ripple of the river

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  • I could hear the ripple of the river beneath the bridge, so everything was very still. Cited from The Postmaster's Daughter, by Louis Tracy
  • No one could have supposed that during the night she had heard anything louder than the ripple of the river. Cited from The Captain's Toll-Gate, by Frank R. Stockton
  • There was no sound save the barking of a dog and the ripple of the river. Cited from The Heart of the Desert, by Honore' Willsie Morrow
  • The very ripple of the river flowing so peacefully under the blue summer sky seemed to repeat the words. Cited from Phantom Fortune, A Novel, by M. E. Braddon
  • No other sound was heard in the forest, as the ripple of the river at the edges was merged into it. Cited from The Scouts of the Valley, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The ripple of the river ran softly through the silence. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • They heard the ripple of the river faintly where it was separated from them by the Harmon garden and the old cemetery. Cited from What Necessity Knows, by Lily Dougall
  • The ripple of the river and the cry of the whip-poor-will rose amid the murmur of the night insects. Cited from What Necessity Knows, by Lily Dougall
  • In the darkness the ripple of the river Tormes can be heard over the ford, which is near the foreground of the scene. Cited from The Dynasts, by Thomas Hardy
  • I often lean out of the window late at night, when the mountains above are wrapped in dusky obscurity, and listen to the low, musical ripple of the river. Cited from Views a-foot, by J. Bayard Taylor
  • I often lean out of the window late at night, when the mountains above are wrapt in dusky obscurity, and listen to the low, musical ripple of the river. Cited from Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Vol. V, Ed. by Francis W. Halsey
  • Not a breath stirred; there was nought but the silent ripple of the river past the willows. Cited from His Masterpiece, by Emile Zola
  • And now that it grows darker, and the ripple of the river sounds more like eventide, lights gleam from the pleasant parlor, and thither Hugh and Alice repair, still hand in hand, still looking love into each other's eyes, but not forgetting others in their own great happiness. Cited from Bad Hugh, by Mary Jane Holmes
  • The loud yells, the bitter taunts, the mocking laughs, were heard no more; and nothing broke the silence of the wilderness save the stir of the leaf in the breeze, and the ripple of the river against its pebbly banks below. Cited from Nick of the Woods, by Robert M. Bird
  • The thrill and shiver of the dead man's genius haunted the liquid ripple of the river; the moment was ecstatic; the deep, windless night was full of the haunting ripple of the Rhine. Cited from Evelyn Innes, by George Moore
  • For her the dish-washing clatter of the kitchen was stilled, the noises from the bar were lost in the ripple of the river; the scent of the grass killed the odor of stale beer that wafted out through the open windows. Cited from K, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The steamer (not unlike a child's Noah's ark in form, with the machinery on the top of the roof) is riding lazily up and down, and bumping clumsily against the wooden pier, as the ripple of the river trifles with its unwieldy carcase. Cited from American Notes, by Charles Dickens