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When his lordship retired early, as was his custom, the other men adjourned once more to the billiard-room.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
When Cortez made conquest of Mexico in 1519 smoking seemed to be a common as well as an ancient custom among the natives.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
But for the most part even industry and endowment were powerless against the inertia of custom and the dead-weight of environment.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
In 1634 he also prohibited the landing of tobacco any where except at the quay near the custom house in London.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It has long been the custom for advertisers in the continental journals to typify their wares.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Some affirm that he wrote to please royalty, but if so why did he not condemn the custom to appease the wrath of a sapient king.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In France the habit of snuffing was the most popular mode and to this day the custom is more general than elsewhere.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He had once loved dearly, and he had sought to forget the one he had so loved because of the Custom of the Country and its law.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
This work describes the fops and men of fashion of its time, and shows how popular the custom of tobacco taking had become.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Throughout the German States the custom of smoking is universal and tobacco enters largely into their list of expenditures.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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