How to use Intoxicants in a sentence
His one attempt at reform, the order forbidding the sale of intoxicants so as to stop the growing intemperance of the janissaries, broke down on the opposition of the soldiery.
A constitutional ordinance forbidding the manufacture, importation and sale of intoxicants was adopted on the 1st of October 1889 by a vote of 40,234 to 34,510.
The only excisable articles are intoxicants and drugs; and the avowed object of the state is to check consumption not less than to raise revenue.
The temperance movement has had its reward; the average of consumption of beer and spirits in Sweden is considerably lower than in Europe as a whole, though the effect of intoxicants is sometimes very apparent.
The transfer was marked by the removal of the prohibition of the sale of alcoholic liquors to the natives, and the free trade in intoxicants which followed had most deplorable results among the Kaffir tribes.Advertisement
As a result of the first of these measures, in 1908 nineteen of the thirty-three counties of the state had prohibited the sale of intoxicants since 1905.
In 1914 he issued an order prohibiting the use of intoxicants on ship-board and within the limits of navy yards and stations.
Frontenac, following in this respect in the footsteps of his predecessors, had issued trading licences which permitted the sale of intoxicants.
Intoxicants and games of chance, and idols and divining arrows are an abomination of Satan's handiwork.
Angelo less cordially, since he disliked crowds, and did not drink the powerful intoxicants of America.Advertisement
Sikhs are asked to refrain from alcohol, tobacco, and other intoxicants.
The same is said with regard to abstaining from stealing, sexual misconduct, lying and the taking of intoxicants.
The doctrines of Sikhism as set forth in the Granth are that it prohibits idolatry, hypocrisy, class exclusiveness, the concremation of widows, the immurement of women, the use of wine and other intoxicants, tobacco-smoking, infanticide, slander and pilgrimages to the sacred rivers and tanks of the Hindus; and it inculcates loyalty, gratitude for all favours received, philanthropy, justice, impartiality, truth, honesty and all the moral and domestic virtues upheld by Christianity.
The so-called Gothenburg System, providing for municipal control of the sale of intoxicants (see LIQuoR Laws), came into full operation in Gothenburg in 1865.