggered away, delirious with pain.†   (source)
  • You all have a serious week ahead of you, and I can't have you planning if you're deliriously tired.†   (source)
  • The woman, a doctor studying at Tulane, had been feeling the same way, like an exile in her own country, and they laughed at how delirious they were to see each other.†   (source)
  • I had us going at it all stops out, so that everything would become a delirious blur, and there'd be no room for anything else.†   (source)
  • Delirium: unmoored and drifting.†   (source)
  • She becomes delirious.†   (source)
  • And in her delirium she talked about things that she'd never talked about before.†   (source)
  • Had he been delirious?†   (source)
  • You may not remember this-you were half delirious at the time-but when we left Carvahall, I told you that I had left a warning letter for Roran so he won't be totally unprepared for danger.†   (source)
  • "Ska," I said, swerving toward delirious laughter.†   (source)
  • His father would sweep him into his arms and Jacky would be propelled deliriously upward, so fast it seemed he could feel air pressure settling against his skull like a cap made out of lead, up and up, both of them crying "Elevator!†   (source)
  • This was the delirium.†   (source)
  • I went into a high fever and delirium.†   (source)
  • Gloria is dangling in Mama's arms, fading in and out of delirium.†   (source)
  • Delirious and delicious joy welled up inside of him and he jumped, floating slowly up into the air; then returned gently to the ground.†   (source)
  • Well, as long as he doesn't make you completely delirious.†   (source)
  • In bed, at the moment of delirium, her own hair coiled around her neck, only a slight pressure.†   (source)
  • I endowed that word "all" with special meaning, and pressed dresses and packed trunks in a delirium of anticipation.†   (source)
  • Just in case that actually happens, Hiro pulls back from the delirious center of the crowd and begins to orbit back and forth along its fringes.†   (source)
  • The interview woman is delirious at the good fortune of meeting both sister and daughter of the heroine of the Fourteenth of June underground.†   (source)
  • Serious delirious imperious weary us deleterious ways.†   (source)
  • During my delirium, both of my great loves had visited me.†   (source)
  • It was delirium.†   (source)
  • Enchantress of the almighty Shiva, in thy delirious joy thou dancest, clapping thy hands together.†   (source)
  • That episode drew Amaranta out of her delirium.†   (source)
  • It must have been half past five in the morning, well after several delirious games of cards and charades that had been brought on by too much candy and too little sleep.†   (source)
  • I am delirious with longing and the fulfillment of that longing, the desire to touch his warm skin, trace the sinew and muscle just under the surface, pulsing with life.†   (source)
  • I was hypothermic, delirious, and shivering uncontrollably.†   (source)
  • I'm delirious, Kynes thought.†   (source)
  • I persisted in my delirium, you must punish Tenorio for killing Narciso!†   (source)
  • He fed me, told me endless stories about distant football teams I had never heard of, and obtained painkillers with which he injected me on the sly until he managed to put a stop to my delirium.†   (source)
  • Bent in the street, he imagined her brisking her palms at this throb, an abandoned chunk of delirium.†   (source)
  • As a teenager, he'd seen Eddie Murphy in Delirious and had decided to make the full-leather style his own, a wardrobe that horrified his Florsheim-wearing, briefcase-carrying father, Melvin.†   (source)
  • I know she can't be alive, but I don't know if I'm seeing her now because I'm delirious from the blood loss or if the death serum has addled my thoughts or if she is here in some other way.†   (source)
  • Beto was leaving for college at the end of the summer and was delirious from the thought of it—he hated everything about the neighborhood, the break-apart buildings, the little strips of grass, the piles of garbage around the cans, and the dump, especially the dump.†   (source)
  • It was a secret, it was a second life, a second self, a dream, a spell, a plot, a delirium.†   (source)
  • He was not delirious.†   (source)
  • I couldn't help but wonder if I was delirious.†   (source)
  • I thought he was delirious.†   (source)
  • Even Melanie, all but delirious with happiness at his safe return, could not misunderstand the expression of loathing there.†   (source)
  • She soon realized it was not a figment of her delirium: Affleck was visiting Congo and had come by to wish her well.†   (source)
  • He looked deliriously happy for a split second, and then, just like a guy, he tried to push me behind him.†   (source)
  • Are your injuries making you delirious?†   (source)
  • The Mathemagician provided a continuous display of brilliant fireworks made up of exploding numbers which multiplied and divided with breathtaking results—the colors, of course, being supplied by Chroma and the noise by a deliriously happy Dr. Dischord.†   (source)
  • So I told him about the time Saint-Ex crashed in the Libyan desert, drank the dew off the airplane's wings which he'd gathered with an oil-stained rag, and walked hundreds of miles, dehydrated and delirious from the heat and cold.†   (source)
