The last time he went to the surface, it had rained huge raindrops.
The agonizing memories ruptured to the surface at last, forcing a long overdue reaction.
Yet, wasn't it better if the issue didn't surface for a while?
Maybe he simply wasn't capable of having a relationship deeper than surface friendship.
If it sank up there, it'd most likely float up to the surface after a few days or a week and then drift back down this way with the tide.
The surface of the pond was as smooth as glass, reflecting a small fluffy cloud as it floated across the inky sky.
"I'll be rotating to the surface this afternoon," Elise said.
The surface of the water ruptured, spewing a colorful fish into the air.
You're always testing because surface changes, by the season, the time of day, how many climbers hack away at it, sometimes by the hour.
The mother dragon probably knows the road to the earth's surface, and if she went the other way then we have come the wrong way, said the Wizard, thoughtfully.
More precisely, we will probably teach machines to teach themselves how to process it for us and surface findings to us.
The sounds of fighting grew faint and then disappeared. The stream wound through the jungle until it reached a small waterfall that fed into a massive lake whose black surface reflected the stars and moon. Katie slid down the hill beside the waterfall to the lake's edge, uncertain what to do. Gabriel hadn't mentioned the stream ending or the lake.
He watched as Mansr expertly organized the evacuations and aligned the space battle to keep the Yirkins' attention off the ships fleeing the planet's surface for the nearest moon, Kiera.
Yet in reality, five individuals, some joined by love, some nearly strangers and others with a history, that might surface and run amuck.
Breaking through the surface, Gabriel gasped in a few breaths before swimming towards the shore with powerful strokes.
She maneuvered the car around washed out places and eased it over rocks that erupted from the surface of the dusty road.
Its whole surface consisted of drops closely pressed together, and all these drops moved and changed places, sometimes several of them merging into one, sometimes one dividing into many.
Her emotions still felt too close to the surface; exhaustion would only make them worse.
I'm destroying all Qatwali and Yirkin on the surface of Anshan.
The stone cliffs that walled the road on the opposite side wept icicles from every crevice, covering the surface in massive clusters of crystal spikes that sparkled in the dazzling sunlight.
As he rode, problems bobbed to the surface of his mind like driftwood released from quicksand – ready to be plucked from the surface and worked into something useable.
Ashley's bead was lighter red in color, its surface glazed to give it a subtle reflecting quality.
"Your message came up to the surface," the woman said after identifying herself as a state worker and named a department he didn't catch.
Kisolm was killed on the planet surface, and Romas will now inherit the planet from his father, if there's anything left to inherit.
All seemed to be in perilously dangerous situations, clinging to the sheer walls with outstretched arms and spread legs, somehow adhered to the clear surface before them.
At that moment, the bobber plunged under the surface of the water.
"I need to go to the surface," he said.
He traced his fingers along the barrel's rough surface before dipping his hand into the water.
The surface of the earth consists of the hydrosphere and the lithosphere.
She clung to it as an escape from the turbid waters below the surface of their conversation.
And it grows, merges, disappears from the surface, sinks to the depths, and again emerges.
She ran her hand over the smooth clean surface of the baler.
She sensed the unseen scars of war and strife, the price of Anshan's struggle, buried deep beneath the surface of the hardened man before her.
The pod dropped fast toward the surface, the sight of the spinning world beneath her sickening.
He must have reached an arm across the warmth next to him and her nearly soundless mewl began his slow but steady rise to the surface of consciousness.
Like a sunken object freed from the ocean floor, Dean began to ascend to the surface of wakefulness.
A specimen in the Zoological Gardens of London had the back and tail dark grey, the tail tipped with black, and a rufous wash on the cheeks, shoulders, flanks and outer surface of the limbs, with the under surface white.
Liquids is a well-known phenomenon and common to all micro-organisms. A free still surface with a direct access of air are the necessary conditions.
Another bank i ioo fathoms from the surface runs south from the east end of Crete, separating the Pola Deep from the depths of the Levant basin, in which a depth of 1960 fathoms was recorded near Makri on the coast of Asia Minor.
GALVANIZED IRON, sheet iron having its surface covered with a thin coating of zinc. In spite of the name, galvanic action has often no part in the production of galvanized iron, which is prepared by dipping the iron, properly cleaned and pickled in acid, in a bath of molten zinc. The hotter the zinc the thinner the coating, but as a high temperature of the bath is attended with certain objections, it is a common practice to use a moderate temperature and clear off the excess of zinc by passing the plates between rollers.
Across, also belongs to this group. It grows in the backwaters of the Amazon, often covering the surface for miles; the seeds are eaten under the name water maize.
The general conclusion would appear to be that, while as seen from the earth's surface much of the light from the sky is due to comparatively gross suspended matter, yet an appreciable proportion is attributable to the molecules of air themselves, and that at high elevations where the blue is purer, the latter part may become predominant.
There were no stairs in their houses, because they did not need them, but on a level surface they generally walked just as we do.
Even if we should come to unpleasant places on our way it is necessary, in order to reach the earth's surface, to keep moving on toward it.
As soon as he trotted out upon the surface of the river he found himself safe from pursuit, and Zeb was already running across the water toward Dorothy.
Once a little fish swam too near the surface, and the kitten grabbed it in her mouth and ate it up as quick as a wink; but Dorothy cautioned her to be careful what she ate in this valley of enchantments, and no more fishes were careless enough to swim within reach.
"Why did you leave the surface of the earth?" enquired the Wizard.
In this country, as in all others they had visited underneath the earth's surface, there was no night, a constant and strong light coming from some unknown source.
