He hung it up only for it to ring again.
The news out and the engagement ring twinkling on her finger, it was hard for Adrienne to keep her mind on her studies - and Brandon wasn't helping much.
It was a grim lot that gathered for supper that night outside the ring of firelight.
She reached out and put her hand over the ring, stopping its infernal winking.
His voice had the ring of a nervous third-grader giving his first speech.
He removed the ring from the box, smiling as he saw his name engraved in the interior.
I figured this county deserves a more astute sheriff than the current candidate, so I tossed my hat in the ring this morning.
In the fall the loon (Colymbus glacialis) came, as usual, to moult and bathe in the pond, making the woods ring with his wild laughter before I had risen.
I assigned everyone a ring tone and put their phone numbers in it, he said, looking somewhat proud.
"Remember the fire ring?" he continued.
He pulled out the engagement ring, along with a wad of lint.
She glanced at the ring and leaned forward, lowering her voice.
He picked the ring up and stared at it absently, rolling it back and forth between his thumb and index finger.
She readied supper, careful to spend as little time in the ring of firelight as possible.
Off to one side was an old fire ring but no buildings or people.
It seemed the only news was bad news lately but then we cracked a pedophile ring in a Detroit suburb prompting seven arrests and ascended back up to cloud nine.
No good calls ring in at that time of night.
The woman checked a ring binder on the picnic table, running down the names with her finger.
Does the name John Luke Grasso ring any bells?
He put the ring back and closed the jewelry box, wishing he could shut off his memories as easily.
Evelyn hugged herself before looking down at the massive diamond on her ring finger.
Let us rise early and fast, or break fast, gently and without perturbation; let company come and let company go, let the bells ring and the children cry--determined to make a day of it.
He wasn't surprised to see the Grey God in the boxing ring with the leggy brunette.
Several Guardians used the rows of machines or free weights while a few were gathered around the boxing ring in a corner.
Gabriel thought back to the three items he'd discovered in her jewelry box: the compass, a soul and the tarnished ring he gave her hundreds of years ago.
Ignoring the persistent ring, she put the chicken in the oven and closed the door.
Hannah warmly greeted her friends, four coiffed women in expensive clothing with diamonds the size of her thumbnail on their ring fingers.
Hannah no longer wore her engagement ring, and Katie wondered why she was so happy when she must know by now Gio wasn.t coming back for her.
The Immortal rubbed the injection spot with a grimace, stretched, and climbed inside the ring in the lowermost basement in the castle.
She also felt a Greek chariot, and the charioteer would have liked to take her round the ring; but she was afraid of "many swift horses."
The ring you sent her was in the toe of the stocking, and when I told her you gave it to Santa Claus for her, she said, "I do love Mrs. Hopkins."
Whenever I look at my watch and its hands point to ten, I hear the bells of the neighboring church; but because the bells begin to ring when the hands of the clock reach ten, I have no right to assume that the movement of the bells is caused by the position of the hands of the watch.
Faster and faster, vying with one another, they moved at the double or at a trot, vanishing amid the clouds of dust they raised and making the air ring with a deafening roar of mingling shouts.
"Lads!" said he, with a metallic ring in his voice.
"A Frenchman or a Russian prince incognito," said the officer, looking at Pierre's fine though dirty linen and at the ring on his finger.
He ran round to the other side of the lodge and was about to dash into that part of it which was still standing, when just above his head he heard several voices shouting and then a cracking sound and the ring of something heavy falling close beside him.
"Nicholas, when did you break your cameo?" she asked to change the subject, looking at his finger on which he wore a ring with a cameo of Laocoon's head.
Mrs. Hopkins did send me lovely ring, I do love her and little blind girls.
What if in my waking hours a sound should ring through the silent halls of hearing?
This was his looning--perhaps the wildest sound that is ever heard here, making the woods ring far and wide.
Stumps thirty or forty years old, at least, will still be sound at the core, though the sapwood has all become vegetable mould, as appears by the scales of the thick bark forming a ring level with the earth four or five inches distant from the heart.
Here, by the very corner of my field, still nearer to town, Zilpha, a colored woman, had her little house, where she spun linen for the townsfolk, making the Walden Woods ring with her shrill singing, for she had a loud and notable voice.