Madness Sentence Examples
I feel my madness coming.
This is madness, Jonny.
Was her madness already starting?
The more the warlords used the magic for themselves, the worse their fates and the faster their madness came.
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.Advertisement
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.
In England he determined to "open the eyes of the people to the madness and stupidity of the government."
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.
Union assistant General Secretary Gerry Morrissy said, " This is both cultural and commercial madness.
He has to rely on a kind stranger who takes him in despite his apparent madness.Advertisement
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.
Knowing how to relax during the holidays can help you through the madness and have a good time, no matter what difficult situations you may encounter.
The nights made him think fondly of his old friend, an ancient blind man who saved him from madness in the catacombs.
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.Advertisement
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.
Orestes appears also as a central figure in various legends connected with his madness and purification, both in Greece and Asia.
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.
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.Advertisement
Madness was settling into her at the scent and sight of his blood.
No; that is madness indeed; absolute madness.
Moreover, handing over 30-year contracts to private firms is pure madness.
This piece of midsummer madness is an all new production specially created for the LIFT Club.
There is still time to stop this motorway madness and invest the money saved in sensible alternatives instead.Advertisement
Alone for consumer march madness the state where the the product spending.
A moment of summer madness, perhaps the heat of the British summer got to him.
Now, thanks to the madness of his legates, the lord pope is extremely annoyed.
There is little sanity to compare the madness against.
But the insistence with which Lucretius returns to the subject, and the horror with which he recalls the effects of such abnormal phenomena, suggest that he himself may have been liable to such hallucinations, which are said to be consistent with perfect sanity, though they may be the precursors either of madness or of a state of despair and melancholy.
And as the motive power of this formidable mechanism of force they could rely on the native suspiciousness of the Parisian populace, exaggerated now into madness by famine and the menace of foreign invasion.
Unwilling to go, he feigned madness, ploughing a field sown with salt with an ox and an ass yoked together; but Palamedes discovered his deceit by placing his infant child Telemachus in front of the plough; Odysseus afterwards revenged himself by compassing the death of Palamedes.
BÃ¡thory's indisputable genius must have been warped by a strain of madness.
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.
Does being sincere alleviate concerns about madness or suicidal tendencies?
Buying a simple piece of luggage isn't exactly a science, but there is method to the madness.
The allure of the beautiful, shiny packaging and shimmery, colorful products is enough to drive any woman to the brink of cash-spending madness.
Monster Joust Madness - Joust your way to notoriety in this anime war game.
If you are a relative or other loved one, see if you can have the teen stay with you for a time so he can escape the madness.
Senior serenade - A single cricket can drive you to madness with its chirping.
There is also a technical name for shopping addiction, called oniomania, which literally translates from Greek as the words "for sale" and "madness."
Fey voices the British and German princesses in the pinball machine game Medieval Madness (1997).
At first glance, Paris Hilton and Harvard are not much of a synonymous pairing, but further details uncover the method to the madness.
Years later, she played the unforgettable wheelchair-bound sister driven to madness by her real-life nemesis Bette Davis in the bizarre film Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?
Mulholland Madness will close and reopen within a year as Goofy's Sky Skool, based on the Disney film Goofy's Glider.
There's action, there's stealth, there's multiplayer madness, there's Bond girls...
It's the holiday season and the most highly anticipated new Playstation 3 console has just been released, ushering a whole new holiday season of video game gift madness.
Notable releases include Jetpac, Sabre Wulf, The Staff of Karnath, Entombed, Outlaws, Dragonskulle, Marble Madness, Wizards & Warriors, Snake Rattle 'n' Roll, Super Off Road, Narc and several Battletoads titles.
Gridiron madness has never been so great.
And of course, it will be able to play movies and music, network with your computer, and connect to other Xbox systems for competitive and cooperative gaming madness.
Whether you've got the music-centric W810i Walkman phone or the multi-megapixel madness that is the K790i, eSeth has got a Sony Ericsson theme for you.
Mix and Match Madness Carly and Sam Dolls - These mix-and-match dolls are a great pick for the iCarly fan in the house because the kids will enjoy the changing fashions and snarky fun they can have with Carly and her best friend Sam.
