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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 Sin of Tobacco Smoking and Chewing: Together with an Effective Cure for ...

Albert Sims - Tobacco use - 1878 - 76 pages
...King James I. of England in 1619, should have characterized tobacco as "loathsome to the eye, hurtful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and the stinking fumes thereof, resemble the horrible stygiaii of the pit that is bottomless?" But what...
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Bibliotheca Therapeutica, Or, Bibliography of Therapeutics ..., Volume 2

Edward John Waring - Materia medica - 1879 - 933 pages
...yourselves both in persons and goods, and taking also thereby the marks and notes of vanity upon you; by custom thereof making yourselves to be wondered at...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian pit that is bottomless ! " 1673. BABNSTEIN, H. Miraculum Tabaci. Francof. 1676. [WITHEBS, G.] Touchstone...
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Five minutes to spare, extracts on varied subjects

John Guard - 1879
...Counterblast, against the practice of smoking, then comparatively new. He calls it ' a practice or 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.' Footeiana....
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The Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated, Volumes 72-73

Phrenology - 1880
...kingdoms. King James I. of England issued a " Counterblaste to Tobacco," in which he described its use as "a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs." Likening the " fumes thereof to the horrible stygian smoke of the bottomless...
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Science at Home: A Series of Popular Scientific Essays Upon Subjects ...

James Robinson Nichols - Science - 1881 - 289 pages
...universal. King James, in his celebrated "Counterblast to Tobacco," denounced the smoking of cigars as " a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible stygian smoake of the pit that is bottomless." Pope Urban VIII. issued a bull against it. The Russian Government...
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Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880 ..., Volume 14

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1881
...century. King James I, of England issued a Co-unterblunte lo Tobacco, in which he described its use as " 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." All opposition,...
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American Journal of Dental Science

Dentistry - 1881
...novelty, so basely grounded, so foolishly received, and so grossly mistaken in the right use thereof? A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in black stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit which is bottomless."—...
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The Angelus, Volume 1

1876
...Ural to Iceland, it is common among all conditions of men. In vain King James opposed its use as " A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and the black, stinking fame thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."...
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A history of England for family use and the upper classes of schools, by the ...

Augusta Theodosia Drane - 1881 - 829 pages
...yourselves both in person and goods, and taking also thereby the notes and marks of vanity on you. A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and to the lungs dangerous." Tea was first brought into Europe by the Dutch in 1G10, and its use was...
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The American Magazine, Volume 14

1882
...attacked it through his " Counterblaste," in which he described smoking as "loathsome to the eye, hurtful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the...stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygiaa smoke of the pit that is bottomless." James's practice differed from his opinion, as he was...
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