References in classic literature ?
Besides my cigar, do you smell anything else--vile, abominable, overpowering, indescribable, never-never-never-smelt before?'
'You see, my friend, here are two of us, with as good noses as yours, who smell nothing.
Smell on, ye vultures, company by company, smell on!
As the others had done, so they did, and yet they worked otherwise, for this is the fashion of the Isanusis, that no two of them smell out in the same way.
"Well, sir, now you mention it, I think the drain does sometimes send back a smell; there may be something wrong, sir."
The bricklayer came and pulled up a great many bricks, but found nothing amiss; so he put down some lime and charged the master five shillings, and the smell in my box was as bad as ever.
Stubb was beginning to look disappointed, especially as the horrible nosegay increased, when suddenly from out the very heart of this plague, there stole a faint stream of perfume, which flowed through the tide of bad smells without being absorbed by it, as one river will flow into and then along with another, without at all blending with it for a time.
And this dreadful smell!" She threw open the window, and thrust her little golden-curled head out of it.
As he opened the hall door the vile smell of chemicals which had spoilt his breakfast met him with a redoubled virulence.
And while Daughtry waited, perplexed, confused, wondering why Doctor Emory did not proceed, the coal of fire burned his skin and flesh, till the smoke of it was apparent to all, as was the smell of it.
'that you smell flowers because you DO smell flowers.'
'em--an', my word, th' nice smells there is about!" sniffing with his happy turned-up nose.
And what a funny smell! It is something like mouse; only dreadfully strong.
Veil them, cover them, wall them round-- Blossom, and creeper, and weed-- Let us forget the sight and the sound, The smell and the touch of the breed!
The bees circle round a queenless hive in the hot beams of the midday sun as gaily as around the living hives; from a distance it smells of honey like the others, and bees fly in and out in the same way.