It is not altogether a bad thing to have criminal ancestors. An arsonist grandfather may bequeath one a nose for smelling smoke.
Came the great Popinjay Smelling his nosegay: In cage like grots The birds sing gavottes.
"My interest is, my one hobby is, maintaining a democracy. If you get these 500,000 soldiers advocating anything Smelling of Fascism, I am going to get 500,000 more and lick the hell out of you, and we will have a real war right at home."smedley butler
A fresh green the Smelling leaves displayAnd glittering as they tremble, cheer the daythomas parnell
Here, too, was the guide, the beacon, for such times as humanity might be in danger; here was the Guardian of Whom all humans knew — not an exterior force, nor an awesome Watcher in the sky, but a laughing thing with a human heart and a reverence for its human origins, Smelling of sweat and new-turned earth rather than suffused with the pale odor of sanctity.theodore sturgeon
It could justly claim to be called the ugliest town in the Old World: its inhabitants, who want it to be pre-eminent in everything, very likely make that claim for it … And the stench! If at rare moments you stop Smelling sulphur it is because you have begun Smelling gas.george orwell
Laughter is the climax in the tragedy of seeing, hearing and Smelling self-consciously.
Alone until she dies, Bessie Bighead, hired help, born in the workhouse, Smelling of the cowshed, snores bass and gruff on a couch of straw in a loft in Salt Lake Farm and picks a posy of daisies in Sunday Meadow to put on the grave of Gomer Owen who kissed her once by the pig-sty when she wasn't looking and never kissed her again although she was looking all the time.dylan thomas
As I search the archives of my memory I seem to discern six types or methods which divide themselves from one another with measurable distinctness. There is the type magisterial or imperative; the type laconic or sententious; the type conversational or homely; the type refined or artificial, Smelling of the lamp, verging at times upon preciosity or euphuism; the demonstrative or persuasive; and finally the type tonsorial or agglutinative, so called from the shears and the pastepot which are its implements and emblem.benjamin n. cardozo