Which preposition to use with crest

of Occurrences 636%

Though I could see the crests of the mountain-amphitheatre, yet it was a great while before their lower portions became visible.

with Occurrences 35%

They then dashed up the steep sides while the horse artillery lashed the crest with their fire, and driving the Turks from their trenches had captured the hill by three o'clock.

on Occurrences 26%

They sent the paper with the crest on it to Boston.

in Occurrences 19%

The gray masses are pouring up to the crest in still greater numbers; a large body of them march down the hill in the rear of the Union line concealed by the woods; they march right up to the ranks where the red-barred flag is flying!

to Occurrences 17%

Mount Whitney, the culminating point of the range near its southern extremity, lifts its helmet-shaped crest to a height of nearly 14,700 feet.

above Occurrences 8%

If only there were a crest above my bell-pull I might even expect Becky Sharp in for tea.

along Occurrences 5%

When he was out of sight and hearing, Kazan whined, and the crest along his spine flattened.

into Occurrences 4%

When the public mind is thoroughly revolutionized, and ready for the change, when the billow has reached its height and begins to crest into foam, then such a measure may bring matters to a crisis.

over Occurrences 4%

He clambered on until he came to the very crest over which Swen Brodie had disappeared.

from Occurrences 3%

The enemy, too, had some well-served guns, and they plastered the spurs leading to the crest from the west, but our infantry's audacity never faltered, and after we had got into the first lines on the hill our men proceeded methodically to rout out the machine guns from their nooks and crannies.

within Occurrences 3%

Yet at that the sharp-nosed craft was making the best of it, leaving a long wake astern, the waves cresting within a few feet of her rail as she swept gloriously forward.

for Occurrences 2%

My crest for that reason is flesh and blood!

behind Occurrences 2%

Are you stark mad?" They ran on westward, panting, sheltered by the grassy crest behind which soldiers lay firing over the top of the grasslong lines of them, belly flattened to the slope, dusty blue trousers hitched up showing naked ankles and big feet pendant.

by Occurrences 2%

They went up the road, until at the crest by the stile they came into sight of the Experimental Farm.

like Occurrences 2%

The Malaki's Sister and the Basolo There is a certain mountain that has a sharp, long crest like a kampilan.

down Occurrences 1%

Then he took a number of the smaller but very tough stems, and knotting them together, with the assistance of Tayoga ran a strong rope from the crest down to the fountain, thus greatly easing the descent for water and the return.

across Occurrences 1%

Ridge after ridge the mountains stretched on the other side, rising steadily, growing ever more august and mighty and rocky; on their crests across the blue gorges the snow was dazzling white and winter held stubbornly on at altitudes of seven thousand feet.

beyond Occurrences 1%

As Hill's column pushed forward to attack this position, it was met by a determined fire of artillery and small-arms from the crest beyond the stream, where a large force of riflemen, in pits, were posted, with infantry supports.

between Occurrences 1%

He saw for a moment the outline of a head black against the starlight, with sharply-pointed upstanding ears and a crest between them.

as Occurrences 1%

It contains a "monstrous fine" sculpture of one of the family and bears on the roof their gilded Moor's head crest as a vane.

against Occurrences 1%

The garrison held out magnificently all day in a support trench close behind the crest against odds of twenty to one, and repeatedly beat off rushes, although the bodies of dead Turks showed that they got as close as forty yards from the defenders.

toward Occurrences 1%

In loneliness the bull stalked o'er the plain, And tossed his drooping crest toward the sky, In sadness lay upon the green to die; On the far kine looked weary and bereaved, And turned toward the gods, and wondering grieved.

under Occurrences 1%

The only mistake they made was in using the yacht's lovely china, which bore the Strossi crest under the Hela's private flag.

after Occurrences 1%

[Sidenote: A.D. 101 (a.u. 854)] Undertaking to ascend the heights themselves, he secured one crest after another amid dangers and approached the capital of the Dacians.

about Occurrences 1%

They came up, spangled with green and gold flashes, from astern, shook their fiery crests about the tug, and vanished ahead, but one heard them crash.

Which preposition to use with  crest