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The magic love-philtre is the excitant in this story of rapture and gloom.

As an excitant emetic; in cases of poisoning by narcotics, &c.

He should be a sedative and an inspiration to the patient, not an irritant or an excitant.

There was a readiness and suggestibility to respond to rumor or to the least excitant.

At its first creation, like caloric, it was in a latent state, as no excitant as yet had put it in motion.

The child's song had been an excitant to the memory in recalling those first years in Auvergne.

Conscientiousness is a sort of moral opium; an excitant in small doses, perhaps, but at bottom a strong narcotic.

Their gestures were lost in the tumult and the darkness; what the crowd did see seemed to act only as an excitant.

What importance can this have, since all the difference depends on the position occupied by the excitant?

The influence of dreams as an excitant of muscular movement will be hereafter discussed.

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