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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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Dicing with Death: Chance, Risk and Health

Stephen Senn - Mathematics - 2003 - 251 pages
...explanations, we divert to consider a key study that helped establish the association. Smoke without fire?2' A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinkingfume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless....
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The Smoking Puzzle: Information, Risk Perception, and Choice

Frank A. Sloan, Vincent Kerry Smith, Donald H. Taylor - Business & Economics - 2003 - 273 pages
...(Davidson 1996, p. 22). He wrote in 1604 that smoking tobacco was "a custom loathsome to the eyes, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs and [that] the black stinking fume thereof, resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."2...
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Ware Family History: Descendants from Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Kings ...

Wanda Ware DeGidio - 2003 - 450 pages
...Smoking or chewing the "Indian Weed" became a fad in England. King James I pronounced that smoking was "loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the Lung," but its popularity formed the basis for the prosperity of the first successful...
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Turner's Worms.Realizing Expectations

A. A. Sorensen - Fiction - 2004 - 416 pages
...also corrupt her sweet breath, or else resolve to live in a perpetually stinking torment. Smoking is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible smoke of hell." "Those are my sentiments, as well," said James. "When did tobacco growing start in...
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The Social Psychology of Health: Essays and Readings

William D. Marelich, Jeff S. Erger - Psychology - 2004 - 353 pages
...The next year. King James. in his Counterbluste lo Tobacco. said that smoking is a "custome lothesome to the eye. hateful to the nose. harmful to the brain. dangerous to the lungs. and in the black and stinking fume thereof. nearest resembling the horrible stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."...
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Girltalk: All the Stuff Your Sister Never Told You

Carol Weston - Self-Help - 2009 - 448 pages
...King James I of England didn't like the idea of American tobacco arriving at his shores. "Smoking is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs," he said, most regally Today, four centuries later, smoking is still loathsome and dangerous. In 1946,...
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Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations

Peter McDonald - Medical - 2004 - 212 pages
...with healthy people than with invalids. Paidea Vol. ID James I 1566-1625 King of England and Scotland A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs. A Counterblast to Tobücco William James 1842-1910 US psychologist I take it that no man is educated...
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Progress Against Heart Disease

Fred C. Pampel, Seth Pauley - Health & Fitness - 2004 - 233 pages
...early on that tobacco could harm one's health. King James I of England wrote in 1604 that tobacco is a "custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs."2 The link between smoking and diseases of the lungs would seem obvious, as most anyone could...
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San Diego's Hilarious History

Herbert Lockwood, William Carroll - 2004 - 176 pages
...of others. To get even, they gave us tobacco, about which King James I of England commented. "It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs." The first American doctor here was George McKinistry, who kept a diary....
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Smoking and Culture: The Archaeology of Tobacco Pipes in Eastern North America

Sean M. Rafferty - Social Science - 2004 - 324 pages
...13. James I published his "Counterblaste to Tobacco" in 1604. According to this Royal, smoking was a "custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, (and) dangerous to the lungs" (quoted in Werner 1922:63). 14. Founded by English immigrants in the...
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