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delirium
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

18 uses
  • Enervated, prostrate, and breathless, he became unconscious of outward objects; he seemed to be entering that vague delirium preceding death.
    Chapter 117 (64% in)
  • It was time—two hours after he was delirious; the next day he died.
    Chapters 7-8 (34% in)
  • Fortunately, he fancied that Dantes was delirious; and placing the food on the rickety table, he withdrew.
    Chapters 15-16 (22% in)
  • The evening was no longer joy, but delirium.
    Chapters 35-36 (81% in)
  • I felt his blood gush over my face, but I was intoxicated, I was delirious, and the blood refreshed, instead of burning me.
    Chapters 43-44 (47% in)
  • Thus, the greater number of a man's errors come before him disguised under the specious form of necessity; then, after error has been committed in a moment of excitement, of delirium, or of fear, we see that we might have avoided and escaped it.
    Chapters 67-68 (14% in)
  • All this was said with such exceeding rapidity, that there was something in the conversation that seemed like the beginning of delirium.
    Chapters 71-72 (71% in)
  • It must have been delirium; she fancies, too, that she saw a phantom enter her chamber and even heard the noise it made on touching her glass.
    Chapters 71-72 (95% in)
  • P.S.—My poor grandmother gets worse and worse; yesterday her fever amounted to delirium; to-day her delirium is almost madness.
    Chapters 73-74 (26% in)
  • P.S.—My poor grandmother gets worse and worse; yesterday her fever amounted to delirium; to-day her delirium is almost madness.
    Chapters 73-74 (26% in)
  • Yet," continued the count, becoming each moment more absorbed in the anticipation of the dreadful sacrifice for the morrow, which Mercedes had accepted, "yet, it is impossible that so noble-minded a woman should thus through selfishness consent to my death when I am in the prime of life and strength; it is impossible that she can carry to such a point maternal love, or rather delirium.
    Chapters 89-90 (47% in)
  • First she fancied she saw her stepmother threatening her, then Morrel stretched his arms towards her; sometimes mere strangers, like the Count of Monte Cristo came to visit her; even the very furniture, in these moments of delirium, seemed to move, and this state lasted till about three o'clock in the morning, when a deep, heavy slumber overcame the young girl, from which she did not awake till daylight.
    Chapters 99-100 (66% in)
  • Valentine raised herself in bed, and drew over her chest, which appeared whiter than snow, the embroidered cambric, still moist with the cold dews of delirium, to which were now added those of terror.
    Chapters 99-100 (91% in)
  • Oh, yes; I have frequently seen shadows pass close to me, approach, and disappear; but I took them for visions raised by my feverish imagination, and indeed when you entered I thought I was under the influence of delirium.
    Chapters 99-100 (96% in)
  • Because you are not feverish or delirious to-night, but thoroughly awake; midnight is striking, which is the hour murderers choose.
    Chapters 99-100 (97% in)
  • "What do you mean, sir?" asked Villefort, trembling at the new idea inspired by the delirium of Morrel.
    Chapters 103-104 (13% in)
  • Sometimes he was delirious, and fancied he saw an old man stretched on a pallet; he, also, was dying of hunger.
    Chapters 115-116 (83% in)
  • Danglars thought of the old man whom, in his hours of delirium, he had seen groaning on his bed.
    Chapters 115-116 (89% in)

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