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In less than an hour, the onrushing moon filled the screens.
HUNTERS OUT OF SPACEJOSEPH EVERIDGE KELLEAM
Assegais hurled from the onrushing mass whistled through the air.
But that red onrushing bulk was quite too dull-witted to understand that it ought to obey.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
As they advanced down the field, Dynamite, with uncanny wisdom, picked the onrushing opponents one by one.
RED DYNAMITEROY J. SNELL
The onrushing Venerian caught Parkinson's out-thrust fist in the pit of his stomach, and doubled up in pain.
But the noise of the onrushing flood was now in their startled ears, and they needed no words to tell them their awful peril.
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Gripping his bow, he stepped boldly out from his plane and walked like some young David to meet the onrushing throng.
For no composer was better fitted by nature to receive the stimulus of the onrushing East.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
It might serve to delay an onrushing army for a saving moment,—a dog thrown out to check the wolves.
He shouted, in a voice of angry command; and the onrushing pack hesitated, checked themselves, spread apart.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS

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