I had some trouble in finding an attendant for her, as it was necessary to select one on whose fidelity dependence could be placed; for her ravings
would inevitably betray my secret: besides, she had lucid intervals of days--sometimes weeks--which she filled up with abuse of me.
Thou canst not fly,'' said the Preceptor; ``thy ravings
have excited suspicion, and thou wilt not be permitted to leave the Preceptory.
Or are they the inflammatory ravings
of incendiaries or distempered enthusiasts?
He has had some fearful shock, so says our doctor, and in his delirium his ravings
have been dreadful, of wolves and poison and blood, of ghosts and demons, and I fear to say of what.
His comrades endeavored to divert his mind and to draw him into rational conversation, but he only became the more exasperated, uttering wild and incoherent ravings
As Mowgli told Kaa, he had many little thorns under his tongue, and slowly and deliberately he drove the dholes from silence to growls, from growls to yells, and from yells to hoarse slavery ravings
Sometimes he used to come on me unawares and then I had to sit still and listen to his miserable ravings
, because he would catch me round the waist and hold me very tight.
They looked more secular and critical as then listened to the ravings
of the old black man with a cloth round his loins cursing with vehement gesture by a camp-fire in the desert.
For the most part the young giant's ravings
were inarticulate, but now and then Virginia heard her name linked with words of reverence and worship.
To escape as far as possible from the mad ravings
of the fever-stricken Russian, Jane Porter had descended from the shelter to the foot of the tree--she dared not venture farther.
Nor would you, or, rather, should you, accept the ravings
and writhings and agonized contortions of those two lunatics to-night as a convincing portrayal of love.
This, Daughtry got from him, and nothing else did he get save maunderings and ravings
about the heat of the longboat and the treasure a fathom deep under the sand.