The spice, chiefly noted for its geriatric qualities, is mildly addictive when taken in small quantities, severely addictive when imbibed in quantities above two grams daily per seventy kilos of body weight.
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I declined the snort, not out of any real reticence but because in those days I imbibed only cheap American beer.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Moreover, slaves are like other people, and imbibe prejudices quite common to others.
Frederick Douglass -- The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass