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.
Jones, who was in a state of desperation at his delay, was almost raving mad
when he brought him his account.
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.
'Cut my limbs off one by one!' cried Sikes, seizing her roughly by the arm, 'If I don't think the gal's stark raving mad
. Get up.'
They take two days get drunk, then get devils, four - raving mad
. They drunk now.
I degenerated into stone; I turned first stupid and senseless, then brutish and thoughtless, and at last raving mad
as any of them were; and, in short, I became as naturally pleased and easy with the place, as if indeed I had been born there.
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.
'Give me some work to do, or I shall go raving mad
I'm afraid our country seems to have gone stark raving mad
. There can be very few people left who don't realise the damage that Brexit has already done to our nation's economy and standing in the world.