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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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John Todd - 1882
...princely antidote may be gathered from the following closing paragraph of this royul Counterblast. " It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...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...
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The Baltimore Engineers and the Chesapeake Bay, 1961-1987

Joseph L. Arnold - Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) - 1988 - 127 pages
...turned to the growing of tobacco. In spite of the view of England's King James that the yellow weed was "loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain" and "dangerous to the lungs," the tremendous popularity of tobacco in England and Europe drew thousands...
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Governance Without Government: Order and Change in World Politics

James N. Rosenau, Ernst-Otto Czempiel, Steve Smith - Law - 1992 - 311 pages
...immediate response was to prohibit smoking. King James I of England, in 1603, described smoking as "a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the 68 Except where noted, the following account is taken from Count Corti, A History of Smoking, trans....
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The Hazards of Life and All That: A look at some accidents and safety ...

J Bond - Science - 1996 - 238 pages
...our health had in mind the following consequence of what James I of England and VI of Scotland called 'A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs.' It happened in Portsmouth on 24th June 1809, at the height of the Napoleonic wars. A battalion of returning...
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Strategic Management in a Hostile Environment: Lessons from the Tobacco Industry

Raymond M. Jones - Business & Economics - 1997 - 189 pages
...recent. In an often-quoted treatise published in 1604, England's King James I wrote that smoking was "a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible Sugian smoke of the pit that is bottomless" (Dillow. 1981). At the turn of the century in America,...
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A New Dictionary of Eponyms

...of Scotland (later James I of England) voiced bitter and blunt objections. He referred to smoking 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." Amurat,...
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Health Psychology: Theory and Practice

Felicity Allen - Psychology - 1998 - 344 pages
...17th-century Turkey (Roskies, 1991). James I of England, an early opponent, denounced pipe smoking as 'a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs' (see Kiple, 1993: 177). Despite all this, the tobacco monopoly brought in huge sums in revenue for...
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Drugs of Abuse and Addiction: Neurobehavioral Toxicology

Raymond Niesink, R.M.A. Jaspers, L.M.W. Kornet, J.M. van Ree - Medical - 1998 - 368 pages
...authoritative condemnation of the practice by King James I in 1604 in his Counterblasts to tobacco, "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"19. In some...
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Smoking in British Popular Culture 1800-2000: Perfect Pleasures

Matthew Hilton - History - 2000 - 284 pages
...repeated in Victorian print surely as often as it must have been read in the early seventeenth century: 'a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...the lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless'.1' After overcoming these initial...
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Handbook of Public Relations

Robert L. Heath - Business & Economics - 2001 - 802 pages
...by early 16th-century explorers. Duringthe 17th century, England's King James said that tobacco was "loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs" (quoted in Mackenzie, 1986, p. 13). Since the early 20th century, experimental studies among lower...
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