The rattle of a coming wagon attracted his attention, and he crouched down, as if preparing to spring upon the driver and his animals.
"Brave Tom" by Edward S. Ellis
I do but lack a rattle, though, to be sure, I could not spring it.
"Clementina" by A.E.W. Mason
A vigorous rattling of the door knob caused her to spring from her bed with a half petulant exclamation.
"Marjorie Dean" by Pauline Lester