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Definitions of Madmen

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Usage examples for Madmen

  1. A band of madmen had struck the end of the line at Leavit's Creek and had destroyed the half- finished bridge. – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  2. It's madmen like you who have made telepaths hated and feared by the Normals. – The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  3. It made no sense, it was the gesture of fools in love with death or of madmen battling their own futility; but every officer there shouted, " Right!" – The Giants From Outer Space by Geoff St. Reynard
  4. Then they escaped in various ways to the forest and scrub, running like madmen across the little bit of open, and firing at us directly they reached shelter where the cavalry could not come. – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  5. " The East had few great men," says Milman, " many madmen; the West, madmen enough, but still very many, many great men." – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  6. A stiff breeze may set in from the north, the Rochefort squadron will be taken, and the Minister will be the most holy of men: if it comes from some other point, Ireland is gone; we curse ourselves as a set of monastic madmen, and call out for the unavailing satisfaction of Mr. Perceval's head. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  7. He followed me everywhere, and loved me with that absurd and touching constancy of which dogs and madmen alone are capable. – Great Violinists And Pianists by George T. Ferris
  8. It is a pity, John, that the poor fellow is not taken and shut up in some place where madmen are kept. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty
  9. It fell in the gutter, under a lamp- post, and full in view, and at once the two madmen below splashed the street around it with bullets. – The Lost House by Richard Harding Davis
  10. Even the fancies of madmen are real at the time. – A Short History of Greek Philosophy by John Marshall
  11. It was like the ride of madmen, and more than once they had both hung on to their seats in something which was almost terror. – The Box with the Broken Seals by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  12. Mrs. Low was deeply affected, declaring her opinion very strongly as to the horrible condition of things, when madmen could go about with pistols, and without anybody to take care against them. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  13. I made no attempt to argue with him- one wastes time arguing with madmen- but if this man could believe that, the transformation of a coach- and- four into a cabbage wagon was a small matter indeed. – He Walked Around the Horses by Henry Beam Piper
  14. He is called Grand Admiral, he is dressed in silk, and the English run after him like madmen. – A Brief History of the United States by John Bach McMaster
  15. Mrs. Mel was heard by the Countess to say: 'Her ladyship does not know how to treat madmen. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  16. Such abnormal individuals are sometimes regarded as madmen and sometimes as men of genius. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  17. Night after night he wandered on the terraces of the palace, watching the red moon wane white, companioned only by his dreams, those waking dreams that poets and madmen share, that Pallas had him in her charge, that Psyche was amorous of his eyes. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  18. " You are madmen, who would fain take Heaven by storm," she answered gaily. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  19. We are mad if we arrive like madmen. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
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