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Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 pages
|"The South of France." ed. by Robert Phelps. 1966). 5 The rankest compound of |
villainous smell that ever offended nostril. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616)
, English dramatist, poet. Sir John Falslaff, in The Merry Wives of Windsor, act 3, ...
|He knows Shakespeare scented mothballs, when he made Falstaff speak of 'the |
rankest compound of villainous smells that ever offended nostril.' Camphor balls
he despises, likewise; but, as I have both a cedar closet and a cedar chest, ...
|I never enter the But but my nostrils are assailed with that odour of omnium |
yatherum always perceptible where there is a ... the bees, but to the non-elect I
doubt not it is — 'The rankest compound of villainous smells That ever offended
1908 - 1029 pages
|SMELL. Falstoff. The rankest compound of villainous smell that ever offended |
nostril. Shakespeare. The Kerry Wivet of Windtor. Act iii. Sc. S. 1. 94. Trinculo. He
hath a very ancient and fishlike smell. Ibid. The Ttmpent. Act i i . 8c. 2. In K6I11, a
|SMELL. — Villainous. Fal. Uy the lord, a buck-basket! — rammed me in with foul |
shirts and smocks, socks, foul stockings, greasy napkins ; that, master Brook,
there was the rankest compound of villainous smell that ever offended nostril.
M. W. ...
|Smell A very ancient and fish-like smell. Shakespere, Tempest, act ii. sc. 2. — |
The rankest compound of villainous smell that ever offended nostril. — Ibid.,
Merry Wives, act iii. sc. 5. Smile. — One may smile and smile, and be a villain.
|<evil smell (of Moor-ditch)> <(Falstaff 's) ill repute>9 "disagreeableness; sth. |
considered offensive (to the sense of ... im Waschkorb — in Verbindung gebracht
wird: " ... the rankest compound of villainous smell that ever offended nostril". 53.
Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 pages
|Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) English poet of Cologne The rankest |
compound of villainous smell that ever offended nostril. William Shakespeare (
1564-1616) English dramatist, poet Of nothing are you allowed to get the real
odor or ...
|Yet, as if that were not sufficient to torment their olfactory nerves, a he-goat is |
often introduced in the stable ; an animal which, of all others, has " the rankest
compound of villainous smell that ever offended nostril." There are some people
|... consider how muchhe is indebted to this precious animal, e never would suffer |
him to be so shamefully neglected. ... in the stable; an animal, which,' of all others
, has “ the rankest compound of villainous smells that ever offended nostrils.