I feel my madness coming.
Was her madness already starting?
Her strength was quickly ebbing, her madness near.
The more the warlords used the magic for themselves, the worse their fates and the faster their madness came.
Yet traces of a pre-deistic and animistic period survived here and there; for instance, in Arcadia we find the thunder itself called Zeus (ZEUs Kepavvos) in a Mantinean inscription, 2 and the stone near Gythium in Laconia on which Orestes sat and was cured of his madness, evidently a thunder-stone, was named itself Zeus Kainreoras, which must be interpreted as " Zeus that fell from heaven "; 3 we here observe that the personal God does not yet seem to have emerged from the divine thing or divine phenomenon.
As a punishment, Ixion was seized with madness, until Zeus purified him of his crime and admitted him as a guest to Olympus.
Sounds like madness to me.
This document, in every line of which madness is legible, convinced most thinking people that Eric was unfit to reign.
On his proving unfaithful, the Great Mother slays the nymph with whom he has sinned, whereupon in madness he mutilates himself as a penalty.
15 See an interesting paper on " Stretching and Yawning as Signs of Madness," by Professor Ridgeway (Trans.
An immense joy in battle breathes through the earliest Norse literature, which has scarce its like in any other literature; and we know that the language recognized a peculiar battle fury, a veritable madness by which certain were seized and which went by the name of " berserk's way " (berserksgangr).2 The courage of the vikings was proof against anything, even as a rule against superstitious terrors.
This is madness, Jonny.
The nights made him think fondly of his old friend, an ancient blind man who saved him from madness in the catacombs.
She'd survived another time, but she couldn't count on fate favoring her much longer, not when madness had begun to take its hold of her.
"Your father's madness is near its end," she whispered.
If your father falls completely to the madness, your people will suffer more than they do now.
"This is madness, Rissa," Hilden said.
If I could share with him what madness the monster brings!
Taran fought madness because he feared I wouldn't survive without him.
Madness if it fails.
What they didn't know: He hadn't been able to destroy his mother's only treasure at the height of his madness, tens of thousands of years ago.
Providence, incensed at such cruelty, turns Tiridates into a wild boar, and afflicts his subjects with madness; but his sister, Chosrowidukht, has a revelation to bring Gregory back out of his pit.
Undoubtedly, the madness of the hero of this play of Ford's occasionally recalls Hamlet, while the heroine is one of the many, and at the same time one of the most pleasing, parallels to Viola.
(the beautiful version of the story of the nightingale's death) is translated from Strada; while the scheme of the tedious interlude exhibiting the various forms of madness is avowedly taken, together with sundry comments, from Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy.
It was formerly believed that these violent outbursts were to be attributed to madness pure and simple, and some cases of amok can certainly be traced to this source.
A work characterized by such strength, consistency and continuity of thought is not likely to have been composed "in the intervals of madness" as Jerome says.
He consulted the Pythia about a cure for the consequent madness, but she declined to answer him.
He feigned madness at his trial, but during the forty years of his subsequent confinement at Bedlam he talked and acted like a rational being, and when he was at length released and sent to Australia he earned his living there as a house painter, and used to declare that he had never been mad at all.
Leather or excrement, with leprosy, madness and any form of disease.
He had declared some time before that it would be an act of madness for him to take this post; but the sense of public duty led him to accept it when it was pressed upon him by the king.
So long as it stands erect, its possessor is well, but if it falls from its position the misfortunes of ill-health and madness at once assail him.
Among them were four beys, one of whom, driven to madness by Mehemet Alls mockery, asked for a drink of water; his hands were untied that he might take the bottle, but he snatched a dagger from one of the soldiers, rushed at the pasha, and fell covered with wounds.
Meanwhile the needy and reckless Bothwell, a partisan of Mary of Guise, a Protestant and the foe of England, was accused by Arran of proposing to him a conspiracy to seize the queen, but the ensuing madness of Arran left this plot a mystery, though Bothwell was imprisoned till he escaped in August 1562.
In England he determined to "open the eyes of the people to the madness and stupidity of the government."
A serpent in a lagoon near Gimbo-Amburi in Africa could cure madness; another, which haunted an Algerian well, embodied the soul of a Mahommedan saint and could cure sore eyes.
His diatribes against woman suggest a touch of madness, and he was in fact at one time seized with an attack of insanity.
Orestes appears also as a central figure in various legends connected with his madness and purification, both in Greece and Asia.
Two years later he deprived the duke of Berry of the government of Languedoc. The opening years of Charles VI.'s effective rule promised well, but excess in gaiety of all kinds undermined his constitution, and in 1392 he had an attack of madness at Le Mans, when on his way to Brittany to force from John V.
The rivalries between the most powerful of these - the duke of Burgundy, who during the king's attacks of madness practically ruled the country, and the duke of Orleans - were a constant menace to peace.
Queen Isabeau, who had generally supported the Burgundian party, was now practically separated from her husband, whose madness had become pronounced.
Having boasted that he could construct a machine for regulating the inundations of the Nile, he was summoned to Egypt by the caliph Hakim; but, aware of the impracticability of his scheme, and fearing the caliph's anger, he feigned madness until Hakim's death in 1021.
About 488 B.C. he was recalled, but shortly afterwards, in a fit of madness, he committed suicide (Herod.
560 D, this tradition is corrected by the Persians: Cambyses wants to marry a daughter of Amasis, who sends him a daughter of Apries instead of his own daughter, and by her Cambyses is induced to begin the war.) His great crime is the killing of the Apis, for which he is punished by madness, in which he commits many other crimes, kills his brother and his sister, and at last loses his empire and dies from a wound in the hip, at the same place where he had wounded the sacred animal.
The abolition of privilege and the establishment of a parliamentary system were, he wrote, unalterable facts which it would be madness to dispute.
Though it is madness to buy anything in Moscow now.
Bennigsen loudly criticized this mistake, saying that it was madness to leave a height which commanded the country around unoccupied and to place troops below it.
It made him powerful but drove him beyond madness and nearly destroyed my domain.
Even with the door closed, Jade.s madness and the sounds of his body thrashing against the wall were audible in the small courtyard.
The sounds of madness had subsided during their conversation.
My cousin and I thought the madness died with him.
The madness took me, and I killed a man who was like a brother to me.
To continue the strife when Wellington was firmly established on the line of the Garonne, and Lyons and Bordeaux had hoisted the Bourbonfleur de lys, was seen by all but Napoleon to be sheer madness; but it needed the pressure of his marshals in painful interviews at Fontainebleau to bring him to reason.
Jade shook his head, feeling as if madness born of desperation were creeping into his mind with the pain.
Do you wonder if the madness will take you?
Her madness was closer than she thought!