You were simply reeking with conceit when I met you this morning.
And the process is repeated again and again, the virulence of the poison being increased each time, until the horse's blood is fairly reeking with antitoxine.
They lay on one another in heaps, or attempted to crawl about--some itching madly with leprosies--some swollen and gasping with dropsies--some wetly reeking, like hands washed in winter-time.
Here, as, with audacious disregard of the chance-medley of smashed guards and obliterated paddle-boxes, the great water-wagons graze wheels upon the ripple-paved turnpike of the river, the steamboat-runner, squalidly red from the effects of last night's carouse, and reeking sensibly of the alcoholic "morning call," may be recognized by the native manner in which he makes the pier peculiarly his own,--by the inflammatory character--which unremitting dissipation has imparted to the inhaling apparatus of his unclassical features,--by the filthy splendor of his linen, which a low-buttoning waistcoat, gorgeous and dirty likewise, unbosoms disadvantageously to the gaze of the beholder,--by the invariable "diamond" pin, of gift-book style, with which the juncture of the first-mentioned integument is effected, if not adorned,--and, above all, by the massive guards and guy-chains with which his watch is hitched on to the belaying arrangements of Chatham Street garments, the original texture and tint of which have long been superseded by predominant grease.
Jim took charge of him, receiving in return a glance from the pony that positively reeked of malice.
It reeks of everything unclean, morally and physically.
No doubt if she removes her watchful eye and turns to bathe her baby, her tenement will reek with smoking fat.