opium den

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a building where opium is sold and used

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The end of the novella suggests the real danger of "los hijos de Confucio"--to borrow the term of Varas Monteros--in Chile is not the underground opium den culture of La Sirena Verde, but the ambivalent acceptance of Eastern ideologies in the Andean nation.
Throughout the 1880s and 1890s, non-Chinese, white American opium dens popped up in major cities, as indicated in many reports published at the time.
Not least by head surgeon Dr John Thackery (Clive Owen) who is a brilliant surgeon with a cocaine addiction and a predilection for visiting the local opium den.
Past efforts include a Special-Ed bus, an opium den, a working butcher shop and even a tavern for midgets.
While the Colorado Symphony is mulling over the possibility of creating a parlor where concert attendees can smoke marijuana, Worcester music lovers could vicariously enjoy their own little opium den during the New Haven Symphony's performance of Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique at Mechanics Hall on Saturday evening under the auspices of Music Worcester.
They spoke with raised eyebrows, their voices dropping into a whisper at the word, mikveh, as if it was an opium den.
Writing in the Observer yesterday, the chief constable said that "if the war on drugs means stopping every street corner turning into an opium den and discouraging the mass consumption of laudanum - as happened during the 19th century - then it has succeeded.
Dickens also makes use of an Eastern character in his description of the opium den frequented by John Jasper: "Lying, also dressed and also across the bed, not long-wise, are a Chinaman, a Lascar, and a haggard woman" (2009: 3).
At the most recent men's show for Courtney Love-adoring Mead ham Kirchoff, he layered so many floral prints on top of one another that models looked like they were in a '60s opium den.
Late last year, we put out our own single on Darkroom Dubs, called Alive From The Opium Den, to celebrate the 50th release and we do quite a few remixes and DJMix CDs on the label as well.
5500*, for adults only (1930hrs onwards) MAGIC AT OPIUM DEN Join us at Opium Den for an evening of music and dancing, as our resident DJ spins the popular chartbusters, promising to keep the feet tapping and spirits soaring
I'm planning to stick it up Fifa by not only wearing a poppy but also smoking one - I'll be watching the game in an opium den.
At the same time, he is hiding from his mother the fact that he is working at his uncle's opium den to make the money to pay for the nickelodeon's reopening.
42) However, it primarily targeted Chinese opium den operators, and was undoubtedly anti-Chinese legislation, first and foremost.
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese is set to perform her Opium Den routine at the Erotica show at London's Olympia in November.