feverishness


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Against this patience, cuts the feverishness, in the pluralised form of "des inquietantes sincerites," where each disposition is matched by its contrary and the subject tends to dissipate in a strange centrifugal process: "une autre force, centrifuge et desagregeante, par quoi l'individu tende a se diviser, a se dissocier, a se risquer, a se jouer, a se perdre...." (32) The combination of the two tendencies is summed up in a brief quotation from Baudelaire's Journal that produces a "frisson de reconnaissance" for Gide: "de la vaporisation et de la centralisation du moi.
When Firstborn developed the early symptoms - dry cough and feverishness - I employed a few public health measures.
The Gothic usually depicts this fashionable, consumer-based gaze, as generating an indifference to suffering, languor, feverishness and ultimately a disastrous weakness for the 'passions'.
Nowhere is this more needed than in Berg's hot-house Sonata, its innate feverishness tactfully controlled by Donohoe as his grip of the single movement's connecting threads led in an unbroken span to this wonderful music's resigned conclusion.
We're two.") Her passionate, blundering attempts to cultivate these qualities accentuate her natural feverishness and frailty until she takes on the persona, as Gabe notes, of "the child saint about to be lifted onto the cross.
Yet rather than suppressing the excitements of revolutionary fervor, what Smith and his contemporaries sought to do was to write poems which would reflect precisely the "unnatural feverishness" of the times and incorporate it into the body of the poet and into a new poetics, one which would link sexual, political, and poetic passions.
They all appeared underfed, and their gaiety had not even a feverishness. It was apathetically mechanical" (McAlmon 1992, 62-63).
So fever brings colour to the cheeks but is absolutely to be avoided, at least according to one of the film's main arbiters of propriety, and, in the case of both these references, feverishness is linked to Newland's attempts to chase after Ellen (first at the Blenker house and then--in Newland's thinly disguised travel plans, which never materialize--in Europe).
Along with headache, loss of appetite and feverishness, early stage victims exhibit alertness, "loss of natural timidity, abnormal sexual behavior and aggressiveness" (Rabies, 31, 33).
But this harsh rigidity somehow detracts from the sense of the early '80s as a time of financial feverishness that should be a key element to the drama.
Some sufferers also experience other problems, including irritable bowel syndrome, insomnia, fatigue, feverishness and chills and even chest pain.
A stopwatch was present continuously, actors were stopped and released mid-sentence to keep the schedule on schedule; a near-panicky feverishness hovered over most of the proceedings.