Usage examples for opiate

  1. " The shock she has received," said he, " has so materially shaken her frame, I have ordered her to bed and administered an opiate, which I hope will procure her repose; and you, my dear sir," added he, addressing the count, " you had better seek rest! – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  2. " So you thought was Donna Theresa," he returned; " so you will think every woman you love, till you awake from your opiate slumber, and find 'twas but a flitting dream. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. In the languor of love that knows no fear and has no cares, that opiate of the soul, Dilama lay in his arms and sought his lips and eyes, and asked no more about caravans and journeys and mountains, drugged and heavy with love. – Six Women by Victoria Cross
  4. He was preoccupied with the immediate past; which he did not suspect is the opiate the gods use when they are preparing our destinies. – Command by William McFee
  5. Once in the desert, when men were dying round him of fever and dysentery, he had been obliged, exhausted and ill, scarce able to drag himself from his bed, to resort to an opiate to allay his own sufferings, that he might minister to others. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  6. It resembled a discovery, so strangely had her opiate and power of dreaming wrought through her tortures. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  7. Algernon went to bed, completely forgetting Edward and his own misfortunes, under the influence of the opiate of the order for one thousand pounds, to be delivered to him upon application. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. It is an opiate and a prophy-" " Prophylactic," suggested the other. – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
  9. The patient should be placed between blankets, and supplied with light gruel; and when the violence of the disorder is somewhat abated, the pain may be removed by opiate clysters. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  10. After enjoying all its delights he was given a fresh dose of the opiate, and, once more unconscious, was transported back to the presence of the Grand Master, who assured him that he had never left his side but had merely experienced a foretaste of the Paradise that awaited him if he obeyed the orders of his chiefs. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  11. Kisses act as an opiate on a woman's conscience. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  12. " It is not my opiate that is responsible for that, madame. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  13. Yet the atmosphere had the sickly oppression of an opiate, and it did not take Jenny long to pull back the purple velvet curtains and throw open the window to the raw winter night. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  14. " She is going to try a new opiate of my invention. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  15. He allowed himself to be mollified, and she stood there over the fire, chatting with him for some time, a friendly natural note in her voice which was rare and, insensibly, soothed him like an opiate. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. The opiate was given, and soon the regular, quiet breathing of the patient showed that it had taken effect. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  17. Then I will go far Away from here to any alien air, To opiate India, a lost sea- isle! – Yolanda of Cyprus by Cale Young Rice
  18. This has acquired some Reputation, particularly in the Country, where they bring it from, Geneva; under the Title of the Opiate for the Rheumatism, tho' I cannot say for what Reason; as it is indeed neither more nor less than the Electuary Caryocostinum, which may be procured at our Apothecaries. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot