flood of tears

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  • She could only answer with a fixed look and a flood of tears. Cited from The Vicar of Wakefield, by Oliver Goldsmith
  • There was still this pressure of a flood of tears behind her eyes. Cited from The Judge, by Rebecca West
  • When at last she came to herself, it was with a flood of tears. Cited from The Octopus, by Frank Norris [A California Story]2
  • I very soon followed her, and then I found her in a flood of tears. Cited from Manon Lescaut by the Abbe Prevost
  • And she burst out into a flood of tears which nothing could control. Cited from The Golden Dog, by William Kirby
  • He bent his head, and a flood of tears fell from his eyes. Cited from Paul and Virginia, by Bernadin de Saint-Pierre
  • She struck her hands together above her head, and burst into a flood of tears. Cited from Old Creole Days, by George Washington Cable
  • At length she could control herself no longer and burst into a sudden flood of tears. Cited from The Magician, by Somerset Maugham
  • Then she fell into a flood of tears, and after a while she also slept. Cited from He Knew He Was Right, by Anthony Trollope
  • I turned my head away, and burst into a flood of tears. Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
  • Her answer was a flood of tears, and a call to arms. Cited from Little Journeys. . .Great Reformers, by Hubbard
  • She dropped her head upon his shoulder, and burst into a flood of tears. Cited from Self-Raised, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • She made me no answer, but burst into a flood of tears. Cited from Tales and Novels, Vol. IV, by Maria Edgeworth
  • She extended both her hands and burst into another and a still more violent flood of tears. Cited from The Prairie, by J Fenimore Cooper
  • I sat silent for a moment, and then burst into a flood of tears. Cited from Monsieur Maurice, by Amelia B. Edwards
  • He threw the book from him, and burst into a flood of tears. Cited from The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales, by Mrs. Alfred Gatty
  • Her eyes follow him until they are blinded in a flood of tears. Cited from History of Rationalism, by John F. Hurst
  • At the sight of us he burst into a flood of tears. Cited from Lives of the Three Mrs. Judsons, by Arabella W. Stuart
  • His reply to my offer in relation to his child was only a flood of tears. Cited from Wild Western Scenes, by John Beauchamp Jones
  • She sat down on the ground, and taking her boy to her arms, abandoned herself to a flood of tears. Cited from Parkhurst Boys, by Talbot Baines Reed
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