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" ... a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fumes thereof, nearest resembling the horrible stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless. "
A true and certaine relation of a strange-birth, which was borne at Stone ... - Page 20
by Thomas Bedford - 1872
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American Annals: Or, a Chronological History of America, from Its ..., Volume 1

Abiel Holmes - America - 1805
...discouraged the use of this vile weed. In train king James assured his subjects, that the smoking of it was a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dan* gerous to the lungs. Opposition made proselytes ; and the united influence of fashion and...
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A Tour Through Holland: Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Germany - 1807 - 468 pages
...sentence of this extraordinary composition is somewhat laughable. " The use of tobacco," he says, " is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrid Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." i Few would wish to withhold from a Dutchman the...
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A Tour Through Holland, Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - Germany - 1807 - 301 pages
...sentence of this extraordinary composition is somewhat laughable. " The use of tobacco," he says, " is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrid Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." Few would wish to withhold from a Dutchman the...
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A tour through Holland ... to the south of Germany, in ... 1806

sir John Carr - 1807
...extraordinary composition is somewhat laughable. " The use of " tobacco," he says, " is a custom loathesome to the eye, " hateful to the nose, harmful to the...black stinking fume thereof, " nearest resembling the horrid Stygian smoke of the pit " that is bottomless/' * Few would wish to withhold from a Dutchman...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Including the Whole of Mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1810 - 424 pages
...of Vanity upon you ; by the Custom thereof " making yourselves to be wondered at by all- fo" reign civil Nations, and by all Strangers that " come among...the " Lungs, and in the black stinking Fume thereof, " neerest resembling the horrible Stygian Smoke of " the Pit that is bottomless!" If even this small...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities Including the Whole of Mr. Bourne's Anti ...

John Brand - Great Britain - 1810 - 471 pages
...Notes of Vanity upon you ; by the Custom thereof " making yourselves to be wondered at by all fo" reign civil Nations, and by all Strangers that " come among...the " Lungs, and in the black stinking Fume thereof, *' neerest resembling the horrible Stygian Smoke of " the Pit that is bottomless /" If even this small...
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The Leeds Correspondent, Volume 1

John Ryley, John Gawthorp, John Whitley - Mathematics - 1815 - 4 pages
...making yourselves to be wondered at by all foreign civil nations, and by all strangers that come amongst you, to be scorned and contemned;' a custom loathsome...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible stygian pit that is bottomless." As to the smoking of tobacco, it may be beneficial to persons of gross, phlegmatic,...
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A History of the United States Before the Revolution: With Some Account of ...

Ezekiel Sanford - Indians - 1819 - 341 pages
...Portugal, for you, Madam Dingley.'* King James winds up his Counterblast in the following words: — ' A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoko of the pit that is bottomless.' Works, p. 222. * Works, by Scott, vol. ii. pp. 25. 96 ; and in...
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Saturday night

Saturday night - 1824
...by all foreign civil nations, and by all strangers that come among you, to be scorned and condemned; a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian (moke of the pit that is bottomless." If even this small specimen of our learned monarch's oratory,...
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The Anatomy of Drunkenness

Robert Macnish - Alcoholism - 1828 - 198 pages
...passage occurs: — " It is a custom loathesome to the eye, hatefull to the nose, harmfull to the braine, dangerous to the lungs, and, in the black stinking...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoake of the pit that is bottomless." But notwithstanding this regal and sacerdotal wrath, the plant...
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