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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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De Bow's Review, Volumen2

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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Geographical and statistical

John Macgregor - 1847
...again ; going through with the same process, in clarifying and draining, as before. " JOEL WOODWOBTH." Stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that U bottomless.' The strong arm of the law opposed it ; the priest and the physician, the moralist and...
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Vegetable Physiology and Systematic Botany

William Benjamin Carpenter - 1848 - 607 páginas
...concludes with styling it " a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmfull to the braine, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." Notwithstanding such opposition, smoking, together with the use of snuff, has spread not only through...
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The Water Cure Journal and Hygienic Magazine, Volumen1

1848
...death were opened. A custom loathsome to the eye, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, uud iu the black, stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." The monarch, not content with writing against this favourite luxury, endeavoured to abolish its use...
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The Use of Tobacco: Its Physical, Intellectual and Moral Effects on the ...

William Andrus Alcott - 1848 - 88 páginas
...baneful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs." He also represents " its black stinking fumes," as nearest resembling the " horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." And again, as if to show still more strongly, his utter contempt of the vile plant, he says — " Some...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volumen2

Brand - 1849
...by all foreign civil nations, and by all strangers that come among you, to be scorned and contemned; a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." If even this small specimen of our learned monarch's oratory, which seems well adapted to the understanding...
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Peter Parley's Illustrations of Commerce

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1849 - 152 páginas
...he published a pamphlet entitled a " Counterblast to Tobacco," in which he stigmatizes smoking as " a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." The efforts of King James were of very little avail in restraining the use of tobacco ; and the settlers...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volumen3

Robert Kemp Philp
...proclamations and publications ; but they were of little avail. " Smoking," he says, in one of his works. " 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." THE WORK-TABLE...
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THE CONSTITUTION OF MAN.

GEORGE COMBE - 1850
...famous ' Counterblaste to Tobacco,' in which the following remarkable passage occurs : — ' It is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.'* But notwithstanding this regal and sacerdotal wrath, the plant extended itself far and wide, and is...
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Lectures on Materia Medica and Therapeutics: Delivered in the College of ...

John Brodhead Beck - 1851 - 581 páginas
...formal treatise against it, entitled a " Counter Blast to Tobacco," in which he says the use of it " is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." He states also that " if he should invite the devil to dine with him, he would among other things give...
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