Charles Baudelaire

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Baudelaire compares opium to a woman friend,
" old and terrible friend, and, alas! like
them all, full of caresses and deceptions"

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"Common sense tells us that the things of the earth exist
only a little, and that true reality is only in dreams. "

Charles Baudelaire
Les Paradis artificiels

John Keats
Robert Clive
Wilkie Collins
Enid Bagnold
Candace Pert
Opium People
André Malraux
Hector Berlioz
Opium Images
Arthur Symons
George Crabbe
Opium Timeline
Hans Kosterlitz
Heinrich Dreser
Edgar Allan Poe
The Plant of Joy
The SuperPoppy
Wilhelm Sertürner
William Wilberforce
Thomas de Quincey
Into the Arms of Morpheus
Snapshots: Opium in History