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" It is this horrid smoke which obscures our churches and makes our palaces look old, which fouls our clothes, and corrupts the waters, so as the very rain and refreshing dews which fall in the several seasons, precipitate this impure vapour, which with... "
Air and Health - Page 153
by Ronald Campbell Macfie - 1909 - 345 pages
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Fumifugium; Or, the Inconvenience of the Aer and Smoake of London

John Evelyn - Air - 1772 - 49 pages
...in fome hundreds. i piceaque gravatum Fcedat nube diem ' ; It is this horrid Smoake which obfcures our Churches, and makes our Palaces look old, which fouls our Clothes, and corrupts the Waters, fo as the very Rain, and refrefhiug Dews which fall in the feveral Seafons, precipitate this impure...
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On the History and Art of Warming and Ventilating Rooms and ..., Volume 1

Robert Stuart - Heating - 1845
...moveables, tarnishing the plate, gilding and furniture, and corroding the very iron bars, and stones. It is this horrid smoke which obscures our churches, and makes our palaces look old. How it sticks on the hands, and faces, and linen of our fair ladies and nicer dames who reside constantly...
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On the history and art of warming and ventilating rooms and buildings, by ...

1845
...moveables, tarnishing the plate, gilding and furniture, and corroding the very iron bars, and stones. It is this horrid smoke which obscures our churches, and makes our palaces look old. How it sticks on the hands, and faces, and linen of our fair ladies and nicer dames who reside constantly...
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Sanitary Engineering, Volume 6

1881
...accompany its sulphur, and executing more in one year than, exposed to the pure air of the country, it could effect in some hundreds. It is this horrid smoke...look old, which fouls our clothes, and corrupts the water, which scatters and strews about those black and smutty atoms upon all things which it comes,...
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Social Life in England from the Restoration to the Revolution, 1660-1690

William Connor Sydney - Great Britain - 1892 - 463 pages
...consumption and other diseases of the chest were very common. " It is this horrid smoake," wrote Evelyn, " which obscures our churches, and makes our palaces...clothes, and corrupts the | waters, so as the very rains and refreshing dews which i fall in the several seasons precipitate this impure / vapour, which,...
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The prevention of smoke combined with the economical combustion of fuel

William Charles Popplewell - 1901 - 203 pages
...the time of the Stuarts. In a pamphlet written by Evelyn, in the reign of Charles I., it is said : " It is this horrid smoke which obscures our churches...which fouls our clothes and corrupts the waters, so that the very rain and refreshing dews, which fall in the several seasons, precipitate this impure...
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Combustion and Smokeless Furnaces

Joseph Weller Hays - Combustion - 1906 - 104 pages
...entitled "Fumifugina," published in the reign of Charles the First, attacked the nuisance as follows: ^ v "It is this horrid smoke, which obscures our churches...which fouls our clothes and corrupts the waters, so that the very rain and refreshing dews which fall in the several seasons precipitate this impure vapor,...
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Air, the Environment and Public Health

Anthony Kessel - Medical - 2006 - 243 pages
...focus on aesthetics and cleanliness, Evelyn powerfully depicted the dirtiness of 'this horrid Smoake which obscures our Churches, and makes our Palaces...old, which fouls our Clothes, and corrupts the Waters . . . diffuses and spreads a Yellownesse upon our choycest Pictures and Hangings . . . and kills our...
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Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Volumes 18-19

Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) - Meteorology - 1892
...consumption and diseases of the chest were very common. ' It is this horrid smoake,' wrote Evelyn, ' which obscures our churches and makes our palaces...our clothes, and corrupts the waters, so as the very rains and dews which fall in the several seasons precipitate this impure vapour, which with its black...
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Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Volume 19

Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) - Meteorology - 1893
...consumption and diseases of the chest were very common. ' It is this horrid gmoake,' wrote Evelyn, ' which obscures our churches and makes our palaces...our clothes, and corrupts the waters, so as the very rains and dews which fall in the several seasons precipitate this impure vapour, which with its black...
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