Its owners head fell, severed by the guillotine, and his folie became national property.
The French had coined a name for the distemper and called it folie d'Afrique.
They brand our gifts with fancy scientific names, such as Megalomania, Paranoia, folie des grandeurs.
In addition, she suffered from echolalia, echokinesis, and folie du doute.
Among the serious results of faulty mental habit must be included also the doubting folly (folie du doute).
One folie Tristan was composed in England in the last years of the 12th century.
This 'folie des nombres,' against which (p. 004) certain French Authorities have warned us, is a very stern reality.
Dr. Johnson, who was a sufferer from folie du doute, had to touch every post he passed.
Some of them went into the folie Wood nearby and met seven German officers strolling about the glades, as though no war was on.
Of the two terms (folie circulaire and manic-depressive insanity) the latter is the more correct.