VI Roger de Coverley Not more good man than he; Yet has he equally Push'd for Cocytus, With drivelling Worral, And wicked old Dorrell, 'Gainst whom I've a quarrel, Whose end might affright us!-- VII Kindly hearts have I known; Kindly hearts, they are flown; Here and there if but one Linger yet uneffaced, Imbecile tottering elves, Soon to be wreck'd on shelves, These scarce are half themselves, With age and care crazed.
One time there wa'n't no limit ter the distance she would tramp Ter get a good-fer-nothin', wuthless, cancelled postage-stamp; Another spell folks couldn't rest ontil, by hook or crook, She got 'em all ter write their names inside a leetle book; But though them fits was bad enough, the wust is nowadays, Fer now she's got that pesky freak, the photygraphin' craze.
I am crazed!
Poor "Grandfather," known to the children as "Grumper," the ferocious old tyrant who loved all mankind and hated all men, with him adoption was a habit, and the inviting of other children to stay as long as they liked with the adopted children, a craze.
Dazzled and lured by the great gold craze.
Rousseau once arrested and exiled, his book burned by the executioner (a few years before he would have been burned with it), his ideas naturally became a craze.
This criticism of the modern type of righteous indignation must have come into many people's minds, I think, in reading Dr. Horton's eloquent expressions of disgust at the "corrupt Press," especially in connection with the Limerick craze.
Visiting the pueblos gets to be a craze.
It was a craze.
Yet not less true was he than the Lion of the Lord, the Archer of Paradise, the Wild Ram of the Mountains, or the gaunt, gray woman whom hurt love had crazed.
And the Oriental craze!
When there was no more corn, the people managed for a while to keep alive on roots and herbs; then, half-crazed by starvation, they fell to cannibalism.
Lux, like one crazed, suddenly rushed headlong away between the trees and down the hill.
Any instant might be our last; the man crazed, and probably dying, would kill me gladly.
This affirmation awakened the joy of capture and that impulsive desire for vengeance that at certain times crazes a crowd.
Edging sidewise, accommodating the inequalities of the damp surfaces to the undulations of our forms, deafened, crazed by the roar of the caldrons that dash madly from side to side, we fairly ooze through.
A thorough craze--a wild, beating, electrifying passion--got completely hold of him for a few minutes, and he enjoyed the stormy pulsations of it exceedingly.
Yet I could picture the scene, the leaderless mob surging blindly forward, each man vocal in his own tongue, swaying with rage, many smarting with wounds, uncertain where we had disappeared, yet all alike crazed with a desire to attain the open deck.
If the forms of dancing and music are symptomatic of an age, what shall be said of the universal craze to indulge in crude and clumsy dancing to the vile discords of so-called "jazz" music?
'Hard by yon wood, now smiling as in scorn, Muttering his wayward fancies he would rove; Now drooping, woeful-wan, like one forlorn, Or crazed with care, or crossed in hopeless love.
Red Craze owns the head which is perfect with the correct ear-carriage and broad muzzle, and the scowl and characteristic expression of a good Chow.
"Then imagine the dog crazed with thirst tied just out of reach of a leaping, dancing brook--" "Oh--please.
The next, second, or third day, after your comming, giue it out that you be crazed and not well disposed, by meanes of your trauell at Sea, during which time, you and those there are most wisely to determine in what manner your are to present your selfe to the Beglerbi, Cadi, and other officers: who euery of them are to be presented according to the order accustomed of others formerly in like office: which after the note of Iohn Blanke, late Vice-consull of Tripolis for the French, deliuered you heerewith, is very much: and therefore, if thereof you can saue any thing, I pray you doe it, as I doubt not but you will.
And, in verity, I to have seen the thing, likewise; but to have set it to the madness of longing of my heart and to that desperate and dreadful pain which did make me to be crazed and lost from all sane thinking.
It is some craze he has suddenly taken.
So can titles, honours, ambition, make many brave, but unfortunate matches of all sides for by-respects, (though both crazed in body and mind, most unwilling, averse, and often unfit,) so love is banished, and we feel the smart of it in the end.
"The craze of notoriety, sir," he replied sadly. "
"The words were written by a little French girl who used to skate down here last winter, when the craze was on.
He had been guilty, not on account of money nor treason, but crazed by a woman.
He was a victim to the craze for philanthropy.
The very appetite is body; and when we ourselves are most fools, and crazed, then are we most eager in these pursuits.
The photography craze is in full swing.
The tone of moral feeling was lowered everywhere, for the nations were crazed with the hope of sudden accumulations.
Discuss the "piecing habit," the "sweetmeat craze," irregularity of meals, and the "hurrying habit," as applied to disorders of the stomach.
The severe mental discipline which I had forced upon myself, the long striving to subdue the strongest feelings of a man's heart, together with my real heart-grief at my mother's death, were enough, certainly, to craze any one.
He talked of the polo-craze, with which it seemed Piers was badly bitten, and commented on his splendid horsemanship.
Some consist of a noun and a participle which might be reversed with a preposition between them; as, church-going, care-crazed, travel-soiled, blood-bespotted, dew-sprinkled. (
One day, crazed, she sent For Max.
In his matter also Thackeray is realistic, reflecting not the pride and pomp of war, which are largely delusions, but its brutality and barbarism, which are all too real; painting generals and leaders, not as the newspaper heroes to whom we are accustomed, but as moved by intrigues, petty jealousies, and selfish ambitions; showing us the great Duke of Marlborough not as the military hero, the idol of war-crazed multitudes, but as without personal honor, and governed by despicable avarice.
36), ut putatur, solam vitiatam habent phantasiam; they do no such wonders at all, only their brains are crazed. "
The boys are forming themselves into companies also; they have two or three companies and drums which at some times are enough to craze one.
For the idea compare 'brize-stung' (= crazed).
c. The paper money craze of 1785 and 1786.
So they sought a purchaser for the Mazarin; they found one in the empress of Russia, who had a craze for precious stones, and who, at her death, left this remarkable collection to her favourite son, who had inherited her passion.
"You think that I am crazed," he cried, "and, by the eternal, you are enough to make me so!
They click upon themselves As the breeze rises, and turn many-colored As the stir cracks and crazes their enamel.
Have her appear like an adventuress, drawing Rafael on, tearing him from his mother's arms after crazing him with love?
"I wish to goodness Anne hadn't this craze for farming," he said. "
Art!--you--you--you!--" crazed with jealous fury, he pointed at her with his yellow, shaking, skeleton fingers; and struggled to raise his voice above that rasping whisper until the cords of his scrawny neck stood out and his face was distorted with the strain of his effort--"You!