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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Smell
 
  Smells like a fertilizer factory on a sunny afternoon.
            —Anonymous
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  Smellynge as the rose ay fresh and redolent.
            —Alexander Barclay
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  Smells as sweet as any posy.
            —Thomas Killigrew
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  Smells worse than a tallow-chandler’s shop in the dog-days.
            —Charles Macklin
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  He smells like a fish; a very ancient and fish-like smell.
            —William Shakespeare
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  Smells of gunpowder like a soldier’s pouch.
            —Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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