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soporific
used in Tom Jones

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tending to make one sleepy
  • To say the truth, these soporific parts are so many scenes of serious artfully interwoven, in order to contrast and set off the rest; and this is the true meaning of a late facetious writer, who told the public that whenever he was dull they might be assured there was a design in it.
    Book 5 (7% in)

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