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    In moments of lucidity

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    In moments of lucidity, George would talk for a few minutes about his childhood and then he would lapse into a long silence.

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    #2

    Re: In moments of lucidity

    Did he also lapse into silence in his usual non-lucid state?
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    #3

    Re: In moments of lucidity

    Honestly, I didn't think about that, but I can imagine that George was mostly silent in his non-lucid state.

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    #4

    Re: In moments of lucidity

    Your sentence is fine.

    Lucidity is measured not by speech but by comprehension of what's going on. Someone can be perfectly lucid and not say a word.
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    #5

    Re: In moments of lucidity

    lucid 2. characterized by by clear perception or understanding: rational or sane: a lucid moment in his madness
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    #6

    Re: In moments of lucidity

    It works for me as it stands.

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