Someone gave Athalie smelling salts; she was taken into the fresh air; but she was careful not to recover consciousness.
He found ointment for her burns; smelling salts; damp cloths.
smelling salts were applied;—they were rather weak, so the widow inhaled the pleasing odour with a sigh, but did not recover.
Maybe the smelling salts had something to do with it, but I rather think not.
Someone pushed through the crowd to Grace and thrust a bottle of smelling salts under her nose.
"If you don't mind—I'd like to give you my smelling salts," offered Ruth.
Meriel threw open windows, found water and smelling salts, and unloosed the clothing round the neck.
Have another whiff of these smelling salts and you'll feel better.
In the same way we always talk of the Victorian woman (with her smelling salts and sentiment) as the old-fashioned woman.
Give me the smelling salts, Charlotte, love; mine does ache indeed!
smelling salts pl.n.
Any of various preparations of ammonium carbonate and perfume, sniffed as a restorative or stimulant especially to relieve faintness and headache.