The count's face was white and he could not control the feverish twitching of his lower jaw.
He drank it eagerly, looking with feverish eyes at the door in front of him as if trying to understand and remember something.
One large, white, plump leg twitched rapidly all the time with a feverish tremor.
But the rashness of the emperor's brother Titianus and of Proculus, prefect of the praetorian guards, added to Otho's feverish impatience, overruled all opposition, and an immediate advance was decided upon, Otho himself remaining behind with a considerable reserve force at Brixellum, on the southern bank of the Po.
A second nurse and a sister of mercy had feverish attacks, but no further case occurred.
His feverish state and the inflammation of his bowels, which were injured, were in the doctor's opinion sure to carry him off.
The year 1891 was the most feverish political year of this period.
She needed control of her own mind back, but the feverish fog was too thick.
Though he thought of everything, considered everything, and did everything the best of officers could do in his position, he was in a state akin to feverish delirium or drunkenness.
But prosperity brought on a feverish land speculation; prices of wool and wheat fell in 187 9 and went on falling.
The acetate and the citrate are valuable mild diuretics in Bright's disease and in feverish conditions, and by increasing the amount of urine diminish the pathological fluids in pleuritic effusion, ascites, &c. In tubal nephritis they aid the excretion of fatty casts.
Morris worked with feverish energy, and on finishing the portion assigned to him proceeded to decorate the roof.
From pain, cold, and damp, a feverish shivering shook his whole body.
"Yes, a new happiness was revealed to me of which man cannot be deprived," he thought as he lay in the semidarkness of the quiet hut, gazing fixedly before him with feverish wide open eyes.
My mother sat beside my little bed and tried to soothe my feverish moans while in her troubled heart she prayed, "Father in Heaven, spare my baby's life!"
The following decade was marked by a tremendous growth in population, by a feverish activity in railway construction (the mileage in the state being increased from 1953 to 5407 m.
Feverish attempts were made to remedy the lack of warlike stores, but difficulty was experienced on account of the fleet blockading the entrance to the river.
It was chiefly the mineral wealth of the Cordilleran region, first developed on the far Pacific slope, and later in many parts of the inner mountain ranges, that urged pioneers across the dry plains into the apparently inhospitable mountain region; there the adventurous new-corners rapidly worked out one mining district after another, exhausting and abandoning the smaller camps to early decay and rushing in feverish excitement to new-found river fields, but establishing important centres of varied industries in the more important mining districts.
Princess Mary, alarmed by her father's feverish and sleepless activity after his previous apathy, could not bring herself to leave him alone and for the first time in her life ventured to disobey him.
He was the same as ever, but the feverish color of his face, his glittering eyes rapturously turned toward her, and especially his neck, delicate as a child's, revealed by the turn-down collar of his shirt, gave him a peculiarly innocent, childlike look, such as she had never seen on him before.
As usual after dinner he was slightly feverish, and his thoughts were preternaturally clear.
Some had been sent to Paris for their education, such as Poteca, Marcovici, the Voinescus, Moroiu and others, who developed an almost feverish activity in translation.
for residential and other purposes proceeds with almost feverish rapidity.
century was disgraced, in Palestine, by a feverish " scramble " for sacred sites, in which the most rudimentary ethics of Christianity were forgotten in the all-mastering desire to oust rival sects and orders.
As the feverish restlessness subsides, the periods are drawn out, and the revelations as a whole become longer.
Intense application during early youth had weakened a constitution never robust, and led to accesses of feverish exaltation culminating, in the spring of 1761, in an attack of bilious hypochondria, which permanently lowered the tone of his nervous system.
The Anglo-Boer War completely disorganized trade, but the close of the contest was marked by feverish activity and the customs receipts in1902-1903rose to £2,176,658.
Zwingli, moreover, never knew anything of those spiritual experiences which drove Luther into a cloister and goaded him to a feverish "searching of the Scriptures" in the hope of finding spiritual peace.
