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" It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black .... fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless. "
The student's manual: designed, by specific directions, to aid in forming ... - Page 77
by John Todd - 1871 - 402 pages
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Popular cyclopaedia of natural science (by W.B. Carpenter).

William Benjamin Carpenter - 1842
...been tound in some great tobacco-takers, that aftei death were opened." He concludes with styling it " a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful! to the braine, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1844
...against both 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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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...against both 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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Smoking and Smokers: An Antiquarian, Historical, Comical, Veritable, and ...

George Thomas Fisher (Jun.), William Alfred Delamotte - Fiction - 1845 - 96 pages
...it, intituled, a " Counterblaste to Tobacco." Here, dear reader, is a specimen of royal folly " It is a custom 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...
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A Voice to Youth: Addressed to Young Men and Young Ladies

John Mather Austin - Conduct of life - 1847 - 391 pages
...appearance and health, and progress in study. When the fashion was so strong in England, that James I. could get no one to preach against it, his own royal...paragraph of this royal counterblast : ' It is a custom loathesome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the...
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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 book of object lessons, a teacher's manual

W J. Lake - 1857
...paralysis and torpor, vomiting, weakness, loss of appetite and indigestion. Termed by King James I. " a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs." In England an average of nineteen ounces per person consumed annually...
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The book of object lessons, a teacher's manual

W J. Lake - 1858
...paralysis and torpor, vomiting, weakness, loss of appetite and indigestion. Termed by King James I. " a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs." In England an average of nineteen ounces per person consumed annually...
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A short introduction to English history. School ser

English history - 1859
...yourselves both in person and goods, and taking also thereby the notes and marks of van ity on you. A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and to the lungs dangerous." King Charles I. left six children: Charles, who succeeded him ; James...
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The uses of plants in food, arts and commerce

Ellis A. Davidson - 1869 - 124 pages
...that he really took any trouble to inquire into the science of the matter. He winds up by saying : " It is a custom 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...
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