1 He had a closet in his room, fitted up for the purpose, which smelt of the scented soap like a perfumer's shop.
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2 He brought the bottle to his lips, and took a fiery drink from it; and I smelt the strong spirits that I saw flash into his face.
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3 A waiter showed me into the coffee-room; and a chambermaid introduced me to my small bedchamber, which smelt like a hackney-coach, and was shut up like a family vault.
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4 After which, we went shivering, at that uncomfortable hour, to our respective beds, through various close passages; which smelt as if they had been steeped, for ages, in a solution of soup and stables.
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5 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.
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6 The envelope was of paper as thick as bark; on the oblong yellow paper there was a huge monogram, and the letter smelt of agreeable scent.
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7 The wet of the rain spurting up in tiny drops could be smelt in the air.
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8 The room smelt warm and sweet; of clothes drying; of milk; of biscuits and warm water.
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9 But even on windless days the air always smelt of something under-earth: sulphur, iron, coal, or acid.
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10 She just sat and stared and looked dazzled, and felt nothing, only somewhere she smelt the extraordinarily unpleasant smell of the bitch-goddess.
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11 The room smelt close and unwholesome; the walls were dirt-discoloured; and the ceiling blackened.
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12 He was back in a moment, and I smelt a strong reek of brandy as he passed me.
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13 Vast sections of it have been cleared, for this is the seat of the first iron-works of the country, and the trees have been felled to smelt the ore.
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14 Even the soil smelt sweet and clean.
15 Jim smelt it and bit it and rubbed it, and said he would manage so the hair-ball would think it was good.
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