OVERFLOW's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of overflow
Definition:
v. flow over; cover with, or as with, water or other fluid; spread over; flow over the brim of
Example:
Rochester's eyes that they overflow like two cups filled above the brim: have you never remarked that?
Sentence in Classic:
You must choose the pure oil and you must be careful when you pour it in not to overflow it, not to pour in more than the funnel can hold.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Finally the choked town could take care of no more and the overflow of wounded was sent on to the hospitals at Macon and Augusta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
There is no longer either pail, chain, or pulley; but there is still the stone basin which served the overflow.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The heart, thus thrown back upon itself, works downward within itself, since it cannot overflow, and grows deep, since it cannot expand.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Sometimes the Paris sewer took a notion to overflow, as though this misunderstood Nile were suddenly seized with a fit of rage.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
First love is accompanied by such excessive joy that unless the joy be allowed to overflow, it will stifle you.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
When he had nothing to do for the moment, he would stand round fidgeting, dancing, with the overflow of energy that was in him.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
This was the largest audience that I have ever addressed, in any part of the country; and besides speaking in the main Auditorium, I also addressed, that same evening, two overflow audiences in other parts of the city.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context