It came suddenly and with a spurt of ruddy light unmistakable.
"A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"" by Russell Doubleday
There was no outcry; simply a spurt of blood and brain, and all was over.
"The Downfall" by Emile Zola
It's only a spurt; though it's a pretty big spurt sometimes, as you boys know now.
"Camp and Trail" by Isabel Hornibrook
The fire flickered and spurted as the salt dried out of the driftwood and burnt in blue tongues of flame.
"Captivity" by M. Leonora Eyles
Whenever an Indian fired a spurt of smoke shot up from his rifle's muzzle.
"The Texan Scouts" by Joseph A. Altsheler
He saw that Essex had made her best spurt.
"The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
A spurt of flame crimson-hued his face and flashed over the garment.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
It is to be hoped he keeps him cool till the spurt comes.
"Adrien Leroy" by Charles Garvice
Then flames of fire spurted out, and a thud told the sentries that their bullets had gone home.
"Indiscreet Letters From Peking"
On, on, he ran, putting every ounce of speed and strength in one last spurt.
"Bert Wilson in the Rockies" by J. W. Duffield
Then we had to spurt desperately after the grind of the oars, caught, just in time, in an unexpected direction.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
After a final spurt of half a mile they pulled him down, and he was easily despatched.
"Five Years in New Zealand" by Robert B. Booth
The blood spurted out.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
A pulse of fire spurted from the top of each boat, driving them bottom first toward the asteroid.
"Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Meanwhile, James ended his spurt of growth and settled down.
"The Fourth R" by George Oliver Smith
Its brightness the spurt of two jets of gas.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
Then half a dozen rifles spurted from two hundred yards up the slope, the balls passing him with nasty snaps.
"The Settling of the Sage" by Hal G. Evarts
A spurt of anger flared up in his heart; to be harsh with her was like hurting a child.
"Daughter of the Sun" by Jackson Gregory
It is further intensified as a fresh spurt of the desert wind sweeps the dust away, displaying in clear light the line of marching horsemen.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
A spurt of dust rose, but the elephant did not stop.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
How golden-hot the ore is
From the cupola spurting,
Tossing the flaming petals
Over the silt and furnace ash - Blown leaves, devastating,
Falling about the world…
"The Song Of Iron" by Lola Ridge
Steel and cord do their worst, now my head struggles first!
That tug my last spurt has expended —
Nose to nose! lip to lip! from the sound of the whip
He strains to the utmost extended.
"Hippodromania; Or, Whiffs From The Pipe" by Adam Lindsay Gordon
I would not have the horse I drive
So fast that folks must stop and stare;
An easy gait—two forty-five—
Suits me; I do not care;—
Perhaps, for just a single spurt,
Some seconds less would do no hurt.
"Contentment" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Fiercely, they swung the left and right,
With punch and bash and clout:
Each grimly hopeful that he might
Secure the glad knock-out.
And, as they watched the "claret" spurt,
The crowd feared someone might be hurt.
"Averted Violence" by C J Dennis
She put her finger burning eerily to my lips--I heard them lock.
Led me then a marsh-way, cheerily--
Tho the quick ooze spurted drearily
Thro root-rotten curd and rock.
Things like water-ghouls
Slid slimily in pools.
"Written In Hell" by Cale Young Rice
The vintager of Earth is War, is War whose grapes are men;
Into his wine-vats armies go, his wine-vats steaming red:
The crimson vats of battle where he stalks, as in a den,
Drunk with the must of Hell that spurts beneath his iron tread.
"The Man In Gray" by Madison Julius Cawein
He needs to be more of a threat throughout the game instead of in spurts.
After rapid growth spurt, area agland value drops 11.5.
First comes the adolescent-like growth spurt of wiry grass.
Experienced gardeners usually do their major structural pruning when shrubs are dormant, then perform follow-up shaping during the growing season, after the spring growth spurt.
Tackle a little early spring maintenance now to get your yard ready for the growth spurt to come.
Dat Dog goes on a growth spurt .
Growth spurt for economy at end of 2010.
Lafayette's First Growth Spurt in 1880.
The Latino Chamber of Commerce's Growth Spurt .
Ethanol's Growth Spurt Hits Canada.
Hotel Growth Spurt Coming to India.
Retail Tech Growth Spurt Reflected at Retail Show.
Gamers fuel growth spurt in e-sports.
Greek yogurt on a marathon-like growth spurt .
Gas prices spurt as Gulf's rigs, refineries brace for hurricane Isaac.