brain-sickness love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Disorder of the brain; insanity.


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  • The labors of a lifetime were concentrated on a few dazzling results: the long tedium of the means, the painful training, the hard mathematical preparation, the brain-sickness and heart-sickness of these years of solitude were quietly ignored.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 49, November, 1861

  • It was all sheer brain-sickness, and lack of sleep, but at the moment it was horribly real.

    The Great Amulet


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