The Soverane Herbe: A History of Tobacco

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Grant Richards, 1901 - 326 oldal

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219. oldal - ... 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.
263. oldal - She said ; then raging to Sir Plume repairs, And bids her Beau demand the precious hairs: (Sir Plume of amber snuff-box justly vain, And the nice conduct of a clouded cane...
15. oldal - We ourselves during the time we were there used to suck it after their manner, as also since our return, and have found many rare and wonderful experiments of the virtues thereof, of which the relation would require a volume by itself; the use of it by so many of late, men and women of great calling as else, and some learned physicians also, is sufficient witness.
10. oldal - ... and openeth all the pores and passages of the body: by which means the use thereof not only preserveth the body from obstructions, but also (if any be, so that they have not...
258. oldal - He was perfumed like a milliner, And 'twixt his finger and his thumb he held A pouncet-box, which ever and anon He gave his nose and took 't away again; Who, therewith angry, when it next came there, Took it in snuff...
262. oldal - who take it for no other end but to give themselves occasion for pretty action, or to fill up little intervals of discourse, I can bear with them ; but then they must not use it when another is speaking, who ought to be heard with too much respect, to admit of offering at that time from hand to hand the snuff-box.
3. oldal - ... dancing, clapping of hands, holding up of hands and staring up into the heavens, uttering therewithal, and chattering strange words and noises.
141. oldal - On the Mountains of the Prairie, On the great Red Pipe-stone Quarry, Gitche Manito, the mighty, He the Master of Life, descending, On the red crags of the quarry Stood erect, and called the nations, Called the tribes of men together.
10. oldal - There is an herb which is sowed apart by itself, and is called by the inhabitants Uppowoc: In the West Indies it hath divers names, according to the several places and countries where it groweth, and is used: the Spaniards generally call it Tobacco.
318. oldal - Counsellors cunning and silent — comforters true and tried, And never a one of the fifty to sneer at a rival bride? Thought in the early morning, solace in time of woes, Peace in the hush of the twilight, balm ere my eyelids close...

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