From its summit I could now make out through a haze of smoke
the Palace of Green Porcelain, and from that I could get my bearings for the White Sphinx.
Their cooking was all done at mid-day, when the fire makes no glare, and a moderate smoke
cannot be perceived at any great distance.
The former, however, shortly roused himself to new exertions, and, drawing his companion after him, they skirted the edge of the smoke, the young man penetrating frequently into its dense volumes in search of a passage, but in every instance without success.
As auxiliary to this scarcity of fuel, one of the large springs which abound in that country gushed out of the side of the ascent above, and, after creeping sluggishly along the level land, saturating the mossy covering of the rock with moisture, it swept around the base of the little cone that formed the pinnacle of the mountain, and, entering the canopy of smoke near one of the terminations of the terrace, found its way to the lake, not by dashing from rock to rock, but by the secret channels of the earth.
As need was, therefore, it applied itself lustily to the pipe, and sent forth such abundant volleys of tobacco smoke
that the small cottage kitchen became all vaporous.
When this crack closes no smoke
can reach them, and if we hasten to extinguish the flames I believe they will be safe.
Sometimes they threw upon the fire green branches with many leaves, whereupon the smoke
became very thick.
He was withered, and blind, and senile, gibbering and mowing like some huge ape as ever he turned and twisted, and twisted back again, the suspended head in the pungent smoke
, and handful by handful added rotten punk of wood to the smudge fire.
After that hour, Alban was free to smoke
his pipe, and to linger among trees and flower-beds before he returned to his hot little rooms in the village.
Wear as many as you like, and I'll smoke
in peace," returned this bad boy.
He waited an hour; two hours; three hours; but the Serpent was always there, and even from afar one could see the flash of his red eyes and the column of smoke
which rose from his long, pointed tail.
The air was thick and murky with the smoke
of it; and this, combined with the violent movement of the ship as she struggled through the storm, would surely have made me sea-sick had I been a victim to that malady.
great events,' when there is much roaring and smoke
Tom blew his smoke
aside, after he had been smoking a little while, and took an observation of his friend.
Moreover, he sent an express to the wharf for the tumbling boy, who arriving with all despatch was enjoined to sit himself down in another chair just inside the door, continually to smoke
a great pipe which the dwarf had provided for the purpose, and to take it from his lips under any pretence whatever, were it only for one minute at a time, if he dared.