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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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The Facts about Nicotine

Suzanne LeVert - 2007 - 112 páginas
...popularity, some countries began to recognize its dangers. The English king James I believed that smoking was a "custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...black stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the stygian [hellish] smoke of the pit that is bottomless." He put a 4,000 percent tax on tobacco, a practice...
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Lord Baltimore: Founder of Maryland

J. Dennis Robinson - 2006 - 112 páginas
...Calvert worked devotedly, had once called smoking a disgusting habit. In 1604, he wrote, "Smoking is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs." He originally tried to tax the product out of existence. But the public became so attracted to pipe...
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Ending the Tobacco Holocaust

Michael Rabinoff - 2006 - 452 páginas
...smoking tobacco and realize it was addictive/7 l 604 — King James l of England claims tobacco is "(a) custom loathsome to the eye. hateful to the nose,...horrible stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."-' l 798 — Benjamin Rush, the first American professor of chemistry and a signer of the Declaration...
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Ending the Tobacco Holocaust

Michael Rabinoff - 2006 - 452 páginas
...smoking tobacco and realize it was addictive.27 1 604 — King James I of England claims tobacco is "(a) custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...resembling the horrible stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless."28 1798 — Benjamin Rush, the first American professor of chemistry and a signer of the...
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From Witchcraft to Wisdom: A History of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the ...

Geoffrey Chamberlain - 2007 - 352 páginas
...French encountered. Four-fifths of the people were still in the country but an increasing number were "A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...stinking fume thereof nearest resembling the horrible stinging smoke of the pit that is bottomless." James 1 counterblasting tobacco (1604) 35 Protest. mi...
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Sea Venture: Shipwreck, Survival, and the Salvation of the First English ...

Kieran Doherty - 2007 - 276 páginas
...bankrupt themselves, spending £300 or £400 per year to feed their filthy habit.16 Smoking, he said, is 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."1' Though...
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Ideas and Adventures, 1200-1700

Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss - 2007 - 403 páginas
...ire of James I of England, and he delivered a scathing edict against tobacco. He deplored smoking as a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs. He increased the tax on tobacco 4,000 percent, to no avail. Notwithstanding royal fulminations, tobacco...
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Frontiers: A Short History of the American West

Robert V. Hine, John Mack Faragher - 2007 - 248 páginas
...English consumers by Francis Drake in the 1580s, and despite King James's description of the habit as "loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs," by the 1610s a craze for smoking had created strong consumer demand. Tobacco made the Virginia colony...
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Dump Your Toxic Waist

Derrick Cutting - 2008 - 471 páginas
...into your daily routine Use stairs, not lifts and escalators Use legs more and wheels less 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) (1566-1 625) A Counterblast to Tobacco, 1 604 Like the 'wisest fool...
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Visibility

Boris Starling - 2008 - 369 páginas
...isn't it?" Angela said, when she had finished. "Giving me a cigarette would be better," Mary replied. "Loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless," Angela said. Herbert and Mary stared at her in surprise. "James the Sixth," Angela continued. "A man...
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