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  • Her fire and desire rose like yeast bread every time she saw Deacon Peters.

    A Love So Deep

  • Darkness rose like smoke around her and from within it she heard the sound of rasping breath, the scratching of talons on stone pavings.

    Lion Of Macedon

  • The mountain ridge that here forms the frontier of Pulati rose like a wall.

    High Albania

  • When Conrig was alone again he took a bottle of malt liquor from his trussing coffer, filled a beaker to the brim, and downed it, hoping to silence the gush of speculation that rose like a black tide in his brain.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • On the broad downs, under the gray sky, not a house was visible, nothing but Stonehenge, which looked like a group of brown dwarfs in the wide expanse, -- Stonehenge and the barrows, -- which rose like green bosses about the plain, and a few hayricks.

    English Traits (1856)

  • The ball of fire rose like an angry efreet, the shards of burning timbers spreading the fires to more buildings.

    Father Swarat

  • Behind us, the 500-foot-high Vertical Assembly Building rose like a white cliff.

    Riding Rockets

  • The ornithopters rose like bucking horses, flapping their dying wings against the ground.

    The Brothers' War

  • The Croker Venus smiled wantonly from the wall just above a sensible office desk, and a truly magnificent bronze horse rose like a flame from a rosewood bracket hung with alternate ebony and ivory beads.

    Coroner's Pidgin

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