The act of smelling something, anything, is remarkably like the act of thinking. Immediately at the moment of perception, you can feel the mind going to work, sending the odor around from place to place, setting off complex repertories through the brain, polling one center after another for signs of recognition, for old memories and old connection.
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Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it.
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Quoth Hudibras, 'I smell a rat Ralpho, thou dost prevaricate.'
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