It was unexpected youth, surging
up anew after its temporary check, and bringing with it hope, and the invincible instinct towards self-delight.
We see but dimly through the mists that roll around our time-girt isle of life, and only hear the distant surging
of the great sea beyond.
It was his little rock of safety in the midst of a surging
ocean of West Australian sheep.
These old familiar sounds that are so distinctive of green Martian life sent a thrill of pleasure surging
It was a rough, narrow trail, and led over an old lava flow--a black ocean which was tumbled into a thousand fantastic shapes--a wild chaos of ruin, desolation, and barrenness--a wilderness of billowy upheavals, of furious whirlpools, of miniature mountains rent asunder--of gnarled and knotted, wrinkled and twisted masses of blackness that mimicked branching roots, great vines, trunks of trees, all interlaced and mingled together: and all these weird shapes, all this turbulent panorama, all this stormy, far-stretching waste of blackness, with its thrilling suggestiveness of life, of action, of boiling, surging
, furious motion, was petrified
To and fro swung the surging
mass of struggling, stabbing humanity, but not for long.
Quasimodo then beheld distinctly surging
in the Parvis a frightful herd of men and women in rags, armed with scythes, pikes, billhooks and partisans, whose thousand points glittered.
With his vivid fancy he seemed to see the surging
throng round the pit-door of theatres, and the glitter of cheap restaurants, bars where men, half drunk, sat on high stools talking with barmaids; and under the street lamps the mysterious passing of dark crowds bent upon pleasure.