Definition of Madding:
- "A Cotswold Village", J. Arthur Gibbs.
At the end of the first act he has the following simile upon sedition: Sedition, thou art up; and, in the ferment, To what may not the madding populace, Gathered together for they scarce know what, Now loud proclaiming their late, whisper'd grief, Be wrought at length?- "The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V.", Theophilus Cibber.
- "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.