Uprose

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • pa.t Uprose up-rōz′ of uprise.
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Usage

In literature:

Behind, there uprose tall cliffs covered with the richest foliage, and cascades, like silver threads, dashed downward to the sea.
"Holidays at the Grange or A Week's Delight" by Emily Mayer Higgins
Here and there certain landmarks, graven deep in Hazel's recollection, uprose to claim her attention.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
From a cloud which covered the pavement His reverend form uprose: heavenward his face was directed.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 4" by Lord Byron
Wistfulness upsprung as I reviewed my empty life, but rude reality suddenly uprose and obliterated ideality.
"Some Everyday Folk and Dawn" by Miles Franklin
Then Moses uprose, with an expression of stern resolve on his usually meek countenance.
"Blue Lights" by R.M. Ballantyne
Then Kizzie uprose tearless and stern.
"Hubert's Wife" by Minnie Mary Lee
A large white moon uprose and made the neighbouring road a milky ribbon stretched east and west.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Then uprose Sir Gawaine, who was a faithful knight and true man to his king, though a proud one and a hasty.
"King Arthur's Knights" by Henry Gilbert
It seemed as if a cry uprose.
"The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, January 1886" by Various
Again the Liberals, now joined by Irish Nationalists, uprose, madly cheering.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, April 8, 1914" by Various
Thereupon uprose a host of counterfeits.
"Saved by the Lifeboat" by R.M. Ballantyne
Now ting'd the East, when habited again, Uprose Ulysses' offspring from his bed.
"The Odyssey of Homer" by Homer
In jealous rage, Lilith uprose to dare The guarding Angel's wrath.
"Lilith" by Ada Langworthy Collier
Suddenly a yell, horrible and fierce, uprose from the soldiers, and he heard the bowman's voice no more.
"War and the Weird" by Forbes Phillips
Poll Green uprose once, and rebelled against the 'young gentleman' usage; but Bob Fagin settled him speedily.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Grizzly uprose on his hind feet and rushed to meet poor Wunny, squeezing him in a terrible embrace that checked the Chinaman's yell instantly.
"Dorothy on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
Then from the side nearest Jim a hideous head uprose within a foot of the sleeping man's face.
"Baseball Joe Around the World" by Lester Chadwick
So the Mundurucu hastily uprose, flinging aside the swimming-belts hitherto held in his hands.
"Afloat in the Forest" by Mayne Reid
Now, amid the wreck, uprose the moral nature which never before had attained the ascendant.
"Life Without and Life Within" by Margaret Fuller
The bed was a state bed, plumes of ostrich feathers uprose at each corner.
"Ghosts I Have Seen" by Violet Tweedale
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In poetry:

Two lovers in the strength of life,
Had built a beauteous home,
Where tall, ancestral oaks uprose,
O'ershadowing their high dome.
"The Lovers" by James Avis Bartley
Uprose the Sun in bright array,
To pour around his dazzling flood ;
Yet not as wont, for on that day,
He seem'd, alas ! to rise in blood.
"Reginald The Brave" by Laura Sophia Temple
I passed—their fleshless arms uprose
To draw me to the depths beneath:
My eyes forgot the power to close,
As other men's, in sleep or death.
"Methought, through many years and lands," by Digby Mackworth Dolben
Then over the waste of snows
The noonday sun uprose,
Through the driving mists revealed,
Like the lifting of the Host,
By incense-clouds almost
Concealed.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XII. -- King Olaf's Chri" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Uprose a fairer nest for weary feet,
Like some gold flower nightly inward curled,
Where gentle maidens fled a roaring world,
Or played with it, and had their white retreat.
"Forest History" by George Meredith
Young Hodge the Drummer never knew -
Fresh from his Wessex home -
The meaning of the broad Karoo,
The Bush, the dusty loam,
And why uprose to nightly view
Strange stars amid the gloam.
"The Dead Drummer." by Thomas Hardy