Rage and phrensy will pull down more in half an hour than prudence, deliberation, and foresight can build up in a hundred years.
The announcement of this entirely unparalleled and intolerable requisition threw the whole city into a phrensy of desperation.
This accident has cut off our last hope of reconciliation, and a phrensy of revenge seems to have seized all ranks of people.
It is well known, that theatrical parties distracted the Roman citizens, and rose almost to phrensy.
It is thought that his wife Cæsonia administered to him a love-potion, which threw him into a phrensy.
When forced to speak, his comprehension seems better than it was in the first moments after his phrensy went off.
Pyrrhus was, of course, excited to the highest pitch of phrensy at hearing what had occurred.
Antony ran through the city, crying out that he was betrayed, and in a phrensy of rage sought the palace.
It was just the appeal to rouse such hearts to a phrensy of enthusiasm.
If they fall into a momentary repose from the effects of exhaustion, that repose prepares them for a fresh state of phrensy.