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causing

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extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic

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The local newspaper sent a reporter to describe the proceedings, and some of Miss Ladd's young ladies enjoyed the intoxicating luxury of seeing their names in print.
Most men would have suspected her of being under the influence of some intoxicating liquor.
My children, beware of popularity; it is a delusion and a snare; it puffeth up the heart of man, and especially of woman; it blindeth the eyes to faults; it exalteth unduly the humble powers of the victim; it is apt to be capricious, and just as one gets to liking the taste of this intoxicating draught, it suddenly faileth, and one is left gasping, like a fish out of water," and Kate emphasized her speech by spearing a sardine with a penknife, and eating it with a groan.
Moonlight, you know, Sister Janet, has an intoxicating quality.
He had found that among muffin-sellers there existed drunkenness, debauchery, and profligacy, which he attributed to the debasing nature of their employment as at present exercised; he had found the same vices among the poorer class of people who ought to be muffin consumers; and this he attributed to the despair engendered by their being placed beyond the reach of that nutritious article, which drove them to seek a false stimulant in intoxicating liquors.
In front of us there was an extensive brake of wild sugar-cane; and the stream was shaded by the dark green knotted stem of the Ava, -- so famous in former days for its powerful intoxicating effects.
Some parents have entirely prohibited their children from tasting intoxicating liquors; but a parent's authority cannot last for ever; children are naturally prone to hanker after forbidden things; and a child, in such a case, would be likely to have a strong curiosity to taste, and try the effect of what has been so lauded and enjoyed by others, so strictly forbidden to himself - which curiosity would generally be gratified on the first convenient opportunity; and the restraint once broken, serious consequences might ensue.
Intoxicating joy and self-forgetting, did the world once seem to me.
This world, the eternally imperfect, an eternal contradiction's image and imperfect image--an intoxicating joy to its imperfect creator:--thus did the world once seem to me.
They all got out at Surbiton, and I was alone with my triumph for a few intoxicating minutes.
Pass me the intoxicating familiarity of mentioning this sublime creature by her Christian name.
It was pointed out to him, in reply, that the prison was for criminals who had been tried and sentenced by the law, and could not be made available for any such fanciful purposes; he was exhorted to abstain from intoxicating drinks, as he surely might if he would; and received other very good advice, with which he retired, exceedingly dissatisfied with the result of his application.
This new sense of leisure and unchecked enjoyment amidst the soft-breathing airs and garden-scents of advancing spring--amidst the new abundance of music, and lingering strolls in the sunshine, and the delicious dreaminess of gliding on the river--could hardly be without some intoxicating effect on her, after her years of privation; and even in the first week Maggie began to be less haunted by her sad memories and anticipations.
After pondering deeply and with a face of exceeding wisdom for some time, Mr Swiveller drank some more of the beer, and summoning a small boy who had been watching his proceedings, poured forth the few remaining drops as a libation on the gravel, and bade him carry the empty vessel to the bar with his compliments, and above all things to lead a sober and temperate life, and abstain from all intoxicating and exciting liquors.
LICENSING (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1996 (ARTICLES 2, 5(1)(B), 7, 9 AND SCHEDULE 1) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR PROVISIONAL GRANT OF LICENCE FOR PREMISES IN WHICH THE BUSINESS CARRIED ON UNDER THE LICENCE IS THE BUSINESS OF SELLING INTOXICATING LIQUOR BY RETAIL FOR CONSUMPTION OFF THE PREMISES IN THE RECORDER'S COURT FOR THE DIVISION OF BELFAST & NEWTOWNABBEY TAKE NOTICE that COMMERCIAL COURT INNS LIMITED (Company No: NI017998) having its registered office at c/o Miscampbell & Co, 6 Annadale Avenue, Belfast, BT7 3JH intends to apply to the Recorder's Court sitting at Laganside Courts, Oxford Street, Belfast for the above Division commencing at 10.