Sweet rush


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sweet rush a sweet-scented grass of Arabia, etc. (Andropogon schœnanthus), used in Oriental medical practice.
    • Sweet rush (Bot) sweet flag.
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In literature:

Through them the sweet, fresh wind comes rushing in.
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
On a little dais at the end, coffee and sweet cakes were going, but there was no rush.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
The motor-omnibus contingent rushed off immediately to secure any that were left, and to try to get some sweets.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
The air rushed by, sweet and wonderful, the rhythm of the hoofs changed and broke up and returned into itself again.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
Here, too, the floor was covered with sweet rushes, a fact which Rebecca seemed to resent.
"The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
We all rushed out, thinking the sweet little fellow had fallen down stairs.
"The Fairy Nightcaps" by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
A rush of bitter-sweet memories came over her as she pushed open the green gate for the last time, and Zack bounded to meet her.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Mamie sweetly let herself be caught by teacher the first rush, to Grant's openly expressed disgust.
"Chicken Little Jane on the Big John" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
The blood rushed into her sweet proud face.
"Through the Postern Gate" by Florence L. Barclay
All her jealousy and suspicions of the sweet-faced girl in gray came rushing back.
"The Mystery of Evelin Delorme" by Albert Bigelow Paine

In poetry:

(Cold rushes for such little feet—
Both feet could lie into my hand:
A marvel was it of my sweet
Her upright body could so stand).
"The Leper" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
When the quick, sweet rush of the fancy
Came on me like a fairy crowd,
Or a sudden gush of sunlight,
Through the rift of an April cloud.
"Early Poet Life" by Alexander Anderson
And still the winds round Connelbush
Blow sweet through glen and wood,
As when we heard them with the rush
Of youth through all our blood.
"Connelbush" by Alexander Anderson
Did the Spring e'er fail of its mission sweet,
After the rush of the Northern snows?
Then why should we care, since under the earth
Sleeps the Summer rose?
"Hope" by Charles Hanson Towne
Heaven's mighty sweet, I guess;
Ain't no rush to git there:
Been a sinner, more or less;
Maybe wouldn't fit there.
Wicked still, bound to confess;
Might jest pine a bit there.
"Grandad" by Robert W Service
I never shall hear your voice again,
Your voice so gentle and low
But the thought of you, Jenny Allen,
Will go with me where I go.
Your sweet voice drowns the Atlantic wave
And the rush of the Alpine snow.
"Jenny Allen" by Marietta Holley

In news:

Open Thread Sugar Rush Gives Our Weekly Open Thread a Sweet Tooth .
The Salt Lake City resident had a great season last year with a short but sweet segment in TGR's One For The Road and also took home the Red Bull Cold Rush women's crown in Silverton, Colorado.
This little cupcake outpost is so sweet, it'll give you a sugar rush even before you've downed a Blonde Bombshell (vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream) or a Tantrum Tamer (chocolate buttercream on vanilla cake).
Between the summer crowds and the winter rush, there's a sweet spot for outdoor adventure -- and savings.
Profane, bloody, and sophomoric, it's a comic adrenaline rush with a surprisingly sweet heart.