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Letter "O" » odor
«There is a peculiar burning odor in the room, like explosives. the kitchen fills with smoke and the hot, sweet, ashy smell of scorched cookies. The war has begun.»
Author: Alison Lurie
, smoking room
«Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.»
«?She looked into the distance, and the old terror flamed up for an instant, then sank again. Edna heard her father's voice and her sister Margaret's. She heard the barking of an old dog that was chained to the sycamore tree. The spurs of the cavalry officer clanged as he walked across the porch. There was the hum of bees, and the musky odor of pinks filled the air.?»
Author: Kate Chopin
, The Hum
«The act of smelling something, anything, is remarkably like the act of thinking. Immediately at the moment of perception, you can feel the mind going to work, sending the odor around from place to place, setting off complex repertories through the brain, polling one center after another for signs of re recognition, for old memories and old connection.»
Author: Lewis Thomas
, place setting
, send off
, sign off
«All finite things reveal infinitude: The mountain with its singular bright shade Like the blue shine on freshly frozen snow, The after-light upon ice-burdened pines; Odor of basswood upon a mountain slope, A scene beloved of bees; Silence of wate»
Author: Theodore Roethke
, bright blue
, light upon
, Shine On
«There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted»
«The blossom cannot tell what becomes of its odor; and no man can tell what becomes of his influence»
«Nothing awakens a reminiscence like an odor»