to overflowing

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  • They went past her, and the little police-court was soon filled to overflowing. Cited from A Girl of the People, by L. T. Meade
  • She could not trust herself to speak, for her heart was full to overflowing. Cited from Kindred of the Dust, by Peter B. Kyne
  • It is impossible that their lives can be full and rich to overflowing here. Cited from Round the World, by Andrew Carnegie
  • The theatre, where his trial was to take place, was soon full to overflowing. Cited from A Smaller History of Greece, by William Smith
  • The big canal and the well at its lower end were full to overflowing. Cited from Success With Small Fruits, by E. P. Roe
  • In the winter time the small school room was filled to overflowing with the larger boys and girls. Cited from Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago, by Canniff Haight
  • Your heart was full to overflowing, and words gave place to tears. Cited from The American Prejudice Against Color, by William G. Allen
  • This thought, so long as he could think it without a doubt, filled his cup of hope to overflowing. Cited from Back to God's Country, By James Oliver Curwood
  • In the lower valley it used to overflow its banks and flood large areas.
  • His heart was filled to overflowing by the Greek -- every look revealed it. Cited from Arachne, by Georg Ebers, v3
  • So much so, that the prison-house was eventually full to overflowing, and the town-hall was full also. Cited from Hellenica, by Xenophon, translation by Dakyns
  • Shortly after crossing these, he found himself on an extensive plain, apparently subject to overflow. Cited from Expeditions to Sth. Australia I, Charles Sturt
  • And yet we can fill it to overflowing twice every night! Cited from The Regent, by E. Arnold Bennett
  • Thus, as we said before, destiny had given him all, even to overflowing. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • When their grandfather, without losing time, accepted the offer, their cup of joy seemed to overflow! Cited from The Quest of Happy Hearts, by Kathleen Hay
  • Yet her joy at discovering her father increased her happiness almost to overflowing. Cited from Sustained honor, by John R. Musick
  • Finally they reached the door and went out of the place, leaving it crowded to overflowing. Cited from L'Assommoir, by Emile Zola
  • He looked back upon the years behind him, and they seemed to overflow with peaceful happiness. Cited from A Life's Morning, by George Gissing
  • And each evening the drawing-room, which was not a small one, had been filled to overflowing. Cited from The Last Hope, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Full and to overflowing has been her contribution of means and men. Cited from Something of Men I Have Known, by Adlai E. Stevenson
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