The western hills rose closer now though weirdly unreal as they seemed to dance in the sunlight as though mocking him with their nearness at the moment that exhaustion
was about to render them forever unattainable.
They fought on, through exhaustion
and beyond, to exhaustion
immeasurable and inconceivable, until the crowd of brutes, its blood-lust sated, terrified by what it saw, begged them impartially to cease.
There are two causes for those signs of exhaustion
which have surprised my medical attendant--and the names of them are--Anxiety and Suspense.
The poor lady wavered backwards and forwards between a sort of sleepy exhaustion
, which was half faintness and half slumbering, and attacks of fever which brought with them more or less of wandering in her mind.
He had reached that stage of exhaustion
when he could not stop talking.
Rosamond had been prepared for Will's visit, and she received him with a languid coldness which Lydgate accounted for by her nervous exhaustion
, of which he could not suppose that it had any relation to Will.
And Jerry, thirsting for water, having whimpered and wailed himself to exhaustion
, lying helpless, leg-tied, on his side, saw the floating world he had known so short a time go up in flame and smoke.
At meal-times all fell to work upon the dishes peculiar to the Southern States, and consumed with an appetite that threatened speedy exhaustion
of the victualing powers of Florida, fricasseed frogs, stuffed monkey, fish chowder, underdone
Maud and I worked from dawn till dark, to the limit of our strength, so that when night came we crawled stiffly to bed and slept the animal-like sleep exhaustion
. And yet Maud declared that she had never felt better or stronger in her life.
When she had paid the fare for the last coach, she had only a shilling; and as she got down at the sign of the Green Man in Windsor at twelve o'clock in the middle of the seventh day, hungry and faint, the coachman came up, and begged her to "remember him." She put her hand in her pocket and took out the shilling, but the tears came with the sense of exhaustion
and the thought that she was giving away her last means of getting food, which she really required before she could go in search of Arthur.
Clare then lay down on the ground alongside, when he immediately fell into the deep dead slumber of exhaustion
, and remained motionless as a log.
I dripped with sweat, but I never ceased from my stride, though I could feel exhaustion