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Without waking him, she went back, and after a second dose of opium she fell towards morning into a heavy, incomplete sleep, during which she never quite lost consciousness.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But after all that was but one chance in a hundred: the action of the drug was incalculable, and the addition of a few drops to the regular dose would probably do no more than procure for her the rest she so desperately needed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Let us admit without bitterness, that the individual has his distinct interests, and can, without forfeiture, stipulate for his interest, and defend it; the present has its pardonable dose of egotism; momentary life has its rights, and is not bound to sacrifice itself constantly to the future.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
She alternately considered ways of leaving Kennicott, and remembered his virtues, pitied his bewilderment in face of the subtle corroding sicknesses which he could not dose nor cut out.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
It was no part of my education; and the only dose I ever had, being administered by not the first favourite in the world, has made me consider improvements in hand as the greatest of nuisances.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Noirtier, I resolved to try one last means, and for three months I have been giving him brucine; so that in the last dose I ordered for him there were six grains.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
After threatening me thus, he gave me a very large dose of salts, telling me that I might remain in St.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context
Earnshaw soon convinced him that he was alive still; Joseph hastened to administer a dose of spirits, and by their succour his master presently regained motion and consciousness.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context