HAMLET: Dost thou think Alexander looked o’ this fashion i’ th’ earth?
HORATIO: E’en so.
HAMLET: And smelt so? Pah! (puts down the skull)

– William Shakespeare

Hamlet, Act 5, Scene 1. Hamlet asks Horatio if someone as important as Alexander the Great suffered the decay of death and now looks like Yorick’s skull. Hamlet complains about the smell of the skull and puts it down.