1 Now slowly it began to assert itself in a spread of fear, almost paralysis.
2 But the paralysis, the bruise of the too-great shock, was gradually spreading in his affective self.
3 It's only muscular paralysis with Sir Clifford--it doesn't affect him, said Connie, lying as naturally as breathing.
4 We put him to bed; but the paralysis has spread, he has shown no sign of returning consciousness, and I think that we shall hardly find him alive.
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5 Melanie seemed in a paralysis of terror and only stared into his face.
6 Del Snafflin's orchestra of piano, violin, and cornet began to tune up and every one behind the magic line of the proscenic arch was frightened into paralysis.
7 She lay in a sort of paralysis, indifferent to the objects which crowded before her sight, and happily unconscious of suffering.
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8 For myself, I felt a sort of paralysis of fear.
9 Every night as I gazed up at the window I said softly to myself the word paralysis.
10 But then I remembered that it had died of paralysis and I felt that I too was smiling feebly as if to absolve the simoniac of his sin.
11 Faria sat up to receive him, avoiding all gestures in order that he might conceal from the governor the paralysis that had already half stricken him with death.
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12 You know poisons become remedies in certain diseases, of which paralysis is one.
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13 I became stupefied, several times I felt myself perspiring, I was overcome by a sort of paralysis; but this was pleasant and good for me.
14 For three weeks the old prince lay stricken by paralysis in the new house Prince Andrew had built at Bogucharovo, ever in the same state, getting neither better nor worse.
15 It leads some of the best of the critics to unfortunate silence and paralysis of effort, and others to burst into speech so passionately and intemperately as to lose listeners.