The cough became a sob and in a moment he was half-hysterical.
ne again and continued, in a voice which a quick ear would have detected was slightly hysterical.
"I've been nearly hysterical all day and all the night.
But suppose the Bishop, the moment he entered the room, fell on his knees on the mat, clasped his hands, and poured out a flood of passionate and somewhat hysterical extempore prayer, I should say at once and without the smallest hesitation, "Whatever else this man is, he is not an elderly and wealthy cleric of the Church of England.
Reviewing Parlagreco's argument in general, I think it may be justly remarked that if the qualities rehearsed above constitute hysterical neuropathy, then every testy, sensitive, impulsive, and benevolent person is neuropathically hysterical.
"It's Dick," Aunt Mildred cried, a note of the mildly hysterical in her voice.