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To spring forth


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To spring forth to leap out; to rush out.
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In literature:

And now the grass was springing up all around, and the swelling buds were ready to burst forth into leaves.
"Baby Pitcher's Trials" by Mrs. May
Some of these springs were exhausted; others, as they gushed forth from the mountain-side, were hot enough to boil potatoes.
"In the Rocky Mountains" by W. H. G. Kingston
At his arrival some warm springs burst forth miraculously, to give him an opportunity of bathing.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)" by Jacob Bryant
The strangers, dead almost from thirst and hunger, commanded a spring of pure water to burst forth on the sands.
"Welsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales" by Elias Owen
The following spring when Black Bruin came forth from hibernation, he made a trip to a distant lake where the moose were often to be found.
"Black Bruin" by Clarence Hawkes
There seemed to be hidden springs of greatness in this man that would gush forth in the most unexpected way.
"Architects of Fate" by Orison Swett Marden
Little did it matter which, and the knowledge of this rendered them indifferent whether to spring forth or stand still.
"Ran Away to Sea" by Mayne Reid
With the return of spring every year the trees take new life, and begin to bud and put forth their leaves.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
Not until the spring opened was she permitted to go forth into the open air.
"Who Are Happiest? and Other Stories" by T. S. Arthur
He turned quickly, the tears, ready to fall, springing quite forth.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
This is the Spring, the time when everything comes forth to new life.
"What the Blackbird said" by Mrs. Frederick Locker
I held forth to them the example of the county of Kent, which had done itself so much honour by its conduct last spring.
"Rural Rides" by William Cobbett
From thence in the spring of 452 he again set forth to ravage or to conquer Italy.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
They began at once to strut back and forth like turkey cocks in the spring.
"The Westerners" by Stewart Edward White
He put forth all his will-power to restrain himself from springing upon the man.
"813" by Maurice Leblanc
Hester's heart was full to overflowing, and these words and her friend's sad look had touched the spring ready to gush forth.
"Dutch the Diver" by George Manville Fenn
They are the spring of all noble thoughts given forth to the world and all the splendid achievements.
"The Mormon Puzzle, and How to Solve It" by R. W. Beers
The animal did not move, but appeared ready to spring forth; which had it done, the pieces must then have been discharged.
"The Emigrant's Lost Son" by Anonymous
The brooks dwindled and ceased to flow but in a trickle: many an age-old spring sent forth water no more.
"Star of Mercia" by Blanche Devereux
Thus the winter sped, and with the coming of spring France was ready to pour forth her flood of life!
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis

In poetry:

Being kin to every star
In the marvellous Spring nights,
I would journey forth afar,
Drinking in long-lost delights.
"The Footfarer" by Charles Hanson Towne
Dear Lord, afford our souls a spring,
Thou know'st our winter has been long;
Shine forth, and warm our hearts to sing,
And thy rich grace shall be our song.
"Waiting For Spring" by John Newton
In early youth, blithe Spring's exulting day,
Each hour put forth new raptures to my view;
Each sunny morn on downy pinions flew,
And swift the jocund minutes danc'd away!
"Sonnet" by Mary Darby Robinson
But still we sought Him, in the blue-white winter,
Or in the rosy spring or shadowy fall;
And faithful winds went forth with us to meet him,
And all the heaven was one vibrating call.
"The Answer" by Katherine Hale
Ah! winding Forth! --- smooth wandering tide!
O' Strevlin's peerless plain the pride;
How pleas'd alang thy verdant side,
Whar floweries spring,
The muse her untaught numbers tried,
And learnt to sing!
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill
The season's males, alarmed, arise--
The season's males, of wondrous size.
Driven by the beaters, forth they spring,
Soon caught within the hunters' ring.
"Drive on their left," the ruler cries;
And to its mark his arrow flies.
"Celebrating The Opulence Of The Lords Of Ts'in" by Confucius

In news:

Sharing Garth Brooks' stomping ground of Stillwater, Okla. Jason Boland & The Stragglers bear surface resemblances to the many hard-driving bands the Red Dirt scene springs forth regularly.
The spacecraft would represent the first attempt to land at Mars' geographic South Pole and would offer the promise of some spectacular high-quality live-action video of carbon dioxide geysers spewing forth at the beginning of early spring.
I have been going back and forth to the computer screen on this sunny/cloudy spring day, and each stop I make yields a couple of letters from you.
What does it take to make desert soil spring forth with flowers and food.
It technically may be spring, but with temps ricocheting back and forth between springtime and winter, my thoughts are already turning to the canyons and mesas of the desert.
Like a fireworks shop that seems to spring forth from nowhere along a quiet stretch of roadside, so too does SweetWater Brewing Company stand out on a Friday.

In science:

We then stop the translation stage and move it backwards until the spring goes back to its rest position without loosing contact with the slider, which remains at rest (contact loss could make the slider surf over the granular layer as we push it forth at large velocity, meaning above 40 µm.s−1).
Friction and dilatancy in immersed granular matter