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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 American West: A New Interpretive History

Robert V. Hine, John Mack Faragher - History - 2000 - 616 pages
...English consumers by Francis Drake in the 1580s, and even though King James described the habit as "loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs," by the 1610s a craze for smoking created strong consumer demand. Tobacco made the Virginia colony a...
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Murder, Magic, and Medicine

J. Mann - Medical - 2000 - 256 pages
...introduction of tobacco), wrote a pamphlet entitled A Counterblast to Tobacco. In this he described smoking as 'a custom loathsome to the Eye, hateful to the Nose, harmful to the Braine, dangerous to the Lungs, and in the black stinking fumes thereof, nearest resembling the horrible...
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Nicotine Addiction in Britain: A Report of the Tobacco Advisory Group of the ...

Royal College of Physicians of London. Tobacco Advisory Group - Human services - 2000 - 189 pages
...produced a damning report entitled 'Counterblaste to Tobacco', in which he said that smoking is a custome loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, [and] dangerous to the lungs.1 To discourage the smoking habit, King James increased the import tax...
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Enlightened Office Politics: Understanding, Coping With, and Winning the ...

Michael Singer Dobson, Deborah Singer Dobson - Business & Economics - 2001 - 316 pages
...the act of giving up smoking cigarettes. Many people agree with King James, who described smoking as "a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking fumes thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." If this...
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Smoking: Risk, Perception, and Policy

Paul Slovic - Psychology - 2001 - 378 pages
...I dismissed claims about tobacco's curative powers and instead condemned the smoking of tobacco as "a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lung, and the black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horribly Stygian smoke of the pit...
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Sport and Memory in North America

Stephen G. Wieting - Sports & Recreation - 2001 - 262 pages
...peoples world-wide. After its introduction to England in the sixteenth century, James I declared it to be 'a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs'.1 In My Lady Nicotine (1900) JM Barrie describes the anguish of a pipe-smoker who must choose...
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Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care: An Evidence-based Approach to Respiratory ...

Alexandra Hough - Medical - 2001 - 550 pages
...and positioning, particularly the well-forward side-lying position (Dean, 1997). EFFECT OF SMOKING A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain and dangerous to the lungs. King James I Smokers were excommunicated by Pope Urban VIII and decapitated...
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Notes of a Potato Watcher

James Lang - Gardening - 2001 - 365 pages
...the family it comes from. In 1604, King James I, in his Counterblaste to Tobacco, declared smoking "loathsome to the eye, hateful to the Nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the Lungs."46 What a direct, no-nonsense statement! It puts the bland warnings on...
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The Boggart

Susan Cooper - Juvenile Fiction - 2001 - 208 pages
...habit loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful THA MI 'G IARRAIDH 'DOL DO'M DHUTHAICH FHEiN to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fumes thereof, THA MI 'G IARRAIDH 'DOL DO'M DHUTHAICH FHEIN nearest resembling the horrible Stygian...
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American Colonies

Alan Taylor - History - 2002 - 526 pages
...England and Europe. Ahead of his time, King James fought a losing battle when he denounced smoking as "a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, [and] dangerous to the lungs." Eventually he learned to love the large revenues that the crown derived...
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