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  • The hill side was alive with clatter and motion; with sudden up-springing lights among the pines.

    The Awakening

  • I wondered if an up-springing sense of courtesy persuaded you to refrain from hooting at such elegant verbiage.

    Beatrice Leigh at College A Story for Girls

  • In the sudden up-springing of this hope, Joyce quite forgot the face of the woman at the bungalow.

    Joyce of the North Woods

  • When this is cut and placed in stacks, its red roots are exposed, affording a pleasant contrast to the dark green of the up-springing fall-wheat.

    God's Answers A Record of Miss Annie Macpherson's Work at the Home of Industry, Spitalfields, London, and in Canada

  • What an up-springing there will be when heavenly light and air come to the world at last, in the setting up of Christ's kingdom!

    Parables of the Christ-life

  • So no matter, if we never see the full up-springing on earth of the

    Parables of the Christ-life

  • Here were the pretty painted faces, the absurd silk stockings, the tripping, exquisitely booted feet, the swinging walk, the tall, up-springing bodies of the women he remembered.

    The Branding Iron

  • And this life was like a forest, boundless and impenetrable, up-springing, intertwining.

    His Family

  • He did not notice the soft verdure; he did not even see the beautiful vines that hung from earth-filled niches among the rocks, and lent to their forbidding aspect something of a smiling grace; their picturesque grouping, where they had fallen apart to show this sparkling fountain of bright up-springing water, was all lost upon his artistic perceptions.

    Southern Prose and Poetry for Schools

  • The fertility of the earth is its perfect finishing; growth of all kinds of plants, the up-springing of tall trees, both productive and unfruitful, flowers 'sweet scents and fair colors, and all that which, a little later, at the voice of God came forth from the earth to beautify her, their universal mother.

    The World's Great Sermons, Volume 01 Basil to Calvin

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