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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?' he asked.
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."
he cried with his hand to his nose, that will do very well; but how like all creation it smells! Now in order to hold direct communication with the people on deck, he had to pull round the bows to the starboard side, and thus come close to the blasted whale; and so talk over it.
Roses, damask and red, are fast flowers of their smells; so that you may walk by a whole row of them, and find nothing of their sweetness; yea though it be in a morning's dew.
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.
Above all, there was that dreadful smell which pervaded everything and gave a horrible twang to every mouthful.
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.