overflowing love

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  • The thought that he could revivify her by the very strength of his overflowing love took him forward a step. Cited from The Secret of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • But I am more inclined to believe she intended it from the first as an expression of overflowing love. Cited from A Life of St. John for the Young, by George Ludington Weed
  • They poured out at his feet their overflowing love and gratitude. Cited from William Lloyd Garrison, by Archibald H. Grimke
  • All that she could spare of overflowing love from her parents' memory, and attention to her living relatives, was spent upon religion. Cited from The Last Man, by Mary Shelley
  • The little fellow supplied an outlet for his overflowing love. Cited from The Secret of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • By her mere presence, by the overflowing love in her heart, she not only banished jealousy and envy, but made the very idea of them unthinkable. Cited from Life and Gabriella, by Ellen Glasgow
  • They sat together on the same chair, their arms encircling each other; they wept for the same dead; they had the same hope, and trust, and overflowing love in the living. Cited from Mary Barton, by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • The people who have done most to help the world along have been the people who have had an overwhelming natural tenderness, an overflowing love for helpless, weak, and unhappy people. Cited from The Altar Fire, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • The student's endeavor must be to reflect continuously the overflowing love of the preacher's nature, which blessed all with whom he came in contact. Cited from Evolution of Expression V1, Charles Wesley Emerson
  • The two women took no offence at this charitable remark which fell from the young priest with such deep and natural emotion, full as he was of overflowing love and compassion for one and all. Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • Such moments of overflowing love had to satisfy them for a long time, for often months passed by without mother or son daring to say any loving words to each other; their hearts were too sorrowful. Cited from Dame Care, by Hermann Sudermann
  • It was the wrong start for that happy home she had planned, in which Ellen, the little sister, was to absorb that overflowing love which had once been Martin's, but which his memory could not hold in all its power. Cited from Joanna Godden, by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  • If he had now but ceased his argument, turned, gathered her to his arms, and adjured her by his overflowing love to entrust herself to him, it is possible that within two minutes he might have had her weeping on his breast, in complete surrender. Cited from V. V.'s Eyes, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • Thus living, in a dream wherein the overflowing love of her young heart expended itself on airy forms, and in a real world where she had experienced little but the rolling back of that strong tide upon itself, Florence grew to be seventeen. Cited from Dombey and Son, by Charles Dickens
  • It is a sad pity that there are not more young wives, who, like the writer of the following letter, are ready to strive by their overflowing love, their gentleness and forbearance, to win their husbands to love and good works. Cited from Mrs Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters, Vol. 3, by Various
  • But though supported by this assurance, I do not pretend to say that often and often I do not yearn over you in my thoughts, and long to bestow upon you in act and word, as well as in thought, some of that overflowing love which is cherished for you in your home. Cited from A Writer's Recollections, V1, Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The enthusiastic shouts of the populace, the overflowing love of his mother and sister, and above all, the warm encomiums expressed by Nitetis, had excited a jealousy which his pride had never allowed hitherto. Cited from An Egyptian Princess, by Georg Ebers, v4
  • Such was Timur the Lame, the man whose greatness and goodness are to live in the hearts of the people of India, nine-tenths of whom are Hindoos, and to fill them with overflowing love and gratitude towards his descendants. Cited from Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official, by William Sleeman
  • Recollecting that he had witnessed evidences of a friendly relation subsisting between Alice and Bumpus, Toozle straightway sought to pour the overflowing love and sorrow of his large little heart into the bosom of that supposed pirate. Cited from Gascoyne, The Sandal Wood Trader, by R. M. Ballantyne