There he sat quite benumbed
and motionless; one would have imagined he was frozen to death.
In the snowy wastes near the summit they came upon five bodies, lying upon their sides in a reposeful attitude which suggested that possibly they had fallen asleep there, while exhausted with fatigue and hunger and benumbed
with cold, and never knew when death stole upon them.
And now once more lieth the lead of his guilt upon him, and once more is his weak reason so benumbed
, so paralysed, and so dull.
He heard no sound, for his normal faculties seemed benumbed
They were so chilled and benumbed
by the cold, however, that they lost all heart, and absolutely refused.
he wondered as he got up: and at that moment he felt that something superfluous was hanging on his benumbed
But this needed some apology--with a feeble attempt at a laugh, I said, 'My hands are so benumbed
with the cold that I can scarcely handle my knife and fork.
When she at length started for home, she was benumbed
with cold, and could hardly make her way against the wind that buffeted the frost-bitten rose most unmercifully.
I ordered it to be repaired, bought some furniture, and took possession, an incident which would doubtless have occasioned some surprise had not all the senses of the cottagers been benumbed
by want and squalid poverty.
After I have heard you myself, when the whole of my right side has been benumbed
, going on with your master about combustion, and calcination, and calorification, and I may say every kind of ation that could drive a poor invalid distracted, to hear you talking in this absurd way about sparks and ashes
Hush, senor," said Sancho, "don't talk that way, but open your eyes, and come and pay your respects to the lady of your thoughts, who is close upon us now;" and with these words he advanced to receive the three village lasses, and dismounting from Dapple, caught hold of one of the asses of the three country girls by the halter, and dropping on both knees on the ground, he said, "Queen and princess and duchess of beauty, may it please your haughtiness and greatness to receive into your favour and good-will your captive knight who stands there turned into marble stone, and quite stupefied and benumbed
at finding himself in your magnificent presence.
We contrived to make the blood circulate in our benumbed
limbs by rubbing them vigorously with our hands; and after performing our ablutions in the stream, and putting on our still wet clothes, we began to think it advisable to break our long fast, it being now twenty-four hours since we had tasted food.