Even when we finally retired for the night, the inevitable Miss Gryce was still my companion: we had only a short end of candle in our candlestick, and I dreaded lest she should talk till it was all burnt out; fortunately, however, the heavy supper she had eaten produced a soporific effect: she was already snoring before I had finished undressing.
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Her lecture put the whole class in a soporific daze.
I was determined to eat only such things as could not possibly have anything soporific introduced into them.