spine-scent quotes

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...there is hope for a tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease. Though its root gro ...
A man has his distinctive personal scent which his wife, his children and his dog can recognize. A crowd has a generalized stink. ...
The morning rose, that untouched stands
Armed with her briars, how sweet she smells!
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No man worth his salt, no man of spirit and spine, no man for whom I could have any respect, could rejoice in the identification o ...
In early days, I tried not to give librarians any trouble, which was where I made my primary mistake. Librarians like to be given ...
Life must be aromatic.
There must be scent, somehow there must be some.
Pernicious weed! whose scent the fair annoys,
Unfriendly to society's chief joys.
It is hard going to the door
cut so small in the wall where
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The very form, the very scent,
not heavy, not sensuous,
but perilous perilous
of orchids, piled in a great sheath.
O for some sharp swish of a branch
there is no scent of resin
in this place.
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