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  • It is -65 and Mason is in delerium, raving about his childhood coon-hunts, watermelon raids, and swimming holes, in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

    “. . .confusion to the Mounted Police!”

  • Alcohol withdrawal delirium, formerly called delerium tremens, is an "acute organic mental disorder induced by cessation or reduction in chronic alcohol consumption.

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  • Getting the shakes and the delerium tremins when the TV isn't on and blaring.

    Open Silence

  • As rational thought turns to delerium and strange utterings about wild strawberries and dogs in the room begin to come out of him in slurred words, still he is adamant about not going to the hospital.

    Healings - Chapter 1

  • Jim on Light posits that Angelenos would experience "delerium tremens" were we to "experience a withdrawal from foreign oil."

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  • The man who can find intellectual food in Talmadge's sermons could acquire a case of delerium tremens by drinking the froth out of a pop bottle.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Unfortunately, people who are against abortion want "unborn child" laws, not to protect the fetus from someone who may have the so-called "excited delerium" whatever that is thereby punching pregnant women in their stomachs.

    re-open abortion debate? you'll have to get past us first (and you won't)

  • In the spirit of the moment reaching delerium now... yawn, here's a top 5 of my favourite lullabies to drift off to...

    2.30am - remember to breathe/dreams

  • Though white Christian and Jewish con men tend to gravitate towards the business community rather than the pulpit, and their religions are less tolerant of politicking during services, and their women do not generally tend to go off in emotional delerium and offer the Revs or Rabbis all the sex they want.....

    "Adventures in Identity Politics."

  • I was assigned a leading ballet dancer who had been admitted with a drink problem and now had a bad case of the delerium tremens; there were no beds anywhere else in the hospital so he'd been tucked up on Men's Surgical.

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