  • I'm past numbness and going on delirium, because I'm thinking things I have no business thinking.†   (source)
  • In a weak and delirious voice, she was calling Tomio.†   (source)
  • Saleem burned with fever and was delirious.†   (source)
  • The sound of Dick's voice was like an injection of some potent narcotic, a drug that, invading his veins, produced a delirium of colliding sensations: tension and relief, fury and affection.†   (source)
  • 'You guys go on without me,' said Billy Pilgrim deliriously, as pretty little Lily came in.†   (source)
  • That Irishman is delirious.†   (source)
  • It was quiet except for that high fevered, delirious ringing in my head.†   (source)
  • Hardly a full day had elapsed since Holly had come crawling in delirium to the foot of Watership Down.†   (source)
  • What if he got blood poisoning, got all delirious or something when they were all the way to the Pagan Stone?†   (source)
  • ), they had already made each other's acquaintance in the delirium of their noon dreams.†   (source)
  • "You're delirious," she said with a laugh.†   (source)
  • I'm glad he did, but he was delirious.†   (source)
  • More and more she dreaded little Lissy's well-meant visitations; and after nearly an hour she stole toward the door, looking half deliriously for Sister Johnnie.†   (source)
  • Two weeks after that the young man lies in his bed, delirious with fever, shaking so hard that from the doorway to his room I can hear his teeth chatter.†   (source)
  • Typhus, characterized by high fever, severe headaches, and delirium, was carried by lice and fleas, which were a plague amid the army.†   (source)
  • 'Leave him right here if he's delirious.†   (source)
  • Finally, half delirious with pain and confident of victory, he turned his command over to Platoon Sergeant Ernest Boots Thomas and made for an aid station in the rear.†   (source)
  • Just looking at all that stuff made me kind of delirious.†   (source)
  • From the time she threw rocks at him; when she almost blew her head off playing with gunpowder; when she would spring upon him from behind, catch him in a hard half nelson, and make him say Calf Rope; when she was ill and delirious one summer yelling for him and Jem and Dill—Henry wondered where Dill was.†   (source)
  • The scene was surreal to be sure: sitting in a room lit by drifting colors that emanated from relined wood, seeing the hues of turquoise and lavender and gold hang softly in the air, eating strange and delicious fruit that made him delirious, and laughing with his new friends for no apparent reason other than his simple delight at the moment.†   (source)
  • She is delirious ....†   (source)
  • He was delirious with cold, his skin blue and his mouth frozen into a horrid grimace as he stumbled about in search of his companions.†   (source)
  • I quickly become hopelessly lost and exhausted to the point of delirium.†   (source)
  • When he drank, he endured monstrous hangovers and appeared to suffer from delirium tremens.†   (source)
  • I can't stand fever and delirium or listening to people coming out of anesthesia.†   (source)
  • He lay unconscious for half a day near the bodies of his wife and children, and then the Russian peasant who tended the stove in the synagogue and swept its floor found him and carried him to his hut, where he extracted the bullet, bathed the wounds, and tied him to the bed so he would not fall out during the days and nights he shivered and screamed with the fever and delirium that followed.†   (source)
  • I mean the delirium; ain't that from the high fever?†   (source)
  • Last Christmas they had played golf and gone deep-sea fishing and tanned themselves beside the aquamarine blue of the swimming pool at the Sonesta Beach, looking at other people from the distance of delirium.†   (source)
  • He was deliriously relieved that most of the blood on it wasn't hers.†   (source)
  • With the Milago miners cheering deliriously and the spears stabbing the ground around us, we made it across the field and into the dark tunnel.†   (source)
  • He'd felt himself hardening and was suddenly ashamed and embarrassed and deliriously happy all at the same time.†   (source)
  • It must have been one of those deliriums that go back to childhood.†   (source)
  • He blamed it on delirium.†   (source)
  • He became delirious late Sunday night and shook uncontrollably.†   (source)
  • I pull the linens to his neck, but he pushes them down again in his delirium.†   (source)
  • You're delirious.†   (source)
  • You're delirious now.†   (source)
  • He could feel his own eyes shining with—stinging with—the delirious expectation of a miraculous reunion.†   (source)
  • Their father, Dr. Wick Sachs, had his delirious, evil fantasies in this room.†   (source)
  • Celia pieces together his story from the torments he relives in delirium, between fevers and chills and a painful catarrh.†   (source)
  • The memory of that hard overnight march in the rain, the starvation, the delirious craziness born of exhaustion— all of it blends into a single moment of fury.†   (source)
  • Wasn't quite assimilated into the hivemind of delirium.†   (source)
  • It would remind me of the street so empty and quiet, how I crouched there in the darkness of the cemetery, the sudden fear that came over me like a chill; it would remind me of Dean holding my hand and pressing my foot, of Misty deliriously dancing about in her bathrobe.†   (source)
