overflowing of

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  • The Major and his wife were ready to receive this overflow of company. Cited from An Arkansas Planter, by Opie Percival Read
  • It has been said that play is the overflow of life. Cited from How to Add Ten Years to your Life and to Double Its Satisfactions, Curry
  • Thus what we call automatic is really an overflow of what has previously been stored up. Cited from Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose, by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
  • After going a couple of miles, they reached a small lake, filled by the overflowing of the stream. Cited from Hendricks the Hunter, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Several can usually be carefully added without overflow of water.
  • In the overflow of her happiness she felt more kindly toward him. Cited from Dora Thorne, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • He said that the word is the overflow of the heart. Cited from The Jesus of History, by T. R. Glover
  • She spoke with such a fervour and overflow of heart that she once or twice moved me. Cited from Anna St. Ives, by Thomas Holcroft
  • The only trouble was that the building could not admit the overflow of people. Cited from Fifteen Years With The Outcast, by M. Roberts
  • These wanderers are only a kind of representative overflow of a vast number whom our streets will never see. Cited from Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine, Waugh
  • His eyes filled -- he could have wept in the very overflowing of his delight. Cited from Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2), by John Roby
  • The overflowing of the waters often makes the star visible when it would otherwise pass unperceived. Cited from Another World, by Benjamin Lumley (AKA Hermes)
  • The overflow of water alienated the city from national road access and cut communication with the town.
  • We may search long before finding a life so full to overflowing of material good things as that of Rubens. Cited from Little Journeys, Volume 4, by Elbert Hubbard
  • Can you excuse, sir, the overflowing of a heart that knows not where to stop when on a subject so interesting? Cited from Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Volume 1, Matthew L. Davis
  • In some seasons families were, as they now are, driven to the upper stories of their houses by the overflow of the river. Cited from Woman on the American Frontier, William W. Fowler
  • This same flood caused the overflow of a nearby sewer line into the lake.
  • A flood is an overflow of any amount of water that reaches land.
  • My thoughts were in Reinfeld and my heart full to overflowing of care. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. X, Ed. by Francke
  • It had been used formerly to hold the overflow of meetings. Cited from The Damned, by Algernon Blackwood
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