I would have got out to make certain on the point, but some leaden lethargy
seemed to chain my limbs and even my will.
But at the first words he uttered the comte roused himself from the kind of lethargy
in which he had sunk.
Progress in the valley An Indian cavalier The captain falls into a lethargy
A Nez Perce patriarch Hospitable treatment The bald head Bargaining Value of an old plaid cloak The family horse The cost of an Indian present
In fact Wolfert Webber was one of those worthy Dutch burghers of the Manhattoes whose fortunes have been made, in a manner, in spite of themselves; who have tenaciously held on to their hereditary acres, raising turnips and cabbages about the skirts of the city, hardly able to make both ends meet, until the corporation has cruelly driven streets through their abodes, and they have suddenly awakened out of their lethargy
, and, to their astonishment, found themselves rich men.
In feeling my way I had found many angles, and thus deduced an idea of great irregularity; so potent is the effect of total darkness upon one arousing from lethargy
that comes by right some few score years later.
He entered with a weariness and lethargy
which was even more painful than his violence of the morning before, and he dropped heavily into the armchair which I pushed forward for him.
He had a horror of destroying documents, especially those which were connected with his past cases, and yet it was only once in every year or two that he would muster energy to docket and arrange them; for, as I have mentioned somewhere in these incoherent memoirs, the outbursts of passionate energy when he performed the remarkable feats with which his name is associated were followed by reactions of lethargy
during which he would lie about with his violin and his books, hardly moving save from the sofa to the table.
Woodcourt who could occasionally divert his attention for a few hours at a time and rouse him, even when he sunk into a lethargy
of mind and body that alarmed us greatly, and the returns of which became more frequent as the months went on.
So I forced myself from my lethargy
of despair and grief; and this thought, the sweetest thought of all my life, may or may not have been my unrealized stimulus ere now; it was in very deed my most conscious and perpetual spur henceforth until the end.
But the Genius which according to the old belief stands at the door by which we enter, and gives us the lethe to drink, that we may tell no tales, mixed the cup too strongly, and we cannot shake off the lethargy
now at noonday.
His gaze upon her seemed to arouse her as from a lethargy