Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
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She dreamed of melons as a traveler sees
False waves in desert drouth
With shade of leaf-crowned trees,
And burns the thirstier in the sandful breeze. (289-292)
Laura is even hallucinating about the goblin fruit, but it's all a dream. When she wakes up, her withdrawal symptoms are even worse.
She no more swept the house,
Tended the fowl or cows,
Fetched honey, kneaded cakes of wheat,
Brought water from the brook (293-296)
Laura's addiction makes her change her normal routine. She's no longer capable of performing her usual chores.
But sat down listless in the chimney-nook
And would not eat. (297-298)
Laura's whole personality changes after becoming addicted to the goblin fruit. She becomes depressed and "listless," and loses her appetite.