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" See what a pestiferous and wicked poison from the devil this must be. It has happened to me several times that, going through the provinces of Guatemala and Nicaragua, I have entered the house of an Indian who had taken this herb, which in the Mexican... "
History of the New World - Page 81
by Girolamo Benzoni (Seefahrer, Italien) - 1857 - 280 pages
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1857
...several times, that going through the provinces of Guatemala and Nicaragua, I have entered the houae of an Indian who had taken this herb, which in the Mexican language is called tobacco, and immediately perceiving the sharp fetid smell of this truly diabolical and stinking amoke,...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Cigars - 1859 - 332 pages
...imbibing only enough of this smoke to make them giddy, and no more. See what a wicked and pestiferous poison from the devil this must be. It has happened...this herb, which in the Mexican language is called tobacco, and immediately perceiving the sharp fetid smell of this truly diabolical and stinking smoke,...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 20

1860
...probably old Giralamo Benzoni exaggerates but little ЛМС1ЮГГ HZXIOAS PIPĪ. when he relates : "I have entered the house of an Indian who had taken this herb, and immediately perceiving the sharp, fetid smell of this truly diabolical and stinking smoke, I was...
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International magazine of general literature

...smell not very savoury, and probably old Giralamo Benzoni exaggerates but little when he relates : " I have entered the house of an Indian who had taken this herb, and immediately perceiving the sharp, fetid smell of this truly diabolical and stinking smoke, I waa...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Tobacco - 1876 - 332 pages
...imbibing only enough of this smoke to make them giddy, and no more. See what a wicked and pestiferous poison from the devil this must be. It has happened...this herb, which in the Mexican language is called tabacco, and immediately perceiving the sharp fetid smell of this truly diabolical and stinking smoke,...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Tobacco - 1876 - 332 pages
...imbibing only enough of this smoke to make them giddy, and no more. See what a wicked and pestiferous poison from the devil this must be. It has happened...this herb, which in the Mexican language is called tabacco, and immediately perceiving the sharp fetid smell of this truly diabolical and stinking smoke,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Part 2

English periodicals - 1896
...imbibing only enough of this smoke to make them giddy, and no more. See what a wicked and pestiferous poison from the devil this must be ! It has happened...this herb, which, in the Mexican language, is called tobacco, and immediately perceiving the sharp fetid smell of this truly diabolical and stinking smoke,...
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Pipes and Smoking Customs of the American Aborigines, Based on Material in ...

Joseph Deakins McGuire - Indians of North America - 1899 - 295 pages
...what a pestiferous and wicked poison from the devil this must be. It has happened several times to me that going through the provinces of Guatemala and...this herb, which in the Mexican language is called tobacco, and, immediately perceiving this sharp, fetid smell, I was obliged to go away in haste and...
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Use of Tobacco in Mexico and South America

John Alden Mason - Smoking - 1924 - 15 pages
...what a pestiferous and wicked poison from the devil this must be! It has happened several times to me that going through the provinces of Guatemala and...house of an Indian who had taken this herb, which [42] PLATE VI. 1, SNUFF HOLDERS, VENEZUELA. 2, TUBES FOR INHALING SNUFF, VENEZUELA. 3, MORTAR AND PESTLE...
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The Psychopharmacology of Smoking

Mangan, J. F. Golding - Medical - 1984 - 257 pages
...dangers of 'passive smoking', were aired by an Italian traveller in America, Oirolamo Benzoni (1565). 'I have entered the house of an Indian who had taken this herb... and immediately perceiving the sharp fetid smell of this truly diabolical and stinking smoke, I was...
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