ripple on the surface

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  • Could such an event have passed from memory, and left no ripple on the surface? Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Luke, by Maclaren
  • Then the faces disappeared, leaving little ripples on the surface of the water. Cited from The Sea Fairies, by L. Frank Baum [LFB#20]
  • It was very clear, and there wasn't a ripple on the surface. Cited from Mother West Wind "Where" Stories, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • Their minds were too intent upon other things to more than glance at this little ripple on the surface of life. Cited from The Eyes of the World, by Harold Bell Wright
  • Look at this woman now -- not a ripple on the surface -- balmy as a summer evening! Cited from Europe Revised, Irvin S. Cobb
  • The ripples on the surface would have this effect. Cited from Selections from Wordsworth and Tennyson, by Tennyson
  • Thought of the sea and sight of the tiny ripples on the surface of the horse-trough suggested a new game to him. Cited from Secret Bread, by F. Tennyson Jesse
  • Yet boys will be boys, and who can gauge the depths of a nature below the smiles that ripple on the surface? Cited from The Master of the Shell, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • And the whole affair had been carried through in his own inimitable fashion, without so much as a tell-tale ripple on the surface of things. Cited from Far to Seek, by Maud Diver
  • She led him to the pool, and although there were still a few ripples on the surface of the water he could see his reflection plainly. Cited from The Road to Oz, by L. Frank Baum
  • The thing was done more quietly, but still with enough of anger and menace to create something more than a ripple on the surface. Cited from Danger, by T. S. Arthur
  • Is it a ripple on the surface of things, or will it truly stir the spirits of the city? Cited from Old Calabria, by Norman Douglas
  • Sorrow might lie at the bottom, never forgotten and never entirely concealed, but merriment might ripple on the surface. Cited from An Enemy To The King, by Robert Neilson Stephens
  • So far he had kept his eyes open and his mouth shut, and had waited until some ripple on the surface betrayed the disturbance underneath. Cited from Starr, of the Desert, by B. M Bower
  • The sea-breeze had not yet come in, and there was not a ripple on the surface of the harbour. Cited from A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam', by Annie Allnut Brassey
  • "They're gone, Josh!" cried Will, as the ripple on the surface suddenly ceased. Cited from Menhardoc, by George Manville Fenn
  • It was very early in the morning and there was not so much as a ripple on the surface of the Smiling Pool. Cited from The Burgess Bird Book for Children, T. Burgess
  • Monday broke clear and there was not a ripple on the surface of the Big Muddy. Cited from The Story of Paul Boyton, by Paul Boyton
  • I gazed up through that clear green water, and I could see the ripples on the surface slowly subsiding after my plunge into the tub. Cited from In a Steamer Chair And Other Stories, Robert Barr
  • This trifling was, however, only the ripple on the surface. Cited from Margot Asquith, An Autobiography: Volumes I & II
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