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Spontaneous Combustion

Spontaneous Combustion

by G.L. Pease The fact is, Squire, the moment a man takes to a pipe, he becomes a philosopher. It’s the poor man’s friend; it calms the mind, soothes the temper, and makes a man patient under difficulties. It has made more good men, good husbands, kind masters, indulgent fathers, than any other blessed thing […]

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Spontaneous Combustion

Spontaneous Combustion

by G.L. Pease “Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which con- templates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty. One person may even perceive deformity, where another is sensible of beauty; and every individual ought to acquiesce in his own sentiment, without pretending to regulate those of […]

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Spontaneous combustion

Spontaneous combustion

  by Gregory Pease As pipe smokers, we are living in increasingly turbulent times. For years, even decades, we’ve been on the outside, shunned by anti-tobacco zealots and looked upon as something of a quaint anachronism by those who enjoy their pipe weeds in more convenient forms. We’ve become used to being on the out- […]

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Spontaneous Combustion

Spontaneous Combustion

by G.L. Pease To the casual observer, pipe smoking must seem a simple thing. Some carefully selected, aged, blended and shredded leaves are casually stuffed into a simple furnace, introduced to a flame and gently consumed by fire, bringing the smoker moments of contentment and contemplation and the apparently immeasurable pleasures of taste and aroma, […]

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Spontaneous Combustion

Spontaneous Combustion

by G.L. Pease Last week, I had to replace the battery in my beloved aging Volkswagen. (Please indulge me. I promise I’ll get to the tobacco stuff in a bit.) I went out to the curb, pushed the button on my key fob, and instead of the reassuring thunk of the door lock and enthusiastic […]

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Spontaneous combustion

Spontaneous combustion

by G.L. Pease A couple of months ago, I was asked to lead a virtual tobacco “crawl” on one of the Internet’s many pipe smoking forums. (For those who don’t know, a virtual tobacco crawl is a shared online experience in which participants all sample the same selection of tobaccos in a given sequence and […]

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Spontaneous combustion

Spontaneous combustion

by G.L. Pease We are pleased to introduce a new column, “Spontaneous combustion,” by Gregory Pease of G.L. Pease Tobacco. Pease is widely admired not only as a remarkably talented tobacco blender and a gifted photographer but as a pipe collector with a rare discernment for detail. He has been one of the judges for […]

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