It seems to me that life is no life, but living death, without that freedom!
Accursed be the power that could doom a woman to a living death!
Condemn me not to the living death of a convent—away from him.
Hundreds of these were sent to the living death in the hulks.
It was a living death indeed, for hope of escape there was none.
Fifteen years of a living death to terminate in a tea-party!
He was to breathe, indeed, for fifteen years more, but only in a sort of living death.
He is a leper, and his sentence is that of a living death in a strange land.
To be forever exiled from Constantinople would be a living death.
But to stay where he was, and endure this living death all night—was that better?