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  • He went utterly mad, his mind constantly aflood with that which no one mind was meant to know.

    Villains by Necessity

  • The sodden Kansas road was aflood with this spring rain.

    The Wind Before the Dawn

  • The Atlas Mountains came out of the clouds and revealed the snows that would soon melt and set every southern river aflood, and then the town began to show limits to the east and west where, at first, there was nothing but haze.

    Morocco

  • Men are only gregarious vertebrates, domesticated and evolved, and the chances are large that it was because the Greek girl had in her time dealt with wilder masculine beasts of the human sort; for she turned upon the man with hell's tides aflood in her blazing eyes, much as a bespangled lady upon a lion which has suddenly imbibed the pernicious theory that he is a free agent.

    The Scorn of Women

  • He joined her, and they came together from the night of the yew-walk to where, upon the open lawn, the air was still aflood with the last light of the dying sun.

    Those Who Smiled And Eleven Other Stories

  • But as soon as his step sounded on the gravel, the unknown raised her head, revealing to D'Artagnan a face aflood with tears, a well-known face.

    The Man in the Iron Mask

  • Grandma-Grandpa, a nearby massive double redwood conjoined at the base and balanced above a ravine aflood with soft thimbleberry plants, and in whose branches the latest treesitter, the laughter-prone "Cedar," had been living for nearly 11 months, was saved.

    North Coast Journal Comments

  • A pack of wolves well-fed full of corpses celebrate in the warm noon air aflood with joy

    NYT > Home Page

  • The Cannes Festival's first overseas mart, in a joint venture with Argentina's Incaa Film Institute, and with substantial financing from the E. U.'s Media Program, Ventana Sur opens Thursday evening with high expectations and aflood with participants, celebrating a cocktail in Buenos Aires 'river-side Sheraton Hotel.

    Variety.com

  • The ordeal can be taxing and often demoralizing as you strive to consistantly address and resolve local issues that seem to wash aflood almost daily.

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