Of course the air round an Indian village is full of all kinds of smells, and to any creature who does nearly all his thinking through his nose, smells are as maddening
as music and drugs are to human beings.
Whereupon she flung one arm round my neck, leaned her temple against my shoulder and began to sob; but that I could only guess from her slight, convulsive movements because in our relative positions I could only see the mass of her tawny hair brushed back, yet with a halo of escaped hair which as I bent my head over her tickled my lips, my cheek, in a maddening
It was then, however, that the Prince Prospero, maddening
with rage and the shame of his own momentary cowardice, rushed hurriedly through the six chambers, while none followed him on account of a deadly terror that had seized upon all.
The intervals of silence grew progressively longer; the delays became maddening
No one knows a word of the matter, but you can imagine how maddening
it must be to him to be upbraided for not doing what he would give his very eyes to do, but what he knows to be absolutely impossible.