so overflowing

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  • And all so overflowing with good-nature, with encouragement for the artist. Cited from The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2), by Alphonse Daudet
  • He was so charged with youthful energy, so overflowing with the joy of life, that he could scarcely contain himself. Cited from Great Possessions, by David Grayson
  • And she was so overflowing with joy and thankfulness that she could not find words to thank Him enough. Cited from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
  • Such a full life as he leads is so overflowing with absorbing interests that he has little need of assistance from his surroundings. Cited from The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • So overflowing was the joy and zeal of his subjects, that we are told they rushed into the sea, and brought him to shore in their arms. Cited from Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2, by J. Endell Tyler
  • The mutual praise, so overflowing in its abundance, which they bestowed on one another put them both in a very happy humor. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 5, Ed. by Warner
  • Every trace of the affection with which he was so overflowing would be sternly excluded. Cited from Christopher and Columbus, by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  • Oh, if I had never come to Salem, to a place so overflowing with malice, evil-speaking and all uncharitableness! Cited from Dulcibel, A Tale of Old Salem, by Henry Peterson
  • The remedy for all this is a large and liberal charity, so overflowing that "Unto the pure all things are pure." Cited from Sermons Preached at Brighton, by Frederick W. Robertson
  • Old Jack rode back alone the length of his brigade; and so overflowing was the enthusiasm of the men that they cheered him, cheered lustily! Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • Indeed, Mrs. McBride was so overflowing with joy she had almost a feeling of satisfaction in the knowledge that the others would possibly be happy too -- when she thought of them at all! Cited from Beyond The Rocks, by Elinor Glyn
  • The reason of it is, that though man wants to follow nature, he can find no pleasure in it unless he screens himself with some phrase -- and that is why this world is so overflowing with lies. Cited from Home and the World, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • I am so overflowing with hospitality (all for your sake) that I am ready to invite anybody, and everybody, to cheer you and make you happy. Cited from I Say No, by Wilkie Collins
  • This He never refused to do, for His heart was so overflowing with divine love and pity for mankind that He could not see suffering or misery without healing it. Cited from Our Saviour, Anonymous
  • I have known men who seemed literally to exude gall, but never one so overflowing with it as James Orlebar Cloyster. Cited from Not George Washington, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • It is a sad thing to reflect that in a world so overflowing with goodness of smell, of fine sights and sweet sounds, we pass by hastily and take so little of them. Cited from Great Possessions, by David Grayson
  • Poor Ester never forgot the soda, nor indeed anything else, in her life; but then Sadie was so overflowing with sparkle and good humor. Cited from Ester Ried, by Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
  • Now there was no period of his life in which he was more eminently favoured with these, nor do I find any of his letters so overflowing with transports of holy joy, as those which were dated during this time. Cited from The Life of Col. James Gardiner, by P. Doddridge
  • I can hardly write, my mind is so overflowing with astonishment, admiration, and sublime pleasure: what a scene as I looked out on the bay from the Sante Lucia! Cited from The Diary of an Ennuyee, by Anna Brownell Jameson
  • So prodigal was the luxuriance of foliage, so overflowing the tide of herbage, that from end to end it all seemed hidden, flooded, submerged. Cited from Abbe Mouret's Transgression, by Emile Zola
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