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.
Ah, my arms are really benumbed
. I have been pressing my elbows on the arms of my chair, and dreaming that I was standing on the bridge in front of Dorlcote Mill, as it looked one February afternoon many years ago.
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.
"Can something bad have happened to me?" 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!
I am quite benumbed
; for the Notch is just like the pipe of a great pair of bellows; it has blown a terrible blast in my face all the way from Bartlett."