I must go and ask Dick--" As she turned towards the passage leading to the tower Kelson sprang forward and intercepted her. "
for even as he culled The humble plant, such it sprang up again Suddenly there where he uprooted it.
Up you instantly sprang, with a theological expression on your lips, and engaged me in violent single combat. "
Quickly he sprang to his feet, ready to tackle any foe that might have seen him crawl aboard.
I saw, and yet My heart doth stagger, one, that waited thus, As it befalls that oft one frog remains, While the next springs away: and Graffiacan, Who of the fiends was nearest, grappling seiz'd His clotted locks, and dragg'd him sprawling up, That he appear'd to me an otter.
Driven by the beaters, forth they spring, Soon caught within the hunters' ring.
Away, away, you are a foolish Girl, And look with too much pride upon your Beauty; Which like a gaudy flower that springs too soon, Withers e'er fully blown.
"Well, I'll ride him for you;" and springing lightly to his feet, he continued: "come on.
While he was speaking, the mastiff, being jostled by the two llamas still awkwardly worrying each other, turned round so suddenly, that the mouse was dislodged from his lofty position, and thrown to the ground; on seeing which, the cat immediately sprang upon it, with a loud purring noise, which being heard by the dog, he, with a fierce growl, suddenly seized the cat.
And, even as they came upon him, he sprang aside where the gloom lay blackest, and they being many and the clearing small, they hampered each other and fell into confusion; and, in that moment, Beltane leapt among them and smote, and smote again, now in the moonlight, now in shadow; leaping quick-footed from the thrust of sword and pike, crouching 'neath the heavy swing of axe and gisarm; and ever his terrible blade darted with deadly point or fell with deep-biting edge.
When the carriage stopped, and the man opened the door, Mr. P. rubbed his eyes, for he had fallen into a doze, on the way, and sprang hastily out.
Well beseems That we should help them wash away the stains They carried hence, that so made pure and light, They may spring upward to the starry spheres.
THE SIMPLICITY OF THE PRIMITIVE AGES has frequently been an object of poetical admiration, and it delights the imagination to picture men living upon such fruits as spring spontaneously from the earth, and desiring no other beverages to slake their thirst, but such as fountains and rivers supply.
So saying, the stranger sprang nimbly to his feet and catching up one of the swords took it by the blade and gave its massy hilt to Beltane's hand.
The following notes from another student's report show how this may spring naturally out of the children's life: Footnote 23: Miss Edith Jones.
he exclaimed, as though the words sprang directly from his heart. "
But upon a certain blithe evening Black Roger stood leaning on his bow-stave to watch where Beltane swam the pool with mighty strokes, who, laughing for very joy of it, presently sprang ashore, panting with his exertions, and fell to donning his garments.
By keeping under cover of these arches, and springing rapidly from one to another, Smith's rifles and the South Carolina regiment were enabled to advance close to the first barricade on the Belen road, and pour in a destructive fire on the gunners.
That he had in youth the feelings of a poet I believe--for there are glimpses of extreme delicacy in his writings--(and delicacy is the poet's own kingdom--his 'El Dorado')--but they have the appearance of a better day recollected; and glimpses, at best, are little evidence of present poetic fire; we know that a few straggling flowers spring up daily in the crevices of the glacier.
His mistake in this instance saved his life, for springing too far, he came down not in reaching distance of Lefty's throat, but with his chest on the knees of the older tramp.
But if he had such a thought in his mind, he discarded it; he sprang at Jack, fiercely.
But leaving the hazel with its host of superstitions, we may notice the white-thorn, which according to Aryan tradition was also originally sprung from the lightning.
A RED, RED ROSE O, my luv is like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June: O, my luv is like the melodie That's sweetly played in tune.
At another of the loops, about as thick as your arm, your companion, if you have a forester with you, will spring joyfully.
Floracita sprang out of bed early, eager to explore the surroundings of their new abode.
'What was that cry of joy: and who is this Indian youth who has sprung from the ground so eagerly, and is now hurrying towards us from that group of overhanging trees?
They sprang upward continually, with short, agonized leaps, like drowning creatures struggling to keep afloat above some invisible flood.
He sprang ahead of her, ready for battle even before he caught the scent of the gray beautiful creature of death stealing over the trail.
It seems as if my spiritual eye saw in those parts what we may call a seed (the seed of the kingdom sown in the heart) that wants to take root downwards and spring upwards, but which is almost choked with the tares of superstition.
At the same time a light unexpectedly sprang up, and I saw Carmilla, standing, near the foot of my bed, in her white nightdress, bathed, from her chin to her feet, in one great stain of blood.
Mr. Heatherbloom sprang swiftly to his feet but the person, an old darky, did not appear very formidable.
Because so long a period of extreme drought succeeds the rainy season, most of the vegetation is composed of annuals, which spring up simultaneously, and bloom together at about the same height above the ground, the general surface being but slightly ruffled by the taller phacelias, pentstemons, and groups of Salvia carduacea, the king of the mints.
An oath escaped the prince's throat; regardless of consequences, he sprang to his feet. "
Presently a little jet of flame sprang up out of the ashes.
One of the seamen sprang overboard in affright.
Now cut out the college talk you been springing on me lately.
The affectionate, familiar terms in which they had always addressed each other sprang involuntarily to his lips.
Instead, Dave, as he hurled himself at the opponent, sprang high into the air, as though he had some desperate plan of leaping over the barrier.
Grass sprung knee-high.
It was the novelist who, in literary and artistic matters, helped on the insanity which was gradually springing up in the Seguins' home.
"I know not," said he; "but I have heard it thus explained:--That the roses generally spring up, as well as blow, in the course of their long nights, during which the earth's resplendent disc is the most conspicuous object in the heavens; which two facts stand, in the opinion of the multitude, in the relation of cause and effect.
But however selfish pity may be, BENEVOLENCE certainly springs from a more noble origin.
Then from the chalice pour'd she on the stones, That lay all cold and black upon the path, And at that mystic baptism, anew Sprang up the chilly sleepers in amaze, Their stony hearts back-melted into Life; Soon follow'd her a train of noble youths, Gather'd from East, and West, and North, and South, The rarest and the goodliest of Earth.
Out of sorrow, out of strife, Spring aloft to higher life; Parted by no awful cleft From the life that I have left; Only I myself grown purer See its good so much the surer, See its ill with hopeful eye, Frown more seldom, oftener sigh.
As the men levelled their muskets at him, with inconceivable rapidity he sprang bodily round, still preserving his squatting posture, and received the fire from behind; while the less noisy, but more brave, Ogston looked the firing-party full in the face as they discharged their fatal volley.
Yet this evil sprang necessarily from the leading evil, Knowledge.
Excitedly, I sprang down the steps, and, guided by the rattle of the window-sash, reached the door of one of the empty bedrooms, at the back of the house.
But still, the widespread dislike of peace is not entirely derived from their prowess; nor does it spring entirely from the nursemaid's love of the red coat and martial gait, though this is on a far nobler plane, and comes much nearer to the heart of things.
He gave them a single look, put forth his voice in one great cry of defiance, and, rushing toward the edge of the mighty cliff, sprang boldly over.
As Graham jumped to his feet, the lion sprang backward. "