Sentence Examples with the word flutter

Just to flutter the nuns a bit.

They are invaluable to make flags flutter on a still day, when there is no wind.

It will not suffer any training, nor does it, like the plum, improve by pruning, but the sunshine that attends its brief period of bloom in April, the magnificence of its flower-laden boughs and the picturesque flutter of its falling petals, inspired an ancient poet to liken it to the soul, of Yamato (Japan), and it has ever since been thus regarded.

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He wanted to hear her whisper his name after they made love and flutter soft kisses with her full lips across his face, the way she had the other night.

The flutter of a black trench coat blended with the dark sky as Gabriel twisted them in midair, so he'd hit back first, with her protected in his arms.

It did not simply flutter like a butterfly, nor soar like the larger hawks, but it sported with proud reliance in the fields of air; mounting again and again with its strange chuckle, it repeated its free and beautiful fall, turning over and over like a kite, and then recovering from its lofty tumbling, as if it had never set its foot on terra firma.

Something tickled her neck, and she looked down to see the first of the letters of her tattoo flutter to the ground.

It shows the pope and emperor, with a lute-playing angel between them, kneeling to right and left of the enthroned Virgin and Child, who crown them with rose garlands, with a multitude of other kneeling saints disposed with free symmetry in the background, and farther in the background portraits of the donor and the painter, and a flutter of wreath-carrying cherubs in the air.

Seeing Gabriel made her insides flutter and the world seem too small to be anywhere but his arms.

The pigeons are all asleep upon their roosts--no flutter from them.