Antonyms for up springs

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Up springs subaltern after subaltern, fired with zeal to give his commander away.

Question with as many heads as the Hydra; and no sooner does an author dispose of one head than up springs another.

We advance,—up springs the shining froth of love or hope,—'a moment white, then gone forever!'

Up springs the hatchet from the bottom of the water, and fixes itself to its old acquaintance, the helve.

When any body says "surely," at once up springs a question; nothing being sure, and the word itself at heart quite interrogative.

The fly floats on the surface for a while, but up springs the fish at last and swallows it.

He is on the point of walking over some shingle when up springs a grey grasshopper.