balsam-scented love

Definitions

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  • adjective smelling of balsam resin

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Seriously, she has clue what to do about Iraq and has made no contribution whatsoever, other than that during her recent trip to Iraq she delivered 100 balsam-scented "Scent of Maine" sachets to the troops.

    Yogurt Mogul Hirshberg Mulling Challenge To Sununu

  • She dipped a cloth in the warm balsam-scented water, and gently wiped first his face and then his lax hands.

    Ship Of Magic

  • The air smelled of pitch and the balsam-scented sticks that were always burned in the spirit house to make the ancestors 'spirits welcome.

    Stone of Tears

  • Broken in health, he had turned wearily from the rush and clamor of the city to the clear, balsam-scented air of the woods, where he was fast gaining a health and vigor that he had not believed possible.

    Followers of the Trail

  • Then the balsam-scented air, and the dew-laden bushes along the chattering little stream as it flows over a chaos of broken granite or works itself into a boiling froth, only to jump headlong into a quiet green pool.

    Buffalo Roost

  • Then he would slip away to the balsam-scented hilltop and be perfectly happy sweeping the chapel floor, dusting the pews, polishing the brasswork, rearranging the hymnals in the racks.

    Where the Blue Begins

  • And while Youth and its Laughter -- a chaos of color and shrill crescendos -- was surging back and forth across the flower-wreathed piazzas, and violins were wheedling, and Japanese lanterns drunk with candle light were bobbing gaily in the balsam-scented breeze, little

    Little Eve Edgarton

  • Even groping through a balsam-scented darkness with one hand clasping the thrilly fingers of a lovely young girl, this distaste did not altogether leave him.

    Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs

  • All three breathless, all three excited, all three reproachful, -- they swept into the warm, balsam-scented Rattle-Pane House with a gust of frost, a threat of disaster.

    Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs

  • Keith -- "Johnny" they used to call him up and down the few balsam-scented streets -- his father's right-hand man mentally but a little off feed, as his chum, Reddy McTabb, used to say, when it came to the matter of muscle and brawn.

    The River's End

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