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I smell bad men," he growled--"the worst men I ever smelt.
Are you really not aware of the smell there is in the room?
Smell at the gates of the people and name them, ye jackals
Well," said his master, "I should not like him to take cold; but I don't like the smell of this stable.
Marvel not at that, Sancho my friend," said Don Quixote; "for let me tell thee devils are crafty; and even if they do carry odours about with them, they themselves have no smell, because they are spirits; or, if they have any smell, they cannot smell of anything sweet, but of something foul and fetid; and the reason is that as they carry hell with them wherever they go, and can get no ease whatever from their torments, and as a sweet smell is a thing that gives pleasure and enjoyment, it is impossible that they can smell sweet; if, then, this devil thou speakest of seems to thee to smell of amber, either thou art deceiving thyself, or he wants to deceive thee by making thee fancy he is not a devil.
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.
He could smell a crocodile farther off and more differentiatingly than could any man, than could even a salt-water black or a bushman smell one.
The contents of the flask were boiling furiously, while a villainous smell filled the room.
And while he talked on, holding Daughtry's eyes, a smell of roast meat began to pervade the air.
Talking of ideas, my Lizzie,' they were sitting side by side as they had sat at first, 'I wonder how it happens that when I am work, work, working here, all alone in the summer-time, I smell flowers.
You smell like flowers and--and fresh things," he cried out quite joyously.
But there was a strong smell of rats; and John Joiner spent the rest of the morning sniffing and whining, and wagging his tail, and going round and round with his head in the hole like a gimlet.