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delirium
used in The Brothers Karamazov

27 uses
  • If you don't come, he will be in delirium by to-night.
    Epilogue (22% in)
  • "Do you know, you innocent boy, that this is all delirium, senseless delirium, for there's a tragedy here.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (40% in)
  • "Do you know, you innocent boy, that this is all delirium, senseless delirium, for there's a tragedy here.
    Book 3 — The Sensualists (40% in)
  • That very day, sir, he fell ill with fever and was delirious all night.
    Book 4 — Lacerations (87% in)
  • Katerina Ivanovna's hysterics had ended in a fainting fit, and then "a terrible, awful weakness had followed, she lay with her eyes turned up and was delirious.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (0% in)
  • She still lies in delirium; she has not regained consciousness.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (13% in)
  • Alyosha told him she had been hysterical, and that she was now, he heard, unconscious and delirious.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (28% in)
  • "I understand nothing," Ivan went on, as though in delirium.
    Book 5 — Pro And Contra (43% in)
  • Delirium What followed was almost an orgy, a feast to which all were welcome.
    Book 8 — Mitya (85% in)
  • Mitya himself was almost delirious, feeling that his happiness was at hand.
    Book 8 — Mitya (85% in)
  • From that moment everything whirled about him, as though he were delirious.
    Book 8 — Mitya (94% in)
  • "This is delirium, gentlemen, raving delirium," cried the captain of police; "look at him: drunk, at this time of night, in the company of a disreputable woman, with the blood of his father on his hands....
    Book 8 — Mitya (**% in)
  • "This is delirium, gentlemen, raving delirium," cried the captain of police; "look at him: drunk, at this time of night, in the company of a disreputable woman, with the blood of his father on his hands....
    Book 8 — Mitya (**% in)
  • It's delirium!
    Book 8 — Mitya (**% in)
  • Ilusha has mentioned you often, very often, even in his sleep, in delirium, you know.
    Book 10 — The Boys (38% in)
  • Would you believe it, when he was feverish he talked about you in delirium.
    Book 10 — The Boys (45% in)
  • The object of that uneasiness was the same as ever—Katerina Ivanovna, of whom Grushenka had even raved when she lay in delirium.
    Book 11 — Ivan (1% in)
  • At moments he fancied he was delirious, but it was not illness that he thought of most.
    Book 11 — Ivan (76% in)
  • And so he was sitting almost conscious himself of his delirium and, as I have said already, looking persistently at some object on the sofa against the opposite wall.
    Book 11 — Ivan (77% in)
  • I seem to be delirious....
    Book 11 — Ivan (79% in)
  • I am delirious, in fact, talk any nonsense you like, I don't care!
    Book 11 — Ivan (79% in)
  • You are delirious; put your head on the pillow, that's right.
    Book 11 — Ivan (96% in)
  • "It's you say that, not he," exclaimed Alyosha mournfully, "and you say it because you are ill and delirious, tormenting yourself."
    Book 11 — Ivan (98% in)
  • How can you confirm your statement .... if indeed you are not delirious?
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (31% in)
  • But the other one is ill, he is ill, he is delirious!" she kept crying out, beside herself.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (32% in)
  • Oh, I fully share the court's and the prosecutor's conviction that Ivan Karamazov is suffering from brain fever, that his statement may really be a desperate effort, planned in delirium, to save his brother by throwing the guilt on the dead man.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (83% in)
  • In the sphere of actual life, which has, indeed, its own rights, but also lays upon us great duties and obligations, in that sphere, if we want to be humane—Christian, in fact—we must, or ought to, act only upon convictions justified by reason and experience, which have been passed through the crucible of analysis; in a word, we must act rationally, and not as though in dream and delirium, that we may not do harm, that we may not ill-treat and ruin a man.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (91% in)

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