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  • v. Present participle of upsurge.


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  • To sum up in Sri Aurobindo's terms: So also one may say that the perfection of the integral Yoga will come when each man is able to follow his own path of Yoga, pursuing the development of his own nature in its upsurging towards that which transcends the nature.

    Why divide love?

  • I remember the taste of hot blood in my mouth, the tang of fearful exultation in my soul, the onrushing and upsurging of inhuman strength and fury.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • “That was foolish — the trip to Spain was futile also —” He struggled against an upsurging hilarity — that any reputable medical man should have lent himself to such an amateurish experiment!

    Tender is the Night

  • He hesitated, his own brain reeling with the fierce upsurging of his violent passions.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • There had been the beginning of a thought there, but the upsurging blackness of sleep drowned it.

    Ship Of Magic

  • And he had felt a great upsurging of joy when he knew that he would have her with him for at least another day, and a corresponding resentment that it was all to be gone through again, that it was not yet over after all.

    Beyond the Sunrise

  • This time, although I was fairly confident that Tiddely Pom would start in his race, the successful uncovering and extermination of a racing scandal was bringing me none of the usual upsurging satisfaction.


  • I am tremendously impressed by the vitality and the genius and the character of the Canadian people, by the vision shown in Canada's new, upsurging industries of the 20th century.

    The British Answer to Communism

  • 'What shapes of crime are here? declare, O maiden; or what the punishment that pursues them, and all this upsurging wail?'

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • And that sublime upsurging from the depths of human nature which came with the last half of the eighteenth century appeared not alone in the new political and social aspirations, but in a fresh insight into Nature.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 30, April, 1860


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