The GeekLists allow you to vote and post about anything related to a game geek subject, like D&D March Madness which pits monsters from Dungeons and Dragons against each other and the site visitors can vote.
If you've been sucked into Stephanie Meyer's world of vampire-werewolf-teenage schoolgirl love triangle madness, then you have a great chance at winning Twilight board games.
The Betsey Johnson Anchors Away hobo is just one example of this motley madness.
The news headlines announced the town's descent into madness in March of 1920.
While the professionals attributed the madness to a shared hysteria, the city government decided to take no risks.
Children of the Damned - The show flashes back to 1864 and the madness that sweeps Mystic Falls as Katherine's dalliances and selfish behavior lead to the vampires being capture.
One of the main plots of the second season of HBO's original series True Blood involved a Maenad moving into Bon Temps and gradually seducing the town with her own brand of madness.
The only people not falling prey to her madness were Andy (who was drinking heavily), Sam (who was running) and eventually Jason, Sookie and Bill who were out of town.
Sookie and Lafayette team up to protect Tara who is possessed by Maryann's madness.
Shame and Scandal by Madness - Pop/ska music with a light-hearted beat and funny (if childishly written) lyrics.
Despite an attempt at friendship with Frodo, the ring's madness drives Gollum to attack Frodo, and he plunges to his death in the fires of Mount Doom.
It made him powerful but drove him beyond madness and nearly destroyed my domain.
Rhyn snatched a pillow from the bed and covered Jade's head to drown out the madness.
The sounds of madness had subsided during their conversation.
He felt hands on his shoulders as a voice broke through the madness.
At five years into her rule and mere days from war, was she already toppling down the path of madness?
In the mind of a weaker man, it would drive him to madness.
Hilden told you of my father's madness?
If your father falls completely to the madness, your people will suffer more than they do now.
Her strength was quickly ebbing, her madness near.
Torn, she agonized over how much longer she would live before she, too, fell into madness.
So it's your place to watch her die because you did not feel you should object to her madness?
She knew he was popular enough for her cousins to watch the show, but this was pure madness!
It has been defined as apparently a kind of collective madness.
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.
According to Euripides (Hercules Furens) he survived this expedition, and was slain by his son in his madness.
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.
The soothsayer differs from the priest of an oracle by giving his revelation under excitement and often in a frenzy allied to madness.
The opposition of divine good fortune according to impulse to that which is contrary to impulse reminds us of Plato's point in the Phaedrus that there is a divine as well as a diseased madness.
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.
On his proving unfaithful, the Great Mother slays the nymph with whom he has sinned, whereupon in madness he mutilates himself as a penalty.
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.
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.
From the time of Aurangzeb no Mussulman, however powerful, dared to assume the title of sultan or emperor, with the single exception of Tippoo's brief paroxysm of madness.
In Greece proper it prevailed on the east coast and especially in Aegina, where her aid was invoked against madness.
He fell into melancholy, imbecility, and at last madness, with lucid intervals, and died at Milan on the 15th (13th) of February 1787.
War with Alexander would, he saw, be madness.
Max Muller asked (when speaking of the mental condition of men when myths were developed), " was there a period of temporary madness through which the human mind had to pass, and was it a madness identically the same in the south of India and the north of Iceland?
Many races are still abandoned to that temporary madness; many others which have escaped from it were observed and described while still labouring under its delusions.
The task was now to repair these four years of madness and folly.
The Arcadian was said to have cured the women of Sparta of a fit of madness.
Báthory's indisputable genius must have been warped by a strain of madness.
Let's see, a new Black God, Darian's madness, running the world.
It was one thing for the demons and Immortals to fight, but to attack the innocent humans was madness.
Rhyn snatched a pillow from the bed and covered Jade.s head to drown out the madness.
Darkyn suspected twisted Immortals like Sasha were rare. One of the brothers on the Council That Was Seven, Sasha had been strategically placed to provide Darkyn more information than he'd hoped for. Sasha's only flaw had been his madness, which ultimately resulted in his death. Sasha had identified Ully, who was hand-selected by Andre. While Darkyn didn't know the full details of how Andre had gotten Death to release the once-dead human, he did know Andre and Death wouldn't have done something so important if Ully wasn't the brilliant scientist he was. It was unfortunate that Ully would be killed as soon as the three shapeshifting demons reached the underworld, but Darkyn didn't believe in loose ends.
