q15

Jan. 11th, 2017 08:49 am
dubdobdee: (hobbs)
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q15:
i: Of what does Fenton smell?
ii: In what odour did the thieving Jim Crow die?
iii: What inaccurate name is applied to the ursine foot?
iv: Who are compared to fish in beginning to smell after three days?
v: What are similar to chemicals, in that closer analysis results in a worsening odour?
vi: Whose recently discovered Sense of Smell, now just leaves Taste unaccounted for?
vii: What fragrance did the lovers inhale within Prince Eugen’s collection?
viii: What smell fills the air in the absence of the Electrician?
ix: What smells characterised Camberley at 9 o’clock?
x: What is ubiquitous, invisible and odourless?

COMPLETED:
i: Fenton is not the deer-chasing dog of internet fame but a fellow in The Merry Wives of Windsor who "smells April and May" (googled by [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell)
ii: THE JACKDAW OF RHIEMS died in the "odour of sanctity": it stole a cardinal's ring and was made a saint in The Ingoldsby Legends (googled by [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell)
iii: is possibly the STINKING HELLEBORE aka BEAR'S FOOT (tho there seems to be controversy over its stinking nature) (googled controversy via [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell and [livejournal.com profile] braisedbywolves)
iv: GUESTS, according to BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (googled by [livejournal.com profile] belecrivain)
v:
vi: REMBRANDT's Sense of Smell was recently rediscovered and reunited with three of the five senses: only Taste is still missing (googled by [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell)
vii:
viii:
ix: This refers to Betjeman's poem 'A Subaltern’s Love Song': "… nine-o’clock Camberley, heavy with bells/And mushroomy, pine-woody, evergreen smells" (googled by [livejournal.com profile] jeff_worrell)
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