Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UP SPRANG

“Charing Cross,” shouted the conductor, and up sprang the Frenchman.

Just then up sprang the sun, and toward the sun looked the country-folk all.

Up sprang the young lieutenant and stepped to the door of his tent.

"Yonder he is," was the cry, as up sprang the chase a hundred yards ahead.

Up sprang the herd like lightning, and away they scoured, and my bull with them.

Up sprang the sun, and touched the tops of the hills with golden glory.

Up sprang the men, and the whole body made a dash down the cliff.

Shaw touched them with the butt of his gun, and up sprang our faithful Canadian.

Up sprang the valiant man with all his might; fain would he try again.

Up sprang he, with bow and arrows, and a short sword at his side.