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Thanks to descriptions by authors such as Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle and Oscar Wilde, the opium den became a sinister staple of 19th century literature — an evil place where degenerates, mostly foreigners, mostly Chinese, lounged around on pillows, smoking their pipes, vacant eyes benumbed by clouds of opium fumes. 299 kata lagi
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2 NOVEMBER 1839, from THE SPECTATOR.
The destruction of opium, worth between two and three millions sterling, which was going on at the rate of 300 chests daily when the last accounts left Canton, proves the Chinese Government quite in earnest in their declared intention to stop the trade, and to prevent the consumption of foreign opium in China—if they can. 2.471 kata lagi