half-delirious love

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  • More than half-delirious, she stared as the corridor unfolded before her, growing longer and longer like a corridor in a nightmare.

    City of Glass

  • Frequently, when Abrahams was sitting up at night to write reports home, he himself was half-delirious with fever.

    The Prize

  • The impressions of nature received during that sick period are blurred, or else so coloured and exaggerated by perpetual torturing anxiety, mixed with half-delirious night-fancies, that I can only think of that country as an earthly inferno, where I fought against every imaginable obstacle, alternately sweating and freezing, toiling as no man ever toiled before.

    Green Mansions

  • She had declared to him over and over again that she felt sure that she should die, and, half-delirious with weariness and suffering, had begged him to leave her at the last hut.

    Tales of all countries

  • So you don't need to worry that he's wandering about half-delirious somewhere.

    The Serpent's Shadow

  • Amberdrake would not have recognized it as Skandranon, except for the black feathers and the incredible vocabulary of half-delirious curse words.

    The Black Gryphon

  • I couldn't be sure about this; I had a suspicion it was the one about oxen and other livestock, which seemed unlikely, but with a man who's half-delirious you can never tell.

    Flash For Freedom

  • There was always the chance that some half-delirious dying man had activated the machine without knowing just what he was doing.

    Dark Piper

  • When his visitor had left he turned over and sank into a half-delirious doze that lasted until the sun sank with appalling suddenness, and night rushed over the land.

    Golden Stories A Selection of the Best Fiction by the Foremost Writers

  • When it was nearly dawn she gave in, and lay huddled up on the bed, half-delirious with the pain and feeling of suffocation.

    The Hippodrome

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