would gush

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  • This rock he was to strike, when water would gush forth. Cited from Mother Stories from the Old Testament, by Anonymous
  • The heart in his body seemed turned to a jet of blood that would gush forth. Cited from The King of Ireland's Son, by Padraic Colum
  • "Why, because you look so dam -- miserable, as though your eyes would gush out with water." Cited from Tell England, by Ernest Raymond
  • Yet he had friends; and there were times when out of his stern nature a stream of human emotion would gush, like water from the rock. Cited from France and England in North America, by F. Parkman
  • An old legend relates how at such times the trees would bend to offer them fruit, and springs would gush forth out of the dry ground for their refreshment. Cited from Correggio, by Estelle M. Hurll
  • In some I marked their hearts trembling, through all the pains which they took to appear valiant, and in others tears, that in spite of manly courage would gush forth. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 3: Books for Children, by Lamb
  • And on that day the waters would fall from the heavens, the water in the ditches and canals would rise, and water would gush out from the dry clefts in the ground. Cited from History of Egypt, by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  • And now his sympathy would gush forth anew, and he would cover with attentions his father, who, fiercely preoccupied with the business of obtaining breath, gave no heed to them. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • He began To pine; was pale; and had a hectic flush At times; and from his eyelids tears would gush. Cited from The Germ, by Various
  • Laura Harrowgate was a grandmother, but still she would gush over that plate from Holland two centuries old, buy a bracket for it and exhibit it to her friends. Cited from Miss Prudence, by Jennie Maria (Drinkwater) Conklin
  • If a one-inch tap were inserted in the bottom of the vessel so that the water flowed out, it would gush forth with a force of 4.34 pounds. Cited from General Science, by Bertha M. Clark
  • One had only to break them with one blow and their sticky juices would gush forth and lose themselves in the palate like crisp mouthfuls of a sweet and spicy bread, alternating with knifefuls of rice. Cited from Mare Nostrum (Our Sea), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • But one of the very means of attaining nationality is securing some portion of that literary force which would gush abundantly from it; and, therefore, consider it how you will, it is important to increase and economise the exertions of the literary class in Ireland. Cited from Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry, by Thomas Davis
  • It required all Jem's self-control to do what he knew and felt to be necessary, to call Mrs. Sturgis, who was quietly dozing by the fireside; and that done, he felt almost obliged to leave the room to keep down the happy agitation which would gush out in every feature, every gesture, and every tone. Cited from Mary Barton, by Elizabeth Gaskell