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Tobacco is a filthy weed, That from the devil does proceed, It drains your purse, it burns your clothes, And makes a chimney of your nose.  - Benjamin Waterhouse
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Attributed to Voltaire, but first used by Evelyn Beatrice Hall, writing under the pseudonym of Stephen G Tallentyre in the book "The Friends of Voltaire" (1906), as a summary of Voltaire's beliefs. Variant: "I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it."
Benjamin Waterhouse
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Bio: Benjamin Waterhouse was a physician, co-founder and professor of Harvard Medical School. He is most well known for being the first doctor to test the smallpox vaccine in the United States, which he carried out on his own family.

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