So I was more right than I even knew when I wrote "A Confederacy of madmen" the other day.
Bad guests—a band of seducers, thieves, hapless slobs, and madmen—are thus at the foundation of our literature.
Am I right and is that the way to talk, or has this become a game for madmen and am I one of them?
Only a handful of men had any good to say for him, and that handful were looked upon as madmen by their neighbors.
Then I exhorted my comrades to fly, but, like madmen, they remained on the sea-shore.
The two with him in the car might be madmen, but they showed skill and vigor in their madness.
The Lamas nearer him gesticulated like madmen and urged him on again.
It is very common for madmen to catch an accidental hint, and strain it to the purpose predominant in their minds.
The singing of the birds sounded to his ears like the shriek of madmen.
Did ever one make it a point of honour to speak truth to children or madmen?
ibid., a Moabite town threatened with the sword of the Babylonians (Jer. 48:2).