Shimerda opened the bag and stirred the contents with her hand, it gave out a salty, earthy smell, very pungent, even among the other odours
of that cave.
which now filled the refectory was scarcely more appetising than that which had regaled our nostrils at breakfast: the dinner was served in two huge tin-plated vessels, whence rose a strong steam redolent of rancid fat.
Whereupon cards followed, with aunt Kimble's annual failure to follow suit, and uncle Kimble's irascibility concerning the odd trick which was rarely explicable to him, when it was not on his side, without a general visitation of tricks to see that they were formed on sound principles: the whole being accompanied by a strong steaming odour
All I can say is," said Sancho, "that I did perceive a little odour
, something goaty; it must have been that she was all in a sweat with hard work.
He suffered much from a morbid acuteness of the senses; the most insipid food was alone endurable; he could wear only garments of certain texture; the odours
of all flowers were oppressive; his eyes were tortured by even a faint light; and there were but peculiar sounds, and these from stringed instruments, which did not inspire him with horror.
At the bottom there was a dark, tunnel-like passage, through which came a deathly, sickly odour
, the odour
of old earth newly turned.
The "bari-outang," grilled on the coals, soon scented the air with a delicious odour
It dawned upon me to what end the puma and the other animals-- which had now been brought with other luggage into the enclosure behind the house--were destined; and a curious faint odour
, the halitus of something familiar, an odour
that had been in the background of my consciousness hitherto, suddenly came forward into the forefront of my thoughts.
Now, as I say, I had four left, and while I stood in the dark, a hand touched mine, lank fingers came feeling over my face, and I was sensible of a peculiar unpleasant odour
Another had such a very dirty old uniform that there was an unpleasant odour
in his proximity.
In the distance, the hammers of some calkers pounded the hull of a ship, and the sultry breeze brought them an odour
I do not mean that they smell badly so much as that each of them seems to contain something which gives forth a rank, sickly-sweet odour
For three weeks, at least, her inward life had consisted of little else than living through in memory the looks and words Arthur had directed towards her--of little else than recalling the sensations with which she heard his voice outside the house, and saw him enter, and became conscious that his eyes were fixed on her, and then became conscious that a tall figure, looking down on her with eyes that seemed to touch her, was coming nearer in clothes of beautiful texture with an odour
like that of a flower-garden borne on the evening breeze.
These nuts are then hermetically sealed with a resinous gum, and the vegetable fragrance of their green rind soon imparts to the oil a delightful odour
I had stood long alone before it, fascinated by the terrible reality of that cunning, relentless face, till I felt a strange poisoned sensation, as if I had long been inhaling a fatal odour
, and was just beginning to be conscious of its effects.