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The Opium Habit

by Horace B. Day

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Published by 1st World Library - Literary Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • General,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - Drug Dependence,
  • Literary Collections-General,
  • Medical / Neurology,
  • Self-Substance Abuse & Addictions - Drug Dependence,
  • Medical,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11823798M
    ISBN 101421821885
    ISBN 109781421821887

    Read "The Opium Habit" by Horace B. Day available from Rakuten : Ebookslib. Browning was not happy about her opium habit. She defended her use of it to him in a letter. “My opium comes in to keep the pulse from fluttering and fainting to give the right composure and.

      Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: Written in the sensuous prose style of which De Quincey was a master, this remarkable book does more than chart the course of the author's dependence upon opium; with kaleidoscopic vividness it evokes the opposing poles of pleasure and pain which comprise an addict's life, .

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The Opium Habit. With Suggestions as to the Remedy. Horace B. Day. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Known to mankind since prehistoric times, opium is arguably the oldest and most widely used narcotic.

Opium: A History traces the drug's astounding impact on world culture-from its religious use by prehistoric peoples to its influence on the imaginations of the Romantic writers; from the earliest medical science to the Sino-British opium wars.

And, in the present day, as the addict population Cited by: Opium (or poppy tears, scientific name: Lachryma papaveris) is dried latex obtained from the seed capsules of the opium poppy Papaver somniferum.

Approximately 12 percent of opium is made up of the analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal use and for illegal drug latex also contains the closely related Part(s) of plant: Latex.

I found this a fascinating insight into the use and abuse of opium (morphine use was just becoming popular as the book was written) in an era before drug laws and modern views of drug addiction.

The use of current terminology - 'habit', 'relapse' etc was also interesting to see in a different context/5(2).

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“Uterine and ovarian complications cause more ladies to fall into the [opium] habit, than all other diseases combined,” wrote Dr. Frederick Heman Hubbard in. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Chinese emigrants to the United States, who were employed to build the transcontinental railroad, brought the opium-smoking habit to the West Coast. During the 19th cent. opium was grown in the United States as well as imported. Besides indiscriminate medical use, opiates were available in the United States in myriad tonics and patent medicines.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Harper, New York. Description: pages ; 21 cm. Series Title. Preview this book» What people are The Opium Habit: With Suggestions as to the Remedy, Issues Horace B.

Day Full view - The Opium Habit Horace B. Day Limited preview - the opium-habits of these eminent men, both because little instruction is afforded by the meagre information that is accessible to him respecting their use of opium, and because he apprehends their example may be pleaded in extenuation of the habit.

Yet they were confirmed opium-eaters, and remained such to the day of their death; and a4/6. ‘Confessions of an English Opium-Eater’ was the first modern drug memoir and set the tone for opium use for decades.

Here: Papaver somniferum (Opium poppy), a group of. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Opium Habit by Horace B. Day (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Opium and the Romantic Imagination is an interesting and brief look at the affect of opium on the creative processes of those who use it.

The eight writers whose works were surveyed in this book is extremely varied. They had nothing in common except that they lived in 4/5. item 3 The Opium Habit by Horace B. Day (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping.

- The Opium Habit by Horace B. Day (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. This article is more than 2 years old. Part 2 of a two-part story. Here's Part In the early s, many Boston merchants became millionaires in part by selling opium illegally in China.

THE OPIUM HABIT. A SUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT TO ABANDON OPIUM. In the personal history of many, perhaps of most, men, some particular event or series of events, some special concurrence of circumstances, or some peculiarity of habit or thought, has been so unmistakably interwoven and identified with their general experience of life as to1/6.

Nobody bothered saving anything for posterity. It was seen as this really evil habit and not worthy of being documented, with a couple of exceptions. One was a book published in called Opium Smoking in America and China. It was written by a New York doctor named H.H.

Kane, who spent years researching the opium dens in Manhattan. Read "The Opium Habit" by Horace B. Day available from Rakuten Kobo.

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Day. Get this from a library! Opium habit: with suggestions as to the remedy. [Horace B Day] -- One of the earliest books to tackle the problems of opium addiction, which had become widespread in the wake of the American Civil War, and to suggest some solutions.this book is supposed to be a diary of cocteau's cure from opium addiction.

first of all, it is not really a diary. rather it is a series of musings, most of which are only a short paragraph long, many of which have nothing to do with opium. for example, he talks about other french writers such as proust and roussell, and the russian film director eisenstein, and while these asides are /5.The Opium Habit | To the opium-consumer, when deprived of this stimulant, there is nothing that life can bestow, not a blessing that man can receive, which would .