Phrases with "jumped"

He jumped down and stood before us, while his horse’s flanks heaved up and down like a pair of bellows. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Bussy, always ready, jumped at once to the ground, sword in hand. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

Andrew Lang One jumped on the bed, another rubbed his muzzle on mine! (the bed was low, and I slept outside). The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu In Pall Mall he jumped into a cab, feeling strangely like himself again. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

F. Scott Fitzgerald Ardita jumped to her five feet four and stared at him defiantly, her gray eyes blazing. Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Andrew Lang The next minute someone knocked loudly at the door, and the old woman jumped up and opened it. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

He said no! I heard you cry and jumped into the river. Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad [1895]

Then I will wait in the car, and you can go straight into the rose garden and look for Miss Eunice.” He jumped to his feet. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

He jumped toward it, then screamed and ran back shuddering with fright. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic [1896]

Benjamin Disraeli When the debate was getting heavy, Lord Snap jumped up to give them something light. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

F. Scott Fitzgerald As they passed the church-like bulk of the administration building, an open cabriolet slowed down beside them and a man of about thirty-five jumped out. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

The sans-culotte jumped up, flinging his arms about. The Rover by Joseph Conrad [1923]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle We jumped at the offer, for we were already sick of these blood-thirsty doings, and we saw that there would be worse before it was done. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [1894]

D’Artagnan jumped into the saddle, then the old companions in arms again shook hands. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas [1845]

Benjamin Disraeli A public instructor jumped up in the person of Mr. Flummery Flam, the least insinuating and the least plausible personage that ever performed the easy task of gulling a nation. The Voyage of Captain Popanilla by Benjamin Disraeli [1828]

Edith Wharton She held a sickly-looking kitten on her knees, and whenever it jumped down and tried to limp away she stooped and lifted it back without any change of her aged, unnoticing face. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

Presently I made a slight miscalculation, only a very slight one that, with an ordinary player, would have made no difference at all, but he jumped on it, and then I had no hope whatever. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Guy de Maupassan Three daring fowls jumped one after the other into her lap, seized a bit of peel, and then ran away as fast as their legs would carry them with it in their beak. The Little Cask (Le Petit Fut) by Guy de Maupassan

Thorhall jumped up and greeted him warmly, but the housewife was too frightened to be very cordial. A Book of Ghosts by S. Baring-Gould [1904]

Arnold Bennett Fan, who had been keeping her muzzle warm with the extremity of her tail on the sofa, jumped down to superintend the transaction. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

George Eliot The boys got off their chairs and jumped round her, clapping their hands, and even Alick gave a low ventral laugh as he looked up from his beans. Adam Bede by George Eliot [1859]

Ivan Turgenev Do you understand what I’ve told you?’ I simply stared at him, and continued to stand still in bewilderment, while the young princess jumped up on the chair again, and again began waving the hat. First Love by Ivan Turgenev

Wilkie Collins To tell the truth, I should have jumped for joy when I saw him at the door; and I should have run down to let him in — and perhaps been sorry for it afterward. The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins [1889]

Andrew Lang Suddenly he was awakened by a strange noise in the room, and suspecting that a robber might have stolen in, he jumped out of bed, and seized his sword, which lay ready to his hand. The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

A. E. W. Mason Lieutenant Sutch jumped in his seat. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

George Meredith I jumped up on the empty box-seat behind your carriage. Vittoria by George Meredith [1867]

He simply moved his feet about, and setting down the heels of his brightly polished boots, jumped about like a goat, and that not in time with the clamorous music. In the World by Maksim Gorky

Edith Wharton Suddenly Owen broke off with a crash of chords and jumped to his feet. The Reef by Edith Wharton [1912]

He jumped up, and went out barefooted on the verandah. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Ivan Turgenev Accustomed to imitate my paragon in everything, I jumped out, too, and ran after David. . The Watch by Ivan Turgenev

