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Sample sentences for the GRE study word rivulet

rivulet can be used as a noun

1.Along the ruts of the turnpike, along the dry gulch and rivulet bed. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.As a rivulet running, sinking now, and now again to the surface rising. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
3.The lake was deep--at some points thirty feet--but the rivulet seldom exceeded three, while its greatest width was about eight. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
4.The primal age Was beautiful as gold and hunger then Made acorns tasteful, thirst each rivulet Run nectar. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
5.It was during one of my lonely journeyings, amid a far distant region of mountain locked within mountain, and sad rivers and melancholy tarn writhing or sleeping within all--that I chanced upon a certain rivulet and island. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
6.At the most unforeseen moment, and without having ceased to walk in a straight line, he perceived that he was no longer ascending the water of the rivulet was beating against his heels, instead of meeting him at his toes. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.Sometimes a rivulet suddenly bursts through a vault that has been begun, and inundates the laborers or a layer of marl is laid bare, and rolls down with the fury of a cataract, breaking the stoutest supporting beams like glass. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.Or wayward rivulets in autumn flowing. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
9.They drew back they embraced they shed rivulets of tears. - from Candide by Voltaire
10.Thence many rivulets have since been turn'd, Over the garden Catholic to lead Their living waters, and have fed its plants. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri

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