Usage examples for perfumed

  1. But the tobacco wuz perfumed so delightfully that there wuz no tobacco smell to it. – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  2. Sometimes his ghostly rondelay Broke on my dream at dawn of day, And through my open window stole The perfumed marvel of the May. – Eight Harvard Poets by E. Estlin Cummings S. Foster Damon J. R. Dos Passos Robert Hillyer R. S. Mitchell
  3. Then afterwards we sank into luxurious chairs in the rich perfumed drawing- room; we talked low and impressively to charming ladies; there was some exquisite music, so pure and sweet that it seemed to me to put to shame the complex and elaborate pageant of life in which we took part; and outside, one remembered, there were the rain- splashed streets, the homeless wind; and the toiling multitudes that made such delights possible, and gave of their dreary, sordid labour that we might sit thus at ease. – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  4. There, the trees still rustled in green luxuriance, to soft breezes perfumed with orange- trees and roses. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  5. Pick Ups told the Potato Face Blind Man, " They left a note in their own handwriting on perfumed pink paper. – Rootabaga Stories by Carl Sandburg
  6. She indifferently allowed her marvelous black hair that fell in two tresses over her shoulder to be caressed by the perfumed hands of the beautiful Onoto, who had heard her this evening for the first time and had thrown herself with enthusiasm into her arms after the last number. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
  7. In one case a perfumed clay was used, and, although the impressions secured 'resembled Eusapia's face grown old, ' no scent of the wax could be detected on her cheeks. – The Shadow World by Hamlin Garland
  8. It was a pretty, perfumed thing, and he knew the handwriting upon it well. – A Man and a Woman by Stanley Waterloo
  9. It was an April day in the Walnut Valley, with all the freshness of the earth just washed and perfumed by April showers. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  10. She opened the cedar doors of the wardrobes, and there issued a scent as of costly silk that has been perfumed with iris root. – The Faery Tales of Weir by Anna McClure Sholl
  11. The soft balmy air was perfumed with the invigorating fragrance of the pines. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  12. Soon as I've enough put by, I'll shed this perfumed suit and the cheap jewelry and take my wife where she can have a chance to forget I ever wore them. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  13. Carlyle brings before us a vast stage where the actors in the French Revolution appear: in the background, " five full- grown millions of gaunt figures with their hungry faces"; in the foreground, one young mother of seven children, " looking sixty years of age, although she is not yet twenty- eight," and trying to respond to the call for seven different kinds of taxes; and, also in the foreground, " a perfumed Seigneur," taking part of the children's dinner. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  14. He walked into the other drawing- room, which was occupied only by two ladies, where the lamp was burning softly on the little table in the corner, and the windows, half open, admitted the fragrant air, the perfumed breath and stillness and faint inarticulate noises of the night. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  15. As Elpinice spoke these words, he, smiling quietly, as it is said, returned her answer with this verse, - Old women should not seek to be perfumed. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  16. They don't care for strange scents,- they like plain animals better than perfumed ones. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)