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lethargy
 n.  inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  Becky roused up from her lethargy of distress and showed good interest in the proceedings.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
2  A cry more prolonged than the others and ending in a series of groans effectually roused me from my drowsy lethargy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
3  The latter did not appear to arouse from his lethargy; in fact, he did not notice the offered hand.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.
4  She would, indeed, have found it impossible to repeat what had been said the last few minutes, when suddenly Madame Danglars' hand, pressed on her arm, aroused her from her lethargy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 93. Valentine.
5  While announcing his departure, the count fixed his eyes on Morrel, and remarked that the words, "I shall have left this country," had failed to rouse him from his lethargy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
6  I think that the digression of my thoughts must have done me good, for when I got back to bed I found a lethargy creeping over me.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
7  I would have got out to make certain on the point, but some leaden lethargy seemed to chain my limbs and even my will.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  The lethargy grows upon her, and though she seems strong and well, and is getting back some of her colour, Van Helsing and I are not satisfied.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
9  About noon she got into a sort of lethargy which we did not like; although we kept silence to the others, we were neither of us happy about it.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
10  What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
11  She generally lies in a kind of lethargy all the afternoon, and wakes up about six or seven.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  Mr. St. John came but once: he looked at me, and said my state of lethargy was the result of reaction from excessive and protracted fatigue.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
13  That proposal, unexpectedly, roused Linton from his lethargy, and threw him into a strange state of agitation.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
14  Again, however, his active spirit shook off the lethargy which springs from despair.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
15  He entered with a weariness and lethargy which was even more painful than his violence of the morning before, and he dropped heavily into the armchair which I pushed forward for him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
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