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Abuse And Praise Of Tobacco
This is my friend Abel, an honest fellow; He lets me...

What Could He Do?
This was another of Marriot's perplexities of the heart. He...

Gilray's Flower-pot
I charge Gilray's unreasonableness to his ignoble passion f...

Tobacco Triumphant: Smoking Fashionable And Universal
Tobacco engages Both sexes, all ages, The poo...

How Heroes Smoke
On a tiger-skin from the ice-clad regions of the sunless no...

The First Pipes Of Tobacco Smoked In England
Before the wine of sunny Rhine, or even Madam Clicquot's,...

Vanity All Is Vanity
...

Later Victorian Days
When life was all a summer day, And I was under tw...

The Romance Of A Pipe-cleaner
We continued to visit the _Arcadia_, though only one at ...

Man Know Thy-self
...

The Ghost Of Christmas Eve
A few years ago, as some may remember, a startling ghost...

A Covnter-blaste To Tobacco
That the manifolde abuses of this vile custome of _Tobacco_...

When My Wife Is Asleep And All The House Is Still
Perhaps the heading of this paper will deceive some read...

The Arcadia Mixture Again
One day, some weeks after we left Scrymgeour's house-boa...

Arcadians At Bay
I have said that Jimmy spent much of his time in contributi...

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stimulus. Alcohol, ever true to its companion, steps in and su...

Smoking Under King William Iii And Queen Anne
Hail! social pipe--thou foe of care, Companion of my...

My Last Pipe
The night of my last smoke drew near without any demonst...

House-boat Arcadia
Scrymgeour had a house-boat called, of course, the _Arcadia...

Smoking Unfashionable: Early Georgian Days
Lord Fopling smokes not--for his teeth afraid; Sir T...



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stimulus. Alcohol, ever true to its companion, steps in and supplies
this artificial stimulus. It is a scientific fact that tobacco is
responsible for more drunkards than alcohol. I know from my own
experience, that smoking naturally calls for drinking. Walk through
your town and look at the signs, and you will see them allied under
the same colors, liquors and cigars, beer and pipes,--always. When
biddy can furnish but one decanter there you can get 'two cigars for
a cent.' When a party of old gout-toed wine-bibers make a supper what
do they do? Drink and smoke. When a party of Indians, trappers or
soldiers gets to town to have a blow out, what do they do? Drink and
smoke. When bloods go out on a 'bender' what do they do? Drink and
smoke. When low unprincipled men, thieves, villians, rowdies, rakes,
murderers, the filth and offscourings of humanity meet together to
carouse or design devilish schemes, what do they do? Drink and smoke.





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