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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UP SPRUNG

Down dropped the lesson-books upon the floor, and up sprung Harry in an ecstacy of delight.

I was on the point of singing out, when up sprung the Indian, the long knife of his sleeping guard in his hand.

I pressed harder, and up sprung a corresponding secret receptacle, from which a paper fell out.

All of a sudden, from a clump of tall grass near us, up sprung an antelope and a pair of beautiful fawns.

Up sprung the Unamis, and sallied cautiously out to find the cause of alarm.

Just then up sprung a fair breeze, and Thrain and his men sailed out to sea.