Cavendish administered a safe, but effectual, narcotic
to both Mrs.
He took it, put it between his lips, lit it, drew several puffs, and his head, becoming heavy under the influence of the narcotic
, fell upon the table.
Monte Cristo for some time kept his eyes fixed on the young girl, who gradually fell asleep, yielding to the effects of the narcotic
the count had given her.
At last, however, the narcotic
began to manifest its potency, and she fell into a deep sleep.
"I dressed myself as quickly as possible; my slow and stiff motions all attested that the effects of the narcotic
were not yet entirely dissipated.
I'm so sorry my singing has such a narcotic
He watched her pretty and unconscious munching through the skeins of smoke that pervaded the tent, and Tess Durbeyfield did not divine, as she innocently looked down at the roses in her bosom, that there behind the blue narcotic
haze was potentially the "tragic mischief" of her drama--one who stood fair to be the blood-red ray in the spectrum of her young life.
"Seeing, as I have just now seen, Mademoiselle Stangerson pour a narcotic
into her father's glass, so that he might not be awake to interrupt the conversation she is going to have with her murderer, you can imagine she would not be grateful to me if I brought the man of The Yellow Room and the inexplicable gallery, bound and gagged, to her father.
And long on the bright steps stood Gruff and Glum, looking after the pretty bride, with a narcotic
consciousness of having dreamed a dream.
On these occasions I have noticed such a dreamy, vacant expression in his eyes, that I might have suspected him of being addicted to the use of some narcotic
, had not the temperance and cleanliness of his whole life forbidden such a notion.
The green shutters were closed, the easy-chair was pushed in front of the glass, the maid w as summoned as usual; and the comb assisted the mistress's reflections, through the medium of the mistress's hair, till heat and idleness asserted their narcotic
influences together, and Magdalen fell asleep.
The drought which Reuben administered was of a sedative and narcotic
quality, and secured the patient sound and undisturbed slumbers.