She had taken the bouquet of violets and breathed the perfume to cool her feverishness.
"They soon lose their perfume," replied the sombre Old Year.
How far away all that already was, and with what perfume had it not filled his life!
In vain they woo him with their beauteous eyes and breath of perfume.
The perfume of violet scent was almost unbearable, but he did not flinch.