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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 Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 18

1838
...princely antidote may be gathered from the following closing paragraph of his royal counterblast. " It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs.''' Experienced people tell us that the habit of using tobacco, in any shape,...
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1838 - 660 pages
...rooted antipathy to the use of tobacco in any form, and closes his treatise by asserting that it is " d in 1610. J English Housewife, p. 11*, 113. /** p. 118. cliantc braiiie, dangerous to the lungs, and in the blacke stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible...
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A Voice to Youth: Addressed to Young Men and Young Ladies

John Mather Austin - Conduct of life - 1839 - 424 pages
...gathered from the following closing paragraph of this royal counterblast : ' It is a custom loathesome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.' All experienced...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 40

John William Carleton - 1858
..." 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" (of...
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The Student's Manual: Designed, by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming ...

John Todd - Conduct of life - 1839 - 392 pages
...princely antidote may be gathered from the following closing paragraph of this royal Counterblast. " It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brdin, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygeian...
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A second series of useful hints for labourers; selected from the ...

Society for improving the condition of the labouring classes - 1840
...antidote may be gathered from the follow* ing closing paragraph of his royal counterblast. " It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs." TRUE RELIGION. THE Christian knows that the only way to be happy is to...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volume 2

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1841
...yourselves to he wondered at hy all foreign civil nations, and hy all strangers that come among you, to he scorned and contemned ; a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the hrain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the hlack stinking fume thereof, nearest resemhling the horrihle...
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Popular cyclopaedia of natural science (by W.B. Carpenter).

William Benjamin Carpenter - 1842
...been tound in some great tobacco-takers, that aftei death were opened." He concludes with styling it " 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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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1844
...he handled the quill and spoiled paper. In his " Counterblast to Tobacco," 1603, he says : " it is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the braine, dangerous to the lungs, and the black stinking fume thereof, is the nearest resemblance to...
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The Constitution of Man

George Combe - Phrenology - 1845 - 382 pages
...remarkable passage occurs : — • It it * raw: loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, barm&J ~ ant of sympathy placed between us by feelings borriii Stygian smoke of the pit that is, bottomless.** L1.1 notwithstanding this regal and sacerdotal...
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