1 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 HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
2 Tis the overflow of agony bursting forth.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV—CAMBRONNE
3 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 HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—CHANGE OF GATE
4 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 HugoGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—BRUNESEAU
5 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 DumasGet Context In 11 IN WHICH THE PLOT THICKENS
6 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 MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XVII
7 And in the unwonted overflow of his feelings, he left a cousinly kiss upon her cheek.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
8 When he had nothing to do for the moment, he would stand round fidgeting, dancing, with the overflow of energy that was in him.
9 When they got there they swarmed into the graveyard and washed over it like an overflow.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XXIX.
10 Possibly nothing at all; the overflow of my brain would probably, in a state of freedom, have evaporated in a thousand follies; misfortune is needed to bring to light the treasures of the human intellect.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
11 She heard the faint tinkle of water, as the tiny overflow trickled over and downhill.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 8
12 As I stood there musing over this too perfect triumph of man, the full moon, yellow and gibbous, came up out of an overflow of silver light in the north-east.
13 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 JoyceGet Context In Chapter 5
14 The inhabitants are totally ruined, the hospitals overflow with sick, and famine is everywhere.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
15 Yes, they barred the music, and massed and hoarded; and prevented what was fluid from overflowing.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 11