In the meadow he came across a rare flower.
We also came across a patch of reed mace going to seed.
Voluntarily or accidentally, he came across Paul, who won him over to the Christian faith.
While travelling about, Confucius repeatedly came across recluses, - a class of men who had retired from the world in disgust.
He also came across Stephen Vaughan, an agent of Thomas Cromwell and an advanced reformer, who recommended him to Cromwell: "Look well," he wrote, "upon Dr Barnes' book.
I heard another sound as Molly came across the room and stood behind my wife.