great gush

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  • The words burst from him now in a great gush of emotion. Cited from Sheila of Big Wreck Cove, by James A. Cooper
  • Suddenly came the sound of a great gush, and the group parted from the bed and vanished. Cited from Sir Gibbie, by George MacDonald
  • And then a great gush of pride came over her, and she set her teeth tight together, and determined that he should either love her as she was or not at all. Cited from Ruth, by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • I could see it, so vividly, an urn boiling over with the great gush of water springing up in it. Cited from The Brimming Cup, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • A great gush of the old love poured from the fountain in my heart: sympathy with the horse had unsealed it. Cited from The Flight of the Shadow, by George MacDonald
  • Mirabile dictu there came forth at once from the dead mouth a great gush of blood, in which the red jewel was for the moment lost. Cited from The Jewel of Seven Stars, Bram Stoker
  • These words, so pathetically and innocently uttered, brought a great gush of tears from all eyes, but most profusely from those of the conductor. Cited from Children's Touching Incidents, by S. B. Shaw
  • For some seconds he could not speak, his lungs were so suffused with blood, his heart stretched almost to bursting with a great gush of ungovernable emotion. Cited from Women in Love, by D.H. Lawrence
  • The miner was enraged, but a second later a great gush of thankfulness and relief surged upward in his heart. Cited from Bruvver Jim's Baby, by Philip Verrill Mighels
  • A series of new flashes broke out, lifting and spreading the incandescent radioactive gasses, and then a great gush of flame rose. Cited from Uller Uprising, by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  • "And that in order to throw dust in your fatherly old eyes, she makes a great gush about the dog Julius, and says hardly a word about the master, whose name does not appear." Cited from A Dog with a Bad Name, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • If you had any charm, however shy, Myrtilla Williamson would find it, and send you away with a great gush of gratitude to her because it had been found at last. Cited from Young Lives, by Richard Le Gallienne
  • When she lifted her eyes at the close of her ballad, not a little depressed at having failed to secure the interest of her audience, it was with a great gush of pleasure that she saw near the door the face of her friend. Cited from Weighed and Wanting, by George MacDonald
  • Every few moments, a great gush would dash out twelve or fifteen yards over the gravel and sink again, carrying many feet of the bank with it, and widening by so much the raging channel. Cited from Sir Gibbie, by George MacDonald
  • I can do very well, except when a great gush -- I don't know what to call it -- great rush of remembering the sky and all sorts of things comes on me, and I know it is to be darkness always. Cited from The Two Guardians, by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • He blew a great gush of strong blue reek that eddied behind him as he ran up the flight, his mind eagerly meditating the congenial task of arranging the little spare room for the coming employee. Cited from The Haunted Bookshop, by Christopher Morley
  • Even as he spoke there was a roar, a great gush upward of fiery fluid, and a sensation of intense heat, while the pinnacle upon which they stood literally rocked and threatened to fall. Cited from Fire Island, by G. Manville Fenn
  • For some time we heard only the quick, stormy sobs, and the kisses showering down; then came the piteous, heart-broken wail that called upon her husband's name; and then the great gush of tears that saved her. Cited from Guy Livingstone, by George A. Lawrence
  • With one great gush of tears, when there was no one to see her, Katy gave Marian up, writing her a note, in which were sundry directions for the work, which would go on even after she had left for the Mountain House, as she intended doing the last of June. Cited from Family Pride, by Mary J. Holmes
  • Long she lies in wait, Makes many a feint, peeps forth, draws coyly back, Then, from some southern ambush in the sky, With one great gush of blossom storms the world. Cited from The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell, by James Lowell
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