And in the middle of the room stood table, on which, besides printed volumes, were strewn manuscript sermons, historical tracts, and political pamphlets, all written in such a queer, blind, crabbed, fantastical hand, that a writing-master would have gone raving mad
at the sight of them.
At first, they were a mere storm of coarse red caps and coarse woollen rags; but, as they filled the place, and stopped to dance about Lucie, some ghastly apparition of a dance-figure gone raving mad
arose among them.
cried Sikes, seizing her roughly by the arm, 'If I don't think the gal's stark raving mad
They take two days get drunk, then get devils, four - raving mad
He is mad, stark, raving mad
, and it's no use my trying to stop him.
This being resolved upon, Miss Petowker was entreated to begin the Blood-Drinker's Burial; to which end, that young lady let down her back hair, and taking up her position at the other end of the room, with the bachelor friend posted in a corner, to rush out at the cue 'in death expire,' and catch her in his arms when she died raving mad
, went through the performance with extraordinary spirit, and to the great terror of the little Kenwigses, who were all but frightened into fits.
Reverend sir," cried Angus, standing still, "are you raving mad
, or am I?
Jove, moreover, has sent his lightnings on their right; Hector, in all his glory, rages like a maniac; confident that Jove is with him he fears neither god nor man, but is gone raving mad
, and prays for the approach of day.
Or perhaps, just perhaps, I have already gone stark raving mad
The Labour Party hierarchy must have been stark, raving mad
to open up the franchise to anyone prepared to cough up PS3 and indicate that they support the aims and aspirations of the party.
But I do not regret that choice I made the day I fell, raving mad
with horror, to the floor of the oculist's office.
And that is why Sterling and his advisers would be raving mad
to even contemplate not having another couple of seasons under Rodgers .