  • Somehow she had time to see his entire life streaming by: his soft, pudgy belly and giant paws when he was a pup, his old fondness for playing fetch with tennis balls gone soppy with spit, his pure, delirious joy when the children used to come home from school.†   (source)
  • Otto watched him as the cadets chanted deliriously, "Pig.†   (source)
  • Chapter 11 — DELIRIOUS.†   (source)
  • Behind the initials was a metaphor, a delirium tremens, a trembling un-furrowing of the mind's plowshare.†   (source)
  • But not after this day and its unending delirium.†   (source)
  • The tableau might have been the work of some mad artist in a drugged delirium.†   (source)
  • I lay there for hours, half delirious, and finally managed to stagger back to the river for a long drink of water.†   (source)
  • He was delirious off and on for two weeks.†   (source)
  • And from the depth and wide throat of eternity burned the cold, delirious chuckle of rare monsters beyond rare monsters, cruelty beyond cruelty.†   (source)
  • Dirt was in every corner, angle, crevice of the monstrous stove, and lived behind it in delirious communion with the corrupted wall.†   (source)
  • She was delirious with the fever that comes before red measles, but she was fully conscious all the week I was gone and the week after we were home when she could not come near the new baby or me.†   (source)
  • ...The whole way, as they walked slowly after supper past the houses, and the wet of sprinkled lawns was rising like a spirit over the streets, the locusts were filling the evening with their old delirium, the swell that would rise and die away.†   (source)
  • Dick lay still, half delirious with fever, in an uncomfortable doze.†   (source)
  • I must be delirious because I think I hear sympathy in her voice.†   (source)
  • Followed by mania, some delirium if your dose was high enough, then exhaustion.†   (source)
  • The repeated sessions in and out of the deprivation tank had left him delirious and compliant.†   (source)
  • I remembered Meg dragging me to safety when I was cold and soaked and delirious.†   (source)
  • Or, rather, into a state of dying delirium.†   (source)
  • But when I fell into mine, I was drugged with the exotic delirium of malaria, so mine is omnipotent.†   (source)
  • OUT ON THE STREET: holiday splendor and delirium.†   (source)
  • Delirium threatened, that awful shifting of the room began, that sense of falling.†   (source)
  • Squeezed by delirium, he fought the illusion with every logical shred of intellect he had.†   (source)
  • During the pauses in their delirium, Amaranta Ursula would answer Gaston's letters.†   (source)
  • I float in and out of a delirious twilight sleep while they throw everything at the infection.†   (source)
  • The steady beat of the drums pulsed i his head like somethi g heard i a killi g delirium.†   (source)
  • Some migrants, dehydrated and delirious, kill themselves.†   (source)
  • At first he thought he had lapsed into delirium.†   (source)
  • Ruth May, being delirious and prone, was exempt from the lineup.†   (source)
  • The old man was delirious, he went on, he could not understand what the old man was saying.†   (source)
  • I spent the night in a state of delirium.†   (source)
  • Then would follow delirium, paralysis, coma, and death.†   (source)
  • As the words sank in, Langdon felt his delirium pierced by an instant of clarity.†   (source)
  • Looking delirious and half terrified, the driver hit the accelerator, peeling out down the street.†   (source)
  • In my delirium, I imagined death in the form of a great bird with wings of fire and shadow.†   (source)
  • Langdon felt delirious as he moved across the room.†   (source)
  • "It's just a little delirium," I reassured her.†   (source)
  • I'd hoped that it would be well on its way to delirium by now.†   (source)
  • Tennasin occasionally produces delirium or fainting.†   (source)
  • It's best to humor people in delirium, lest they turn violent.†   (source)
  • Then I remembered that Denna had been delirious out of her mind that night.†   (source)
  • I have no memory of how I made it off the rooftop, delirious with fever and nearly crippled.†   (source)
  • The last time she'd seen the lower floor of Amatis's house, she'd been delirious and hallucinating.†   (source)
  • He begins to recall those delirious nights in San Juan.†   (source)
  • I was crazy-happy, delirious with relief.†   (source)
  • According to the nurses, I was delirious and screaming in agony.†   (source)
  • Their mouths met greedily, as if each one were racing the other to delirium.†   (source)
  • Fornio had been delirious for days, and Ser Byam's shoulder was oozing a foul yellow pus.†   (source)
  • Trembling from it, she wrapped her legs around him and let him batter her past delirium.†   (source)
  • I feel nearly mad, delirious with worry.†   (source)
  • By the second day of illness she was raging in feverish delirium.†   (source)
  • Light and sound, light and fear, they boiled out onto the quadrangle in rabid, delirious bands.†   (source)
  • He didn't know why; and in his delirium, he didn't pause to try and figure it out.†   (source)
  • The Irishman spent most of the day sitting in a puddle in Salt Creek, recovering from his delirium.†   (source)
