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" I thought you so ungracious as to use it in public assemblies ; and yet I see it grow so much in fashion, that methinks your children begin to play with broken pipes instead of corals, to make way for their teeth. "
London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis ... - Page 180
by David Hughson - 1805
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The Table Book, Volume 1

William Hone - 1827
...find my visit short ; I cannot stay to eat with you, because your bread is too heavy, and you distrain the light substance of herbs. Your drink is too thick, and yet you are seldom over curious in washing your glasses. Nor will I lodge with you, because your beds seem no bigger than...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - 1835
...ungracious as to use it in public assemblies ; and yet I see it grow so much in fashion, that methinks your children begin to play with broken pipes instead...with you, because your bread is too heavy, and you distrain the light substance of herbs. Your drink is too thick, and yet you are seldom over curious...
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The Doctor, &c, Volumes 1-2

Robert Southey - 1836
...fared sumptuously every day : and it had grown so much in fashion, that it was said children " began to play with broken pipes, instead of corals, to make way for their teeth." Louis XIV. endeavoured just as ineffectually to discourage the use of snuff-taking. His valets de chambre...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1837
...assemblies ; and yet I see it grow so much in fashion, that methinks your children begin to play with btoken pipes instead of corals, to make way for their teeth. You will find my fisit short; I cannot stay to eat with you, because your bread is too heavy, and you distrain the light...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 3

William Hone - 1838
...ungracious »» to use it in public assemblies ; and yet I see it grow so much in fashion, that meIhinks your children begin to play with broken pipes instead...corals, to make way for their teeth. You will find my »isit short ; I cannot stay to eat with you, because your bread is too heavy, and you distrain the...
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The London Saturday journal, Volumes 1-4

1841
...ungracious as to use it iu public assemblies; and yet I see it grow so much iu fashion, that melhinks your children begin to play with broken pipes, instead of corals, to make way for their teeth." A contributor to " Hone's Every Day Book" remarks, that " among the Curioste Cantabrienses it may be...
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The Literary world, conducted by J. Timbs, Volume 3

John Timbs - 1840
...themselves. ' When the practice of smoking was first introduced mto England, it was said children "began to play with broken pipes instead of corals, to make way for their teeth." WEATHER-WISDOM. The Jews say that the Sun always shines on Wednesdays, because his birth-day was on...
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The New Mirror, Volume 3

George Pope Morris, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1844
...and yet I see il grow so much in; fashion, that metliinks your children begin to play with, bruken pipes, instead of corals, to make way for their teeth....You will find my visit short; I cannot stay to eat: wiih you, because your bread is too heavy, and you dis. ¡ dain the slight sustenance of herbs : your...
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Sanitary Economy: Its Principles and Practice ; and Its Moral Influence on ...

1850 - 320 pages
...ungracious to use it in public assemblies; and yet I see it grow so much in fashion, that methinks your children begin to play with broken pipes instead of corals, to make way for the teeth. You will find my visit short : I cannot stay to eat with you, because your bread is too...
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The Railway Anecdote Book: A Collection of the Best and Newest Anecdotes and ...

1850 - 192 pages
...themselves." When the practice of smoking was first introduced into England, it was said children "began to play with broken pipes, instead of corals, to make way for their teeth." ADVANTAGES OF EABLY TEAINING. The following dialogue is reported to have passed at the Queen's County...
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