A Quote by James I of England on custom and danger

A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.

James I (1566 - 1625)

Source: A Counterblast to Tobacco (1604)

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