already overflowing

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  • The birth of their child brought an added joy to their already overflowing life of happiness. Cited from Old Mission Stories of California, by C.F. Carter
  • The river was full to its banks, and in places it had already overflowed. Cited from Captain Sam, by George Cary Eggleston
  • Her collection was already overflowing; still she could never resist adding just a few more. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Sophomore Year at High School, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • To my great sorrow we found, on reaching the school, that they could not take another one, as they were already overflowing. Cited from The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss, by George L. Prentiss
  • Its waters had already overflowed the whole valley. Cited from The Black Colonel, by James Milne
  • We were sometimes, I fancy, the added drop too much of already overflowing juvenility. Cited from A New England Girlhood[Beverly, MA] by Lucy Larcom
  • But for some hours the rain had been falling heavily and the river was rapidly rising and had already overflowed a portion of the island. Cited from The Dragon and the Raven, by G. A. Henty
  • The chapel was designed to also act as an extension to the already overflowing Barracks.
  • To his already overflowing cup of resentment it was the last straw. Cited from The Luck of the Mounted, by Ralph S. Kendall
  • No matter by what questionable device it was to be procured, more gold and more must flow into his already overflowing coffers. Cited from The Lion and The Mouse, by Charles Klein
  • Into her world -- a world already overflowing with power -- have come creatures so feared that powerful, centuries-old vampires refuse to mention their names.
  • Lord Theign seemed about to ask for the meaning of this remark, but his other companion's apprehension had already overflowed. Cited from The Outcry, by Henry James
  • You know that it would add tenfold bitterness to my already overflowing cup if I saw no chance for you, Belle, and the little ones. Cited from Without a Home, by E. P. Roe
  • He knew that his father and Judge Hemingway had been lifelong friends, and this added another drop of bitterness to a cup which was already overflowing. Cited from The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush, by Francis Lynde
  • Adding these to the basket already overflowing, they had a short wrangle as to who should carry it, and then Katherine turned her steps homeward. Cited from A Crooked Path, by Mrs. Alexander
  • London had already overflowed its boundary, and although in some places fields still stretched up to the foot of the walls, in others, especially where the roads led from the gates, a large population had established themselves. Cited from A March on London, by G. A. Henty
  • My creel was already overflowing, so I emptied out all of the grayling into his bag, and went on up the river to complete my tale of trout before dark. Cited from Fisherman's Luck, by Henry van Dyke
  • The stream, as you know, had already overflowed its bank, and as the moon suddenly shone through the dark clouds, Huldbrand saw that the water was rushing back toward the forest. Cited from Undine, by Friedrich de la Motte Fouquee
  • With the prisons of Paris already overflowing, the state requisitioned Belhomme's asylum and then all other private clinics.
  • The exactions of Champagny had heaped up a measure which was already overflowing. Cited from World's Histories, France V1, by Guizot De Witt
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