  • What kept me going and frightened me more than ever before on the walk was half-delirious Cooper.†   (source)
  • 'He's back!' a patient delirious with fever echoed in automatic terror.†   (source)
  • Everyone's either unconscious or apparently delirious," said the Inquisitor.†   (source)
  • I heard someone talking in his sleep, or in delirium.†   (source)
  • All I could do was to pass on what he had said in his delirium.†   (source)
  • She began speaking then, in a strange, high, girlish voice, and I understood that she was delirious.†   (source)
  • Pearce, delirious and insensate with terror, began screaming out of exhaustion and terror.†   (source)
  • He grew delirious and in his delirium would have long talks with Roscoe.†   (source)
  • To him such a sentiment was a symptom of impending delirium.†   (source)
  • You say he no longer speaks in delirium about angels and waterfalls.†   (source)
  • 'He must be getting delirious,' the brother said.†   (source)
  • 'He's delirious,' one of the doctors said.†   (source)
  • "My God," Call said, thinking his friend must be delirious.†   (source)
  • I tried to preserve every memory of that delirious charge of the Corps onto center court.†   (source)
  • He grew delirious and in his delirium would have long talks with Roscoe.†   (source)
  • Rising, we began leaping up and down in a delirious, primitive dance of triumph.†   (source)
  • He could not remember having been delirious and grew angry when the others kidded him about it.†   (source)
  • Before they had gone five miles, Ellie was delirious.†   (source)
  • I sensed the local barflies regarding us glumly, wondering at our delirium.†   (source)
  • "I am ill," he realized in intervals of clarity between sleep, and delirium, and unconsciousness.†   (source)
  • The same simple pattern, repeated over and over in spite of the whirling boil of its sickness and delirium.†   (source)
  • He was delirious and hypothermic.†   (source)
  • But nothing can prepare you for your first hallucinations in the race because they are not dreams, not something from sleep or delirium; the intensity of the race, the focused drive of it makes for a kind of exhaustion in the musher not found in training.†   (source)
  • Lou was delirious and snowblind, completely without sight, unable to do anything for himself, muttering incoherently.†   (source)
  • And then it seemed like if we just threw off all restraints and talked wildly and ate wildly and shopped wildly, it would just turn up the delirium, and make it even better, or permanent somehow, but I forgot.†   (source)
  • To discover that one's spouse has passed away due to prolonged intoxication and the resulting delirium, cannot have been at all pleasant.†   (source)
  • And later she also dropped the bags of wheat flour and rice and kept walking like this for many miles, singing songs to her little girls, until she was delirious with pain and fever.†   (source)
  • He realized that he was semi-delirious, that he should dig himself into the sand, find the relatively cool underlayer and cover himself with it.†   (source)
  • Did I know what delirious meant?†   (source)
  • Eusebius observed similar phenomena around the year 300, saying that the false prophet begins by a deliberate suppression of conscious thought, and ends in a delirium over which he has no control.†   (source)
  • And for that moment I think maybe the past few weeks really have just been some long, strange delirium.†   (source)
  • Flowers glow in glorious hues and exude delirious scents to attract the insects which are instrumental in pollination.†   (source)
  • And next thing we knew it was the middle of the night and she was delirious, out of her mind, really, and we called the doctor again and he looked down her throat and saw the telltale spots.†   (source)
  • Tired of that hermeneutical delirium, the workers turned away from the authorities in Macondo and brought their complaints up to the higher courts.†   (source)
  • I must be half-delirious by that point because I check behind the trees and bushes, as though he might suddenly pop out, like he used to do a few weeks ago when he and Hana and I would play our epic games of hide-and-seek.†   (source)
  • Oblivious to the tragedy unfolding outside in the storm, I drifted in and out of consciousness, delirious from exhaustion, dehydration, and the cumulative effects of oxygen depletion.†   (source)
  • I had a hazy memory of my delirium in the forest, Meg carrying me along, the trees seeming to part before us.†   (source)
  • Dream and magic, magic and delirium.†   (source)
  • It is also my duty to inform you, that before his departure my Son became as good as engaged to be married, to Miss Faith Cartwright, a young lady of fine family and impeccable moral character, the only obstacle remaining, being his own honour, which prevented him from requesting that Miss Cartwright bind herself to a man whose life was so soon to be imperilled; and despite his damaged and at times delirious state, she is resolved to respect the wishes of the two families, as well as those of her own heart, and is at present helping me to nurse him with loyal devotion.†   (source)
  • For a long time she kept on smelling Pietro Crespi's lavender breath at dusk, but she had the strength not to succumb to delirium.†   (source)
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