Usage examples for springing

  1. Then springing up in despair, he exclaimed, " But I must live- I cannot die." – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. He led her to the house, walking quickly and with springing step. – Patty Blossom by Carolyn Wells
  3. Instead of springing overboard, as all expected, he asked another instant of delay. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  4. I rather enjoyed your springing at me- it was a new sensation." – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  5. Springing up from the chair in which I had been seated: " You preposterous fool!" – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  6. She was about springing forward, when another scene was presented. – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  7. I cried, springing up and falling on my knees before my mother's arm- chair, and hugging Fanny to my bosom. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  8. " I'll go," cried Joel, springing off, but Polly called him back. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  9. Springing out of bed, I groped my way to the window. – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  10. Haven't we had enough-" " And there you sit," cried Wayne, springing erect and with a voice like a trumpet, " with no argument but to insult the King before his face." – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  11. Dust and to dust returned they might be, but this physical form was only the fleeting inscrutable moment on earth, springing up, giving birth to seed, dying out for that ever- increasing purpose which ran through the ages. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  12. Then, at one leap, springing across his body, he cut open his throat with his dagger. – Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match by Francis C. Woodworth
  13. But he longed to enter the crowd of heroes, and to break through, springing upon them. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer
  14. As they hurried across it, the curate caught sight of something on the ground, and, springing forward, found Leopold. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  15. " No, don't go," cried Anson, springing forward and grasping his arm. – A Dash from Diamond City by George Manville Fenn
  16. " He is to be my husband," said Lucy, springing up. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  17. She came walking along with the proud springing step I had noticed that first day, and she was talking away to the others as if to cheer and encourage them, even though the boy was full three years older than she, and supposed to be taking charge of her and her sister, I fancy. – Nurse Heatherdale's Story by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  18. " Ay, and so it were," cried Morgan, springing on his knees. – Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  19. Another step went springing down. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney