How to use Rills in a sentence
Its glaciers send down a thousand rills which combine to form the Pangani river.
All voyagers agree that for varied beauty of form and colour the Society Islands are unsurpassed in the Pacific. Innumerable rills gather in lovely streams, and, after heavy rains, torrents precipitate themselves in grand cascades from the mountain cliffs - a feature so striking as to have attracted the attention of all voyagers, from Wallis downwards.
Some represent the tracks or burrows of worms, crustaceans or other animals; others, the course of rills of water on a sandy or muddy shore; others, again, the marks left on the bottom by bodies drifted along by the waves.
At its center is a tranquil pool where water spills into pebbled rills which run throughout The Garden.
It is overhung on the east and north by frightful crags, from which it is fed by a number of small rills.Advertisement
It is almost identical with that, for in the growing days of June, when the rills are dry, the grass-blades are their channels, and from year to year the herds drink at this perennial green stream, and the mower draws from it betimes their winter supply.
Even in Calidas' drama of Sacontala, we read of "rills dyed yellow with the golden dust of the lotus."
Numerous rills run down the declivities, forming cascades, which are, however, generally devoid of beauty.
At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.