Examples from the Web for dead-and-alive
Even this dead-and-alive hole might be made entertaining if we put our shoulders to the wheel.Banked Fires|E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
This dead-and-alive, body-and-soul mixture which passes for a well-disciplined human being is loathsome to me.Robert Orange|John Oliver Hobbes
It is the only thing that moves us out of our cowardly lethargy of dead-and-alive egotism.The Brimming Cup|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
And here was this dead-and-alive Percy Lunt, saying she never thought!
All these dead-and-alive faces have an irresistible ascendency over me, and I myself become also as one dead.A Russian Proprietor|Lyof N. Tolstoi