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He manifests himself to mankind only to stupefy their judgment and bewilder the reason he has bestowed on them.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
To stupefy oneself with other wines, is brutal; but to raise oneself to the seventh heaven with thee, is quite ethereal.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
In order to have control over the bees during the operation, you must slightly stupefy them with the smoke of a smouldering rag.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
Julius composed it to thrill and arouse the Romans; its sole use today is to stupefy and sicken schoolboys.
DAMN!HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN
It was part of the plan to stupefy the prisoners with drugged liquor.
THE HOME LIFE OF POESUSAN ARCHER WEISS
The Indian samp-wallahs do not use any infusion or unguent to stupefy and disarm their snakes, as do those of Ethiopia.
It may stupefy, though this is by no means observable in the mental action of learned Bavarians.
I used to pour some of it on the cloth you saw on my hand, and used it to stupefy the syce after I had frightened him.
They have every one of them passions of their own, that rouse and awaken, stupefy and benumb them, without our leave or consent.
The fumes of brandy, and the sudden revulsion from active wrath to apathy, seemed to stupefy his brain.

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