ripple of amusement

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  • A ripple of amusement broke her voice as their eyes met. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • She showed a row of perfect teeth in a low ripple of amusement. Cited from The Yukon Trail, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Suddenly a ripple of amusement broke the solemn tone of his voice. Cited from Lincoln's Yarns and Stories, Alexander McClure
  • It was as near a jest as he had ever come, and a ripple of amusement passed over the room. Cited from One Man in His Time, by Ellen Glasgow
  • At another time the phrase would have sent a ripple of amusement through that cheery company. Cited from The Captain of the Kansas, by Louis Tracy
  • The ripple of amusement was gone; the iron, so near the surface, cropped through. Cited from The Rim of the Desert, by Ada Woodruff Anderson
  • A ripple of amusement ran through the crowded room, but little Banks stood waiting frostily. Cited from The Rim of the Desert, by Ada Woodruff Anderson
  • Quite a ripple of amusement was created at the novel sight of the dog bearing the peddler's pack. Cited from Five Thousand Dollars Reward, Frank Pinkerton
  • The Judge could not repress a little ripple of amusement, which, from a benevolent mouth, ran out over his face. Cited from Sevenoaks, by J. G. Holland
  • But I was disappointed, for she spoke lightly, with a ripple of amusement. Cited from The Guest of Quesnay, by Booth Tarkington
  • I have been trying to analyze that ripple of amusement. Cited from The Next of Kin, by Nellie L. McClung
  • In her eyes was a ripple of amusement. Cited from The Hunted Woman, by James Oliver Curwood
  • The simplicity of the ancient, his zeal in the performance of his office, his obliviousness to the imperial presence, caused a ripple of amusement. Cited from The Prince of India, by Lew. Wallace, Vol. 1
  • Valencia showed a row of dainty teeth in a low ripple of amusement. Cited from The Vision Splendid, by William MacLeod Raine
  • His irritation merely elicited a little ripple of amusement, for though she was submissive to his will, she was never afraid of his censure. Cited from The Mayor of Warwick, by Herbert M. Hopkins
  • A ripple of amusement passed through the audience, and she looked around to see what the gnomes were up to, but they were going off the stage, and the suppressed titter continued. Cited from Calvary Alley, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • The ripple of amusement that had caused Agony so much chagrin when the "paper doll" began her flight soon changed to astonished applause, for Many Eyes won in a walk! Cited from The Camp Fire Girls Do Their Bit, by Hildegard G. Frey
  • He had left behind only the ripple of amusement which his speedy despatch had caused among her friends; and though later (to shift the metaphor) he reappeared lower down the stream, it was only in fleeting glimpses, with long submergences between. Cited from House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton
  • Unde Eb took no chances and refused everything that had a look of mystery and a suggestion of peril, dropping a droll remark, betimes, that sent a ripple of amusement around the table. Cited from Eben Holden, by Irving Bacheller
  • There was nothing on the surface to indicate more than the customary familiarity of young people thrown together for a time, and yet no one could fail to realize the undercurrent of emotion below the gaiety of the daily ripple of amusement and pleasurable excitement and converse. Cited from One Day, by Anonymous
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