He stayed seated on the edge of the gallery and began to smoke cigarettes which he rolled himself of perique tobacco.
It is said that the output of genuine perique is small, being well under 50,000 lbs.
His perique went far toward helping him fight the gnawing of hunger.
It has been stated above that much of the perique tobacco is a substitute for the genuine.
The perique and Louisiana tobacco are the principal varieties cultivated, and attain nearly the size of Connecticut seed leaf.
perique tobacco may be used not only for smoking, but for chewing and for snuff.
But there is a good deal of substitute perique sold in lieu of the genuine kind.
Of American tobaccos suitable for this purpose, none have acquired a wider reputation at home than perique.
In the case of the tobacco known as perique the curing process is more or less peculiar to itself.