The second stroke of the blade pierced far into the beast's spine, and with a last convulsive
sweep of the fore-paws, in a vain attempt to reach his tormentor, Numa sprawled upon the ground, paralyzed and dying.
He appeared to have the convulsive
strength of a man in an epileptic fit.
At this moment Danglars, who had been incessantly observing every change in Fernand's look and manner, saw him stagger and fall back, with an almost convulsive spasm, against a seat placed near one of the open windows.
"Hope!" faintly murmured Fernand, but the word seemed to die away on his pale agitated lips, and a convulsive spasm passed over his countenance.
"I'll send him where he belongs,--a short way, too,--one of these nights, if they burn me alive for it!" A wild, long laugh rang through the deserted room, and ended in a hysteric sob; she threw herself on the floor, in convulsive
sobbing and struggles.
The operation was performed amidst the fiercest yells and the most convulsive
The moans of the little patient subsided; its convulsive
tossings gradually ceased; and in a few moments, as is the custom of young children after relief from pain, it sank into a profound and dewy slumber.
Which side he was on, I couldn't make out, for he seemed to me to be grinding the whole place in a mill; I only know that when I stole out on tiptoe, he was not on the side of the bench; for, he was making the legs of the old gentleman who presided, quite convulsive
under the table, by his denunciations of his conduct as the representative of British law and justice in that chair that day.
He sprang to it, and then paused, and laid his hand upon his heart: I could hear his teeth grate with the convulsive
action of his jaws; and his face was so ghastly to see that I grew alarmed both for his life and reason.
The line fell slowly forward like a toppling wall, and, with a convulsive
gasp that was intended for a cheer, the regiment began its journey.
After this brief reply ensued a long interval of silence, broken only by the convulsive
beating of the heel of the young man on the floor.
The archdeacon, as though roused with a start, withheld his arm with convulsive
Data were included for 49 seizures with and without ictal central apnea (ICA) and 27 generalized convulsive
seizures (GCS) with and without postconvulsive central apnea (PCCA).
in children and elderly adults, but it can occur almost at any age in the form of prolonged seizures.1,2 There are multiple conditions in which status epilepticus can present in children, infections, hypoxia, head trauma, cerebral malformations and patients with previously established epilepsy.3 The major predictor of outcomes following convulsive
status epilepticus is etiology.4 Incidence of status epilepticus in children is reported to be 18 per 100000 per annum.5
Now we look set for another one just as convulsive