Or, they could distort the contents of the bill and attack anyone who disagreed with them as a legal Luddite and hysteric.
In short, he was still perfectly maintaining that biblical "is he a prophet, is he a hysteric" look.
More than once the choice was precipitately abandoned at the last moment and another card snatched at hysteric haphazard.
Miss Corelli's force is hysteric, but it is sometimes very real.
Gertrude bending over me in hysteric screams—so they told me afterwards.
In hysteric inversions of motion is some other part too much stimulated?
She ended by a great fit of hysteric weeping that lasted half the night.
"Git down there, you hysteric son of a gun," he said to the horse.
He still sat facing the bewildered lawyer, one moment sobbing convulsively, the next yelping with hysteric laughter.
It was succeeded by a quick, hysteric laugh, and then a dead silence.
hysteric hys·ter·ic (hĭ-stěr'ĭk)
A person suffering from hysteria.
hysterics A fit of uncontrollable laughing or crying.