1 I am seized with a terrible, perhaps mortal illness; I can feel that the paroxysm is fast approaching.
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2 And then, falling upon the chair nearest the door, she burst into a paroxysm of sobs.
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3 Beauchamp, who had watched with sincere pity the young man's paroxysm of grief, approached him.
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4 Villefort rose, half ashamed of being surprised in such a paroxysm of grief.
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5 And, in her first paroxysm of terror, she had raised herself from the sofa, in the next, stronger very likely than the other, she fell down again on the cushions.
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6 Then suddenly he slapped his thigh in a paroxysm of amusement.
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7 Hilda became more angry at every reply, angry as her mother used to be, in a kind of paroxysm.
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8 In a paroxysm of fear, the boy closed the book, and thrust it from him.
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9 To hear a hound upon the moor would not work a hard man like this convict into such a paroxysm of terror that he would risk recapture by screaming wildly for help.
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10 All the demoniacal force of the man masked behind that listless manner burst out in a paroxysm of energy.
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11 I never saw a lunatic in such a paroxysm of rage before; and I hope I shall not again.
12 The attendant tells me that his screams whilst in the paroxysm were really appalling; I found my hands full when I got in, attending to some of the other patients who were frightened by him.
13 The child, hearing its mother's voice, broke out into a paroxysm of sobbing.
14 He listened while the paroxysm of the child's sobbing grew less and less; and tears of remorse started to his eyes.
15 As soon as this volume began to circulate, Mr. Wopsle's great-aunt fell into a state of coma, arising either from sleep or a rheumatic paroxysm.
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