- From Middle English uplepen, equivalent to up- + leap. Cognate with Dutch oplopen ("to incur, run up"), German auflaufen ("to accumulate, mount up, run aground"). (Wiktionary)
“I reckon thee'll do, lad," was all he said; but Ishmael felt his heart give an upleap of triumph; he knew he had made his first conquest.”
“Could feel within his soul upleap and soar the sacred flame;”
“World of Becoming assumes the intense form which we call genius: even to read their poems is to feel the beating of a heart, the upleap of a joy, greater than anything that we have known.”
“Serbia; the renascence of Russia; the wonderful upleap to the needs of the times by Great, and still more by Greater Britain; and, not least, the bracing of the loins of our closest Allies just across the water.”
“Becoming assumes the intense form which we call genius: even to read their poems is to feel the beating of a heart, the upleap of”
“I felt a great upleap in my heart, and said to myself, now I am at rest and glad; I will never doubt her prophecies again.”
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I'm especially fond of ones written by Charles Sanders Peirce.
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