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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 Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...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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Practical Elocution

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 312 pages
...counter-blast against smoking and chewing tobacco, in the following just and strong language : " It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygean smoke of the pit that is bottomless." The venerable Dr. Waterhouse, of Cambridge, to whom I...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 350 pages
...counter-blast against smoking and chewing tobacco, in the following just and strong language : " It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygean smoke of the pit that is bottomless." The venerable Dr. Waterhouse, of Cambridge, to whom I...
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The Journal of Health and Monthly Miscellany, Volume 1

Medicine - 1846
...God, should be wilfully corrupted by this stinking smoke. * * * It is a custom, loathsome to the eyes, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black fume thereof nearest resembling the black Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless. * * * * Were...
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Geographical and statistical

John Macgregor - America - 1847
...discouraged the flagrant delit of smoking; in vain did James I. assure his subjects that the custom was 'loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful...the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black in a potash kettle, set in an arch in such a manner that the edge of the kettle is defended all around...
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Dwight's American Magazine, Volume 3

Theodore Dwight - 1847
...God, should be wilfully corrupted by this stinking smoke. * * It is n custom, loathsome to the eyes, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black fume thereof nearest resembling the black Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." "Fontana,"...
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De Bow's Review, Volume 2

Industries - 1847
...introduction into the country. Its use as applied to smoking was characterized in royal language as a custom " loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs." Nor arc we without examples in our own country of attempts to fetter its...
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The Mechanic's organ, or, Journal for young men and women [afterw ..., Volume 1

...to education and refinement, this "filthy custome loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible stigian smoke of the pit that is bottomless" as our king James has it, is still countenanced by us....
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 3

Robert Kemp Philp
...proclamations and publications ; but they were of little avail. " Smoking," he says, in one of his works. " is 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." THE WORK-TABLE...
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Antiquated spots round Cheltenham

William T. Newenham - Cheltenham (England) - 1851 - 145 pages
...Counterblaste to Tobacco," published 1603, the the following passage occurs : — " It is a custom loathesome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black st Hiking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."...
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