1 "I have been a rose," says the perfume.
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2 On the one hand, miasms; on the other, an ineffable perfume.
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3 When one passed near her, her whole toilette exhaled a youthful and penetrating perfume.
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4 Leblanc and his daughter had just quitted, a handkerchief, a very simple handkerchief, without embroidery, but white, and fine, and which seemed to him to exhale ineffable perfume.
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5 Algebra is applied to the clouds; the radiation of the star profits the rose; no thinker would venture to affirm that the perfume of the hawthorn is useless to the constellations.
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6 They send each other the song of the birds, the perfume of the flowers, the smiles of children, the light of the sun, the sighings of the breeze, the rays of stars, all creation.
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7 For him, Cosette was a perfume and not a woman.
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8 She was in unison with Father Gillenormand; while he erected joy into aphorisms and maxims, she exhaled goodness like a perfume.
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9 The soil was humid and glittering with the rain which had recently fallen, and the refreshed herbs sent forth their perfume with additional energy.
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10 She was clutching something in her hand, and the reek of heavy cheap perfume came into the room with her.
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11 The honeysuckle which draped the gullied red sides of the road in tangled greenery was piercingly fragrant as always after rain, the sweetest perfume in the world.
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12 She could not figure herself as anywhere but in a drawing-room, diffusing elegance as a flower sheds perfume.
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13 The film was a highly advertised and abysmal thing smacking of simpering hair-dressers, cheap perfume, red-plush suites on the back streets of tenderloins, and complacent fat women chewing gum.
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14 I say, that the motion of a Sperm Whale's flukes above water dispenses a perfume, as when a musk-scented lady rustles her dress in a warm parlor.
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15 Lena had given him one of Tiny Soderball's bottles of perfume for his mother, and he thought he would get some handkerchiefs to go with it.
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