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  • verb Present participle of upspring.

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Examples

  • Allah watered a land, and upsprang a tree, v. 244.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And when she gained her castle, upsprang the bridge,

    Idylls of the King

  • Allah watered a land, and upsprang a tree, v. 244.

    Arabian nights. English

  • And when she gained her castle, upsprang the bridge,

    Idylls of the King

  • Pallid and mad, he swift upsprang, and he tore up a tree by its lusty roots, and down the declivity, dashing with rapid leaps, panting and wild, he struck the ravisher on the temple with the mighty pine.

    Alroy The Prince Of The Captivity

  • Spain; and here upsprang, in Spain's better days, a little city, with a small but beautiful palace shaded by enormous trees, where royalty delighted to forget its cares.

    The Bible in Spain; or, the journeys, adventures, and imprisonments of an Englishman, in an attempt to circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula

  • It was as large as a small room; three sides of it formed by minute wirework, with occasional draperies of muslin or other slight material, and covered at intervals, sometimes within, sometimes without, by dainty creepers; a tiny cistern in the centre, from which upsprang a sparkling jet.

    Kenelm Chillingly — Complete

  • It was as large as a small room; three sides of it formed by minute wirework, with occasional draperies of muslin or other slight material, and covered at intervals, sometimes within, sometimes without, by dainty creepers; a tiny cistern in the centre, from which upsprang a sparkling jet.

    Kenelm Chillingly — Volume 05

  • Again: — Pallid and mad, he swift upsprang, and he tore up a tree by its lusty roots, and down the declivity, dashing with rapid leaps, panting and wild, he struck the ravisher on the temple with the mighty pine.

    A Review of 'Alroy'

  • Pallid and mad, he swift upsprang, and he tore up a tree by its lusty roots, and down the declivity, dashing with rapid leaps, panting and wild, he struck the ravisher on the temple with the mighty pine.

    Chapter 2 - Part I

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