Definitions of Overflowed

  1. of Overflow

Usage examples for Overflowed

  1. Tears overflowed her eyes at his words. – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  2. Tesuque's little bowl was still empty, but in his adobe glance Jane suddenly grew aware how truly her own cup overflowed. – A Prairie Infanta by Eva Wilder Brodhead
  3. At one time, it is said, it was bordered by a city, whose inhabitants, for their vices, brought down the vengeance of heaven upon them, even though they cried out to the powers on high to avert the threatened flood which rose up out of the lake and overflowed the banks and swallowed the city and all evidences of its past. – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun
  4. I shouldn't have minded- but- it is his birthday to- morrow, and the tears overflowed this time, while Jack stood looking at her in silent remorse, mentally heaping the most frantic abuse upon himself. – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards
  5. Her father was all the world to her; and when at last he had travelled home on a brief leave and taken her from her quiet English life to the strange, swift existence of the land of his exile, her soul had overflowed with happiness. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  6. Sally's eyes filled slowly and overflowed at last, and she shut them. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  7. Charlton turned the head of the horse back and drove him out of the water, or at least to a part of the meadow where the overflowed water did not reach to his knees. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  8. His heart overflowed with great pity. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  9. Whilst her parents stood leaning upon each other, deeply affected, before the relief, unable to tear themselves away from it, she approached Theodore; she spoke gently to him, she took his hand, her eyes overflowed. – Four Phases of Love by Paul Heyse
  10. Her eyes overflowed as she made an end, but Stoddard adopted a tone of determined lightness. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  11. There were times when the house overflowed with music and with merriment, and sounds at which a Scotch elder would have shuddered were heard far out in the street. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  12. His talents and fancy overflowed on every subject. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  13. " Just try it once, to cross that overflowed forest stream with a boat, with your horse, or alone, as you may fancy. – Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque
  14. It was a muddy bank, or rather a promontory that ran out into the river, and was entirely without trees, or any other vegetation, as it was annually overflowed, and formed, in fact, part of the bed of the river. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  15. The rivers stopped and overflowed. – Thy Rocks and Rills by Robert Ernest Gilbert
  16. There was certainly nothing in these few facts to account for what she suffered when Sister Giovanna spoke of going to Rangoon, and it would have been hard to believe that her burning tears overflowed in spite of her, not only that first time but often afterwards, at the mere thought of parting with the best nurse in the hospital, even if she felt some special sympathy for her. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  17. I felt disquieted too about Veronica who would have to be there without me during the winter, and suddenly my eyes overflowed with tears at the thought that I might never again hold her dear little sun- burned hands in mine. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  18. The key to which assurance was that I longed to live by my eyes, in the midst of such far- spreading chances, in greater measure than I then had help to, and that the measure in which they had it gloriously overflowed. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  19. The crowds surged along the wet sidewalks and overflowed into the street, and over the heads of the people I stared at the blazing shop- windows decked out in Christmas greens. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. For the primary grade had overflowed and was flooding the halls. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith