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"I feel so light that it would take little to waft me up to the sky," said Martha, hoping so to create sympathy.

The Little Washingtons' TravelsLillian Elizabeth Roy

Not quite as loudly heard perhaps, as usual, for there was no wind to waft it, but in tones wondrously clear and sweet.

These will burn easily and safely, and the blue smoke from them will simulate a waft from woodland embers.

But very sad it is to leave the Alps, to stand upon the terraces of Berne and waft ineffectual farewells.

An overwhelming weakness bows me down, and the warm atmosphere seems to waft towards me the odour of hair.

A single plant, thirty feet from an open window, will waft its perfume into the room.

Old-Time GardensAlice Morse Earle

Would that the wind would snatch her up, and waft her to her husband.

But even the prairies of the West are destined to waft their superabundance here.

There was just wind enough to waft on the raft; but many days must pass before they could possibly reach land.

The South Sea WhalerW.H.G. Kingston

The seeds are usually furnished with silken down or a delicate parachute to waft them abroad.

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