The countess went up to her daughter and touched her head with the back of her hand as she was wont to do when Natasha was ill, then touched her forehead with her lips as if to feel whether she was feverish, and finally kissed her.
It owed its origin to his feverish zeal for the recovery of Jerusalem, rather than to any pressing need in the Holy Land.
Traces remain of paved roads both within the agora and leading out of it; but the whole site is now a deserted and feverish swamp. The site is interesting for comparison with Megalopolis; the nature of its plan seems to imply that its main features must survive from the earlier "synoecism" a century before the time of Epaminondas.
Appointed minister for public instruction in 1873, he, with feverish activity, reformed the Italian educational system, suppressed the privileges of the university of Naples, founded the Vittorio Emanuele library in Rome, and prevented the establishment of a Catholic university in the capital.
His activity was almost feverish.
As early as 1883-1885 there was a considerable mining excitement due to these discoveries, and a much greater one in 1887 after the discovery of coarse gold on Forty Mile Creek in American territory; but these were as nothing to the picturesque and feverish rush that followed the location of the first Klondike claim in Canadian territory in August 1896.
The local self-government institutions after a short period of feverish and not always well-directed activity, showed symptoms of organic exhaustion.
The spleen continues to enlarge; the urine is now scanty and high-coloured; the body temperature is high, but the highest temperatures occur during the chill; there is considerable thirst; and there is the usual intellectual unfitness, and it may be confusion, of the feverish state.
In this capacity he exhibited an almost feverish activity; he perpetually appeared at the bar of the assembly on behalf of the commune; he announced the massacres of September in the prisons in terms of apology and praise; and he sent off the famous circular of the 3rd of September to the provinces, recommending them to do likewise.
The letters to Vettori paint a man of vigorous intellect and feverish activity, dividing his time between studies and vulgar dissipations, seeking at one time distraction in low intrigues and wanton company, at another turning to the great minds of antiquity for solace.
a cooling remedy for a feverish state.
He wasn't feverish, but he was tossing in his sleep.
The songs were talked about in the same rush of feverish anticipation and excitement, this, the debut album has a lot to live up to.
I felt feverish all day; like I have the flu or something.
Nothing looked good and she felt feverish.
He was feverish 38°C and complaining of rash, headache, severe backache and nausea.
Then she smiled, and the poplar felt his heart give a bound of feverish excitement.
too feverish to rest, I rose as soon as day dawned.
As darkness fell I was very feverish and drowsy so I must have fallen asleep.
Then, an almost feverish activity began, pervaded by a strong sense of delight at the unaccustomed freedom of choice.
I have been visiting her for several days and she is still feverish and still has an infection.
feverish anticipation that this might be the first great video game adaptation.
feverish illnesses rather than the temperature itself.
feverish pace - only to come to a complete stop once the sun goes down.
She was restless and uncomfortable in every position, and before night she became very feverish.
But at various times of the year I'm wont to grow feverish.
The road was rugged, but still we seemed to fly over it with a feverish haste.
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As Iraq has several petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries still functioning in the country, the feverish headlines have been frequent.
They turned to each other in groups to compare notes and trade feverish speculations.
Indeed, the singing ranged from sensual whispering to feverish screams, as the singer investigated more challenging subjects.
He bent over him and, as his sister had taught him, tried with his lips whether the child was still feverish.
Deadly nightshade is used for various types of infections, particularly if someone is flushed or feverish.
The diagnosis of roseola is often made by carefully examining the feverish child to make sure that other illnesses are not causing the temperature spike.
Most of the party were smoking, and drinking champagne; a feverish hilarity reigned, with sudden and rather ghastly pauses.
Mr Roosevelt and his supporters were convinced that his policy was necessary to save the country from the social and political dangers of plutocracy, and that in establishing a definite system of government regulation not only were popular rights preserved and justice promoted but industrialism and finance were placed upon a basis of regularity and honesty that paved the way for an era of general prosperity in the United States, unhampered by feverish speculation and shrewd scheming, such as the country had so far in its history been unable to enjoy.
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