an overflowing

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  • He also had a large collection of books and an overflowing library.
  • With what an overflowing heart she had spoken of her family! Cited from A Romance of Youth by Francois Coppee, v2
  • Four people were killed after two buildings collapsed as a result of an overflowing river.
  • The good father might even have said a few words about her after her first departure; he had such an overflowing heart. Cited from Madame Delphine, by George W. Cable
  • It was evident that she spoke from an overflowing heart, and that she could speak for hours on the subject. Cited from The Rise of David Levinsky, by Abraham Cahan
  • The next afternoon an overflowing audience greeted him; he spoke three hours, and did not yet finish. Cited from The Grimke Sisters, by Catherine H. Birney
  • What then must I do, that I may have within myself an overflowing fountain, and not a well? Cited from Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius
  • Hope felt an overflowing sense of gratitude to these simple strangers for the trouble they were taking. Cited from Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  • The feeling that predominated over every other was that of an overflowing yet quiet joy. Cited from An "Attic" Philosopher by E. Souvestre, v2
  • A person was killed in Lubin as he fell in to an overflowing stream near their home.
  • All examinations agree that the knowledge of their author is an overflowing sea.
  • It was a small dark place that suggested nothing so much as an overflowing scrap-basket. Cited from A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • The address at the State House last Friday evening was also attended by an overflowing house. Cited from Indian Nullification, by William Apes
  • When God does mete out punishment here on earth, He does so with an overflowing measure. Cited from One Generation to Another,Henry Seton Merriman
  • Could such small drops have produced an overflowing, if the vessel had not already been filled to the very brim? Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V4 of 4
  • Sylvia looked out upon the scene with an overflowing heart. Cited from Running Water, by A. E. W. Mason [AKA: Alfred Edward Woodley Mason]
  • She wrote with a firm, running hand, and as from an overflowing mind, without stopping to gather her thoughts. Cited from The Bastonnais, by John Lesperance
  • Germany was undoubtedly in a far less fortunate position, and had an overflowing population. Cited from The War and the Churches, by Joseph McCabe
  • What poor things does a fever-fit or an overflowing of the bile make of the masters of creation! Cited from The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, by Walter Scott
  • They came from all directions, converged like streams at the place appointed, and spread out like an overflowing tide. Cited from Sketches of the Covenanters, by J. C. McFeeters
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