I don't know about hysterical, but you do get emotional.
The detached information sounded like she was hysterical, but she felt calm.
"Oh, yes he is," Jessi said with a laugh that carried a hysterical edge.
A new Cortes was collected and proved a mere collection of hysterical ranters.
Not the abbreviated version contrived for a witless or hysterical wife, but the whole thing – including any designs Lori has on you... or you have for her.
Sonya burst into hysterical tears and replied through her sobs that she would do anything and was prepared for anything, but gave no actual promise and could not bring herself to decide to do what was demanded of her.
But Elizabeth had seen Arran in London and had probably detected his hysterical folly.
The parliament finished a session of hysterical passion by passing a series of resolutions of extreme violence, of which one was that Monmouth should be restored to all his offices and commands; and when Charles summoned a fresh parliament to meet at Oxford the leaders of the exclusionists went thither with troops of armed men.
The unceasing intrigues of the king, the incapacity of the moderate parties and the hysterical excitement of the mob combined to make anarchy worse daily.
The sensation of pain is felt in the brain, and the cause of it may be in the sensory centres of the brain alone, as in cases of hysterical pain, with no lesion to cause it.
associations had done no more than organize a new form of spiritual excitement, they would have only added one to the many mechanical types of hysterical religion which are found all over the East.
It is used as an anaesthetic, principally in dentistry, producing when inhaled a condition of hysterical excitement often accompanied by loud laughter, whence it is sometimes called "laughing gas."
Bossuet can only be thought of as the high-priest of authority and common-sense; but Fenelon has been made by turns into a sentimentalist, a mystical saint, an 18th-century philosophe, an ultramontane churchman and a hysterical hypocrite.
But the army was ill-equipped and unprepared; and Potemkin in an hysterical fit of depression gave everything up for lost, and would have resigned but for the steady encouragement of the empress.
It is useless to make experiments with hysterical and visionary people, "whose word no man relies on"; they may have the hallucinatory experiences, but they would say that they had in any case.
URBAN GRANDIER (1590-1634), priest of the church of Sainte Croix at Loudun in the department of Vienne, France, was accused of witchcraft in 1632 by some hysterical novices of the Carmelite Convent, where the trial, protracted for two years, was held.
The voice on the phone was almost hysterical.
hysterical with laughter.
hysterical reaction from the public.
Children who become hysterical on seeing a bee or wasp invite further stings.
I'll just say I'm sorry and I'll try not to be so hysterical in the future.
In reality, the British Communist Party rejects only one form of political adventurism for another, more hysterical form.
As they fall in love, she begins to outgrow him emotionally, resulting in a hysterical yet ultimately bittersweet romantic comedy.
I cannot recall a greater outpouring of hysterical emotionalism since the Children's Crusade - and I was much younger then.
The hair on my neck stood up, I became giddy, almost hysterical.
He welcomes guests with a personalized greeting, serves canapÃ©s, and once dinner is served moves around the tables creating hysterical impromptu situations.
It also features front and rear doorways making access more convenient (attract an excess of hysterical teenage groupies ).
Jed: [His voice getting hysterical] It took fourteen hours!
Some of the rantings of David Strathairn's Senator Estes Kefauver seem hysterical when set against the context of what's permissable today.
hysterical laughter which lasted about 5 minutes.
As he redoubled his efforts so the mirth of the audience grew more hysterical.
Also a game she finds hysterical of standing on her own and then leaning forward until she falls over into my arms!
Considering the way she had been acting for the last four months, he probably thought she'd get hysterical.
She sometimes sounds solemn in the wrong places while overdoing the madness in an all too hysterical voice.
Shelley's violently abusive poems against them strike me as hysterical.
Bernie comes home, finds his mother and goes hysterical.
John laughed a hysterical laughed a hysterical laughter, and his teeth began to chant war songs in Russian.
I was in hysterical laughter, actually, at some really inappropriate moments.
Attacking BAR members, he said: " They are just hysterical hate mongers - they are just cranks, these people.
His mother was hysterical, screaming at once at the driver and her dead son.
Not the abbreviated version contrived for a witless or hysterical wife, but the whole thing â€“ including any designs Lori has on you... or you have for her.
There is no specific brief, which gives rise to a varied, eclectic and sometimes hysterical montage of images and storytelling.
The anti-smoking mob do get a bit hysterical at times.
hysterical over-reaction of the police to the march was evidence of this.
hysterical outbursts in the future.
hysterical paralysis or mutism.
