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opium
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy
  • Maggie's was a troublous life, and this was the form in which she took her opium.
    1.6 -- Book 1 Chapter 6 -- The Aunts and Uncles Are Coming (56% in)
  • Scorn and cynicism would be my only opium; unless I could fall into some kind of conceited madness, and fancy myself a favorite of Heaven because I am not a favorite with men.
    6.7 -- Book 6 Chapter 7 -- Philip Re-enters (30% in)
  • They had begun the morning with an indifferent salutation, and both had rejoiced in being aloof from each other, like a patient who has actually done without his opium, in spite of former failures in resolution.
    6.9 -- Book 6 Chapter 9 -- Charity in Full-Dress (35% in)

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