As a promising way of setting them right, half of the half-dozen had become members of a fantastic sect of Convulsionists, and were even then considering within themselves whether they should foam, rage, roar, and turn cataleptic
on the spot--thereby setting up a highly intelligible finger-post to the Future, for Monseigneur's guidance.
It was at this point in their history that Silas's cataleptic
fit occurred during the prayer-meeting; and amidst the various queries and expressions of interest addressed to him by his fellow-members, William's suggestion alone jarred with the general sympathy towards a brother thus singled out for special dealings.
He has been for some years a victim to cataleptic attacks, on which, as is well known, Dr.
Might the whole story of the cataleptic Russian and his son be a concoction of Dr.
Finally, becoming cataleptic
, she has to be carried up the narrow staircase like a grand piano.
He thought her insensibility was caused by a sort of cataleptic
He thumps his chest in anger, and roars and quivers with cataleptic
The waiter, after standing for some seconds rigid, like a cataleptic
, turned round and ran madly out of the room.
s Aunt, who had been sitting upright in a cataleptic
state since her last public remark.
Whereas then Lebanon was a rare country at war in a region characterized by cataleptic
stability, today it seems to be a country that, for all its trials and the proximity of chaos, yet has avoided the worst.
Initially only women, particularly royalty, danced the Singkil, which serves as either a cognisant or cataleptic
advert to impending suitors.
Being vice president is comparable to "a man in a cataleptic
fit; he cannot speak; he cannot move; he suffers no pain; he is perfectly conscious of all that goes on but has no part in it.