What does "Led by your scent to fairer climes at last" mean?
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Fairer climes is somewhere the weather or at least climate (i.e. climes) is better. Following someone's scent there has a number of meanings, in this case I'm guessing prose of 50+ years ago then it's probably an affectionate reference to a perfume. However, In modern day parlance it might indicate a 'soap dodger' — how times have changed. The final 'at last' implies a long term relationship, therefore I see a couple re-uniting after a significant time apart.
In England a common cause of such a separation would be working in the 'colonies' (please don't flame). I'd say this was written by a man who was returning to fairer climes, i.e. away from Africa/India where fever, heat etc. was quite likely to kill, following his loved one.