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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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Tobacco, the Bane of the Times: Read, Think, be Wise

Joel Hawes - Tobacco use - 1861 - 50 pages
...drunkenness, as a disabling (injuring) of both persons and goods, and in conclusion declares it to be a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...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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Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York

American Institute of the City of New York - Agriculture - 1861
...Notwithstanding King James used to say, " that it was hateful to the nose, loathsome to the eye, hurtful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black...stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible stygean smoke of the pit that is bottomless." Pope Urban, the Eighth, published a bull against its...
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What Put My Pipe Out, Or, Incidents in the Life of a Clergyman ...

George Cruikshank - Smoking - 1862 - 123 pages
...by all foreign nations, and by all strangers that come among you to be scorned and contemned. It 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." " That...
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The clerk's instructor and manual

Clerk - 1862
...Tobacco." The strength of the royal antidote may be gathered from the subjoined sentence : — " It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black fume thereof, nearly resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." The practice...
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Ethical and Physiological Inquiries: Chiefly Relative to Subjects of Popular ...

Alexander Hamilton Dana - Ethics - 1862 - 308 pages
...King James' Counterblast was not extravagant in designating it as " a custom loathsome to the eyes, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black and stinking fumes thereof, nearest resembling the horrible /Stygian] smoke of the pit that is bottomless."...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

Fraternal organizations - 1862
...description of its use by King Jamie: — " A custom loatbsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmfull to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fumes thereof, neerest resembling the horrible Stygian smonke of the pit that is bottomless." But it...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1866
...nations'and by all strangers that come among you, and be scorned, and contemned ; a custom both fulsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain,...stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stigian . smelle of the pit that is bottomless." Such quotations as these are surely sufficient to...
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Elgin: and a guide to Elgin cathedral, together with reflections evoked by ...

John Shanks (of Elgin.) - 1866
...royal intellect in writing against it. In his " Counterblast to Tobacco," he says that the use of it is "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." But he amply made up...
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A School History of England

John Jacob Anderson - Great Britain - 1870 - 302 pages
...treatise, against it, which he called "The Counterblaste to Tobacco," and in which he described it as " a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs." Asparagus, artichokes, cauliflowers, and a variety of other vegetables...
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Chambers's Encyclopędia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 9

Ephraim Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1870
...ccutury. King Jam» I. of England issued a Coitnterhlaete to '1 ubaceo, in which he described its use as ' a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to tiw brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible...
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