H. G. Wells It seemed to jump up beside them, it paused and jumped again half the height of a man and jumped again. Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells [1923]

Arnold Bennett He jumped from the stillage, and went quickly to the doorway and saw the cellar steps. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

It’s the assassin himself!” The car was brought to a standstill and Stone jumped briskly out. The Beachy Head Murder by Arthur Gask [1941]

E. F. Benson A minute piece of ash fell from Puffin’s pipe on to the hearthrug, and he jumped to his feet and removed it very carefully with the shovel. Miss Mapp by E. F. Benson [1922]

She jumped up, hurried into the kitchen, and made straight for the door. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Sir Walter Scott He jumped ashore when he saw the mendicant and Lovel approach, and, shaking the latter heartily by the hand, begged him not to be cast down. The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott [1816]

I jumped upon the main hatch, and found myself in the skirt ef the final rush. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

Jules Verne On reaching land, Ayrton jumped on the sandy shore, and the boat returned to the yacht. In Search of the Castaways by Jules Verne [1873]

Arnold Bennett She jumped up, stamped her foot, and hurried from the room. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

William Hope Hodgson Before I could reply, Stubbins jumped up from his sea-chest. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

Edith Wharton The cat had jumped from Zeena’s chair to dart at a mouse in the wainscot, and as a result of the sudden movement the empty chair had set up a spectral rocking. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton [1911]

F. Scott Fitzgerald He jumped as there was a soft knock at the door. All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1926]

W. W. Jacobs The cat started up suddenly and jumped behind the counter. The Brown Man’s Servant by W. W. Jacobs

Wilkie Collins If he had followed his impulse, he would have jumped out of the cab, and have recovered his liberty and his light-heartedness at one and the same moment, by running away at the top of his speed. The Fallen Leaves by Wilkie Collins [1879]

Anthony Trollope He jumped out of a boat, and got in at the window, and followed me into the kitchen, and kissed my hand, and swore he loved me, and then he scrambled back through the river. Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope [1868]

A little officer jumped up to Pavel, snatched at the flag pole, and shouted shrilly: “Drop it!” The red flag trembled in the air, moving to the right and to the left, then rose again. Mother by Maksim Gorky

They changed, though, at the sight of Sairey’s face, and she jumped to meet her just as if she knew what Sairey was going to say before ever a word left her lips. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

Slowly, slowly, the little second-hand jumped on, seeming, however, that it would never reach to half-way round its little dial. The Jest of Life by Arthur Gask [1936]

Before she got near enough to see what the man was like the two of them both jumped into the car and it was driven away. The Vaults of Blackarden Castle by Arthur Gask [1950]

Not ten minutes later, a smart two-seater car drew up before the inn door, and a pleasant-looking youngish man jumped out and made his way into the bar. The Master Spy by Arthur Gask [1936]

Henry Handel Richardson At which excuse, things (old things), that she had heard from Richard about the means used to quell and break the spirits of refractory lunatics, jumped into her mind. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson

Virginia Woolf She jumped out and paid the driver. The Years by Virginia Woolf [1937]

Guy de Maupassan Then, taking a run as if she were going to jump a hedge in the country, she rushed past me and past him, jumped over the sill and disappeared. The Model (Femme d'artiste) by Guy de Maupassan

It got up off the floor and gave a kind of slow jump towards the door, and then the other boot did the same, and after that the first boot jumped again. The Celtic Twilight by William Butler Yeats [1893]

Arnold Bennett She jumped out of bed, struggling to breathe. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]

George Meredith Mrs. Lawrence jumped from her chair and ran to the countess’s shoulder; her red lips formed the petitioning word to the earl for the liberty she was bent to take. Lord Ormont and his Aminta by George Meredith [1894]

Henry James He jumped at that, and I wrote. The Other House by Henry James [1896]

He jumped up and brought her a pen and a sheet of paper and a blotting pad, and sat down again beside her, holding the ink bottle. A Daughter of To-Day by Sara Jeannette Duncan [1894]

