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And the man who had done all this—a vulgar upstart out of Paris, reeking of leather and the barrack-room still lived!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The assassins in the court-yard, with weapons reeking with blood, were howling for their prey.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
I routed him out, in the dim mephitic place reeking of sour bedding, and put Petersen in his charge.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Too feeble to walk or to stand, he crawled away from the (p. 413) dying and the dead, over the ground reeking with filth.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
"That's probably why I found my private laboratory reeking of cyanide fumes a fortnight later," remarked Dorr dryly.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
And then he left the hot reeking room in the borough court, and went out into the fresher, but still sultry street.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
He touched neither pen nor book in the morning, but left the reeking atmosphere of those rooms as soon as possible.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
He smiled at the triumph of his race, mounted his pony and with his reeking war-ax moved through the terrible scene.
THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON
The Indian laughed tauntingly, as he held up his reeking hand, and answered: "It is red, but it comes from white veins!"
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
The engine pulls up with a crash; the reeking horses are removed and led aside.
LIFE IN THE RED BRIGADER.M. BALLANTYNE
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