frenzy (n.) Old form(s): frenzie
distraction, agitation, delirium
KJ IV.ii.122[Messenger to King John] The Lady Constance in a frenzy died
Luc.1675[of Collatine] his untimely frenzy [she] thus awaketh
Tit IV.i.17[Young Lucius to Marcus, of why Lavinia is following him] I know not ... / Unless some fit or frenzy do possess her
Tit IV.iv.12[Saturninus to all, of Titus] Shall we be thus afflicted in his wreaks, / His fits, his frenzy
TN V.i.278[Olivia to Orsino, of Malvolio] A most extracting frenzy of mine own / From my remembrance clearly banished his
TS induction.2.131[Lord to Sly] melancholy is the nurse of frenzy
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