Usage examples for intoxication

  1. She always brought back to him those terrible memories, but also that terrible intoxication. – Monsieur de Camors, v3 by Octave Feuillet
  2. The man was brought to our office by his employers; and certainly, as we all could testify, was even then in a state of frightful intoxication. – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray
  3. It was Irving Francis's cry of rage as he rushed upon them which aroused Norma Berwynd from her dream, from her intoxication. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  4. Always in the midst of the intoxication of the senses that accompanied the remembrance of Bertha, a lovely girlish image would rise before his mental vision to calm and soothe him, and no sacrifice seemed to him too great to purchase a gentle word of pardon from Lieschen, one look of love from her eyes. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  5. But their behaviour giving rise to suspicion, they were watched; and one of them at last, in a moment of intoxication, betrayed the secret. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  6. There is even a species of intoxication attendant on gambling. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  7. When Della reached home her intoxication gave way a little to prudence and reason. – Short Stories of Various Types by Various
  8. Have you slept off the sweet intoxication? – Love's Comedy by Henrik Ibsen
  9. Sake is frequently taken warm, and in that state produces a very noisy but good- tempered intoxication. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  10. I leaned further in, forgetting my danger in the intoxication of sudden discovery. – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  11. As he advanced, his head whirled with a new intoxication. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  12. Whence proceeded this strange intoxication whose consequences might have proved so disastrous? – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  13. " A strange threat, Alec," panted Prince Michael, whose prominent eyes were bulging in semi- intoxication, though indeed he seemed suddenly to have realized the tremendous import of the King's statement,-" a strange threat to be uttered before your mother!" – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  14. Intoxication was upon him, sudden and overwhelming, but he did not recognise it. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  15. The statesmen of Vienna, fearing that the terms of their bargain with Russia were now forgotten in the intoxication of her triumph, determined to compel the victors to lay their spoils before the Great Powers. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  16. If you resolved to learn German, for instance, there would be very little intoxication to be got out of a single sitting face to face with a German grammar. – The Book of This and That by Robert Lynd
  17. I rowed down accordingly, sixteen miles, and found Johnson at the landing in a state of fading intoxication, money and credit exhausted as usual, and begging some one to give him a half pint of rum " to ease up on." – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  18. Always had she dim consciousness of such a presence- moving the spirit like the solemn joy of chanted masses, the intoxication of a sunny windy day, the happiness that some unlooked- for good fortune brings, the certain promise of abundant harvest ... – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon