fever-stricken love

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  • The hard-worked, fever-stricken missionaries stuck doggedly to their task, at times despairing, and looking forward for some special manifestation, some outburst of Pentecostal fire that would bring a glorious harvest of souls.

    THE WHALE TOOTH

  • Even the dim light of the fire seemed too bright for his fever-stricken eyes.

    Renegade's Magic

  • When Hubert in the Bolivian wilds had lain fever-stricken, listening to the cry of the loon, had He sent an angel with quinine?

    Maid in Waiting

  • Nothing is right, nothing pleases the fever-stricken victim.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • There she beheld her Evelyn lying fever-stricken and motionless.

    The Last Man

  • They are talking of making Buea into a sanatorium for the fever-stricken.

    Travels in West Africa

  • One reason for this is doubtless that the few people in fever-stricken, over-worked West Africa who are able to go up mountains, naturally try for the adjacent Big Cameroon; the other reason is that Mungo Mah Etindeh, to which Burton refers as

    Travels in West Africa

  • He was an old fever-stricken creature, more like a grasshopper than a human being, and dressed in a few square inches of dingy rag.

    Burmese Days

  • In the bloodstained cabin, amid the weeping and shrieking of women, the wailing of the fever-stricken, and the curses and groans of the dying combatants, Chandler, bathed in a baptism of blood, and Maud, flushed and fainting with what had transpired, sprang or rather tottered and fell into each other's arms.

    THE PLAGUE SHIP

  • He would never forget the change he saw in their faces when those still fit enough to work the fields came back to camp to find their fever-stricken playmates on the road to full recovery.

    WARCHILD

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