This woman could bring me to the brink of insanity.
It was a time of plots and counterplots, when England seemed on the brink of another civil war.
His whole life on the brink of destruction if it were recognized what he was doing.
The States of the Church, like France, were on the brink of bankruptcy.
His head slammed against something hard and he lay there, momentarily stunned to the brink of unconsciousness before turning slowly to his side and opening his eyes.