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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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True stories, from English history, by a mother, author of 'True stories ...

Maria Elizabeth Budden - 1852
...also thereby (look to it, ye that take snuff in profusion) the notes and marks of vanity upon you. A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs." Such was King James's opinion of the custom of smoking tobacco and taking snuff ; nor is it very remote...
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The Chemistry of Common Life, Volume 1

James Finlay Weir Johnston - Chemistry, Technical - 1854 - 654 pages
...practice in any other part of the world — " A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmfull to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof neerest resembling the horrible Stygian smoake of the pit that is bottomless." In Europe, from the...
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THE CHEMISTRY OF COMMON LIFE

JAMES F. JOHNSTON - 1855
...the opinion of many, applies more justly than to the practice in any other part of the world — " A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...the lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof neerest resembling the horrible Stygian smoake of the pit that is bottomless." In Europe, from the...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 11

American literature - 1855
...as we read it. "The use of tobacco," says his Majesty, " is a custom loathsome to the eyes, baleful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black reeking fumes thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."...
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Educational Essays

Edward Thomson - Education - 1856 - 412 pages
...called — next thing to godliness. We would not declaim against it as did King James I, who said it was "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;" but we...
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Shakspere's England; or, Sketches of our social history in the ..., Volume 1

George Walter Thornbury - 1856
...179 you, to be scorned and contemned, a custom both fulsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmfull to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black...stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stigian smelle of the pit that is bottomless." CHAP. IV. THE LAWS OF THE DUELLE. " Thon art like one...
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Sight and Hearing, how Preserved, and how Lost. By J. Henry Clark

James Henry Clark - Ear - 1856 - 351 pages
...foolishly received, and so grossly mistaken in the right use thereof? * * * * A custome loathesome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the blacke, stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomlesse."...
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Shakespeare's England: Or, Sketches of Our Social History of the ..., Volume 1

Walter Thornbury - Great Britain - 1856
...179 you, to be scorned and contemned, a custom both fulsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmfull to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black...stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stigian smelle of the pit that is bottomless." CHAP. IV. THE LAWS OF THE DCELLE. " Thoa art like one...
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Glasgow and Its Clubs: Or, Glimpses of the Condition, Manners, Characters ...

John Strang - Clubs - 1856 - 599 pages
...scorned and contemned. A custome loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmfull to the braine, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking...fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoake of the pit that is bottomlesse." Tho plant was at first cultivated in England, but was prohibited...
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Sir Walter Raleigh and the Period in which He Lived--

M. A. Thomson - 1856 - 287 pages
...that the custom of smoking " is loathsome to the eye, hatefull to the nose, harmefull to the braine, dangerous to the lungs ; and in the black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian_sinoake of the pit that is bottomless§;" whilst, at the same time, he imposed a prohibitory...
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