Her death, then, would have to come before her madness, before Tiyan was torn in two.
It's the same madness that runs in my blood.
I, too, will fall victim to the madness caused by the demon.
Gathering together a reconnaissance team, MacReady investigates the now desolate Norwegian camp to ascertain the source of their madness.
She sometimes sounds solemn in the wrong places while overdoing the madness in an all too hysterical voice.
Home to music from The Specials, Madness, The Beat and Bad Manners, they ruled the airwaves.
Here he practiced an austerity which to many of his contemporaries seemed to boarder on madness.
Pete Richardson, edge of madness " getting a beanbag off your lap is a sport now?
Just involves a crazy caper with a wizard robe and a bit of Mors madness.
March madness the prohibits south Dakota it has been sporting events throughout.
Now there's no need to watch the March Madness while paying for expensive lager during a cheesy disco anymore.
That even an echo of emotional love or dependency exists amidst such moral filth and emotional madness is oddly endearing.
Gary's poem is a powerful evocation of the cleansing of the spirit that is possible in the recovery from madness.
Her madness, unlike Hamlet's antic disposition, is real, not feigned, her gentle soul having collapsed under stress.
Off-Road madness at its best with this gasoline go-kart for everybody aged 16+ .
The mad hatter 's tea party theme reflects the feeling among the staff that the way they have been treated by management is madness.
These establish the indigenous discourse of insanity, which saw madness in terms of an externally imposed affliction.
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We will ensure in regard to annual march madness holdem hi lo.
Quarantine gives Rimmer a further taste of the power he's always craved, paralleling the lunacy that creates with actual madness.
Where the playwright has written prose, I have left, as it is often used to indicate feigned madness and status.
More Roads day of action in London - a show of strength to stop the latest road building madness.
Good for escaping the madness of the rush hour.
We know they measure mortgage costs not house prices - but do we not agree that way lies madness?
To those brought up on Modernism it seemed madness.
I say he was both, it is sheer madness to mess with demons.
Alan Garner's visions and bouts of divine madness continue to hold us enthralled.
Writer and feminist theologian Sara Maitland is currently exploring mysticism, madness and silence.
George appears to have been infected with the mental disease porphyria, which gradually led to his madness.
It was formerly believed that these outbursts were to be attributed to madness pur et simple, and some cases of amok can certainly be traced to this source.
Reefer Madness did not end with the usual ' the end.
Using a reverse auction website frees you from this pricing madness and allows the travel agent with the best price to find you.
If you're a little too demure for animal kingdom madness, then Alice + Olivia has its own take on the one-piece with a very sleek design.
Terrified of the spreading madness, town hall officials brought in truckloads of mental health specialists to examine all 1,200 members of the populace.
The Mead Money Madness program allows customers to accumulate points from Mead supply purchases, and those points can be redeemed for additional Mead products.
Giles and Buffy worked to stop her, but it was Xander who brought Willow back from madness and saved the world.
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 madness took me, and I killed a man who was like a brother to me.
Madness if it fails.
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.
As a punishment, Ixion was seized with madness, until Zeus purified him of his crime and admitted him as a guest to Olympus.
Signature events include a lobster bake, wine dinner, father/daughter dance, ladies' night out, martini madness and Mother's Day brunch.
Jade shook his head, feeling as if madness born of desperation were creeping into his mind with the pain.
The abolition of privilege and the establishment of a parliamentary system were, he wrote, unalterable facts which it would be madness to dispute.
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.
His diatribes against woman suggest a touch of madness, and he was in fact at one time seized with an attack of insanity.
My cousin and I thought the madness died with him.
Do you wonder if the madness will take you?
This document, in every line of which madness is legible, convinced most thinking people that Eric was unfit to reign.
Her madness was closer than she thought!
If I could share with him what madness the monster brings!
Taran fought madness because he feared I wouldn't survive without him.
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.