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delirium
used in Jane Eyre

9 uses
  • I was weeping wildly as I walked along my solitary way: fast, fast I went like one delirious.
    Chapter 27 (98% in)
  • Miss Temple was not to be seen: I knew afterwards that she had been called to a delirious patient in the fever-room.
    Chapter 9 (76% in)
  • Sense would resist delirium: judgment would warn passion.
    Chapter 15 (**% in)
  • I think I rave in a kind of exquisite delirium.
    Chapter 19 (64% in)
  • She continued either delirious or lethargic; and the doctor forbade everything which could painfully excite her.
    Chapter 21 (61% in)
  • In a state between sleeping and waking, you noticed her entrance and her actions; but feverish, almost delirious as you were, you ascribed to her a goblin appearance different from her own: the long dishevelled hair, the swelled black face, the exaggerated stature, were figments of imagination; results of nightmare: the spiteful tearing of the veil was real: and it is like her.
    Chapter 25 (90% in)
  • — To have surrendered to temptation; listened to passion; made no painful effort — no struggle; — but to have sunk down in the silken snare; fallen asleep on the flowers covering it; wakened in a southern clime, amongst the luxuries of a pleasure villa: to have been now living in France, Mr. Rochester's mistress; delirious with his love half my time — for he would — oh, yes, he would have loved me well for a while.
    Chapter 31 (17% in)
  • "Now," said he, "that little space was given to delirium and delusion.
    Chapter 32 (73% in)
  • Doing nothing, expecting nothing; merging night in day; feeling but the sensation of cold when I let the fire go out, of hunger when I forgot to eat: and then a ceaseless sorrow, and, at times, a very delirium of desire to behold my Jane again.
    Chapter 37 (43% in)

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