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  • People having fits of apoplexy was a very common plot device in classic literature. Today, it’s more commonly known as a stroke, which just doesn’t sound as romantic.
  • The controversial comedian's set was rude enough to cause apoplexy among the more conservative audience members.  
  • Unfortunately, on the 1st of May, an attack of apoplexy cut short the life of this pope, who seemed peculiarly adapted for the reformation of the Church.
  • But he was not destined to see its success, being fatally struck with apoplexy at St Germain-en-Laye on September 3rd.
  • But his old rivalry with Nordin was resumed at the same time, and when the latter defeated a motion of the bishop's in the Estate of Clergy, at the diet of Norrkoping, Wallqvist from sheer vexation had a stroke of apoplexy and died the same day (30th of April 1800).
 

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