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snuffing

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  • For other uses, see Snuff (disambiguation). Snuff is a nicotine containing product made of ground or pulverised tobacco leaves. In recent years because of the ban on smoking in pubs in most European Union countries, the practice of snuff taking has increased somewhat. — “Snuff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Lobbuss/snuff" This page was last modified on 15 April 2007 at 13:56. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms. — “User:Lobbuss/snuff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • This corresponds culturally to the practice of drug induced "astral traveling" so common to the Americas and elsewhere. The practice of snuffing Cohoba was popular with the Taino and Arawakan peoples, with whom Christopher Columbus made contact.[3]. — “Cohoba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "For every one the want is bad," said the grey Sayer of the Law. "Some want to go tearing with teeth and hands into the roots of things, snuffing into the earth. It is bad." — “The Island of Dr Moreau” by HG Wells
  • After a while he re-entered it as if to snuff the candles, and, seeing the prince was lying on the sofa, looked at him, noticed his perturbed face, shook his head, and going up to him silently kissed him on the shoulder and left the room without snuffing the candles or saying why he had entered. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • If that man had seen him in decent company before he would have recognized him; but he had only seen him snuffing the lights in a public-house with a revolver. — “The Thirty-Nine Steps” by John Buchan
  • I spared a minute to open the gate for it, but instead of going to the house door, it coursed up and down snuffing the grass, and would have escaped to the road, had I not seized it and conveyed it in with me. — “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte
  • "Yes," said Pash, his dark face lighting up rather impishly, "there is the idea of nationalities; I dare say the wild asses are snuffing it, and getting more gregarious." — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot
  • There was a noise of chains running, as the cows lifted or dropped their heads sharply; then a contented, soothing sound, a long snuffing as the beasts ate in silence. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence

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