Their trail has been discovered, perhaps, and followed up for many a mile; or their smoke
has been seen curling up out of the secret glen, or has been scented by the savages, whose sense of smell is almost as acute as that of sight.
It was a challenge, but Smoke
refused to accept it.
away, you dog,' said Quilp, turning to the boy; 'fill your pipe again and smoke
it fast, down to the last whiff, or I'll put the sealing-waxed end of it in the fire and rub it red hot upon your tongue.'
every man smokes
, even Uncle Alec, whom you think so perfect," began Charlie, in his teasing way.
(or flame, perhaps, would be the better word for it) was so bright that the deep blue sky overhead and the hazy stretches of brown common towards Chertsey, set with black pine trees, seemed to darken abruptly as these puffs arose, and to remain the darker after their dispersal.
The billowing smoke
was filled with horizontal flashes.
He was withered, and blind, and senile, gibbering and mowing like some huge ape as ever he turned and twisted, and twisted back again, the suspended head in the pungent smoke
, and handful by handful added rotten punk of wood to the smudge fire.
Little had ever taken place when thy noise and smoke
"Yes, dear," he answered, with a glance following a misty puff of smoke
. "Just as soon as I have finished my cigar.
This fire blazed all night, and was amply replenished at daybreak; so that the towering pillar of smoke
could not but be descried by the wanderers if within the distance of a day's journey.
While he was speaking, the curtain of smoke
that had concealed the hollow, driven by a rising wind, began to move from right to left as if drawn by an invisible hand, and the hill opposite, with the French moving about on it, opened out before them.
no more-- He tossed the still lighted pipe into the sea.