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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 fumes thereof nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless. "
Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman Invasion to ... - Page 220
de James Peller Malcolm - 1811
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A Tour Through Holland, Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - 1807 - 334 pages
...sentence of this extraordinary composition is somewhat laughable. " The use of tobacco," he says, " is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrid Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." Few would wish to withhold from a Dutchman the...
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A Tour Through Holland: Along the Right and Left Banks of the Rhine, to the ...

Sir John Carr - 1807 - 328 pages
...sentence of this extraordinary composition is somewhat laughable. " The use of tobacco," he says, " is a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrid Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless." i Few would wish to withhold from a Dutchman the...
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A tour through Holland ... to the south of Germany, in ... 1806

sir John Carr - 1807 - 538 pages
...extraordinary composition is somewhat laughable. " The use of " tobacco," he says, " is a custom loathesome to the eye, " hateful to the nose, harmful to the...black stinking fume thereof, " nearest resembling the horrid Stygian smoke of the pit " that is bottomless/' * Few would wish to withhold from a Dutchman...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Including the Whole of Mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - 1810 - 510 pages
...fo" reign 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,...the " Lungs, and in the black stinking Fume thereof, " neerest resembling the horrible Stygian Smoke of " the Pit that is bottomless!" If even this small...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities Including the Whole of Mr. Bourne's Anti ...

John Brand - 1810 - 508 pages
...fo" reign 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,...the " Lungs, and in the black stinking Fume thereof, *' neerest resembling the horrible Stygian Smoke of " the Pit that is bottomless /" If even this small...
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The Leeds Correspondent, Volume 1

John Ryley, John Gawthorp, John Whitley - 1815 - 308 pages
...all foreign civil nations, and by all strangers that come amongst you, to be scorned and contemned;' a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible stygian pit that is bottomless." As to the smoking of tobacco, it may be beneficial to persons of gross, phlegmatic,...
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A History of the United States Before the Revolution: With Some Account of ...

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 590 pages
...Portugal, for you, Madam Dingley.'* King James winds up his Counterblast in the following words: — ' A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoko of the pit that is bottomless.' Works, p. 222. * Works, by Scott, vol. ii. pp. 25. 96 ; and in...
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Saturday night

Saturday night - 1824 - 968 pages
...by all foreign civil nations, and by all strangers that come among you, to be scorned and condemned; a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose,...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian (moke of the pit that is bottomless." If even this small specimen of our learned monarch's oratory,...
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The Anatomy of Drunkenness

Robert Macnish - 1828 - 210 pages
...passage occurs: — " It is a custom loathesome to the eye, hatefull to the nose, harmfull to the braine, dangerous to the lungs, and, in the black stinking...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoake of the pit that is bottomless." But notwithstanding this regal and sacerdotal wrath, the plant...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Ralegh with Some Account of the Period in ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1830 - 522 pages
...that the custom of smoking " is loathsome to the eye, hatefull to the nose, harmefull to the braine, dangerous to the lungs ; and in the black stinking...fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoake of the pit that is bottomless f;' whilst, at the same time, he imposed a prohibitory duty of...
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