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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 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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