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Yes, it was her body he smelt, a wild and languid smell, the tepid limbs over which his music had flowed desirously and the secret soft linen upon which her flesh distilled odour and a dew.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He smelt the awful odor, saw the dirt, disorder, and miserable condition, and heard the groans, and felt that nothing could be done to help.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Crupp, had cut the dispute short, by informing that lady that she smelt of my brandy, and that she would trouble her to walk out.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Biddy was astir so early to get my breakfast, that, although I did not sleep at the window an hour, I smelt the smoke of the kitchen fire when I started up with a terrible idea that it must be late in the afternoon.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
He looked at her hair and longed to touch it again, and to tell her that it smelt of the woods; but he had never learned to say such things.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
A strange multiplicity of sensations seized me, and I saw, felt, heard, and smelt at the same time; and it was, indeed, a long time before I learned to distinguish between the operations of my various senses.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
But she put down the dish of food and the glass of wine in front of him, and when he smelt the wine, he was unable to resist the temptation, and took a deep draught.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
The sorrel nag offered me a root, which he held (after their manner, as we shall describe in its proper place) between his hoof and pastern; I took it in my hand, and, having smelt it, returned it to him again as civilly as I could.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
In an hour or so the packing houses would be closing and the men coming in from their work; and they would not come into a place that smelt of Jurgis.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context