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I did not find the jolting of the cart at all disagreeable; on the contrary, it had quite a somniferous effect upon me.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
This yelp, sounding above the somniferous monotone of grumbling, stirred Cap'n Sproul from his dozing.
They were aware of the somniferous properties of the sap, and Dioscorides2005 mentions the variety with white seeds.
ORIGIN OF CULTIVATED PLANTSALPHONSE DE CANDOLLE
It was of a remarkably somniferous character,—the cunning Le Duc had evidently some object in playing thus.
Night otherwise fallen dark and somniferous to modern mankind.
Other peasants danced slowly, in a circle, to the drone of the somniferous Servian bagpipe.
It must have been a work of vast ability in the somniferous school of literature.
THE SCARLET LETTERNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
Claude Bernard thought it the most somniferous of the opium alkaloids.
Caro spoke of his "serious blague," while Victor Hugo found him "somniferous."
EGOISTSJAMES HUNEKER
Two o'clock has just struck, and no somniferous result has followed.
CAPER-SAUCEFANNY FERN

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