The Anatomy of Tobacco, Or, Smoking Methodised, Divided, and Considered After a New Fashion

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G. Redway, 1884 - Smoking - 86 pages
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Page 33 - ... stout To take a fifth e'er he gave out. " What, yet again ? the devil's in thee ! " Nat, fetch the pound of Sly's Virginia, " All the new pipes, and a fresh light ; " Your master says he'll smoak all night." ANON. : The Muse in Good Humour (1766). (Vide Appendix, page 320.) TOBACCO FILL UP THE BOWL. THE lazy Earth doth steam amain, And fumes and smokes beneath the rain : The Rivers, Brooks, and Rivulets are No less in smoke particular At nightfall : and the storm blast loud Is often wont to blow...
Page 85 - Tobacco Talk and Smokers' Gossip. An Amusing Miscellany of Fact and Anecdote relating to " The Great Plant" in all its Forms and Uses, including a Selection from Nicotian Literature.
Page 28 - A circle is a plane figure contained by one line, which is called the circumference, and is such, that all straight lines drawn from a certain point within the figure to the circumference are equal to one another : 16.
Page 33 - ... beneath the rain : The Rivers, Brooks, and Rivulets are No less in smoke particular At nightfall : and the storm blast loud Is often wont to blow a cloud Around the Mountain-tops, and they Do take delight in this same way, And send a fiery fume from out Their angry heights, and such a rout Of burnt-up ashes, that do strow Great cities in the plains below. The setting Sun is oft made dim With smoky mists that circle him. So all the World's on smoking bent, And puffs and fumes to its content :...
Page 65 - ... a thing can neither move in the place where it is, nor in the place where it is not. But this...
Page 85 - Gordon, His Journals at Khartoum. Printed from the Original MSS., with Introduction and Notes by A. EGMONT HAKE. Portrait, 2 Maps, and 30 Illustrations. 2 vols.
Page 33 - ... night." ANON. : The Muse in Good Humour (1766). (Vide Appendix, page 320.) TOBACCO FILL UP THE BOWL. THE lazy Earth doth steam amain, And fumes and smokes beneath the rain : The Rivers, Brooks, and Rivulets are No less in smoke particular At nightfall : and the storm blast loud Is often wont to blow a cloud Around the Mountain-tops, and they Do take delight in this same way, And send a fiery fume from out Their angry heights, and such a rout Of burnt-up ashes, that do strow Great cities in the...
Page 51 - And this is a pipe to be beheld with reverence and awe ; for is it not the very tubulus philosophorum Germanicorum — the pipe of German philosophers ? Have I not with mine own eyes seen the mighty Spitsbubius in his study holding such a pipe in his hand, and filling it from a mighty jar beside him ? Is not the pipe used by the gigantic Dummerkopfius in the compilation of his...
Page 84 - I bid thee farewell, wishing thee half as much pleasure in the reading as I have had in the writing, which in truth has not been a little.

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