Der Satz (LX)

von Cedric Weidmann

Some people have maintained, in my hearing, that they have been drunk upon green tea; and a medical student in London, for whose knowledge in his profession I have reason to feel great respect, assured me, the other day, that a patient, in recovering from an illness, had got drunk on a beef-steak.

Thomas De Quincey, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater.