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" ... to use them, they take a leaf of their grain (maize), and putting one of the others into it, they roll them round tight together ; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other end into the mouth, they draw their breath up through it, wherefore... "
History of the New World - Page 80
by Girolamo Benzoni (Seefahrer, Italien) - 1857 - 280 pages
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Cigars - 1859 - 332 pages
...smoking. Smyth for the Hakluyt Society, 1857), speaking of the Island of Hispaniola, he says : — " In this island, as also in other provinces of these...into • it, they roll them round tight together; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other end into the mouth, they draw their breath up...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1866
...they pick them, tie them up in bundles, and suspend them near their fireplace till they are very drv ; and when they wish to use them, they take a leaf of...others into it, they roll them round tight together ; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other end into the mouth, they draw their breath up...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Tobacco - 1876 - 332 pages
...leaf in shape like that of the walnut, though rather larger, which (where it is used) is held in high esteem by the natives, and very much prized by the...others into it, they roll them round tight together ; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other end into the mouth, they draw their breath up...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Tobacco - 1876 - 332 pages
...leaf in shape like that of the walnut, though rather larger, which (where it is used) is held in high esteem by the natives, and very much prized by the...others into it, they roll them round tight together ; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other end into the mouth, they draw their breath up...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 33

Science - 1888
...were called tobacco. Benzoni gives the following account of cigarsmoking : " When these leaves are iu season, they pick them, tie them up in bundles, and...others into it, they roll them round tight together ; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other end into the mouth, they draw their breath up...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 33

Science - 1888
...tobacco. Ben//mi gives the following account of cigarsmoking : " When these leaves are in season, the; pick them, tie them up in bundles, and suspend them...others into it, they roll them round tight together ; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other end into the mouth, they draw their breath up...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Part 2

English periodicals - 1896
...leaves are in season they pick them, tie them up in bundles, and suspend them near their fireplaces till they are very dry ; and when they wish to use...putting one of the others into it they roll them round tightly together ; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other end into the mouth they draw...
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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
...picked in its season, tied up in bundles, and suspended by them near their fireplaces until very dry; to use them they take a leaf of their grain (maize), and, one of the other plant being put in it, they roll them tight together." He then describes the inhalation...
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The Soverane Herbe: A History of Tobacco

W. A. Penn - Smoking - 1901 - 326 pages
...the natives stored and dried the tobacco-leaves. ' When they wish to use them they take a leaf of the grain [maize], and putting one of the others into it, they roll them round tight together ; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other end into the mouth, they draw their breath up...
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Africa and the Discovery of America, Volume 1

Leo Wiener - Africa - 1920
...b. 4 Ibid., in the Introduction, especially fol. VII ff. • Ibid., fol. 30 b. •Ibid., fol. 3 la. their fire-place till they are very dry; and when...their grain (maize) and putting one of the others intb it, they roll them round tight together; then they set fire to one end, and putting the other...
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