Christ, the smug yet hysterical ' pull yourself together ' tone really rankles.
I am also an accomplished broadcaster currently appearing monthly on Radio 4 with my comedy series " The Hysterical Method Of Conception " .
When Madonna kissed Britney Spears at the Video Music Awards, some conservatives became so hysterical that they literally saw it as the decline of American culture.
Will she get hysterical when you tell her?
He slammed the door closed, subduing her hysterical strikes with unexpected gentleness until she lay strapped to the cold table, weeping.
The Tablet's reaction, for a time, was almost hysterical.
I hope you guys are fairing better than me and once again thanks for helping a slightly hysterical female!
Are these increasingly hysterical statements from Michael Howard signs, perhaps, of a guilty conscience?
Add your review Karen - " hysterical " I thought this comedy was absolutely hysterical!
He opens with an attack on " the rather hysterical reaction of successive health secretaries " over PM organ retention.
A cool calculated letter is likely to have more impact than a hysterical rant.
The idea of playing a game where you have to darn socks is hysterical tho!
An hysterical subject, like the Salem witch trials of 1892, requires hysterical treatment up to a point.
And far, far too much wailing and hysterical laughter.
The hysterical nature of the reports has made jumpers even more wary of talking to the press.
The idea of playing a game where you have to darn socks is hysterical tho !
She sometimes sounds solemn in the wrong places whilst overdoing the madness in an all too hysterical voice which the words do n't demand.
Darling "Fluffy" was once a highly meditative and affection cat, but since the introduction of the new kitten, Fluffy has become a hysterical hostile beast of rage.
It was hard to believe that days earlier I had been nearly hysterical over CD favors, and yet there I was, torn train and gimp husband, laughing and having a great time.
Nothing is more hysterical than staring at a screen with a few random objects on it and then losing because you had no idea what was going on.
The baby may reject a caregiver she was previously comfortable with or grow hysterical when relatives visit.
This hysterical compilation of personal essays will give the mom-to-be a new insight into pregnancy and delivery!
Of course, this doesn't mean that you can't break down and cry when things become overwhelming, but try not to become hysterical in high pressured situations.
The cast of the SpongeBob show consists of seven characters who live, work, and play together - and always find themselves in strange yet hysterical situations.
When tickled on any of his three tickle spots, the 15" tall Elmo now falls forward, falls backwards, slaps his tummy, slaps the floor, and kicks his legs in an escalating round of hysterical laughter.
TMX Elmo escalates into hysterical laughter, slapping himself and falling all the while.
Suddenly, a hysterical woman pounds on your car window and begs you to help her find her lost daughter.
It's a hysterical series about how he tries to win back Ali, the Bachelorette.
Most MySpace users have found at least one comment that they thought was hysterical and decided to copy, paste and share that comment with others.
I hope you will think more carefully, and moderate your rather hysterical outbursts in the future.
Back to Shannon whose screams are mixed with hysterical sobs.
Italy to outer view put forth blossoms of hectic and hysterical piety, though at the core her clergy and her aristocracy were more corrupt than ever.
It may be urged that if none of the phenomena is genuine we have to assume a large amount of apparently aimless trickery in non-professional mediums. But it must be borne in mind that the most excellent moral character in the medium is no guaranteee against trickery, unless it can be proved that he was in no abnormal mental condition when the phenomena occurred; and extraordinary deceptions are known to have been carried on by hysterical patients and others with no apparent motive.
Sometimes there seem to be surgical cases, like that of a man who had a spear-head extracted from his jaw, and found it laid in his hands when he awoke in the morning, and there are many examples resembling those known at the present day at Lourdes or Tenos, where hysterical or other similar affections are cured by the influence of imagination or sudden emotion.
The experience of hypnagogic illusions also seems far more rare than ordinary dreaming in sleep. Unfortunately, while these phenomena have been carefully studied by officially scientific characters, in England orthodox savants have disdained to observe crystalgazing, while in France psychologists have too commonly experimented with subjects professionally hysterical and quite untrustworthy.
Samuel Fisher, a Friend, writing in 1653, gives a calm and instructive account of the Ranters, which with other relevant information, including Richard Baxter's rather hysterical attack, may be read in Rufus M.
I am also an accomplished broadcaster currently appearing monthly on Radio 4 with my comedy series " The Hysterical Method Of Conception ".
Nothing is better than a hysterical card that makes everyone hoot, holler and scream in delight as it is read to all the guests.
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