Sentence Examples with the word Leaped

One name, and one alone, leaped to men's thoughts, that of Bonaparte.

So, in good time my Queequeg gained strength; and at length after sitting on the windlass for a few indolent days (but eating with a vigorous appetite) he suddenly leaped to his feet, threw out his arms and legs, gave himself a good stretching, yawned a little bit, and then springing into the head of his hoisted boat, and poising a harpoon, pronounced himself fit for a fight.

And for years afterwards, perhaps, ships shun the place; leaping over it as silly sheep leap over a vacuum, because their leader originally leaped there when a stick was held.

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Two lambs followed their mother as the ewe leaped from one ledge to another.

Brush crackled near the edge of the forest and then a deer leaped into the open.

Like Heracles when he leaped into the belly of the monster which was about to swallow Hesione, the Mantis once jumped down the throat of a hostile elephant, and so destroyed him.

Cynthia asked, cutting the game short as Mrs. Lincoln leaped into her lap, purring like a buzz saw.

Brandishing a huge knife, with which he wounded Colonel Rathbone who attempted to hold him, the assassin rushed through the stage-box to the front and leaped down upon the stage, escaping behind the scenes and from the rear of the building, but was pursued, and twelve days afterwards shot in a barn where he had concealed himself.

She leaped from the couch and darted into the kitchen.

She leaped from her bed, the book falling to the floor unnoticed.