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  • v. Present participle of lethargize.


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  • Where weakness proceeds from excess of irritability, there bitters act beneficially; because all bitters are poisons, and operate by stilling, and depressing, and lethargizing the irritability.

    Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • And this is the preparation which will prove, with God's grace, the surest preventive of, or antidote against, the freezing poison, the lethargizing hemlock, of the doctrine of the Sacramentaries, according to whom the Eucharist is a mere practical metaphor, in which things are employed instead of articulated sounds for the exclusive purpose of recalling to our minds the historical fact of our Lord's crucifixion; in short -- (the profaneness is with them, not with me) -- just the same as when

    The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge


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