Usage examples for jumping

  1. I cried, jumping up; " the commandant will lend me a horse, as my own is not likely to be of much use, even if the poor brute is still alive." – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. The creek that flowed past the rock ran clear and low, and he got across by jumping from ledge to ledge. – The Lure of the North by Harold Bindloss
  3. But," he continued, jumping out of bed and dressing hurriedly, " I cannot stay here. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  4. You want money for-" " Yes, the hospital- ship; and I thought they'd jump at it; but they've all been jumping in other directions. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  5. One day, when the whole family was in the parlor, Mr. Morris suddenly flung aside his newspaper, and began jumping up and down. – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  6. I s'pose; if you mean in walking, jumping and running. – Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley
  7. In jumping from the boat his foot caught, and he came down hard on the ground. – If Any Man Sin by H. A. Cody
  8. I've been reading it all over, nearly, since I found how the cat was jumping; I was anxious about it, and I tell you, old man, it's good. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  9. We'll get Turner to tell us some of his claim- jumping experiences to- morrow night. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  10. His jumping is done only in times of danger. – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  11. He knew a number who would be jumping for them- who had his old table for breakfast? – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  12. It's the jumping- off place. – What's-His-Name by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. " He talks like Jumping Horse, but he is too far away, I am not sure about it," said Little Raven. – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  14. But all his jumping was in vain. – Old Granny Fox by Thornton W. Burgess
  15. " But, Ole," says I, jumping in, " you've been rushing the girl all winter as if your life depended on it. – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  16. Then they could hear the pirates jumping over into the water. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  17. " I had rather it were night and we could be by ourselves upstairs with the Jumping Jack," said the Sawdust Doll. – The Story of a White Rocking Horse by Laura Lee Hope