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a- +‎ brim

Examples

  • 'Young Caulder came racing in here close to an hour ago, abrim with the news that he'd found a new noble cadet trying to crawl back to Carneston House.'

    Shaman's Crossing

  • But Scarlett, abrim with pride and happiness and full of plans for the entertainments she would give when they were thoroughly settled in the house, only pinched his ear playfully and said: Fiddle-dee-dee!

    Gone with the Wind

  • But Scarlett, abrim with pride and happiness and full of plans for the entertainments she would give when they were thoroughly settled in the house, only pinched his ear playfully and said: Fiddle-dee-dee!

    Gone with the Wind

  • But Scarlett, abrim with pride and happiness and full of plans for the entertainments she would give when they were thoroughly settled in the house, only pinched his ear playfully and said: Fiddle-dee-dee!

    Gone with the Wind

  • But Scarlett, abrim with pride and happiness and full of plans for the entertainments she would give when they were thoroughly settled in the house, only pinched his ear playfully and said: Fiddle-dee-dee!

    Gone with the Wind

  • But Scarlett, abrim with pride and happiness and full of plans for the entertainments she would give when they were thoroughly settled in the house, only pinched his ear playfully and said: Fiddle-dee-dee!

    Gone with the Wind

  • Then the students spotted John Pope as he was leaving the hall; they cornered him, and there they sat in the fading sunlight, three older men of proved reputation, some sixteen young scholars beginning their careers, all abrim with excitement about a massive planet and a little spacecraft a billion miles away.

    Space

  • Once again, as on the first evening that he had known her, the great blue eyes were abrim with unshed tears.

    Tour de Force

  • His freckled face was puckered with suppressed grief, his grey eyes abrim with the tears he was too proud to shed.

    Where the Sun Swings North

  • This Venus bore down, her shape girt in a dim halo; this she steeps with secret healing in the river-water poured out and sparkling abrim, and sprinkles life-giving juice of ambrosia and scented balm.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

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