We were startled by the ring of my cell phone.
If Giddon was involved in a drug ring, Tammy needed a way out.
He slipped the ring on her finger.
"This." she said, slinging the ring in the dust at his feet.
His voice had the ring of a nervous third-grader giving his first speech.
No good calls ring in at that time of night.
He hung it up only for it to ring again.
He pulled out the engagement ring, along with a wad of lint.
"Remember the fire ring?" he continued.
He removed the ring from the box, smiling as he saw his name engraved in the interior.
When Destiny wanted to wear a ring like mommy, Carmen tied a yellow ribbon around her finger and made a bow of it on the top.
I want to get an engagement ring on her finger before she has time to change her mind again.
It was a grim lot that gathered for supper that night outside the ring of firelight.
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.
Does the name John Luke Grasso ring any bells?
I assigned everyone a ring tone and put their phone numbers in it, he said, looking somewhat proud.
She heard the phone ring and followed the sound.
Evelyn hugged herself before looking down at the massive diamond on her ring finger.
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.
With his left hand he drew Bagration toward him, and with his right, on which he wore a ring, he made the sign of the cross over him with a gesture evidently habitual, offering his puffy cheek, but Bagration kissed him on the neck instead.
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.
She reached out and put her hand over the ring, stopping its infernal winking.
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 ceased and began to ring again.
I figured this county deserves a more astute sheriff than the current candidate, so I tossed my hat in the ring this morning.
He put the ring back and closed the jewelry box, wishing he could shut off his memories as easily.
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.
Again, the ring tone.
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.
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."
"Look at Papa!" shouted Natasha to the whole company, and quite forgetting that she was dancing with a grown-up partner she bent her curly head to her knees and made the whole room ring with her laughter.
The woman checked a ring binder on the picnic table, running down the names with her finger.
Down one hallway, she heard the ring of a phone.
He stood before her as he had in the sparring ring, sans any clothing but judo pants.
He opened the box to reveal a man's platinum signet ring with the half-moon, half-sun, and arrow symbol neatly carved on its head.
He gazed at the ring, touched.
"Did you do this?" he demanded, holding up the ring like a piece of dirty underwear.
He placed the ring on his finger, his body buzzing with lust and anticipation.
His gaze fell to the silvery ring the man before him wore.
He knelt over Damian and pulled the ring from his finger.
He held Damian's ring in front of her face and then tucked it into her jeans.
Damian's heavy ring hung off a chain around her neck, and she clenched it.
Her heart soared, and she touched the ring at her neck.
"I brought this back," she said and pulled off the chain, placing the ring on the table nearest the door.
Next to the opening was a blackened fire ring with two large boulders on either side.
Dean laughed at first at his wife's suggestion, but the more he thought about it, the more the idea had a ring of validity to it.
The Deans jumped at every ring of the phone for the balance of the afternoon, but there was no further word.
Ignoring the persistent ring, she put the chicken in the oven and closed the door.
It contained three items: a tarnished ring, a soul and a delicate silver necklace with a compass on the end.
She heard a familiar ring tone – the one he assigned her – and looked up hopefully.
The Immortal rubbed the injection spot with a grimace, stretched, and climbed inside the ring in the lowermost basement in the castle.
In such cases I was forced to repeat the words or sentences, sometimes for hours, until I felt the proper ring in my own voice.
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?
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.
Late in the afternoon, as he was resting in the thick woods south of Walden, he heard the voice of the hounds far over toward Fair Haven still pursuing the fox; and on they came, their hounding cry which made all the woods ring sounding nearer and nearer, now from Well Meadow, now from the Baker Farm.
Another voice, from a man of medium height with clear blue eyes, particularly striking among all these drunken voices by its sober ring, cried from the window: "Come here; part the bets!"
The officer on duty was a handsome, elegantly dressed man with a diamond ring on his forefinger.
And again, glancing at the stranger's hands, he looked more closely at the ring, with its skull--a masonic sign.
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.
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.
The lint he tucked back into his pocket, and the ring he tossed on the table in front of Adrienne.
The name doesn't ring a bell.
I just want to ring his damn neck.
Jonny opened his eyes, and the red ring around his irises was gone.
Her phone began to ring again as she slid into a dead faint.
I think her story had enough of a ring of truth that I believed her.
Fitzgerald looked as if he'd found a Captain Midnight ring in his cereal.
His shriveled old hands were folded and on the finger of one of them Pierre noticed a large cast iron ring with a seal representing a death's head.
Pierre quickly took out his purse and watch, but could not manage for some time to get the wedding ring off his fat finger.
Well, you will be coming," he was going to say, "to dine," but changed his mind and said "to take tea with us," and quickly doubling up his tongue he blew a small round ring of tobacco smoke, perfectly embodying his dream of happiness.
A ring of borzois surrounded him.
For a long time they continued to look at red Rugay who, his arched back spattered with mud and clanking the ring of his leash, walked along just behind "Uncle's" horse with the serene air of a conqueror.
Whether they were playing the ring and string game or the ruble game or talking as now, Nicholas did not leave Sonya's side, and gazed at her with quite new eyes.
"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.
"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.
You're the one who threw the ring at me.
Gimme a ring if you have anything useful to say.
She replayed their first kiss, his ring, the way his men spoke of him.