The scent of real food wafted towards her.
The enchanting, middle-aged Frenchman laid his hands on her head and, as she herself afterward described it, she felt something like a fresh breeze wafted into her soul.
A delicious smell mixing with giggles and laughter wafted from a sidewalk table where a group of young girls were peddling baked goodies.
Memon inspected the hold and the city until late afternoon, when the scent of roasting meat wafted from the massive kitchens behind the hold through the city.
In these instances most of the flowers were abortive, but a few were fertile, which he attributes to the dust of the apices having been wafted by the wind from other plants.
The accumulation of vast masses of snow, which have gradually been converted into permanent glaciers, maintains a gradation of very different climates within the narrow space that intervenes between the foot of the mountains and their upper ridges; it cools the breezes that are wafted to the plains on either side, but its most important function is to regulate the water-supply of that large region which is traversed by the streams of the Alps.
The first year the crop would be free from weeds, the second year only those grew whose seeds were wafted or carried by birds, the third year the crop required hoeing, which was done with sticks, and then the space was abandoned for new ground.
We discern a Christian section whose Christianity was political rather than religious, who were Romans first and Christians afterwards, whom a new breeze in politics might easily have wafted back to the old religion.
Beside, there were wafted to me evidences of unexplored and uncultivated continents on the other side.
I want the flower and fruit of a man; that some fragrance be wafted over from him to me, and some ripeness flavor our intercourse.
These must either have been ejected by submarine volcanoes or drifted by the wind from active vents, as the fine ash discharged by Krakatoa was wafted over the whole globe.
I was blown like a feather, I was wafted down tunnels.
wafted on the chilly, wintry air.
smoulderded on the shawl I was wrapped in and wafted by the breeze, the material smoldered then started to burn.
stench of stale urine wafted through the air.
Pupils enjoyed the delicacies on sale, the aroma of which wafted on the chilly, wintry air.
wafted through the air.
Silence fell, and the scent of blood and fire wafted into the garage.
He stood up to his neck in water, which flowed from him when he tried to drink of it; and over his head hung fruits which the wind wafted away whenever he tried to grasp them (Odyssey, xi.
Then, doffing his hat, he wafted back into the sky to continue on his way.
The enticing aromas of the evening meal I had missed still wafted through the air.
enticeenticing aromas of the evening meal I had missed still wafted through the air.
The aura of disinfectant, mingled with the light stench of stale urine wafted through the air.
The smell of bread and kebabs wafted in the open air and tho there was great activity the atmosphere was quite relaxed.
rancid, sour smell of dragon wafted up from the large pen below.
wafted down tunnels.
At the moment she is curled up on the floor of the bedroom, being gently wafted by the breeze of our fan!
wafted back into the sky to continue on his way.
wafted in the open air and tho there was great activity the atmosphere was quite relaxed.
But the restored governments in their terror of revolution would not realize that the late rgime had wafted a breath of new life over the country and left ineffaceable traces in the way of improved laws, efficient administration, good roads and the sweeping away of old abuses; while the new-born idea of Italian unity, strengthened by a national pride revived on many a stricken field from Madrid to Moscow, was a force to be reckoned with.
The rancid, sour smell of dragon wafted up from the large pen below.
It landed on the shawl I was wrapped in and wafted by the breeze, the material smoldered then started to burn.
At the moment she is curled up on the floor of the bedroom, being gently wafted by the breeze of our fan !
The chef stood outside in his whites, warming himself in the sun, and the aroma of wood smoke wafted from the kitchen.
563) this region is a plain at the farthest end of the earth on the banks of the river Oceanus, where the fair-haired Rhadamanthys rules, and where the people are vexed by neither snow nor storm, heat nor cold, the air being always tempered by the zephyr wafted from the ocean.
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