Mulcahy groaned and buried his head in his arms till a stray shot spoke like a snipe immediately above his head, and a general heave and tremour rippled
Lady Muriel and Arthur were evidently on those most delightful of terms, where one has no need to check thought after thought, as it rises to the lips, with the fear 'this will not be appreciated--this will give' offence-- this will sound too serious--this will sound flippant': like very old friends, in fullest sympathy, their talk rippled
A large fire was burning in front of this tent, and threw its purple light over the grassy pools of the marsh, rippled
by a fresh breeze.
We went on by a pretty little orchard, where the cherries were nestling among the green leaves and the shadows of the apple-trees were sporting on the grass, to the house itself--a cottage, quite a rustic cottage of doll's rooms; but such a lovely place, so tranquil and so beautiful, with such a rich and smiling country spread around it; with water sparkling away into the distance, here all overhung with summer-growth, there turning a humming mill; at its nearest point glancing through a meadow by the cheerful town, where cricket-players were assembling in bright groups and a flag was flying from a white tent that rippled
in the sweet west wind.
But when Bert went down to the gallery the world was empty and still, a clear inky-blue sky above and a rippled
veil of still, thin sunlit cirrus below, through which one saw a racing drift of rain-cloud, and never a glimpse of sea.
Now a bell struck on the bridge, and they heard the lapping of water as it rippled
away on either side, and once a bird startled in its sleep creaked, flew on to the next tree, and was silent again.
Her face beamed and rippled
with mirth as before, and her laugh that I had tried so hard to force came running home again.
I could anticipate her every thought and gesture, I could have flashed and rippled
and mocked for her, and melted for her and been dear disdain for her.
Finally he shook his head so positively that little waves rippled
down his whiskers, and then he said: