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1  Rome smells worse under Vitellius than under Sylla.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
2  A flower should smell sweet, and woman should have wit.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
3  I smell from the street a delicious odor of Brie cheese.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
4  The report of the seizure stated that the drawer exhaled a strong smell of powder.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
5  The sense of smell, that mysterious aid to memory, had just revived a whole world within him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IV—A BOTTLE OF INK WHICH ONLY SUCCEEDED IN ...
6  There are, in fact, aromatics in the opinions of these venerable groups, and their ideas smelled of it.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
7  There will be no great change required in his gauntness, in his pallor, in his coldness, and in his smell.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—BLONDEAU'S FUNERAL ORATION BY BOSSUET
8  He who was there aspired to happiness; life smelled good; all nature exhaled candor, help, assistance, paternity, caress, dawn.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
9  A breath of air which made its way in through the open pane, helped to dissipate the smell of the charcoal and to conceal the presence of the brazier.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE
10  Madeleine clothed in the scarf which gave him authority over the town, he felt the sort of shudder which a watch-dog might experience on smelling a wolf in his master's clothes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VII—FAUCHELEVENT BECOMES A GARDENER IN PARIS
11  Blood-drinking bestiality, voracious appetites, hunger in search of prey, the armed instincts of nails and jaws which have for source and aim the belly, glare and smell out uneasily the impassive spectral forms straying beneath a shroud, erect in its vague and shuddering robe, and which seem to them to live with a dead and terrible life.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
ContextHighlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—THINGS OF THE NIGHT