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opium
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The Death of Ivan Ilych
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  • He was given opium and hypodermic injections of morphine, but this did not relieve him.
  • He was given a large dose of opium and became unconscious, but at noon his sufferings began again.
  • Take some opium.
  • The doctor went into the drawing room and told Praskovya Fedorovna that the case was very serious and that the only resource left was opium to allay her husband’s sufferings, which must be terrible.

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  • Sometimes it looked like a French bordello, or a Victorian opium den, or the inside of a spaceship.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • There was relief all around, but soon the thread had been overtaken by a multi-participant debate about the efficacy of that war, U.S. foreign policy in general, whether or not we won in Vietnam or Grenada or even WWI, and the ability of the Afghans to self-govern, and the opium trade financing the insurgents, and the possibility of legalization of any and all illicit drugs in America and Europe.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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