overflowing joy

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  • His whole being was filled with something which he knew was happiness, until he felt as though he could not contain the overflowing joy. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Her face was lighted up by a smile which seemed to pervade her whole person and make it radiant with overflowing joy. Cited from The Eternal City, by Hall Caine
  • Whatever else may transpire it is certain that labour such as his bears the assurance of unsullied happiness and overflowing joy. Cited from Pastoral Poems, etc., by Nicholas Brenton et.al.
  • Withal a man, despite his boisterous gladsomeness and his overflowing joy in what the present has to offer, in whom there is nothing common, nothing low. Cited from Persian Literature, V1, The Shah Nameh, Rubaiyat, Divan, Gulistan
  • But Helen deigned him no further explanation of her overflowing joy, and left him, still sullen and somewhat indignant, at her door. Cited from The Prospector, by Ralph Connor
  • We forget the robe, the ring, the overflowing joy of the earthly father, not earned by the prodigal, but given from complete love. Cited from A Backward Glance at Eighty, by Charles A. Murdock
  • Noble or peasant, gentle or uneducated, I am sure there will be excitement, and overflowing joy and gladness. Cited from From Death into Life, by William Haslam
  • His attention to, and pure view of God in all events, and in all his actions, arose from the most tender and sweet love, which was in his soul a constant source of overflowing joy. Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • They are filled with so great love of the Divinity, and with such overflowing joy, that no glory is lacking to them, neither can any felicity be lacking. Cited from The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas A Kempis
  • Soon many differences of opinion and of natural disposition showed themselves in the two girls, but Mea, in her overflowing joy of having found a friend, was little troubled by this at first. Cited from Maezli, by Johanna Spyri
  • Nor need we enlarge on the extraordinary power it exercises over the human heart, at once filling it with contrition, hatred of sin, and overflowing joy. Cited from Two Old Faiths, by J. Murray Mitchell and William Muir
  • But there was no malice in her laughter, which, if it sprang not from sheer love of mischief, arose maybe from overflowing joy at our release. Cited from A Set of Rogues, by Frank Barrett
  • The noble guardian of Hildegardis had, in the overflowing joy of his heart, prepared a sumptuous banquet, and invited all the knights and ladies present to attend it. Cited from Aslauga's Knight by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque 4
  • He heard whispered cries and the sound of tears, the prayer of the publican, the tears of the Magdalene, and now and then there came a glad thanksgiving of overflowing joy. Cited from The Zeit-Geist, by Lily Dougall
  • The economic experimental psychology offers no more inspiring idea than this adjustment of work and psyche by which mental dissatisfaction in the work, mental depression and discouragement, may be replaced in our social community by overflowing joy and perfect inner harmony. Cited from Psychology and Industrial Efficiency, by Hugo Muensterberg
  • Meantime it was with increasing, overflowing joy that Marie took part in that radiant ascent, by the colossal gradient way, towards the glowing Basilica. Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • My good godfather in the overflowing joy of his heart rushed upon me to kiss me on both cheeks and on my brow, and I had gladly suffered it and smiled afterwards to perceive that he would allow the barrow-man to tarry no longer. Cited from Margery, by Georg Ebers, v7
  • But his overflowing joy was rudely checked, for, having laid his gun down in front of him, for the purpose of using the paddle with both hands, it slipped to one side, tilted up, and, disappearing like an arrow in the lake, went to the bottom. Cited from The Giant of the North, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • But Elsje put to shame my false pride and gladly and helpfully busied herself with this little troop of humanity blown together from all the quarters of the globe, making herself understood and loved in all sorts of ways in the overflowing joy of her new life. Cited from The Bride of Dreams, by Frederik van Eeden
  • He was already dressed in his best, and crowned like all those who occupied the first seats in the Circus; but his festal garb accorded ill with the pained look on his features, from which every trace had vanished of the overflowing joy in life which had embellished them only this morning. Cited from A Thorny Path, by Georg Ebers, v9
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