The Nature of Tobacco: Showing Its Destructive Effects on Mind and Body, Especially on Juveniles, Etc

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Nichols & Company, 1881 - 44 страница

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Страница 44 - Aid the dawning tongue and pen; Aid it, hopes of honest men; Aid it, paper — aid it type, — Aid it, for the hour is ripe, And our earnest must not slacken Into play; Men of thought and men of action, Clear the way!
Страница 5 - The Son of man will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom all causes of sin and all evildoers, and throw them into the furnace of fire; there men will weep and gnash their teeth. Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear (Matthew 13:36-43).
Страница 5 - The Son of man shall send forth his angels and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity ; and shall cast them into a furnace of fire : there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.
Страница 44 - With the Right shall many more Enter smiling at the door ; With the giant Wrong shall fall Many others great and small, That for ages long have held us For their prey. Men of thought and men of action, Clear the way...
Страница 18 - ... when any human being has succeeded in overcoming the strongest instinctive antipathies of his nature, and formed an appetite for this filthy weed, that appetite is extremely despotic in its power, and will not be appeased by any other stimulant, and is more difficult to overcome than...
Страница 24 - I am unable positively to observe ; but that it produces a predisposition to it, I am fully confident. Its influence upon the brain and nervous system generally, is hardly less obvious than that of alcohol, and if used excessively, is equally injurious.
Страница 31 - In this emergency, parliament passed a law (to take effect for two years) that the army at home should be supplied with bread made of unbolted wheat meal, solely for the purpose of making the wheat go as far as possible, and thus saving as much as they could from the home consumption, for the better supply of the army on the continent. Eighty thousand men were quartered in barracks in the counties of Essex and Suffolk.
Страница 35 - Italy are the last places to which we look for intellectual prowess. Poetry may, indeed, kindle up her fitful lamp at the funeral pile of the body : but it is not the poetry of Homer, or of Milton. " We have seen that the use of alcohol and tobacco tends powerfully to debilitate the constitution ; and the complaints, which they generate, descend hereditarily to posterity.
Страница 33 - It is a matter of undoubted certainty, that habitual tippling ! is worse than periodical drunkenness. The poor Indian, who, once a month, drinks himself dead all but simple breathing, will outlive, for years, the man who drinks little and often, I and is not, perhaps, suspected of intemperance.

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