Sentence Examples with the word feverishly

The Athenians, irritated by the support which Artaxerxes had lately given to the revolt of their allies, and excited by rumours of his hostile preparations, were feverishly eager for a war with Persia.

Only his eyes gleamed feverishly and his thoughts followed one another with extraordinary clearness and rapidity.

Her head moved from side to side from habit, but her eyes, feverishly wide, looked fixedly before her.

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His devotion to Protestantism made him feverishly alive to the perils which threatened the Reformation; and he took an alarmist view of every situation.

For even when coming into slight contact with the outer, vapoury shreds of the jet, which will often happen, your skin will feverishly smart, from the acridness of the thing so touching it.

The broken old man became feverishly anxious to propitiate offended Heaven, and save himself another Blenheim or Malplaquet, by exterminating the enemies of the Church.

His eyes glittered feverishly while he tried to prove to Pierre that in his actions there was no desire to do good to his neighbor.

We would then work feverishly on them for months before selling them for slightly less than we had paid.

He paced up and down a few times in silence, but his eyes glittered feverishly and his lips quivered as he began speaking.

The little old man with the half-closed eyes was there greedily gnawing a mutton bone, and the general who had served blamelessly for twenty-two years, flushed by a glass of vodka and the dinner; and the staff officer with the signet ring, and Zherkov, uneasily glancing at them all, and Prince Andrew, pale, with compressed lips and feverishly glittering eyes.