Andrew Lang Lineik jumped up quickly, and tried to get past him back to her tree; but the folds of the silk were wrapped round her, and she would have fallen had not the prince caught her. The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Henry Kingsley Charles jumped out too, and asked him, “What is it? ” “A gun!” Charles well knew what awful disaster was implied in those words. Ravenshoe by Henry Kingsley [1861]

She jumped up so suddenly that he started back. Chance by Joseph Conrad [1913]

Arnold Bennett Nella jumped into the next carriage — an open one — that came up. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

She jumped up and ran about the room, tossing her red ringlets in the air. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Andrew Lang He jumped up and went to the corner, and by the light of the lamp that he always kept burning he saw that the kettle had become a tanuki, which was running round after his tail. The Crimson Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Thomas Hughes But now Diggs jumped down from the table on which he had seated himself. Tom Brown’s School Days by Thomas Hughes

He jumped on a bare-backed horse without saddle or bridle, and got clear. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Robert Louis Stevenson I jumped to the gutta-percha pipe, by blowing through which the signal is given to stop the engine. Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin by Robert Louis Stevenson

The two fellows jumped out again; and the next time they succeeded better, and, with the help of a deal of outlandish hallooing and bawling, got her well off. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana [1840]

Andrew Lang As soon as I awoke I jumped up, and hurried to tell my brother all that had happened, but he had left his room, and his servant told me that he had gone out at daybreak to hunt with the stranger. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

G. K. Chesterton Thus he told me that when I jumped off a chair, the earth jumped towards me. Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton [1936]

George Gissing As he listened, Denzil became restless, crossing and recrossing his legs, spreading his shoulders, smiling, frowning, coughing; and at length he jumped up. Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing [1891]

Willa Cather He jumped out of the car with a curt goodnight, and ran across the dusky fields toward the light that shone from the house on the hill. One of Ours by Willa Cather [1922]

I jumped out and stretched my legs while the driver climbed down to collect the fares. The Ghost Ship by Richard Middleton

When Sturk heard in the morning that the blow was actually struck, he jumped out of bed, and was taken with a great shivering fit, sitting on the side of it. The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

George Meredith In an instant the heavy-headed but not ill-looking fellow was nimble and jumped from the coach. The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith [1895]

Arnold Bennett The exwaiter was fleet; he made direct for a certain spot in the Embankment wall, and, to the intense astonishment of Racksole, jumped clean over the wall, as it seemed, into the river. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

Rudyard Kipling I didn’t take any notice till an infant about a yard high jumped up from a furze-patch and shouted: ‘Guard! Guard! Come ’ere! I want you perfessionally. Traffics and Discoveries by Rudyard Kipling [1904]

George MacDonald He jumped out of bed, and looked everywhere, but could not see her. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

I jumped at her offer and, accordingly visited our squalid home only for a short time on Sunday afternoons. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Every shell that came near he jumped like a young horse. Mr. Standfast by John Buchan [1919]

Anthony Trollope And then the old char-a-banc clattered up to the door, and Adolphe jumped out of it into his mother’s arms. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

I recognized her at once; it was the laundress, Natalia. I jumped down from the roof, but she, having given the petticoat to the first bidder, had already quietly left the yard. In the World by Maksim Gorky

E. Phillips Oppenheim He jumped into the driving seat of his wheezy vehicle and hobbled off. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

Wilkie Collins Zack jumped out of bed and took the letter. Hide and Seek by Wilkie Collins [1854]

He gave your address, and so we jumped into a car and came off instantly. The Vengeance of Larose by Arthur Gask [1939]

Charles Dickens And now Benjamin was dead; nay, the old man immediately jumped to the conclusion that his child had been starved to death, without money, in a wild, wide, strange place. The Haunted House by Charles Dickens [1859]

All of a sudden Jim jumped off, dropped his horse’s bridle on the ground, and started to run towards her. Robbery Under Arms by Rolf Boldrewood