They heard a crunching, grinding sound, a loud snap, and the turn-table came to a stop with its broadest surface shutting off the path from which they had come.
Plunging through drifts, leaping hollows, swooping down upon the lake, we would shoot across its gleaming surface to the opposite bank.
The temperature of the Boiling Spring the same day was 45º, or the warmest of any water tried, though it is the coldest that I know of in summer, when, beside, shallow and stagnant surface water is not mingled with it.
Standing on the smooth sandy beach at the east end of the pond, in a calm September afternoon, when a slight haze makes the opposite shore-line indistinct, I have seen whence came the expression, "the glassy surface of a lake."
From a hilltop you can see a fish leap in almost any part; for not a pickerel or shiner picks an insect from this smooth surface but it manifestly disturbs the equilibrium of the whole lake.
Nothing so fair, so pure, and at the same time so large, as a lake, perchance, lies on the surface of the earth.
It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose gilding Nature continually repairs; no storms, no dust, can dim its surface ever fresh;--a mirror in which all impurity presented to it sinks, swept and dusted by the sun's hazy brush--this the light dust-cloth--which retains no breath that is breathed on it, but sends its own to float as clouds high above its surface, and be reflected in its bosom still.
Several pretty large logs may still be seen lying on the bottom, where, owing to the undulation of the surface, they look like huge water snakes in motion.
White Pond and Walden are great crystals on the surface of the earth, Lakes of Light.
But now the kind October wind rises, rustling the leaves and rippling the surface of the water, so that no loon can be heard or seen, though his foes sweep the pond with spy-glasses, and make the woods resound with their discharges.
He dived again, but I miscalculated the direction he would take, and we were fifty rods apart when he came to the surface this time, for I had helped to widen the interval; and again he laughed long and loud, and with more reason than before.
It was a pretty game, played on the smooth surface of the pond, a man against a loon.
Yet he appeared to know his course as surely under water as on the surface, and swam much faster there.
I found that it was as well for me to rest on my oars and wait his reappearing as to endeavor to calculate where he would rise; for again and again, when I was straining my eyes over the surface one way, I would suddenly be startled by his unearthly laugh behind me.
It was surprising to see how serenely he sailed off with unruffled breast when he came to the surface, doing all the work with his webbed feet beneath.
Though the sky was by this time overcast, the pond was so smooth that I could see where he broke the surface when I did not hear him.
In order to see how nearly I could guess, with this experience, at the deepest point in a pond, by observing the outlines of a surface and the character of its shores alone, I made a plan of White Pond, which contains about forty-one acres, and, like this, has no island in it, nor any visible inlet or outlet; and as the line of greatest breadth fell very near the line of least breadth, where two opposite capes approached each other and two opposite bays receded, I ventured to mark a point a short distance from the latter line, but still on the line of greatest length, as the deepest.
At the advent of each individual into this life, may we not suppose that such a bar has risen to the surface somewhere?
So, also, every one who has waded about the shores of the pond in summer must have perceived how much warmer the water is close to the shore, where only three or four inches deep, than a little distance out, and on the surface where it is deep, than near the bottom.
But the wind slides eastward over its opaque surface in vain, till it reaches the living surface beyond.
The surface of the earth is soft and impressible by the feet of men; and so with the paths which the mind travels.
Most have not delved six feet beneath the surface, nor leaped as many above it.
Above him was a clear blue sky, and the sun's vast orb quivered like a huge hollow, crimson float on the surface of that milky sea of mist.
And suddenly thoughts and feelings again swam to the surface of his mind with peculiar clearness and force.
"Now then, all together--shove!" cried the voices, and the huge surface of the wall, sprinkled with snow and creaking with frost, was seen swaying in the gloom of the night.
To her own surprise a power of life and hope of happiness rose to the surface and demanded satisfaction.
He watched explosions wrack his planet until they rose high enough that the toxic dust storm he'd started marred the surface of the planet from view.
A wave of anger came out of nowhere, surging through her veins and washing the resentment to the surface of her consciousness.
His regard was casual on the surface, but something in his eyes suggested an undertone of tension.
To effect this some of the nutrient gelatin containing yeast cells is placed on the under-surface of the cover-glass of the moist chamber.
Elsewhere local surface currents are developed, either drifts due to the direct action of the winds, or streams produced by wind action heaping water up against the land; but these nowhere rise to the dignity of a distinct current system, although they are often sufficient to obliterate the feeble tidal action characteristic of the Mediterranean.
A balloon meant to her some other arrival from the surface of the earth, and she hoped it would be some one able to assist her and Zeb out of their difficulties.
The machines surface this information.
On the surface, what he offered her wasn't bad.
A billion consciences sitting under the serene surface of the water.
Later, the serendipitous drippings were augmented by additional piping, carrying excess water to spray even more surface of the rock walls.
The employee was peeved when his boss wouldn't let him leave work early.
They saw a landscape with mountains and plains, lakes and rivers, very like those upon the earth's surface; but all the scene was splendidly colored by the variegated lights from the six suns.
That meant that their world--the real world--was not very far away, and that the succession of perilous adventures they had encountered had at last brought them near the earth's surface, which meant home to them.
When he had joined the Freemasons he had experienced the feeling of one who confidently steps onto the smooth surface of a bog.
Though the surface of the sea of history seemed motionless, the movement of humanity went on as unceasingly as the flow of time.
It was en route that a nagging thought rose to the surface of his cluttered consciousness.
Long-dead instincts were near the surface, waiting for Eden to slip up, so he could take her out next.
In the extreme west the salinity of the surface water is about 36 3 per mille, and it increases eastwards to 37 6 east of Sardinia and 39 0 and upwards in the Levant.