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delirium
used in War and Peace

11 uses
  • And his attention was suddenly carried into another world, a world of reality and delirium in which something particular was happening.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (91% in)
  • Though he thought of everything, considered everything, and did everything the best of officers could do in his position, he was in a state akin to feverish delirium or drunkenness.
    Book Two — 1805 (91% in)
  • At every jolt he again felt unendurable pain; his feverishness increased and he grew delirious.
    Book Three — 1805 (**% in)
  • Visions of his father, wife, sister, and future son, and the tenderness he had felt the night before the battle, the figure of the insignificant little Napoleon, and above all this the lofty sky, formed the chief subjects of his delirious fancies.
    Book Three — 1805 (**% in)
  • Some were delirious.
    Book Ten — 1812 (94% in)
  • The doctor was very much displeased about something and made a change in the dressings, turning the wounded man over so that he groaned again and grew unconscious and delirious from the agony.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (88% in)
  • "Oh, how oppressive this continual delirium is," thought Prince Andrew, trying to drive that face from his imagination.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (91% in)
  • Prince Andrew wished to return to that former world of pure thought, but he could not, and delirium drew him back into its domain.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (91% in)
  • During the hours of solitude, suffering, and partial delirium he spent after he was wounded, the more deeply he penetrated into the new principle of eternal love revealed to him, the more he unconsciously detached himself from earthly life.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (92% in)
  • But after the night in Mytishchi when, half delirious, he had seen her for whom he longed appear before him and, having pressed her hand to his lips, had shed gentle, happy tears, love for a particular woman again crept unobserved into his heart and once more bound him to life.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (92% in)
  • And again in a futile struggle with reality her mother, refusing to believe that she could live when her beloved boy was killed in the bloom of life, escaped from reality into a world of delirium.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (3% in)

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