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And with fear in his eyes, Lord Henry rushed through the flapping palms to find Dorian Gray lying face downwards on the tiled floor in a deathlike swoon.
On my soul," sighed Moncharmin, who was ready to swoon, "on my soul, I swear that I haven't got it
There on the bed, seemingly in a swoon, lay poor Lucy, more horribly white and wan-looking than ever.
Neither the engineer nor the stoker was dead, and, after remaining for some time in their swoon, had come to themselves.
At the moment he was about to go out, Lord de Winter appeared in the corridor, followed by the soldier who had been sent to inform him of the swoon of Milady.
And now a full memory of the trial, of the judges, of the sable draperies, of the sentence, of the sickness, of the swoon.
For two Hours did I rave thus madly and should not then have left off, as I was not in the least fatigued, had not Sophia who was just recovered from her swoon, intreated me to consider that Night was now approaching and that the Damps began to fall.
Its heavy scents weighed upon them, and at mid-day the landscape seemed lying in a swoon.
Then her eyelids drooped again; she thought that all was over, that they had executed her during her swoon, and that the misshapen spirit which had presided over her destiny, had laid hold of her and was bearing her away.
He pretends to fall into a swoon and says senseless things that should have ruined him.
A wild shriek pierced the house, and the Provencale fell swooning: a shriek and a swoon were demanded by the play, but the swooning too was real this time.
He then sat at the table with Roger Leybourn and his lady, who had recovered from her swoon, and behind them on the rushes of the floor lay the body of De Fulm in a little pool of blood.