Anthony Trollope She jumped up as soon as he was in the room, and running up to him, took him by the arm. The Golden Lion of Granpere by Anthony Trollope

Andrew Lang The little hare jumped out through the mouth with a single spring, and fled away like lightning, all the hyaenas in full pursuit uttering great cries. The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Henry David Thoreau As for the axe, I was advised to get the village blacksmith to “jump” it; but I jumped him, and, putting a hickory helve from the woods into it, made it do. Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Anna Katherine Green Imitating the manner of Mr. Benson at the post-office, I jumped from my horse and threw the bridle to the boy nearest me. X Y Z by Anna Katherine Green

George Meredith Just as we were rising, I leaned forward to her, and she jumped up with her eyes under my chin. Sandra Belloni by George Meredith [1887]

However, Bussy, ignorant that the duke was watching him, jumped into his saddle and rode off to his own hotel, where he gave his horse to the groom. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

Once and again he would raise his little body as though he would break away, and then his voice jumped into a shrill scream of protest that roused bursts of laughter from the onlookers. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

But Larose jumped off his bicycle and stood before him. The Poisoned Goblet by Arthur Gask [1935]

Moonlighter had already glided over the bank in front of us, with a perfunctory flick at it with his heels; Flurry’s mare and Cruiskeen jumped it side by side with equal precision. Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by Somerville and Ross [1899]

It was a dreadful dream and, cursing deeply, he jumped out of bed and barricaded his door with every thing that he could pull against it. The House on the Fens by Arthur Gask [1940]

George Meredith In spite of efforts to efface or supplant it, he saw the white cat, nothing else, even to thinking that she had jumped cleverly to catch the wheel. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu He jumped into a hansom and drove out to Mortlake. He knocked. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

George Gissing I never thought about it till now; jumped in here in a hurry. The Scrupulous Father by George Gissing

George Meredith She had only to think of the kindness of the dear good ladies; her heart jumped to them at once. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

Guy de Maupassan I jumped out of bed, struck a light, ran to the door and opened it. The Gamekeeper by Guy de Maupassan

Richard Burton He jumped up, patted my head, called for another pipe, and sat down to show me his wounds, and to boast of his exploits. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

D. H. Lawrence Phoenix also lightly jumped down, and ran to St. Mawr, handing his bridle to Rico. Then began a dancing and a splashing, a rearing and a plunging. St Mawr by D. H. Lawrence

Shan’t I catch it for being late?” and running over to his motor-cycle, he jumped into the saddle and with a smiling wave of his hand, was off like the wind. The Storm Breaks by Arthur Gask [1949]

I’ll give ten bob for one to-night — there!” And with a proud hand he jumped a half-sovereign on the table and caught it. Limehouse Nights by Thomas Burke

The prince knew he was at, the mercy of his saviours, so he jumped at once on a horse, and his companions did the same. Chicot the Jester by Alexandre Dumas

H. G. Wells Off I jumped this time — with a kind of sob, I remember — clean into the air, with the big white sail bellying out above me. The Stolen Bacillus and other incidents by H. G. Wells [1895]

Andrew Lang When she began to weep and to say, ‘Dearest sweetheart, I freed you in the horrible wild wood, and from an iron stove,’ he jumped up and said, ‘You are right. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang She made such lament that the people of the village came running, and Gudu and Isuro jumped up also, and pretended to be as surprised and interested as the rest. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Margaret Oliphant And how could a man who has any sense allow himself to be led into that?” She jumped up from her seat at Oona’s feet in her indignation. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

Henry Handel Richardson But directly he took his hands off it, it jumped from the table, and fled under the furthest corner of the sofa. Maurice Guest by Henry Handel Richardson

I jumped out of bed, and set about my toilet with an energy quite new to me. Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Andrew Lang The horse no sooner recognized his master, than it neighed loudly with joy, and springing towards him, it stood as if rooted to the ground, while Prince Milan and Hyacinthia jumped on its back. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anthony Trollope THE END. Harry jumped from the ground, kissed his wife, called her “old girl,” and told her to be happy, and got on his horse at the garden gate. Harry Heathcote of Gangoil by Anthony Trollope

