from the breeze/ on the breeze

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    From is the source of the smell. On is the carrier of the smell. I agree with Crockett that it's a little tricky and I would choose "from" or "on" based on experience and context. On is often more lyrical than from -- We caught the scent of jasmine on the breeze. (I can do better with more time, but you get the idea. :))
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