gentle ripple

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  • There was not much wind, and nothing but a gentle ripple on the water. Cited from Lost in the Fog, by James De Mille
  • The gentle ripples of the sea broke up and blended these colors in a manner all its own. Cited from Love's Final Victory, by Horatio
  • The night hung heavy; not even the gentle ripple of water disturbed the solemn silence of our slow progress. Cited from The Devil's Own, by Randall Parrish
  • Again it dropped, but at length out it blew steadily, while here and there gentle ripples appeared on the surface of the water. Cited from The Three Lieutenants, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • It sounded like the gentle ripple of a summer sea. Cited from 'Doc.' Gordon, by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman
  • A gentle ripple at the bows gave off a soothing, musical sound, but that was all. Cited from The Meadow-Brook Girls Afloat, by Janet Aldridge
  • The wide waters of the bay gleamed softly, and the gentle ripple took up its old story again while the summer night sank gently down upon them. Cited from Absalom's Hair, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • What was then a roaring torrent, now, with the water some nine feet lower, seemed from the shore like the gentle ripple upon the quiet lake. Cited from My Native Land, by James Cox
  • The wind being from the south, they kept at their backs, while the gentle ripple of the sea on the beach, assisted still further to guide them. Cited from Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Now the water begins to ooze through the cracks in the engine-room floor, and break in gentle ripples about the feet of the firemen. Cited from American Merchant Ships and Sailors, by Willis J. Abbot
  • The sky was clear, the blue ocean slumbered below their feet, the gentle ripples which played over it sparkling in the bright rays of the sun. Cited from Ned Garth, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • After that, for some moments, the only sound was the gentle ripple of the good lady's voice and the little man's caustic replies. Cited from Bob Son of Battle, by Alfred Ollivant
  • A sandy beach of dazzling whiteness lined this bright-green shore, and upon it there fell a gentle ripple of the sea. Cited from The Coral Island, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Then soon it was discovered that beneath the mild and gentle ripple of his speech ran a deep current of earnest truth, tinged with subtle wit. Cited from Little Journeys To The Homes Of English Authors, by Elbert Hubbard
  • It was very low tide; but there was a gentle ripple of laces and ribbons that marked the line of division. Cited from Trumps, by George William Curtis
  • By putting my ears to the planks I could catch the sound of a gentle ripple as she glided along, but no other noise was to be heard. Cited from Dick Cheveley, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • A gentle ripple -- the wake of the canoe -- splashed against the bows of her own boat. Cited from The Meadow-Brook Girls Afloat, by Janet Aldridge
  • Five carpenters were busy about the raft, a newly- painted boat was lightly rocking from side to side, creating a gentle ripple over the water. Cited from Virgin Soil, by Ivan S. Turgenev
  • Odin walked about it with a sad face, and the gentle ripple of the little waves chasing each other over the rocks seemed a mocking laugh to him. Cited from Myths That Every Child Should Know, by Various
  • The gentle ripple of the creek, lapping over its pebbly bed at the foot of the hill, was distinctly audible. Cited from The Gatlings at Santiago, by John H. Parker
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