H. G. Wells I knew I was staking everything, but I jumped there and then. First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells [1901]

F. Scott Fitzgerald She jumped to her feet and ran to the door. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

Jack London If I hadn’t ben strikin’ him, I could have claimed that, seein’ what I had done, I jumped over to save him. The People of the Abyss by Jack London [1903]

Guy de Maupassant He jumped out and bit her nose. The Watch Dog (Pierrot) by Guy de Maupassant [1882]

By all that is wonderful! Taminah! He jumped up ashamed of his fury and stood perplexed, wiping his forehead. Almayer’s Folly by Joseph Conrad [1895]

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu But he heard the old man’s voice as he walked along the corridor, and it was still in his ears as he passed the hall-door; and, running down the steps, he jumped into his cab. Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu [1871]

He had left his milking so suddenly when the vehicles went by and his movements when he jumped upon the packing case had been so stealthy. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

Then he jumped down and went back into the house, coming out again, however, almost immediately, this time without the binoculars. Gentlemen of Crime by Arthur Gask [1932]

When I was about three paces from him he jumped up, seized the cat by the legs, and dashed its head against the stone balustrade, so that I was splashed with the warm blood. In the World by Maksim Gorky

George Meredith He pulled till his master jumped For fury of wrath, and laid on With the length of a tough knotted staff, Fit to drive the life flying like chaff, And leave a sheer carcase anon. Scattered Poems by George Meredith

M. R. James That was the Bishop’s idea, and Sir Richard jumped at it. Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James

I started her, jumped into the chauffeur’s seat, and stole gently out on to the plateau. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan [1915]

Oscar Wilde He jumped up, and seized her roughly by the arm. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

She jumped back more than once, her blood suddenly chilled by the dull thud of a machine. L’Assommoir by Émile Zola

Anthony Trollope Ralph lit his cigar and jumped in, and the Squire started in all comfort and joy. Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope [1871]

Seumas ran and jumped and slid down a hole at the side of the tree. The Crock of Gold by James Stephens

Jules Verne Diana, joining in the dance, and howling in her turn, jumped to the top of the projectile. Round the Moon by Jules Verne [1873]

G. K. Chesterton Do you remember when you jumped into the water after the flowers? I fancy it was then that you really set the Thames on fire. Tales of the Long Bow by G. K. Chesterton [1925]

As he jumped he almost wished that he’d left her alone; it was all horrible, and he loathed the old voice screaming curses at him. The Greater Trumps by Charles Williams

Jules Verne But before leaving these rocks, never to return, the Doctor carrying out the intentions of Hatteras, had a cairn erected on the very spot where the poor fellow had jumped ashore. The Field of Ice by Jules Verne

The K.C. jumped instantly to his feet. His Prey was Man by Arthur Gask [1942]

M. P. Shiel Ten feet down she jumped, for some of those old ladder-rungs were missing; he jumped after her; she ran, he hard after. Children of the Wind by M. P. Shiel [1923]

Charles Dickens He ducked under it, he jumped over it, he whisked himself away from it on either side. The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices by Charles Dickens [1857]

Victor Hugo He jumped on the level ground, or rather landed, for he rose from the precipice. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo [1869]

Isabella Bird I took no notice till he seemed getting in, when I jumped up with an adjuration, saw the floor vacant, and heard human feet running away. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

Arnold Bennett He jumped up, abandoned the book with its marker, opened the window wide, and lifting the blind by its rod, put his head out. Clayhanger by Arnold Bennett [1910]

George Gissing He jumped out of bed to reach the cheque, and for an hour lay with it in his hand. A Poor Gentleman by George Gissing

Marjorie Bowen The little dog awoke, roused himself, jumped off the bed and came round to his mistress. The Rake’s Progress by Marjorie Bowen [1912]

