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Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce

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Author: E.R. Billings
Published: 1875
Language: English
Wordcount: 162,133 / 472 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 14.6
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 1,003
Added to site: 2008.01.31
mnybks.net#: 19904
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Nature, Health

WITH AN ACCOUNT OF ITS VARIOUS MODES OF USE, FROM ITS FIRST DISCOVERY UNTIL NOW.

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- Smoking in Japan -- Tobacco Boxes -- Tobacco Jars -- Musings over a Pipe -- Sad Fate of a Chewer -- Triumph of the Anti's -- The Smoker's Calendar -- Doctor Parr as a Smoker -- Smoking on the Battle-Field -- Literary Smokers -- Doctor Clarke on Tobacco -- Noted Smokers -- Pleasant Pipe -- A Tobacco World -- Cruelty of Smokers -- Men like Pipes -- Universal Use................... 150

CHAPTER VIII.

SNUFF, SNUFF-BOXES AND SNUFF-TAKERS.

Its Introduction -- Boxes and Graters -- Mode of Preparation -- Snuff-Boxes -- A Celebrated Manufacturer -- The Snuffing Period -- The Monk and his Snuff-Box -- A Pinch of Snuff -- Pleasures of Smelling -- Frederick the Great -- Eminent Snuff-Takers -- The Story in Verse -- "Come to my Nose" -- Snuff Manufacture -- Preparation of Tobacco -- Grinding the Leaves -- Flavoring the Snuff -- Profits Made -- Love of Tobacco -- Chewing and Dipping -- Advantages of Dipping -- The First Snuffers -- Famous Snuff-Takers --

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