lethargy


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But the possibility which now suggested itself that one of the shapes might be the shape of Terence roused her from her melancholy lethargy.
But with the coming of Peter, who hates lethargy, they are under way again: if you put your ear to the ground now, you would hear the whole island seething with life.
The fellow was almost upon Perry when the feel of the gun in my hand awoke me from the lethargy of terror that had gripped me.
He would have risen to fight off the creeping lethargy, but his legs seemed weak, so that he sank again to the bench.
It was strange the absolute lethargy which had come upon us as a reaction after our tremendous emotions of the last twenty-four hours.
Once, he tried to arouse himself from his lethargy, and went forward into the forecastle with the sailors.
For hours together he remained in a state of utter lethargy in his chair.
His years were too heavy upon him, the debility of disease and the lethargy and torpor of the silence and the cold were too profound.
After some years of increasing lethargy and imbecility, occasionally varied by fits of violent madness and terrible pain, he died in 1745, leaving all his money to found a hospital for the insane.
Buckwheat could no longer be the food of a population which, awakened from its lethargy, had become essentially active.
I lived on the edge of the village then, and had just lost myself over Davenant's "Gondibert," that winter that I labored with a lethargy -- which, by the way, I never knew whether to regard as a family complaint, having an uncle who goes to sleep shaving himself, and is obliged to sprout potatoes in a cellar Sundays, in order to keep awake and keep the Sabbath, or as the consequence of my attempt to read Chalmers' collection of English poetry without skipping.
Aroused from his lethargy by the cries and reports, Larsan opened the window of his chamber and called out to us.