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  • It was the result of a scene that suddenly burst upon his view. Cited from Charlie to the Rescue, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • And within two months the great war burst upon the world. Cited from Possessed, by Cleveland Moffett
  • He expected to burst upon the world like a new star. Cited from Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham
  • They had not long to wait before the truth burst upon them. Cited from Boy Aviators in Africa, Captain Wilbur Lawton
  • And at this moment the music of a military band burst upon their ears. Cited from The Isle of Unrest, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • And then it burst upon me that I was a free man.
  • The storm which we had expected now really burst upon us. Cited from Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912, Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • The storm burst upon us six weeks later, about the time of the summer sales. Cited from The War of the Wenuses, by C. L. Graves and E. V. Lucas
  • Then, and then only, did the full horror of the whole thing burst upon me! Cited from The Jewel of Seven Stars, Bram Stoker
  • In those few words all the truth burst upon me. Cited from The Queen of Hearts, by Wilkie Collins
  • They had not gone far when the rain burst upon them. Cited from A Campfire Girl's First Council Fire, by Jane L. Stewart
  • Then, for the first time, the whole truth burst upon him. Cited from The Silver Horde, by Rex Beach
  • The sight that now burst upon us was one to be remembered. Cited from A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil, by T. R. Swinburne
  • As he had read the letter the whole horror of the situation burst upon him. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • That question burst upon her with the force of a heavy blow. Cited from Castle Craneycrow, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • While he was lying there a sudden storm burst upon the sea. Cited from The Life of Jesus Christ for the Young, Vol. 3, by Richard Newton
  • When they ceased bursting upon us and among us the officers were no longer there. Cited from The Forest of Swords, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • They had scarcely emerged from the bay when the storm burst upon them. Cited from From Boyhood to Manhood, by William M. Thayer
  • It burst upon me that she was -- that she must be. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Suddenly a whole flood of light and the truth burst upon him. Cited from A Journey in Other Worlds, by J. J. Astor
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