Slowly the numbness wore off and shame brought tears to her eyes.
Every muscle complained so painfully that she wished the numbness would return.
Belated, and not innocently, one bitter winter's midnight, on the road running between two country towns, the blacksmith half-stupidly felt the deadly numbness stealing over him, and sought refuge in a leaning, dilapidated barn.
There was a pinch and numbness as his fangs sank into her neck.
And yet the numbness hung over her like a thick fog.
When put to the lip, the juice of the aconite root produces a feeling of numbness and tingling.
Beri-beri is a dietetic deficiency disease which manifests itself by cardiac weakness with shortness of breath, swelling of the legs and peripheral neuritis with numbness of the limbs and weakness.
The specially painful points are about the knee and ankle joints; besides which a feeling of numbness is experienced throughout the whole limb.
Some have such a vast appetite for the former commodity, that is, the news, and such sound digestive organs, that they can sit forever in public avenues without stirring, and let it simmer and whisper through them like the Etesian winds, or as if inhaling ether, it only producing numbness and insensibility to pain--otherwise it would often be painful to bear--without affecting the consciousness.
That numbness was gone and the pain was now a conscious throb.