outflash

outflash

n
an outburst
vb
to be flashier than or outshine
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your death drawing life From growth from flow, as in the gill-cleansing turn Of the creek or from the fountain-twist Of flight, that rounds you Off, and shies you downwind Side-faced, all-seeing with hunger, And over this, steep and straight up In the eagle's mile Let Adam, far from the closed smoke of mills And blue as the foot Of every flame, true up with blind-side outflash The once-more instantly Wild world over Brasstown Bald Splinter uncontrollably whole.
On 31 July 1831, having sent off (without the poet's permission) Tennyson's sonnet, "Check Every Outflash," to be published in Edward Moxon's new Englishman's Magazine, he wrote to Tennyson: