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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 fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless. "
The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopædia of anecdote, a coll. by W. Oxberry - Página 168
editado por - 1822
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Dicing with Death: Chance, Risk and Health

Stephen Senn - 2003 - 251 páginas
...explanations, we divert to consider a key study that helped establish the association. Smoke without fire?2' A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinkingfume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless....
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The Smoking Puzzle: Information, Risk Perception, and Choice

Frank A. Sloan, Vincent Kerry Smith, Donald H. Taylor - 2003 - 273 páginas
...(Davidson 1996, p. 22). He wrote in 1604 that smoking tobacco was "a custom loathsome to the eyes, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs and [that] the black stinking fume thereof, resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."2...
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Ware Family History: Descendants from Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Kings ...

Wanda Ware DeGidio - 2003 - 450 páginas
...Smoking or chewing the "Indian Weed" became a fad in England. King James I pronounced that smoking was "loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the Lung," but its popularity formed the basis for the prosperity of the first successful...
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A Small Dose of Toxicology: The Health Effects of Common Chemicals

Steven G. Gilbert - 2004 - 280 páginas
...children coming into contact with nicotine insecticides or tobacco products. 5.5 Health effects Smoking is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless. Nicotine is a highly toxic drug, with only 60 mg being lethal to an adult. The average cigarette contains...
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Side Lights on English History: Extracts from Letters, Papers, and Diaries ...

Ernest F. Henderson - 2004 - 464 páginas
...mannerly kind entertain her servant than by giving him out of her fair hand a pipe of tobacco. ... A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless. La-ui of King James to restrict the Use of Tobacco. (In Arber.) Oct. 17, 1604. . . . Whereas Tobacco...
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Stop that Heart Attack!

Derrick Cutting, Peter Maddocks - 2004 - 392 páginas
...daily routine Use stairs, not lifts and escalators Use legs more and wheels less Chapter 20 Smoking 'A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.' James I (James VI of Scotland) (1 566-1 625) A Counterblast to Tobacco, 1604 Like the 'wisest fool...
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Neurological Aspects of Substance Abuse

John Calvin M. Brust - 2004 - 477 páginas
...mass. In 1604 King James I of England, associating tobacco with witchcraft, pronounced smoking "... a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." James forbade domestic production of tobacco and raised the duty on tobacco by 4000%. During the 17th...
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Bahama Saga: The epic story of the Bahama Islands

Peter Barratt - 2004 - 360 páginas
...Britain, King James 1" of England (James 6th of Scotland) dismissively remarked of tobacco: 'Smoking is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless', European food before the discovery of the new world was fairly bland so the Europeans went literally...
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Turner's Worms.Realizing Expectations

A. A. Sorensen - 2004 - 416 páginas
...also corrupt her sweet breath, or else resolve to live in a perpetually stinking torment. Smoking is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible smoke of hell." "Those are my sentiments, as well," said James. "When did tobacco growing start in...
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The Social Psychology of Health: Essays and Readings

William D. Marelich, Jeff S. Erger - 2004 - 353 páginas
...The next year. King James. in his Counterbluste lo Tobacco. said that smoking is a "custome lothesome to the eye. hateful to the nose. harmful to the brain. dangerous to the lungs. and in the black and stinking fume thereof. nearest resembling the horrible stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."...
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