ripple on the water

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  • There was no cloud in the sky, no ripple on the water, no sound along the deck. Cited from The Holiday Round, by A. A. Milne
  • There was not much wind, and nothing but a gentle ripple on the water. Cited from Lost in the Fog, by James De Mille
  • Presently I saw a light ripple on the water. Cited from In the Eastern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • 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
  • "Not a breath of it in the bay, though I can see a little ripple on the water, outside." Cited from Afloat And Ashore, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The night was warm and still, and there was barely a ripple on the water. Cited from The Shadow of the East, by E. M. Hull
  • The weather was lovely, not a ripple on the water, dead calm. Cited from Sketches From My Life, by Hobart Pasha
  • There was hardly a ripple on the water; the air was still and the boy thought of the good passage the geese would have. Cited from The Wonderful Adventures of Nils, by Selma Lagerloef
  • Except in a few hearts, and not even always in one, our memory passes like a ripple on the water, or a breeze in the air. Cited from Amiel's Journal, by Henri Frederic Amiel, Tr. Ward
  • There was never a ripple on the water. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • Finally, there was a ripple on the water. Cited from The Young Engineers on the Gulf, by H. Irving Hancock
  • Just at this moment a dull, heavy sound swept up the avenue formed by the trees, borne along by a light air that hardly produced a ripple on the water. Cited from The Pathfinder, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Uncle John had to hold one of her hands and I the bottle, but we got there safely in the usual time and not a ripple on the water! Cited from Elizabeth Visits America, by Elinor Glyn
  • Had there been the least ripple on the water, I could not have escaped; but the weather was perfectly calm, and the lake smooth as glass. Cited from Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory, Vol. 1, by John M'lean
  • The watermen, however, are very expert, and can usually determine their course by the nature of the ripple on the water, which varies according to its depth. Cited from Peeps at Many Lands: Egypt, by R. Talbot Kelly
  • The stars shone brightly, and there was but a slight ripple on the water. Cited from Percival Keene, by Frederick Marryat
  • Then, suddenly, as if to save The good man from his living grave A ripple on the water grew, A school of porpoise flashed in view. Cited from Snow-Bound, by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Then, suddenly, as if to save The good man from his living grave, A ripple on the water grew, A school of porpoise flashed in view. Cited from The Complete Works of John Greenleaf Whittier
  • By the time the ripple on the water, raised by their progress, had subsided, we had all relapsed into our former state of apathy and sullenness. Cited from Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities, by Robert Smith Surtees
  • The wind died out, there was not a ripple on the water, and the motionless sail was reddened by the rays of the setting sun. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
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