a messenger was sent for the doctor and the word morphia was spoken.
"Look here, doctor," I said, "I hate the idea of morphia, I 've never taken it, and I never want to."
The present enemy, however, and one that demands serious and immediate attention, is morphia, which is being largely imported into China in the shape of a variety of preparations suitable to the public demand.
"I have always doubted my ability to conduct the affairs of a parish methodically," he said, "that is -- a little habit -- a slight partiality to the drug called morphia is not in my favor.
I believed, and Welch did too, that he was no longer addicted to morphia.