1 The physician was at first inclined to ascribe this sudden and violent emotion to the effects of insanity; and, adhering to his original purpose, began once again to handle his implements.
2 The individual asserts himself in his disconnected insanity in these two modes: money and love.
3 His love was a sort of insanity.
4 Like many insane people, his insanity might be measured by the things he was not aware of the great desert tracts in his consciousness.
5 But she had that queer sort of bossiness, endless assertion of her own will, which is one of the signs of insanity in modern woman.
6 A kind of terror filled her sometimes, a terror of the incipient insanity of the whole civilized species.
7 His very intensity and acumen in the affairs of the pits seemed like a manifestation of madness to her, his very inspirations were the inspirations of insanity.
8 This state of falsity had now brought on that crisis of falsity and dislocation, hysteria, which is a form of insanity.
9 He behaved perfectly politely during the meal and kept a polite sort of conversation going: but it seemed all touched with insanity.
10 To think of him as Miss Crawford might be justified in thinking, would in her be insanity.
11 It was all the purest insanity.
12 If she had made the great sacrifice, at least she expected gratitude and recognition, Vida raged, while her conscious schoolroom mind fussily begged her to control this insanity.
13 They engaged him; but straightway upon the ship's getting out of sight of land, his insanity broke out in a freshet.
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14 There was a gleam of something akin to insanity in her full, intense eyes.
15 This influence had become more harassing and decided, since partial insanity had given a strange, weird, unsettled cast to all her words and language.