The strong smell of sulfur, and a choking sensation of the lungs indicated the presence of ---- gases.
Sweet it was in one sense, honey-sweet, and sent the same tingling through the nerves as her voice, but with a bitter underlying the sweet, a bitter offensiveness, as one smells in blood.
"Wise witch-doctress, thou canst `smell out' their spirits once more in the darkness before thou diest.
Traitors who fellowship with filthy graft And find one single virtue in the creed Of these Republicans who long have ruled These Islands with despotic, cruel hand, Until their tyranny doth smell to Heav'n, Indeed should find no place to lay their heads Within the bounds of Democratic fold.
M<u:>ller cites a lady who was permitted to smell from an empty bottle and who regularly lost consciousness when she was told that the bottle contained laughing gas.
Of course, most of the smells on the ship would make us pass out from their potency if we didn’t have noseplugs.
The water, when Lady Glyde attempted to drink it, had so strange a taste that it increased her faintness, and she hastily took the bottle of salts from Count Fosco, and smelt at it.
And thou, O most noble and obedient squire that ever bore sword at side, beard on face, or nose to smell with, be not dismayed or grieved to see the flower of knight-errantry carried away thus before thy very eyes; for soon, if it so please the Framer of the universe, thou shalt see thyself exalted to such a height that thou shalt not know thyself, and the promises which thy good master has made thee shall not prove false; and I assure thee, on the authority of the sage Mentironiana, that thy wages shall be paid thee, as thou shalt see in due season.
A light rain fell, pattering off the palms that lined her street and splashing down in wet, fat drops, bringing an earthy smell up from the soil.
Perhaps they get a man smell off us.
Well, early one morning we hid the raft in a good, safe place about two mile below a little bit of a shabby village named Pikesville, and the king he went ashore and told us all to stay hid whilst he went up to town and smelt around to see if anybody had got any wind of the "Royal Nonesuch" there yet. ("
The decanter of sherry was on the table half full, but there was a queer, acrid smell about.
That they do so in good faith may be assumed, but to smell through melted glass is impossible.
After that she went smelling round the room, evidently with the idea of making herself at home.
He went to and fro, as if patrolling the house, and was never out of sight of the room where Lucy lay in her coffin, strewn with the wild garlic flowers, which sent, through the odour of lily and rose, a heavy, overpowering smell into the night.
Finally, I discovered that the odor was due to the fact that I knew most of these flowers to be such as are laid on coffins—are smelled during interment.
There are all things preserved distinctly and under general heads,each having entered by its own avenue: as light, and all colours andforms of bodies by the eyes; by the ears all sorts of sounds; allsmells by the avenue of the nostrils; all tastes by the mouth; andby the sensation of the whole body, what is hard or soft; hot or cold;or rugged; heavy or light; either outwardly or inwardly to the body.