Having lit his candle he sat up in bed, then got up, then lay down again not at all troubled by his sleeplessness: his soul was as fresh and joyful as if he had stepped out of a stuffy room into God's own fresh air.
He only wished he were on his bicycle instead of the stuffy Chevrolet pool car he was assigned to drive.
The room was stuffy and the smell of cigarette smoke still lingered.
As when a window is opened a whiff of fresh air from the fields enters a stuffy room, so a whiff of youthfulness, energy, and confidence of success reached Kutuzov's cheerless staff with the galloping advent of all these brilliant young men.
The foursome talked about the showing, making fun of some of the stuffy patrons.