In a few moments the savoury steam came forth again, but with a different flavor, and in good time a fine cod-chowder was placed before us.
However, a warm savory steam from the kitchen served to belie the apparently cheerless prospect before us.
Though the certainty of this criterion is far from demonstrable, yet it has the savor of analogical probability.
Also forget not the strange fact that of all things of ill-savor, Cologne-water, in its rudimental manufacturing stages, is the worst.
It was a collection of furnaces, fat-kettles, and oil sheds; and when the works were in full operation certainly gave forth no very pleasant savor.
Dropping his spade, he thrust both hands in, and drew out handfuls of something that looked like ripe Windsor soap, or rich mottled old cheese; very unctuous and savory withal.
The consequence is, that upon breaking into the hold, and unloading one of these whale cemeteries, in the Greenland dock, a savor is given forth somewhat similar to that arising from excavating an old city grave-yard, for the foundations of a Lying-in-Hospital.