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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

William Hone - 1859
...that me•Sinki your children begin lo play with broken pipes instead of corals, r>> make •»ay frir their teeth. You will find my visit short; I cannot...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 o\ er curious...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - 1859 - 332 pages
...D'Avenant, writing in 1634, speaks of the custom of smoking as " so much in fashion, that methinks your children begin to play with broken pipes instead of corals, to make way for their teeth." During the reign of Charles I., no alteration was made in the restrictive laws against tobacco. He...
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Dramatists of the Restoration: John Crowne

William Hugh Logan - 1873
...see it grow so much in fashion, thnt me-thinks your children begin to play with broken pipes in stead of corals, to make way for their teeth. You will find...your bread is too heavy, and you disdain the light sustenance of herbs. Your drink is too thick, and yet you are seldom over-curious in washing your glasses....
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 3

Sir William D'Avenant - 1873
...see it grow so much in fashion, that me-thinks your children begin to play with broken pipes in stead of corals, to make way for their teeth. You will find...your bread is too heavy, and you disdain the light sustenance of herbs. Your drink is too thick, and yet you are seldom over-curious in washing your glasses....
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The Dramatic Works of Sir William D'Avenant: With Prefatory Memoir ..., Volume 3

William D'Avenant - 1873
...see it grow so much in fashion, that me-thinks your children begin to play with broken pipes in stead of corals, to make way for their teeth. You will find...your bread is too heavy, and you disdain the light sustenance of herbs. Your drink is too thick, and yet you are seldom over-curious in washing your glasses....
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Anecdote Lives of the Later Wits and Humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1874
...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. WEATHEE WISDOM. The Jews say that the sun always shines on Wednesdays, because his birthday was on...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - 1876 - 332 pages
...pound a year fellowes, as Canon shot to young Sea-men." smoking as " so much in fashion, that methinks your children begin to play with broken pipes instead of corals, to make way for their teeth." During the reign of Charles I., no alteration was made in the restrictive laws against tobacco. He...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - 1876 - 332 pages
...pound a year fellowes, as Canon shot to young Sea-men." smoking as " so much in fashion, that methinks your children begin to play with broken pipes instead of corals, to make way for their teeth." During the reign of Charles I., no alteration was made in the restrictive laws against tobacco. He...
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Favorite Authors in Prose and Poetry

James Thomas Fields - 1884
...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. endeavored just as ineffectually to discourage the use of snuff-taking. His valet» de ckambre...
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The Soverane Herbe: A History of Tobacco

W. A. Penn - 1901 - 326 pages
...their education. In 1634 D'Avenant had protested that smoking was ' so much in fashion that methinks your children begin to play with broken pipes instead of corals to make way for their teeth.' Thirty years later children were taught to smoke, this being chiefly due to the lesson taught by the...
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