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Von Horn was a brave man, but he shuddered at the maniacal ferocity of the older man, and shrank back.
She looked up, expecting to see the maniacal light of murder in the eyes above her.
For a moment the bundle remained motionless--only the sound of breathing issued from it, then there broke from it a maniacal laugh.
And all but mad he was as with a final effort backed by almost maniacal strength he tore his wrists from the confining bonds and grasping the repulsive thing upon his breast hurled it halfway across the room.
He could not conceive their maniacal desires to cross the streets.
And then John Barleycorn played me his maniacal trick.
And, in passing, let me note that this maniacal trick John Barleycorn played me is nothing uncommon.
Then they struck up a frantic dance, with maniacal gestures, idiotic stampings, and somersaults like those of the boneless clowns in the circus.
Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men.
We don't have roaming dogs but we do have maniacal drivers.
With their maniacal political correctness, the BBC will have to bring back the test card - that speechless thing they would put up when nothing was being broadcast, which could soon be 24 hours a day.
The statement said that the character represents someone who kills countless Soviet soldiers and our Vietnamese comrades, a maniacal fighter against the so-called "red threat".