SCENT


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SCENTSystem for a Customs Enforcement Network (EU)
SCENTSociety for Conversion of Extraterrestrial Nascent Totalitarianisms (Sci-Fi/Gaming)
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Presently the body scent of the deer told Tarzan that his prey was close at hand.
She scented nothing now; she could only see and hear, without understanding anything.
Is there any possible way of guessing approximately how long a scent will remain?
After a few minutes' waiting, two well-known runners, chosen for the hares, buckled on the four bags filled with scent, compared their watches with those of young Brooke and Thorne, and started off at a long, slinging trot across the fields in the direction of Barby.
Now it is well known that when there are many of these flowers together their odor is so powerful that anyone who breathes it falls asleep, and if the sleeper is not carried away from the scent of the flowers, he sleeps on and on forever.
The air was spicily and sweetly heavy with the scents of wild aromatic plants and gorgeous tropic blooms.
The wind was blowing off the ocean, so Tarzan knew that the authors of the scent were west of him.
As clearly as though he had seen her with his eyes, Tarzan knew that the lioness had caught the scent of the freshly killed pigs and immediately had moved down wind in their direction.
The sullen bulls of the older generation still hated him as beasts hate those of whom they are suspicious, whose scent characteristic is the scent characteristic of an alien order and, therefore, of an enemy order.
Ghostlike scents crept out of the meadows to meet us, and the fir wood before we came to the church was a living sweetness of Junebells growing in abundance.
This half-crown the landlord no sooner got scent of, than he opened after it with such vehement and persuasive outcry, that the boy was soon overcome, and consented to take half-a-crown more for his stay.
We could not smell it for its scent is being blown in the other direction, and so I bent my ears and eyes down wind where my nose cannot travel."