The jealous little dog under the table would give a sniff
and a snort, just loud enough to call my attention to the flight.
In a sense, you know, it was flattering; but for the moment it made me feel as if I had been offered a pot of mustard to sniff
More nebulous were the memories of those early mornings when she had paused in the midst of getting breakfast to sniff
in the clover-laden air and think how wonderful it would be if only she needn't stay in the hot, stuffy kitchen but could be free to call Bill and go picnicking or loaf deliciously under one of the big elms.
At Mercy Farm, at Diana's Grove, at Castra Regis, and a few other spots, the negro stopped and, opening his wide nostrils as if to sniff
boldly, said that he smelled death.
On seeing him lying still the creature had probably approached to sniff
at him, but finding him dead had turned away again.
Don't raise your voice, for they have long ears--sharp eyes, too, but no power of scent, so far as I could judge, so I don't think they can sniff
There are the gushing young ladies who, having read "David Copperfield," have thereupon sought out a small, longhaired dog of nondescript breed, possessed of an irritating habit of criticising a man's trousers, and of finally commenting upon the same by a sniff
indicative of contempt and disgust.
Jackson had helped himself to a slice of the tepid filet which the mournful butler had handed him with a look as sceptical as his own, and had rejected the mushroom sauce after a scarcely perceptible sniff
Snagsby, pausing to sniff
and taste the air a little, "don't you observe, Mr.
And indeed my little mistress very soon sailed calmly out, followed by final warnings and expostulations hurled from the step: for the black stood watching her as she came steadily my way, now raising her head to sniff
the air, now stooping to pluck up a weed, the very picture of a prisoner seeking the open air for its own sake solely.
In the meantime I will do a little quiet work at your own doors, and perhaps the scent is not so cold but that two old hounds like Watson and myself may get a sniff
And then they both began sniffing, and, at the third sniff
, they caught it right on the chest, and rose up without another word and went out.