In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But we have to remember that in the nineteenth century opium was a painkiller.
- Picasso had a brief flirtation with opium and hashish, during the Rose and Blue periods, but soon abandoned them.
- These suggestions were based on evidence that showed that opium was addictive.
- Alexander has brought in a picture of himself smoking opium with tribes in Northern Thailand.
- Surgeons would attempt to stupefy the patient with alcohol, opium, or morphia, but with little effect.
- Against the recurrent agony, Scott took dangerously large amounts of opium.
- Although he replied that he did not even know what opium looked like, his bags were emptied and searched.
- The uncle's wife is moved into the town house where she smokes opium on her bed everyday.
- This wasn't the boy who seemed to be high on opium every time I met him.
- The Portuguese imported both tobacco and opium, and supplied a cheap instrument for addicts, the pipe.
- At that time, about one-fifth of all opium brought into China was shipped on the Sassoon fleet.
- Company ships were forbidden to carry opium, thus avoiding difficulties with the Canton authorities.
- In 1804, while at Oxford, he had begun to take opium, and from 1812 he became an addict.
- Wood suffered from chronic instability in his personal life, and was heavily addicted to opium.
- Prior to the criminalisation of cocaine and opium, organised crime had no reason to be involved in the drugs trade.
- Both are controlled drugs, and staff handed the morphine and opium over to the Home Office Drugs Inspectorate.
- At Wadham he experimented with opium as an anaesthetic enabling doctors to perform prolonged surgery.
- In the big house, there are also special rooms for smoking opium, playing mahjong and even fishing.
- With minimal discretion, sly-looking men lounge amidst bricks of hash and balls of opium.
- Misawa also debunked the view that substitute crops need to be more profitable than illegal opium.
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