It had been two days since he felt the ripple of power that marked the making of a new Black God.
A ripple of cold energy floated through her head and made her shiver.
He caught himself against a boulder in time to see the ground ahead of him ripple, tear, and fold.
She frowned, a ripple of something else crossing her pale features.
A ripple of smothered laughter circled the room.
She clenched her abdomen, gasping as the creature writhed with enough power to ripple her skin as Memon's did.
Having entered the church he became rector of Ripple, Worcestershire, and later of St Vedast, Foster Lane, London, and it was probably when he was chaplain to John de Vere, earl of Oxford, that he made the acquaintance of Elizabeth Woodville, afterwards the queen of Edward IV.
8 Von Soden notes (History of Early Christian Literature, p. 114) that "it is as if we heard the ripple of the waves at the meeting of the two streams which have their source in Zion and the Parthenon."
Ripple marks and current bedding further point to the shallowness of the water at the places where the rocks were made.
Wide, and is unsullied and wax-like white, each ripple and braided rill seeming to have been polished.
In many mystical Oriental religions the perfection of the human self is absorption in the infinite, as a ripple dies away on the surface of water.
I was sorry to finish "Die Harzreise," so full of happy witticisms and charming descriptions of vine-clad hills, streams that sing and ripple in the sunshine, and wild regions, sacred to tradition and legend, the gray sisters of a long-vanished, imaginative age--descriptions such as can be given only by those to whom nature is "a feeling, a love and an appetite."
I shall never forget the ripple of alternating joy and woe that ran through that beautiful little play, or the wonderful child who acted it.
You can even detect a water-bug (Gyrinus) ceaselessly progressing over the smooth surface a quarter of a mile off; for they furrow the water slightly, making a conspicuous ripple bounded by two diverging lines, but the skaters glide over it without rippling it perceptibly.
Once or twice I saw a ripple where he approached the surface, just put his head out to reconnoitre, and instantly dived again.
When the flowing mass reaches the drain at the foot of the bank it spreads out flatter into strands, the separate streams losing their semi-cylindrical form and gradually becoming more flat and broad, running together as they are more moist, till they form an almost flat sand, still variously and beautifully shaded, but in which you can trace the original forms of vegetation; till at length, in the water itself, they are converted into banks, like those formed off the mouths of rivers, and the forms of vegetation are lost in the ripple marks on the bottom.
On the 29th of April, as I was fishing from the bank of the river near the Nine-Acre-Corner bridge, standing on the quaking grass and willow roots, where the muskrats lurk, I heard a singular rattling sound, somewhat like that of the sticks which boys play with their fingers, when, looking up, I observed a very slight and graceful hawk, like a nighthawk, alternately soaring like a ripple and tumbling a rod or two over and over, showing the under side of its wings, which gleamed like a satin ribbon in the sun, or like the pearly inside of a shell.