in a daze

in a daze

In a preoccupied, disconnected, or unfocused state of mind. I was in a daze leaving the doctor's office, unable to come to grips with the diagnosis she had just given me. The actor says he has been in a daze following the overwhelming positive reaction to his latest film.
References in classic literature ?
Still in a daze, Daylight made to his hotel, accomplished his dinner, and prepared for bed.
The simple things are done with such aplomb that you can ignore a lyric as groundbreaking as "I'm in a daze" and just jump aboard.