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opium
used in Oliver Twist

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an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy
  • On being excluded, the old ladies changed their tone, and cried through the keyhole that old Sally was drunk; which, indeed, was not unlikely; since, in addition to a moderate dose of opium prescribed by the apothecary, she was labouring under the effects of a final taste of gin-and-water which had been privily administered, in the openness of their hearts, by the worthy old ladies themselves.
    Chapter 24 — Treats on a Very Poor Subject. But is a Short One, and.... (68% in)

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