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used in Of Human Bondage

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to take great pleasure from; or the pleasure or flavor enjoyed
  • It was as though the beastly passion of that pair troubled them all; there was a feeling of Oriental depravity; a faint savour of joss-sticks, a mystery of hidden vices, seemed to make their breath heavy.
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (81% in)
  • The feast consisted of a pot-au-feu, which Miss Chalice had made, of a leg of mut ton roasted round the corner and brought round hot and savoury (Miss Chalice had cooked the potatoes, and the studio was redolent of the carrots she had fried; fried carrots were her specialty); and this was to be followed by poires flambees, pears with burning brandy, which Cronshaw had volunteered to make.
    47-48 — Chapters 47-48 (12% in)
  • Considering it, the mind reeled under visions of the feasts of Elagabalus; and the subtle harmonies of Debussy mingled with the musty, fragrant romance of chests in which have been kept old clothes, ruffs, hose, doublets, of a forgotten generation, and the wan odour of lilies of the valley and the savour of Cheddar cheese.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (35% in)
  • I yearn for it; and when I drink it I savour every drop, and afterwards I feel my soul swimming in ineffable happiness.
    81-82 — Chapters 81-82 (94% in)
  • There was a savoury smell of beefsteak in the room and Philip's eyes turned to the range.
    113-114 — Chapters 113-114 (39% in)
  • He did not know what there was in the air that made his senses so strangely alert; it seemed to him that he was pure soul to enjoy the scents and the sounds and the savours of the earth.
    119-120 — Chapters 119-120 (47% in)
  • A savoury smell spread over the air.
    119-120 — Chapters 119-120 (80% in)
  • She seemed to carry with her scents of the new-mown hay, and the savour of ripe hops, and the freshness of young grass.
    119-120 — Chapters 119-120 (95% in)

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