Usage examples for lunatic

  1. While they were away a man, who afterward turned out to be a lunatic, came along, and as we ran from the car, he got into it." – Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School by Margaret Penrose
  2. I am endeavouring to explain that my cousin and the gentleman left in a very remarkable manner by means of a Magic Carpet, which-" " Excuse me, sir," said the Inspector, getting up from his seat and showing me the door, " it strikes me that it's a lunatic asylum you want and not a Police Station. – The Mysterious Shin Shira by George Edward Farrow
  3. " You're about as logical as a lunatic-" " Tell Whitaker, do," begged Kenny. – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  4. She looks as though she may have just been released from some lunatic asylum. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  5. He has his ideas about staying under a mistress of the household; and therefore, not to contest it- he is a man of no argument; a sort of lunatic determination takes the place of it with old Vernon! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Mademoiselle thought now that he was not only a burglar, but a lunatic. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  7. Into a lunatic asylum! – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  8. But I'm not a lunatic or a wild beast. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  9. Be silent and go quietly, or you'll be a raving lunatic in five minutes. – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes
  10. From that time we always saw the lunatic and the bent shepherd together. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  11. When Seraphine perceived that Mathieu was gazing at her, as in a nightmare, moved by the shuddering silence of that death- watch, she once more grinned like a lunatic, and said: " He is dead, we were all there!" – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  12. I have found that he's a lunatic when he's ugly- and there's no telling how far a grudge will drive a man in the big woods. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  13. Something better than talking back to a lunatic! – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  14. Next thing I knew, some lunatic was yelling around camp about 'starbolin's, ' and 'turning out. – Woodcraft by George W. Sears
  15. Stark, staring crazy- raving like a lunatic at full moon! – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  16. And if old Wayne says a word, arrest him as a lunatic. – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  17. All these fools ought to be sent to a lunatic asylum. – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  18. The only way to treat such a person, he continued, is to treat him as a lunatic. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. " He must have been a lunatic," Isabel kindly inferred. – From the Car Behind by Eleanor M. Ingram