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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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The Annals of America: From the Discovery by Columbus in the Year ..., Volume 1

Abiel Holmes - America - 1829
...discouraged the use of this vile weed. In vain 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 dangerous to the lungs. Opposition made proselytes; and the united influence of fashion and habit...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Ralegh with Some Account of the Period in ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1830 - 496 pages
...that the custom of smoking " is loathsome to the eye, hatefull to the nose, harmefull 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 f;' whilst, at the same time, he imposed a prohibitory duty of...
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The Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 16

Medicine - 1830
..." Counter-Blast to Tohacco," which he winds up hy characterizing the use of this favourite plant as "a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the hrain, dangerous to the lungs, and, in the hlack stinking fumes thereof, nearest resemhling the horrihle...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Civilization - 1832
...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 Styginn smoke of the pit that is bottomless." But notwithstanding this regal and priestly wrath, the...
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Nico[tiana]; Or, [The] Smoker's and Sn[uff-taker's] Companion: Containing ...

Henry James Meller - 1834 - 128 pages
...scorned and contemned : a custome loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmefull to the braine, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stigian smoke of the pit that is bottomlesse." What a pity it is, James never smoked ; instead of this...
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An Essay on the Influence of Tobacco Upon Life and Health

Reuben Dimond Mussey - Americana - 1836 - 64 pages
...drunkennesse ;" as " disabling both persons and goods ;" and in conclusion declares it to be "a custome loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful...the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black and stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stigian smoke of the pit that is bottomlesse."...
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The Dublin Penny Journal, Volume 1

Ireland - 1832
...every day as a growing custom, though, as worthy King James in his " Counterblast" says, that " it is loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the blaek^ stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."...
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The Panorama of Professions and Trades: Or, Every Man's Book

Edward Hazen - Industrial arts - 1836 - 320 pages
..." Counter-blast to Tobacco,'" published in 1603, occurs the following remarkable passage : " It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain ; and, in the black fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is...
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The Panorama of Professions and Trades: Or, Every Man's Book

Edward Hazen - Industrial arts - 1836 - 320 pages
...Counter-blast to Tobacco," published in 1603, occurs the following remarkable passage : " It is a (justom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain ; and, in the black fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is...
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The Sportsman

..." It is a custom loathsome to the eye," (what would the West End exquisites of to-day say to that?) "hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black • * fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygeian smoke of the pit that is bottomless"...
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