This smoke (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.
I listened with amazement to this explanation, which Holmes delivered between the puffs
of his cigarette.
He could see puny puffs
of smoke and the flash of bombs, but never a sound came down to him.
The atmosphere was close and the air came at them in languid puffs
She had pink cheeks and snow-white hair which she wore in quaint little puffs
over her ears.
He was very glad that he had managed to do what he wanted, and though the wind smoked more of the cigarette than he did, he still got two or three puffs
and felt more cheerful.
But the land breeze had begun to die away with the rising sun, and now came only in failing puffs
It was as easy as could be to imagine they were puffed
when I was alone in the east gable, but it was awfully hard there among the others who had really truly puffs
Oh, the French have the reputation of being the best cooks in the world," rejoined the Story Girl, "but I know they can't beat your jam turnovers and plum puffs
Thaddeus Sholto looked from one to the other of us with an obvious pride at the effect which his story had produced, and then continued between the puffs
of his overgrown pipe.
Tom is encouraged by a remark or two of the guard's between the puffs
of his oily cheroot, and besides is getting tired of not talking.
With every puff
of the wind the fire leaped upward from the hearth, laughing and rejoicing at the shrieks of the wintry storm.