1 The other women were simply silly and hysterical with their talk of patriotism and the Cause, and the men were almost as bad with their talk of vital issues and States' Rights.
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2 With the tide of hysterical gaiety and excitement flooding the city, they rushed into matrimony.
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3 She pushed her way swiftly through the crowds, past the packed, hysterical mob surging in the open space of Five Points, and hurried as fast as she could down the short block toward the depot.
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4 Once, Scarlett, in desperation, started to ride out herself to search for food, but the hysterical outbursts of the whole family fearful of the Yankees made her abandon the plan.
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5 She sounded hysterical to herself; she fancied that to Sam Clark she sounded insane.
6 She longed for her father, that artist at creating hysterical parties.
7 Here the matrons forgot social jealousies, and sat gossiping in gingham; or, in old bathing-suits, surrounded by hysterical children, they paddled for hours.
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8 She sought to be sensible; she elaborately explained to herself that it was hysterical to condemn Gopher Prairie because it did not foam over the drama.
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9 Fern and she had been hysterical with nonsense, had invented mad parties for all the coming winter.
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10 She was a terrifying-looking person; almost a giantess in height, raw-boned, with iron-grey hair, a face always flushed, and prominent, hysterical eyes.
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11 In some way he depended upon the excitement He could arouse in her hysterical nature.
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12 Madame Lebrun grew a trifle hysterical; Robert called his brother some sharp, hard names.
13 Several times she was quite beside herself and hysterical; and then Jurgis would go half-mad with fright.
14 There came one of those hysterical crises that had so often dismayed him.
15 At this cry a hysterical fear and dismay beset the troops.
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