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Written by Line
(9/1/2005 5:46 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, 12 drops of laudanum, penned by Joan Ellen
I knew that laudanum was a commonly used drug in the 19th century, kind of like aspirin today (Georgette Heyer mentioned it several times in her Regency novels), and I was surprised to find it wasn't the harmless little sedative I had thought! (Link below.)
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