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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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Smoking Quit It Before Your Life Quits U

Harlan Krumhol - Smoking cessation - 1998 - 184 pages
...England was a vehement critic. In 1604, he called tobacco a "filthy weed" and described smoking as "loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs." His differences with Sir Walter Raleigh led to the abrupt end of Raleigh's...
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Lives of England's Monarchs: The Story of Our American English Heritage

H. E. Lehman - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 482 pages
...the custom of smoking Indian tobacco. King James despised the practice and said, " (1 find the) ... custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible smoke from the bottomless pit of Hell." As a concession to Puritans, whom he detested, James granted...
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Smoking 101: An Overview for Teens

Margaret Oldroyd Hyde, John F. Setaro - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 128 pages
...his opinion against smoking in a declaration that ended with the famous pronouncement: "Smoking is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fumes thereof, nearest resembles the possible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." As early...
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Virginia

Tracy Barrett - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 144 pages
...cracks of the streets! Even in those days, not everyone approved of tobacco. King James called smoking a "custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs." But royal disapproval was not enough to make people ignore the enormous profits to be made from this...
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Tobacco Control in the Workplace

Omowunmi Osinubi - Medical - 2005 - 95 pages
...England's King James I dismissed claims that tobacco had curative powers. Instead, he condemned smoking 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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Focus on Smoking and Health Research

J. H. Owing - Health & Fitness - 2005 - 191 pages
...England's King James I dismissed claims that tobacco had curative powers. Instead, he condemned smoking 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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COPD at Your Fingertips

John Miles, June Roberts - Electronic books - 2005 - 200 pages
...rest of the body. King James I of England (VI of Scotland) wrote 400 years ago that tobacco smoke was 'Loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs.' He was right! But isn't smoking just a habit? Addiction to nicotine in cigarettes is the main reason...
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Drugs of Abuse

Simon Wills - Medical - 2005 - 399 pages
...withdrawal symptoms after chronic maternal ingestion of caffeine. South Med J 1988; 81: 1092. 15 Tobacco A custom loathsome to the Eye, hateful to the Nose, harmful to the Braine, dangerous to the Lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible...
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Hebrew to Latin, Latin to Hebrew: The Mirroring of Two Cultures in the Age ...

Giulio Busi - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 259 pages
...Tobacco, in which he makes a trenchant critique of what he calls the filthy novelty of smoking, ... a custom, loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible smoke of the pit that is bottomless. Clearly, his highness would have approved of the warning on the...
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The Facts about Nicotine

Suzanne LeVert - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 112 pages
...popularity, some countries began to recognize its dangers. The English king James I believed that smoking was a "custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...black stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the stygian [hellish] smoke of the pit that is bottomless." He put a 4,000 percent tax on tobacco, a practice...
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