1 His father's whistle, his mother's mutterings, the screech of an unseen maniac were to him now so many voices offending and threatening to humble the pride of his youth.
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2 The man is an undeveloped homicidal maniac.
3 My homicidal maniac is of a peculiar kind.
4 The maniac bellowed: she parted her shaggy locks from her visage, and gazed wildly at her visitors.
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5 You may take the maniac with you to England; confine her with due attendance and precautions at Thornfield: then travel yourself to what clime you will, and form what new tie you like.
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6 In a swirl of flakes which scratched at their eyes like a maniac darkness, he unbuckled the harness.
7 In the cell next to him was a drunken wife-beater and in the one beyond a yelling maniac.
8 The doctor most kindly took charge of me, and it was well he did so, for I had a fit in the station, and before we reached home I was practically a raving maniac.
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9 Yes, my dear Monsieur Pierre, I owe you a fine votive candle for saving me from that maniac.
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10 She traversed her chamber with the excitement of a furious maniac or of a tigress shut up in an iron cage.
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11 An officer on a bounding horse made maniacal motions with his arms.
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12 And it was getting worse, really maniacal.
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13 All these young, maniacal, puny, merry incoherences lived in harmony together, and the result was an eccentric and agreeable being whom his comrades, who were prodigal of winged consonants, called Jolllly.
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14 And always in their swift and deadly rushes to and fro the men screamed and yelled like maniacs.
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