George MacDonald He woke, not out of his dream, but into it, thinking he heard a child’s voice, calling “Diamond, Diamond!” He jumped up, but all was still about him. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

Ivan Turgenev Vassily Ivanovich jumped up and ran to the window. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

At his loud shout the sleeping Kanakas jumped up. The Planter of Malata by Joseph Conrad [1915]

Guy de Maupassant She passed close to me, and gave me a side glance and a furtive smile; one of those smiles that drive you mad; then she jumped on the landing-stage. In the Spring (Au Printemps) by Guy de Maupassant [1881]

Charles Dickens But I ha’ my reasons — mine, yo see — for being hindered; not on’y now, but awlus — awlus — life long!’ Slackbridge jumped up and stood beside him, gnashing and tearing. Hard Times by Charles Dickens [1854]

Edith Wharton I jumped out hurriedly and joined my young driver at the horse’s head. Here and Beyond by Edith Wharton [1926]

As he jumped from the rail to the pier and felt again the touch of terra firma he drew a long breath of uncontrollable elation. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

Pushing his chair back, he jumped up and drew himself to his full height. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

Thomas Hardy Yet to let him go FOR EVER was more than she could endure, and at length she jumped at an idea which promised some sort of improvement on that design. Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy [1895]

George Gissing The latter was at hand, but when he had ridden for ten minutes the constant stoppages so irritated him that he jumped out and sought a hansom. Demos by George Gissing [1886]

Abraham Merri I jumped over to Larry, there had been no change in his condition; still the terrifying limpness, the slow, infrequent pulsation. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

I thought you would have jumped at any plea for staying away. East Lynne by Ellen Wood [1861]

Julian Hawthorne Of course I jumped up after the first shock, and shook his hand — which, notwithstanding the cold weather and his own paleness, was dry and hot. Calbot’s Rival by Julian Hawthorne

Anatole France When at last I was able to rise, he had already jumped out through a broken window. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

Then he jumped out of bed and chased her out of that room into the next. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Gaston Leroux Matrena Petrovna jumped to him and lifted him in her arms as though he were a feather. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

George Gissing Alone in his compartment, he did not sit down, but stamped backwards and forwards on the floor, and before the train stopped he jumped out. The Odd Women by George Gissing [1892]

Ivan Turgenev Nikolai Petrovich jumped up and fixed his eyes on the road. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

Elizabeth Von Arnim She jumped up, pulled on her slippers, for there was nothing on the stone floor but one small rug, ran to the window and threw open the shutters. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim [1922]

D. H. Lawrence Without bothering to THINK to a conclusion, Gerald jumped to a conclusion. Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence

Grandfather jumped up on the step, dragged me down, and stared at me as if he now saw me for the first time. My Childhood by Maksim Gorky

Henry Handel Richardson After all, why not? Anyone else, as Polly said, would have jumped at John’s offer. Australia Felix by Henry Handel Richardson

The little officer jumped back and sat down. Mother by Maksim Gorky

Guy de Maupassant But I jumped up with a bound, for I had sat down on something cold, and as I was no more dressed than my accomplice was, the contact made me start, and I looked round. Marroca by Guy de Maupassant [1882]

Miles Franklin Mr. Hardy himself was waiting for me at the wharf, and we jumped into a cab and went straight to his aunt’s flat. My Career Goes Bung by Miles Franklin [1946]

Pu Songling Pure-whiteness jumped on the right side; the devil could only catch his dress and started; the man hastened to unfasten his dress; he dropped and remained there on all fours, motionless and mute. Strange Stories from the Lodge of Leisures by Pu Songling [1740]

Anthony Trollope He jumped from his chair, and paced up and down the room; but the room was too confined. The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope [1859]

Edith Wharton At the edge of the wood, half a mile from North Dormer, Harney jumped from his bicycle, took Charity in his arms for a last kiss, and then waited while she went on alone. Summer by Edith Wharton [1917]

