every ripple

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  • Its every ripple and curl told them a story of the bottom and the flood. Cited from The Arctic Prairies,Ernest Thompson Seton
  • Every tree and shrub -- indeed every leaf upon them and every ripple on the water -- seems beautiful to me this evening. Cited from Without a Home, by E. P. Roe
  • Its trees were bare, but beneath them still lay the ponds, every ripple smoothed into glass. Cited from Hans Brinker/Silver Skates/etc by Mary Mapes Dodge
  • Every ripple from the oars ran away in many-colored flames -- red, green, blue, and orange. Cited from The Black-Bearded Barbarian, by Marian Keith
  • Down, down they sank, and the quick returning waters smoothed out every ripple, and left the sea as if it had not been. Cited from The American Union Speaker, by John D. Philbrick
  • The river also, where swung the dark ships, was ensanguined, as was every ripple upon the shore, where now the birds grew very clamorous. Cited from Sir Mortimer, by Mary Johnston
  • And he, Jadwin, who knew its every eddy, who could foretell its every ripple, was out of it, out of it. Cited from The Pit, by Frank Norris
  • It can give every ripple of the lily-pond. Cited from The Art Of The Moving Picture, by Vachel Lindsay
  • Every ripple in the small flag that fluttered over her humble dwelling sent a corresponding ripple along her spinal column. Cited from Miss Mink's Soldier and Other Stories, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • Its head floated in the water and nodded to and fro with a most uncanny motion with every ripple of the bay. Cited from At Suvla Bay, by John Hargrave
  • The man holding the tiller was a sardine fisher, to whom every rock, every ripple, of these troubled waters was familiar. Cited from The Slave Of The Lamp, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • We scattered up and down this middle island and watched every ripple and floating bit of flotsam in the hope that he would come to the surface, but nothing but his hat was seen. Cited from The Log of a Cowboy, by Andy Adams
  • Olive listened to every ripple, that fell as it were like the boom of an engulphing wave. Cited from Olive, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • And there before them stretched the blue expanse of the sea, with every wave, and every ripple on every wave, flashing a line of silver in the sunlight. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • His heavy flannel shirt, wet through with perspiration, adhered closely to his shoulders and arms, so that every ripple of muscle plainly showed. Cited from Light of the Western Stars, Zane Grey
  • Tom, the silent black boy, a more experienced boatman than either, listened as he watched his own frail bark canoe dancing like a feather in response to every ripple. Cited from The Confessions of a Beachcomber, by E J Banfield
  • He was in that subtlest of all moods when the mind swings out upon the human tide, comprehending its every ripple with a deep intuition that seems like a retrospective knowledge. Cited from Max, by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • The intense insular clearness one sees only in Ireland, and after rain, was throwing out every ripple in the sea and sky, and every crevice in the hills beyond the bay. Cited from The Aran Islands, by John M. Synge
  • The level rays of the sun were doing to the water just what the headlights of the motors had done to the road; they were enlarging every ripple and edging the deep purple-blue with yellow light. Cited from The Beauty and the Bolshevist, by Alice Duer Miller
  • All night, too, going North, I heard the guns, and by day the shod feet of men crossing fords, and that noise which a heavy cart-wheel makes on sand under water; and every ripple brought more dead. Cited from The Second Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling
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