1 When these fellows are at fault they come to me, and I manage to put them on the right scent.
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2 As I watched him I was irresistibly reminded of a pure-blooded well-trained foxhound as it dashes backwards and forwards through the covert, whining in its eagerness, until it comes across the lost scent.
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3 What amuses me is to think of Lestrade, who had started off upon the wrong scent.
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4 They rolled in the dew, they cropped mouthfuls of the sweet summer grass, they kicked up clods of the black earth and snuffed its rich scent.
5 They were at fault too, and off the scent.
6 Even she caught the faint, tarry scent of the flowers.
7 They had a faint scent of apple-blossom.
8 'The scent is what I object to,' he said.
9 There was a fresh sweet scent on the air.
10 Depend on it, they're on the scent down there; and that if he moved, he'd blow upon the thing at once.
11 One pound, said Fagin, wishing to interest him in the scent as much as possible.
12 Of all the horrors that rose with an ill scent upon the morning air, that was the foulest and most cruel.
13 They'll never expect to nab me there, after this country scent.
14 It was a stagnant, warm, and misty night, full of all the heavy perfumes of new vegetation not yet dried by hot sun, and among these particularly the scent of the fern.
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15 Three miles on he came to a spot where a soft perfume was wafted across his path, and he stood still for a moment to inhale the familiar scent.
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