He jumped violently up with the shock. A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay [1920]

He jumped to his feet and began doing Harry Greener, poor Harry, honest Harry, well-meaning, humble, deserving, a good husband, a model father, a faithful Christian, a loyal friend. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael Wes

Andrew Lang He jumped lightly on his horse, and was a mile from home before Tubby had ceased laughing. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

E. F. Benson Elizabeth jumped up and clapped her hands. Mapp and Lucia by E. F. Benson [1931]

Ford Madox Ford The energy was meant to show how absolutely her party had been downed, outed and jumped on by the party in power, so that she had no influence of any sort anywhere. Some Do Not . . . by Ford Madox Ford [1924]

Mark Twain The king and the duke turned out by and by looking pretty rusty; but after they’d jumped overboard and took a swim it chippered them up a good deal. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

James Joyce When the cab drew up before the hotel, Gabriel jumped out and, in spite of Mr. Bartell D’Arcy’s protest, paid the driver. Dubliners by James Joyce

Anthony Trollope I jumped from my horse the moment I got to the place, and once more gave my purse and pistols to my friend. Tales of all countries by Anthony Trollope

D. H. Lawrence Then Mr. Pappleworth finished and jumped up. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

When she had eaten the last one, Gemma jumped up. Signa by Ouida

It was a long rope; suppose it was too long, so that when he jumped he fell to the ground, not dead but broken. Descent into Hell by Charles Williams [1937]

George Meredith His blue eyes were like the springing sunrise over ridges of the seas; and Skepsey jumped to his meaning. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

Guy de Maupassan One of them, the sentry at the door, had not time to see me before I gave him a sugar plum in his stomach, and then, before the others could come out, I jumped on to the horse and was off like a shot. The Lancer’s Wife (La Revanche) by Guy de Maupassan

Jules Verne He jumped back and the mass disappeared like a phantom. The English at the North Pole by Jules Verne

John Ruskin The old gentleman jumped off the hob as if it had suddenly become inconveniently warm. The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin [1841]

Mr. Featherston said (or Hall, I forget which) that it must have been smouldering within him ever since the Sunday night when he jumped into the river, and Blair thought so himself. The Beginning of the End by Ellen Wood [1869]

Especially he hates Frau von Einem.’ He jumped at the name. Greenmantle by John Buchan

I jumped on to the rock and, thrusting my arm down into the crevice, felt for the ledge upon which I had left the packet, and a few seconds later was back on the ground with the notes in my hand. The Shadow of Larose by Arthur Gask [1930]

Willa Cather On Thursday afternoon he cut short a committee meeting, jumped into a hansom, and drove to Bedford Square. He sent up his card, but it came back to him with a message scribbled across the front. Alexander’s Bridge by Willa Cather [1912]

It was Doll. Lord Newhaven pushed her off and jumped in. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley [1899]

Andrew Lang Now it was the bear’s turn to be alarmed, and with a mighty growl he jumped down from the oak and fell right on the top of the wolf and killed him as dead as a stone. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Edith Wharton She turned about on him and jumped to her feet. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

T. E. Lawrence Seeing this they jumped off, and ran to us brandishing their arms. Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence [1926]

G. K. Chesterton The Captain jumped in after the dog, to pull him out again. The Flying Inn by G. K. Chesterton [1914]

George Gissing Without speaking a word he jumped out of bed and commenced putting on his clothes, the other children all the time eyeing him curiously. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Wilkie Collins An empty cab was standing near me — I jumped into it directly — and told the man to overtake them. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

He jumped off his horse and stood there, his legs spread, his mouth twisted in that strange, shy, almost angry smile so peculiarly his. Judith Paris by Hugh Walpole [1931]

Thomas Hardy After that he and some other lads jumped aboard the French ship, and I believe they was in her when she struck her flag. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

Arnold Bennett Ingpen slid down and Edwin jumped down. These Twain by Arnold Bennett [1916]