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Then the banker, the cultivator, and the soldier prepared their pipes and wrapped the compartment in choking, acrid smoke, spitting and coughing and enjoying themselves.
Her father, with an acrid smile, withdrew his finger.
Blunt, with a faint grimace, as though the words had an acrid taste in his mouth.
As I entered, however, my fears were set at rest, for it was the acrid fumes of strong coarse tobacco which took me by the throat and set me coughing.
In Kidd rose from its depth all that acrid humour that is the strange salt of the seriousness of his race.
She looked at the books again--black, brown, and that acrid theological blue.
At the same time, as though an invisible hand had lifted the weight which had repressed her tears in her heart for so long, she began to weep, and, in proportion as her tears flowed, she felt all that was most acrid and bitter in her grief depart with them.
As soon as they entered Philip understood what the acrid smell was which he had noticed in the passage.
Well, madam," he began, stooping over the book close to his daughter and placing an arm on the back of the chair on which she sat, so that she felt herself surrounded on all sides by the acrid scent of old age and tobacco, which she had known so long.
In his spare build and thin, though healthy, cheeks, she saw tokens of an angular and acrid soul.
The smoke of forest fires hangs low over the surrounding landscape, its acrid fumes smarting the eyes of a little party of six who stand waiting the coming of the train that is to bear them away toward the south.
A ship was blazing brightly alongside one of the wharves near the bridge, and the air was full of drifting smuts and of a heavy acrid smell of burning.