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This rill of water fell in graceful drops from the extremities of the long marine grasses, as from the ends of a length of hair.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Other listeners had been attracted by the melody, but we stood in a shadow, near a rill that fell into the mere.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
O for a grotto frost-lined and rill-riven,Scooped in the rock under cataract vast!
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
She leaves Cornwall at the end of the month and then goes to Florence, where she stays rill Easter or perhaps longer.
PASSING BYMAURICE BARING
The whole party now proceeded, following the course of the rill, keeping anxious eyes on the regular impressions.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
More than half a mile was passed, before the rill rippled close around the base of an extensive and dry rock.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
But by following the scent of the parent voles that had already stolen into the wood, he reached in safety the banks of the rill.
CREATURES OF THE NIGHTALFRED W. REES
She was so overwhelmingly lonely that a craving was upon her for human companionship which in some measure might rill the void.
LADY CASSANDRAMRS GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
Father Phil's religion bubbled out like a mountain rill—bright, musical, and refreshing.
HANDY ANDY, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)SAMUEL LOVER
The boy's eyes opened wide with wonder and surprise, for the waters of the little rill were red like blood.
THE BOY CHUMS IN THE FLORIDA JUNGLEWILMER M. ELY
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WORDS RELATED TO RILL

  • beck
  • branch
  • brook
  • course
  • creek
  • estuary
  • rill
  • rivulet
  • run
  • runnel
  • stream
  • tributary
  • watercourse
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