"Wear as many as you like, and I'll smoke
in peace," returned this bad boy.
A fire was left burning, to guide them by its column of smoke, and the travellers proceeded on their march.
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.
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.
Jock Horner, quiet as was his way, gave no sign; but the blood surged darkly across Smoke
's forehead, and he half opened his mouth to speak.
Quilp looked at his legal adviser, and seeing that he was winking very much in the anguish of his pipe, that he sometimes shuddered when he happened to inhale its full flavour, and that he constantly fanned the smoke
from him, was quite overjoyed and rubbed his hands with glee.
(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.
Prince Bagration, having reached the highest point of our right flank, began riding downhill to where the roll of musketry was heard but where on account of the smoke
nothing could be seen.