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At the mention of the Merrill Horse, Poindexter's countenance took on a demoniac expression.
Others came with demoniac yells, climbing upon the limbers and shooting horses.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
When the Count saw my face, his eyes blazed with a sort of demoniac fury, and he suddenly made a grab at my throat.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
In his “Convulsionaries of Tangier” he has depicted with wild, demoniac energy the religious frenzy of a Turkish sect.
But the arrival of the dark rider brought the demoniac singing to an end.
Koo Faya, the Martian, was there, working with demoniac haste over switches and dials.
The Indian seemed to understand him, and held his hand out for the money, while a demoniac smile played on his dark lips.
WILD WESTERN SCENESJOHN BEAUCHAMP JONES
Alleyne thought of what he had read of demoniac possession—the jumpings, the twitchings, the wild talk.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
He threw himself on the ground, and rolled about like a demoniac, uttering horrible wild groans.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
Wild and demoniac yells, death-shouts, and cries of triumph mingled with the terrible uproar.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER

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